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Housing for computer or computer related equipment

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312 - Supports: cabinet structure

312223100 - FOR PARTICULAR ELECTRICAL DEVICE OR COMPONENT

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20110175502MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR STORAGE DEVICE - A mounting apparatus includes a frame and a fastener made of conducting material. The frame includes opposite first and second fixing arms, and an end arm connected between the first and second fixing arms. The first fixing arm is pivotably connected to the end arm. Two pins protrude from an inner side of each of the first and second fixing arms, for correspondingly engaging in fixing holes of a storage device. The fastener is fixed to one of the first and second fixing arms. The fastener includes a head exposed out of the one of the first and second fixing arms, and a post-shaped engaging portion inserted into a threaded hole of the storage device and contacting a threaded portion of the threaded hole of the storage device. The fastener is capable of connecting the storage device to ground.07-21-2011
20130026894COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - An enclosure comprises a chassis, a front panel installed on the chassis, and a cover. The front panel defines an opening. Two mounting board are located on the front panel. Each of the two mounting board defines a first slots. The cover comprises a base wall and two sidewalls located on opposite sides of the base wall. A first latching portion is located on the sidewall. The first latching portion is slidabaly engaged in the first slot. The cover is slidable relative to the front panel to the base wall covering the opening or uncovering the opening.01-31-2013
20130026893MOUNTING APPARAUTS FOR SIDE PANEL OF COMPUTER - An enclosure comprises a chassis, a side panel and a knob structure. The chassis comprises a rear panel in which a latching hole is defined. The knob structure comprises a mounting member, a sliding member engaged in the mounting member, a positioning member secured to the side panel and a resilient member elastically engaged between the sliding member and the positioning portion. The mounting member is secured to the side panel. The sliding member comprises a hook. The sliding member can slide from a first position to a second position; when the sliding member is in the first position, the hook engages in the latching hole, when the sliding member is in the second position, the hook disengages from the latching hole; the resilient member elastically deforms to bias the sliding member to slide from the first position to the second position.01-31-2013
20130026892Variable Position Supporting Channel For Computing Equipment Rack - In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having a first support member adapted to a first side of a server rack and a second support member adapted to a second side of the server rack. These support members may each include channels configured along the corresponding support member, which may be implemented as recesses within the support members. These channels are configured to support a rack-mounted enclosure such that multiple channels enable multiple rack-mounted enclosures, some of which can be of variable heights, to be incorporated within the server rack.01-31-2013
20100117497COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a base and a mounting bracket. The base includes a mounting pole. The mounting bracket includes a mounting mechanism. The mounting mechanism includes a mounting member. The mounting member is movable perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the mounting pole, and the mounting member is capable of retaining the mounting pole thereto.05-13-2010
20130082584PANEL FOR VENTILATION AND NOISE REDUCTION AND MANUFACTURING METHOD - A panel for ventilation and noise reduction and its manufacturing method are disclosed A left side and a right side of the panel each include one or a plurality of ventilation holes, and a sound insulation board for sound insulation is set near each ventilation hole along an inner side of the panel, so that at least certain sound from the inner of the electronic device needs to bypass the board to pass through the ventilation holes; and the ventilation hole on the left side and the right side of the panel are opened in a staggered position, so that when the panel is placed side by side with another panel, air exhausted from a ventilation hole at an adjacent side of the panel does not form strong face-to-face blowing interference with air exhausted from a ventilation hole at an adjacent side of another panel.04-04-2013
20130082585CORRUGATED STIFFENER FOR SIM MOUNTING - A housing for a handheld computing device can include a metallic outer shell having a substantially flat base and a sidewall connected to a periphery of the base, the sidewall having a card slot, the outer shell having an inner surface and an outer surface, and a corrugated stiffener connected to the inner surface of the base and positioned adjacent to the card slot, the stiffener including a series of substantially parallel ridges and troughs and configured to provide rigidity to the housing.04-04-2013
20120212114FIXING UNIT, COMPUTER ACCESSORY DEVICE MOUNTING APPARATUS AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A fixing unit includes a fixing plate and a bolting member. The fixing plate including a front surface and a rear surface has a holding portion and a locking structure. The bolting member is movably assembled on the fixing plate. The bolting member includes a main segment, an extension segment and a protruding segment sequentially defined thereon. The main segment and the extension segment have a first flanged structure therebetween. The extension segment inserts into the holding portion of the fixing plate. When the bolting member is secured to the fixing plate, the protruding segment of the bolting member exposes form the front surface.08-23-2012
20130134844COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a computer case and a power supply tray. The computer case includes a side plate and a rear plate adjacent to the side plate. A clamping portion is located on the rear plate, and an opening is defined between the side plate and the rear plate. The power supply tray is attached to the opening and includes a clipping member. The clipping member includes a securing portion extending from the power supply tray and a clipping portion rotatably attached to the securing portion. The clipping portion is engaged with the clamping portion to secure the power supply tray to the computer case, and the clipping portion is rotatable relative to the rear plate to disengage the clipping portion from the clamping portion.05-30-2013
20120212113FIXING MECHANISM OF HOUSING AND FIXING ASSEMBLY THEREOF - A fixing mechanism of housing includes a housing and a fixing assembly. The housing has a first wall and a second wall connected adjacently. The first wall has an assembling portion with an assembling hole projected thereon. The second wall has a buckling tab. The fixing assembly includes a knob and a locking piece. The knob has an operating portion, connected to a mounting arm, disposed on the assembling portion. The locking piece has a base disposed on the inner side of the assembling portion, a hooking arm extended from the base, and an elastic portion. The mounting arm penetrates through the assembling hole in securing to the base. The elastic portion is connected to the hooking arm and the first wall on respective ends. The free end of the hooking arm has a claw portion selectively engaged with the buckling tab of the second wall.08-23-2012
20130049557DEVICE HOUSING AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE DEVICE HOUSING - A device housing includes a stainless steel substrate having a first metallic coating and a second metallic coating formed thereon and in that order. The stainless steel substrate has at least one recess defined in an outer surface. The first metallic coating and a second metallic coating have different colors. The first metallic coating is left exposed in the recesses but covered elsewhere by the second metallic coating to form a desired symbol, logo, or pattern on the device housing. A method for making the present device housing also is provided.02-28-2013
20130088130HOUSING FOR ENCASING AN OBJECT HAVING AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTION - This disclosure relates generally to an apparatus and/or system for housing a device. The apparatus includes a housing that is configured such that a device may be fitted within the housing and thereby be protected, such as from shocks and/or liquid. The housing may include top and bottom members that may be removably coupled together so as to form the housing. Each top and bottom member optionally includes front and back surfaces surrounded by a perimeter. The perimeter is defined by proximal and distal ends as well as opposing sides. The top and bottom members may include respective clasping mechanisms that extend along the perimeter of the top and bottom members. The clasping mechanisms are configured for coupling the top and bottom members with one another thereby sealing the housing, for instance, in a shockproof and/or water tight seal.04-11-2013
20130069503RETENTION DEVICE FOR DATA STORAGE MODULE - A retention device for a data storage module of an electronic apparatus is disclosed. The retention device comprises a holder comprising a base, a top plate opposite to the base, and a plurality of side plates interconnecting the base and the cover; the base, the plurality of side plates and the cover cooperatively defining a chamber with an opening at a lateral side of the holder; a side cover comprising a first end pivotably connected one of the plurality of side plates, and a second end opposite to the first end, the first end being capable of rotating relative to the one of the plurality of side plates to seal or open the opening; and a fastener, wherein the second end of the side cover is fixed onto the holder by the fastener.03-21-2013
20090302722Electronic device - An electronic device includes a first unit and a second unit connected via a hinge member. The second unit has, at a lower end, a rod section having a cylindrical shape and extending laterally. The rod section has a notch portion formed by making a cut in the cylindrical shape at a position corresponding to a fixed section of the hinge member. The first unit includes: a first cover that includes a plate portion forming a part of a top surface of the first unit, and a rising portion having an arc shape fitted to a cylindrical contour of the rod section and covering a first space of the notch portion; and a second cover that has an arc shape fitted to the cylindrical contour of the rod section and covers a second space of the notch portion while covering the notch portion in combination with the rising portion.12-10-2009
20130057127ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE WITH BRACKET FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - An enclosure includes a chassis and a bracket. The chassis includes a bottom panel, a rear panel and a side panel. The rear panel defines a latch hole. Two clamping pieces are located on the side panel. The bracket is engaged between the clamping pieces and includes a first sidewall and a second sidewall. A second hook and a resilient piece are located on the first sidewall. A first hook is located on the second sidewall. The first hook and the second hook are separately engaged with the two clamping pieces for preventing the bracket from moving along a first direction near to the bottom panel. The resilient piece is engaged in the latch hole to preventing the bracket from moving a second direction opposite to the first direction, and the resilient piece is elastically deformable to disengage from the lath hole.03-07-2013
20110012484COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH SHIELDING COVER - A computer enclosure includes a rear panel and shielding cover. The rear panel defines a through opening therein. The through opening includes a first edge and a second edge opposite to the first edge. The shielding cover is capable of covering the through opening, and includes a base body, a resilient portion, and first and second flanges located on opposite edges. A clip is located on the first flange. The resilient portion connects the second flange and the base body. A positioning tab is located on the resilient portion. The first edge of the through opening is engageable between the clip and the first flange. The second edge of the through opening is engageable between the tab and the second flange; the resilient portion is resiliently deformable to disengage the second edge of the through opening from between the second flange and the tab.01-20-2011
20110204759NETWORK ELEMENT, HOLDING ELEMENT, PROFILE RAIL AND SET - Described is a network element (08-25-2011
20090315435MOUNTING MECHANISM FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A mounting mechanism for mounting a data storage device includes a drive bracket. The drive bracket includes two parallel side panels, each of which forms a pillar extending inwards toward each other. The data storage device includes two side walls capable of being received between two side panels of the drive bracket. Each of the side walls defines a groove therein. A surface of the corresponding groove is configured to match with the outer surface of the corresponding pillar so that the groove is capable of engaging with the pillar.12-24-2009
20130063005ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure includes a rear panel and a blocking board. The rear panel comprises a front surface and a back surface opposite to the front surface. A through opening is defined in the rear panel. The blocking board comprises a main body, a first flange and a second flange opposite to the first flange. A first stopping piece is extends from the first flange. A second stopping piece is extended from the second flange. A latch portion is located on the first flange. A first protrusion is located on the second flange. The latch portion and the second protrusion extend through the through opening by being elastically deformed, the latch portion and the second protrusion abut on the front surface, and the first stopping piece and the second stopping piece abut on the back surface.03-14-2013
20130162125SERVER CABINET - A server cabinet includes four posts and four supporting apparatus installed to the corresponding posts. Each supporting apparatus includes a supporting member. The supporting member includes a connecting plate mounted to the corresponding post, a supporting plate extending from a first side of the connecting plate to support a server, and a positioning plate extending from a second of the connecting plate opposite to the supporting plate to engage with the server.06-27-2013
