Electrical connector having ground plates and ground coupling bar

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8267721
APP PUB NO 20110097934A1
SERIAL NO

12908344

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An electrical connector includes a plurality of leadframe assemblies having discrete signal contacts extending through a leadframe housing and defining opposed mating ends and mounting ends. The leadframes lack discrete ground contacts, and instead includes a ground plate having a plurality of mating ends, such that the mating end of at least one signal contact is disposed between a pair of the mating ends of the ground plate. The ground plate further includes a ground coupling bar connected between the pair of mating ends of the ground plate.

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FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY LLCRENO, NV557

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Minich, Steven E York, US 111 2180

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