US 9,812,811 B1
Connector housing mounted on a wall socket by means of an adaper plate
Thomas Michael Gorin, Atlanta, GA (US); James Loye Hutchinson, Dallas, GA (US); Cassidy Amber Jones, Mableton, GA (US); Jeremy Sabri Omess, Sandy Springs, GA (US); Nicolas Juan Nuñez, Suwanee, GA (US); and Hagan Seth McBride, Duluth, GA (US)
Assigned to DATA:)COMM ELECTRONICS, INC., Norcross, GA (US)
Filed by Thomas Michael Gorin, Atlanta, GA (US); James Loye Hutchinson, Dallas, GA (US); Cassidy Amber Jones, Mableton, GA (US); Jeremy Sabri Omess, Sandy Springs, GA (US); Nicolas Juan Nuñez, Suwanee, GA (US); and Hagan Seth McBride, Duluth, GA (US)
Filed on Jul. 11, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/206,544.
Int. Cl. H01R 25/00 (2006.01); H01R 27/02 (2006.01); H01R 31/00 (2006.01); H01R 33/00 (2006.01); H01R 13/60 (2006.01); H01R 24/70 (2011.01); H01R 31/06 (2006.01); H02J 7/00 (2006.01); H01R 103/00 (2006.01)
CPC H01R 13/60 (2013.01) [H01R 24/70 (2013.01); H01R 25/00 (2013.01); H01R 31/06 (2013.01); H01R 31/065 (2013.01); H02J 7/0044 (2013.01); H01R 2103/00 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An electrical connector assembly for mounting on an electrical wall socket for charging a battery of a hand held device, comprising
a cord housing, an insulated electrical cord in the cord housing, an external connector connected to the insulated electrical cord for connecting the insulated electrical cord to the battery of the hand held device,
an electrical plug supported by the cord housing, said electrical plug connected to the insulated electrical cord and having blades for electrically connecting the insulated electrical cord and the external connector to the electrical wall socket,
an adapter plate for placement between the cord housing and the electrical wall socket, the adapter plate including openings sized and shaped to fit about the blades of the electrical plug and about the socket openings of the electrical wall socket,
a screw opening defined in the adapter plate for mounting the adapter plate to the electrical wall socket, and
a rim formed on the adapter plate that fits with the cord housing to connect the cord housing to the adapter plate, so that the wall socket supports the adapter plate and the adapter plate supports the cord housing.