20130162126COMPUTER SYSTEM - A computer system includes an enclosure, a bracket secured to the enclosure, and a power adaptor. The power adaptor is secured to the enclosure and includes a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall. A positioning piece is located on the first sidewall, and an installation piece is located on the second sidewall. The positioning piece is secured to the bracket, and the installation piece is secured to the enclosure.06-27-2013
20130162127ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure includes a bracket and a tray. The bracket includes a first side plate, a second side plate substantially parallel to the first side plate, and a separated plate located between the first side plate and the second side plate. The separated plate divides the bracket into a first receiving space and a second receiving space. The first clipping hole is defined in the first side plate, and a second clipping hole is defined in the second side plate. The tray includes a clipping member which is moveable to be received in the first receiving space or the second receiving space. When the tray is received in the first receiving space, the clipping member is engaged in the first clipping hole. When the tray is received in the second receiving space, the clipping member is received in the second clipping hole.06-27-2013
20120235549FAN MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR HEAT DISSPATION - A fan mounting apparatus comprises a computer case having a bottom plate, and a rear plate connected to the bottom plate; the rear plate comprising a flange; the flange comprising a connecting panel extending towards the bottom plate, and a clamping panel extending from the connecting panel towards the bottom plate; a bracket comprising a main body, a clipping portion, and a mounting portion; the clipping portion and the mounting portion are on opposite sides of the main body; the mounting portion comprising a hook; wherein the clipping portion is attached to the bottom plate, the mounting portion is deformable, the hook has a configuration to extend through the clamping panel when the mounting portion is deformed, the clamping panel has a configuration to abut on an outer surface of the hook and is adapted to prevent the bracket from moving away from the rear plate.09-20-2012
20090218922STORAGE CABINET AND VIDEO CONFERENCE SYSTEM - The present invention is to provide a storage cabinet that houses a terminal having a reader unit for reading information recorded on a recording medium. With this storage cabinet, a recording medium can be readily connected to the reader unit from any angle.09-03-2009
20110279003COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a bracket and a locking member. The bracket includes a side plate defining a slide slot. A first pair of positioning mechanisms and a second pair of positioning mechanisms are located on opposite sides of the slide slot. The locking member is configured for securing a disk drive in the bracket and includes a first pair of locking portions and a second pair of locking portions. The second pair of locking portions are engaged with the second pair of positioning mechanisms. The first pair of locking portions are resiliently deformable between a first state, in which the first pair of locking portions are engaged with the first pair of positioning mechanisms, and a second state, in which the first pair of locking portions are deformed in opposite directions and disengaged from the first pair of positioning mechanisms.11-17-2011
20110285258Protection Shell of a Type Suitable for Supporting a Touch Tablet Personal Computer in Multiple Positions - A protection shell of a type suitable for supporting a touch tablet personal computer in multiple positions includes: a protection bottom cover having a recess on a back portion thereof, the recess being provided with holes at an upper portion thereof and with guiding slots at both sides of a middle portion thereof; a supporting cover having a thickness smaller than or equal to the depth of the recess of the protection bottom cover, with protrusions rotatably connected with the holes of the protection bottom cover; and a supporting plate with one end rotatably connected to a middle portion of the supporting cover and the other end having slide blocks received within the guiding slots of the protection bottom cover. The protection shell is portable, and stable and simple in structure, whereby the production efficiency is improved.11-24-2011
20120112611SERVER CABINET STRUCTURE - A server cabinet structure includes a rack, at least one tray and at least one fixing component. The rack has two opposite frame bars and at least two guide rails correspondingly disposed on the frame bars. The tray is disposed on the two guide rails, and is capable of sliding into the rack. The guide rails are accommodated in recessed portions of the tray exactly. The tray presses against the frame bars through a stop plate. One combining hole of the stop plate is corresponding to an assembly hole of the frame bar. The fixing component passes through the combining hole and the assembly hole, and is inserted into the frame bar, so as to limit and keep the tray inside the rack.05-10-2012
20110285259COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a computer panel, an expansion card shield, and a retaining member. The computer panel defines a slot and has a support piece located above the slot. The expansion card shield includes a main piece covering the slot and a resisting piece abutting on the support piece of the computer panel. The retaining member is pivotably attached to the computer panel and includes a main portion and a clasping portion connected to the main portion. The retaining member is capable of rotating to a closed position where the main portion resists against the expansion card shield and the clasping portion is secured to the computer panel, or rotating to an open position where the main portion is disengaged from the expansion card shield and the clasping portion is disengaged from the computer panel.11-24-2011
20110298342FRONT REMOVABLE EXPANSION CARD MODULE STRCUTURE - The present invention discloses an improved front removable expansion card module structure applied to an electronic device and comprising: a casing, a cover panel disposed at the top of the casing, an opening formed on a lateral side of the casing, an adapter frame contained in the opening and having a second adaptor interface inserted into a first slot of the first adaptor interface erected in the casing; and one or more second slots formed on the second adaptor interface and parallel to the opening, such that users simply need to pull the adapter frame from the opening to separate the second adaptor interface from the first slot, and then draw the adapter frame to the outside completely for maintenance and repair, without the need of removing the cover panel from the casing, so as to provide a very convenient application.12-08-2011
20100264788NETWORK CABINET - A network cabinet is provided comprising a base member, two pairs of vertical frame rail members connected to the base member, and a top cover supported by at least one of the vertical frame rail members. The base member defines an opening and another opening is defined in the top cover. The vertical frame rail members are positioned spaced apart from four sidewalls from four corners of the cabinet formed by the four sidewalls, where each sidewall comprises a panel or a door. The two pairs of vertical frame rail members and the four sidewalls define at least one cable management pathway and at least a portion of the cable management pathway is vertically aligned with at least a portion of the opening of the base member and the opening of the top cover.10-21-2010
20090102334CASE STRUCTURE FOR SERVER - A case structure suitable for a server is provided, which includes a first plate and a second plate. A fixing pillar is disposed on the first plate, and the second plate has a fixing rack with a locking portion and an assembly spring with a lock cooperating hole for being penetrated by the fixing pillar. The locking portion is used to lock an engaging portion of the fixing pillar so as to fix the second plate to an assembly position. When the assembly spring is activated by forces and departs from the fixing pillar, the second plate can be shifted from the assembly position to a disassembly position and departs from the first plate.04-23-2009
20130214658SERVER CABINET - A server cabinet includes a housing and a cable management bracket. The cable management bracket is connected between a front end and a rear end of a side of the housing. The cable management bracket longitudinally defines a number of receiving spaces for cables extending through.08-22-2013
20110062836COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a panel and a covering piece. The panel defines an expansion slot. A restricting piece is formed on the panel below the expansion slot. A receiving cutout is defined between the restricting piece and the panel. A covering piece includes an elongated portion and an insert portion extending from a bottom end of the elongated portion. The insert portion forms an elastic protrusion. The elongated portion of the covering piece covers the expansion slot. The insert portion is received in the receiving cutout. The elastic protrusion is elastically bent by the restricting piece and secures the insert portion of the covering piece between the restricting piece and the panel.03-17-2011
20100026148SERVER CHASSIS - A server chassis is provided. The server chassis includes a chassis body, a hard disk cage and a top cover. The upper surface of the hard disk cage is fixed on the hard disk cage such that the upper surface of the hard disk cage and the hard disk cage would form an integral whole. The hard disk cage could be removably assembled on the chassis body, so as to conveniently change the hard disks with different sizes therebetween. Therefore, the top cover of the present invention would fully cover the rear portion of the upper surface of the hard disk cage without changing the size or adding another cover, so as to achieve the purpose of integral whole assembling.02-04-2010
20090284109Combined Computer Case - A combined computer case is provided which includes two first panels opposing to each other, at least three support posts respectively located round the first panels and perpendicular to the first panels, and at least three side panels. Each side panel is provided between two neighboring support posts. Each first panel has at least three connecting portions for corresponding to the other first panel. Each support post has first connecting sheets on both ends thereof for corresponding to the first connecting potions of the first panels. The first panels, the support posts and the side panels are pillar or planar components, and respectively act as minimum units of a cubic computer case. In assembly, the first connecting sheets respectively connect with the first panels to form a support frame of a computer case. Finally the side panels are assembled to complete assembly of the computer case.11-19-2009
20090289534Network terminal cover - Customer premises equipment (CPE), such as optical network terminals (ONT), are often located on the outside of a premises, and are susceptible to theft and to weather elements. A cap for portions of customer premises equipment (CPE) used in telecommunications networks protects the CPE from theft and from the weather elements. The cap typically covers a portion of the CPE that carries communications and power connectors, providing protection from the weather elements. Additionally, the cap may be lockable, preventing unauthorized removal of the CPE or portions of the CPE. The cap may also provide strain relief for cables coupled to the CPE. The cap may also prevent unauthorized removal of covers on a CPE housing that protects valuable components, such as battery back-ups.11-26-2009
20090295259PORTABLE COMPUTER - A portable computer includes a host, a supporting frame, a displayer, two latches and a drive member. The supporting frame is pivotally connected with the host and having a straight sliding slot and a curved sliding slot. The displayer has two sliding members, which are pivotally connected with the supporting frame and slidably connected with the straight sliding slot and the curved sliding slot respectively. The displayer is operable to rotate relative to the supporting frame by either one of the two sliding members as a pivot. The two latches are slidably connected with the supporting frame. The drive member is slidably connected with the two latches and operable to control where either one of the two latches is located.12-03-2009
20130099638PRINTER CABINET LATCH ASSEMBLY - A printer cabinet for support of a printer. The cabinet has a number of latch hooks protruding from recesses in its top surface. The printer has a number of recesses in its bottom plate that receive the latch hooks. The latch hooks are positioned in an unengaged position or a locked engaged position depending upon the position of the cabinet latch assembly handles.04-25-2013
20130099640HOUSING WITH ROTATION ARM AND PANEL FOR SECURING HARD DISK DRIVE THEREIN - A housing for a hard disk drive includes an enclosure defining a window in a front side thereof for providing access to install the hard disk drive in the enclosure, a rotation arm having a front end and a back end, and a panel. The back end of the rotation arm is pivotally connected to a rear end of the enclosure, and the panel is pivotally connected to the front end of the rotation arm. The rotation arm and the panel are pivotable between a locked state in which the panel covers the window of the enclosure and the rotation arm abuts a lateral side of the enclosure, and an open state in which the panel is pulled away from the enclosure to expose the window.04-25-2013
20090267465MICROCOMPUTER CASE - A microcomputer case includes a base and a top cover detachably assembled to a top of the base. The base includes a bottom wall and two upright side walls perpendicularly upward extended from two lateral edges of the bottom wall. Each of the two upright side walls is formed along an outer corner of a free edge with an insertion channel. The top cover is provided along two lower lateral edges with two downward extended insertion ribs corresponding to the insertion channels on the base. The insertion ribs of the top cover are slidably fitted in the insertion channels of the base, enabling the microcomputer case to be easily disassembled and reassembled for carrying out the expansion of internal and external hardware thereof.10-29-2009
20090261695COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a chassis and a cover. The chassis has a first hole, and the cover has a second hole which is substantially coaxial with the first hole. A securing means engages in the first and second holes for mounting the cover on the chassis. A shield is fixed on one of the chassis and the cover. The shield defines a through hole communicating an outer side of the shield with the securing means and a receiving hole intersecting the through hole. A rotating block is rotatably positioned in the receiving hole between the through hole and the securing means. The rotating block includes a blocking portion configured to block the through hole. The rotating block defines an access hole in the blocking portion. The access hole is configured to communicate the through hole with the securing means by rotating the block to align the access hole with the securing means.10-22-2009
