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211260200 Supporting part of an article 16
211260100 Remote control unit 4
20090166302ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLED VERTICALLY ADJUSTABLE FLAT PANEL DISPLAY BRACKET - An electrically controlled vertically adjustable flat panel display bracket has a base, a frame, a control module and a display rack. The frame is attached to the base. The control module is remote controllable. The display rack has a rail a sliding bracket and a driving device. The rail is parallelly formed inside the frame. The sliding bracket is mounted with a flat panel display, is movably mounted on the rail and is driven by the driving device to move along the rail. The control module may be remote controllable to actuate the driving device to vertically move the flat panel display slidably.07-02-2009
20080283479REMOTE CONTROL UNIT ORGANIZING DEVICE - A remote control unit organizing device (11-20-2008
20120012545Remote control collector - A remote control collector is provided which has an upright support member. The upright support member has a longitudinal axis, at least three side walls, a top wall, and a bottom portion. The sidewalls include edge portions which define and outer circumference. A base is connected to the bottom portion with a width which is greater than the outer circumference defined by the sidewall edge portion. The remote control units are releasably secured to the sidewalls for ease in operation and storage. The remote control collector may further desirably include a circular longitudinal storage area formed in the upright support member.01-19-2012
20080230498REMOTE CONTROL CADDY - A remote control caddy includes a hand portion in the shape of a human hand, a forearm portion in the shape of a human forearm, and a wrist portion in the shape of a human wrist positioned between the hand portion and the forearm portion. The hand portion includes an upwardly-facing palm surface and five fingers, with the hand portion being configured to selectively receive and hold a remote control on the palm surface. Additionally, the wrist portion is bent such that the hand portion is angled from the forearm portion with the palm surface being substantially horizontal. The fingers may be at least slightly curved back toward the palm surface. The remote control caddy may include a plurality of LEDs to provide light upon receipt of a remote control. Further, a plurality of remote control caddies may be coupled together to selectively hold a plurality of remote controls.09-25-2008
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20080272070Shock proof structure for storage device of electronic device - The present invention discloses a shock proof structure for a storage device of an electronic device or more particularly to a shock proof structure being used on motor vehicles or in environments with strong vibration or shocks. The structure has a housing and inside the housing is a shock proof rack with an indented storage space for fixing the storage device. The first and second buffer elements are installed on the periphery and edges of the shock proof rack, so that the shock proof rack is suspended in the housing, thereby bringing about shock proof effect with the buffering action of the first and the second buffer elements.11-06-2008
20120168391ADJUSTMENT MODULE OF A PROJECTOR - An adjustment module adapted to a projector includes first and second racks, a screw, a rotary knob, a pin, and an elastic member. The first rack fixed to the projector has a first opening. The second rack is pivotally connected to the first rack and has a second opening. The screw is configured between the first rack and the second rack. The rotary knob has a threaded hole. One end of the screw passes through the first opening and is screwed into the threaded hole. The other end of the screw passes through the second opening and is fixed to the pin. The first rack and the second rack are located between the rotary knob and the pin. The elastic member is configured between the first rack and the second rack. The elastic member pushes the first rack against the rotary knob and pushes the second rack against the pin.07-05-2012
20130075351MULTIFUNCTION BEVERAGE CONTAINER HOLDER - An apparatus including one or more beverage container receptacles for holding a beverage container in the upright position in multiple convenient and possibly unstable locations is described. Slender legs separate the beverage container receptacles from direct contact with the mounting or bearing surfaces and serve to damp spilling forces transmitted from these surfaces when the apparatus is placed in various horizontal or vertical orientations such as vertically between couch cushions; or horizontally between a bed mattress and box spring; or on a picnic blanket. Multiple stemmed and non-stemmed beverage container types such as wine glasses, coffee cups, large soda cups are simultaneously held. Additional storage space for personal effects such as digital electronic devices, remote controls or reading glasses is included One embodiment of the invention includes speakers, amplifying electronics and batteries for playing digital music from a users digital electronic device.03-28-2013
20120175320POWER SUPPLY STRUCTURE - A retaining structure for a power supply may include top and bottom rails connected by columns, which carry loads that would otherwise be applied to the power supply. End plates may be attached to the rails to inhibit movement of the cells in directions parallel to the top and bottom rails. The rails may have a cross section configured to carry at least some of the loads applied to the battery pack. For example, at least a portion of the cross section may be configured in a shape that acts as a spring and deflects upon loading.07-12-2012
20120175321Equipment Mounting Structure - A modular pole system is used to support office systems or equipment to facilitate point of sale retail functions. An elongate pole has a plurality of channels that receive locking nuts to support the equipment in place. Electronic equipment including such items as scanners, printers, displays, and telephones may be placed on specialized equipment mounting structures proximate the pole or with use of extension arms to space the equipment away from the pole.07-12-2012
20130026113SERVER RACK WITH LOCKABLE SLIDE ASSEMBLY - A slide assembly includes a slide, a fastener, and a latch. The slide includes a web and a flange substantially perpendicular to the web. The fastener is mounted on the flange. The fastener includes a first retaining portion and a second retaining portion. The first retaining portion is engaged with the locking hole. The latch is mounted on the web. The latch includes a locking member. The locking member includes a first locking portion and a second locking portion. The latch is resilient deformed from a first position to a second position. In the first position, the first retaining portion and the first locking portion are coupled to mount to a first bracket. In the second position, the second retaining portion and the second locking portion are coupled to mount to a second bracket.01-31-2013
20130026112FOLDABLE BRACKET FOR EMPLACING A TABLET PERSONAL COMPUTER AND AN AUDIO DEVICE - The present invention discloses a foldable bracket for emplacing a tablet personal computer and an audio device. Two front brackets are provided with plural symmetric slots and can provide for emplacing uprightly or obliquely tablet personal computers of various sizes and thicknesses after being opened by rotation. Two rear brackets are provided with symmetric and polyhedral slots and can provide for emplacing a polyhedral barrel-shaped audio device after being opened by rotation. The foldable bracket is formed by sheathing together four small brackets through pivots and shaft holes, constituting three rotatable axes. The audio is a polyhedral barrel and can stand up stably on a desktop.01-31-2013
20130082013FIXING DEVICE FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A fixing device for fixing a data storage device includes a rack, an engaging member, and a resilient member. The rack includes a bottom plate, a first plate and a second plate protruding from the bottom plate. The resilient member is fixed to the bottom plate is permanently deformed by, and bears against, the data storage device when in place. Two pins protrude from an inner surface of the first plate to detachably engage in a first sidewall of the data storage device. A stopping tab extends from the engaging member to detachably block a top of the data storage device.04-04-2013
20120181240Support Apparatus - The present disclosure relates to shelving systems and methods that are adaptable to a number of applications, including building heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“HVAC”) systems, shelving units for holding children's games and toys, closet organizers with hangers and shelves, storage systems in a garage or workshop, storage shelves over a garage door, and as a shelving unit for audio and visual equipment. The shelving unit includes a means for attachment to an overhead member, such as a steel beam, wood rafter, wood joist, wood beam, or ceiling, a generally J or L shaped bar, the ability to raise or lower the J or L shaped bar to provide for storage at different heights, an extension member removably coupled to the J or L bar, and wherein the extension member has a length that provides for storage space of different widths. In another aspect, an inverted shelving stand is provided. In still a further aspect, a U shaped swiveling hanging unit is provided.07-19-2012
20130087517Supporting Device for a Tablet Personal Computer - A supporting device for a tablet personal computer comprising a baseplate, a locating plate for placing the tablet personal computer and a supporting shelf for supporting the locating plate is disclosed. A wireless keyboard wirelessly communicatively coupled to the tablet personal computer is equipped on the baseplate. The supporting shelf comprises a supporting plate and a sliding plate. The first end of the supporting plate is in folding connection with the sliding plate and the second end of the supporting plate is connected with the locating plate. The sliding plate is slideably arranged on the baseplate. When in use, the inclination angle of the locating plate can be adjusted through sliding the sliding plate. In such a way, the inclination angle of the tablet personal computer can be further adjusted, so as to adapt the requirements of different people and different locations.04-11-2013
20130087518SERVER RACK WITH LOCKABLE TRAY - A server rack includes a side plate and a tray. A pin is secured on the side plate. A tray includes a sidewall. A slit is defined in the sidewall. A locking member is pivotally mounted on the sidewall. The locking member includes a locking protrusion which is adapted to be slide in the slit to abut the pin. An elastic piece is secured on the sidewall. The locking member is pressed by the elastic piece. The locking member rotates on the sidewall to have the locking protrusion sliding out of the slit and moving away from the pin. The elastic piece is elastically deformed by the locking member when the locking member rotates on the sidewall, rebounds to rotate the locking member backward to have the locking protrusion sliding in the slit and abutting the shaft portion.04-11-2013
20100006518QUICK INSTALLATION MOUNTING STRUCTURE - A quick installation mounting structure for use with a barcode scanning tunnel has at least one vertical post that defines a first plurality of axial slots formed along a length of the vertical post, at least one cross-member that defines a second plurality of axial slots formed along a length of the cross-member, at least one bracket for connecting the at least one vertical post to the at least one cross-member, and a plurality of fasteners. Each of the fasteners are received through the bracket so that an end of each fastener is received in one of the vertical post and cross member slots so that the fastener is rotationally fixed but axially moveable with respect to the vertical post or cross member.01-14-2010
20100006519SHELF FOR A SHELVING UNIT - A sheet metal shelf has a front edge, a back edge and a load carrying flat portion, the front edge comprising a support for supporting display elements of a display system. The sheet material at the front edge is formed as a first enclosed channel integrally formed with the load carrying flat portion, so the channel provides the support at the front edge of the shelf. The support has apertures for attaching the display elements.01-14-2010
20100133209CONFIGURABLE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND MODULAR DISPLAY ARRANGEMENT FOR CONSUMER ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A method of displaying consumer electronic devices comprises supporting a plurality of rails on a frame in a generally parallel, spaced relationship and configuring each rail for slidable movement relative to the frame in a direction generally perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of each rail. A first row of display units is supported between a first adjacent pair of the rails and a second row of display units between a second adjacent pair of the rails, with each display unit comprising at least one of a device support unit and a plate. The plurality of display units are reconfigurable by exchanging the display units between different lateral positions within at least one of the first and second rows of display units and/or by exchanging at least one display unit between the first row and the second row of display units.06-03-2010
20120187056Display Positioning Apparatus and Method - Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus for positioning an electronic display. The apparatus can be combined with an existing work surface to provide a multi-position workstation. In some cases the apparatus includes a mounting portion configured to support an electronic display and a keyboard. The mounting portion may be movable with respect to the work surface between multiple positions, including for example, a sitting position and a standing position. Methods for positioning an electronic display and a keyboard are also included.07-26-2012
20130062292LIBRARY SYSTEM WITH CONNECTOR FOR REMOVABLE CARTRIDGES - Embodiments presented herein provide a removable disk library system. The removable disk library system, in embodiments, comprises an array of removable disk drive bays and a movable connector system. Each removable disk drive bay can hold a removable disk drive cartridge. The movable connector system can be positioned behind the array of removable disk drive bays where the movable connector system can access the connector of the removable disk drive cartridges. In embodiments, the movable connector system includes a movable connector assembly that can automatically connect to the connector at the rear of the removable disk drive.03-14-2013
20120223030COVER FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT COMPRISING CONTACTING DEVICE - Cover for an electronic equipment, which cover includes a first and a second metal panel element, wherein respective first and second metal surface of the panel element are mechanically joined together with electrical contact using a connector including a contacting device. The contacting device includes a) an elongated, wave-shaped metal compression spring part with a direction of elongation and a direction of motion, where the spring part is compressed between the two respective metal surfaces against the spring force; b) a hook part on the spring part, gripping around an edge of the first panel element; and c) at least one projection, on a surface facing towards the first metal surface when the hook part grips around the edge, which projection is arranged to display different sliding friction against the first metal surface depending on in which direction the spring part is caused to slide against the first metal surface.09-06-2012
