US 9,812,821 B2
Connection module with light display
Willi Hagemeier, Schieder-Schwalenberg (DE); and Falk Langer, Zwonitz (DE)
Assigned to PHOENIX CONTACT GMBH & CO KG, Blomberg (DE)
Appl. No. 14/764,660
Filed by PHOENIX CONTACT GMBH & CO KG, Blomberg (DE)
PCT Filed Jan. 14, 2014, PCT No. PCT/EP2014/050578
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jul. 30, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/117996, PCT Pub. Date Aug. 7, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2013 100 987 (DE), filed on Jan. 31, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0372432 A1, Dec. 24, 2015
Int. Cl. G09F 3/06 (2006.01); H01R 13/717 (2006.01); H01R 13/641 (2006.01); H01R 27/02 (2006.01); H01H 19/02 (2006.01)
CPC H01R 13/7175 (2013.01) [H01R 13/641 (2013.01); H01R 13/717 (2013.01); H01R 27/02 (2013.01); H01H 19/025 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A connection module with a plurality of connections for functional elements and with a plurality of operating indicators, wherein at least one of the operating indicators has a display element, wherein the display element has a base body which is configured as a light guide and which has a light in-coupling surface and a light out-coupling surface,
wherein the display element has a labeling field element,
wherein the labeling field element has a labeling-field light in-coupling surface and wherein the labeling-field light in-coupling surface is in light-conductive contact with the light out-coupling surface of the base body, and
wherein the labeling field element has an integral guide section configured for insertion into a guide of the base body in a specified first direction for fastening of the labeling field element in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction in engagement with the guide of the base body.