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Spring Assisted Disconnect

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053471D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Flink, HG Lentz, JW ONeill, LE [+details]

Abstract

A connector assembly includes a base housing 5 which is mounted on a wall 6 by two series of lugs 7, one cooperating series of which is shown. The base connector terminals 8 are each formed of a socket 9 which is pressed into a cylindrical opening in the base 5 and a probe 10 that reciprocates within the socket and is spring biased toward the interface surface 12 confronting the connector half 13 of the connector assembly.