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361 - Electricity: electrical systems and devices

361600000 - HOUSING OR MOUNTING ASSEMBLIES WITH DIVERSE ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS

361679000 - For electronic systems and devices

361748000 - Printed circuit board

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
361759000 With lock or interlock 104
361756000 Guiding means 36
361753000 Specific chassis or ground 32
361757000 With particular material 22
361754000 With ejector means 11
361755000 Rotatable 9
361758000 With spacer 8
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20130044447VEHICLE-MOUNTABLE JUNCTION BOX, AND CIRCUIT MEMBER AND CIRCUIT UNIT USABLE FOR THE VEHICLE-MOUNTABLE JUNCTION BOX - A circuit member for a vehicle-mountable junction box is accommodated in the vehicle-mountable junction box. The circuit member is a metal core board including a metal core plate as a core. The core plate includes a separated part which is separated from a main part by a separating groove filled with an insulating material. Electronic components are mounted on both of a part including the main part and a part including the separated part.02-21-2013
20130044444SYSTEM ASSEMBLY AND DESIGN OF PHOTOELECTRIC CONTROLLER DEVICE - A photoelectric controller device includes a housing. At least two printed circuit boards can be secured in an interior of the housing. The printed circuit boards include a photosensor and communication circuitry. Electrically conductive, main terminals are secured in electrical contact with one of the printed circuit boards. A communication terminal is also secured in electrical contact with the communication circuitry on one of the printed circuit boards. Also featured is a design of a base plate of the photoelectric controller device that secures at least one circuit board and a design of a window for the photosensor. The controller may include at least one printed circuit board comprising a sensor selected from the group consisting of the photosensor, an infrared sensor or a visible detector, and combinations thereof.02-21-2013
20130044445MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR CIRCUIT BOARD - A mounting apparatus for circuit board comprises a bottom or base board of a chassis, a securing structure and a reinforcing member. The securing structure is secured to the bottom board in which a securing hole is defined. The reinforcing member engages with the securing structure. A fixing member extends through a through hole defined in the circuit board to engage in the securing hole, for preventing any lateral movement of the circuit board.02-21-2013
20090052147Standoff - A standoff includes a supporter, an elastic arm, a pin and a fixing part. The supporter supports the first surface of a first substrate. The elastic arm is located apart from the supporter, and this elastic arm is inserted into a fixing hole of the first substrate. The pin is connected to the elastic arm to press a second surface of the first substrate opposite to the first surface of the first substrate. The fixing part connects the supporter and the elastic arm, and this fixing part is fixed on a second substrate.02-26-2009
20120162942ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The chassis of an electronic device includes a circuit board and a power supply, a base, and a first side plate. An accommodating space, with an opening thereinto, is defined in the base. The circuit board is attached to the base, and a first connector is attached to a back surface of the circuit board. A second connector is attached to the power supply and electronically connected to the first connector. The power supply may be slid into the accommodating space via the opening. The sliding direction of the power supply as it is inserted is substantially parallel to the circuit board, and the first side plate is attached to the base to cover the opening.06-28-2012
20100079960ELECTRONIC DEVICE STRUCTURE - An electronic device structure includes an upper case, a lower case, a main board, a suspending member, and a fixing member. The upper case and the lower case respectively have an upper combining column and a lower combining column. The main board has a through hole, the upper combining column passes through the through hole, and a size of the through hole is larger than a size of the upper combining column, such that a moving gap is kept between the upper combining column and the through hole. The suspending member is combined with a side of the main board and spaced with the main board by a suspending distance. The fixing member passes through the lower combining column and the suspending member and is fixed on the upper combining column, such that the main board is disposed on the lower combining column through the suspending member.04-01-2010
20100073890TORSION SPRING MECHANISM SUPPORTIVE OF A FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT - Disclosed is a torsion spring mechanism that supports and guides a flexible printed circuit for use in an electronic device with a sliding motion. The spring mechanism includes a first segment and a second segment that are joined by a torsion spring. The torsion spring has a predetermined spring constant and is capable of exerting a force. When the force of the torsion spring is unreleased the sliding housing is closed and when the force of the torsion spring is released the sliding housing is opened. An electrically conducting flexible printed circuit is at least partially supported by both the first and second segments while freely traversing the torsion spring length with an unsupported portion enough to provide adequate movement of the flexible printed circuit about the torsion spring length. In this way, a spring compartment within the device being approximately 5 millimeters in depth may support and protect the unidirectional torsion spring mechanism and flexible printed circuit.03-25-2010
20100073889CIRCUIT BOARD MOUNTING SYSTEM - A circuit board mounting system has a mounting plate and standoffs. The mounting plate has several parallel slits. The standoffs have a base with an elongated slot and an upright post. Fasteners through the slot mount the standoffs anywhere along the slits. The standoffs can rotate around the fasteners and translate relative to the fasteners before the fasteners are tightened, so that a post can be located anywhere on the mounting plate. Circuit boards are mounted to the tops of the standoff posts.03-25-2010
20130083498Device and Method for a Signal Shield - Disclosed herein is a radio frequency shield device that includes, an outer cover having one or more displacement protrusions extending from an outer cover bottom surface and one or more cover fasteners, an inner cover positioned inside the outer cover, wherein at least a portion of the inner cover is deflected downward by the displacement protrusions, and a plurality of fence walls having one or more fence fasteners for interlocking with the cover fasteners, wherein the inner cover is positioned at least partially over the fence walls to form at least one of a primary seal and secondary seal.04-04-2013
20130077270Circuit boards, connectors, cases, circuit board assemblies, case assemblies, devices and methods of manufacturing the same - Example embodiments are directed to circuit boards, connectors, cases, circuit board assemblies, case assemblies, devices and methods of manufacturing the same, which are common to at least two different form factors.03-28-2013
20130077267POWER BOARD, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A power board is provided. The power board includes a board housing; a board included in an inside of the board housing; a plurality of parts mounted in the board; and a supporting member configured to be mounted in the board and to support the board to prevent each of the plurality of parts from being damaged. The supporting member includes a supporting member mounted by using a surface mounted technology (SMT) process.03-28-2013
20130077269HOUSING AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - An electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board fixed to the housing, a connector fixed to the circuit board, and a resisting plate secured to the housing. The resisting plate abuts the circuit board for supporting the circuit board and preventing the connector from loosening.03-28-2013
20130077268CIRCUIT BOARD WITH AIR HOLE - A circuit board includes a first and second ground layer and a plurality of signal vias extending between the ground layers but not electrical contact therewith. Ground vias coupled to the first and second ground layers can be positioned adjacent signal vias and can include ground traces that extend between adjacent ground vias. Air holes can be positioned between signal vias and/or adjacent signal vias to modify the electrical performance of the circuit board. Ground wings can be used to help tune common-mode and/or differential-mode impedances.03-28-2013
20130033828BUTTON MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A button module includes a body, a switch fixed to the body, a light member electrically connected to the switch, a button located opposite to the light member and an elastic member. The elastic member comprising a pressing portion, a fixing end extended from one end of the pressing portion and a fastening end extending from the opposite end of the pressing portion. The pressing portion is contacted with the switch, the fixing end is fixed to the body, the fastening end is fastened to the button, the light member lights the button when pressing the button to drive the pressing portion to trigger the switch.02-07-2013
20080316717SIM Card Handle - An improved smart card is provided, which is adapted for easy extraction from a smart card socket, or example, in a mobile telephone. Facilitating the easy extraction is a structural deviation in the plane of at least one of the sides of the smart card to enable an increase of an external force on the smart card to thereby cause the extraction of the smart card from a socket. The structural deviation may be a change in the thickness of the smart card or a roughened surface in the smart card's enclosure. The smart card may be a SIM card. Also provided is a method of extracting a smart card from a socket, which method may include the steps of engaging a structural deviation in the plane of at least one side of the smart card's enclosure and applying a force to the engaged structural deviation.12-25-2008
20130033829ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus 02-07-2013
20130033827ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE ADHESIVE (ECA) FOR MULTILAYER DEVICE INTERCONNECTS - A multilayer capable electrically conductive adhesive (ECA) mixture for connecting multilevel Z-axis interconnects and a method of forming the ECA for connecting multilevel Z-axis interconnects. The multilayer capable ECA contains a mixture of constituent components that allow the paste to be adapted to specific requirements wherein the method of making a circuitized substrate assembly in which two or more subassemblies having potentially disparate coefficients of thermal expansion (CTE) are aligned and Z-axis interconnection are created during bonding. The metallurgies of the conductors, and those of a multilayer capable conductive paste, are effectively mixed and the flowable interim dielectric used between the mating subassemblies flows to engage and surround the conductor coupling.02-07-2013
20100046177ENCLOSURE ASSEMBLY HOUSING AT LEAST ONE ELECTRONIC BOARD ASSEMBLY AND SYSTEMS USING SAME - Various embodiments of the invention relate to enclosure assemblies housing at least one electronic board assembly and systems (e.g., missiles or unmanned vehicles) that may employ such enclosure assemblies. In an embodiment, an enclosure assembly includes an enclosure having an interior surface defining an interior space and an inner diameter. At least one electronic board assembly is positioned within the interior space and includes a first peripheral edge region and an opposing second peripheral edge region. The electronic board assembly extends diametrically so that the first and second peripheral edge regions are at least proximate to the interior surface. In another embodiment, a plurality of electronic board assemblies are positioned within the interior space and each extends generally along a respective non-diametric chord defined by the interior surface.02-25-2010
20100103631SECURITY PROTECTION BOX - The present invention is adapted for field of electronic circuit protection and provides a security protection box, for enclosing the protected region of a protected circuit board in order to protect the elements in the protected region. The security protection box comprises a circuit board. The circuit board with thin center and thick periphery forms a box shape, and has the circuit routing layers. The circuit routing layers trigger the associated circuit to erase or destroy the information in the elements in the protected region when the circuit routing layers are physically attacked. The present invention protects the elements in the protected region through covering the protected region on the protected circuit board with a circuit board having thin center and thick periphery.04-29-2010
20100321902CONNECTION STRUCTURE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - A connection structure includes housing (12-23-2010
20130044446MECHANICAL MODULE AND KEY - A mechanical module, such as for a vehicle comprises a body having a first body part and a second body part, a printed board and a battery. The first and second body parts are fixed mechanically relative to one another. The printed board is permanently fixed to the first body part. The battery is positioned between the printed board and the second body part, and the body is designed such that the battery can be exchanged without giving access to a compartment of the body between the printed board and the first part of the body.02-21-2013
20120262891POWER CONVERTER - A power converter for converting a direct-current power to an alternating-current power or converting an alternating-current power to a direct-current power, includes a box-shaped housing having a front surface, a rear surface, a left surface, a right surface, an upper surface, a lower surface and an opening formed in the front surface. The power converter further includes a reinforcing member including a first reinforcing member and a second reinforcing member which are provided in an internal space of the housing near the opening to intersect each other, the first reinforcing member joined to the left surface and the right surface of the housing, the second reinforcing member joined to the upper surface and the lower surface of the housing.10-18-2012
20090154115ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE - The invention related to an electronic device enclosure that includes a chassis and a cover. The chassis includes a bottom wall, an opening and a circuit board mounted on the bottom wall. The cover is mounted on the chassis and is adapted to cover the opening of the chassis. A shock absorber is mounted on the cover and is resiliently resisted on the circuit board.06-18-2009
20100110647Molded Memory Card With Write Protection Switch Assembly - A Secure Digital device including a PCBA having passive components mounted on a PCB using surface mount technology (SMT) techniques, and active components (e.g., controller and flash memory) mounted using chip-on-board (COB) techniques. The components are mounted only on one side of the PCB, and then a molded plastic casing is formed over both sides of the PCB such that the components are encased in the plastic, and a thin plastic layer is formed over the PCB surface opposite to the components. The molded plastic casing is formed to include openings that expose metal contacts provided on the PCB, and ribs that separate the openings. The molded plastic casing defines a pre-molded switch slot that facilitates an insert-in switch assembly process for mounting a write protect switch. The write protect switch includes a movable switch button engaged in the switch slot, and a switch cap secured over the switch slot.05-06-2010
20100091470POWER TOOL WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT - An electric power tool has a housing with an electric motor and an onboard electronic operation control unit. The control unit includes at least one printed circuit board carrying a number of electronic components and is supported by two rigid metal bars. The metal bars form high capacity motor current leads as well as heat transferring devices. A support casing of a non-conducting material forms together with the circuit boards and the metal bars a subassembly to be mounted in the tool housing.04-15-2010
20100067203APPARATUS FOR CARRYING PHOTOCONDUCTIVE INTEGRATED CIRCUITS - Apparatus for carrying a plurality of photoconductive antennas is configured to facilitate the independent application of a voltage bias to each of the photoconductive antennas. The apparatus includes a carrier device, which comprises a support member configured for supporting a substrate containing a plurality of photoconductive integrated circuits. The support member has a side edge and a central portion having a window therein shaped for exposing the plurality of photoconductive integrated circuits to an incident optical beam. At least three contact plates are positioned on the central portion of the support member adjacent the window, and are configured to be electrically connected to an electrode of one of the photoconductive integrated circuits and to an electrode of another one of the photoconductive integrated circuits. At least two pairs of input terminals are located on the support member adjacent the side edge thereof, and are spaced from each other. The device also includes conductors for electrically connecting the contact plates to the pairs of input terminals, which comprise a pair of conductors extending from each of the contact plates. The pair of conductors comprises a first conductor connected to a terminal of one of the pairs of input terminals, and a second conductor connected to a terminal of another of the pairs of input terminals.03-18-2010
20130083499CIRCUIT BOARD UNIT, CARTRIDGE, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A circuit board unit which is attached to the cartridge includes a circuit board on which an electronic component is mounted, a first member having a surface opposing the circuit board, and a second member which is bonded to a region of the surface of the first member which region is different from the region of the surface opposing the circuit board. The circuit board is not fixed to the first member and the second member and is retained between the first member and the second member with gaps extending in an orthogonal direction orthogonal to the surface and in a surface direction in parallel to the surface.04-04-2013
20100328908BUSBAR-BLOCK MOUNTING STRUCTURE - In order to readily and securely mount, for example, a fuse block to a cover and readily accommodate increase in the number of circuits, bus bars each having on one side a terminal portion for connection of an electrical component and on the other side a terminal portion for connection of circuit board are provided in an insulating block body parallel to each other to constitute a busbar block. The bus bars are prevented from uplifting by virtue of a rib integral with the block body. Recessed portions for positioning are provided in an insulating cover corresponding to the ribs, and at the same time as the busbar block is attached to the cover, the ribs are brought into engagement with the recessed portions to provide positioning of the busbar block. Terminal block constructed by terminals each having on one end thereof a terminal portion for connection of an electrical component and on the other side thereof a terminal portion for connection of circuit board 12-30-2010
20120182704ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including a conductive element, a conductive layer, and a case is provided. The case has a surface, a first supporting member, and a second supporting member. The first supporting member and the second supporting member are disposed on the surface, and the first supporting member has a suspending arm. The case, the first supporting member and the second supporting member are integrally formed, and the conductive layer exists on the surface of the case, the first supporting member, and the second supporting member. The conductive element presses the first suspending arm to contact the second supporting member, such that a ground circuit is formed with the conductive element, the first suspending arm, the second supporting member, and the surface.07-19-2012
20130070432Seal Structure for Electronic Control Device - A seal structure for an electronic control device having a circuit board housed in a watertight space a housing that is formed by fitting a plurality of fitting members together, has first and second seal portions which are formed at a fitting surface portion between the fitting members that are fitted together. One side of a pair of the fitting members of each of the first and second seal portions is provided with a seal groove, the other side is provided with a protruding line. An auxiliary seal groove and an auxiliary protruding line are formed on opposing surfaces of the seal groove and the protruding line at a merged part where the first and second seal portions meet each other. The auxiliary seal groove and the auxiliary protruding line continuously extend from the seal groove up to an end surface of the protruding line.03-21-2013
20130070433IN-VEHICLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An in-vehicle electronic device includes a circuit board in which a preamplifier circuit, and the like are provided, and a holding case, which stores the circuit board. The holding case is configured by combining a lower case which is fixed to a glass surface in which an antenna radiation conductor is arranged, and an upper case which is detachably mounted on the lower case so as to cover the lower case, so that a connection terminal held in the lower case is brought into press-contact with an electrode of the circuit board. When the upper case is removed from the lower case, an elastic piece is bent by pushing a tip of a protruded portion to a base end side, or a snap claw is separated from a locking hole by inserting a tool such as a driver, in between a tongue piece and the elastic piece.03-21-2013
20130050962ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE SHIELD - A device for protecting a circuit board from electromagnetic interference, and which includes shield to be attached to the circuit board. The device includes a metal plate and a plurality of tangs. The metal plate has a perimeter portion. The plurality of tangs are spaced about and extend transversely away from at least a portion of the perimeter portion of the metal plate. Each tang includes a bridge portion and a finger portion. The bridge portion has a first end attached to the perimeter portion and a second end spaced away from the perimeter portion and attached to the finger portion. The finger portion extends away from the second end of the bridge potion and is disposed at an obtuse angle relative to the bridge portion such that the plurality of tangs, in combination, are adapted to receive the circuit board.02-28-2013
20100265676SUPPORT TABS FOR PROTECTING A CIRCUIT BOARD FROM APPLIED FORCES - The present invention can relate to an electronic device having one or more support tabs that protect a circuit board disposed inside the device from externally applied compressive forces. In particular, when a force is applied to a housing of the device, the support tabs can buttress the housing of the device, either directly or through other intervening components disposed within the device, to reduce the likelihood that the housing or intervening components will contact and damage the circuit board. The present invention also can relate to methods for manufacturing such an electronic device.10-21-2010
20090116202MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes a frame having a front side and a rear side, the rear side having a first receiving space and a second receiving space located beside one another, a front cover disposed to at least partially cover the front side of the frame, the front cover having a transparent portion, a touch screen located between the front cover and the frame, the touch screen permitting transmission of a signal when the transparent portion is contacted, a camera located in one of the first and second receiving spaces, and a rear cover disposed to at least partially cover each of the first and second receiving spaces.05-07-2009
20090303687Subsea Electronics Module - A Subsea Electronics Module for a well installation, comprising:12-10-2009
20090303686Instrumentation Package in a Downhole Tool String Component - A downhole tool string component has a through-bore intermediate first and second tool joints adapted for connection to adjacent tool string components. An instrumentation package is disposed within an outer diameter of the component. The instrumentation package comprises a circuit board assembly. The circuit board assembly comprises alternating rigid and elastomeric layers. The rigid layers are in electrical communication with each other.12-10-2009
20090040737PORTABLE DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL - A portable device includes an operating part, a circuit board, and a case body for housing the operating part and the circuit board. The circuit board has a circuit section configured to transmit a signal to an external device. A terminal electrode and a pair of switch electrodes are disposed on the circuit board. The terminal electrode supplies electricity from a power source to the circuit section. A switch element is configured to electrically couple the pair of switch electrodes in accordance with an operation of the operating part. A resin member is disposed on the circuit board in such a manner that the circuit section is covered with the resin member and the terminal electrode and the pair of switch electrodes are exposed to an outside of the resin member.02-12-2009
20090040738Card-extender stabilizing kit for use in conjunction with computer-device testing assembly - A card-extender stabilizing kit is configured for use in conjunction with (a) a computer-device testing unit including testing circuitry having electrical connectors and being housed in a testing-unit housing and (b) a card extender having (i) a first set of electrical connectors configured for selective coupling with the testing-circuitry connectors, (ii) a second set of electrical connectors configured for coupling with the electrical connectors of a device under test, and (iii) first and second card-extender edges extending between the first and second sets of electrical connectors. The stabilizing kit comprises first and second stabilizers. Each stabilizer includes a mount configured for coupling with the housing of a computer-device testing unit and a card-extender bracket including a bracket groove configured for slidably receiving one of the card-extender edges. When the stabilizers are coupled to a testing-unit housing, the bracket grooves are spaced apart such that (i) the card-extender can be positioned between the bracket grooves and supported by virtue of supporting engagement between each of the first and second card-extender edges and one of the card-extender brackets; (ii) the first set of electrical connectors can be coupled to the testing-circuitry connectors and (iii) the second set of electrical connectors can be coupled with the electrical connectors of a device under test.02-12-2009