20100102688PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - A mechanism for protecting a portable electronic device, e.g., a handheld computer system. In one embodiment, the present invention is comprised of an encasing structure having an opening and configured to receive and have disposed therewithin the handheld computer system. The present invention is further comprised of a lifting device coupled to the encasing structure. The lifting device is adapted to raise the handheld computer system above the confines of the encasing structure and further adapted to lower the handheld computer system to a disposition therewithin the encasing structure. The encasing structure can be used to protect input/output ports or slots, I/Os externally disposed on side surfaces of the handheld computer system when the handheld computer system is disposed within the encasing structure, and the lifting device enables raising the handheld computer system above the confines of the encasing structure to provide access to the I/Os. In one embodiment, a push-push hinge can be utilized as the lifting device.04-29-2010
20110266933MODULAR COMPUTER CHASSIS SYSTEM AND METHOD - Provided in some embodiment is a module locking device including a first member coupled to a computer chassis during use, a second member coupled to the first member via a hinge. The hinge enables the second member to move between a first position that inhibits removal of one or more modules from the computer chassis during use and a second position that facilitates removal of one or more modules from the computer chassis during use. The module locking device also includes a locking mechanism that selectively locks the second member in the first position to inhibit removal of one or more modules from the computer chassis during use.11-03-2011
20080284295Rotating mechanism and electronic device using the same - A rotating mechanism and an electronic device using the same are provided. The rotating mechanism is disposed at the electronic device. The electronic device includes a first casing and a second casing. The rotating mechanism includes a first gear and a second gear. The first gear is coupled to the first casing. The second gear is coupled to the second casing. The second gear is engaged with the first gear, and then the first casing is capable of rotating relatively to the second casing.11-20-2008
20080309208Installation And Removal Of Computing Components - Included are embodiments for installation and removal of computing components. More specifically, at least one embodiment of an apparatus includes at least one removable support platform configured to define a computing device bay and at least one removable switch divider configured to further define the computing device bay, the computing device bay configured to receive a double-high component.12-18-2008
20080238272HOUSING APPARATUS AND HOUSING RACK - There is provided a housing apparatus in and out of which a keyboard and a mouse can be put and taken. The housing apparatus includes a keyboard housing section 10-02-2008
20100264787COMPUTER SYSTEM WITH CIRCUIT BOARD - A computer system includes a chassis, a bracket and a tray. The chassis includes a bottom plate and two parallel side plates perpendicular to the bottom plate. A side plate post is located on each of the side plates. The bracket is located on the bottom plate between the side plates. A bracket post is located on the bracket. The tray defines two tray positioning openings therein. The tray positioning openings receive the bracket post and side plate post so as to secure the tray in the chassis between the bracket and the one of the side plates.10-21-2010
20130119837ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure includes a receiving case, a bracket rotatably attached to the receiving case, and a positioning member secured to the bracket. The receiving case includes a sliding rail. The positioning member includes a positioning portion, and the positioning portion is deformable. The positioning portion slidably engages with the sliding rail, for preventing the bracket from rotating relative to the receiving case.05-16-2013
20090127988Device for a computer case cover - A covering for a computer case that combines elements of aesthetic and functional features. Attachment to the computer case optionally using magnets, clips and the like. Openings or openable doors to give access to functional buttons, ports and CD tray. Pockets to hold CD's and other like needs. Optional features could include a led lighting and vocal effects.05-21-2009
20120104911HOUSING FOR RECEIVING A REMOVABLE HARD DISK, INCLUDING A TILTING CAM FOR REMOVING SAID HARD DISK - A box is provided for receiving a removable element. The box is a generally rectangular box fitted with a tilting cam of cut-out sheet metal situated in the rear portion of the box body, the tilting cam having an actuation end and an ejection end situated on either side of a central portion of said cam for the purpose of ejecting the removable element when the cam is tilted about its central portion. The box body has in the rear portion of its top face a tab including a base extended by a tongue that extends parallel to said top face while being spaced apart from said top face, together with a lug projecting from the top face and situated facing a free end of the tongue. The tilting cam is secured to the box body by snap-fastening, having its central portion engaged firstly between the tongue and the top face of the box body, and secondly between the lug and the base.05-03-2012
20090184611Data Card Insertion Device - A data card insertion device, in particular for a tachograph of a motor vehicle, with a front panel having a slot-shaped receiving opening through which a data card can be inserted. The device also has a sealing device behind, in the direction of insertion of the data card, which has an insertion slot behind the receiving opening, in the direction of insertion, for the sealed insertion of the data card.07-23-2009
20090140617Load Balancing Robust Computer Frame - A load balancing method and incorporated assembly is provided for a computer frame having side walls. The assembly comprises a mid-plane plate having top and bottom sides and capable of being secured to the frames inside side walls. The mid-plane plate also has means both on its top and bottom sides for securing a number of electronic books in such a manner that they can be stacked on top of or adjacent to one another. A locking mechanism can also be provided as part of the assembly or alone to further secure the electronic books to the frame.06-04-2009
20110221315COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH EMI SHIELDING CLIP - A computer enclosure includes a bottom surface, a sidewall connected to the bottom surface, and a cover. A flange is located on a top edge of the sidewall. A plurality of elastic fingers is formed on the flange. Each of the plurality of elastic fingers includes a free end from which a contact point protrudes. The cover covers the flange. The elastic fingers are elastically pressed by the cover, and the contact point contacts the cover.09-15-2011
20110140584DESKTOP COMPUTER CABINET - A desktop computer cabinet includes a top slat, a bottom slat substantially parallel and opposite to the top slat, a front slat perpendicularly connected to the top slat and the bottom slat, a rear slat substantially parallel and opposite to the front slat, and perpendicularly connected to the top slat and the bottom slat, a pair of substantially parallel sidewalls, and a pair of handle fastened into a pair of receiving grooves correspondingly defined on the sidewalls.06-16-2011
20090167124Hard disk drive holding apparatus - A hard disk drive holding apparatus comprising a support, positioning pins, securing pins and swivel arms. The support comprises a supporting surface and side panels. The side panels have holes located thereon and are erected on the supporting surface. The positioning pins are located on the supporting surface to be inserted into the positioning holes on the bottom of the hard disk drive. The securing pins pass through the holes on the side panels and engage into the securing holes on the sides of the hard disk drive. The swivel arms are attached to the securing pins and pivotally connected on the support.07-02-2009
20110227465MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A mounting apparatus for a data storage device can prevent a bracket without data storage device from being placed in a computer enclosure. When the data storage device is not mounted in a bracket, a first end of a baffle extends into the bracket, a second end of the baffle extends out of the bracket under torque of a torsion spring. When the data storage device is mounted in the bracket, the data storage device drives the baffle to receive in the bracket.09-22-2011
20080315731Flexible mount for a fan and like devices - A flexible and stretchable mounting device for a fan or the like which has a shaft, a series of enlarged undulations axially arranged at one end of the shaft, and a head at one end of the shaft, the mounting device being adapted when stretched for insertion into aligned apertures on a chassis and a frame and relaxed to permit a selected undulation to hold the frame in spaced relation to the chassis. The device also includes a break away grip secured to the head for guiding the device into the apertures when stretched and which can be severed from the head when the device is arranged mounted on the chassis and frame.12-25-2008
20110227466SERVER ENCLOSURE AND SERVER ENCLOSURE ASSEMBLY - A server enclosure includes a top plate and a bottom plate. The top plate defines a guiding channel extending along a first direction. The bottom plate parallels to the top plate. The bottom plate protrudes a guiding member. The guiding channel and the guiding member are aligned long a direction perpendicular to the top plate, and the guiding channel is boarder than the guiding member.09-22-2011
20100052484Face Panel for a Computer Housing - A face panel for a computer housing includes a face panel body and a cover plate assembly. The face panel body includes a surrounding wall and a mounting hole. The surrounding wall has first and second engaging grooves. The cover plate assembly includes a cover plate, a locking member, and an unlocking member. The cover plate has a first engaging hook for engaging the first engaging groove, and a guide groove. The locking member is assembled to the guide groove, and has a second engaging hook, a post, and a restoring resilient plate to apply a pressure to the cover plate so as to enable the second engaging hook to engage the second engaging groove. The unlocking member has an operating portion, and a contact portion movable with the operating portion so as to push the post for disengaging the second engaging hook from the second engaging groove.03-04-2010
20100052483COMPUTER CASING - A computer casing includes a supporting frame, a rear plate and two side plates. The supporting frame is composed of a front plate, a top plate and a bottom plate both integrally extending from the front plate. The rear plate is connected to the top plate and the bottom plate. The side plates are connected to both sides of the supporting frame. With the top plate, the front plate and the bottom plate being integrally formed, the manufacturing process can be simplified and the cost can be reduced. Further, the structural strength of the computer casing can be increased.03-04-2010
20110127890COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH EMI SHIELDING CLIP - A computer enclosure includes a cover and a chassis. The cover includes a clasp. The chassis defines an engaging hole and a cutout adjacent to the engaging hole. An edge of the cutout extends in the cutout to form an elastic clip. The clip includes a driving portion which is located below the flange. The clasp penetrates the engaging hole sliding, engages with the flange, and simultaneously pushes the driving portion to place the clip in contact with the cover.06-02-2011
20100156255COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH INPUT/OUTPUT MODULE - A computer enclosure includes an inner chassis, an input/output (I/O) module defining a number of I/O interfaces, a latching unit attached to the inner chassis, a resilient member connected between the I/O module and the inner chassis, a gear rack attached to the I/O module, and a damping gear assembly attached to the inner chassis and engaging with the gear rack. The I/O module is pivotably mounted to the inner chassis. The latching unit is capable of keeping the I/O module at a closed position where the I/O interfaces of the I/O module are unexposed. A movement of the I/O module is restrained by the damping gear.06-24-2010
20100187957Data cartridge device for computer equipment - A data cartridge device for computer equipment includes a data cartridge which is assembled in an interior of an outer cover, so to be provided with a shock-proof effect. Widths of two side walls of the data cartridge are effectively decreased to reduce entire size of the data cartridge, and an upper and a lower layer of the outer covers are stacked with each other to effectively utilize a storage space. By the modularized design of the outer covers and the data cartridges, the present invention can be flexibly applied to outer housings with various heights (such as an industrial computer cabinet, or a server cabinet).07-29-2010
20130214657MOUSE STRUCTURE - A mouse structure includes a housing and first and second sliding apparatuses. The housing has an accommodating portion and an opening The first sliding apparatus includes a base board and a sliding element, the base board being fixedly disposed in the accommodating portion, and the sliding element being slidably mounted on the base board. The second sliding apparatus is slidably disposed in the accommodating portion and includes a main body and a reacting portion connecting the main body, the main body being capable of sliding in and out of the accommodating portion from the opening When the main body slides out of the opening, the sliding element is concurrently and separately pulled by the reacting portion to the first position, and when the main body slides into the accommodating portion, the sliding element is concurrently and separately pushed by the reacting portion to the second position.08-22-2013
