Global Patent Index - EP 0749184 B1

EP 0749184 B1 2000-01-26 - Lamp holder

Title (en)

Lamp holder

Title (de)

Lampenfassung

Title (fr)

Douille pour ampoule

Publication

EP 0749184 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96304346 A

Priority

GB 9512372 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0749184A2] An easy to assemble electrical connector, particularly for use in a lamp holder body, is provided. The electrical connector has two complementary body portions (10, 20) which fit together to form the connector, the first body portion (20) containing contact means (35, 36) for electrical contact between the connector and a target to be supplied with electrical current and the second body portion (10) containing retaining means to retain wires (30, 31) to supply current to the connector, whereby the wires (30, 31) can be maintained in electrical contact with the contact means (35, 36) when the body portions (10, 20) are fitted together, the retaining means comprising a plurality of slots (14), each slot (14) to receive one end of a wire (30, 31), and a channel (15) adjacent each slot (14) to receive a connector portion (34) of a conductor tag (32) attached to the end of the wire (30, 31) to be received in the respective slot (14), the connector portion (34) of the tag (32) extending substantially normally to the wire (30, 31). <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

H01R 13/436; H01R 4/48; H01R 13/24; H01R 13/506; H01R 33/46

IPC 8 full level

H01R 13/436 (2006.01); H01R 13/506 (2006.01); H01R 33/46 (2006.01); H01R 13/24 (2006.01)

CPC

H01R 33/46 (2013.01); H01R 13/436 (2013.01); H01R 13/506 (2013.01); H01R 13/2421 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

ES FR GB IT

DOCDB simple family

EP 0749184 A2 19961218; EP 0749184 A3 19970903; EP 0749184 B1 20000126; AU 5589396 A 19970102; ES 2146359 T3 20000801; GB 2302459 A 19970115; GB 9512372 D0 19950816; NZ 286782 A 19970526