Patent Number: 9,431,767

Title: Electrical connector with an improved shell having a vertical blade to perform a shielding function

Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes an insulative body (1) comprising a rear part (11), a front widened tongue (121), and a front narrowed tongue (122), a plurality of contacts (2) received in the insulative body, a metallic shell (3) enclosing the insulative body, a spacer (5) assembled to the insulative body for supporting the contacts, and a cable connected with the contacts and comprising two STP (Shielded Twisted Pair) wires (62) for high speed signal transmission, each of the two STP wires having a front section without aluminum foil. The metallic shell comprises a front shell (32) and a rear shell (33) assembled with each other, the rear shell defines a vertical blade (335) bent downwards from a top wall thereof, and the vertical blade extends downwards and is located between the front sections of the STP wires.

Inventors: Wu; Jerry (Irvine, CA), Chen; Jun (Kunshan, CN), Song; Zhan-Feng (Kunshan, CN)

Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.

International Classification: H01R 9/03 (20060101); H01R 13/6463 (20110101); H01R 13/6585 (20110101); H01R 13/6592 (20110101)

Expiration Date: 2020-08-30 0:00:00