20090091898MULTIMEDIA ENCLOSURE - A multimedia enclosure having a housing with a base, a first sidewall and a second sidewall oppositely disposed from the first sidewall. The base and the first and second sidewalls define an interior region having an optical network terminal mounting area. An optical network terminal mounting area is disposed on the base of the housing in the interior region. A first radius limiter and a second radius limiter are disposed on the second sidewall with the first and second radius limiters defining a fiber passage into the interior region.04-09-2009
20090091896Optimum Structure for Single-sides PCB with SMD LEDs for the Express Card - The present invention discloses a structure of a single-sided PCB within an ExpressCard with SMD LEDs arrangement formed thereon. The SMD LEDs are act as status indicators for the electronic devices with small, thin and compact size. The structure is expected to form SMD LED illuminating light to the top surface of the PCB with SMD LEDs connecting to the bonding pads on the bottom surface of the PCB. The method comprises forming through-holes on the PCB, placing SMD LEDs over the through-holes with their illuminating heads facing toward the top surface of the PCB, soldering the SMD LEDs with the bonding pads on the bottom surface of the PCB.04-09-2009
20130058058USB PLUG AND USB MODEM - A USB plug includes: a USB terminal; a PCB connected to one end of the USB terminal; a cable connected to the PCB; a hinge coupling member including first and second through-holes allowing the cable to pass through; and a connection terminal disposed at the end of the cable extending through the first and second through-holes of the hinge coupling member. The USB plug provides an electrical connection between the PCB of the USB modem and the PCB of the USB plug to ground the antenna.03-07-2013
20090086444Terminal Box for Solar Cell Module - A plurality of terminal boards (04-02-2009
20110013372PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal includes a main body unit having an opening at a side thereof, a port cover rotatably formed on the side of the main body unit to open or close the opening, and a port assembly formed within the main body unit configured to be projected out of the opening when the port cover opens the opening.01-20-2011
20110013371Display Apparatus - A display apparatus has an image display panel accommodated in a housing, a circuit board which controls operation of the image display panel, and an installation plate arranged on a rear side of the image display panel. Here, the circuit board is installed on the installation plate, and the installation plate is rotatable with respect to the housing.01-20-2011
20110013370ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT - In an electronic control unit, a semiconductor device that is installed to a circuit board includes a semiconductor chip, multiple leads and a resin body. The semiconductor chip is electrically connected to the circuit board through the leads and is molded in the resin body. A case receives the semiconductor device. A heat releasing gel contacts the semiconductor device, and conducts heat generated from the semiconductor device to a first cover of the case located on one side of the semiconductor device, which is opposite from the circuit board. A groove portion as a movement limiting means is placed at a location between the circuit board and the first cover. Therefore, movement of the heat releasing gel is limited, and heat can be released to a side of the case through the heat releasing gel with high efficiency.01-20-2011
20090268417STORAGE APPARATUS AND PRINTED WIRING BOARD UNIT - A flexible printed wiring board extends from a carriage block to an opening of an enclosure base. The flexible printed wiring board has lower and upper pieces. A connector on the lower surface of the lower piece is received in the opening. The upper piece has the lower surface opposed to the upper surface of the lower piece. A movable piece of the flexible printed wiring board has one end connected to the upper piece. The movable piece has the other end attached to the carriage block. A first aperture in the lower piece has a first diameter. A second aperture in the upper piece at a position corresponding to a position of the first aperture has a second diameter smaller than the first diameter. A screw is screwed into the enclosure base through the first aperture and the second aperture.10-29-2009
20090268416DISPLAY DEVICE ALLOWING REPEATED REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF SCREW - A display device includes a circuit board having a plurality of pixels arranged thereon, each pixel having a plurality of light emitting elements, a driving circuit driving the light emitting elements, a case housing the above, a frame having flanges at a circuit board side of the case to block external light toward the light emitting elements, and a shield disposed between the frame and the case to block electromagnetic noise. A screw is inserted into a through hole and placed into a screw receiving portion to fix the frame and the case. The screw receiving portion has a cylindrical metal portion housing the screw and electrically connecting the screw and the shield, and a resin portion interposed between the placed screw and the inner wall surface of the cylindrical metal portion.10-29-2009
20120224339TERMINAL BOX FOR USE WITH SOLAR CELL MODULE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE TERMINAL BOX - A terminal box for a solar cell module, has terminal boards (09-06-2012
20120224338DISPLAY APPARATUS AND PORTABLE INFORMATION APPARATUS COMPRISING THE SAME - Disclosed are a display device and a portable information apparatus including the same, which do not use a front set cover necessary for producing the display device and thus can minimize a thickness and enhance a sense of beauty with an innovative design. The display device includes a set cover, a guide frame, a display unit, a circuit disposing part, a plurality of circuit films, a PCB, and a deco cover. The circuit disposing part is prepared between one side of the guide frame and one side wall of a set side wall. The PCB is connected to the circuit films, and disposed at the circuit disposing part. The deco cover covers the circuit disposing part.09-06-2012
20120224337COMPACT COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A communication device includes a top wall, a bottom wall and a plurality of side walls including a front wall, a plurality of input ports, at least one input port provided with power, a least one output port, a printed circuit board, and a plurality of components board mounted on the printed circuit board. The components include an input/output panel, a switch, a router, a power supply, and a power-over-ethernet injector. The components are electrically connected to one another through a backplane on the printed circuit board.09-06-2012
20120224336REMOVABLE DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING ESD PROTECTION THEREON - For a removable device such as a USB pen drive, two components are relatively moveable with each other by sliding, rotating, or rolling over. When a second component moves with respect to a first component, the clearance between the two components ensures durability of the removable device. As the second component moves to and is configured at an extended position, a first biasing element on the first component abuts and pushed a second biasing element on the second component so that ground nodes of the second component contact with a conductive section of the first component. The ground path way is then established for ESD protection. As the second component moves out of the extend position, the connection between the ground nodes and the conductive section no longer exists and the clearance between the two components exists again.09-06-2012
20130063909ARRANGEMENT FOR MOUNTING AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY - Arrangement for mounting an electronic display (03-14-2013
20130063908PORTABLE DEVICE - The present invention relates to improving input/output port configuration and structure of the portable device. According to at least one of embodiments of the present invention, a portable device an input/output port having a frame fixed to a PCB to form a space for enabling a plug to be externally inputted therein, the frame including a top base forming a top surface of the frame, a pair of sidewalls configured by being bent from both sides of the top base to form both lateral sides of the frame, fixing terminals configured to be fixed to the PCB by being bent from both of the sides of the top base simultaneously with a pair of the sidewalls, a bottom base forming a bottom surface of the frame, and a front opening provided to a front side of the frame to have the plug inserted therein.03-14-2013
20130063907ELECTRONICS APPARATUS AND PRODUCTION METHOD FOR AN ELECTRONICS APPARATUS - An electronics apparatus having a housing, an inverting device, a first circuit board connected to the inverting device via at least one line, and a second circuit board connected via a first galvanic connection to the first circuit board and connected via a second galvanic connection to at least component, and having a first filter situated on the first circuit board and upstream from the first galvanic connection, the first filter having a first discharge connection to the housing, and having a second filter situated on the second circuit board and downstream from the first galvanic connection, the second filter having a second discharge connection to the housing, and having a third filter situated on the second circuit board and upstream from the second galvanic connection, the third filter having a third discharge connection to the housing. A method for producing an electronics apparatus is also described.03-14-2013
20130063906CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH CIRCUIT BOARD - An electronic device includes a chassis, a circuit board and the resilient piece. The chassis includes a bottom panel. The circuit board has a ground plane. The resilient piece includes a soldering portion and a resisting portion. The soldering portion is in electrical connection with the ground plane, and the resisting piece abuts the bottom panel to prevent the electromagnetic interference (EMI) from the circuit board.03-14-2013
20090237896Electronic device - An electronic device includes a wiring board, a connector, a case, and a sealing member. The connector includes a housing and a plurality of terminals held by the housing and arranged in a longitudinal direction of the housing. The case has an opening for exposing a part of the connector. An inner space of the case is a waterproof space due to the sealing member. The sealing member includes a parallel part approximately parallel to a surface of the wiring board and an inclined part extending in a direction approximately perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the housing of the connector.09-24-2009
20090046437EXPANSION CARD AND FIXING STRUCTURE FOR EXPANSION CARD - An expansion card capable of installing a module on a mainboard is provided. The expansion card includes a first circuit board for the module to be installed on, a second circuit board inserted to the mainboard, a flexible board electrically connecting the first circuit board and the second circuit board, and a fixing element fastened on the junction where the flexible board connects the first circuit board and the second circuit board.02-19-2009
20090009978Electric connection box and manufacturing method thereof - The present invention is to provide an inexpensive electric connection box and a manufacturing method thereof, which can reduce manufacturing process and a number of parts. The electric connection box has a bus bar arranged on another member different from the board, and a circuit element mounted on a board. A power source lead connected to an electric source is arranged on a part of the bus bar. Also, a semiconductor relay, which is electrically connected between the power source lead and a connector lead connected with a wire from a load, is mounted on the bus bar. A board supporting part for supporting the board and a bus bar supporting part for supporting the bus bar are arranged on a case body. The bus bar supporting part is provided on another area different from the board supporting part.01-08-2009
20120113606Bendable Luminous Modules and Method for Producing Bendable Luminous Modules - A light module (05-10-2012
20120113605Wireless Modem - A wireless modem is disclosed in the embodiments of the present invention. The wireless modem includes an interface, a supporting portion, and a casing. A circuit board is disposed inside the casing, and an antenna is disposed on the circuit board. The interface is connected to the supporting portion in a rotating manner through a first rotating shaft assembly, and a rotation direction of the interface relative to the supporting portion is a first direction. The casing is connected to the supporting portion in a rotating manner through a second rotating shaft assembly, and a rotation direction of the casing relative to the supporting portion is a second direction.05-10-2012
20120113604ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a case including a fixing portion, a printed board fixed to the fixing portion, a key rubber provided with key tops and fixed to the printed board, and a flexible cable attached to the printed board and bent in a direction different from the surface of the fixing portion to which the printed board is fixed, wherein the key rubber includes a contact portion that is in contact with the folded portion of the flexible cable and subjected to reaction force of the flexible cable, and a locking portion pressed against the case by the reaction force.05-10-2012
20120236519ELECTRONIC PACKAGE STRUCTURE - The present invention discloses an electronic package structure. The body has a top surface with a cavity thereon, the first conductive element is disposed in the cavity, and the second conductive element is disposed in the body. The first external electrode electrically connected to the first conductive element and the second external electrode electrically connected to the second conductive element are both disposed on the top surface of the body or a first surface formed by the top surface of the encapsulation compound and the exposed portions of the top surface of the body which are not covered by the encapsulation compound.09-20-2012
20120236518Apparatus and method for use in assembly of a portable apparatus - An apparatus comprising: a first interconnector portion configured to fasten to a side part of a first housing portion of a portable apparatus, and a second interconnector portion rigidly connected to the first interconnector portion and configured to fasten to a second housing portion of the portable apparatus.09-20-2012
20120236517ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a circuit board, a first member, and a second member. The circuit board includes a connector. The first member includes a first wall, a second wall, and a third wall. The first wall includes an operation surface, a first end, and a second end opposite to the first end. The second wall extends from the first end and includes an area configured to expose the connector. The third wall extends from the second end and faces the second wall. The second member includes a fourth wall and fifth wall. The fourth wall faces the first wall. The fifth wall extends from an end of the fourth wall toward the first wall. The circuit board is between the first wall and the fourth wall.09-20-2012
20120236516Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a board in the housing, a pad on the board, and a component. The pad includes a first portion and a second portion. The second portion includes a protrusion toward the first portion. The component includes a first electrode connected to the first portion and a second electrode connected to the second portion.09-20-2012
20120236515Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first housing comprising a first wall and a second wall located on an opposite side of the first wall; a second housing; a hinge configured to connect the first housing to the second housing so that the first housing and the second housing can be pivoted relative to each other; a component housed in a component housing portion formed at the first wall; and a fixing member comprising a housing fixing portion fixed to the first housing, a hinge fixing portion to which the hinge is fixed, and a supporting portion configured to support the component at a location close to the first wall, the supporting portion being located between the first wall and the second wall.09-20-2012
20110222249Electromagnetically Shielded Power Module - An electromagnetically shielded power module and data center including such a module are disclosed. In one example, the electromagnetically shielded power module includes an electromagnetically shielded enclosure including a shell and at least one door, the enclosure surrounding and providing electromagnetic shielding for an interior volume. The electromagnetically shielded power module also includes a power delivery control module positioned within the interior volume and configured to monitor filtered power received into the interior volume of the electromagnetically shielded enclosure. The electromagnetically shielded power module further includes a plurality of power distribution units positioned within the interior volume and configured to receive filtered power from the power delivery control module and route power to one or more computing systems. The electromagnetically shielded power module also includes a stored energy system positioned within the interior volume and configured to deliver energy to the power distribution unit upon detection of an interruption of filtered power to the power delivery control module.09-15-2011
20130163213MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR CIRCUIT BOARD - A mounting apparatus includes a chassis and a fixing module. The chassis includes a bottom plate, and a circuit board attached to the bottom plate. The fixing module includes a blocking member. The blocking member is rotatably secured to the bottom plate and abuts the circuit board, to prevent the circuit board from moving along a direction parallel to the bottom plate.06-27-2013
20120268906CASING FOR A PORTABLE TERMINAL - Provided is a mobile communication terminal that includes a case with internal and external surfaces, antenna patterns that transmit or receive radio signals corresponding to frequency bands, a circuit board that processes signals that conform to the transmitted or received radio signals, a connection unit that electrically connects the antenna patterns to the circuit board, an accommodation chamber that accommodates a battery, and a cover detachably mounted on the case and covering the accommodation chamber and the antenna patterns.10-25-2012
20100328905ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a bracket, a rear plane, a mounting member, and a middle plane. The bracket is configured for receiving at least one hard disk drive therein, and includes a bottom plate. The rear plane is secured to the bracket. The mounting member secures the middle plane to the bottom plate, so that the middle plane is perpendicular to the bottom plate and parallel to the rear plane.12-30-2010
20100008053AVIONICS EQUIPMENT CARRIER SYSTEM WITH QUICK-MOUNT HOUSING AND QUICK-MOUNT MODULES - An avionics equipment carrier system for slide-in modules with data processing, data transmitting, data storage or data displaying devices, such as for example electronics printed circuit boards, network components, storage devices, display devices and the like, or power supply devices, includes a housing, at least one module rack for accommodating the slide-in modules and at least one backplane board with Ethernet connection architecture. When the dimensions of the housing comply with ARINC standards, and the housing is arranged for installation in an avionics module rack as a quick-mount housing, and any desired circuit boards of a specific standard format can be used in the slide-in modules which are designed as quick-mount modules.01-14-2010
20100202121Electronic Apparatus - In an electronic apparatus, a display panel and a control board which controls driving of the display panel are connected to each other via a flexible cable. The flexible cable is constituted of a first folding portion which is pulled out from the display panel and is folded; a first extending portion which extends from the first folding portion between and along the display panel and a metal-made support plate which embraces the display panel from below; a second folding portion which extends from the first extending portion and is further folded through an opening formed in the support plate; and a second extending portion which extends from the second folding portion and along a back surface of the support plate, and has a distal end portion thereof connected to the control board.08-12-2010
20100202120ELECTRICAL JUNCTION BOX - In the case where a printed board is contained in a casing of an electrical junction box, and where electrical components such as relays disposed on the printed board are connected to a bus bar disposed in the casing, a heat generated in the bus bar is uniformed in the casing without causing an uneven heat distribution around the bus bar, thereby requiring no means for radiating the bus bar. An electrical junction box including a casing, a printed board contained in the casing, an insulation plate disposed on the printed board, a bus bar mounted on the insulation plate, and a relay mounted on the printed board. The bus bar is provided with an electrical power source terminal to be connected to an electrical power source side. Branched portions provided on the bus bar are connected to a conductor on the printed board, respectively. A terminal of the relay is connected to the printed board conductor connected to the branched portions of the bus bar. The relay terminal is connected through the printed board conductor to the bus bar.08-12-2010
20110279987ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A mobile phone 11-17-2011
20090207571Housing for electrical components - A connector assembly for a planar vertical printed circuit board includes a housing having a pair of parallel space planar vertical side walls defining an open-topped vertical chamber in which the printed circuit board is mounted. First electrical connectors mounted on the vertical end edges of the printed circuit board include body portions that extend outward beyond the vertical edges of the side walls, which extending body portions contain access openings affording communication with first connector contacts in electrical engagement with the printed circuit board. Protective side cover members are fastened to the housing side walls to partially enclose the extending connector body portions, which cover members contain openings opposite the connector body access openings. The cover members contain ventilation openings for cooling the printed circuit board, and the housing includes a mounting foot arrangement for mounting the printed circuit board assembly on a support rail.08-20-2009
20100328906ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A MOTHERBOARD WATERPROOFING MECHANISM - An electronic device includes: first and second housing bodies cooperating to form an inner receiving space; a motherboard disposed in the inner receiving space, partitioned by a partition line into a port zone having at least one input/output connector, and a non-port zone; first and second waterproof strips disposed respectively between the first housing body and the motherboard and between the second housing body and the motherboard, and disposed at the partition line, the second waterproof strip having opposite ends formed with respective extension parts extending perpendicularly toward the first waterproof strip and disposed at the peripheral edge of the motherboard; and a third waterproof strip connected to the first waterproof strip to form a closed seal ring therewith, disposed between the first and second housing bodies, and disposed at an outer side of a peripheral edge of the non-port zone.12-30-2010
20110286188MULTILAYER PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD USING FLEXIBLE INTERCONNECT STRUCTURE, AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A multilayer printed circuit board includes an interior interconnect layer, and a semiconductor package including a flexible interconnect structure whose distal end is a free end, wherein the flexible interconnect structure and the interior interconnect layer are electrically connected to each other.11-24-2011
20110299257INSERTIONAL BUFFERING STRUCTURE OF SUBSTRATE UNIT - A lever member of a lever assisted insertion device engages with a front frame of a shelf before a fully inserted position of a substrate unit to form a leverage fulcrum on the front frame. A force that an operator applies to the lever member is transmitted to the substrate unit via a point of application with respect to the fulcrum, thereby inserting the substrate unit up to the fully inserted position. A buffering device abuts against the front frame of the shelf within a depth range of a front panel of the substrate unit before an operation start position at which the lever member engages with the front frame of the shelf, to absorb impact of the substrate unit at the time of insertion.12-08-2011
20110299256PACKAGING FOR A MILLIMETER WAVE RADIO-FREQUENCY INTEGRATED CIRCUIT (RFIC) - Millimeter wave radio-frequency integrated circuit device comprises a housing and a millimeter wave radio frequency integrated circuit, the housing comprising a plurality of layers laminated together and two cavities defined by apertures within the layers which are positioned to correspond as the layers are laminated together. The radio frequency integrated circuit is located within the first cavity, and the second cavity serves as a radiating cavity. The RFIC is bonded to a transmission line which connects to the radiating cavity.12-08-2011
20110141706VEHICLE-MOUNTED ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Disclosed is a vehicle-mounted electronic device wherein heat generated from a heat-generating electronic device can be efficiently released without redesigning various kinds of components even if an input/output signal array for a terminal of a connector is changed. The vehicle-mounted electronic device is comprised of a lower housing (06-16-2011
