Outlet accommodating out-of-specification plugs

  • US 6,869,318 B2
  • Filed: 04/03/2003
  • Issued: 03/22/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/04/2002
  • Status: Expired
First Claim
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1. A telecommunications outlet comprising:

  • a housing that is shaped to receive a plug, said housing having a support disposed within said housing; and

    a first contact having a first end that is disposed under a lip of said housing, a termination end that exits a rear of said housing, and a bend section, said bend section is supported by said support, wherein said first contact includes a first reverse curve section disposed between said first end and said bend section, said first reverse curve section includes a convex portion and a concave portion, said concave portion is configured and dimensioned to have contact with said plug so as to prevent deformation of said contact.

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