20130214659SEAMLESS INSERT MOLDING TECHNIQUES - Methods and apparatus for using an insert molding process to form a tactilely seamless overall part from component parts that are made from different materials are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a housing includes a first part formed from a first material and a second part formed from a second material that is of a different type than the first material. The first part includes a first external surface and a first bonding surface, and the second part includes a second external surface and a second bonding surface. The second bonding surface can be integrally bonded to the first bonding surface so that the first external surface and the second external surface form a gap-free overall surface.08-22-2013
20100277044CHASSIS AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A chassis includes a base board defining a receiving space, a clapboard detachably received in the receiving space, and two fasteners. The receiving space includes a sidewall, and a plurality of fixing posts extend from the sidewall. Two fixing columns each defining a fixing hole extend from opposite ends of the base board, neighboring the sidewall. The clapboard includes a main body defining a plurality of engaging holes to engage with the plurality of fixing posts of the base board, and two fixing portions each defining a through hole extending from opposite ends of the main body. The two fasteners are passed through the through holes of the fixing portions and engaged in the fixing holes of the fixing columns, respectively.11-04-2010
20080231151ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR RUGGEDIZING COMPUTER RACKS - A method and incorporated assembly is provided to enhance structural rigidity to a computer environment having at least one rack for housing electronic components. The assembly comprises a stiffener component mountable to a horizontal side of the rack; a support component mountable in a substantially horizontal direction on a vertical side of the rack to provide rotational support of the rack; and an enhancer component being mountable to at least one side of the rack.09-25-2008
20110101835LATCHING MECHANISM AND COMPUTER CHASSIS USING THE SAME - A computer chassis includes a housing, a sideboard defining a latching hole, and a latching mechanism. The latching mechanism includes a supporting assembly, a first latching member, a second latching member, a rotation shaft, an elastic member, and a pressing assembly. The supporting assembly is mounted in the housing. The first latching member includes a first gear portion and a first hook. The second latching member includes a second gear portion and a second hook. The rotation shaft passes through the second latching assembly and the first latching assembly and is partially received in the base. The gear is engaged with the first gear portion and the second gear portion. One end of the elastic member is secured to the first latching member, and an opposite end of the elastic member is secured to the second latching member. The pressing assembly is moveably connected to the rotation shaft.05-05-2011
20080315732Electrically operated lifting cover device for a host computer - The present invention is an electrically operated lifting cover device for a host computer, in which a contact switch is installed at a side of a power switch of a case of a host computer. The contact switch is connected to a gear box located on an inner side of the case, and a user touching the contact switch actuates a first connecting rod of a lifting cover by electrical means, which connectively upwardly turns a second connecting rod, thereby enabling raising the lifting cover to the top position of the case.12-25-2008
20120194046CONTAINER DATA CENTER - A container data center includes a container, a number of shock absorbers installed in the container, and a support plate installed on the shock absorbers. Each shock absorber includes a support bracket and two damping elements positioned at opposite ends of the support bracket. Each damping element includes a first connecting end fixed to a corresponding end of the support bracket, and a second connecting end fixed to the container. The first connecting ends of the damping elements are movable relative to the corresponding second ends of the damping elements through overcoming resistance. The support plate is installed on the support bracket and can support a number of servers.08-02-2012
20090322192AERODYNAMIC STRUCTURAL SAFETY BARRIER DESIGN - A barrier disposed within a computer housing includes a frame adapted to be secured to the computer housing; and a plurality of elongated members attached to the frame. The plurality of elongated members are disposed across the frame such that the plurality of elongated members are attached to an inner surface of the frame. The barrier defines separate compartments within the computer housing and at least one fan is disposed in a compartment separated by the barrier from another compartment in which at least one electronic component is disposed. A method of manufacturing a barrier includes providing a frame; attaching a plurality of elongated members to the frame; disposing the frame within the housing such that the frame defines separate compartments within the housing; disposing at least one fan in a compartment separated by the barrier from another compartment; and disposing at least one electronic component in the another compartment.12-31-2009
20090072682Protective boot for an electronic device - A protective boot that protects a vehicle diagnostic device from damaging a vehicle to which is attached. The protective boot also helps to prevent the diagnostic device from being damaged when dropped from a distance off of the floor. The protective boot includes strap receiving members at various locations on the housing of the protective boot so that strapping members can be fed therethrough to attach the diagnostic device to the vehicle, such as a motorcycle. The protective boot also includes openings for access to controls or connections of the diagnostic device.03-19-2009
20100295427RETAINING 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 includes base member, an arm member, and a retaining member. The base member is attached to the tray. The arm member is pivotably attached to the base member about a pivot axis. The pivot axis is located at a first end of the arm member. The retaining member is movably attached to the base member along a first direction. The retaining member includes an engaging portion and a retaining portion. The arm member has a driving portion at the first end engaged with the engaging portion. The first direction is substantially perpendicular to the pivot axis. The retaining member is capable of being driven to move along the first direction by rotating the arm member11-25-2010
20110169385FISCAL BOARD RECEIVING CASE AND FISCAL PRINTER - A fiscal board receiving case is provided. A management board receiving case includes a case main body and a lid connected to the case main body and receives a management board on which a memory storing data including fiscal information and a management board-side connector are mounted. A control board receiving case includes a case main body and a lid connected to the case main body and receives a control board on which a controller and a control board-side connector connected to the management board-side connector are mounted. The management board receiving case and the control board receiving case are configured such that one box-like body that receives at least the management board is formed while the management board-side connector and the control board-side connector are connected to each other by engaging the management board receiving case with the control board receiving case through engagement members provided in the cases. The management board receiving case and the control board receiving case are configured such that engagement between the cases and engagement between the case main body and the lid in each of the cases are irreversibly maintained after the cases are engaged with each other.07-14-2011
20110012483COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a housing, a cover, a lock rod and an operating member. The housing includes an upper plate and a bottom plate opposite to the upper plate, with two protruding bars respectively formed on opposite inner surfaces of the upper plate and the bottom plate. Each protruding bar forms a latch hook and defines a notch. The cover forms a limiting portion defining a receiving groove. The lock rod is moveably received in the receiving groove. The operating member is slidably assembled onto the cover and fixed to the lock rod. The operating member is capable of moving the lock rod to pass through the notch and latch to or detach from the latch hook, such that the cover can be assembled onto or disassembled from the housing.01-20-2011
20110025176Multiple Position Stand - A support mechanism for supporting an object on a surface is disclosed. The support mechanism includes a joint connected to the object; and a stand connected to the joint. The joint may selectively rotate to allow the stand to support the object on the surface in: a first position comprising a landscape orientation at a first angle between the object and the surface, a second position comprising a landscape orientation at a second angle between the object and the surface, a third position comprising a portrait orientation at a third angle between the object and the surface, and a fourth position comprising a portrait orientation at a fourth angle between the object and the surface.02-03-2011
20110043084Information Handling System Enclosure And Process For Manufacture Of Cosmetic Formed Corners - An information handling system enclosure is formed from a metal panel having a thickness, such as approximately 1 mm, by stamping a raised edge from the panel so that the height of the edge appears as a thickness of the panel, such as 2.5 mm. The raised edge is stamped to have a raised edge of slightly greater than the final edge height and then punched into a corner tool to provide the raised edge with a desired height. Punching into the corner tool forms the edge along the outer circumference of the panel to have a substantially square appearance.02-24-2011
20110074259DRAWING CASE FOR ELECTRONIC INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM - A drawing case for an electronic information storage medium comprises a case body; a panel including a holder, a locking tool slot, a first through hole and a plurality of heat dissipation holes; a locking tool mounted in the locking tool slot and connected to an engaging piece that is provided with a first resilient element; a handle including a hook, one end of the handle being pivotally disposed on the holder, wherein the hook passes through the first through hole and engages with the engaging piece and is propped against the first resilient element. In this manner, the purpose of ease of drawing can be achieved by pressing the locking tool to open the handle, thereby not only significantly reducing manufacturing costs and assembly/disassembly complexity, such as eliminating the use of screws, but also enhancing the heat dissipation efficiency.03-31-2011
20100219726Network Cabinet - A network cabinet is provided comprising a base member, two pairs of vertical frame rail members connected to the base member, and a top cover supported by at least one of the vertical frame rail members. The base member defines an opening and another opening is defined in the top cover. The vertical frame rail members are positioned spaced apart from four sidewalls from four corners of the cabinet formed by the four sidewalls, where each sidewall comprises a panel or a door. The two pairs of vertical frame rail members and the four sidewalls define at least one cable management pathway and at least a portion of the cable management pathway is vertically aligned with at least a portion of the opening of the base member and the opening of the top cover. The network cabinet may also comprise two front corner posts and two rear corner posts.09-02-2010
20110095664COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH FRAME FOR DISK DRIVE - A computer enclosure includes a chassis and a frame. The chassis includes a chassis bottom wall and two chassis sidewalls located on the chassis bottom wall. A positioning post is located on each chassis sidewall. Each chassis sidewall defines a positioning hole. The frame includes a mounting bracket and a retaining bracket integrated with the mounting bracket. The mounting bracket defines a through opening, and includes two mounting bracket sidewalls. Each mounting bracket sidewall defines a slot and a fastening hole. Fasteners are engaged in the positioning holes and the fastening holes, to secure the frame to the chassis. The retaining bracket defines a holding space, configured for receiving a disk drive. The holding space communicates the through opening. When the positioning posts of the chassis are engaged in the slots of the mounting bracket, the positioning holes are aligned with the fastening holes of the mounting bracket.04-28-2011
20090218921Assembly and Method For Enhancing Structural Integrity and Improving Serviceability of Electronic Card Disposed In A Computing Environment - An assembly and method for securing and supporting electronic components in a computer node disposed on a computer rack. The method comprises the steps of first disposing a tray having one or more wedge block assemblies in the rear of said rack such that each wedge block assembly can be moved under and engaged with each node. The wedge block mechanism is retained from side to side using guide brackets. The mechanism and the tray are then torques into place by using incorporated hard stop feature on said tray. The nodes can then be engaged and disengaged through the engaging and disengaging of the wedge block assembly. This is done by using a rod that is connected to a fastener one end and to a pivot at another end and is integrated into the wedge block mechanism. Once the fastener is moved the pivot is also moved causing the mating and unmating of the node.09-03-2009
20100259143COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH POWER SUPPLY CHASSIS - A computer enclosure, includes a case and a power supply chassis secured in the case. The case includes a bottom wall and a rear wall. The bottom wall defines a securing slot. A first positioning member extends from the bottom wall. A securing tab extends from a bottom of the power supply chassis. The securing tab is configured to engage in the securing slot and prevent the power supply chassis moving in a first direction perpendicular to the case rear wall. The power supply chassis defines a first positioning hole configured for the first positioning member engaging therein to prevent the power supply chassis moving in a second direction perpendicular to the case bottom wall.10-14-2010