20090201653Fixing device - A fixing device is provided for disposing an interface card in a casing of an electronic device, wherein the casing of electronic device includes lateral walls, a peripheral component bracket fixed to the casing. The fixing device includes a rotating bracket and an interface bracket, wherein the rotating bracket is fixed to the lateral wall, and connecting portions, and a first limiting portion. The interface bracket includes rotating portions pivotally connected to the connecting portions, a second limiting portion corresponding to the first limiting portion, and a coupling portion coupled to the peripheral component bracket. The interface bracket is rotated relatively to the casing of the electronic device, and the movement of the interface bracket is limited to the vertical movement by the rotating bracket.08-13-2009
20090091897Power Conversion Device Frame Packaging Apparatus and Methods - The present invention relates, generally, to electrical power conversion devices and to the universal packaging of those devices for a wide range of applications yielding cost efficient inventory management of product lines consisting of a group of power conversion devices each with minor variations. More specifically, the present invention relates to a universal mounting frame for receiving a printed circuit board in a switch mode power supply. The universal frame is adapted for receiving an open frame or printed circuit board and securing the open frame within a plurality of known packaging configurations. To this end, only a single size printed circuit board is necessary for any type of switch mode power supply configurations, thereby, reducing costs associated with manufacture and testing.04-09-2009
20110292624ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT - An electronic control unit includes an electronic circuit board mounted with a plurality of electronic components disposed in a scattered manner on one or both surfaces of the board and at least one connector, and the electronic circuit board is housed in an enclosure made up of enclosure members including a cover and a base, wherein the electronic control unit is structured in such a way that intermediate members each are disposed on both top face of a part of or all of the electronic components and their projected area on the opposite mount surface of the board, portions of the enclosure members are made to closely contact the intermediate members so that both surfaces of the electronic circuit board are sandwiched by the enclosure members and the intermediate members, and edge portions in the periphery of the electronic circuit board are sandwiched by the enclosure members.12-01-2011
20130215580MAGNETIC ASSEMBLY - A magnetic assembly is formed by a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and a cover. A plurality of magnetic elements is electrically disposed on the PCB, and the magnetic elements are connected to one another through an electric circuit on the PCB. An accommodation space is formed on the cover for receiving the magnetic elements. During the manufacturing of the magnetic assembly, a cover with an appropriate space is selected according to the size, quantity, and specification type of the magnetic elements. After the two components are assembled, adhesive is injected into the cover, so that the cover and the PCB are fixedly disposed, and the elements in the accommodation space are protected. Therefore, in a process of manufacturing the magnetic assembly, covers with different accommodation spaces are selected for collocation according to requirements of the assembled electrical elements.08-22-2013
20090052148Structure Of Memory Stick - A structure of memory stick is provided, including a substrate case, a bottom case, a circuit board and a cover layer. One end of the circuit board includes a plurality of metal plates surrounded by a plurality of via holes. The circuit board is placed inside the bottom case so that the via holes correspond to the concave trenches of the bottom case. The substrate case covers the top of circuit board with the metal plates exposed. The cover layer is formed to cover the circumference of the engagement part of the substrate case and the bottom case, as well as the surrounding of the metal plates of the circuit board. The cover layer is formed by an inject molding process so that the substrate case, bottom case, circuit board and cover layer all engage together so as to achieve the object of higher assembly stability and waterproof effect.02-26-2009
20110292623METHODS FOR ASSEMBLING ELECTRONIC DEVICES BY INTERNALLY CURING LIGHT-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE - Assemblies of structures such as electronic device assemblies may be connected using light-cured liquid adhesive such as ultraviolet-light-cured adhesive. Light sources such as ultraviolet-light light-emitting diodes may be mounted to a substrate such as a printed circuit board substrate. The substrate may be mounted to an assembly formed from a plurality of structures. The structures may be connected to each other to form an interior cavity within which the substrate and light-emitting diodes are contained. A connector may be included in the assembly. The connector may have input-output pins. Conductive paths may couple the input-output pins to the light-emitting diodes in the cavity. A tool may be used to apply signals to the light-emitting diodes to activate the light-emitting diodes. The light-emitting diodes produce light that cures the adhesive. The light-emitting diodes may be disabled by blowing a fuse after the adhesive has been cured.12-01-2011
20100265677BUTTON STRUCTURE - An electronic device includes a housing, a button plate, a support element and a printed circuit board. The housing has an opening. The button plate is disposed at the opening of the housing, has a central region and two sides, wherein the button plate is mounted to the housing through the two ends of the two sides formed by elastic arms respectively. The support element is disposed under the central region of the button plate for defining the button plate into left and right parts. The printed circuit board is located underneath the support element, has two switches located respectively corresponds to the left and right parts of the button plate.10-21-2010
20100265674PORTABLE ASSEMBLY HAVING A SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION MODULE - In accordance with one embodiment, an electrical assembly comprises a housing having a recess in the housing. A first connector portion is securable to the housing. The connector portion comprises a dielectric body and connector terminals. A subscriber identification module is located in or mounted in the housing and has device terminals. A substrate comprises a first section that intersects at an angle a second section. The first section comprises first conductive traces electrically connected to the device terminals. The second section comprises second conductive traces electrically connected to the connector terminals. Conductors are electrically connected to the first conductive traces and the second conductive traces.10-21-2010
20110261542DIE PACKAGE - In an embodiment, a die package may be provided. The die package may include at least one first height adjusting structure, the at least one first height adjusting structure may include a first adjusting height relative to a common plane; at least one second height adjusting structure may be positioned adjacent to the at least one first height adjusting structure, the at least one second height adjusting structure may include a second adjusting height relative to the common plane; wherein the second adjusting height may be different from the first adjusting height relative to the common plane; a first die may be positioned on the at least one first height adjusting structure; and a mold housing substantially surrounding the at least one first height adjusting structure, the at least one second height adjusting structure and the first die.10-27-2011
20130010442CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT AND ASSOCIATED CONTROLLER FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE - The invention relates to a circuit arrangement comprising an electric and/or electronic circuit unit (01-10-2013
20100110646ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus, which accommodates a chip card, includes a casing, a limit element and a carrier. The limit element is connected to the casing and has a protruding part. The carrier is slidingly disposed on the casing and has at least a contact area disposed on a side of the carrier. The limit element is located at a first position as the protruding part contacts the contact area, and the limit element is located at a second position as the protruding part is away from the contact area. The protruding part moves between the first position and the second position.05-06-2010
20100110645Telecommuncations chassis having mezzanine card slots - Embodiments are generally directed to a method and apparatus to couple a module to a management controller on an interconnect. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting that a module has coupled to an interconnect, the interconnect coupled to a modular platform backplane. The method further includes logically coupling the module to one of a plurality of management controllers resident on the interconnect, each management controller logically appears as a management controller for different interconnects coupled to the modular platform backplane.05-06-2010
20100265672PORTABLE ASSEMBLY HAVING A SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION MODULE - The assembly has a subscriber identification module comprising a housing with a recess disposed in the housing. An electrical connector portion is secured to the housing. The connector portion comprises a dielectric body and connector terminals. A subscriber identification module is housed in the housing, where the subscriber identification module has device terminals. A conductor or flexible substrate electrically connects the connector terminals to the device terminals. A protective filler overlies the subscriber identification module and at least part of the conductor or the flexible substrate.10-21-2010
20110007484Power Element for a Motor of an Industrial Truck - A power element for a motor of an industrial truck having a housing, and at least one circuit board, which has power and control components for the motor, and power terminals for the power supply line, which is led through a wall of the housing and is bonded to the circuit board, wherein the power terminals have a first connection part led through the wall with a first contact section lying within the housing, a second contact part in contact with the circuit board and with a second contact section, which is aligned to the first contact section and is distanced from it, and a radially elastic sleeve, composed of conducting material, that surrounds the two contact sections in a clamping manner, wherein the outer contour of the contact sections and the sleeve is formed such that a mechanical contact of the contact sections to the sleeve is maintained.01-13-2011
20090323297UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS MEMORY DEVICE - A USB memory device includes a main body, a USB plug, and a circuit. The main body includes a front rigid section, a rear rigid section, and a middle flexible section connected to the front rigid section and the rear rigid section respectively. The USB plug is connected to the front rigid section. The circuit is received in the rear rigid section and electrically connected to the USB plug.12-31-2009
20100118500HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including an electronic device body and a ring is disclosed. The ring is connected with the electronic device body, and it has a plurality of extending portions extending toward the center of the ring.05-13-2010
20090310317Modem, In Particular For Subsea Power Line Communication - A modem, in particular for subsea power line communication, has electronic components on a circuit board, and a metal encapsulation, wherein the encapsulation forms at least two chambers separated by at least one wall, wherein each of the chambers surrounds at least one of the electronic components.12-17-2009
20090310315PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device (12-17-2009
20090310316CIRCUIT BOARD AND MOBILE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A circuit board in which the attachment strength of a frame member to a substrate can be improved, and a mobile electronic apparatus are provided.12-17-2009
20100079962MOUNTING STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - A mounting structure includes: an electronic component including: a functional element having a predetermined function; a first resin protrusion section having a surface covered by a covering film including a conductive section electrically connected to the functional element; and a second resin protrusion section that is disposed inside an area surrounded by the first resin protrusion section, and has adhesiveness at least on a surface of the second resin protrusion section, and a base member having a connection electrode and adapted to mount the electronic component. In the structure, the second resin protrusion section mounts the electronic component on the base member in a condition in which the conductive section of the covering film has conductive contact with the connection electrode due to elastic deformation of the first resin protrusion section.04-01-2010
20090213560OPTICAL PROJECTOR - An optical projector includes a casing, a partition element, an optical projection module and a main board. The casing includes a main body, a first cover and a second cover. The partition element is disposed at the main body, and the first cover is detachably disposed on the main body. The first cover, the partition element and the main body together define a first accommodating space. The second cover is detachably disposed on the main body. The second cover, the partition element and the main body together define a second accommodating space. The optical projection module is disposed in the first accommodating space and the main board is disposed in the second accommodating space.08-27-2009
20120033393CASE STRUCTURE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - The present invention includes: a rear case (02-09-2012
20100079961PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A printed circuit board includes an insulation layer and a wiring layer with a wiring pattern, which are alternately laminated; and a noise reduction element on a wiring between a connector and a wiring pattern in any one of wiring layers, wherein, when viewed from a surface of the printed circuit board, the wiring pattern includes an area overlapping with the wiring between the connector and the noise reduction element and does not overlap with a wiring pattern that does not include the area.04-01-2010
20110170269ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME - An electronic assembly comprises a housing, a cover for the housing, a printed circuit board receivable in the housing, and a compliant pin header assembly. The compliant pin header assembly is moimtabie in the housing by inter-engaging features on the header assembly and the housing. The compliant pin header assembly has compliant pins for engaging corresponding features on the printed circuit board to connect the compliant pin header assembly electrically to the printed circuit board. The cover, when the electronic assembly is assembled, engages the housing and also engages the printed circuit board at a location spaced from an outer periphery of the printed circuit board.07-14-2011
20120106106COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A communication apparatus includes first and second housings connected to each other by a hinge mechanism. The first housing includes a first substrate having electronic components electrically connected to an antenna, a first hinge portion configuring a portion of the hinge mechanism, and a first conductive member provided in the first hinge portion. The second housing includes a second substrate having electronic components, a waterproofing partition wall surrounding the second substrate, a second hinge portion configuring a portion of the hinge mechanism, a second conductive member provided in the second hinge portion to be capacitively-coupled with the first conductive member, and a third conductive member insertion-molded therein. The third conductive member includes an inner portion positioned on an inner side of the partition wall, and an outer portion extending from the inner portion toward an outer side of the partition wall and capacitively-coupled with the second conductive member.05-03-2012
20120106105WIRING BOARD HAVING A PLURALITY OF VIAS - A wiring board unit includes a connector having a plurality of terminals; and a wiring board on which the connector is mounted. The wiring board includes a first wiring pattern provided on a first wiring layer, a second wiring pattern provided on a second wiring layer at a position shallower than the first wiring layer, a first via formed in a first recess having a first depth, the first via being in contact with the first wiring pattern, and a second via formed in a second recess having a second depth that is smaller than the first depth, the second via being in contact with the second wiring pattern.05-03-2012
20120106104Keypad Assembly for a Portable Electronic Device - A friction device, keypad assembly and portable electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment, there is provided a keypad assembly for a portable electronic device, comprising: a keypad having a number of keys each having an actuator post attached to a back side thereof; a circuit board; a light guide located between the keypad and the circuit board, the light guide defining a number of holes which provide paths for respective actuator posts to travel through to contact respective electrical switches on the circuit board; and at least one friction device located in one of the holes of the light guide, the friction device providing a physical barrier limiting movement of the actuator post in a direction normal to a direction of actuation, the friction device applying friction to at least one side of the actuator post and resisting movement of the actuator post in the direction of actuation.05-03-2012
20120106103RADIO FREQUENCY ENERGY HARVESTING ENCLOSURE FOR RADIO FREQUENCY CONNECTED DEVICES - A Radio frequency energy harvester enclosure and protective enclosure for Radio Frequency connected devices that harvests and recycles some of the transmitted Radio Frequency energy for the activation of an application circuit, or to additionally charge a storage component.05-03-2012
20120195012METAL SHEET STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A first metal sheet and a second metal sheet are arranged opposite a printed circuit board including a second connector that fits into a first connector that is arranged at one end of a cable. A hole section through which the first connector passes is arranged in each of the first metal sheet and the second metal sheet. The first connector fits into the second connector by passing through each of the hole sections of the first metal sheet and the second metal sheet. The first metal sheet and the second metal sheet support a connector case of the first connector, thus improving the load bearing characteristics of the cable connection.08-02-2012
20080212294Radio control device, electrical actuator and home automation installation including such a device - This radio control device is used to control a motor for driving a mobile screen. This device comprises a printed circuit (09-04-2008
20100103632Housing case for electronic circuit board - In a housing case for housing an electronic circuit board, comprising a case body, a cover, a pedestal formed on the case body to support the board, a holder formed on the cover at a location to face the pedestal to hold the board from opposite side of the pedestal, a recess formed at the case body near the pedestal, and a convex formed on the cover at a position corresponding to the recess, it is configured such that the convex is inserted in and adhered to the recess to attach the cover to the case body. With this, it becomes possible to change the amount of adhesive member in accordance with the environment, etc., with the simple structure.04-29-2010
20100061067ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND PRINTED WIRING BOARD - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a printed wiring board including: a substrate including an edge and a fixing hole located adjacent to the edge, the fixing hole configured to receive a bolt; and a land formed in a vicinity of the fixing hole and extending in at least a first direction and a second direction, the first direction being a direction from the fixing hole toward a center of the substrate, the second direction being direction along the edge.03-11-2010
20100061066CIRCUIT BORAD SHIELD - A circuit board shield includes a cover, a plurality of connecting pins and a plurality of resilient conductive pins extended downwardly from the cover. The connecting pins are able to be twisted, and comprise hooks. The shield can be mounted to a circuit board without soldering.03-11-2010
20100061065ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board in the housing, a plurality of surface-mountable electronic components, and a reinforcing frame. The circuit board has a first surface and a second surface on a reverse side of the first surface. The surface-mountable electronic components, each having a surface on which bumps are arranged, are mounted on the first surface via the bumps. The reinforcing frame is arranged on the second surface such that it passes through portions corresponding to positions of bumps located at at least four corners of the bumps arranged on the surface of each of the surface-mountable electronic components mounted on the first surface.03-11-2010
20110267786ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT-MOUNTING ELECTRIC JUNCTION BOX - An electronic control unit-mounting electric junction box having a versatile structure configured to accommodate both external and built-in electronic control units. The junction box includes an external upper case that forms the mounting space of an electronic control unit by means of a recessed containing section opening to the outer surface of a case, and a built-in upper case that internally forms the mounting space of an electronic control unit by raising outward the bottom wall of the recessed containing section in the external upper case are standardized in a basic section with the position of the bottom wall excluded, and a lower case and a conducting path that are combined with the external upper case and the built-in upper case are standardized.11-03-2011
20110267785HINGE ASSEMBLY AND PORTALE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A hinge assembly includes an axle portion having first and second ends, a first hinged portion, a second hinged portion, and at least one conductive member. The first hinged portion is inserted into one end of the axle portion. The other end of the axle portion is received the second hinged portion. The conductive member is positioned between the axle portion and one of the first hinged portion and the second hinged portion.11-03-2011
20110199742AC ADAPTER - An AC adapter including an electronic device, a first circuit board on which the electronic device is mounted, a second circuit board separated from the first circuit board, a connector mounted on the second circuit board and electrically connected to the second circuit board, first and second metal wirings that electrically connect the first and the second circuit boards, and an insulation case installing the first circuit board, the electronic device, the second circuit board, and the connector therein and including a projecting part interposed between the first and second metal wirings.08-18-2011
20090097214Electronic chip embedded circuit board and method of manufacturing the same - Provided is a method of manufacturing a device-embedded circuit board. The method includes: preparing a first substrate with a first pattern portion comprising a conductive material; coupling, for example, an electronic chip to the first substrate; preparing a second substrate with a first through hole corresponding to a part of the first pattern portion, a housing portion for housing the electronic chip, and a first connection portion comprising a conductive material formed in the first through hole; preparing a third substrate with a second through hole corresponding to the first through hole and a second connection portion comprising a conductive material formed in the second through hole; aligning and coupling the first, second and third substrates so that the first pattern portion, the first connection portion and the second connection portion are electrically connected.04-16-2009
20080273312INTEGRATED CIRCUIT PACKAGE SYSTEM WITH INTERFERENCE-FIT FEATURE - An integrated circuit package system is provided including forming an integrated circuit die, forming an interference-fit feature in the integrated circuit die, fitting a support element within the interference-fit feature, connecting an external interconnect and the integrated circuit die, and encapsulating the integrated circuit die.11-06-2008
20080291646ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT WITH A CENTRAL ELASTIC ELEMENT - An electronic control unit presenting: a printed circuit board, which supports an electric circuit, a plurality of electric/electronic components electrically connected to the electric circuit, and at least one connector electrically connected to the electrical circuit; a housing, which accommodates therein the printed circuit board and comprises a base which inferiorly supports the printed circuit board and a lid which superiorly closes the base; and at least one pressing element, which is formed by elastically deformable material, is arranged in central position and is compressed between the lid and the printed circuit board for pressing with interference against the printed circuit board.11-27-2008
20080310130ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes: a circuit board that is disposed inside a case that is formed by coupling first and second case halves, the circuit board being interposed between first and second boss portions; first and second conductive members that are disposed between a gap formed between the first boss portion and the circuit board; a third conductive member that is disposed between the first boss portion and the first conductive member and between the first boss portion and the second conductive member to electrically connect the first conductive member to the second conductive member; and a measurement circuit that is electrically connected to a first wiring and a second wiring, which are respectively connected to the first conductive member and the second conductive member, and measures an electrical characteristic value of at least one of the first conductive member and the second conductive member.12-18-2008