20130161273Air Seal For Server Rack - An air seal for a server rack installed in a data center which delivers cool air to the fronts of racks and removes warm air at the back, where one or more of the racks are elevated by wheels or legs. A seal support member of rigid plastic and of right angle cross section has a horizontal portion and a vertical portion. The horizontal portion is adhesively secured to a downwardly facing surface at the bottom front and/or back of the rack. The horizontal portion is recessed at opposite ends to accommodate wheels or legs at opposite sides of the rack. The vertical portion extends across the full width of the rack and projects downward. A sealing strip of EPDM foam is adhesively secured to the vertical portion and is held flexed against the floor, forming a seal against the flow of by-pass air underneath the rack.06-27-2013
20130068706STRUCTURE FOR MOUNTING A DEVICE ON A RACK - A mounting structure for mounting two pieces of equipment to a U shaped support arm structure of an equipment rack. The mounting structure includes an affixing structure supported by the support arm structure and a positioning structure affixed to the affixing structure at an adjustable position to define an adjustable size of the mounting structure. The first piece of equipment (e.g. a monitor) is mounted on the support arm structure, and is fixedly connected to one end of the mounting structure. The second piece of equipment (e.g. a KVM switch) is supported by the affixing structure. The positioning structure is fixedly connecting to the second piece of equipment near the other end of the mounting structure. Horizontal and vertical calibration devices help align the two pieces of equipment to enable two connectors of the two pieces of equipment to directly connect with each other without using a cable.03-21-2013
20130068707MOUNTING DEVICE FOR OPTICAL DISK DRIVE - A mounting device for mounting an optical disk drive (ODD) includes a rack and a fixing member. The rack defines an opening in a front side through which the ODD extends into the rack. A blocking plate is formed at a rear end of the rack to block a back end of the ODD. Two bars are formed between the opening and the blocking portion to sandwich the ODD. The fixing member is pivotally mounted to a side of the opening to block a front end of the ODD.03-21-2013
20130213907FRAMEWORK OF AN ELECTRICAL PANEL OR ENCLOSURE - The invention relates to a parallelepipedal framework (08-22-2013
20130213908RACK - The present disclosure relates to a rack comprising a plurality of frame pieces adapted to be interconnected, constructed as a cylindrical hollow profile extending along a longitudinal axis, the longitudinal axes of two interconnected frame pieces being positioned obliquely in relation to each other; at least one bracing unit including at least one tensioning element, which extends substantially over the entire length of the first frame piece, and two force transmission members associated with the tensioning element, which force transmission members transmit a tensioning force of the tensioning element to the components of the rack, the tensioning force being effective in the direction of the longitudinal axis of the first frame piece to be braced, so that the tensioning force braces the first frame piece against the at least one second frame piece and/or against the at least one corner connector.08-22-2013
20130213909CHASSIS SYSTEM WITH FRONT COOLING INTAKE - A line card includes a metal frame that includes a front section, and a bottom section connected to the front section via an angled section, where the angled section results in an opening between the line card and a second line card, when the line card is installed above the second line card in a rack, and where the opening allows directed air to enter the rack from a front direction; a printed circuit board attached to the metal frame; and a group of front panel connectors attached to the front section of the metal frame.08-22-2013
20100320160Storage device for call cords and related patient care equipment - A storage device for items connectable to a power source, particularly in patient care facilities. The device is attachable to an electrical power box in a support surface. A backing plate securable to the support surface has an upper free edge and a lower region defining a substantially planar intermediate region therebetween. A power supply aperture in the intermediate region allows for selective power connection between the power box and stored items. A base shelf at the lower region of the backing plate, and a projections from the free edge of the base shelf, provide securing locations for selected items. Removable bracket units for specific items can be secured on the projections. The device provides improved means of secure, hygienic, compact and efficient storage and access to the items, while overcoming disadvantages of health and safety hazards of the prior art.12-23-2010
20100126949DISPOSITION INTRODUCED IN RACK FOR SERVER AND SIMILAR WITH CLOSURE IN MIXED SHEET - DISPOSITION INTRODUCED IN RACK FOR SERVER AND SIMILAR WITH CLOSURE IN MIXED SHEET consists essentially in a rack (05-27-2010
20110297628SERVER RACK ASSEMBLY - A server rack assembly includes a rack, a chassis, and a locking device. The rack has two side plates each defining a receiving slot. The chassis receives an electronic component, and is received between the side walls. The locking device includes a bracket, a locker, and two elastic members. The bracket is positioned at an end of the chassis and adjacent to the receiving slot. The locker is fixed to the center of the bracket. The two elastic members are fixed to two opposite ends of the bracket. Each elastic member includes a protrusion and a locking piece at two opposite ends thereof. The elastic member is capable of rotating between a first position where the locker locks the locking piece and the protrusion is received in the receiving slot, and a second position where the locker unlocks the locking piece and the protrusion is released from the receiving slot.12-08-2011
20110297629HIGH DENSITY PANEL WITH ROTATING TRAY - The present invention relates to a telecommunications termination panel with a tray pivotably mounted within the front opening of a housing. The tray pivots about a hinge located adjacent one of the sides of the housing and includes a raised floor. The raised floor of the tray cooperates with the side adjacent the hinge and a bottom of the housing to define a cable path from a rear cable access port to an opening on the tray adjacent the hinge. The tray includes a plurality of connection locations and cable management structures to direct a telecommunications cable from the cable access port to a rear of the connection locations without violating bend radius rules. The tray may also include a temporary cable holder to assist in pulling cables through the rear opening into the housing. The present invention further relates to a telecommunications equipment rack with a termination panel with such a pivoting tray mounted to the rack.12-08-2011
20100170860Rack Body with Engaging Mechamism - Disconnected slits are disposed between one end of at least one of the first and the second side plates coupled to a retaining pin and a bottom plate of a rack body with an engaging mechanism to form a free end thereby allowing an operation of an insertion of the retaining pin into or a separation thereof from the screw hole to be more convenient by offsetting the free end outward to lengthen a distance between the two opposite retaining pins.07-08-2010
20110290746SLIDE ASSEMBLY - A slide assembly is used for mounting a server. The slide assembly includes a slide and a mounted device. The slide includes a retaining portion. The retaining portion includes a holding member. The mounting device is pivotably attached to the retaining portion. The mounting device includes a spring element and a locking portion. An end of the spring element abuts the holding member. The mounting device is capable of being rotated relative to the retaining portion from a securing position to a release position. In the securing position, the locking portion extends past the retaining portion. In the release position, the spring element is elastically deformed and the locking portion is rotated away from the retaining portion.12-01-2011
20120097623HARD DISK DRIVE HOLDER - An exemplary holder for a hard disk drive includes a mounting frame and a handle. The mounting frame includes a first mounting arm, a second mounting arm, a connecting arm, and a clipping assembly. One end of the handle is pivotally connected with one end of the connecting arm. The clipping assembly is attached at another end of the connecting arm. The clipping assembly includes a base, a button, a elastic member and a sliding member. The button is slidable in the connecting arm. The resilient member is located between and abuts against the button and the base. One end of the sliding member is pivotally connected with the connecting arm. Another end of the sliding member is slidably connected with the button. The sliding member defines a locking groove, and the other end of the handle forms a locking hook received in the locking groove of the sliding member.04-26-2012
20090152216RACK SYSTEM PROVIDING FLEXIBLE CONFIGURATION OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS WITH FRONT ACCESS - A system for receiving and supporting a plurality of devices connected to a network. The system comprises a rack having a front side providing access to a plurality of chassis bays for receiving a chassis and aligning a back end of the chassis for blind docking with an electrical power source. The chassis includes a power supply, a fan, and a front side providing access to a plurality of module bays for receiving a module and aligning a back end of the module for blind docking with the power supply. A compute module is received in a module bay and directly blind docked to the power supply. The system further includes at least one other module received in a module bay within the same chassis as the compute module and directly blind docked with the same power supply along with the compute module. The at least one other module is interchangeably selected from the group consisting of a second compute module and an expansion module, wherein the one or more components of the expansion module are controlled by the motherboard of the compute module within the same chassis.06-18-2009
20120024804Monitor Stand Allowing Various Types of Motion - Described herein is a stand for supporting at least one computer monitor. The stand includes an upper support and a base structure connected thereto. The base structure includes a first base member having a curved surface, a bottom portion of the upper support adapted for sliding along the curved surface resulting in tilting of the upper support. The base structure also includes a second base member coupled to the first base member to allow the first base member and the upper support to rotate about an axis substantially perpendicular to the horizontal surface. The base structure further includes a third base member coupled to the second base member to allow the second base member to translate forward and backward with respect to the third base member.02-02-2012
20120024803SHELF UNIT FOR USE IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK - A kit for providing front-access cable terminations for rear-access shelf unit mounted in a rack system may comprise a terminal block panel, a terminal block, a set of extension cables, a rear panel, and a baffle. The terminal block panel may be configured to mount to the shelf unit. The terminal block may be mounted to the terminal block panel to provide front-access terminations for the shelf unit. The set of extension cables may provide electrical connection between the terminal block and one or more terminals disposed on a back plane associated with the shelf unit. The rear panel may be configured to attach to the shelf unit and to cover the set of extension cables. The baffle may be configured for installation in the rack system above the shelf unit and removable for access to the front-access terminations. The baffle may be configured to direct air flow rising from the rear-access equipment to the rear of the rack.02-02-2012
20080264880Apparatus and Method for Housing Electronic Equipment and Increasing Floor Space Utilization - An electronic equipment rack allows electronic equipment to be hung vertically to save space for deep components. This is done by providing a vertical rack apparatus with horizontal side panels on which components are mounted vertically. The side panels of the rack are shorter than the depth of the components to be mounted on, to, or within the panels, thus allowing space to be saved. The rack can be expanded based on user's equipment growth. The apparatus can be mounted on a wall or on a standard EIA relay rack. The apparatus has cable management for equipment that fits into wire channels and allows having a patch panel mounted without taking up a “U” space in the apparatus itself. The apparatus can include a built-in level for ease of mounting, and an integrated earth grounding stud.10-30-2008
20110114575RACK ENCLOSURE - An exemplary rack enclosure includes a frame, and two opposite first brackets and two opposite second brackets mounted on the frame in parallel for securing an electronic device thereon. Each of the first brackets includes a mounting plate secured on the frame and parallel and spaced abutting sheets extending from a side of the mounting plate for supporting an end of the electronic device.05-19-2011
20110266229STACKABLE MODULAR PERSONAL COMPUTER ARRAY - One aspect of this disclosure is directed to a sub-rack module for supporting a personal computer chassis therein. The sub-rack module is configured to be received within a multi-position support rack. Due to the unique combination of the sub-rack and the multi-position support rack, the sub-rack modules can be positioned such that the back ends of the personal computer chassis form an air passageway in the center of the multi-position support rack, which allows for the air flow to be directed through the passageway and out through the front end of the personal computer chassis. This configuration allows for the high density storage of an array of personal computer chassis while providing adequate cooling for multiple units. A method for manufacturing this system is also provided.11-03-2011
20100078397DUAL SWIVEL IN-LINE LOAD NODE LOCK MECHANISM - An in-line node locking mechanism for supporting and locking a node within a rack system such forces applied on a node by the node locking mechanism generate consistent output forces. The in-line node locking mechanism utilizes dual swivel nuts and an in-line loading arrangement that evenly distributes forces along the length of a rail system to create evenly distributed forces and avoid the creation of stress points. An actuating screw causes the node locking mechanism to adjust between unlocked and locked positions. In the unlocked position, the mechanism causes the node to be lowered and move freely along the in-line rail system. In the locked position the mechanism causes the node to securely abut the rack system thereby locking the node within the rack system.04-01-2010
20130098852PC TABLET HOLDER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF - A pc tablet holder for suspending pc tablets above the mid-body section of a user lying on bed with the back against the headboard. The holder has a tripod configuration with front legs made from a resilient elongated round bent in inverted “U”-shape and held in position by a string. A rear leg is connected to the “U”-shape's vertex by a retainer. A top clamping element, having a surface to catch the pc tablet's top edge, is carried at the “U”-shape's vertex. A bottom clamping element, having a space to receive the pc tablet's bottom edge, is carried by the string. The holder is placed on the bed with front legs across the user's mid-body section and the rear leg adjacent the user's crotch area. A pc tablet is removably clamped between the top and bottom clamping elements, achieving a hands-free holding of the pc tablet.04-25-2013