20110084580Network Cabinet - A network cabinet is provided comprising a base member, two pairs of vertical frame rail members connected to the base member, and a top cover supported by at least one of the vertical frame rail members. The base member defines an opening and another opening is defined in the top cover. The vertical frame rail members are positioned spaced apart from four sidewalls from four corners of the cabinet formed by the four sidewalls, where each sidewall comprises a panel or a door. The two pairs of vertical frame rail members and the four sidewalls define at least one cable management pathway and at least a portion of the cable management pathway is vertically aligned with at least a portion of the opening of the base member and the opening of the top cover.04-14-2011
20090322193Electronic apparatus - An electronic apparatus includes a first housing that has a shape of a rectangle a second housing, and a connecting section that movably connects the first housing to the second housing. The first housing is formed of at least a first part that is attached to the second housing by the connecting section and forms one side of the rectangle and a second part that is bonded to the first part at a position closer to the one side, and an attaching surface of the first part and the second part has an attaching area that changes from both ends of the one side to the center thereof.12-31-2009
20090039743Movable Monitor And Keyboard Storage System For A Worksurface - A worksurface storage system includes a frame, a tray, an actuator, and a cover. The tray and actuator are connected to the frame such that operation of the actuator translates the actuator and the tray relative to the frame. The cover is pivotably connected to the frame such that translation of the tray rotates the cover between an open and a closed position relative to the worksurface. The storage system is constructed to engage the worksurface such that devices supported by the tray are selectively extended and retracted relative to the worksurface. An opening formed in the worksurface accommodates passage of the devices and the cover, which is rotationally connected to the frame and which covers the opening formed in the worksurface when the devices are not in use. The storage system provides for multi-functional use of the worksurface.02-12-2009
20100039007SERVER CARRIER ASSEMBLY - A server carrier assembly includes a server carrier configured for receiving a server therein, and a cable collecting structure mounted to the server carrier. The cable collecting structure includes a bracket and at least one receiving portion extending from the bracket. A space between the bracket and the receiving portion is defined for collecting at least one cable of the server. At least one opening is defined in the bracket and configured for the cable of the server to extend there through.02-18-2010
20120242203SUPPORTING DEVICE FOR FIXING ELECTRONIC ELEMENTS ON COMPUTER HOUSING - A supporting device includes a loading device and a locking device. The loading device has a sidewall defining a curved first sliding slot, a second sliding slot and a fixing hole. The locking device is positioned on the sidewall, and includes a connecting pole, a swing pole, a buckle, a first and a second bolts, and a shaft. The connecting pole is positioned on an outer surface of the sidewall and defines a third sliding slot. The swing pole is attached on an inner surface of the sidewall and defines a first and a second through holes. The buckle is attached on the swing pole and defines a third through hole. The first bolt extends through the first and third through holes, and the first and third sliding slots. The second bolt extends through the second sliding slot. The shaft extends through the second through hole and the fixing hole.09-27-2012
20110101834CASING WITH A METALLIC SHEET AND A SCREW SEALING AN EXTRUDED TAPPED HOLE IN THE METALLIC SHEET - A casing includes a metallic sheet and a screw. The metallic sheet is formed with an extruded tapped hole surrounded by an arcuate portion in the metallic sheet and a sleeve integrally with and depending from the arcuate portion. The sleeve has internal threads. On the other hand, the screw is configured to seal the extruded tapped hole of the metallic sheet. The screw has a threaded section configured to be mated with the internal threads of the sleeve of the metallic sheet, and a flat head capable of abutting against the arcuate portion and sitting flush with the metallic sheet when the screw is placed in the extruded tapped hole of the metallic sheet.05-05-2011
20110101833Ratcheting Rack-Mount Kit Reinforcement Mechanism for Storage Rack - A storage rack for supporting a server chassis in a storage cabinet. The storage rack includes front and rear vertical support members and one or more rack mount kits for slidably supporting one or more computing devices (e.g., servers). Each rack mount kit may include a pair of rail assemblies, each rail assembly including outer, middle and inner rail assemblies. The outer rail assembly may include first and second outer rail members that are slidable relative to each other and one or more locking mechanisms that may be operable to selectively limit sliding or translation of the first and second outer rail members relative to each other. In one arrangement, a locking mechanism may include a ratchet assembly that may allow the first and second outer rail members to slide in a first direction when the locking mechanism is engaged and in the first direction and an opposite second direction when the locking mechanism is released.05-05-2011
20110074260COMPUTER CASING - A computer casing includes a case, a hard disk bracket and a reinforcement member. The hard disk bracket is fixed in the case. The case includes two side plates opposite to each other. The reinforcement member fixedly interconnects the two side plates. The hard disk bracket is fixed to the reinforcement member.03-31-2011
20110068666DRIVE MOUNT - A drive mount includes a first mounting frame and a second mounting frame. The first mounting frame includes a bottom plate which defines a first slot and a second slot therein. The first slot and the second slot intersect and angle from each other. An entrance port is formed between the first slot and the second slot. The second mounting frame includes a top plate with a connecting tube protruding towards the first mounting frame. A free end of the connecting tube expands outwardly to form a locking portion. The connecting tube and the locking portion of the second mounting frame are received in the entrance port, and the connecting tube can selectively slip along the first slot or the second slot, with the locking portion engaging edges of the first slot or the second slot to connect the first and second mounting frames together.03-24-2011
20110248608COMPUTER WITH SECURITY DEVICE FOR PERIPHERAL COMPONENTS - A computer includes a rear panel, a peripheral component, and a security device. The peripheral component includes a connector connected to the rear panel and a cable. The security device is attached to the rear panel and covers the connector. The security device defines a guiding slot. The cable extends through the guiding slot and the security device blocks the connector from moving out of the rear panel.10-13-2011
20110254414COMPUTER ENCLOSURE HAVING EXPANSION CARD RETENTION FRAME - A computer enclosure includes a shell body, and an expansion card retention assembly. The shell body includes a main chassis, and a side wall perpendicular to the main chassis. The side wall defines an elongated through hole extending along a first direction perpendicular to the main chassis. The expansion card retention assembly includes a first and second expansion frames fixed on the side wall. The first expansion frame includes a main board with a length in the first direction less than that of the through hole, and is configured for fixing a first expansion card. The second expansion frame includes an elongated main plate extending along the first direction, and a first support platform perpendicularly extending from an end of the main plate. The main plate and the first support platform are configured for matingly engaging with an expansion card bracket of a second expansion card.10-20-2011
20110175503EQUIPMENT CABINET HAVING IMPROVED SPACE UTILIZATION - An equipment cabinet (07-21-2011
20100194252Tool-free rapid assembly/disassembly slide rail device - A tool-free rapid assembly/disassembly slide rail device is characterized in that each of a front slide rail and a rear slide rail has an end inserted by rectangular or circular flange positioning blocks of a positioning element and is detachably assembled with a resilient retaining element, wherein the positioning element is retained by the resilient retaining element to allow rapid assembly and disassembly of the slide rail device.08-05-2010
20110215686LATCHING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A latching mechanism includes an engaging member made of magnetically conductive material and a magnetic assembly. The magnetic assembly includes a magnetic member and two fixing members made of magnetically conductive material. The magnetic member is capable of contacting the fixing member to magnetize the fixing member to attract the engaging member, and capable of being detached from the at least one fixing member with the magnetic field being shielded by the at least one fixing member to release the engaging member. The present disclosure further provides an electronic device using the latching mechanism.09-08-2011
20100026149STAGGERED EMBEDDED TYPE CASING - A staggered embedded type casing is provided. The staggered embedded type casing includes a first casing and a second casing combine together to form a casing body. The first casing has a first surface and a first side. The second casing has a second surface and a second side. The first surface and the second surface are coplanar. A plurality of first embedded portions protrudes from the first side of the first casing and extends to the bottom of the second surface. A plurality of second embedded portions protrudes from the second side of the second casing and extends to the bottom of the first surface. The first embedded portions and the second embedded portions are staggered.02-04-2010
20090174297Image Forming Device - An image forming device includes a device body, a side cover fixed to the device body to cover a side face of the device body, a top cover attached swingably to the device body to cover an upper face of the device body, the top cover and the side cover defining a mating portion as a boundary region therebetween, a plane portion formed in a first one of the top cover and the side cover, and an inclined portion formed at a side of the first one in the mating portion, the inclined portion including an inclined surface configured to be inclined with respect to the plane portion, the inclined surface extending toward a back surface side of a second one of the top cover and the side cover.07-09-2009
20090174296Computer frame - A computer frame has a body and multiple support assemblies. The body has a housing and multiple mounting legs and may accommodate a fan. The housing has a sidewall. The mounting legs are attached to and protrude down from the sidewall. The support assemblies are attached to and hold the body to allow a computer to be mounted under the body. Therefore, the computer frame allows efficient air circulation and makes maintaining a computer system mounted in the computer frame easy.07-09-2009
20110304247SERVER CABINET WITH GUIDING FIXTURES - An exemplary server cabinet includes two brackets defining a space therebetween for receiving servers, and two guiding fixtures respectively engaged with the two brackets. Each bracket defines a latching hole. Each guiding fixture includes a supporting member and a latching member. The supporting member includes a main plate and a supporting arm extending from the main plate towards the space. The latching member includes a resisting plate attached to the main plate and a pivot extending from the resisting plate. A plurality of protrusions extends outwards from an end of the pivot. The latching member is rotated to engage the protrusions with the corresponding bracket at a periphery of the latching hole after the end of the pivot extends through the supporting member and the latching hole of the bracket such that the main plate is sandwiched between the resisting plate and the bracket and attached to the bracket.12-15-2011
20120098392MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR POWER SUPPLY - A mounting apparatus includes a computer case. The computer case includes a bottom plate, a side plate, and a rear plate. A holding portion is located on the side plate. An opening is defined in the rear plate. A resisting panel, a first positioning plate and a second positioning plate extend from the opening for positioning a power supply. The first positioning plate is substantially parallel to the bottom plate, and the second positioning plate is substantially perpendicular to the bottom plate. The resisting panel is attached to the holding portion. The first positioning plate is attached to a top panel of a power supply, and the second positioning plate is attached to a side panel of the power supply.04-26-2012
20120146469COMPUTER CASE - A computer case includes two opposite boards, two brackets, two elastic elements, and two latching elements. Each board has a recessed portion with a resisting surface. The two brackets are rotatably connected to the two resisting surfaces respectively. Each bracket defines a pinhole away from the resisting surface. Each elastic element is positioned between a corresponding resisting surface and a corresponding bracket to supply elastic force between the corresponding resisting surface and the corresponding bracket. The two latching elements are slidably mounted on the two opposite boards. Each latching element includes a latching portion. When the brackets contact the resisting surfaces, the latching portions are received in the pinholes to latch the brackets.06-14-2012
20120038252MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR POWER SUPPLY - A mounting apparatus includes a computer case and a supporting member. The computer case includes a bottom plate and a rear plate connected to the bottom plate. An opening is defined in the rear plate. A positioning assembly extends from an edge of the opening for positioning a power supply. The positioning assembly includes a first positioning panel substantially perpendicular to the bottom plate, and a second positioning panel substantially parallel to the bottom plate. The supporting member is attached to the bottom plate. A first retaining piece is disposed on the supporting member. The first retaining piece is substantially perpendicular to the bottom plate, for sustaining the power supply. The first positioning panel and the first retaining piece are located in a same plane, and the second positioning panel is attached to a top panel of the power supply.02-16-2012
20120043870DISTRIBUTION CABINET - The invention relates to a distribution cabinet for communications and data technology, in which the distribution cabinet has lower horizontal lateral struts (02-23-2012