20080291647PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a case, a circuit board in the case, an electronic component in the case. The electronic component includes a connection terminal and a portion facing a side surface of the circuit board. The portable electronic device also includes a terminal member for connecting the circuit board and the connection terminal of the electronic component.11-27-2008
20100265673PORTABLE ASSEMBLY HAVING A SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION MODULE - An electrical assembly comprises a housing having a frame portion. A substrate has a first side and a second side opposite the first side. A subscriber identification module is mounted to a first side of the substrate and has device terminals. A first connector portion is secured to the second side of the substrate and has connector terminals. A retainer is associated with an interior of the frame portion. The retainer retains at least one of the substrate and the first connector portion. Conductive (e.g., conductive vias or through-holes) in the substrate connect the connector terminals to the device terminals.10-21-2010
20110007483ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SATA EXTENSION BOARD THEREOF - An electronic device includes a chassis used to accommodate a serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) extension board. The SATA extension board includes a main body and a fixing element mounted on the main body to engage with an extended port of the chassis. The main body includes a signal interface, a power interface, a SATA signal connector connected to the signal interface, and a SATA power connector connected to the power interface. The SATA signal connector and the SATA power connector passes through the fixing element to expose out of the chassis. The SATA extension board only needs to be installed into the chassis once, the electronic device without external SATA interface originally can be connected and disconnected to the SATA device from outside the chassis many times, without having to disassemble and assemble the chassis each time.01-13-2011
20090097213Daisy chain optical interconnect - A daisy-chain optical interconnection technique provides connectivity among a plurality of circuit boards. A plurality of optical cables is connected between pairs of the circuit boards to form a ring. Optical connection matrices disposed on each circuit board accept the ends of the optical cables. The optical connection matrices include optical vias to connect selected ones of the optical paths between ends of the optical cables. Unselected ones of the optical paths are coupled to optical transmitters and optical receivers on each board.04-16-2009
20090091899Circuit Device - The present invention provides a circuit device in which warpage of a case member is prevented. The circuit device of the present invention includes: a circuit board having on an upper surface thereof a built-in hybrid integrated circuit constituted by a conductive pattern and a circuit element; a case member including four side wall parts forming a frame-like shape and being in contact with the circuit board so as to form on the upper surface of the circuit board a space in which the circuit element is sealed; and a lead being fixed to a pad composed of the conductive pattern and extending to the outside. The circuit device of the present invention is further provided with a supporting part arranged at a corner of the case member so as to make continuous inner walls of the respective side wall parts with each other.04-09-2009
20110205718VARIABLY CONFIGURABLE COMPUTER BUSES - Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to computer buses that can be used to distribute data between components of various computer systems. In one aspect, a computer bus includes multiple opto-electronic engines disposed within a housing and multiple flexible connectors. Each flexible connector extends through an opening in the housing and is coupled at a first end to an opto-electronic engine and at a second to an electronic device. The flexible connectors enable the bus to be placed in different orientations and positions in order to optimize space and connectivity requirements or limitations.08-25-2011
20100124032Pressure-Compensated Enclosure - A pressure compensating enclosure comprises a sealed enclosure having substantially rigid outer walls and an interior cavity adapted to receive components to be protected by the enclosure. The sealed enclosure has an aperture in one of its outer walls which is sealingly coupled to a hollow, elastic member disposed in the enclosure so as to be in fluid communication with the exterior of the enclosure. An incompressible fluid substantially fills the sealed enclosure, wherein in response to a change in temperature of the enclosure, the volume occupied by the incompressible fluid changes and the hollow elastic member deforms responsive to the change in volume of the incompressible fluid sufficient to pressure balance the enclosure.05-20-2010
20090161326POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS HAVING DC-DC CONVERTER MODULE MOUNTED ON INDIVIDUAL PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - This invention provides a power supply comprising a mother board, a first socket, and a DC-DC converter module. The mother board comprises a transformer operative for transforming an input power into a first AC output power and a filter operative for receiving the first AC output power and filtering the first AC output power into a first DC output power. The first socket is mounted on the mother board and electrically coupled to a circuitry of the mother board by way of at least one conductor terminal operative for providing the first DC output power. The DC-DC converter module mounted on a printed circuit board electrically coupled to the mother board comprises a DC-DC converter operative for receiving the first DC output power and converting the first DC output power into a second DC output power and a third DC output power and a second socket operative for providing the second DC output power and the third DC output power by means of a conductive path of the printed circuit board. There are several advantages including the reduction of the use of the conductive wires, the improvement of the efficiency of the power supply, the simplicity of the circuitry of the power supply, and the easy replacement of the broken component because the DC-DC converter module is mounted on an individual printed circuit board different from the mother board.06-25-2009
20100142164ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS COUPLED TO CIRCUIT BOARDS - The present invention can facilitate the coupling between electrical components and a circuit board after the circuit board is inserted into a housing of an electronic device. An electrical component can be integrated with a flexible circuit of another electrical component. The flexible circuit can be electrically and mechanically coupled to the circuit board after the circuit board is inserted into the housing. Alternatively, electrical contacts can be disposed on a body of the electrical component and a complementary set of electrical contacts can be disposed on the circuit board. When the circuit board is disposed within a receptacle of the electrical component, the electrical contacts on the electrical component are coupled directly to the electrical contacts on the circuit board.06-10-2010
20090161325CAPACITIVE USER-INTERFACE SWITCHES - An electronic device including a housing having an outer surface, at least one printed circuit board located within the housing and having at least one edge located in propinquity to at least one corresponding edge region of the outer surface, at least one capacitance sensor located at the at least one edge of the printed circuit board and being adapted to sense a change in capacitance at the at least one corresponding edge region resulting from engagement therewith by an object having predetermined capacitance characteristics and capacitance change responsive switching circuitry located within the housing and coupled to the at least one capacitance sensor for providing a desired switching function responsive to the engagement.06-25-2009
20120069535PORTABLE MULTIMEDIA PLAYER - The present disclosure relates to the field of players, and provides a portable multimedia player includes a housing; an integrated circuit module received in the housing for playing multimedia; a storage device interface electrically connected to the integrated circuit module, and configured to connect to an external storage device; and a male HDMI connector electrically connected to the integrated circuit module, configured to be connected to a female HDMI of an external display device. The multimedia function of the external display device is expanded by connecting the male HDMI 03-22-2012
20120069534ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The present invention improves the operability when opening and closing a cover. Since the cover is curved such that the front face is in a concave form, when opening a memory slot, part of the cover is lifted from a first casing by simply removing a screw from the first casing and the cover. The cover can be detached from the first casing by holding the lifted portion of the cover, and, thus, the memory slot can be opened easily without using the weight of the cover. Accordingly, it is possible to improve the operability when attaching a memory module to the memory slot or when detaching a memory module from the memory slot.03-22-2012
20120069533CASING FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A casing for an electronic device includes a casing body that is transparent at least in part and that defines at least one chamber, a receptacle to communicate fluidly with the chamber and containing at least one liquid body having a predetermined color, and a control module connected to the receptacle and being operable to permit flow of the liquid body from the receptacle to the chamber.03-22-2012
20120069532WATERPROOF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND ASSEMBLY METHOD THEREOF - Seal surfaces in three directions of a base and a cover are mutually fitted as a first seal part in combination of concave threads and convex threads, and sandwich three sides of a circuit board between an innermost peripheral part convex thread at the base side and an innermost peripheral part concave thread at the cover side. A connector member having a second seal part is fixed to one side of the circuit board, a concavo-convex seal surface between the base and the connector member is located on a low step surface, and the concave and convex threads on the seal surface of the connector member provided on the base pass the concave and convex threads of the seal surface in the three directions each other to be continuous.03-22-2012
20090141461Circuit board position structure - A positioning structure is applied to an electrode device, which includes a movable component and an elastic element. The movable component is moved towards the joining direction for the circuit board and a case to press the elastic element, so as to deform the elastic element. A stopper is against the circuit board to fix the circuit board. Once the being against stopper is released from the circuit board, the elastic element pushes the circuit board along a releasing direction, and thereby the circuit board being conveniently disassembled.06-04-2009
20090251870PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal is provided, which can be thinned as a whole and can reduce a dimension of a step between a first housing and a second housing.10-08-2009
20130120943ELECTRONIC CONTROLLER - Provided is an electronic controller which enables visual identification of a portion applied with a small amount of a sealing material, which has a high possibility of air leakage from an area in which a joint is to be established. The electronic controller includes: an electronic circuit board; and a casing including a cover (05-16-2013
20130120944Housing for an Electric Circuit for a Fuel Pump - A housing for an electronic circuit for a fuel pump includes a base and a cover which is connected to the base, a printed circuit board and, disposed on one side of the latter, electric and/or electronic components. Disposed on either side of the printed circuit board in each case is a cover in such a way that each component is arranged in a region covered by a cover.05-16-2013
20130215581BOARD-MOUNTED CIRCUIT BREAKERS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT ENCLOSURES - A board-mounted circuit breaker assembly for an electronic equipment enclosure includes a printed circuit board having a plurality of quick-connect terminals and a circuit breaker. The circuit breaker includes a housing and a plurality of quick-connect terminals that are at least partially recessed into a portion of the housing to reduce the overall “z”-height of the circuit breaker. The quick-connect terminals on the circuit breaker are adapted to mechanically and electrically connect to the quick-connect terminals on the printed circuit board.08-22-2013
20100157550MEMORY CARD AND MEMORY CARD MANUFACTURING METHOD - A memory card includes a first circuit board, a first semiconductor chip mounted to a top face of the first circuit board with a part of its under face confronting the first circuit board, a second circuit board of which a top face is bonded to a under face of the first circuit board, a second semiconductor chip mounted to the top face of the second circuit board with at least a part of the second semiconductor chip confronting a part of another part other than the part of the under face of the first semiconductor chip, and a cover disposed over the top face of the second circuit board for covering the first semiconductor chip, the first circuit board and the second semiconductor chip.06-24-2010
20110141705PRINTED WIRING BOARD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A printed wiring board supports an electronic component thereon. The printed wiring board includes an opening which is recessed from a surface of the printed wiring board. The opening has a dimension which houses the electronic component therein. A plurality of pads is disposed on a bottom surface of the opening. The plurality of pads has a skew arrangement in a grid pattern with respect to inner edges of the opening.06-16-2011
20110228495ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE USB PORTS - An electronic device includes a main body, a circuit board, a receiving space defined in one side of the main body, a plurality of USB ports and a driving module. The receiving space includes a plurality of sets of fixed contacts on a bottom thereof, and the fixed contacts are electrically connected to the circuit board in the main body. The plurality of USB ports are slidably received in the receiving space, and each USB port comprises a set of external contacts. The driving module is configured to push one of the USB ports to a first position, wherein the USB port is able to slide from the first position to a second position where the set of external contacts of the USB port engages one of the plurality of sets of fixed contacts, which electrically connects the one of the USB ports with the circuit board.09-22-2011
20110228494KEY BUTTON MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A key button mechanism and a portable electronic device using same are provided. The key button mechanism includes a key button and an elastic element integrally formed with the key button. The elastic element includes a main body and two elastic arms extending out, backward from the main body and located at two opposite ends of the main body respectively. The main body includes two resisting blocks protruding from one surface thereof away from the key button side and are located adjacent to the two opposite ends of the main body.09-22-2011
20090080167PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD SECURING STRUCTURE AND TUNER UNIT - In one embodiment of a printed circuit board securing structure and a tuner unit according to the present invention, a chassis comprises a chassis frame that surrounds the lateral faces of a printed circuit board and a shield plate that partitions the space within the chassis frame, and circuit board holding parts for holding the printed circuit board between the circuit board holding parts and the shield plate are disposed on inner wall faces of the chassis frame. The circuit board holding parts are configured to be able to secure the printed circuit board from both faces.03-26-2009
20110222250ELECTRICAL COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - An electrical component (09-15-2011
20090141462PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE06-04-2009
20090316371Plasma display module, display device including the same, and associated methods - A plasma display module, a display device, and associated methods, the plasma display module including a plasma display panel, and a chassis base including a main body, a first side, a second side, and at least one protrusion, wherein the plasma display panel is attached to the first side of the chassis base, the at least one protrusion extends from the second side of the chassis base, and the chassis base and the at least one protrusion are integrally formed.12-24-2009
20090257207PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH TWO-PIECE HOUSING - Portable electronic devices are provided. Each device may be formed from two parts. A first part may be provided with components such as a display, a touch screen, a cover glass, and a frame. A second part may be provided with a plastic housing, circuit boards containing electrical components, and a bezel. Engagement members may be connected to the first and second parts. The engagement members may be formed from metal clips with holes and springs with flexible spring prongs that mate with the holes in the clips. The metal clips may be welded to frame struts on the frame and the springs may be welded to the bezel. During assembly, the first part may be rotated into place within the second part. Retention clips attached to the frame may be used to secure the two parts together. Assembly instructions and associated connector numbers may be provided within the devices.10-15-2009
20120195010HOUSING STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A structure of a housing mounted with a lens unit is provided that is capable of withstanding internal pressure changes and ensures shock-resistance while being waterproof and thin. The housing structure includes a resin case, and a metal frame for preventing deformation of the resin case. A sliding groove with which the metal frame is engageable by being slid is formed in an inner section of the resin case.08-02-2012
20120195009Electronic Product Having a Double-PCB Sandwich Structure and a Method of Assembling the Same - An electronic product having a double-PCB sandwich structure includes a PCB assembly, and a casing having an open side. The electronic product is configured such that a protuberance is respectively formed on the inner sides of two side walls of the casing in the longitudinal direction, the PCB assembly comprises an electronic component, a base PCB and a main PCB, the length of the base PCB and the length of the main PCB in the longitudinal direction of the casing are substantially equal to each other and slightly smaller than the length of the casing so that the PCB assembly can be installed into the casing by mating with the protuberances.08-02-2012
20080259578ELECTRIC SUPPLYING CARD HOLDER - An electric supplying holder includes a first cover, a second cover, a flexible battery unit and a third cover. The second cover has at least one first contact point. The first cover is disposed at a first side of the second cover. The flexible battery unit has at least one conducting part and is placed between the first cover and the second cover. The first contact point is electrically connected with the conducting part. The third cover is disposed at a second side of the second cover, and a first accommodating space is formed between the second cover and the third cover.10-23-2008
20110228496Cable-Organizing Circuit Board and an Electronic Device Incorporating the Same - A cable-organizing circuit board includes a board body and a protruding hanger arm. The board body has a circuit-layout section and a non-circuit-layout section that are connected to each other. The protruding hanger arm is disposed at the non-circuit-layout section of the board body, and is adapted to be permit a segment of the transmission cable to pass thereunder. The segment of the transmission cable is disposed beneath a bottom surface of the protruding hanger arm, and remaining segments of the transmission cable are disposed above a top surface of the board body opposite to the bottom surface of the protruding hanger arm when the segment of the transmission cable passes under the protruding hanger arm.09-22-2011
20090129035Electronic control apparatus - In an electronic control apparatus, a connector mounted on a circuit board accommodated in a casing body constructed with top and bottom casings is partially exposed outside the casing body to be mated with an external connector. A sealant is interposed between the top and bottom casings, between the top casing and the connector, and between the bottom casing and the connector. A sealing part of at least one of the top and bottom casings has a substantially rectangular ring shape with rounded four corners. A sealing part of the connector faces two adjacent corners of the rectangular sealing part and one side of the rectangular sealing part directly connecting the two adjacent corners.05-21-2009
20100157553Portable Electronic Device - Provided is a portable electronic device wherein breakage due to stress concentration at a portion of a housing in a connecting part side is suppressed. A second housing 06-24-2010
20100157551SWITCH MODULE - A switch module comprising: a first body ; a first switching circuit contained within the first body; a first set of connector ports electrically coupled to the first switching circuit; a second body ; a second switching circuit contained within the second body; a second set of connector port electrically coupled to the second switching circuit; a plurality of first cables fixedly attached to and extending from the first body, each cable in the plurality of first cables having an USB connector plug; and a plurality of second cables fixedly attached to and extending from the second body, each cable in the plurality of second cables having a video connector plug; wherein the first switching circuit and the second switching circuit switch to connect each of the first set of connector ports to one of the plurality of first cables and the second set of connector port to one of the plurality of second cables, respectively.06-24-2010
20100002404DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display device includes a glass substrate having a display area and a peripheral area. A drive circuit component is mounted on the glass substrate by thermocompression bonding on the peripheral area, and a stress absorption region is provided within the glass substrate close to the circuit component so as to absorb stress produced by thermal deformation of the circuit component. A method of manufacturing the display device of the present invention includes a step of forming stress absorption region into the glass substrate so as to absorb the stress caused by thermocompression bonding of the the circuit component.01-07-2010
20100188827ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a wiring board, a main member to which the wiring board is fixed, a first component mounted rigidly on the wiring board and positioned with respect to the main member, and a second component mounted movably on the wiring board and positioned with respect to the main member, and a positioning portion provided on the wiring board to determine a position of the wiring board with respect to the main member, wherein a distance from the positioning portion to the first component is shorter than a distance from the positioning portion to the second component.07-29-2010
20100182758ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a housing and a circuit board contained in the housing. The housing includes a main wall, a side wall, a vertical wall, a first rib, and a second rib. The side wall is integrally formed with the main wall. The vertical wall is integrally formed with the main wall and faces to the side wall. The first rib is integrally formed with the side wall and the main wall. The first rib extends from the side wall toward the vertical wall. The first rib has a first end portion separated from the vertical wall. The second rib is integrally formed with the vertical wall and the main wall. The second rib extends from the vertical wall toward the side wall. The second rib has a second end portion separated from the side wall. The second rib faces to the first end.07-22-2010
20100182757Housing for in-vehicle electronic control unit - A box-shaped housing of an in-vehicle electronic control unit that controls an occupant crash protection system is installed to an installation surface of a vehicle and includes an opening end that defines an opening in an imaginary plane, a ceiling wall, and a peripheral wall. The housing receives a planar control circuit board of the control unit through the opening end toward the ceiling wall and securely holds the circuit board at the peripheral wall such that a plane of the circuit board is parallel to the imaginary plane. The peripheral wall includes an opening side wall section located adjacent to the opening end, and a ceiling side wall section having a thickness larger than a thickness of the opening side wall section.07-22-2010
20100182756IC card - An IC card includes a frame of a rectangular border-shape, a printed circuit board, and one pair of shells. The printed circuit board is disposed on an interior portion of the frame and equips an electronic component. The one pair of shells cover the area surrounded by the frame with both faces of the shells, and constitute an outer shell of the IC card. One of the shells has a plurality of intermittent bent pieces on a periphery thereof. The bent pieces face an edge portion of the frame. The bent pieces establish one pair of hook pieces which protrude from a plate thickness surface (a flat side) on a front end portion thereof. Ultrasonic vibration is applied to a front end portion of the bent pieces while an edge portion of the frame is subjected to pressure, joining the bent pieces to the frame.07-22-2010
20110235288ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND HARD DISK DRIVE - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a case, a printed circuit board contained in the case and having a through-hole, and a fixing member including a shaft portion inserted in the through-hole and a head portion located at one end of the shaft portion. The electronic apparatus also includes copper foil provided on the printed circuit board, and a cover film including an opening portion configured to expose part of the copper foil. The opening portion is located at a position which is to be covered with the head portion, and the cover film covers the copper foil at positions other than the position where the opening portion is located. The electronic apparatus further includes a conductive material provided on the copper foil inside the opening portion and configured to electrically connect the head portion and the copper foil to each other.09-29-2011