20080290052Apparatus and Method for Housing Electronic Equipment and Increasing Floor Space Utilization in a Secure Environment - A secure electronic equipment rack allows electronic equipment to be hung vertically to save space for deep components. This is done by providing a vertical rack apparatus with horizontal side panels on which components are mounted vertically. The side panels of the rack are shorter than the depth of the components to be mounted on, to, or within the panels, thus allowing space to be saved. The rack can be expanded based on user's equipment growth. The apparatus can be mounted on a wall or on a standard EIA relay rack. The apparatus has cable management for equipment that fits into wire channels and allows having a patch panel mounted without taking up a “U” space in the apparatus itself. The apparatus can include a built-in level for ease of mounting, and an integrated earth grounding stud. A secure version can include tamper resistance by adding baffling of ventilation areas, for example in both top and bottom vent patterns, and can be designed to be assembled in an overlapping fashion which allows no exposed hardware with the last piece to be assembled being the first to be removed in sequence.11-27-2008
20110266230Support device having variable security level - A support apparatus having a variable security level, including a tray structured for receiving a portable electronic device, the tray having a mounting interface structure on an outside backing surface thereof. An unsecurable retainer mechanism is structured for releasably retaining the portable electronic device in the tray. A variable level security mechanism is structured for securably retaining the portable electronic device in the tray, the variably securable latching element including: a latching element that is movable between a latched configuration relative to the tray for securably latching the portable electronic device in the tray, and an unlatched configuration, a plunger-type security element that is movable between a secured configuration for alternatively securing the latching element in the latched and unlatched configurations thereof, and an unsecured configuration, and a lock element that is coupled to the security element for alternatively locking the security element in the secured and unsecured configurations thereof.11-03-2011
20120292268FASTENING MODULE - A fastening module for fastening a data storage device is provided. A fastening trough is formed at a lower surface of the data storage device. The fastening module includes a frame bracket, a fastening member, and a buckling member. The frame bracket is used for carrying the data storage device. The frame bracket includes a lower frame and two side frames. The side frames are connected to two sides of the lower frame. The lower frame includes a clamping hole. The fastening member is disposed at the clamping hole and inserted into a fastening trough, so as to prevent the data storage device from moving. The buckling member is movably disposed at the side frames to buckle an upper surface of the data storage device.11-22-2012
20080290051Standalone open frame - A standalone open frame of an apparatus in one example is configured to support a rack-mount electronic component of a predetermined size selected from any of a plurality of predetermined sizes. The standalone open frame is configured to securely engage the rack-mount electronic component through employment of at least one set of rack-mount adapters that is configured for the predetermined size of the rack-mount electronic component.11-27-2008
20090178986RACK MOUNTED COMPUTER SYSTEM - A rack mounted computer system. In one variation the computer rack is configured for side-by-side placement of computers. In another variation, the computer rack includes flanges for supporting the placement of computer units within the rack. In another variation the computer rack is configured with retaining clips. In yet another variation, the computer rack is configured to receive computers with chassis that are adapted for side-by-side placement.07-16-2009
20090178985BLANKING PANEL FOR STANDARDIZED EQUIPMENT RACK AND CABINET ENCLOSURE - A snap-mount blanking panel for an equipment rack or cabinet enclosure has ergonomic grips spaced laterally inward to permit comfortable and reliable mounting and removal of the blanking panel regardless of lateral clearance. Resiliently flexible sealing skirt members create a positive seal with adjacent electronic devices or blanking panels. Stacking structure enables stable stacking of multiple units outside a container. An off-set platform allows for mounting ambient atmospheric indicators or signage, or may be used as a writing surface. A cable pass-through is also provided.07-16-2009
20090139941AUDIO, COMPUTER AND VIDEO COMPONENT CASE AND METHODS OF PRODUCTION - Audio, computer and video component cases have been developed that comprise: a) a lower box component having an open top, at least two side panels, a back panel, a front panel and a bottom panel, wherein the bottom panel is coupled with at least one of the at least two side panels, the back panel, the front panel or a combination thereof; b) an upper box component having an open bottom, at least two side panels, a back panel, a front panel and a top panel, wherein the top panel is coupled with at least one of the at least two side panels, the back panel, the front panel or a combination thereof; c) a platform for supporting an audio component, computer component, video component or a combination thereof, wherein the platform comprises an upper surface and a lower surface, wherein the platform is coupled to the lower box, the upper box or a combination thereof and wherein the platform is hingeably movable to expose the lower surface of the platform; and d) at least one latch assembly comprising a latch and a latch receptacle, wherein the latch assembly is coupled to the lower box, the upper box or a combination thereof.06-04-2009
20120285908CATHODE RAY TUBE MONITOR TO FLAT PANEL MONITOR CONVERSION BRACKET - A conversion bracket is described. Specifically, the conversion bracket allows a mounting system for use with a computer system having a CRT monitor to be used with a computer system having a flat panel monitor. The conversion bracket may comprise a two prong mounting adapter and a flange to secure the conversion bracket to the CRT monitor caddy.11-15-2012
20120285907Multi-Functional Electronic Device Holder and Method of Use - This invention is a device that fits into a cup holder converting it into a device that can hold a cup and a variety of electronic devices simultaneously. One embodiment provides access to the electronic devices placed in the device for plugging the electronic devices into electronic connectors or charging cables. Another embodiment has electronic connector and charging cables internally disposed for easier connectivity of electronic devices placed in the device. The device is molded out of flexible material, typically molded by thermoforming, injection molding, blow molding or rotational molding, such as vinyl, polyvinyl chloride, nylon, urethane, polystyrene, polyethylene, aramids, Teflon, leather, thermoplastics or thermosetting polymers with similar properties or other suitable material such that it can securely hold electronic devices in such a way that they can be used hands free, in any cup holder such as on strollers, shopping carts, motorized vehicles, at home or the office.11-15-2012
20090101603TOOL-LESS RACK RAIL SYSTEM INCORPORATING CLAMPING MECHANISM - A rack rail system engageable with a post of a rack. The rack rail system includes a rail assembly and a flange provided on at least an end of the rail assembly. The flange includes a pin insertable into an aperture of the post when the flange is adjacent to the post. The rack rail system further includes a clamp pivotably connected to the flange and movable from an open position and a closed position. The clamp receives both the post and the flange in the closed position.04-23-2009
20100200524STORAGE CELL AND MAGAZINE - The deep cell (08-12-2010
20100200523Tool-less Rack Mounting Apparatus and Systems - A bracket for mounting to a rack is disclosed wherein the bracket includes a first surface for coupling to a rail of the rack and a second surface forming a protrusion element adapted to engage with a mounting slot defined by the rack. The protrusion element has a first end and a second end with a cross section of the second end being greater than that of the first end. The bracket may further include a latching mechanism having an elastic member, the latching mechanism adapted to secure the protrusion element within the mounting slot and wherein the latching mechanism is disposed on an external side of a post of the rack.08-12-2010
20090230064CONSOLE WITH A STORAGE SPACE - A console (09-17-2009
20100032389SLIDE RAIL STRUCTURE - A slide rail structure is provided. The slide rail structure is disposed between a computer case and a rack, and includes a first slide rail and a second slide rail. The first slide rail is fixed to the rack. The second slide rail has a first end, a second end and a carrying part. The second slide rail is fixed to the rack via the first end, and is connected to the first slide rail via the second end. The carrying part contacts a bottom plate of the computer case for sliding the computer case on the carrying part.02-11-2010
20120103921HOLDER FOR HOLDING PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A holder for holding portable electronic devices includes a main support body being a rectangular rigid plate and comprising an upwardly extending closed, rectangular, flexible flange on a top surface; a main support member being hingedly secured to a rear end of the main support body, the main support member being a rectangular rigid plate and comprising an extending closed, rectangular, flexible flange on a front surface; a support leg being hingedly secured to a transverse part of a back of the main support member, the support leg being a rectangular rigid plate; and at least one connecting strap each extending from a bottom edge of the support leg to be releasably secured to a back of the main support body, thereby adjusting a tilt angle of the support leg with respect to the main support member.05-03-2012
20080230495Secure Mount For A Hearing Instrument Electronics Module - Receptacle tongues and complementary grooves provides a secure mount for an electronics module in the faceplate of a hearing instrument. The receptacle tongues and grooves may assume a variety of cross-sectional profiles.09-25-2008
20100193450Cable management assembly, system and method - A cable management assembly, and method related thereto, including a panel having an interface portion. The interface portion having a plurality of discrete openings, including first and second shaped apertures. The assembly further including cable management devices having securing structure including a flexible tab and a locating element. The securing structure being configured to mount the cable management devices at selected vertical and horizontal locations on the panel. The cable management assembly being configured to mount between two adjacent telecommunication racks or to an end of a telecommunication rack.08-05-2010
20100224578Methods of Converting Patching System To Intelligent Patching System and Related Shelf Units - A method of retrofitting an existing patching system with an intelligent patching module includes the steps of: providing at least one patching shelf unit populated with interconnection sites, the shelf unit including a rear face and an opposing front side; routing a cable between a rear location located rearward of the rear face and the front side; connecting the cable to the intelligent patching module; and attaching the intelligent patching module to the shelf unit.09-09-2010
20110056895PASS-THROUGH TROUGH - A telecommunications system includes a rack, telecommunications equipment mounted to the rack, and a cross-through trough extending between a front and a rear of the rack. The cross-through trough includes a sliding shuttle for pulling cables between the front and the rear. The sliding shuttle includes a cable clip for releasably holding one or more cables during movement between the front and the rear. The cross-through trough can be one rack unit (RU) in height, if desired.03-10-2011
20100000950Anti-Vibration Rack, Mount and Feet for Computer Servers - A novel apparatus and system for dampening vibrational forces from servers and electronic components is provided. According to one embodiment, the present invention generally provides a rack for dampening vibration including: a top panel, a bottom panel, and two side panels positioned between the top panel and the bottom panel where the top panel, the bottom panel and the two side panels are fiberglass re-enforced plastics; the side panels have grooves along the height of the side panels that extend the full depth of the side panels designed to enable shelves or servers with attached mounts to be positioned along the side panels and pulled in and out of the rack.01-07-2010
20120193308APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR HOUSING ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND INCREASING FLOOR SPACE UTILIZATION IN A SECURE ENVIRONMENT - A secure electronic equipment rack allows electronic equipment to be hung vertically to save space for deep components. This is done by providing a vertical rack apparatus with horizontal side panels on which components are mounted vertically. The side panels of the rack are shorter than the depth of the components to be mounted on, to, or within the panels, thus allowing space to be saved. The rack can be expanded based on user's equipment growth. The apparatus can be mounted on a wall or on a standard EIA relay rack. The apparatus has cable management for equipment that fits into wire channels and allows having a patch panel mounted without taking up a “U” space in the apparatus itself. The apparatus can include a built-in level for ease of mounting, and an integrated earth grounding stud. A secure version can include tamper resistance by adding baffling of ventilation areas, for example in both top and bottom vent patterns, and can be designed to be assembled in an overlapping fashion which allows no exposed hardware with the last piece to be assembled being the first to be removed in sequence.08-02-2012
20090071916APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A FLIP RAIL IN A RACK MOUNT - Apparatus and method for a flip rail in a rack mount are disclosed herein. A flip rail apparatus for allowing full width electronic equipment to be slide mounted in a rack mount case includes a rack mount frame coupled to a rack mount case. The rack mount frame is configured to hold standard rack mountable electronic equipment. The frame has a first front vertical rail and a second front vertical rail. The first vertical flip rail is attached to the first vertical rail and the second vertical flip rail is attached to the second vertical rail. The first and second vertical flip rails selectively rotate outward away from the electronic equipment in order to allow electronic equipment to be removed.03-19-2009
20100294733CHASSIS FOR COUPLING A STACK OF TWO OR MORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS MODULES TO A FRONT SIDE OF A RACKING SYSTEM - A chassis for coupling a stack of two or more telecommunications modules to a front side of a racking system, including a bracket having a back member shaped to extend across a back side of said stack of modules, and side members extending from opposite end sections of the back member towards a front side of the modules; module fasteners for coupling respective ones of said modules to respective sections of the back member; and a rack fastener for coupling the bracket to the racking system, wherein said module fasteners facilitate individual stacking of the modules to said respective sections of the back member one on top of another.11-25-2010
