Kirk D. Ulery - Mount Joy PA
AMP Incorporated - Harrisburg PA
A filtered electrical device 38 for being secured externally to an electrical connector and electrically engagable to at least one circuit path thereof comprises at least one contact member 40, a housing member 56 having at least one filter receiving aperture 60 therein, filter member 68 disposed in the at least one aperture 60 and electrically connected to said at least one contact member 40 and a ground means. Contact member 40 has first and second contact portions 42, 46, the first contact portion 42 being secured in the housing 56 and engagable with the at least one circuit path of the electrical connector to which the filtering device 38 is secured. Second contact portion 46 is exposed along a bottom surface 62 of aperture 60 and is paired with and spaced from third contact portion 50 which is also exposed along a bottom aperture surface 62. Fourth contact section 52, engagable with ground means is secured in housing 56 and extends outwardly from third contact section 50. Filter member 68 is electrically engaged to the pairs of second and third contact portions 42, 46.