Electrical connector assembly with pick up cap protecting contacts

  • US 6,905,353 B2
  • Filed: 07/11/2003
  • Issued: 06/14/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/07/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:

  • an electrical connector comprising an insulative housing, a clip engaged on the housing, and a plurality of electrical contacts received in the housing, the contacts protruding from the housing;

    a pick up cap engaged on the housing and comprising a planar body with a smooth top surface for being sucked by a vacuum suction device and covering at least a portion of the contacts;

    wherein the pick up cap is disposed between the housing and the clip;

    whereby the pick up cap protects the contacts from damage or contamination.

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