20120043869SERVER RACK - A server rack includes a frame, a support, and a securing member. The frame includes a first pole and a second pole connected to the first pole. The support is connected to the first pole and the second pole. The securing member includes a first fastening section, a second fastening section connected to the first fastening section, and a third fastening section connected to the first fastening section and the second fastening section. The first fastening section is received in the first pole, the second fastening section is received in the second pole, and the third fastening section is received in the support. The first fastening section and the second fastening section are located on a first plane, and the third fastening section is located on a second plane substantially perpendicular to the first plane. The first fastening section, the second fastening section, and the third fastening section share a base wall.02-23-2012
20120043868SERVER ENCLOSURE - A server enclosure includes a bottom wall, two sidewalls extending from opposite sides of the bottom wall, a backboard to electrically connected to a number of hard disk drives, and two fixing elements. The fixing elements are fixed on opposite ends of the backboard. Each fixing element includes a connection board fixed on the backboard, a first fixing portion extending from a bottom of the connection board along a first direction, and a positioning arm extending from a side of the connection board along the first direction. The first fixing portion is fixed on the bottom wall. The positioning arm is slidably positioned on the corresponding sidewall to fix the backboard.02-23-2012
20110316399MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME - A mounting apparatus for mounting a data storage device to a chassis includes a main body and two reinforcing members. The main body includes a top surface, a sidewall depending from the top surface, and a supporting wall extending upward from the top surface. Each of the two reinforcing members includes a reinforcing plate, a first fixing plate extending from an edge of the reinforcing member, and a second fixing plate extending from another edge of the reinforcing member. The first fixing plate is fixed on the supporting wall. The second fixing plate is fixed on the top surface.12-29-2011
20090315434MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR SLIDE RAIL - A mounting apparatus is for mounting a slide rail to a support of an electronic equipment cabinet. The mounting apparatus includes a mounting bracket slidably engaging with the slide rail, a locking member attached to the mounting bracket, and a supporting member movably located between the locking member and the mounting bracket. A post extends from the mounting bracket configured for being received in a through hole of the support of the cabinet. The locking member includes a resisting portion, which is capable of being urged to engage with the support by the supporting member.12-24-2009
20110050057EXPANSION CARD GUIDE - In at least some embodiments, an expansion card guide for a computer system includes a frame having lanes for receiving expansion cards and a plurality of chassis attachment features provided on at least one side of said frame for tool-less attachment of the expansion card guide to a chassis of the computer system. The expansion card guide also includes a set of cable management features provided on at least one side of said frame for tool-less management of auxiliary expansion card cables.03-03-2011
20110156553CASE - A case includes a cover, a bezel and a locking member. The cover includes a positioning portion and a plurality of mounting holes. The bezel includes a plurality of engaging portions located on the inner surface of the bezel. The engaging portions pass through the mounting holes. The locking member is slidably attached to the cover. The locking member includes a latching portion engaging with the engaging portion and a resilient portion resisting the positioning portion. The resilient portion is detached from the positioning portion by deformation of the resilient portion.06-30-2011
20110156552COMPUTER CASE - A computer case includes a rear board, and a mounting bracket. An opening is defined in the rear board. The mounting bracket is detachably mounted to the rear board and is able to cover the opening when mounted to the rear board. A plurality of parallel slots is defined abreast of each other in the mounting bracket. The mounting bracket is able to be mounted to the rear board in a first and a second states, the mounting bracket rotates 90 degrees in the second state relative to the first state.06-30-2011
20120056516SERVER RACK - A server rack comprises two side plates, a shell and a locking member. The two side plates respectively define a through hole; the shell secures the side plate, which includes a maintaining member located between the two side plates; the locking member secured to the maintaining member including a locking tongue. The locking tongue includes a body and two positioning pieces extended from two opposite direction of the body. The two positioning pieces are configured for engaging in the through hole of the two side plates, and are rotatable between a first position, where the two positioning pieces is disengaged from the through holes of the side plates, and a second position, where the two positioning pieces is engaged in the through holes.03-08-2012
20120056515CHASSIS MODULE FOR FIXING ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A chassis module for fixing electronic devices includes a fixing chassis unit, a first movable chassis unit and a second movable chassis unit. The fixing chassis unit has a fixing chassis body. The first movable chassis unit is detachably disposed in the fixing chassis body and has a first movable chassis body. One lateral wall of the first movable chassis body and one lateral wall of the fixing chassis body are retainedly mated with each other. The second movable chassis unit is detachably disposed in the fixing chassis body and has a second movable chassis body. One lateral wall of the second movable chassis body and another later wall of the first movable chassis body are retainedly mated with each other, and another lateral wall of the second movable chassis body and another lateral wall of the fixing chassis body are retainedly mated with each other.03-08-2012
20120007479CASE HAVING SUPPORT DEVICE - A case of a portable computing device is disclosed. The case includes: a case body including a bottom wall, which includes a hole, a support device including a support portion and an insert portion integral with the support portion, and where the support device is engaged with the case such that the insert portion is inserted through the hole while the support portion is positioned over an exterior surface of the bottom wall, where the support portion is bonded to the exterior surface with an adhesive.01-12-2012
20120007478COMPUTER RACK - A computer rack includes an upper frame, a lower frame, two pairs of support legs, a pair of horizontal struts, a pair of mounting members, and a pair of vertical struts. The two pairs of support legs connect between the upper frame and the lower frame. The pair of horizontal struts is attached to the two pairs of the support legs at opposite sides. The pair of mounting members can be attached to each of the pair of horizontal struts at various horizontal locations. The pair of vertical struts is attached to the pair of mounting members. A distance between the pair of vertical struts varies when the locations of the pair of mounting members vary, thereby computer modules with different sizes capable of being mounted between the pair of vertical struts.01-12-2012
20120007480STORAGE DEVICE ASSEMBLY - A storage device assembly includes a storage device, a bracket and a securing member. The storage device defines a first securing hole. The bracket includes a sidewall with an opening. The securing member is attached to an outside of the sidewall and includes an actuating end, a securing end, and a pivot portion formed between the actuating end and the securing end. The actuating end includes a ridge portion. The pivot portion is pivotally attached to the sidewall. The storage device abuts the actuating end of the securing member to force the securing end to pivot toward the sidewall and engage the first securing hole, and the actuating end extends through the opening and to be pressed by the storage device when located in the bracket.01-12-2012
20120153785PACKAGE STRUCTURE - A package structure for an electronic component is disclosed. The package structure includes a box body and a first cutting line. The first cutting line is formed at the box body and defines a first plate. The first plate can be detached from the box body along the first cutting line and forms a connecting hole for the electronic component. The package structure is used as an environmental friendly computer assembly casing and solves the problem of buying an additional computer assembly casing.06-21-2012
20090167123EXTERNAL HARD DISK BOX WITH AN EXTENSION DEVICE - An external hard disk box with an extension device includes an external box with a hard disk and a receptacle. The external box has a control panel. The receptacle has a slot compatible to a portable device and a conduction portion. The conduction portion is built in the slot and has an electric specification compatible to the portable device. A signal line serves to connect the conduction portion with the control panel so that the portable device could share the resource of the hard disk in the external box for extending data accessing space.07-02-2009
20090134750Network Cabinet - A network cabinet is provided comprising a base member, two pairs of vertical frame rail members connected to the base member, and a top cover supported by at least one of the vertical frame rail members. The base member defines an opening and another opening is defined in the top cover. The vertical frame rail members are positioned spaced apart from four sidewalls from four corners of the cabinet formed by the four sidewalls, where each sidewall comprises a panel or a door. The two pairs of vertical frame rail members and the four sidewalls define at least one cable management pathway and at least a portion of the cable management pathway is vertically aligned with at least a portion of the opening of the base member and the opening of the top cover.05-28-2009
20120119631COMPUTER CASE - A computer case including a main case and a fixing unit is provided. The main case has a first wedging portion and a limiting portion. The fixing unit has a compressing portion, at least one lug and a second wedging portion. The compressing portion compresses a fixing side of a card to fix the card. The second wedging portion is at a first side of the compressing portion. The lug stretches from the compressing portion and is at a second side of the compressing portion. After the lug is connected the limiting portion, the first wedging portion wedges the second wedging portion to fix the fixing side of the card on the main case.05-17-2012
20110089792PORTABLE COMPUTER HOUSING - An aluminum housing and methods of fabrication are described. The computer housing being suitable for enclosing a computer assembly. The aluminum housing includes an aluminum structural support portion covered by a thermoplastic elastomer material. The aluminum is first textured and anodized before an adhesive film is applied to an unsealed anodized aluminum surface. The thermoplastic elastomer material is then overmolded onto the pre-bonded aluminum structural support to provide a protective layer that is pleasing to the eye and touch.04-21-2011
20120248951CASING FOR RECEIVING AN EXTRACTIBLE HARD DRIVE AND INCLUDING A ROCKING CAM FOR EXTRACTING SAID HARD DRIVE - A casing is provided which includes a housing for receiving an extractable element and an extractor member mounted in the vicinity of the housing. The extractor member includes a tilting cam having a bearing end extending into the housing and an actuation end co-operating with a slidable lever having a drivable first end and a second end provided with a recess having the actuation end of the cam passing therethrough. The actuation end of the tilting cam includes a rear edge provided with an indentation and resilient return means holding said rear edge pressed against a rear end of the recess so that the rear end of the recess drops into the indentation at the end of insertion of the extractable element.10-04-2012
20100244639COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH REMOVABLE COVER - A computer enclosure includes a chassis having a back plate, a cover having a base plate, and a locking member pivotally positioned on the base plate, and two resilient members attached between the base plate and two ends of the locking member respectively. The locking member defines at least a locking protrusion thereon. The back plate defines a flange thereon for blocking the locking protrusion of the locking member. The locking member is in a first position when the two resilient members are in a normal state, and is in a second position when the two resilient members are resiliently deformed and the locking member rotated to a degree that the flange is free of the locking protrusion. The locking member is capable of rotating to move between the first and second positions. The flange latches the locking protrusion on the chassis, and the cover is attached on the chassis.09-30-2010
20120161593CHASSIS - A chassis includes a base board and a number of footpads mounted on a bottom of the base board. The base board defines a number of depressed portions corresponding to the footpads. Each footpad includes a fixing member mounted on an inner side of the base board and aligning with a corresponding depressed portion, a receiving member received in and rotatably mounted on a corresponding depressed portion of the base board, and a movable member received in and rotatably mounted on the receiving member. The movable member is rotatable in a first direction relative to the receiving member to extend out from the receiving member, and in a second direction opposite to the first direction relative to the receiving member to withdraw back into the receiving member.06-28-2012
20090058236LATCH APPARATUS TO AN ENCLOSURE FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A latch apparatus for a cover and a housing is mounted on at least one side in a front of the housing. The latch apparatus includes a bracket rotatably attached to at least one outer side in a front of the housing and a linkage coupled to the bracket. When the bracket is rotated in a first direction, the linkage applies a force on the cover relative to the housing for detachment of the cover from the housing.03-05-2009
20120169191SERVER HAVING RETRACTABLE FOOT PAD - An exemplary server includes a housing having a lateral side defining four openings, and a foot pad fixed in each of the openings. The foot pad includes a pivoting rod and a supporting member pivotally connected to the pivoting rod. The supporting member is operable to rotate in the opening, thereby the supporting member being totally received in the opening, or a part of the supporting member protruding outwardly from the opening for supporting the housing.07-05-2012