20120195011MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE HAVING FREQUENCY SELECTIVE GROUNDING AND RELATED METHOD - A mobile wireless communications device includes a portable housing having a metallic front housing forming a peripheral sidewall as a metallic ring. A circuit board is carried by the portable housing and forms a chassis ground plane. A wireless communications circuit is carried by a circuit board. An antenna circuit is carried by a circuit board and connected to the wireless communications circuit. A frequency selective grounding circuit is positioned at a selected grounding location at the chassis ground plane and metallic front housing and forms a harmonic trap that responds to a specific range of frequencies.08-02-2012
20100020511STIFFENING SUPPORT FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT ASSEMBLIES - A packaging assembly includes a printed circuit assembly coupled to a stiffening device, which may take the form of a custom-shaped stiffening member or take the form of a support member having spokes attached to a rim. The printed circuit assembly includes a printed circuit board with a number of electrical components extending from a surface of the board. The stiffening member or the support member includes openings that receive the electrical components while providing additional stiffness to the board.01-28-2010
20100020512CRASH-HARDENED MEMORY DEVICE AND METHOD OF CREATING THE SAME - A crash-hardened memory device in which only a single electronic component, such as a memory chip, mounted on a small printed circuit board (PCB), is protected against an impact. The portion of the PCB containing the electronic component is wrapped in fire-retardant material. The wrapped PCB assembly is placed in a rigid, hardened enclosure which provides an environmental seal for the portion of the PCB containing the electronic component. A portion of the PCB extends outside of the enclosure to allow electrical connections to be made to the electronic component contained inside. A score line is created on the PCB to create an acceptable shear point between the internal and external portions of the PCB in the event of a crash. Threaded fasteners extend through and beyond both enclosure halves to provide a means for mounting the crash-hardened memory device on an external surface.01-28-2010
20100177489SUBSTRATE FOR HIGH FREQUENCY AND PACKAGE USING THIS SUBSTRATE - A substrate for high frequency includes: a dielectric substrate; a transmission line which is formed on a front surface of the dielectric substrate and includes land portions opposite to each other with a gap therebetween; a grounded conductor which is formed on a rear surface of the dielectric substrate and includes an opening portion in a region corresponding to the land portions; and a metal substrate on which the dielectric substrate is disposed in a state where the grounded conductor is in contact with the metal substrate, and also, a through hole is formed at a portion corresponding to the opening portion.07-15-2010
20130215582CONTROL DEVICE ASSEMBLY - The invention relates to a control device assembly, in particular for a motor vehicle, comprising a printed circuit board that receives the control device electronics. At least one discretely formed frame element is supported on a populated face of the printed circuit board, enclosing at least one electronic component. A seal sits against an outer circumferential surface of the frame element, said seal surrounding the circumferential surface, and the seal is pressed against the printed circuit board by a housing element in order to form an electronic chamber that is sealed in a media-tight manner.08-22-2013
20100226104ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLY AND OUTDOOR UNIT OF AIR CONDITIONER DISPOSED WITH THE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLY - An electrical equipment assembly includes a control board and a frame. The control board is disposed lengthwise inside a casing, and various types of electrical parts are mounted on the control board. The frame is a member that holds the control board. Slits that drain water that is present between the frame and the control board are formed in a lower portion of the frame. Water guide paths that guide the water to the slits are formed in a surface of the frame that faces a board surface of the control board.09-09-2010
20100157552INPUT/OUTPUT SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR USE WITH SUPERCONDUCTING DEVICES - Systems and devices for providing differential input/output communication with a superconducting device are described. Each differential I/O communication is electrically filtered using a respective tubular filter structure incorporating superconducting lumped element devices and high frequency dissipation by metal powder epoxy. A plurality of such tubular filter structures is arranged in a cryogenic, multi-tiered assembly further including structural/thermalization supports and a device sample holder assembly for securing a device sample, for example a superconducting quantum processor. The interface between the cryogenic tubular filter assembly and room temperature electronics is achieved using hermetically sealed vacuum feed-through structures designed to receive flexible printed circuit board cable.06-24-2010
20100226105THIN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a housing, a display, and a printed circuit board. The housing receives the display unit and the printed circuit board. The printed circuit board surrounds a periphery of the display unit. The electronic device has a thin thickness.09-09-2010
20100254101ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MOUNTING STRUCTURE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic component mounting structure includes: a casing provided with an accommodating portion, an insertion opening formed at outside of the accommodating portion, and a threaded hole to which a screw is fastened; an electronic component including a contact terminal having elasticity; a printed circuit board having a conductor layer electrically connectable to the contact terminal; and a fixing plate provided with a fitting portion configured to fit into the insertion opening, and a screw insertion hole through which the screw is inserted, and configured to fix the printed circuit board. In the accommodating portion, the fixing plate is disposed on the printed circuit board, and the printed circuit board is disposed on the electronic component. The fixing plate is fixed to the casing by the screw inserted through the screw insertion hole in a state where the fitting portion is fitted into the insertion opening.10-07-2010
20100232122MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SIDE BUTTON MODULE - A mobile electronic device is provided. The mobile electronic device includes a case having a sidewall; a circuit board mounted in the case, and a side button module attached to the case sidewall. The circuit board includes a switch disposed thereon. The side button module includes a positioning member secured to the case sidewall and a button secured to the positioning member. The button includes a base and an actuating protrusion protruding from the base. The base abuts the positioning member. The actuating protrusion extends through the positioning member and is configured to trigger the switch on the circuit board when actuated. The positioning member is sandwiched between the base and the actuating protrusion.09-16-2010
20110058345CONNECTION TERMINAL AND AC ADAPTER - A connection terminal includes a frame body including first and second support parts positioned to face each other; and a third support part having first and second ends connected to an end of the first support part and an end of the second support part, respectively; first elastic contact pieces provided on the first support part on a first side from which a terminal is to be inserted and having respective first contact parts configured to contact a peripheral surface of the terminal; second elastic contact pieces provided on the second support part on the first side and having respective second contact parts configured to contact the peripheral surface of the terminal and positioned to face the first contact parts; and a third elastic contact piece provided on the frame body on a second side opposite to the first side and configured to contact an end portion of the terminal.03-10-2011
20100254102Electronic Apparatus - In order to provide an electronic apparatus capable of smooth operation of a press button, an electronic apparatus includes: an outer panel having a hole in which a press button is fitted and a circuit board placed on a back side of the outer panel; a stopper restricted from moving in the thickness direction of the outer panel is formed between the press button and the circuit board; the stopper is brought into contact with the flange portion formed on an edge of the press button when the press button has moved in the thickness direction of the outer panel.10-07-2010
20100254100Hot Swappable Computer Card Carrier - Embodiments are described including a device comprising a carrier frame. The device includes a first connector on a first side of the carrier frame, and the first connector connects to a host system when the carrier frame is inserted into the host system. The device includes a second connector on a second side of the carrier frame, where the second side of the carrier frame is perpendicular to the first side. The second connector electrically couples to the first connector and connects to an input/output (I/O) adapter card inserted into a third side of the carrier frame, where the third side perpendicular to the first side. Consequently, the device has a flat structure that receives an adapter card and reorients the electrical connection of the adapter card. The device includes external visual status indicators and a switch for hot-swapping of the adapter card carrier in a running host system.10-07-2010
20100142162SWITCH DEVICE - A switch device for vehicle outer mirror includes a control board that mounts a control element for electrically controlling an outer mirror driver portion, a driver board that is separated from the control board and mounts a drive element for driving the outer mirror driver portion based on a control signal from the control board, and a housing for housing therein the control board and the driver board that are electrically connected by a coupling means.06-10-2010
20110235287POWER SUPPLY - A power supply consists of a main body including a base and a cover. The base defines a cavity and a through hole communicating the cavity with the exterior. The cover covers the cavity. The circuit board is received in the base. The connector includes a connector body, a conductive pad, and a conductive fastener. The connector body is disposed within the cavity. The conductive pad is fixed to the connector body, connected to the circuit board, and defines a threaded hole. The conductive fastener is received in the threaded hole. The cable goes through and is connected to the conductive fastener.09-29-2011
20100053911Extruded Housing for Hand-Held Device with a cap for covering two or more adjacent sides - A housing for a hand-held electronic device is provided. The housing includes an extruded element having a length and a profile, the length corresponding to a distance that the extruded element extends in the direction of extrusion, and the profile corresponding to a cross-section of the element, which is perpendicular to the direction of extrusion. The profile of the extruded element has a major axis which extends a distance in a first direction and a minor axis which extends a distance in a second direction which is substantially perpendicular to the first direction. The amount of the distance that the profile extends in the direction of the major axis is greater than the amount of the distance that the profile extends in the direction of the minor axis. The length of the extruded element in the direction of extrusion is less than the amount of the distance that the profile extends in the direction of the major axis.03-04-2010
20090213559CHASSIS STRUCTURE WITH INTERFACE CARD BRACKET - A chassis structure with interface card bracket is described, which uses a bracket to assemble an interface card in an accommodation space within a chassis. The bracket includes a carrying member and an operating member that are pivoted to each other, and the interface card is fixed on the carrying member. The chassis includes a guide portion disposed therein. As the bracket moves into the accommodation space, the carrying member and the operating member are pivoted with respect to each other upon being guided by the guide portion to form an appropriate included angle there-between, so as to avoid barriers around the accommodation space, thereby assembling the interface card into the accommodation space successfully.08-27-2009
20100290201ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - To provide an improved solderability for mounting an electronic component onto a circuit board, a package of an electronic component (11-18-2010
20080266819MOUNTING SUPPORT FOR A FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND RETAINING APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - An exemplary mounting support for a flexible printed circuit board is provided. The flexible printed circuit board has a side surface and at least one electronic component mounted on the side surface. The mounting support includes a first surface for contacting with the side surface of the flexible printed circuit board and a second surface on an opposite side of the mounting support to the first surface. The mounting support has at least one first recess defined in the first surface for receiving the at least one electronic component therein and at least one through-hole defined through the first surface and the second surface. The mounting support has at least one second recess defined in the second surface. The mounting support can fix a double surface mounted flexible printed circuit board flatly, thereby enhancing laser processing precision.10-30-2008
20130135831TOUCH MODULE - A touch module includes a touch element, a shell body and a decoration film. The shell body defines a curved touch area. The curved touch area is figured to touch the touch element. The touch element covers the curved touch area. The decoration film is an outer layer of the touch module. The shell body, the touch element and the decoration film are incorporated into an integrated structure.05-30-2013
20130135832EXPLOSION PROTECTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY - An explosion protected circuit board assembly that includes a circuit board having a carrier plate with conductive strips and at least one electrical component thereon. The circuit board assembly includes a housing part that defines a hollow space encasing the electronic component in intrinsically safe fashion while preventing flame transmission from the electrical component to the outside environment. In an alternative embodiment, housing parts defining hollow electrical component receiving spaces are mounted on opposite sides of the circuit board, with the components being electrically interconnected.05-30-2013
20130135833Circuit Board Assembly, Electronic Device Having the Same, and Lifting and Lowering Apparatus Thereof - A circuit board assembly is provided. The circuit board assembly includes: a first circuit board; a second circuit board; a bracket for supporting the second circuit board; and an interconnect apparatus for a connection and a disconnection of the first circuit board and the second circuit board, wherein the interconnect apparatus includes a first connector disposed on the first circuit board and a second connector disposed on the second circuit board (one is a male connector and the other is a female connector). The circuit board assembly includes a lifting and lowering apparatus for vertically lifting or lowering the bracket so that after the connection the second connector is vertically disconnected from the first connector and after the disconnection the second connector is vertically connected to the first connector. An electronic device having the circuit board assembly is further provided.05-30-2013
20090080166HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A MULTI-DIRECTIONAL KEY UNIT - A handheld electronic device includes: a housing which has complementary first and second housing parts, and one corner formed with a key access hole; a screen mounted to the housing; and a multi-directional key unit which includes a circuit board mounted in the housing, a micro stick switch mounted on the circuit board and connected electrically thereto, and an operating control key coupled to the micro stick switch and disposed in the key access hole. The operating control key has outer dimensions smaller than dimensions of the key access hole so as to permit movement of the operating control key in multiple directions in the key access hole.03-26-2009
20100321906ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus is provided with a housing and a communication module mounted in the housing. The communication module includes an element section and a ground section, and is arranged so that the element section is opposed to an inner surface of the housing to enable the communication module to communicate with another communication module opposed thereto from outside the housing. The housing is provided with a holder section which contains the communication module. The holder section includes a conductive section which surrounds a periphery of the communication module in all directions except a direction from the element section toward the inner surface of the housing.12-23-2010
20100321905CARD STRUCTURE, SOCKET STRUCTURE, AND ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE THEREOF - A card structure includes a first element and a second element. The first element includes a first peripheral portion and a plurality of first contact points exposed by the first peripheral portion. The second element includes a second peripheral portion and a plurality of second contact points corresponding to the first contact points of the first element and exposed by the second peripheral portion. When the first and second elements are joined with each other, the first peripheral portion of the first element and the second peripheral portion of the second element are adjacent to each other, to juxtapose the first contact points of the first element and the second contact points of the second element to each other. The juxtaposed first and second contact points of the first and second elements are coupled to each other by a welding portion.12-23-2010
20110026230ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a printed wiring board accommodated in the housing, and a circuit component electrically connected to the printed wiring board, the circuit component including an outer peripheral surface. The printed wiring board includes an outer peripheral edge, at least a pair of edge portions extending in mutually crossing directions, the pair of edge portions being opposed to the outer peripheral surface of the circuit component and being located inside the outer peripheral edge, and a projection portion located between the pair of edge portions and projecting toward the circuit component.02-03-2011
20110026229ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING CUSHIONING MEMBER - An electronic device includes a casing, a circuit board and a cushioning member. The circuit board is disposed within the casing. The cushioning member is disposed within the casing and includes a sustaining element and a supporting element. The sustaining element is supported by the supporting element and disposed on the circuit board. When the casing is subject to an impact, the sustaining element is sustained against the casing to prevent from fracture of the casing.02-03-2011
20090034214Circuit board and manufacturing method thereof - A circuit board is provided, comprising a substrate, a first conductive layer, at least one through hole, a protection layer, a plurality of contacts and a fixing element. The first conductive layer is formed on the substrate. The through hole is formed on the substrate and the first conductive layer. The protection layer is formed on the first conductive layer, wherein the protection layer comprises a plurality of hollow portions, the hollow portions surround the through hole, and the first conductive layer is exposed in the hollow portions. The contacts are disposed in the hollow portions, wherein the contacts are protruding from a surface of the protection layer. The fixing element is fixed in the through hole, wherein the fixing element contacts the contacts.02-05-2009
20120033391IMAGE PROCESSING BOARD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - An image processing board and a display apparatus having the same are provided. The image processing board includes a substrate, common input terminals installed on the substrate, and an additional input terminal selectively installed on the substrate. The additional input terminal is selectively installed on the substrate according to a type of display apparatus, and thus the image processing board may be used in various types of display apparatuses.02-09-2012
20120033390DEVICE HAVING ANTI-DEMOLITION FUNCTIONS - A device having anti-demolition functions includes a housing and an electronic apparatus. The housing includes a first cover and a second cover. The first cover has a first connection part disposed thereon. The electronic apparatus is disposed in the housing and is fixed on the second cover. The electronic apparatus includes a first block, a second block and a join part. The second block has a second connection part disposed thereon, wherein second connection part fastens first connection part when first cover is engaged with second cover. The join part connects first block and second block, and has at least one circuit wire passing there through, wherein when the first cover and the second cover are separated from each other, the join part is separated from at least one of the first block and the second block, such that the at least one circuit wire forms an open circuited status.02-09-2012
20100142163CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH THE SAME - A circuit board is fixed to a housing including a boss-like fixing part by being fastened by a fixing tool. The circuit board includes a printed portion formed in a region that the circuit board contacts with the housing. The printed portion includes a lattice printed portion formed by silk screening on a periphery of a fixing hole through which the fixing tool is inserted, and a ring printed portion formed by silk screening on a periphery of the lattice printed portion. The lattice printed portion includes a non-printed region, and the ring printed portion includes no non-printed region.06-10-2010
20130155633POWER SUPPLY MODULE OF LINEAR ACTUATOR AND CONVERSION ASSEMBLY THEREOF - In a power supply module of a linear actuator and a conversion assembly thereof, the power supply module includes a casing (06-20-2013
20110242775Inductors Occupying Space Above Circuit Board Components - Methods of making an assembly are disclosed. The assembly may include a circuit board with a top surface and a circuit component mounted on the top surface of the circuit board. The method may include positioning an inductor coil above the circuit component and the top surface of the circuit board and encapsulating the inductor coil, the circuit component and at least part of the top surface of the circuit board in a magnetic material. Assemblies according to such methods are also disclosed.10-06-2011
20110242774POWER SUPPLY DEVICE AND POWER SUPPLY MODULE - A power supply device including a casing and a power supply module is provided. The casing has an opening. The power supply module includes a frame, a pin base, a plurality of pins and a printed circuit board. The frame is detachably disposed in the casing. The pin base is fixed at the frame and is exposed by the opening. The pins are fixed at the pin base, and first ends of the pins are exposed in the opening. The printed circuit board is disposed in the casing and is electrically connected to second ends of the pins.10-06-2011
20110075384COMPONENT MOUNTING STRUCTURES FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - Sensitive electronic components can be mounted on a printed circuit board within an electronic device. To isolate a sensitive component from stresses that may arise during an unintended impact event, the electronic component can be isolated using a groove in the printed circuit board. The electronic component may be mounted to a component mounting region using solder balls. The component mounting region may be surrounded on some or all sides by the groove. Flex circuit structures that bridge the groove or a portion of the rigid printed circuit board may be used to hold the component mounting region in place. The flex circuit structures may be provided in the form of separate structures or may be provided as an integral portion of the printed circuit board.03-31-2011
20110075386ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, BOARD UNIT, AND INFORMATION-PROCESSING DEVICE - An electronic component includes: an electronic component body; and a lead secured to the electric component and including a projection portion defined by first and second inclined portions facing each other. The solder wettability of the first inclined portion is smaller than the solder wettability of the second inclined portion.03-31-2011
20090086447ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A method of making an electronic circuit device includes preparing an electronic element having at least one projection, mounting the electronic element on only a first side of a circuit board in such a manner that the projection is substantially held in point contact with the first side of the circuit board to form a gap between the circuit board and the electronic element, placing the circuit board in a mold cavity in such a manner that a second side of the circuit board is held in close contact with an inner surface of the cavity. The method further includes encapsulating the circuit board in a casing by filling the cavity with a resin material so that the gap is filled with the resin material.04-02-2009
20090086446ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A method of making an electronic circuit device includes placing a circuit board in a cavity of a mold such that one side of the circuit board is held in close contact with an inner surface of the cavity, and encapsulating the circuit board in a casing by filling the cavity with a resin material. The one side of the circuit board is exposed to one side of an outer surface of the casing to define part of the one side of the outer surface of the casing. The method further includes thinning the casing by machining the entire one side of the outer surface of the casing.04-02-2009
