Docking sleeve with electrical adapter

  • US 9,706,026 B2
  • Filed: 11/09/2015
  • Issued: 07/11/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/24/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A docking cradle, comprising:

  • a base receiver configured to receive an electronic device disposed in a removable cover having a male connector with a plurality of contacts, the base receiver comprising a back support surface to support a back of the removable cover and electronic device and a docking support surface extending away from the back support surface; and

    a female connector disposed within the docking support surface of the base receiver and comprising a plurality of contacts configured to connect with one or more of the plurality of contacts of the male connector when the male connector is received in the base receiver, the female connector defining a rim to guide proper mating of the male connector of the removable cover to the female connector of the docking cradle, wherein the contacts of the female connector are biasing contacts that move when the removable cover and electronic device are received.

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