U.S. Patent No. 8,317,523 issued on November 27, 2012 on behalf of a leading German manufacturer for “Plug Connector for Circuit Boards.”
A multiple plug connector for a printed circuit board having a mounting part and at least two contact parts which each have a plug part for plug-connection to a complementary plug part of a plug connector, wherein an opening is formed for each contact part and each contact part passes through one of the openings by way of the plug part and is mechanically fixed to the mounting part. Each contact part has, on a side facing the printed circuit board, at least one contact element for electrical contact with a conductor of the printed circuit board. The mounting part has at least one first contact for electrical contact to at least one contact element of a contact part, and at least a second contact electrically connected to at least one first contact device for electrical contact with a conductor on the printed circuit board.