20090086445ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A method of making an electronic circuit device includes expelling air from a gap between a circuit board and an electronic element mounted on only a first side of the circuit board by filling the gap with a filling member, placing the circuit board in a mold cavity such that a second side of the circuit board is held in close contact with an inner surface of the cavity. The method further includes encapsulating the circuit board with a resin material by injecting the resin material into the cavity.04-02-2009
20110085308COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND MOTHERBOARD THEREOF - A motherboard of a communication device includes a baseboard, an antenna, a wireless communication module, a first connecting component, a second connecting component, and a main microstrip line. The base board includes a circuit area provided with the wireless communication module and the first connecting component, an antenna area provided with the antenna, and a protecting area disposed between the circuit area and the antenna area to separate the circuit area and the antenna area from each other. The antenna includes a feed-in end for signal feed-in. The second connecting component is disposed at the wireless communication module, and is separably connected to the first connecting component. The main microstrip line is disposed on the base board, and electrically connects the first connecting component and the feed-in end. The main microstrip line is electrically connected to the wireless communication module through the first and second connecting components.04-14-2011
20090244861SERVER ENCLOSURE WITH TRANSFER CARD MODULE - The invention relates to a server enclosure with a transfer card module with a chassis having a side, a mounting bracket attached to the side of the chassis, and a transfer card secured to the mounting bracket. The mounting bracket includes a first sidewall and an opposite second sidewall. A first receiving slot is defined between the first sidewall and the second sidewall. The transfer card includes a printed circuit board. A first connector and a second connector are disposed on one side of the printed circuit board. The first connector is located between the printed circuit board and the first sidewall of the mounting bracket. The second connector is proximate to the mounting bracket and aligned with the first receiving slot of the mounting bracket.10-01-2009
20100039780Electronic Device for a Vehicle Having a Printed Circuit B - The invention relates to an electronic device for a vehicle having a printed circuit board (02-18-2010
20100053914Card unit, device unit, card attaching/detaching method and electronic apparatus - A card unit on which a card attached to a connector and detached from it is loaded has a frame, which is loaded with the card and is expanded and contracted, and an attaching/detaching mechanism which attaches the card to the connector and detaches the card from the connector by expanding and contracting the frame. The attaching/detaching mechanism has a rotatable attaching/detaching lever which makes the frame expand and contract by its rotational operation. Maintaining part (maintaining surface parts) is provided, and the frame is maintained at a position, at which the card is disengaged from the connector, by the maintaining part.03-04-2010
20100039781CONNECTING BOX FOR A SOLAR PANEL - A connecting box for connecting to a solar panel includes a housing and a terminal assembly. The housing has an opening for introducing an electrical connecting element of the solar panel. The terminal assembly is disposed in the housing, which includes a first terminal having a first contact portion for contacting and applying an elastic force to the electrical connecting element and a first releasing portion extending from the first contact portion. The first releasing portion is non-obstructedly arranged in the housing to be operable to release the elastic force without assistance of any tools when the solar panel is inserted into or extracted from the connecting box.02-18-2010
20100046179Electronic Device - An electronic device having an integral feeling between a display and an operating member is provided. A mobile phone 02-25-2010
20100046178FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - The invention is related to a flat panel display, comprising a panel, a first frame body and a second frame body. The first frame body has a U-shaped fastening member with at least an opening on one sidewall thereof. The second frame body is concaved a first recess corresponding to the U-shaped fastening member. The first recess has at least a protrusion on one sidewall thereof and the protrusion corresponds to the opening. Therefore, when the protrusion is pressed into the opening and then the U-shaped fastening member is wedged in the first recess, the first frame body and the second frame body are fixed together and thus the panel between the first frame body and the second frame body can be fastened tightly without using fastening bolts and soldering art.02-25-2010
20100046180SELF-POWERED PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A self-powered portable electronic device includes a main body, a cover slidably assembled on the main body, a sliding part secured on the cover, and a power generating device. The power generating device includes a rack secured on the sliding part, a power generating module assembled on the main body, and a gear engaging the rack and assembled on the power generating module. The cover slides the rack relative to the main body, and the gear is rotated by the rack and drives the power generating module to generate operating power.02-25-2010
20120243188FLAT DISPLAY DEVICE - An embodiment of the present disclosure provides a flat display device, and the flat display device comprises a display panel and a supporting base connected with the display panel, and the supporting base is provided with a driving circuit board for driving the display panel to display.09-27-2012
20110249412KEY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A key device includes: a chassis which has an opening divided by one of a vertical rib and a horizontal rib; a plurality of keys which are arranged along the opening; and a substrate which is housed in the chassis, wherein the rib is engaged with the substrate.10-13-2011
20100321904BOARD CONNECTING BRACKET AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT HAVING THE SAME - A board connection bracket and an electronic instrument having the same are provided. The electronic instrument includes an electronic instrument body which includes a plurality of board fixing parts on a surface; a printed circuit board which is mounted on the surface of the electronic instrument body; and a board connection bracket which connects the printed circuit board to one of the board fixing parts to fix the printed circuit board to the electronic instrument body.12-23-2010
20100053912DISPLAY APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a display apparatus includes a housing, a display panel contained in the housing, a longitudinal frame extending vertically along a back surface of the display panel and secured to the display panel, a circuit board electrically connected to the display panel, and a chassis member on which the circuit board is mounted. The chassis member is a plate-like member of a size greater than or equal to that of the circuit board, arranged between the longitudinal frame and an horizontal edge part of the display panel, supported by the longitudinal frame to be opposed to the back surface of the display panel, and provided with a stud pin to which the circuit board is secured.03-04-2010
20100053913MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND CARD SOCKET THEREOF - The invention discloses a card socket comprising a base, a first resilient member, a holder, a second resilient member and a driving rod. The base comprises a bottom surface and a side wall with a block portion. The first resilient member is disposed on the bottom surface. The holder is pivotally connected to the base and compresses the first resilient member. The holder comprises an accommodating space, and a card member is removably accommodated in the accommodating space. The second resilient member and the driving rod are also disposed in the accommodating space. The driving rod comprises a hook and a recess. The hook is against the second resilient member and is capable of driving the card member to move. The block portion restrains the driving rod on the base. Furthermore, the restriction between the driving rod and the block portion can be removed through the recess.03-04-2010
20110176282FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE AND COMMON MODE FILTER USED THEREFOR - There is provided a flat panel display device, including: a display panel; a printed circuit board on which a circuit component driving the display panel is mounted; a common mode filter mounted on the printed circuit board and including coils wound in parallel with the printed circuit board; and a cover protecting the display panel and the printed circuit board.07-21-2011
20110085307ENCLOSURE FOR A VEHICLE - An enclosure is provided for a vehicle. The enclosure comprises (a) a housing and (b) a cover for the housing. At least one of the housing and the cover includes a mounting portion for attaching the at least one of the housing and the cover to a vehicle and a compliant portion connected to the mounting portion. The compliant portion is plastically deformable.04-14-2011
20090027862Add-in card fastener - An add-in card fastener is provided. The fastener includes a base, a pressing part, a latch and a supporting part. The base is fixed on an inner surface of a computer case. The pressing part is pivotally connected to the base. The pressing part has a pin located on a first surface of the pressing part to press an add-in card on a motherboard. The supporting part is connected to the base. The latch is located on one side of the supporting part and presses a second surface of the pressing part when the pressing part presses the add-in card. The second surface of the pressing part is opposite the first surface of the pressing part.01-29-2009
20120120620WATERPROOF ELEMENT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE WATERPROOF ELEMENT - An electronic device includes a housing unit having an accommodating portion, and first and second openings communicating with the accommodating portion. A waterproof element is made of a resilient material, and includes a main body that is disposed on the accommodating portion and that has a top face, and a side face extending upwardly from the top face. The electronic component module includes a circuit board and an electronic component. The circuit board has a board bottom face disposed on and abutting against the top face of the main body and covering the second opening, and a board edge abutting against the side face of the main body. An electronic component is attached to the circuit board, extends through the main body of the waterproof element, is disposed inside the accommodating portion, and faces the first opening.05-17-2012
20120147572ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING DUST BLOCKING PORTION - An exemplary electronic device includes a casing with a through hole defined in the casing, a printed circuit board received in the casing, a slide bar received in the casing, a cover board pivotally fixed on the casing and having a hook extending though the through hole and detachably hooking in the slide bar, and a blocking portion located between the through hole of the casing and the printed circuit board.06-14-2012
20110255254REMOTE MONITORING AND CONTROL APPARATUS - To provide a remote monitoring and control apparatus that ensures safety while an operator works on the apparatus. A remote monitoring and control apparatus includes a communication module, a control circuit, and an interface circuit. The interface circuit includes terminal blocks, a jumper switch for changing settings, and heat generating components. The interface circuit is mounted on a circuit board housed in a first enclosure. The first enclosure includes an enclosure body having an opening, and a lid. The terminal blocks and the jumper switch are mounted so as to be exposed in the opening of the enclosure body, and the heat generating components are mounted so as to be hidden from the opening of the enclosure body.10-20-2011
20110002106Miniature Waterproof Electronic Device Enclosure - Embodiments of an electronic device apparatus are disclosed. One apparatus includes a housing structure having an inner surface and an outer surface. A plurality of electrical feed-throughs extend through the housing structure from the outer surface to the inner surface. Each of the feed-throughs includes an outer surface cross-section and an inner surface cross-section and a pass through cross-section. The pass through cross-section of the feed-through is located at a portion of the feed-through that extends through the housing structure. The outer surface cross-section is located where the feed-through is exposed on the outer surface, and the inner surface cross-section located where the feed-through is exposed on the inner surface. The feed-through cross-section is less than the outer surface cross-section and the inner surface cross-section.01-06-2011
20090016034Control Device and Method for Producing a Control Device - A control device has a base plate, a cover plate coupled to the base plate, a cavity formed between the base plate and the cover plate, a circuit carrier disposed in the cavity, and a conducting track carrier electrically coupled to the circuit carrier. The base plate has a continuous recess that is configured and arranged for feeding a casting compound into the cavity between the base plate and the cover plate. The casting compound is embodied to at least partly enclose the circuit carrier and/or the conducting track carrier in a vibration-damping manner.01-15-2009
20100265675HOUSING CASE FOR HOUSING ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT BOARD, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A housing case housing an electronic circuit board, includes: a lower case portion which internally houses a circuit board for mounting electronic components; and an upper case portion which is externally fitted to the lower case portion to form a box-like member. Each of the lower case portion and the upper case portion includes a planar portion, and sidewall portions which stand from the peripheral edge of the planar portion. The planar portion and the sidewall portions are formed by using a plate-like member made of a metal material. Engaging projections which are outwardly projected are disposed on the sidewall portions of the lower case portion. Engaging holes which are passed through the sidewall portions of the upper case portion are disposed in the sidewall portions, in positions corresponding to the engaging projections of the lower case portion. The upper case portion is externally fitted to the lower case portion, and the engaging projections are engaged with the engaging holes, whereby the lower case portion and the upper case portion are fixed to each other.10-21-2010
20100110644ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - An electronic component for an integrated mechatronic system has at least two housing parts with at least one housing base, a housing cover, and an electrical connection between the components disposed in the interior of the housing and components located outside the housing. The electrical connection is fixed on the housing base. The housing cover is glued directly to the electrical connection and/or the housing base and, in this manner, enables lasting hermetically sealed protection for the sensitive electronic components.05-06-2010
20110249414SYSTEM FOR PLACING ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN A RESTRICTED SPACE OF A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - A system for placing electronic devices in restricted spaces of a printed circuit board. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are systems comprising a printed circuit board that comprises at least one conductive layer and at least one insulative layer (an outer surface of the printed circuit board defines a first plane), a void within the printed circuit board (the void defines an aperture through the outer surface, the void has at least one side wall at least partially defined by the insulative layer, and the void has a bottom that defines a second plane substantially parallel to the first plane), a first electronic device coupled to the printed circuit board within the void, and a second electronic device coupled to the outer surface, the second electronic device at least partially occludes the aperture.10-13-2011
20110249411Circuit Module and Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, a circuit module is provided. The circuit module includes: a circuit board provided with a mounting region on which a heating element is mounted; a reinforcing portion which is attached to the circuit board and reinforces the mounting region; and four fixing portions which fixes the reinforcing portion and the circuit board. The reinforcing portion includes four beam portions connecting the four fixing portions like a frame. The four beam portions include two first-beam portions extending along a surface of the circuit board, and two second-beam portions floated up from the circuit board.10-13-2011
20110157847SURFACE CONTACT CARD HOLDER FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A holder for a surface contact card includes a first housing, a second housing, and a tray. The first housing defines a receiving hole. The second housing includes a cover portion. A tray is configured for carrying a surface contact card therein. The cover portion covers one part of the tray. The tray slidably engages in the receiving hole allowing insertion and removal of the surface contact card from inside the first housing and the second housing.06-30-2011
20120033392Modular Junction Box for a Photovoltaic Module - A junction box for electrically connecting a photovoltaic (PV) module to a power distribution system, the PV module having a plurality of conductors for electrically connecting the PV module to the junction box. The junction box includes a housing having a mounting side configured to be mounted on the PV module and a power transfer structure mounted within the housing. The power transfer structure includes a plurality of conductive connectors and a transfer interface. Each conductive connector forms an electrical interface to the PV module. The transfer interface couples the junction box to the power distribution system. The junction box also includes a user-removable control board mounted within the housing. The power transfer structure interfaces with said control board to convey power from the PV module to the control board.02-09-2012
20120201010ELECTRONIC CONTROL DEVICE INCLUDING INTERRUPT WIRE - An electronic control device includes one or more substrates, a casing, a plurality of circuit blocks, a common wire, a plurality of branch wires and two interrupt wires. The circuit blocks are disposed on the substrates and the substrates are disposed in the casing. The common wire is shared by the circuit blocks. The branch wires are respectively coupled between the circuit blocks and the common wire. The two interrupt wires are respectively coupled with two of the common wire and the branch wires for overcurrent protection of the circuit blocks.08-09-2012
20110176283ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, BATTERY PACK, AND BATTERY PACK MOUNTING METHOD - [Object] To provide a battery pack that can be thinned without causing an interference with other members such as a pointing device and reducing a capacity, an electronic apparatus equipped with the battery pack, and a battery pack mounting method.07-21-2011
20090021922Housing for a power module - A circuit arrangement includes a power module combined with a printed circuit board. The power module and the printed circuit board are disposed between a heat sink and a pressing device and are contact-connected to one another by pressure contact elements. The power module has at least one module board element and a housing formed with shafts for the pressure contact elements. The shafts open out from the housing base facing printed circuit board at opening orifices. The base is formed with orifice sealing ribs around the opening orifices. Moreover, the base of the housing may have a peripheral edge sealing rib along its outer edge. Furthermore, a sealing area element can be provided between the printed circuit board and the base of the housing.01-22-2009
20110211317PCB INTERCONNECT SCHEME FOR PSU - An ATX compatible power supply unit having a main printed circuit board and at least one connector printed circuit board that includes at least one outlet connector for use with a DC modular cable, the at least one connector printed circuit board is connected to the main printed circuit board with connectors other than bare or insulated wires to allow high currents to be transferred between the at least one connector printed circuit board and the main printed circuit board at low voltage drops is disclosed.09-01-2011
20110255253PROTECTIVE SERPENTINE TRACK FOR CARD PAYMENT TERMINAL - A multi-layer Printed Circuit Board (PCB) holds a number of sections of serpentine track on two or more internal layers of a multi-layer PCB. The sections are connected in series with resistors between each section. One end of each of the resistors a connection to an analogue to digital converter is made. In its simplest form, each of the serpentine track is produced on a separate internal layer of the PCB. The outer layers are typically ground planes. Attempts to drill through the PCB are likely to short the ground plane to one or more of the internal serpentine tracks, which will alter the voltages on the analogue to digital connections. Shorting out sections of serpentine track with a view to then drilling through undetected are made very difficult in this scheme since shorting any tack to the ground plane or any track to any other track or breaking any track will be detected by changes to the voltages on the connections to the analogue to digital converter inputs.10-20-2011
20110255252COMPACT EJECTABLE COMPONENT ASSEMBLIES IN ELECTRONIC DEVICES - Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies. Each ejectable component assembly may include a tray that can be loaded with one or more types of removable module, such as a mini-SIM card and a micro-SIM card, and inserted into the device. Each assembly may also include a base coupled to a circuit board for electrically coupling with the removable module, a cage for biasing the module down against the base, and a guide for retaining the module at a functional insertion position within the device.10-20-2011
20110255255HOUSING FOR A CIRCUIT THAT IS TO BE IMPLANTED IN-VIVO AND PROCESS OF MAKING THE SAME - The present invention provides a biocompatible circuit assembly that includes a circuit encased within a housing. In some embodiments, the housing is a PMMA housing and before the circuit is enclosed within the housing the circuit is encased within a brick of epoxy.10-20-2011
20100321903CHIP CARD ASSEMBLING STRUCTURE - A chip card holder, for securing a chip card in an electronic device, includes a housing, an elastic member and a strip member. The housing defines a receiving chamber. The elastic member is secured in the receiving chamber and has an elastic foldable resisting section. The strip member connects with the resisting section and an end of the strip exposes from the receiving chamber. A chip card is assembled in the receiving chamber, the resisting section of the elastic member resists against the chip card, the resisting section is folded elastically by pulling the strip member and the chip card is withdrawn by the pushing of the resisting section.12-23-2010
20080253095Electronic Circuit Assembly, Device Comprising Such Assembly and Method for Fabricating Such Device - An electronic circuit assembly (A10-16-2008
20080239682PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD, CIRCUIT COMPONENT AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a printed circuit board is provided with a printed wiring board and a circuit component mounted on the printed wiring board. The printed wiring board includes a first surface on which the circuit component is set, a second surface formed on the reverse side of the first surface, and a through hole formed penetrating the printed wiring board from the first surface to the second surface. The circuit component includes a projected portion to be inserted into the through hole. The projected portion is deformable between a first state in which a distal end of the projected portion projects to the outside of the printed wiring board beyond the second surface and a second state in which the distal end of the projected portion is situated in the through hole.10-02-2008
20120063102Electronic Device, Circuit Board Assembly, and Semiconductor Device - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board, and a component. The circuit board is provided in the housing, and includes a first pad and a second pad exposed on the surface. The component includes a first electrode and a second electrode. The first electrode is exposed on the circuit board-facing surface of the component fading the surface of the circuit board and bonded to the first pad via a bonding agent. The second electrode is exposed on the circuit board-facing surface and bonded to the second pad via a bonding agent. The second electrode is wider than the first electrode and projects more than the first electrode does.03-15-2012
20100284159CIRCUIT DEVICE - Provided is a circuit device capable of increasing the packaging density and preventing the thermal interference between circuit elements to be incorporated. In a hybrid integrated circuit device, a first circuit board and a second circuit board are fitted into a case member in a way that the first circuit board is overlaid with the second circuit board. A first circuit element is arranged on the upper surface of the first circuit board and a second circuit element is arranged on the upper surface of the second circuit board. Furthermore, inside the case member, provided is a hollow portion that is not filled with a sealing resin. Such a configuration prevents the second circuit element, which is a microcomputer, from operating unstably due to a heat generated in the first circuit element, which is a power transistor, for example.11-11-2010