20130134113MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus includes a chassis; a mounting piece, a securing member, a mounting member, and a clipping member. The mounting piece is attached to a first end of an expansion card and secured to the chassis. The securing member is rotatably attached to the chassis and abutting the mounting piece. The mounting member is secured to the chassis and includes a securing rail and a resilient portion. The clipping member is attached to a second end of the expansion card and engaged with the securing rail. The resilient portion abuts the clipping member to prevent the clipping member from disengaging from the securing rail.05-30-2013
20130134115ADAPTER PANEL SUPPORT ASSEMBLY - An adapter panel support assembly having a frame assembly, a mounting bracket, a connection assembly is disclosed. The frame assembly is adapted to receive and support an adapter panel. The connection assembly connects the frame assembly to the mounting bracket to allow the frame assembly to rotate and releasably lock at more than two postions when force is applied to the frame assembly. The connection assembly has a plurality of detents such that the frame assembly releasably locks at predetermined positions of the detents. The connection assembly has a ball bearing plunger mounted in the frame assembly. The ball bearing plunger retracts when the force is applied to the frame assembly to rotate the frame assembly between the detents and extends into each of the detents at the position of each of the detents to releasably lock the frame assembly at the position of that detent.05-30-2013
20130140251INTERNAL SEALS FOR SERVER RACKS - An air sealing device for installation in server racks to minimize the internal mixing of cooling air with warm air without passing through a server. The device has an elongated support strip of ABS or similar plastic material, to one portion of one side of which is secured a double side foam mounting strip, with an outside adhesive surface covered by a removable strip. A Neoprene foam, resiliently flexible sealing strip is adhesively secured by one edge margin thereof to the available surface portion of the support strip, on the same side as the mounting strip. The sealing strip can be mounted on a rack element to extend across an air space and into contact with a cover panel to prevent bypass air flow along sides of the rack. The device can also be mounted on a frame element to extend over surface areas thereof to close openings therein.06-06-2013
20130140252FRAME AND FRAME COUPLING MEMBER - A frame includes a first frame member that has a first opening at an end portion thereof; a second frame member that has a second opening at an end portion thereof; a first frame coupling member that comprises a first projection that fits into the first opening and a second projection that fits into the second opening; and a second frame coupling member that couples to the first frame coupling member, wherein: the first frame member and the second frame member are located so as to be sandwiched between the first frame coupling member and the second frame coupling member when the first frame coupling member and the second frame coupling member are coupled to each other.06-06-2013
20110226710MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A mounting apparatus includes a rack, two positioning members, two retaining members, and two latch members. The rack includes two first supports and two second supports. Each second support defines a plurality of locking holes. The positioning members are configured for attachment to an electronic device and engage with the first supports. The retaining members are configured for attachment to the electronic device and attached to the second supports. Each retaining member defines a through hole. Each latch member includes a first latch component and a second latch component. The first latch component includes two resiliently deformable securing pieces and defines a threaded hole. The securing pieces are received in one of the locking holes to secure the first latch components to the second supports. The second latch components pass through the through holes and are threaded in the threaded holes, to secure the retaining members to the second supports.09-22-2011
20100133208SHELF FOR DEPOSITING A KEYBOARD - A keyboard storing shelf capable of not only receiving a computer keyboard but also storing various things at an upper part thereof above the keyboard, such that a user can more conveniently work with a computer especially in narrow spaces such as a public PC mom. In the keyboard storing shelf comprising a panel having a board form for putting things thereon, a leg supporting the panel, and a fixing member fixing the panel to an upper part of the leg so as to store a keyboard in a space formed at a lower part of the panel, the leg comprises a base placed at a mounting position, a supporter disposed at an upper part of the base to uphold the panel, and a connection member connecting the base to a rear end of the supporter, and supports the panel at both sides with respect to a length direction of the panel.06-03-2010
20110240573BLANKING PANEL - A snap-mount blanking panel for an equipment rack or cabinet enclosure has ergonomic grips spaced laterally inwardly and offset forwardly to permit comfortable and reliable mounting and removal of the blanking panel regardless of lateral clearance. A special stacking structure engages the grips in a manner to position a blanking panel, when stacked upon a lower blanking panel, in a fixed and stabilized relation to the lower blanking panel. The stacking features enable stable stacking of multiple units, one on top of another, without requiring external confinement of the stack.10-06-2011
20090218301UNIVERSAL RACK MOUNTABLE SHELF - A support and method for supporting equipment within a rack system regardless of its design is disclosed. The base of the support includes a surface capable of supporting the equipment reducing unintended movement of the equipment. Brackets capable of being securely attached to the rack system, regardless of whether it is two-post or four-post in design, are associated with the base of the support. The method of the present invention comprises the steps of selecting a design of rack system, attaching the support of the present system, and placement of the equipment to be supported.09-03-2009
20100038328SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR SECURING ELECTRONICS EQUIPMENT - A system for a slide-out platform in a rack mount case includes a slide-out platform configured to secure electronic equipment. The platform is slideably attached to the rack mount case using a first rail and a second rail. The first and second rail have a series of indexing holes in order to allow a dagger pin to secure the platform in place.02-18-2010
20110100935RAIL DEVICE AND SERVER - A rail device and a server are provided. The server includes a rack, at least one chassis, and a rail device. The rail device is disposed on the chassis and the rack to move the chassis between a first position and a second position relative to the rack. The rail device includes a first rail, a second rail, a bracket, and a first latch. The first rail is installed on the rack, the second rail is installed in the chassis, the bracket is slidably coupled to the first rail and the second rail, and the first latch is disposed on the bracket. When the chassis moves away from the first position, the first latch locks the bracket and the chassis together, so that the chassis pushes the bracket forward.05-05-2011
20110100936RAIL DEVICE AND SERVER - A rail device and a server are provided. The server includes a rack, at least one chassis, and a rail device. The rail device includes a first rail and a bracket. The first rail is installed in the chassis. The bracket includes a second rail and a supporter, and the second rail is mounted onto the rack. The supporter has a first end and a second end. The first end is coupled to the second rail, and the second end is slidably disposed at the first rail, so that the chassis moves between a first position and a second position relative to the rack. When the chassis is located at the second position, the first end leans against the second rail, and the second end leans against the first rail, so that the supporter supports the chassis on the rack.05-05-2011
20110100934RAIL DEVICE AND SERVER - A rail device and a server are provided. The server includes a rack, at least one chassis, and a rail device. The rail device is disposed on the rack and the chassis that the chassis moves between a first position and a second position relative to the rack. The rail device includes a first rail, a second rail, a bracket, a driver, and a first latch. The first rail on the rack has an actuator, a first stopper, and a second stopper. The bracket has two ends slidably disposed at the first and the second rails individually. The driver is slidably disposed on the bracket. The first latch disposed on the chassis latches and pushes the driver forward when the chassis moves away from the first position. The first and the second stoppers then block movement of the driver and the bracket that the chassis moves to the second position.05-05-2011
20130168336STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING TACTILE SENSOR TO CURVED SURFACE - The present invention relates to a structure for attaching tactile sensors to a curved surface, comprising a sensor fixing unit configured to have at least part of one surface curved and to have a plurality of sensor insertion grooves, crossing each other, formed in the one surface in a matrix form; tactile sensor units formed in a matrix form, inserted into the respective sensor insertion grooves, and configured to detect external force; sealing units configured to seal the respective sensor insertion grooves; and a support unit configured to come in contact with one face of the sealing units or the sensor fixing units and to support the sensor fixing units. Accordingly, the tactile sensors can be easily attached to a curved surface, and mass production is possible.07-04-2013
20110163050Floor and wall-mounted stands with backlighting - Backlighted floor and wall-mounted stands, each including a set of shelves and a mood-enhancing light source (e.g., an LED tube) located behind the shelves. According to one preferred embodiment, the stand has a base that is seated on the floor and a pair of upstanding TV mount support posts connected to the base to hold a television above the shelves. A set of flexible light-diffusing panels are bent around and in front of the light source so as to be removably retained between the TV mount support posts. According to a second preferred embodiment, the stand has a pair of vertical V-shaped side rails that are held by back braces against a wall. A set of flexible light diffusing panels are bent around and in front of the light source so as to be removably retained between the V-shaped side rails.07-07-2011
20110253647RACK APPARATUS AND CABLE MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE THEREOF - A rack apparatus includes a pair of opposite first and second slide assemblies, and a cable management structure disposed between the pair of slide assemblies. The cable management structure includes a supporting member with two ends thereof pivotally connected to two first movable rails of the pair of slide assemblies, and an arm assembly supported on the supporting member. The arm assembly includes a foldable main body, and first and second fixing members. Two ends of the main body of the arm assembly are pivotally connected to a stationary rail and a second movable rail of the first slide assembly via the first and second fixing members. The supporting member is slidable with the first movable rails of the two slide assemblies, and supports a portion of the main body of the arm assembly thereon during the spreading open and folding processes of the main body of the arm assembly.10-20-2011
20110163051SUPPORT STRUCTURE OF PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICE - Support structure of photovoltaic devices is adapted for anchoring on drilling bases (07-07-2011
20110114576RACK ENCLOSURE - A rack enclosure includes a cuboid frame, and two opposite first brackets and two opposite second brackets mounted on the frame for securing an electronic device thereon. Each of the first brackets includes a mounting plate secured on the frame and a guide portion distorting angularly from a side of the mounting plate along a direction away from an opposite side of the mounting plate for guiding an end of the electronic device. The guide portion includes a connecting plate connecting with the mounting plate and a guide plate distorting angularly from the connecting plate along the direction away the opposite side of the mounting plate. An angle defined between the guide plate and the connecting plate is not smaller than 90 degrees.05-19-2011
20110132851Data Storage Means - Apparatus in accordance with at least one embodiment of the present invention includes a data storage cartridge and/or a receiver configured to receive the cartridge in facilitation of data transfer to and/or from the cartridge. The cartridge and the receiver each include respective connector portions configured to connect when the cartridge is inserted into the receiver. The cartridge and/or the receiver also include guide features configured to facilitate alignment of the connector portions for connection as the cartridge is inserted into the receiver.06-09-2011
20110168650Communication rack - A communication rack includes a stand, at least one support plate, a board, and a plurality of retainers. The stand forms at least two insertion slot rows and a plurality of positioning sections arranged between the insertion slot rows. Each insertion slot row comprises at least one insertion slot. The support plate is movably inserted in the insertion slot of the stand. The board is positioned on and supported by the support plate and the board includes a plurality of retention sections. Each retainers includes at least one counterpart positioning section and at least one pawl. The counterpart positioning section corresponds to the positioning section so as to be fixed together. The pawl corresponds to and engages with the retention sections to be fixed together.07-14-2011
20110094977SUPPORTING RACK WITH ADJUSTABLE TORSION - A supporting rack for supporting an electronic device includes a main body, a rotating arm, a fastening member and a position portion. The main body includes a connecting portion and a plurality of holding members. The connecting portion is connected with the electronic device, the holding members are disposed on the connecting portion, and each of which includes a first surface and a second surface opposite thereto. A gap is formed between adjacent holding members. The rotating arm, held by the holding members, tightly contacts the first surface. The fastening member connects with the holding members between a first position and a second position. The position portion is disposed on the holding member. When the fastening member is connected with the holding members at the first position, an interference, formed between the fastening members and the second surface, is increased as the fastening member is moved toward the second position.04-28-2011
20110186532DEVICE OF MOVABLE PATCH PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANIPULATING THE SAME - A device of a patch panel and a method for manipulating the same are provided. The device includes a first elongated panel which has a first mounting part, and a second elongated panel which has a second mounting part. The second elongated panel is pivotally connected with the first elongated panel.08-04-2011
20120145654Customizable Mounting System for Furniture - This disclosure relates to pieces of furniture for housing electronic devices and that give the appearance of being permanently built into a wall. The pieces of furniture comprise panels which can easily be removed and which house and hide wires of electronic devices, giving the appearance that the wires are housed beyond the wall. Additionally, the pieces of furniture are designed to have electronic devices mounted thereon with little mounting (i.e., studs are unnecessary) or no mounting to secure the piece of furniture onto the wall.06-14-2012