20100052485Fastening Device and a Computer Case Having the Fastening Device - A fastening device is provided on a side wall of a positioning frame for fastening of an electronic device disposed in the positioning frame. The fastening device includes a limiting component and a positioning component. The limiting component includes a connecting part connected to an outer face of the side wall, and a limiting part extending from the connecting part and spaced apart from the side wall. The positioning component includes a rod body, and two positioning parts extending respectively from two ends of the rod body. Each of the positioning parts extends into a respective one of two holes in the side wall and a respective one of two blind holes in the electronic device. The rod body is limited from movement in a direction away from the side wall by the limiting part.03-04-2010
20100270897INDUSTRIAL COMPUTER CHASSIS STRUCTURE WITH POWER SOURCE DISPOSED CENTRALLY - An industrial computer chassis structure is mainly to partition at least two motherboard sections in the shell of the computer chassis, in each of which a motherboard tray capable of being pulled and drawn is arranged and is provided for placing a motherboard therein. Meanwhile, the two motherboard sections are horizontally disposed by being parallel with each other, in the space between which a power source arrangement section is formed. The power source arrangement section is provided for arranging power supplies of the computer therein. Through this kind of disposition structure, all motherboards in the motherboard sections can be close to the power source arrangement section as near as possible, such that a function of common usage can be achieved for both the hardware connection and the software system control.10-28-2010
20100007252RACK SERVER CAPABLE OF DETACHING A REPLACEABLE MODULE CONVENIENTLY - A rack server includes a replaceable module, and a frame for supporting the replaceable module. Two slots are formed on both sides of the frame respectively. The rack server further includes a cover installed on the slots in a slidable manner. The cover includes a first housing and a second housing pivoted to the first housing. When the second housing rotates to a first position relative to the first housing, the second housing covers the replaceable module. When the second housing rotates to a second position relative to the first housing, the second housing can not cover the replaceable module. The rack server further includes a first fixing mechanism installed on a side of the slot of the frame for fixing the second housing on the frame when the second housing rotates to the first position relative to the first housing.01-14-2010
20100194253DISK DRIVE TRANSPORT, CLAMPING AND TESTING - A disk drive transporter, for transporting a disk drive and for mounting a disk drive within a test slot, includes a frame configured to receive and support a disk drive. The frame includes sidewalls configured to receive a disk drive therebetween and sized to be inserted into a test slot along with a disk drive. The frame also includes a clamping mechanism operatively associated with at least one of the sidewalls. The clamping mechanism includes a first engagement element and a first actuator operable to initiate movements of the first engagement element. The first actuator is operable to move the first engagement element into engagement with a test slot after a disk drive being supported by the frame is arranged in a test position in a test slot.08-05-2010
20120187810SUPPORTING MEMBER AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The orientation of an electronic apparatus can be stabilized. At least one foot section among the foot sections provided on a laptop computer is provided with an orientation adjustment mechanism made up of a supporting member, a height adjustment member, and a screw, which makes it possible to eliminate loose play in the first enclosure by adjusting the height of the foot sections to any given height even if loose play occurs in the first enclosure due to disproportions in the height dimensions of the foot sections, deformation etc. of the first enclosure 07-26-2012
20120262038COMPUTER HOUSING STRUCTURE - A housing structure includes a main cabinet and an engaging mechanism. The main cabinet has an opening formed on one side, and the main cabinet has a side panel and a latch. The opening can be covered up by the side panel, and the latch can be movably arranged on the side panel. The engaging mechanism includes a sliding member and an elastic member, and the sliding member can be slidably arranged on the main cabinet and is adjacent to the latch. A plurality of grooves is formed on the sliding member, and a plurality of hooks is formed correspondingly on the side panel. The sliding member can traverse between a default and a release position to assemble or dissemble the main cabinet.10-18-2012
20100327713COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes a housing, a cover, and a locking mechanism assembling the cover to the housing. The locking mechanism includes a latch piece formed on the housing, a guide member formed on the cover, a lock rod slidably extending through the guide member, and an operating member slidably assembled on the cover and connected to the lock rod. The latch piece defines a latch hole. The operating member is moves the lock rod to engage in or disengage from the latch hole such that the cover is locked to or detached from the housing.12-30-2010
20080265723Mount for air filter and bezel assembly - A mount for a bezel/air filter assembly for use in mounting the bezel/air filter assembly directly to the rack or cabinet in which electrical equipment is mounted or contained. The mount is affixed to the rack or cabinet rather than to the electrical equipment mounted or contained in the rack or cabinet, making use of the normally unused frontal area along the rail forming the front of the rack or cabinet, maximizing air flow to the equipment mounted in the rack or contained in the cabinet and allowing greater packaging density. Also, by using the rack or cabinet (rather than the equipment) as a support element, the mount is substantially stronger than if the mount was affixed to the chassis.10-30-2008
20110037358DEVICE INSTALLATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS - A device mounting system is provided. The system includes a housing having a first surface having a first member disposed thereupon. The system also includes a mounting bracket adapted to receive the housing; the mounting bracket including a first rigid surface having a first feature adapted to engage the first member. A latch can be disposed at least partially within the first feature. The latch can be adapted to permit the insertion and attachment of the first member to the first feature when disposed in a first position and to permit the detachment and removal of the first member from the first feature when disposed in a second position.02-17-2011
20110037357GUIDEWAY DEVICE FOR SERVER CASINGS - A guideway device for server casings includes a fixing board having a first, a second, a third and a fourth casing connecting end faces, and two guiding grooves. The first and second casing connecting end faces locate on two opposite sides of the fixing board; the third and fourth casing connecting end faces locate on the other two opposite sides thereof. The first and second casing connecting end faces respectively have a first combining hole and a second combining hole. The fixing board further has a plurality of through-holes extending therethrough each of which has two ends respectively located on the third and fourth casing connecting end faces. The guiding grooves are concavely formed in the third and fourth casing connecting end faces. Therefore, manufacturers needn't manufacture two kinds of guideway devices for server casings of the ATCA and the MTCA specifications, respectively, thereby reducing manufacture costs greatly.02-17-2011
20120267991NETWORK CABINET - A network cabinet is provided comprising a base member, two pairs of vertical frame rail members connected to the base member, and a top cover supported by at least one of the vertical frame rail members. The base member defines an opening and another opening is defined in the top cover. The vertical frame rail members are positioned spaced apart from four sidewalls from four corners of the cabinet formed by the four sidewalls, where each sidewall comprises a panel or a door. The two pairs of vertical frame rail members and the four sidewalls define at least one cable management pathway and at least a portion of the cable management pathway is vertically aligned with at least a portion of the opening of the base member and the opening of the top cover.10-25-2012
20120326579COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH PULL TAB - A computer enclosure includes a chassis, a mounting bracket, and a pull tab. The mounting bracket is mounted to the chassis. The mounting bracket includes a resilient clip. A fastener is located on the resilient clip. The pull tab is located between the chassis and the mounting bracket. The pull tab is engaged with the mounting bracket. A channel is defined in the pull tab and extends along a first direction. The fastener extends through the channel, and the pull tab is removable along the first direction with the fastener guided by the channel.12-27-2012
20120326581ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure includes a frame, a limiting member located in the frame, a limiting member located in the frame, a mounting bracket, and a maintaining member. The frame includes a mounting plate. The mounting bracket is adapted to receive a data storage device and includes a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall. The second sidewall is secured to the mounting plate. A first end of the first sidewall is rotatably received in the limiting member. A second end of the first sidewall opposite to the first end is hung on the frame. A protruding block protrudes from the second end. The maintaining member includes a positioning portion and two latching poles secured to the mounting plate. The protruding block is engaged with the positioning portion and located between the positioning portion and the mounting plate.12-27-2012
20120080984ASSEMBLABLE SERVER CABINET - A server cabinet which can be shipped in a disassembled condition and assembled by a user, thus reducing shipping costs and shipping damages. Optionally, frame components can be formed from just a few extrusions which can be connected with a bracket.04-05-2012
20120326580ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure which is able to resist damage from jolts or bumping includes a frame, a limiting member located in the frame, a cover secured to the frame, a mounting bracket and a blocking member. The frame includes a side plate. The mounting bracket is adapted to receive a data storage device and includes a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall. The second sidewall is secured to the side plate. A first end of the first sidewall is rotatably received in the limiting member and located between the limiting member and the second sidewall. A second end of the first sidewall opposite to the first end is hung on the frame. The blocking member is secured to the cover and abuts the second end. The second end is located between the blocking member and the second sidewall.12-27-2012
20120286634ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT CABINET - Provided is an electronic equipment cabinet capable of detecting a storage state of a circuit board unit by using a smaller number of switches than circuit board units. The electronic equipment cabinet, which stores a plurality of circuit board units inserted and extracted in the same direction, includes a plurality of slots for storing the circuit board units, a plurality of cover members for covering the slots, and a switch for detecting closing of all the slots. The cover members, which are provided by a plurality of types having an installation order restricting mechanism for preventing closing of the slots, except for when the cover members are installed according to a preset installation order, includes a driving member located in a final-installation cover member that is installed last and configured to drive the switch.11-15-2012
20130009529CASING AND SERVER USING THE SAME - A casing includes a casing module and a support module. The casing module includes two side plates spaced apart from each other, a top-plate unit disposed between and perpendicular to the side plates, and a bottom plate spaced apart from and parallel to the top-plate unit. The side plates, the top-plate unit and the bottom plate define a first accommodating space for receiving a first electronic device. The support module is disposed between the top-plate unit and the bottom plate, and is removably caught in the top-plate unit to divide the first accommodating space into two second accommodating spaces for receiving two second electronic devices that differ in size from the first electronic device.01-10-2013
20130169128COMPUTER CASE - A computer case includes a main body and a sidewall assembled to the main body. The main body includes a bottom plate and two side plates extending upwardly from two opposite edges of the bottom plate. Each side plate includes a positioning portion, and a latching part defined on the positioning portion. The side plate adjacent to the latching part also includes a sliding groove. The latching part and the sliding groove are used for securing different kinds of side plates respectively.07-04-2013
20130140969COMPUTER CASE WITH SIDE PLATE HAVING CONVENIENT ATTACHING AND DETACHING MECHANISM - An exemplary computer case includes a side plate, a rear cover and a knob. The side plate defines a recess. The rear cover defines a flange for abutting against the side plate when the side plate is attached to the computer case. The knob is partially and rotatably received in the recess. The knob includes a protruding member capable of being driven to rotate to a position where the protruding member and the side plate cooperatively sandwich the flange therebetween so that the side plate is attached to the computer case.06-06-2013
20130169129COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes an enclosure body, a cover panel, and a securing member. The enclosure body comprises a mounting panel. The mounting panel comprises a mounting panel body and a securing tab extending, at an angle, from the mounting panel body, the securing tab defines a securing hole. The cover panel defines an opening. The securing member comprises a securing portion secured to the cover panel, an engaging portion extending from the securing portion, and a handling portion extending from the securing portion. The engaging portion engages with the securing hole. The handling portion is exposed out of the cover panel via the opening. The handling portion is pressed inward via the opening to resist a free end of the securing tab and enable the securing tab to be deformed, thereby driving the securing hole to disengage from the engaging portion.07-04-2013