20100328909ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus comprises a body chassis to which a cabinet is fastened by a screw, the screw is screwed from outside of the cabinet into a boss made of synthetic resin on the body chassis to pass through the boss, the body chassis is provided with a component having a metal surface arranged thereon, and the screw includes a tip opposed to the metal surface of the component. The body chassis is provided with a grounded metal plate arranged thereon, on which a projection intervening between the tip of the screw and the metal surface of the component is formed, the projection includes a through-hole through which the tip of the screw can pass, and the smallest gap length between inner peripheral surface of the through-hole and the screw is set to be smaller than the smallest gap length between the metal surface of the component and the screw.12-30-2010
20100328907POSITIONING STRUCTURE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A positioning structure for portable electronic device includes two latching elements and a positioning element. Each latching element includes a blocking portion. The positioning element includes a cover portion and two fixing portions formed at two ends thereof. The cover portion defines a plurality of cavities for receiving electronic components. Each fixing portion defines a hole, and the blocking portion is received in the hole.12-30-2010
20110134615ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a casing, a board contained in the casing, a support surface provided in the casing and supports the board, a first fixing portion provided integrally with the support surface and holds the board between itself and the support surface, and a second fixing portion provided integrally with the support surface. The second fixing portion is elastically displaced between a first position where the second fixing portion engages with the board and a second position where the projecting portion is removed from the board.06-09-2011
20110261543Molded Printed Circuit Board - Described herein is a molded printed circuit board. The printed circuit board may be placed inside of a mold and a material is injected therein. The material hardens in the mold around the printed circuit board thereby forming an overmolded printed circuit board. The overmolded material may have apertures in it to allow access to the leads on the printed circuit board so that components to be connected to it. The overmolded printed circuit boards may allow a plurality of electrical components to selectively and removably attach to it. Further, the printed circuit board may be attached in a housing which may itself removably and selectively connect to components.10-27-2011
20110085309ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a housing having an accommodation space, a first support body being slidably insertable into the accommodation space in parallel with a predetermined plane, a second support body coupled with the first support body rotatably around a rotation axis parallel to a front side of the housing and being rotatable between a reference attitude disposed in the same plane with respect to the first support body and an inclined attitude disposed at a given angle with respect to the first support body, and a drive mechanism for changing the attitude of the second support body.04-14-2011
20110080712Connector for an Electrical Circuit Embedded in a Composite Structure - According to one embodiment, a connector for a composite structure includes at least one conducting element that is coupled to a node of an electrical circuit embedded in a composite structure. The composite structure has two opposing surfaces in which the conducting element is disposed essentially between the surfaces of the composite structure.04-07-2011
20110096517MULTI-PIECE BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A multi-piece board includes a frame and multiple wiring boards connected to the frame. The frame and each of the wiring boards are positioned with a clearance. The frame and/or each of the wiring boards has an end portion having a first notch portion on a surface side adjacent to the clearance. The end portion of the frame and/or each of the wiring boards has a second notch portion formed on the opposite surface side with respect to the surface side of the first notched portion adjacent to the clearance. The clearance between the frame and each of the wiring boards is filled with an adhesive agent.04-28-2011
20110096516SUPPORTING ASSEMBLY FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - A supporting assembly includes a chassis, a supporting member, a retaining member, a board and a fastener. The chassis defines a through hole. The supporting member includes a base, a body and the retaining recess. The body extends through the through hole. The base abuts a bottom surface of the chassis. The retaining recess is defined in the body. The retaining member engages the retaining recess and abuts a top surface of the chassis. The fastener secures the board to a top portion of the body.04-28-2011
20100165587MEMORY CARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A memory card includes a circuit board, semiconductor chips mounted on different areas on the circuit board, a semiconductor chip with a semiconductor electrode on its top face and being fixed such that at least a part of its bottom face faces at least a part of a top face of the semiconductor chip, a wire for connecting the semiconductor electrode and a board electrode on the circuit board to achieve a mounting state of the semiconductor chip, and a cover for covering a circuit formation area from an upper side of the circuit board. The circuit formation area includes three semiconductor chips and the wire. At least a part of each of three semiconductor chips, at least a part of the circuit board, and the wire are covered with secondary sealing resin and primary sealing resin.07-01-2010
20100067206ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a circuit board; a housing accommodating the circuit board and having a card insertion slot on a side surface thereof; and a card holding portion fixed on the circuit board and having a card receiving slot facing the card insertion slot and provided closer to a center side of the circuit board than a side edge of the circuit board on the card insertion slot side, the card holding portion receiving a card, inserted through the card insertion slot, from the card receiving slot and holding the card. The housing has a guiding rib which extends from the card insertion slot to the vicinity of the card receiving slot and guides the card, inserted into the card insertion slot, to the card receiving slot.03-18-2010
20100067204ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board, a switch, and a side key. The housing has a plurality of side walls. The circuit board is disposed in the housing. The switch is disposed at an inner surface of the housing relatively close to the circuit board. The side key disposes through one of the side walls, and the location of the side key is corresponding to the switch. When the side key is pressed, the side key contacts the switch to make the switch electrically connected with the circuit board.03-18-2010
20100195295Electronic Device Used In A Health Care Setting - An electronic device for use in a health care setting has a rigid enclosure assembly formed by a rigid shell and a rigid printed circuit board carrying circuitry for operating the device. A switch dome layer and an overlay are independently attached to the device but not to each other, whereby the overlay may be removed without disturbing the dome layer and a better tactile response is achieved.08-05-2010
20110188215Electronic Device and Circuit Board - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a circuit board housed in a housing. The circuit board further includes a conductive layer, an insulating layer and a signal line. The conductive layer includes a base portion including a surface, a plurality of first projecting portions formed integrally with the base portion and extending in parallel with each other on the surface of the base portion, and a plurality of second projecting portions formed integrally with the base portion and extending in parallel with each other to cross the plurality of first projecting portions. The insulating layer is stacked on the conductive layer to cover the surface of the base portion, and the signal line is stacked on the insulating layer and extends in a direction crossing directions in which the first and second projecting portions extend.08-04-2011
20100039782ASSEMBLY MECHANISM CAPABLE OF ASSEMBLING AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE QUICKLY AND HOLDING MODULE THEREOF - An assembly mechanism includes a case and a fastening structure disposed at a side of the case. The case includes a lower board, a connecting port, a fixing board, and a lateral board. The connecting port and the fixing board are connected to two ends of the lower board respectively. The lateral board is connected to the lower board, the connecting port, and the fixing board. The lateral board is used for containing an electronic device cooperatively with the lower board, the connecting port, and the fixing board. The fastening structure includes a base board and an elastic fixing part. The base board is connected to the connecting port in a rotatable manner. The elastic fixing part is connected to an end of the base board for inserting into a hole of the fixing board when the base board rotates to a first position relative to the connecting port.02-18-2010
20100027227COMPACT CONTROL DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE - A motor vehicle control device comprises a housing lid (02-04-2010
20100027226Touch Control Panel - A touch control panel for use with a coffeemaker is disclosed. In the touch control panel, a PC board unit provided with backlight plates and a printed panel are secured to an inner side of a front decorative cover, made of a transparent material, with threaded fasteners. Protrusions formed on the front decorative cover and on an upper front decorative cover are engaged with corresponding cavities on a back panel. A back panel cover is engaged in the back panel at a location adjacent to a rear side of the PC board unit. An upper decorative strip and a lower decorative strip are affixed to an outer side of the front decorative cover. The touch control panel is secured to a front side of an upper body and of a lower body of the coffeemaker to serve both decorative and functional purposes.02-04-2010
20110216511PCBA LOW COST SNAP-ON FRAME MOUNT - The present invention is directed to a printed circuit board assembly having a circuit board with opposing side edges and an open frame housing with parallel mounting frames extending along the side edges of the circuit board. Each mounting frame has a body portion having a support shelf and an overhang ledge forming a channel, the channel nesting an associated side edge of the circuit board. A mounting peg is supported to extend transversely to the entry of the channel, and temporary deforming of the ledge permits entry of the associated side edge into the channel, the circuit board having a complementary peg retention hole appropriately sized to receive the mounting peg.09-08-2011
20110051383WATERPROOF STRUCTURE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A waterproof structure for a portable electronic device includes a housing, an interface member, a waterproof circuit board, a chamber, and a main circuit board. The housing has a bottom wall and a peripheral wall around the bottom wall, the bottom wall has an enclosure formed thereon, the peripheral wall defines a connecting hole through to the enclosure. The interface member has an interconnect inlet, the interface member is placed into a chamber, the interconnect inlet aligns with the connecting hole, the waterproof circuit board engages in the enclosure to prevent vapors or dust enter into the main circuit board, the waterproof circuit board also electronically connect the main circuit board.03-03-2011
20110116245Tilted Printed Circuit Board Installation - A blade for a chassis-based system includes a printed circuit board (PCB) mounted at a tilt angle within the blade. The tilt angle provides space above or below the PCB at the front end of the blade, such that media interface modules can be flexibly positioned within the blade. A tilt angle that positions the PCB higher near the front end of the blade may enable media interface modules mounted in a belly-to-belly configuration on the PCB to be fitted within the front end of the blade. A tilt angle that positions the PCB lower near the front end of the blade may enable media interface modules mounted on the upper surface of the PCB to be fitted within the first end of the blade. The tilt angle also positions a backplane connector mounted on the PCB to properly engage a backplane when the blade is inserted into a slot.05-19-2011
20120307462ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING CABLE HOLDING DEVICE - An electronic device having a cable holding device is disclosed. The electronic device comprises a case; a circuit board in the case; a cable holding device attached to the circuit board and defining a through hole, a first positioning slot and a second positioning slot; the first positioning slot communicating with the through hole, and the second positioning slot communicating with the through hole; a cable electronically connected to the circuit board; wherein the cable is received either in the first positioning slot and the through hole or in the second positioning slot and the through hole.12-06-2012
20120307463DISPLAY DEVICE - The display device has a display module, a metal frame, and an exterior cabinet for accommodating the display module. The display module contains a display panel and a circuit board on which a driver circuit for displaying image on the panel is mounted. The metal frame is disposed in the periphery of the display panel. The exterior cabinet has a decorative panel and a back cover. The decorative panel is disposed on a front side of the display panel so as to cover the frame. The back cover covers a back side of the display module. The decorative panel is made of light transmissible colored resin. The decorative panel has an uneven thickness part, where a thickness changes continuously, at the section disposed on the frame.12-06-2012
20120307464ELECTRICAL CONNECTION BOX - Described herein is an electrical connection box. In certain aspects the electrical connection box includes a case; a circuit board disposed inside the case; and a connector housing disposed in an opening surrounded by an opening edge portion of a side wall of the case. In certain aspects, the opening edge portion can have a first opening edge portion, a second opening edge portion, and an arcuate notch in which the arcuate notch is configured to reduce, prevent, or inhibit entry of water into the connector housing.12-06-2012
20120039051WIRELESS NETWORK ADAPTER - The wireless network adapter includes a circuit board, a wireless network module, a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connector, and a housing. The wireless network module is electrically connected to the circuit board. The HDMI connector is electrically connected to the circuit board. The housing has a room for accommodating the circuit board, the wireless network module and a part of the HDMI connector and an opening for being protruded by the HDMI connector. The adapter can be connected to a host by the HDMI connector.02-16-2012
20110304996ELECTRONIC MODULE WITH IMPROVED PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD TO MAXIMIZE WIDTH THEREOF - An electronic module (12-15-2011
20120039053SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COUPLING A BATTERY WITHIN AN EMBEDDED SYSTEM - A method for coupling a battery within an embedded system is described. The method includes creating a hole extending through a printed circuit board (PCB), inserting a portion of the battery into the hole, and electrically coupling the battery to at least one contact.02-16-2012
20120039052ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD - An electronic communications device such as a key fob is provided, and in some embodiments comprises a flexible film and a spacer layer defining at least one aperture. The flexible film can cover at least a portion of the spacer layer, and defines an exterior surface of the key fob. The flexible film includes at least one contact surface and a surface adjacent to the at least one contact surface. The at least one contact surface flexes when a force is applied in order to actuate at least one switch.02-16-2012
20110063809ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a rectangular-parallelepiped first casing, a rectangular-parallelepiped second casing, and a first connecting apparatus. The first connecting apparatus connects the first casing and the second casing such that the first casing and the second casing are capable of being rotated relatively in one of a first rotation direction and a second rotation direction orthogonal to each other between a first state and a second state. The first state is a state where a first main surface of the first casing comes to be faced with a third main surface of the second casing. The second state is a state where a second main surface of the first casing comes to be faced with a fourth main surface of the second casing.03-17-2011
20110063810LOW NOISE BLOCK CONVERTER - A low noise block converter includes a first printed circuit board, a second printed circuit board, and a housing. The first printed circuit board includes a metal layer disposed on a surface of the first printed circuit board. The second printed circuit board includes at least one chip. The housing includes a support surface configured to support the first printed circuit board, and a cavity formed on the support surface and configured to receive the second printed circuit board, wherein the first printed circuit board is placed on the support surface with the metal layer facing the cavity for shielding the electromagnetic fields radiated from the at least one chip.03-17-2011
20120120621SLIDING-TYPE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A sliding-type portable electronic apparatus includes a pair of casings slidably coupled to each other, a flexible lead derived from one of the casings, is passed through an opening provided in the other casing and is connected to a circuit board incorporated in this other casing, and a waterproof sheet adapted to close the opening. The flexible lead passed through the opening is extended along a front surface of the circuit board and, thereafter, is folded back from the front surface toward a rear surface at a position on a side end surface of the circuit board, the flexible lead is connected, at its tip end portion, to the circuit board, on the rear surface, and the waterproof sheet is adhered, at its peripheral edge portions, to the flexible lead and to an inner surface of the other casing, at positions on a periphery of the opening.05-17-2012
20110170270ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The present invention relates to an electronic device including plural circuit board units that can be removed from the electronic device. The electronic device is designed to increase a data transfer rate between the circuit board units by using a circuit board for interconnect for electrically coupling the circuit board units placed in the electronic device, and using a cable for electrically or optically coupling the circuit board units placed in the electric device, or both of the cables.07-14-2011
20130010443ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - Disclosed is an electronic component which maintains good connection between a circuit board and connection terminals and provides size reduction. The electronic component includes a circuit board, a pair of connection terminals, and a housing with the pair of connection terminals mounted thereon. The circuit board is provided with a plurality of terminal sections connected to the connection terminals. Each connection terminal is provided with a spring member formed to be elastically deformable and which sandwich the terminal sections between them. A rib is provided in the housing, wherein the rib is provided between through-holes through which each of the pair of connection terminals pass, and whereby the rib is formed in convex shape, towards the circuit board and away from a bottom section of a substrate housing section in which the circuit board is housed, and the rib penetrates a plurality of terminal sections.01-10-2013
20130010438ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device is provided. In the electronic device, a cover is securely fitted to a predetermined positioning hole formed in a printed board using a ready-made cover without using solder when the cover is installed in the printed board, so that the cover is prevented slipping from the printed board. The positioning hole is formed in a predetermined position of the printed board, and a cover claw that can be fitted to the positioning hole of the cover is formed in the cover, so that the cover covers the principal surface of the printed board to provide an electronic device.01-10-2013
20110317377Apparatus - An apparatus includes: a circuit board which is disposed in a main unit of the apparatus; a shielding conductor which is placed outside the circuit board as viewed from the apparatus main unit; a covering member which covers an outer side face of the apparatus main unit; and an electrically conductive member which is fixed to an inside of the covering member to cross an opening which exists between a main unit frame on which the circuit board is disposed, and the shielding conductor, one end portion of the electrically conductive member being connected to the shielding conductor, another end portion of the electrically conductive member being connected to a grounded frame of the apparatus main unit.12-29-2011
20110317378ELECTRONIC DEVICE - This invention provides an electronic device including a casing and a circuit board. The casing has an opening. The circuit board is located in the casing and at least includes a conductive layer and a surface insulating layer. The conductive layer includes a signal transmission portion and a static induction portion. The static induction portion is electrically disconnected with the signal transmission portion at the conductive layer, and the static induction portion is closer to the opening than the signal transmission portion. The surface insulating layer covers the signal transmission portion on the circuit board and exposes the static induction portion.12-29-2011
20110317376MOUNTING DEVICE FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - A mounting device for a printed circuit board includes a supporting board, a connecting piece and a mounting member. The supporting board includes non-metallic material. The connecting piece is configured to secures the supporting board to a chassis. The connecting piece has a connecting claw penetrating into the supporting board. The mounting member assembly is attached to the supporting board.12-29-2011
20120044657FLOATING CIRCUIT BOARD ALIGNMENT - Systems and methods are provided that facilitate accurate alignment of internal and external electronic components during assembly of an electronic device such that proper engagement of mating electrical connectors on the respective components is assured. To this end, a floating circuit board carrier mounts to an adaptor plate comprising a surface of the device housing and positions a circuit board such that it “floats” within the device housing. A modular component having posts molded or attached thereto is mounted to the adaptor plate such that the posts pass through clearance holes in the adaptor plate as well as through notches in the circuit board, thereby effecting proper relative alignment of the circuit board and the modular component as electrical connectors on the respective components are engaged.02-23-2012
20120002384CASING FOR ELECTRONIC BALLAST - A casing for electronic ballast, in which a PCB assembly is received, may include: a top wall; a bottom wall opposite to the top wall; two opposite side walls extending integrally between the top wall and bottom wall; and two opposite end walls extending integrally from the top wall, wherein the top wall, bottom wall, side walls and end walls are formed integrally, the top wall, bottom wall and side walls define openings at both ends of the casing in a lengthwise direction of the casing, the end walls are arranged to be pivotable relative to the top wall so as to close the openings formed by the top wall, bottom wall and side walls.01-05-2012
20120002383DIFFERENTIAL PATH REPLACEMENT COMPONENT, PRINTED BOARD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A differential path replacement component includes: a first signal line that comprises one end and the other end; and a second signal line that comprises one end adjacent to one end of the first signal line and the other end adjacent to the other end of the first signal line, that transmits a signal having a phase opposite to a phase of a signal transmitted through the first signal line, and that is paired with the first signal line. The first and second signal lines are twisted together such that an arranged sequence of one end of the first signal line and one end of the second signal line is reversed to an arranged sequence of the other end of the first signal line and the other end of the second signal line.01-05-2012
20120002382ROTATING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - This invention discloses a rotating mechanism and an electronic device. The rotating mechanism includes a base assembly, a rotator assembly, and a riveting gasket. The base assembly is riveted to the riveting gasket; the rotator assembly is sheathed to the base assembly, the riveting gasket restricts the rotator assembly onto the base assembly, and the rotator assembly can rotate against the base assembly around an axial direction; and the rotator assembly includes at least one elastomer, a concave-convex structure on the base assembly engages with a concave-convex structure on the elastomer to fix the rotator assembly and the base assembly. The total axial thickness of the rotating mechanism in this invention is very small, the outer diameter of the rotating mechanism is also very small, and therefore, the rotating mechanism fits in well with an ultra-thin electronic device.01-05-2012
20120002381METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A LIQUID-TIGHT ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND LIQUID-TIGHT ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method for manufacturing a liquid-tight electronic device includes: providing a first printed-circuit board having a first connector; providing a supporting structure having a first opening; forming a first assembly by coupling the supporting structure and the first printed-circuit board in such a way that the first connector extends through the first opening and delimits a bottom gap; and forming a second assembly having a protective shell. The method further includes: depositing a first layer of liquid resin within the bottom gap, and hardening the first layer of liquid resin; depositing a second layer of liquid resin within the second assembly; coupling the first and second assemblies in such a way that the second layer of liquid resin hermetically closes a first interstitial area between the protective shell and the supporting structure; and hardening the second layer of liquid resin.01-05-2012