20090173702ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLED PITCH ADJUSTABLE FLAT PANEL DISPLAY BRACKET - An electrically controlled pitch adjustable flat panel display bracket has a base, a frame, a driving device and at least one display rack. The frame is attached securely to the base. The driving device has a driving device body and an extending arm. The display rack is pivotally mounted inside the frame, protrudes out of the frame for attaching a flat panel display (FPD) and is pivotally mounted on the extending arm. The driving device body may be actuated by a remote control to extend and retract the extending arm to adjust a pitch of the FPD conveniently.07-09-2009
20120145655SEISMICALLY HARDENED TWO-POST ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT RACK - A two-post mounting rack includes a frame bottom, a frame top, a pair of frame uprights interconnected between the frame bottom and the frame top, and a base assembly for supporting the frame bottom on a surface. One or more of the frame bottom, the frame top, the pair of frame uprights, and the base assembly are seismically hardened. Each frame upright has a closed cross-sectional shape. Each frame upright includes a flange with apertures adapted to provide a mounting location for cable management projections. The base assembly includes two separate end gusset members. Each end gusset member includes two corner gussets. Each corner gusset includes a floor plate and a riser plate. The two corner gussets in each end gusset member are connected by a bridge member. The frame top includes an upper cross-member and two lateral reinforcement plates.06-14-2012
20120037575MOTION CONTROL SYSTEM - Embodiments of motion control apparatus and systems to provide improved special effects for filmmaking are disclosed. In one embodiment, a motion control system comprises a modular track assembly comprising a plurality of connectable segments. The track assembly is configured to direct a movable trolley assembly that employs a platform to mount filmmaking equipment. The trolley assembly includes a drive assembly that responds to remotely generated control signals to move the trolley assembly along the track assembly.02-16-2012
20110315643LAPTOP TRAY - The new features of the invention not found in most prior art or inventions are the simplicity of the invention, fewer parts, simpler assembly and disassembly, easy storage and portability. Because of the simplicity of design and fewer parts, the invention also costs less than most other inventions that offer a portable work surface for laptop computers.12-29-2011
20120043287DATA CENTER - A data center includes a rack, and a server module installed in the rack. The server module includes a top surface, a bottom surface, and left and right surfaces. A number of closing members are positioned on the top surface, the bottom surface, and the left and right surfaces of the server module. The closing members resist against the rack to close the interstices between the rack and the server module, to avoid hot air vented from the server module flowing back through the interstice.02-23-2012
20110155674Six-Post Telecommunications Equipment Rack - Telecommunications equipment racks are described which are configured to occupy a minimum surface area, offer substantial strength while allowing substantial access to the interior of the rack. In one embodiment, a rack features a plurality of secondary and primary load bearing posts which are configured to allow substantial access to the interior of the rack. The rack may be further configured with a plurality of mountings to engage a plurality of telecommunications equipment within the interior of the rack.06-30-2011
20110155675VENTILATION SYSTEM AND RACK APPARATUS - A ventilation system includes a plurality of fan units. Each of the fan units includes a fan to generate an air stream, and a duct disposed on an upstream of the air stream with respect to the fan and defining a flow channel having a square-shaped section to guide an air into the fan, the flow channel being coaxial with a rotating shaft of the fan. The fan units are arranged in a direction crossing the shaft so that the rotating shafts are disposed in parallel to each other.06-30-2011
20120061335SERVER RACK - A server rack includes a frame, a front plate and a mounting device. The frame includes a latch. The front plate is secured to the frame and includes an assistant plate. The mounting device is located on the front plate and includes a mounting plate and a mounting bracket. The mounting plate is slidably secured to the assistant plate. The mounting bracket is configured for sliding the mounting plate towards the assistant plate between a mounting position, when the mounting plate is engaged with the latch, and an unlocked position, when the mounting plate is disengaged from the latch.03-15-2012
20120055889Rack Assembly that can be Folded Partially - A rack assembly includes a framework, and a foldable shelf mounted on the framework. The foldable shelf includes a main body provided with two support posts, an adjustable panel having two opposite ends each pivotally connected with a respective one of the support posts by one of two first pivot members, and two connecting plates each having an upper end pivotally connected with a respective one of the opposite ends of the adjustable panel by one of two second pivot members and having a mediate portion a lower end formed with a sliding slot pivotally connected with a respective one of the support posts by one of two third pivot members. Thus, the foldable shelf is expanded outward for use with a user and is folded when not in use.03-08-2012
20120012543SERVER RACK ASSEMBLY - A server rack assembly includes a frame, a support, and a securing component. The frame includes a first pole and a second pole. The support includes a first part and a second part. A first stopper portion is located on the first part, and a second stopper portion is located on the second part. The securing component includes a bottom portion mounted to the first and the second poles, a first securing portion and a second securing portion. A first positioning portion is disposed on the first securing portion, and a second positioning portion is disposed on the second securing portion. The first securing portion is attached to the first part, so the first positioning portion is engaged with the first stopper portion. The second securing portion is attached to the second part, so the second positioning portion is engaged with the second stopper portion.01-19-2012
20120012544SERVER RACK - A server rack includes an upper frame, a lower frame, and a support leg. The support leg connects the upper frame to the lower frame. An area is defined in the support leg. Each support leg includes a first outer wall, a second outer wall substantially perpendicular to the first outer wall, a first connecting wall extending perpendicularly from the first outer wall, a second connecting wall extending perpendicularly from the second outer wall. The first connecting wall is connected to the second connecting wall. A first recessed reinforcing portion is located in the first outer wall, and a second recessed reinforcing portion is located in the second outer wall.01-19-2012
20120012542DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display for a shelving unit of the type having a bay defined in part by lower and upper horizontal supports that comprises a first rail mounted on the lower horizontal support and a second rail mounted on the upper horizontal support. A body is disposed between the first and second rails. The body is in free moving contact with the first rail and the second rail such that the body is freely movable along the length of the rails. The body supports a user interface device. The display of the invention may be used where the user interface controls the functions of a co-located machine.01-19-2012
20120305503ACCESSORY ENABLING CHASSIS CONVERSION FOR INCREASED UTILITY OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES - An accessory having a mountable frame and rotatable keyboard holder. The accessory is attachable to an electronic device to provide the electronic device with an all-in-one chassis having a mount mode, tabletop mode, and increased security and utility.12-06-2012
20120305502ELECTRONIC DEVICE STAND WITH KEYBOARD ATTACHMENT - The disclosed technology includes a portable stand for planar displays or surfaces such as tablets, cellular phones, and other electronic devices that supports the display such that it is consistent with a user's line of sight. One embodiment includes two complementary components and has the utility to function independently as a stand that can be quickly and easily assembled, or as an attachment that can be connected to a data input device such as a wireless keyboard to unite the display and the input device into a single functioning unit. One embodiment provides an independent stand that is adaptable to service devices of varying dimensions, portable for mobile use, economical to produce and purchase, and compact such that it may be readily shipped or stored.12-06-2012
20120152867INSTALLATION ASSEMBLY FOR HARD DISK DRIVE - An installation assembly for hard disk drives (HDDs) includes a rack and a number of holding members. The rack defines a receiving space and respectively defines two rows of through holes in opposite sides bounding the receiving space. Each holding member includes a frame for receiving a HDD and two arms pivotably installed to opposite sides of the frame. Opposite sides of the frame respectively define two through holes therein. Two pins extend from an inner side of each arm. The frame is received in the receiving space of the rack and movably up and down in the rack. The pins of the arms extend through the corresponding through holes of the rack and the frame to engage with the HDD.06-21-2012
20080230496Universal rack mount mechanism - A system and method are described for a variable mount arm assembly for installing support structures within different types of rack systems. Embodiments of the invention disclose a rack system support member comprising a rotatable bracket having first and second mounting interfaces on first and second mounting faces of the bracket. The rotatable bracket can be secured in a first position to mount the support member in a rack system that uses the first mounting interface. The bracket can be released from the first position and rotated to a second position to mount the support member in a rack system that employs the second mounting interface.09-25-2008
20120125869Multi-Position Solar Panel Rack - The present racking system uses space frame technology to minimize materials while maximizing strength. The rack has multi-position racking capability, using a simple swing arm and pin system to move the solar array into an optimum position for the appropriate time of the year.05-24-2012
20120125870SPACER PLATE AND SUPPORT STRUCTURE - A spacer plate (05-24-2012
20120160786STRETCHABLE BRACKET FOR PLACING CIRCUIT BOARD - A stretchable bracket for placing circuit boards includes a number of upright posts and a number of connecting rods. Each upright post includes a number of supporting protrusions arranged along a lengthwise direction of the upright post for supporting the circuit boards. Each two adjacent upright posts are connected via one connecting rod. Each connecting rod includes a first connecting portion and a second connecting portion. The second connecting portion is slidable relative to the first connecting portion to stretch the connecting rod.06-28-2012
20110180497SERVER ASSEMBLY - A server assembly includes a server rack, and a bracket configured to mount a server to the server rack. The server rack includes a plurality of first supports located on the server rack. Two brackets are configured to secure the server between two of the plurality of first supports, and each bracket includes a first securing arm and a second securing arm connected to the first securing arm, wherein the first securing arm is secured to the server, and the second securing arm is secured to one of the plurality of first supports.07-28-2011
20120132598SERVER RACK WITH BAFFLES - A server rack includes a bracket, a first baffle, a first elastic member, a second baffle, and a second elastic member. The bracket includes a first side plate and a second side plate and defines a receiving space. The receiving space has an entry. An end of the first baffle is pivotally connected to the first side plate close to the entry. The first elastic member is connected to the first side plate and the first baffle and capable of elastically driving the first baffle to move from a first position to a second position. An end of the second baffle is pivotally connected to another end of the first baffle away from the first side plate. A second elastic member is connected to the first baffle and the second baffle and capable of elastically driving the second baffle to move from a third position to a fourth position.05-31-2012
20120248049Rackmount Laptop Support - A folding rack-mountable laptop support tray that can be fitted to a rack using 1 U or even 0 U of rack space, comprising a hinged or sliding bracket, connecting to a hinged or sliding arm, that supports a foldable tray comprising two cross-members, and two demountable supporting bars shown, or independent supports, when folded the unit fits in a laptop bag or rucksack to be carried until needed, the tray section being removable can be used as a desktop stand for a laptop to improve cooling.10-04-2012
20120211447Communication Shelf Having Supports for Pivotable Adapter Panels and Method of Mounting Adapter Panels Therein - A communications shelf configured to support at least one communications adapter panel includes first and second spaced sidewalls and a first bracket mounted at the first sidewall, the first bracket including a mounting portion fixed relative to the first sidewall and a cantilevered portion projecting away from the first bracket mounting portion and having an end, the first bracket cantilevered portion being configured to shift from a first position wherein the first bracket cantilevered portion end is spaced a first distance from the first sidewall to a second position wherein the first bracket cantilevered end is spaced a second, smaller distance, from the first sidewall under application of a force and to return to the first position when the force is discontinued, the first bracket cantilevered portion including at least one pivot pin or at least one opening forming a bearing for a pivot shaft.08-23-2012
20120211448PAN AND TILT DRIVE SYSTEM - A pan and tilt drive system for an electrically powered device includes a housing in which an elongated shaft is rotatably supported, which shaft is rotatably driven about a shaft axis by a pan motor. A receptacle is coupled to the shaft and disposed to pivot about a tilt axis which tilt axis is perpendicular to the shaft axis. A tilt subsystem is provided to facilitate tilt motion of the receptacle about the tilt axis. The tilt subsystem includes a tilt motor, a tilt coupling and a tilt rod. The tilt coupling is coupled between the tilt motor and the tilt rod, while the tilt rod is coupled between the tilt coupling and the receptacle. Actuation of the tilt motor effects linear translation of the tilt coupling in a direction parallel to the shaft axis, thereby causing the tilt rod to tilt the receptacle about the tilt axis.08-23-2012
20120168392 Racking Systems - The present invention is directed toward improvements in racking systems, and in particular to a racking system which can be constructed to accommodate a variety of different sized items of equipment. The racking system includes a plurality of parallel vertical support members, each provided with a series of slots spaced apart along at least a section of the length of support member. The support members each include a locking member movable relative to the, slots between an unlocked position, in which the slots are open to allow a mounting element to be inserted in or removed from the slots, and a locked position in which mounting elements located position in which mounting elements located in any of the slots are restrained therein.07-05-2012