20130093302ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - An electronic device enclosure includes a chassis, a bracket received in the chassis, and a mounting assembly. The chassis includes a limiting protrusion and defines a sliding slot. The mounting assembly includes a resisting member, a rotating member and an operating member. The resisting member is secured to the bracket and includes an elastic deformable resisting portion. The rotating member is rotatably attached to the bracket and includes a first blocking portion and a blocking piece. The operating member is rotatably attached to the bracket and includes an installation portion and a second blocking portion. The installation portion is received between the blocking piece and the first blocking portion. The blocking piece is located between the resisting portion and the installation portion. The first and second blocking portions are received in the sliding slot. The limiting protrusion is blocked between the first and second blocking portions.04-18-2013
20130093301CONTAINER DATA CENTER - A container data center includes a rack and a cabinet. The rack includes a base and two spaced posts perpendicularly extending up from the base. A shockproof device is mounted to each post. The shockproof device includes an installing member embracing the post, a number of first shockproof members sandwiched between the installing member and the post, and a second shockproof member sandwiched between a bottom of the installing member and the base. The cabinet is mounted to the installing members.04-18-2013
20110273068COMPUTER CASE - A computer case includes a first fixing board, a second fixing board and a fixing module. The first fixing board and the second fixing board form a space for inserting a removable device. The second fixing board includes a hole. When the removable device is inserted into the space, the hole of the second fixing board can be aligned with a fixing aperture of the removable device. The fixing module includes a U-shaped spring and a spring holder. A fixing segment is disposed at one end of the U-shaped spring. When the U-shaped spring is placed in a spring trough of the spring holder and the fixing module is fixed on the second fixing board, the fixing segment is moved with the rotating of the U-shaped spring in the spring trough to be inserted into or removed from the fixing aperture of the removable device.11-10-2011
20130099639HOUSING FOR HARD DISK DRIVE - An exemplary housing for a hard disk drive includes an enclosure, a bracket slidably mounted in the enclosure, and a panel mounted to the bracket. The bracket supports the hard disk drive thereon. The panel includes a cover pivotably connected to the bracket and an operation bracket mounted to the cover. The panel can be rotated to a closed status where the operation bracket is pulled by a spring to lock with the enclosure, thereby to fix the cover to the enclosure. The panel can also be rotated to an open status where the operation bracket is detached from the enclosure, whereby the bracket can slide out of the enclosure to expose the hard disk drive.04-25-2013
20130127310BRACKET OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE, DRAW SET ASSEMBLY OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND COMPUTER CASE - A bracket is used for an electronic device into a frame. The frame includes two opposite wall surfaces and at least one pair of guiding rails disposed on the two wall surfaces. The bracket includes a main connection portion, two main elastic arms, and main engaging posts. The main elastic arms respectively extend from two ends of the main connection portion. The two main elastic arms extend towards the same direction with a clamping space defined between the two main elastic arms for accommodating the electronic device. The main engaging posts are respectively disposed on sides of the two main elastic arms facing each other, so that the main engaging posts extend towards the clamping space for engaging lateral surfaces of the electronic device. The two main elastic arms respectively slide along the two guiding rails, so as to fix the electronic device into the frame.05-23-2013
20130134845MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A mounting apparatus includes a bracket, a cage, and a hand. The bracket includes two sidewalls and two positioning posts extending from the two sidewalls. Each sidewall defines a first cutout. The cage secures a data storage device and defines two sliding slots and a positioning hole. The handle includes a positioning portion and two mounting portions. Each positioning post is received in each sliding slot. The handle is slidable relative to the cage between a locked position and an unlocked position. When the handle is in the locked position, the positioning portion is engaged in the positioning hole, and each mounting portion is engaged in the first cutout. When the handle is in the unlocked position, the positioning portion is disengaged from the positioning hole, the mounting portion is disengaged from the first cutout, and the two positioning post are movable in the two sliding slots.05-30-2013
20110215687APPARATUS WITH CASE - An apparatus includes a case and a bezel. The case includes a wall. A wall flange is located on the wall. A plurality of pairs of cutouts is defined in an edge of the wall flange, and an extending tab is located between each pair of cutouts. A plurality of locking members is located on the bezel, the locking members engaged in the receiving openings.09-08-2011
20080197757DOOR OPENING AND CLOSING UNIT TO CONTROL DOOR ROTATING SPEED AND IMAGE FORMING APPRATUS HAVING THE SAME - A door opening and closing unit is provided for an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes a main body, and a door rotatably mounted on the main body. The door opening and closing unit includes a door speed control unit coupling the door to the main body that includes a coupling boss; and a guide groove that engages the coupling boss and along which the coupling boss moves as the door rotates relative to the main body; wherein the door speed control unit controls a frictional force between the coupling boss and the guide groove according to a rotating angle of the door relative to the main body to control a rotating speed of the door as the door rotates relative to the main body.08-21-2008
20130147325CHASSIS WITH FIXING APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING MOTHERBOARDS - A chassis includes a number of fixing apparatuses, which enables various motherboards with different mounting holes layouts to be selectively mounted in the chassis. Each of the fixing apparatuses includes a base member secured to the chassis, and a fastening member rotatably connected to the base. The fastening member defines a fastening hole extending through an end of the fastening member. Each of the fixing apparatuses is rotatable between a fastening position and an interference avoiding position. To mount one of the motherboards, some of the fastening members are rotated to the fastening-ready positions to align the fastening holes of the fastening members with the corresponding mounting holes of the motherboard, and other fastening members are rotated to the interference-avoiding position to avoid interfering with the motherboard.06-13-2013
20130147326ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH BEZEL ASSEMBLY - A bezel assembly includes a panel, a shielding member, and a securing member. The panel includes a main body. The main body defines a through hole and a first opening. The shielding member attached to the panel includes a mounting portion. A second opening is defined in the shielding member, and the first opening and the second opening are configured to a data storage extend through to abut the first opening. The securing member secured to the panel includes a latching piece with a cutout. The securing member is slidable relative to the main body between a first position and a second position; when the securing member is in the first position, the mounting portion extends through the through hole to engage with the latching piece; when the securing member is in the second portion, the mounting portion is located on the cutout to disengage from the latching piece.06-13-2013
20130147327BOX-FRAME HOUSING AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A box-frame housing for the installation of electronic modules has frame elements and side walls and provides a subdivision into sub-regions, which are limited by dividing walls. The frame elements and the side walls and dividing walls provide at least one recess and/or at least one edge projection. A projection engages in a recess and both are connected to one another by welding.06-13-2013
20120274192System, Method and Apparatus for Door Latching Using a Spring Latch - A computer casing may have an opening that requires sealing against water ingress. A system for preventing ingress of liquid into the opening may include a door rotatably connected to the computer casing, a layer of material adhered to the door and having a chamfered edge, a bar movably connected to the computer casing and operable for travel in a first direction or a second direction opposite the first direction and a spring having a first end connected to the bar and a second end connected to the computer casing for biasing the bar in the first direction of travel. Closing the door causes the layer of material to contact a recessed surface of the opening and deflect the chamfered edge to form a seal in the recessed opening. Moving the bar in the first direction retains the door relative to the computer to maintain the seal formed by the layer of material.11-01-2012
20120274191COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH SECURING MEMBER - A computer enclosure comprises a chassis with a first securing hole; a cover plate detachably attached to the chassis, a second securing hole defined in the cover plate and aligned with the first securing hole; and a securing member comprising a fastener and a coil spring; the fastener comprises a head, and a shaft extending from the head; the coil spring is attached to the shaft and between the head and the cover plate; and the shaft extends into the second securing hole, wherein the fastener is movable between released and locked positions; in the released position, the shaft is disengaged from the first securing hole, the coil spring is not compressed, and the cover plate is detachable from the chassis; in a locked position, the shaft is engaged into the first securing hole, the coil spring is compressed, and the cover plate is secured to the chassis.11-01-2012
20130154454MACHINE BOX STRUCTURE CAPABLE OF LOADING MULTIPLE SYSTEMS - A machine box structure capable of loading multiple systems includes a main casing that is a hollow casing in which two ends have openings, at least one partition member further configured in the opening to divide the opening into a plurality of removable slots; and a plurality of system loading boxes that are a casing in which its shape corresponds to the removable slot removably passing through the removable slot, and the system loading box having a system configuration space therein.06-20-2013
20130154455MACHINE CASE AND THE PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF - A machine case for accommodating at least one electronic device is provided. The machine case includes a top plate and a bottom plate. The bottom plate has a smooth arc surface, the smooth arc surface has a vertex, and a distance between the vertex of the smooth arc surface and the top plate is less than a distance between any other part of the smooth arc surface and the top plate. The smooth arc surface protruding towards the top plate is formed on the bottom plate of the machine case in advance, so that when an electronic device is placed on the bottom plate, the smooth arc surface becomes flat. A processing method of a machine case is further provided. The smooth arc surface is formed according to the deformation of the bottom plate when an electronic device is placed on the bottom plate.06-20-2013
20130154456HOUSING FOR A MONITOR WITH OR WITHOUT A KEYBOARD - The invention comprises a shell-like upper housing part and a shell-like lower housing part. The two-part housing is formed such that it can be sealed tightly against any external environmental influences (gases, vapors, moisture, liquids, dust, chemicals and bacteria) without any ventilation to dissipate the heat developed in the housing. The two-part housing is formed completely without any rim on the outside and has a continuously smooth, joint-free surface, which is designed such that it can be sealed with a coating in the nanometre range that repels contamination and bacteria.06-20-2013
20130154457HARD DISK DRIVE FILLER - A hard disk drive filler (HDD filler) detachably installed in a case is disclosed. The HDD filler has a frame body, a guiding device, and a gravitational sliding device, wherein the frame body defines a bottom surface and a top surface corresponding to the bottom surface. The guiding device is situated on the frame body and combines with the gravitational sliding device. The gravitational sliding device is confined and guided by the guiding device, such that the gravitational sliding device can slide along a certain direction for staying within or exposing at least a part of the gravitational sliding device to the frame body due to gravity. If the frame body is installed in the case while the bottom surface is upward, the gravitational sliding device slides and is guided by the guiding device to be partly exposed to the frame body to stop the installation.06-20-2013
20110309727Board Module And Printer - There is provided a board module to be mounted on an electronic apparatus for adding functions to the electronic apparatus. A second board extends perpendicularly from a first board. The second board is locked to the first board at an abutting end which abuts on the first board. A plate-shaped board fixing member pinches and fixes a fixed end of the second board, which is parallel to the abutting end. The board fixing member is arranged parallel to the first board. The board fixing member is formed with a slit-shaped opening into which the fixed end is inserted, a pair of pinching projections protruding from an opening edge of the opening and pinching the fixed end from both front and rear surfaces of the second board, and a pair of slits being located adjacent to the pair of pinching projections, respectively and being parallel to the opening.12-22-2011
20130200764Hot Or Cold Aisle Computer Chassis - A chassis for a plurality of computers for use in a data center, the chassis at least one extensible fin, the fin either extensible perpendicularly from the front of the chassis or extensible parallel with the front of the chassis.08-08-2013

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