US 9,810,867 B2
Connector assembly
Sven Otte, Berlin (DE); and Jeroen De Bruijn, Loop on Zand (NL)
Assigned to FCI Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
Appl. No. 15/26,422
Filed by FCI Asia PTE. LTD., KA Place (SG)
PCT Filed Oct. 1, 2014, PCT No. PCT/US2014/058564
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Mar. 31, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/050948, PCT Pub. Date Apr. 9, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/886,368, filed on Oct. 3, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0246021 A1, Aug. 25, 2016
Int. Cl. G02B 6/36 (2006.01); G02B 6/42 (2006.01); G02B 6/38 (2006.01)
CPC G02B 6/4292 (2013.01) [G02B 6/3821 (2013.01); G02B 6/3893 (2013.01)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A connector assembly comprising:
a dielectric connector housing comprising a housing body comprising a mating end configured to mate with a complementary electrical component along a mating direction and a mounting end opposite the mating end;
at least one latch arm supported by the housing body, each latch arm of the at least one latch arm comprising:
a respective outer surface and an opposed respective inner surface that faces an outer surface of the housing body,
a respective push tab supported by the respective outer surface of the at least one latch arm, and
a respective locking tab supported by the respective outer surface of the at least one latch arm; and
an unlocking element supported by the housing body, the unlocking element comprising an inner surface that faces the respective outer surface of each latch arm of the at least one latch arm,
wherein movement of the unlocking element from a first position to a second position causes each latch arm of the at least one latch arm to deflect from a locked position to an unlocked position.