20120248048FOLDABLE DISPLAY SUPPORT - The present invention provides a foldable display support, wherein when a support arm is in a standing state, a limiting sheet is located in a limiting part of a screen support rack for blocking, so only the forward/backward tilted angle of a screen can be adjusted, thereby preventing being unstable and falling due to the gravity center being overly backward. When the support arm is folded to a horizontal state, the gravity center is lowered, and a protrusion of a first cam abuts a protrusion of a second cam, such that the second cam axially moves and pushes the limiting sheet to be released from the limiting part of the screen support rack, at this moment, the screen is enabled to be backwardly rotated and folded to a horizontal state for reducing the occupied space, thereby ensuring the folding process to be smooth and stable and preventing from falling.10-04-2012
20100051563Modular data center - A modular data center includes a unitary rack having multiple side-by-side bays which are arranged to carry electronic components. The rack has a first passageway on its front side which provides access to the electronic components mounted in the bays. The rack has a second passageway located adjacent to the back side of the bays. A plurality of fans circulate cooling air vertically in a first direction through either the first or second passageway and then horizontally through the bays. In the preferred embodiment, the air flows vertically in the opposite direction in the other passageway back to the fan to be cooled and recirculated. The rack and fans can either be inserted into a trailer or container or walls can be built around them to provide a modular unit.03-04-2010
20120228244MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus includes a chassis, a mounting tray, a supporting tray, and a securing member rotatably attached to the supporting tray. The mounting tray secures a first end of an expansion card. The supporting tray includes a pivoting portion. The pivoting portion includes a blocking portion, and the blocking portion includes a front side and a back side. The securing member includes a driving portion. The securing member is rotatable relative to the supporting tray between a locked position and an unlocked position. In the locked position, the driving portion abuts the front side of the blocking portion, and the securing member and the supporting tray together sandwich the second end of the expansion card therebetween. In the unlocked position, the driving portion abuts the back side of the blocking portion, and the securing member is disengaged from the second end of the expansion card.09-13-2012
20100012600DISPLAY OF VIDEO AND OTHER CONTENT IN RETAIL STORES - A shelf for use in a conventional retail display gondola or perimeter wall shelving includes an upper support surface for merchandise and an enclosure below that surface in which electronic components including a thin client computer or a media player are housed. A video display monitor has a screen visible through an opening in a front face of the shelf. The enclosure is usually secured to deny access to the electronic component, but can be opened to provide access to the electronic components housed therein.01-21-2010
20100012599HIGH DENSITY PANEL WITH ROTATING TRAY - The present invention relates to a telecommunications termination panel with a tray pivotably mounted within the front opening of a housing. The tray pivots about a hinge located adjacent one of the sides of the housing and includes a raised floor. The raised floor of the tray cooperates with the side adjacent the hinge and a bottom of the housing to define a cable path from a rear cable access port to an opening on the tray adjacent the hinge. The tray includes a plurality of connection locations and cable management structures to direct a telecommunications cable from the cable access port to a rear of the connection locations without violating bend radius rules. The tray may also include a temporary cable holder to assist in pulling cables through the rear opening into the housing. The present invention further relates to a telecommunications equipment rack with a termination panel with such a pivoting tray mounted to the rack.01-21-2010
20120255920ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MOUNTING FRAME - A mounting frame for removeably mounting one or more electrical devices has a base, a mounting bracket and a plurality of platforms for mounting the electrical devices thereon. The mounting bracket has openings for engaging with mounting bolts on a utility pole or other support structure. The mounting frame is balanced and has an eye bolt for elevating the frame to the desired level on the support structure during installation.10-11-2012
20120074078MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A mounting apparatus for data storage devices includes a first bracket and a second bracket pivotably attached to the first bracket end-to-end. The first bracket includes a first connection portion and a second connection portion. The second bracket includes a connection post received in the first connection portion and the second connection portion.03-29-2012
20120074077HEAT SINK BRACKET - A bracket for mounting a heat sink on a printed circuit board includes two supports, two rails slidably attached to the supports, four adjusting assemblies slidably attached to the rails and four positioning members extending through the supports to engage with the rails to position the rails on the supports. Positions of opposite ends of the rails in the supports are adjustable along a first direction. Each of the rails defines two spaced slide slots in opposite ends of the rail. The supports and the rails are attached to a first side of the printed circuit board. Positions of the adjusting assemblies in the slide slots are adjustable along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. The adjusting assemblies extend through the circuit board to engage with the heat sink at a second side of the printed circuit board.03-29-2012
20120255921Racking Systems - The present invention is for improvements in racking systems, and in particular to a racking system which can be constructed to accommodate a variety of different sized items of equipment. The racking system includes a plurality of parallel vertical support members, each provided with a series of slots spaced apart along at least a section of the length of the support member, a plurality of support rails for receiving supporting guide elements attached to an item of equipment, and at least one pair of mounting members for attachment one on each side of an item of equipment. Each mounting member comprises an individually activatable locking element such that, when the locking element is in an unlocked position, the mounting member is slidable into and out of a slot, and when the locking element is in a locked position the mounting member is restrained from movement within the slot.10-11-2012
20120255919PANEL TELEVISION MOUNTING ASSEMBLY WITH REVERSIBLE SOUND BAR/SENSOR SHELF - A panel television mounting assembly includes a mounting frame, and a reversible shelf for supporting a television accessory either above or below the panel television. The mounting frame includes a back configured and arranged to be secured to a support structure such as a wall or a supporting spine structure on a console, and a front configured and arranged to receive and support a flat panel television. The reversible shelf can be assembled with the mounting frame in a first configuration wherein the shelf is adjacent the top of the mounting frame with for supporting a television accessory above a panel television, or in a second configuration wherein the shelf is adjacent the bottom of the mounting frame for supporting a television accessory below a panel television.10-11-2012
20120187057TEST SUPPORT APPARATUS - A test support apparatus includes a supporting mechanism supporting a product, a holding post pressed on the product, a positioning assembly, an operating member and a clamping member. The positioning assembly is attached to the supporting mechanism and the holding post. The positioning assembly includes a positioning member and a moving member. The moving member is attached to the holding post, and moveably relative to the positioning member to adjust a distance between the holding post and the supporting mechanism. The operating member is rotatably attached to the positioning member. The clamping member is rotatably attached to the operating member and rotatable relative to the operating member about a first axis. The clamping member engaged with the supporting mechanism, and the operating member is rotatable relative to the positioning member about a second axis to rotate the clamping member about the first axis to disengaged from the supporting mechanism.07-26-2012
20100326930Rack Assembly - A rack assembly comprises: an elongated main frame, a front surface of which is formed with a first display area, an inclined second display area, and a concave space defined therebetween, the first display area is defined with plural first limiting grooves and a longitudinally-extending first rail, the second display area is provided with at least one second limiting groove and an inclined second rail. At least one base plate is mounted in the concave space and includes a horizontal top portion for pivotally fixing a positioning sleeve and a longitudinal portion formed with at least one hanging hole for fixing to an object. Plural suspension members are detachably engaged in the first and second limiting grooves and each provided with an abutting portion to be abutted against the first and second rails, and a retaining portion to be engaged in the first and second limiting grooves.12-30-2010
20120261363UNIVERSAL MULTIPURPOSE SENSOR FIXING DEVICE - A universal multipurpose sensor fixing device comprises a radial positioning mechanism, supporting mechanisms, bases, acoustic emission test sensor mounting mechanisms, and parallelism adjusting members. Each supporting mechanism includes a main arm and an auxiliary arm having one end connected to the main arm and a ball head on the other end. A parallelism adjusting member mounting mechanism is provided at the joint of the main arm and the auxiliary arm. The main arms are respectively connected to the two free ends of the radial positioning mechanism to position the auxiliary arms at the inner sides of the main arms, arranged axis symmetrically with respect to the central line of the radial positioning mechanism. The ball heads of the two auxiliary arms are located within spherical holes of the bases to form universal revolute pairs. A set of acoustic emission test sensor mounting mechanisms are mounted at each base.10-18-2012
20120261362DISPLAY SUPPORT COLUMN - A flat panel display mount attachable to a piece of furniture that can safely accommodate the increased loading from large flat panel display devices.10-18-2012
20120318756STACKABLE MODULAR PERSONAL COMPUTER ARRAY - One aspect of this disclosure is directed to a sub-rack module for supporting a personal computer chassis therein. The sub-rack module is configured to be received within a multi-position support rack. Due to the unique combination of the sub-rack and the multi-position support rack, the sub-rack modules can be positioned such that the back ends of the personal computer chassis form an air passageway in the center of the multi-position support rack, which allows for the air flow to be directed through the passageway and out through the front end of the personal computer chassis. This configuration allows for the high density storage of an array of personal computer chassis while providing adequate cooling for multiple units. A method for manufacturing this system is also provided.12-20-2012
20120080391JIG USED FOR INSTALLING INFORMATION EQUIPMENT ON RACK AND INSTALLATION METHOD - An installation jig used for installing information equipment in a rack, the installation jig has a pair of slidable members extending in a direction heading from a near side to a fore side of the rack, stoppers preventing the slidable members to be pushed over a predetermined position in the fore side and knobs pulling out the slidable members from the near side. The slidable members each have an inclined surface with a planar portion and each have a bottom with a planar portion, the bottom being formed at the side opposite to the inclined surface. A height between the bottom and the inclined surface is decreased from the near side to the fore side, and the inclined surface and the bottom is formed by using a material with a low friction coefficient.04-05-2012
20120325759ILLUMINATED BOTTLE HOLDER - Systems and methods are herein disclosed for holding a bottle (e.g., a wine bottle) at an angle that facilitates viewing the wine bottle label. The bottle holder may also include illuminating elements for casting viewing light upon the label of a wine bottle and to enhance viewing of the wine bottle shape, texture, and color. Such illuminating elements can be oriented upwards or downwards in order to cast last on the wine bottle above or below the illuminating elements. The bottle holder has at least two components: an elongated support member (bottle support member) and a wall mount. The wall mount can be fixed to a wall and the bottle support member can be secured to the wall mount. The wall mount and bottle support member can also include wiring and electrical connections to enable use of illuminating elements on the bottle support member.12-27-2012
20120091076MONITOR SUPPORT DEVICE - A monitor support device includes a base, an upright rod that projects upwardly from the base, a first support arm that is pivotable about and movable along the upright rod and that is adapted for supporting a monitor thereon, and a second support arm that is pivotable about the upright rod, that is movable relative to the first support arm along the upright rod, and that is adapted for supporting another monitor thereon.04-19-2012
20120091075UNIFORM EQUIPMENT MOUNTING SYSTEM - A universal mounting system is provided for use in connection with substantially any type of electronic equipment so was to reduce or substantially avoid the need for rail kids or other mounting assemblies that are its equipment specific for mounting equipment to racks. In one implementation, a uniform mounting system (04-19-2012
20120325758FIXING DEVICE FOR EXPANSION CARDS - A device for fixing a number of expansion cards includes a rack and a fixing member. The rack includes a top wall. The fixing member includes a plate detachably mounted to a bottom of the top wall, and a frame substantially perpendicularly extending down from the plate. The frame longitudinally forms a number of fixing portions to engage with corresponding ends of the expansion cards.12-27-2012
20120325760MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR POWER SUPPLY - A mounting apparatus includes a chassis and a mounting tray. The chassis includes a side plate. The side plate includes a first clipping member and a second clipping member. A clipping hole is defined in the side plate. The mounting tray is located between the first clipping member and the second clipping member. The mounting tray includes a handle, and a clasping portion is located on the handle and engaged in the clipping hole. The mounting tray is slidable relative to the first clipping member and the second clipping member in a first direction substantially parallel to the side plate, and the handle is deformable in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction, to disengage the clasping portion from the clipping hole.12-27-2012
