Shielded banana plug with double shroud and input receptacle

  • US 5,703,324 A
  • Filed: 04/30/1996
  • Issued: 12/30/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A connection system for an instrument and test leads comprising:

  • (a) a shielded banana plug having;

    (i) an inner conductor,(ii) a first shroud spaced apart from said inner conductor,(iii) a conductive shield surrounding said first shroud, and(iv) a second shroud spaced apart from said shield; and

    ,(b) an input receptacle having;

    i) an inner sleeve having an open end for receiving said inner conductor,(ii) a nonconductive shroud substantially surrounding said inner sleeve, and(iii) a conductive shroud spaced apart from and substantially surrounding said nonconductive shroud for engaging said conductive shield when said plug is inserted into said receptacle.

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