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Antonius P C M Hultermans: Optical fiber connector latching mechanism. The Whitaker Corporation, July 30, 1996: US05542015 (212 worldwide citation)

An optical fibre connector is shown comprising a jack mounted to a mother board and a plug mounted to a daughter board. The plug has a slidable insert retained by thrust lances against a shoulder of the plug housing such that the insert can be inserted into a cavity of the jack. Latches of the jack ...


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Norman R Birch, Nathan J Norris: Sealed coaxial connector. The Whitaker Corporation, William B Noll, March 22, 1994: US05295864 (202 worldwide citation)

The invention hereof relates to an improved Type "F" connector, where the contact and ground interfaces are sealed from the outside environment. The connector comprises a connector body, a dielectric insert to be received within the connector body, where the insert includes a generally uniform centr ...


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Robert C Briggs, Thomas R Fawcett Jr, Denis G Mulholland, Steven P Owens, Wallace R Savitsky: Universal adapter for optical connectors. The Whitaker Corporation, Katherine A Nelson, Driscoll A Nina Jr, July 26, 1994: US05333221 (201 worldwide citation)

A universal adapter including a generic fixed housing (10) capable of receiving diverse back panel assemblies (20-1, 20-2 . . . 20-n) each having a set of coupling elements (22-1, 22-2 . . . 22-n) which may differ according to industry standards. The adapter facilitates optical coupling of, for exam ...


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George H Foster Jr deceased, Donald L Metzger: Electrical connector and an associated method for compensating for crosstalk between a plurality of conductors. The Whitaker Corporation, December 24, 1996: US05586914 (190 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector which provides compensation for crosstalk includes a number of conductors positioned at least partially within an internal cavity defined by a housing. The elongate conductors are generally substantially parallel and laterally spaced and include a resilient contact portion at ...


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David D Erdman, John Skitka, Michael Douglas Rossana: Simplified fiber optic receptacle. The Whitaker Corporation, February 22, 2000: US06027252 (188 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic adapter has a single piece housing 1 with a retention shoulder 8. A coupling element 2 is received by the housing 1 and abuts the retention shoulder 8 to prevent extraction of the coupling element 2 from the housing 1. The coupling element 2 is retained therein by a retaining element 1 ...


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Richard G Leibfried Jr: Method for applying a retention sleeve to a coaxial cable connector. The Whitaker Corporation, Anton P Ness, December 14, 1993: US05269701 (170 worldwide citation)

A coaxial connector (100) having a coupling nut (12) freely rotatable therearound has a rear stop defined by the forward end (152) of a retention sleeve (150) placed along the central section (128) of the outer conductive shell (120). The retention sleeve rearward end (160) defines a forward stop fo ...


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James R Flanagan, Michael S Garland: Snap on plug connector for a UHF connector. The Whitaker Corporation, Gerald K Kita, May 31, 1994: US05316494 (170 worldwide citation)

An electrical plug (1) for connection to a jack (2), comprises, a plug portion (3) of termination of a coaxial cable, a coupling ring (4), a grip member (6) moveable over the coupling ring (4) and adapted to snap over a catch (8) at a forward end of the coupling ring (4), a portion of the coupling r ...


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Randall R Henry, William P Moyer: Mini-UHF snap-on plug. The Whitaker Corporation, William B Noll, October 10, 1995: US05456611 (166 worldwide citation)

This invention in its preferred embodiment, is directed to a miniature UHF type plug, more particularly to a female, snap-on coaxial cable connector for use with radio-frequency and other transmission lines, where such connector is electrically connectable to a male, receptacle connector, typically ...


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Brent D Yohn, Robert C Hosler Sr: Floating panel-mounted coaxial connector for use with stripline circuit boards. The Whitaker Corporation, Anton P Ness, May 14, 1996: US05516303 (164 worldwide citation)

A coaxial connector (50) float-mounted in a panel aperture (58) for mating with a mating coaxial connector (10) fixedly mounted in a second panel (12) and spring biased to adapted to a range of axial positions of the mating coaxial connector upon full mating. A subassembly (60) is movably mounted wi ...


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John C Hoffer, Carl M Bruckner, Jon M Orrell, Paula J Parke: High density fiber optic interconnection enclosure. The Whitaker Corporation, Anton P Ness, March 18, 1997: US05613030 (161 worldwide citation)

An enclosure (10) of the type having a patch panel (56) mountable at an interior location spaced inwardly a selected distance from a front opening (22). A card region (50) behind patch panel (56) receives splice cards (100) or connector cards (200) slidably along pairs of card guides (62, 64). Splic ...