20120325757Storage apparatus for decorative light strings - A storage apparatus for strings of decorative lights provides a planar body having a first side, an opposing second side, a top, a bottom, a first lateral edge and a second lateral edge, the body defining plural parallel elongated spaced apart slots communicating with the top and extending proximate the bottom but not communicating therewith, the plural parallel elongated slots separated by plural parallel rectilinear supports.12-27-2012
20130008862TIERED BATTERY CABINET - An apparatus and method of mounting storage batteries are presented in which batteries in multiple tiers may be easily accessed for installation and servicing. A battery cabinet or relay rack has provision for multiple tiers of batteries spaced so that batteries may be inserted in each tier. The batteries are supported by a tray or other structure so that they are positioned to permit top access to the battery terminals mounted on the front or front to surfaces of the battery. Tiers are positioned further from the front of the relay rack as the height of the tier increases.01-10-2013
20130015146COMPUTER PRIVACY TRAY - A computer privacy device is disclosed that blocks viewing of a laptop display screen by other people from either side of the monitor independently. The device can be used with any portable computer, such as laptops, IPADS, tablets and electronic book readers. A laptop computer is placed upon a support tray that has multiple privacy panels attached to it. The privacy panels are hingedly attached, retractable, or capable of being housed within the support tray. The user simply pivots or extends the privacy panels away from the face of the support tray, places a computer upon the support tray, and adjusts the angle of each privacy panel to achieve the desired privacy. The result is a computer privacy device that is compact, portable, easy to use, and does not require attachment to the computer. The device may further comprise a wrist support.01-17-2013
20130168337MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR REMOVABLE MODULE - A mounting apparatus for mounting a removable module in a chassis with a sidewall defining a locking slot includes a locking member, and an operation member. The removable module includes a side plate defining a through slot, and an end plate defining a through hole adjacent to the end plate. The operation member is pivotably attached to an inner surface of the side plate. The locking member includes a mounting piece fixed to the inner surface of the side plate, and a resilient piece slantingly extending from the mounting piece. A wedge extends from the resilient piece. The operation member includes a handle and a pressing portion. The handle is operated to rotate the operation member in to make the pressing portion press the resilient piece toward the side plate, until the wedge extends through the through slot to lock in the locking slot of the sidewall.07-04-2013
20120241393SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR SCANNERS - A support system for a scanner comprises a frame and a drum. The drum is made of tempered steel and is mounted on the frame by a roller system. The roller system comprises rollers of hardened steel, or having roller surfaces of hardened steel, that allow the drum to rotate about a rotationally symmetrical axis of the drum. A radiation source and one or more detectors can be secured to the drum for a scanner. Because that the drum is made of tempered steel and the rollers have surfaces of hardened steel, the drum can rotate at a high speed without increasing vibrations, thus allowing examination times of the scanner to be short and preventing vibration-related background signals. Also, noise occurring during use of the scanner is reduced.09-27-2012
20080237156Combination devices clamp spring designed with devices cage - A devices cage comprises a first wall having m parallel channels across a length of the first wall and a second wall having n parallel channels across a length of the second wall. In some embodiments, n is at least equal to m. Each parallel channel is equal to a diameter of a head of a drive mounting screw. The first wall comprises at least one bridge positioned across each m parallel channel and at least one clamp spring integrally coupled to a top of each m parallel channel. The second wall also comprises at least one bridge positioned across each n parallel channel. Each end of the m parallel channel extends at an inwards slant toward a center of the first wall. The inwards slant terminates at a circular area around configured in a dome shape with a flat top.10-02-2008
20080230497EDGE DISPLAY - An edge display system, including at least one shelf defining a surface that is substantially horizontal and configured to support the placement of a product, where the shelf includes a first attachment device positioned on the substantially horizontal surface of the shelf, and at least one electronic display device attached to a second attachment device that is configured to attach to the first attachment device, where the electronic display device is configured to display electronically modifiable.09-25-2008
20130168335MOVEABLE FIXTURE FOR EXHIBITING DISPLAY DEVICES OR THE LIKE - A fixture for supporting an audio/visual device selectively coupled to a device mount attached to the fixture. The fixture comprises a base that includes a plurality of interconnected members. A support includes a plurality of interconnected members. The support is coupled to the base and is configured to have a device mount coupled thereto. The base and support form a modular frame structure, the frame structure being configured to be interconnected with one or more adjacent frame structures through one or more extending members. The fixture may comprise a roller for moving the fixture when tilted.07-04-2013
20130134114TEST SUPPORT APPARATUS - A test support apparatus includes a hanging plate and a holding post. The hanging plate defines a receiving hole and includes a bearing portion. The holding post is received in the receiving hole and rotatable relative to the hanging plate. The holding post includes a holding portion and a latching portion extending from the holding portion. The holding portion is secured to the bearing portion and defining a slit for a securing member to engage therein. The latching portion is rotatably engaged with edge of the receiving hole. The securing member is capable of be inserted into a threaded hole defined in a test product.05-30-2013
20130134112TRAY FOR FLAT DISPLAY PANEL - A tray for a flat display panel. The tray includes a frame including a seating portion on which the flat display panel sits; a clamping device for clamping the panel so as not to be separated from the seating portion; and a size adjusting device for adjusting a size of the frame to correspond to a size of the panel. The tray allows the frame to be safely and firmly supported and transported, thereby greatly preventing the panel from being damaged during an examination of the panel and improving efficiency of the examination.05-30-2013
20130098853Top Accessible Disk Drive Carrier for Horizontally Mounted Hard Drive - A disk drive carrier includes a frame and a shuttle. The frame includes supports configured to be in physical communication with a disk drive, a first index tab to align the disk drive with a connector on a backplane of a server tray, and an arm configured to engage the disk drive with the connector in a horizontal orientation. The shuttle includes a base including a channel, edges extending from the base and forming an enclosure to receive the frame and the disk drive in a vertical orientation, a fastener connected to the server tray through the channel, and an alignment key configured to slide along the first index tab and to align the disk drive with the connector. The disk drive shuttle is configured to horizontally move along the server tray and to enable the disk drive to connect with the connector in the horizontal orientation.04-25-2013
20130112633RETAINING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A retaining apparatus for a data storage device includes a base board, a bracket, and a tray. The bracket is mounted to the base board. A receiving space is defined between the base board and the bracket. The tray is received in the receiving space. The tray includes a pair of mounting members. Each of the pair of mounting members includes a spring and an arm. The spring resiliently abuts against the bracket towards a first direction. The arm resiliently abuts against the bracket towards a second direction. The first direction is substantially perpendicular to the second direction.05-09-2013
20130112632FASTENING DEVICE FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A fastening device for fastening a data storage device includes a rack and a fastening member. The rack includes a bottom plate to support the data storage device, and two stop tabs protruding up from the bottom plate to abut against a first sidewall of the data storage device. Two first pins respectively extend from the stop tabs to engage in two corresponding holes defined in the first sidewall of the data storage device. The fastening member includes a main body attached to the bottom plate to abut against a second sidewall of the data storage device, and a resilient portion extending from the main body. A second pin protrudes from the resilient portion to engage in a locking hole defined in the second sidewall of the data storage device.05-09-2013
20110266232SHELVING SYSTEM WITH VIDEO CAPABILITY - A display shelf for use, for example, in retail stores includes a product-supporting surface and a forwardly positioned display surface extending downwardly and forwardly from the front of the product-supporting surface. A video device with video content is secured to the shelf with the screen of the device visible though an aperture in the display surface and through a second aperture in an advertising sign that covers at least some of the display surface. A proximity sensor is provided to initiate playback of the content stored on the video device when the presence of a customer in the vicinity of the shelf is detected. Control buttons extend through registered openings in the display surface and sign. Each button, when operated, initiates playback of a particular one of the different videos stored on the device. Indicia on the sign adjacent each button provide information about the content of the respective videos. The customer can, by selecting a particular button, play of any one of a number of recordings stored on the video device that the customer wishes to see.11-03-2011
20110266231CONTROLLER STAND DEVICE AND CONTROLLER STAND SYSTEM - To provide a controller stand device capable of stably standing any of two controllers having different thickness. A controller stand device has a pedestal having a support concave formed thereon, the support concave having a size large enough to accept the first controller inserted therein. The controller stand device has a support member to be pressed onto the external surface of the controller inserted in the support concave to thereby stand the controller. The support member is capable of moving between a first support position in which the support member is pressed onto the external surface of the first controller when the first controller is inserted in the support concave and a second position in which the support member is pressed onto the external surface of the second controller when the second controller is inserted in the support concave.11-03-2011
20130126451Joined Back Panel Structure of Display Device - The present invention provides a joined back panel structure of display device, which includes: a first mounting member that is L-shaped and a second mounting member, a third mounting member, a fourth mounting member, and a fifth mounting member that are linear, ends of the first mounting member, the second mounting member, and the third mounting member are sequentially connected to form an enclosed outer frame, the fourth mounting member being disposed inside the outer frame and having two ends connected to the outer frame, the fifth mounting member being disposed inside the outer frame and having two ends connected to the outer frame so as to form a hollow back panel. The outer frame of the present invention has an improved structural strength and low cast and is easy to manufacture. It is possible to join mounting members that are manufactured by the same mold, after being properly cut, in order to form back panels of various sizes so that the production mold of back panel can be shared to thereby reduce material cost and mold cost.05-23-2013
20130126450Joined Back Panel Structure of Display Device - The present invention provides a joined back panel structure of a display device, which includes a first mounting member and a second mounting member that are L-shaped and a third mounting member and a fourth mounting member that are linear, the first mounting member having two end respectively connected to two ends of the second mounting member to form an enclosed outer frame, the third mounting member being disposed inside the outer frame and having two ends respectively connected to the first mounting member and the second mounting member, the fourth mounting member being disposed inside the outer frame and having two ends respectively connected to the first mounting member and the second mounting member so as to form a hollow back panel. The outer frame of the present invention has an improved structural strength and low cast and is easy to manufacture. It is possible to join mounting members that are manufactured by the same mold, after being properly cut, in order to form back panels of various sizes so that the production mold of back panel can be shared to thereby reduce material cost and mold cost.05-23-2013
20080197088Housing Structure of Acoustic Controller - A housing structure of an acoustic controller having a lower case which is lightweight, high in the degree of freedom in shape design, and capable of suppressing a deformation of side walls thereof after being molded. The lower case is integrally formed from resin into a rectangular dish shape having front, rear, left, right, and bottom plates. An upper unit is attached to an open upper part of the lower case. The left and right plates of the lower case have upper parts thereof formed into brim portions protruding outward in the left-to-right direction. Front and rear parts of each brim portion are further protruded outward and formed into flanges that function as mounting portions used for mounting the acoustic controller to a rack.08-21-2008
20100307990RETAINING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A retaining apparatus for at least one data storage device includes a tray and a retaining device. The tray is used for receiving the at least one data storage device. The retaining device is attached to a front side of the tray. The retaining device includes base member, an arm member, an operation member and a blocking tab. The base member is attached to the front side of the tray. The arm member is pivotably attached to the base member about a first pivot axis. The operation member is pivotably attached to the base member about a second pivot axis. The second pivot axis is substantially perpendicular to the first pivot axis. The blocking tab is secured to the operation member. The blocking tab has a blocking portion to block the arm member.12-09-2010
20120273439ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE ATTACHMENT SYSTEM AND RACK - An electrically conductive article support rack is disclosed. The article support rack may include an electrically conductive support beam, an electrically conductive cross-bar having at least one support to support an article in electrical connection with the cross-bar, and an attachment device electrically connecting the support beam to the cross-bar, the attachment device including: a receptacle having an inner surface, wherein the receptacle is electrically conductively attached to one of the support beam and the cross-bar, and a clip electrically conductively attached to the other of the support beam and the cross-bar, the clip moveably engaging the inner surface to abrade at least a portion of the inner surface of the receptacle to remove non-conductive material from at least a portion of the inner surface of the receptacle. Also disclosed is a method of assembling an electrically conductive article support rack11-01-2012
