Global Patent Index - EP 0978904 A1

EP 0978904 A1 20000209 - Low profile electrical connector for flat circuits

Title (en)

Low profile electrical connector for flat circuits

Title (de)

Elektrischer Kleinprofilverbinder für Flachstromkreise

Title (fr)

Connecteur électrique à profil compact pour circuits plats


EP 0978904 A1 (EN)


EP 99113919 A


JP 21960798 A

Abstract (en)

An electrical connector (1) is provided for flat circuits. The connector includes a low profile housing (3) having a bottom face (3a) and a front end (9). The front end has an elongated opening (5) for receiving an end of a flat circuit inserted into the opening in a direction generally parallel to the bottom face (3a). A plurality of mounting recesses (11) are provided in the bottom face (3a) spaced longitudinally along the opening. A plurality of terminals (4) are mounted through the bottom face (3a) of the housing and include mounting sections (21) inserted into the mounting recesses (11). The terminals include contact sections (17) for engagement with appropriate conductors of the flat circuit at the opening. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

H01R 12/28; H01R 12/24

IPC 8 full level

H01R 9/00 (2006.01); H01R 12/79 (2011.01); H01R 12/88 (2011.01)

CPC (source: EP)

H01R 12/79 (2013.01); H01R 12/88 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0978904 A1 20000209; JP 2000048886 A 20000218; JP 3316747 B2 20020819; KR 20000011759 A 20000225; SG 81288 A1 20010619; TW 433670 U 20010501

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 99113919 A 19990716; JP 21960798 A 19980717; KR 19990028794 A 19990716; SG 1999003202 A 19990705; TW 88211861 U 19990824