20120273438CABLE PATHWAY SYSTEM FOR NETWORK ARCHITECTURE - A cable management system for a network cabinet has first and second server equipment rails, first and second air dams, and a front cable support. The server equipment rails are mounted to a base frame of the network cabinet such that the server equipment rails extend from the base frame towards a front of the network cabinet. The air dams are mounted to the base frame of the network cabinet such that the air dams extend from the base frame towards opposing sides of the network cabinet. The front cable support has a generally U-shaped tray that is connected to the first and second server equipment rails such that the tray extends across a front of the network cabinet, transverse to the server equipment rails.11-01-2012
20120273437ONE OR MORE DEVICE HOLDER - A one or more device holder that includes a generally rectangular base that secures at least one device that is removably secured in an upright position, a first horizontal slot that is disposed across the width of the top portion of the generally rectangular base with a perpendicular supplemental slot disposed on each end of the first horizontal slot and a generally rectangular-shaped vertical backing for the first horizontal slot that is permanently disposed behind the first horizontal slot. The second horizontal slot is disposed on the base behind the first horizontal slot and a third horizontal slot is disposed on the base adjacent to the second horizontal slot behind the first horizontal slot. The one or more device holder may be GPS vehicle holder organizer for any vehicle that turns in to an organizer for office and home.11-01-2012
20120273436DATA CENTER CONTAINER - A data center container includes a top frame. The top frame includes a first pole. The bottom frame includes a third pole. Two supports are secured to the top frame and the bottom frame. The supporting pole is secured to the two supports between the first pole and the second pole. A plurality of first plates is secured to the supporting pole and the third pole. A plurality of second plates is secured to the supporting pole and the third pole. The first plates are secured to the second plates.11-01-2012
20120273435HOLDING DEVICE FOR HARD DISK DRIVE - A holding device includes a loading frame and two mounting plates. The loading frame includes a base portion for loading an HDD and a pair of sidewalls perpendicularly extending from the base portion. The sidewalls are parallel to each other. Each sidewall includes two sliding ribs substantially perpendicularly extending from a surface thereof away from the other sidewall. The two mounting plates are opposite to each other. Each mounting plate includes two guiding rails substantially perpendicularly extending from a surface thereof toward the other mounting plate. The two sliding ribs of each sidewall are configured to be slid into the two guiding rails of a corresponding mounting plate.11-01-2012
20130153520System to Manufacture Support Bases for Photovoltaic Units with a Special Multilink Made of Triangular Units - The invention relates to a system for manufacturing support bases for photovoltaic units with a special multilink. The system may include a number of triangular units between which metallic spokes are finally arrested by the screw. In this way, we can create equilateral triangles of selected dimensions, which form a complete unit. A corresponding number of these complete units are assembled to each other by a hexagonal profile.06-20-2013
20110233156WIRE RACK FOR MOUNTING AN IRON - The present disclosure relates to a wire rack for mounting an iron on a wall and method of use thereof, and more specifically, to a wire rack for mounting an iron on a wall, the wire rack having a retractable rail for adjusting to different sizes of irons and equipped with an ironing board holder and a product holder. The iron holder holds the iron by the iron's base and can be adjusted to accommodate different sizes of irons. The frame is also made of heat-resistant, coated, welded wire that allows for the manufacture of a light, cost-effective device. The device is also equipped with large hooks to hold most types of ironing boards and arms designed to hold extra products used during ironing.09-29-2011
20110233155WIRE RACK FOR MOUNTING ELECTRONIC DEVICE ON CAR AIR VENT - A wire configured to form a wire rack for mounting an electronic device onto a car air vent having two downward bends at each end for engaging a horizontal louver of a car air vent, the wire rack has a left half which is symmetrical with the right half, and each half has at least one wire loop formed by two contiguous bends connected with a wire segment there between. A first wire loop located in the left half and a corresponding first wire loop located in the right half is oriented to face up for supporting a lower side of an electronic device and a second wire loop located in the left half and a corresponding second wire loop located in the right half oriented to face each other for engaging left and right sides of an electronic device in a vertical position or a horizontal position.09-29-2011
20100314339EQUIPMENT RACK PANEL SYSTEM AND METHOD - An equipment rack panel system using one or more rack extension panels with optional raceway to interconnect equipment cables to service cables through connectors within the rack extension panel. The rack extension panel is either fastened to or integral with one of the posts of the equipment rack or otherwise adjacent to the equipment rack and extends away from the equipment rack so as not to occupy space within the equipment rack normally reserved for equipment.12-16-2010
20100314338Server Rack Blanking Panel and System - The present invention provides a system that allows for a single panel of the invention to be easily modified, preferably without the use of tools, to fit on a server rack, where the single panel is so modified as to cover the desired amount of open space on a server rack as a single piece, where the panel is preferably fire-rated, and where the modified panel may be easily installed onto the server rack to as to cover any open space thereon, and prevents the circular flow of warm air output from entering the cooler air input of the servers housed on the server rack.12-16-2010
20100314337SERVER RACK ASSEMBLY - A server rack assembly includes a base with a pair of opposite stands, a rack spanning between the stands, and a pair of mounting apparatuses respectively mounted on two ends of the rack. Each stand defines one first positioning hole therein. Each mounting apparatus includes a fixing member comprising a hook thereon for engaging with the corresponding first positioning hole of one of the stands, and a locking member comprising of a restriction portion slidably positioned on the fixing member and moveable between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the restriction portion is received in the corresponding first positioning hole. In the second position, the restriction portion is out of the corresponding first positioning hole.12-16-2010
20130180934MULTIDIRECTIONAL SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR TABLET DISPLAY APPARATUS - A multidirectional support structure for tablet display apparatus includes a support member having a first end section and a second end section opposite to the first end section. The first end section is pivotally connected with an angle adjustment seat. The angle adjustment seat is further pivotally connected with a rotatable connection assembly. The connection assembly is formed with a receiving space for receiving the tablet display apparatus. The second end section of the support member is pivotally connected with one side of a base seat. The other side of the base seat is pivotally connected with a board body. The board body can be connected with multiple press keys as necessary to form a keyboard. Accordingly, the tablet display apparatus can be co-used with the keyboard and rotated and tilted by different angles and supported in different inclined positions.07-18-2013
20130098854CRADLE FOR PORTABLE TERMINAL - A cradle for stably cradling a portable terminal on a support surface in one of a plurality of possible orientations includes a case member having an open surface on which the portable terminal is to be cradled, a weighting member case disposed in an inner side of the case member along an edge of the open and a weighting member received movably inside the weighting member case, so that the weighting member is able to move under the influence of gravity to a lowest point inside the weighting member case irrespective of the orientation in which the case member is supported on the support surface. As the weighting member moves, the center of gravity of the cradle coupled with the portable terminal is moved to a position closest to the support surface on which the cradle is disposed, thereby maintaining a stable cradling state for the portable terminal.04-25-2013
20130119000Portable stand apparatus for an electronic display - A portable mobile stand apparatus is provided for an electronic display unit, such as a flat screen television, and includes a base unit and a riser unit connected thereto. A support bracket assembly is interconnected between the electronic display unit and the riser unit. Preferably, the base unit and the riser unit include a sports theme, such as football. More preferably, the riser unit simulates football goal posts having a horizontal cross-bar and a pair of spaced uprights, which together provide an attractive eye-catching visual frame for the flat screen television display unit. The riser unit further includes adjustable portions such that the riser unit may be fitted to a display unit of selected size.05-16-2013
20110309041MULTI-VIEW ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS IN RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS - A system and method configuring an electronic fixture display assembly may include providing a support extension member. At least three extension arms may be supported from the support extension member, where the at least three extension arms may be configured (i) to support respective electronic displays, and (i) to be rotatably positionable relative to the support extension member.12-22-2011
20130186843FRAME FOR A VISUAL PRESENTATION DEVICE - A frame for a visual presentation device with a substantially flat viewing area demarcated by a viewing area border. The frame includes fasteners for fastening the frame in front of the viewing area. The frame has a finite material thickness in which a transparent opening is formed. The opening has a distal end that faces the presentation device and a proximal end that faces viewers. A range of viewing positions is created in which the proximal end of the transparent opening hides the distal end and the viewing area border, and only a portion of the viewing area smaller that the viewing area in full is visible through the proximal end of the transparent opening. The frame suppresses visual clues to actual viewing distance and an enhanced illusion of watching the real world through a window is created.07-25-2013
20130186842INTEGRATED RACK INSTALLATION APPARATUS AND METHOD - According to one embodiment of the present invention, an integrated installation apparatus to receive an electronics rack in a data center method is provided having a mat comprising a hard material to protect a floor surface beneath the mat, wherein the mat has a key feature to couple to a key feature of an adjacent mat. The apparatus also has a guide coupled to the mat to receive a rolling member supporting the electronics rack and a weight distribution structure configured to distribute a weight from feet that support the electronics rack to the mat.07-25-2013
20120006767Display Support Apparatus - The display supporting apparatus includes a base, a first arm, a second arm, and a display attachment bracket designed to be fixedly securable or attachable to a display. The display support apparatus further includes a mechanism for providing a constant orientation in relation to the base for the plane bisecting the range of rotation of the second arm about the pivot axis between the first arm and the second arm even as the first arm moves pivotally relative to the base.01-12-2012
20120018389COMPUTER RACK - A computer rack includes an upper frame, a lower frame, four parallel support legs, two horizontal struts, two mounting members, and two vertical struts. The support legs connect between the upper frame and the lower frame. The four support legs are parallel each other. Each horizontal strut is attached to two of the four support legs. The two horizontal struts is substantially perpendicular to the four support legs. Each horizontal strut is attached to two of the four support legs and is substantially perpendicular to the four support legs. Wherein, the mounting members are configured to be mounted in different positions to establish different distances between the two vertical struts in a direction substantially perpendicular to the vertical strut.01-26-2012
20130193092ENDCAP MOUNTING SYSTEM FOR MOUNTING AUDIO/VISUAL DEVICES OR THE LIKE - A mounting assembly for attaching and supporting an audio/visual device. The mounting assembly includes a frame including at least one cross member, at least one side member, and a moving member; and a support assembly including a pair of spaced apart first members and a pair of spaced apart second members. Each second member is attachable to the audio/visual device. The first members are movably coupled to the at least one cross member and the second members are movably coupled to the first members. The moving member is configured to move relative to the cross and side members, such that the size of the frame is adjustable.08-01-2013
20120292267MOUNTING RAIL WITH INTERNAL POWER CABLE - An adapter kit for mounting an electrical apparatus in a rack includes a pair of rails. The rails are configured to be fitted on respective, opposing outer sides of a case of the apparatus and to slide along corresponding tracks on respective inner sides of the rack. At least one of the rails includes a cable channel configured to contain a cable passing through the cable channel between front and rear faces of the case.11-22-2012
20130206711TELEVISION SUPPORT AND MOUNTING KIT - A panel television support and mounting kit allows the consumer to employ any of the three modes of support, namely stand mount, elevated console mount and wall mount. The elevated console mount incorporates a vertical spine to elevate the panel television above the console and an offset arm to support the television over an upper shelf of the console. A mounting structure is provided that can be attached to the spine or to a wall.08-15-2013
20120085713Display System - In some implementations, a wall mount system includes a hanger and complementary saddle bracket mount adapted to retain a monitor at an oblique angle relative to a vertical axis such that the monitors are angled downwardly toward retail patrons. The saddle bracket can in various embodiments include a downwardly facing U-shaped channel that receives a complementarily configured hanger bar which is in turn mounted to a display fixture. Such a bracket configuration can permit, in various embodiments, a television monitor that has a saddle bracket attached thereto to be mounted to the display fixture without the use of tools. The saddle bracket is optionally adjustable without the use of handheld tools along a rail system that is mounted to a television monitor. The saddle bracket may further include outwardly extending flanges to receive and retain excess lengths of power cords extending from the monitor supported by the saddle bracket.04-12-2012

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