20110075385PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board received in the housing, and a memory card retaining mechanism received in the housing. The memory card retaining mechanism includes a plurality of conductive parts. The plurality of conductive parts cooperatively form an antenna integrated with the memory card retaining mechanism and connected to the circuit board.03-31-2011
20120044658DEVICE MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - There is provided a device module. The device module includes: a key input portion; a display portion; a power supply portion; a circuit board, wherein the key input portion, the display portion and the power supply portion are mounted on and electrically connected to the circuit board; and a sheet member, wherein the key input portion, the display portion, the power supply portion and the circuit board are enveloped in and sealed with the sheet member.02-23-2012
20120008291Electronic apparatus - An electronic apparatus includes: a circuit board that is disposed inside a case that is formed by coupling first and second case halves, the circuit board being interposed between first and second boss portions; first and second conductive members that are disposed between a gap formed between the first boss portion and the circuit board; a third conductive member that is disposed between the first boss portion and the first conductive member and between the first boss portion and the second conductive member to electrically connect the first conductive member to the second conductive member; and a measurement circuit that is electrically connected to a first wiring and a second wiring, which are respectively connected to the first conductive member and the second conductive member, and measures an electrical characteristic value of at least one of the first conductive member and the second conductive member.01-12-2012
20120113603ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DEVICE - An electronic circuit device includes a printed circuit board, a semiconductor element, a housing, multiple rubber bushings for underpinning the printed circuit board in a vertical direction, an aluminum plate placed vertically above the printed circuit board, and an insulating sheet. Mounting of the aluminum plate to the housing causes the printed circuit board to compress the rubber bushings, and bring the semiconductor element, the aluminum plate and the insulating sheet into pressed contact with one another.05-10-2012
20120057316In-Vehicle Electric Storage Device - An in-vehicle electric storage device includes: a battery block including a metal casing and battery cells; a control unit including a metal cabinet and a circuit board on which an electronic component is mounted, the control unit being on a top side of the battery block and monitoring a physical state of the battery cells; wherein the cabinet includes a case having a bottom plate and an open top surface and a cover closing the open top surface, the case has an internal boss protrudes toward inside of the case from a top side of the bottom plate and an external boss protrudes toward outside the case from a bottom side of the bottom plate, the circuit board is on a top side of the internal boss, and a top side of the casing is provided with a depressed portion in which the external boss is accommodated.03-08-2012
20120057314PUSH-BUTTON SWITCH ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SAME - An electronic device includes a casing, a PCB, a push-button switch assembly, and a protective member. The push-button switch includes a push-button disposed on the casing and a switch disposed on the PCB. When pressed, a main body of the push-button moves towards the PCB to actuate the switch. The protective member is disposed between the main body and the PCB for restricting further movement of the main body as the switch is actuated.03-08-2012
20120057313PACKAGE FOR SYSTEM LEVEL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS - Methods and arrangements for packaging system level electronics are described. In one aspect, an external skin of the package is formed from isolation paper. In some embodiments, the isolation paper is formed into a box. A printed circuit board is placed within the isolation paper skin and is substantially completely surrounded by a potting material that substantially completely fills the skin. The potting material is cured to solidify the potting material within the isolation paper box and to adhere the potting material to the isolation paper such that the isolation paper forms a skin for a brick of potting material that encapsulates the printed circuit board. The isolation paper skin includes at least one opening that permits an interconnect to be exposed through the skin. With this arrangement, a packaged electronics device is provided and the isolation paper forms the exposed outer surface of the packaged electronics device. The described package is particularly well suited for use in packaging system level power electronics such as power supplies.03-08-2012
20120014077Chassis Connection System and Apparatus - Connecting a plurality of chassis using a rigid connection. A first coupling element of a first chassis may be mated with a first rigid connection. The first coupling element may be positioned on an exterior housing of the first chassis and coupled to a first backplane of the first chassis. A second coupling element of a second chassis may be mated with the first rigid connection. The second coupling element may be positioned on an exterior housing of the second chassis and coupled to a second backplane of the second chassis. Connecting the first chassis and the second chassis may allow the first and second backplanes to communicate analog signals.01-19-2012
20120014074POWER SUPPLY UNIT - A power supply unit includes a box, a circuit board, and a power connector. A first connector set on the sidewall of the box and electrically connected to a rectifier of the box. The circuit board includes a number of output terminals set on a first side, and a second connector set on a second side and electrically connected to the first connector. Each of the output terminals is connected to the second connector. The power connector is selectively connected to some of the output terminals via a cable and connected to a power interface, the power connector is connected to the first end of the cable, and the second end of the cable is selectively connected to corresponding output terminals according to a required input voltage of different motherboards, the power connector outputs power signals to the motherboard and receives control signals from the motherboard.01-19-2012
20120014076CARD-TYPE ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT MODULE - An SD card (01-19-2012
20120014075FASTENING STRUCTURE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a housing, a cover, and a member positioned between the housing and the cover. The housing includes at least one hook. The cover is attached to the housing and includes at least one positioning pin. The member defines at least one locking hole. The hook passes through the locking hole to lock the member to the housing. The positioning pin is positioned adjacent to the hook to prevent the hook from disengaging from the locking hole.01-19-2012
20090323296Memory stick cover - A memory stick cover that allows a user to snap on a decorative element to customize the cover to the user's liking. The cover includes a top side, a pair of parallel long sides and a pair of parallel short sides. The cover is capable of snuggly fitting over a memory stick. The cover includes a male snap connector on its top side surface. The decorative element includes a female snap connector on its underside surface. The male and female snap connectors are capable of engaging each other so that the decorative element is attached in a removably replaceable manner. An alternate embodiment includes a decorative element that is permanent rather than removable and replaceable. Another alternate embodiment includes the decorative element snapping directly onto a memory sick.12-31-2009
20120155039Apparatus and Method for Measuring and Recording Data from Violent Events - An apparatus is provided for recording information about an event resulting in application of a force to a body. The apparatus comprises data recording means for recording the information, sensor means for sensing a parameter which enables a predetermined source of force to be distinguished from another, predetermined source of force, and control means responsive to the sensed parameter for controlling the data recording means. The sensor means may comprise a pressure sensor for sensing shockwaves resulting from an explosive force and the resulting signal used to distinguish from other events, such as blunt impacts. The pressure signal may be used to control the storage of acceleration data for injury analysis.06-21-2012
20120026702Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, there is provided an electronic apparatus, including: an electrically-insulative housing having a first part and a second part attachable to and detachable from the first part; a circuit board housed in the housing; a signal wire formed on an inner face of the second part; and a connector formed to electrically connect the signal wire and a terminal part of the circuit board.02-02-2012
20120026703In-vehicle electronic control unit housing - A housing for an in-vehicle electronic control unit is disclosed. The housing includes: a case made of resin and formed into a box shape having an opening; a board received in the case and provided with an electronic part, the electronic part being mounted to the board; a cover made of metal and covering the opening of the case so that the board is arranged between the case and the cover; and multiple stays each provided to fix the cover or the case to a vehicle. The multiple stays include a first stay made of the resin and formed on the case, and a second stay made of the metal and formed on the cover.02-02-2012
20120026701LATCHING STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A latching structure of electronic device includes a lower housing, a circuit board and an upper housing. The lower housing forms at least one fixing pole; The circuit board defines at least one positioning slot corresponding to the fixing pole; The upper housing defines at least one engaging hole corresponding to the fixing pole. The fixing pole, passes through the positioning slot and the engaging hole, and the distal end of the fixing pole becomes liquefied, secures the lower housing with the circuit board and the upper housing, the circuit board is clamped between the lower housing and the upper housing.02-02-2012
20120063101Capacitive touch interface assembly - A display assembly includes a transparent cover piece, a display shroud having a contact structure arranged to face the transparent cover piece, an interface subassembly mounted on the display shroud, an electronics board shroud having a support member and a connection feature, and a biasing member operably engaged between the display shroud and the electronics board shroud. The connection feature mechanically connects the electronics board shroud to the display shroud while permitting axial displacement and rotation therebetween. The biasing member rests on the support member of the electronics board shroud, and the biasing member is configured to urge the contact structure of the display shroud into physical contact with the transparent cover piece. The interface subassembly includes a display circuit for providing a digital display and a touch circuit for providing touch actuation at or near the digital display through the transparent cover piece.03-15-2012
20120155040ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device is provided with: an electronic substrate on which electronic components are provided; a screw including a screw head portion and a threaded portion, and configured to be engaged to the electronic substrate; a conducting member provided between the screw head portion and the electronic substrate and configured to electrically connect the screw head portion and the electronic substrate; and an electrical wiring line provided between the screw head portion and the electronic substrate and configured so as not to be electrically connected to the screw head portion.06-21-2012
20120155041COMPACT DEVICE HOUSING AND ASSEMBLY TECHNIQUES THEREFOR - High density electronic device assemblies and techniques for forming high density electronic device assemblies are disclosed. These assemblies and techniques can be used to form compact electronic devices, such as portable power adapters. In one embodiment, substrate arrangements that include a multiple-part substrate can be used to form a high density electronic device assembly. In another embodiment, one or more clips can be used in a high density electronic device assembly to provide mechanical and electrical interconnection between electrical structures that are to be removably coupled together as parts of the high density electronic device assembly. In still another embodiment, a removable cap (and a method for forming the removable cap) can be used for an electronic device housing.06-21-2012
20110090654FIRE ALARM SYSTEM TRANSMITTER - Obtained is a fire alarm system transmitter having an improved insulating property without increasing an entire size of a casing. The fire alarm system transmitter includes: a printed circuit board with a substantially rectangular shape, on which a terminal block including a plurality of terminals aligned along one side of the printed circuit board is disposed; a casing with a substantially rectangular parallelepiped shape, in which the printed circuit board is mounted; and an electric-wire insertion portion provided on a side wall of the casing facing the one side, and extended from the side wall by a predetermined distance toward an outside of the casing, the side wall allowing a plurality of electric wires connected to the plurality of terminals to be inserted through the side wall.04-21-2011
20110103027CARD-TYPE PERIPHERAL APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is a card-type peripheral apparatus including: a case body configured to accommodate an electronic package including a circuit board between a first surface and a second surface that are opposite to each other; a first electronic package including a memory mounted on the circuit board; a second electronic package including an electronic part for controlling the memory mounted on the circuit board; a first thermal conductive material arranged inside the case body, the first thermal conductive material in contact with a surface of at least one of the first electronic package and the second electronic package; and a second thermal conductive material formed with the first surface and the second surface of the case body, wherein the first thermal conductive material and the second thermal conductive material are in contact with each other inside the case body.05-05-2011
20120250277PRINTED WIRING BOARD - A printed wiring board includes a core substrate having a penetrating hole extending through the core substrate, an electronic component accommodated in the penetrating hole of the core substrate, a filler resin filling clearance between the component and the core substrate, a first resin insulation layer formed on the component and a first surface of the core substrate, and a second resin insulation layer formed on the component and a second surface of the core substrate on the opposite side of the first surface of the core substrate. The filler resin has elastic modulus which is set to be lower than 0.2 Gpa and thermal expansion coefficient which is set to be higher than 100 ppm and lower than 200 ppm, and the core substrate has elastic modulus which is set to be higher than 30 Gpa, and thermal expansion coefficient which is set to be lower than 10 ppm.10-04-2012
20120250272PROTECTIVE CASING AND WATERPROOF COVER THEREOF - A waterproof cover is implemented in a protective casing for an electronic device. An opening is formed on the protective casing at a position corresponding to a connecting terminal of a circuit board inside the protective casing, and an engaging structure is formed on the protective casing at a side of the opening. The waterproof cover includes a covering portion having a protrusion, an engaging portion and a flexible connecting portion. The protrusion plugs into the opening when the covering portion covers the opening. The engaging portion is used for detachably engaging the engaging structure. The flexible connecting portion connects the covering portion and the engaging portion for making the covering portion bendable relative to the engaging portion.10-04-2012
20120250273BUTTON STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A button structure and an electronic device using the same are provided. The button structure is disposed on a casing and comprises an elastic element and a button. The elastic element comprises a first support portion, a second support portion and a carrying portion. The carrying portion is connected between the first support portion and the second support portion. The first support portion and the second support portion lean on the casing. The button is disposed on the carrying portion.10-04-2012
20120250276ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a frame, a display module, and a printed circuit board. The housing includes a first panel and a second panel at the back of the first panel. The frame is contained in the housing and located between the first panel and the second panel. At least part of the frame is provided with a bumper portion. The bumper portion is configured to protrude to the outside of the housing. The display module is contained in the housing, and includes a display screen covered with the first panel. The printed circuit board is contained in the housing.10-04-2012
20120250274Wiring Substrate and Electronic Device - In one embodiment, there is provided a wiring substrate. The wiring substrate includes: a substrate body comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, wherein the substrate body has a plurality of first through holes; a plurality of first pads on the first surface of the substrate body; a plurality of second pads on the first surface of the substrate body, wherein the second pads are surrounded by the first pads. Each of the second pads has at least one second through hole, and the second pads are disposed on the first surface of the substrate body such that each of the second through holes is communicated with a corresponding one of the first through holes.10-04-2012
20120250275ELECTRONIC DEVICE, ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board, an electronic component, a joint, a sealant, and a positioning member. The circuit board is provided in the housing, and includes a first surface and a first conductor on the first surface. The electronic component is located on the first surface of the circuit board, and includes a second surface facing the first surface and a second conductor on the second surface. The joint is located between the first surface and the second surface to electrically connect between the first conductor and the second conductor. The sealant is located at least between the first surface and the second surface. The sealant contains a reductant that reduces an oxide film and seals the joint. The positioning member positions the circuit board and the electronic component.10-04-2012
20120250270PROTECTIVE CASING ADAPTED FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A protective casing adapted for an electronic device includes a lower casing, an upper casing and a back cover. The upper casing cooperates with the lower casing to form a first accommodating space therebetween. The back cover is detachably accommodated in the first accommodating space and used to house the electronic device.10-04-2012
20100290200ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device is provided with a conductive member, a printed wiring board including an insulating base member, and a metal foil member provided on one surface of the base member, a fixing member which fixes the printed wiring board to the conductive member, and a conductive adhesive member which covers a surface of the metal foil member and electrically connects the metal foil member to the fixing member.11-18-2010
20100290199Encapsulation Module Method for Production and Use Thereof - A method for producing an encapsulation module and/or for encapsulating a micromechanical arrangement, wherein electronic connection provisions are formed from a blank of electrically conductive semiconductor material, by one or more structuring processes and/or etching processes, wherein, in the course of forming the electronic connection provisions, a pedestal of the semiconductor material arises, on which the electronic connection provisions are arranged, wherein the latter are subsequently embedded with an embedding material and the embedding material and/or the semiconductor pedestal are removed after the embedding to an extent such that a defined number of the electronic connection provisions have electrical contacts on at least one of the outer surfaces of the encapsulation module thus produced, wherein11-18-2010
20100246145ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DUMMY CONNECTOR THEREOF - An electronic device includes a shell, a printed circuit board, and a dummy connector. The shell defines a through hole and accommodates the printed circuit board. The dummy connector includes a main body and a grounded portion. The main body includes a projection engaging the through hole. The grounded portion extends from the main body and is electrically fixed to the printed circuit board to be grounded.09-30-2010
20120314385CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A circuit board includes: a base substrate having a pattern formation surface at least on either side thereof, the pattern formation surface having a circuit pattern including a ground pattern formed thereon; a plurality of electronic components mounted on the pattern formation surface of the base substrate; a shield case having an opening facing toward the pattern formation surface and mounted on the patter formation surface to cover part of the plurality of electronic components; and a connector terminal for high frequency signals mounted to the shield case such that it extends in a direction along the pattern formation surface.12-13-2012
20120127677AUTOMOTIVE CONTROL UNIT - Automotive control unit having two connectors is provided in an uncomplicated configuration that allows holding durability to be ensured against high external force upon insertion of the connectors, watertightness in a severer environment, and high reliable connecting portions.05-24-2012
20120162940SLIDE BUTTON AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An exemplary electronic device includes a shell, a circuit board located in an inner side of the shell, a toggle switch positioned on the circuit board, and a slide button. The toggle switch includes a pin. The shell defines a through hole therein. The slide button includes an operating portion located at an outer side of the shell, a curved body extending obliquely from a side of the operating portion. The body of the slide button extends through the through hole of the shell. A distal end of the body of the slide button engages with the pin of the toggle switch. The pin of the toggle switch can be caused to move by moving the slide button.06-28-2012
20120162941ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SWITCH - An electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board disposed in the housing, a female connector received in the housing, and a switch. The female connector is configured to receive and electrically connect a male connector, including a through hole, the through hole having a first opening exposed outside the housing for insertion of the male connector into the through hole therethrough and an opposing second opening located within the housing, the second opening aligned with the first opening. The switch is electrically connected to the circuit board adjacent to the second opening. The switch is able to be actuated by an elongated object passing through the second opening, and the electronic device is rebooted when the switch is actuated.06-28-2012
20120162939APPARATUS FOR VIBRATING A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes: a housing, a power pack received in the housing, and an actuator disposed between the power pack and a component of the portable electronic device, the component being in a fixed position relative to the housing, wherein the actuator imparts a force on the power pack to move the power pack relative to the housing.06-28-2012
20100079963CIRCUIT MODULE - A shield case shields an electric circuit on a circuit board by covering a front surface and a side peripheral surface of the circuit board. The shield case includes a frame section vertically arranged on a mother board and covering the side peripheral surface of the circuit board, and a lid section including a plate member provided at an upper end of the frame section and covering the front surface of the circuit board. The circuit board is arranged in the frame section at a position spaced apart from a front surface of the mother board, and has a circuit-side connector at a back surface of the circuit board. The circuit-side connector is connected with a mother-board-side connector provided at the mother board, so that an electric circuit of the circuit board is electrically connected with a conductive portion of the mother board.04-01-2010
20110182044Mounting component and electronic apparatus - A mounting component includes a fixed frame to be fixed to a board and a sliding frame. The fixed frame includes first and second fixed side plates having through holes formed in positions corresponding to engaging holes of an electronic component, and first and second fixed arms connecting the first and second fixed side plates. The sliding frame includes first and second sliding side plates including engaging pins to be inserted via the through holes into the engaging holes of the electronic component, first and second sliding arms extending from the front and back ends of the first sliding side plate, and third and fourth sliding arms extending from the front and back ends of the second sliding side plate. The first, second, third, and fourth sliding arms are configured to slide the first and second sliding plates away from the first and second fixed side plates.07-28-2011
20110182043CONTROL UNIT FOR PERSONAL PROTECTION DEVICE FOR A VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING SUCH A CONTROL UNIT - A control unit is provided and a method for assembling such a control unit for a personal protection device for a vehicle. A circuit board is installed between a plastic cover and a plastic floor. An interface is positioned on the circuit board, for an electrical connection to at least one additional vehicle component. At least one opening is provided in the plastic cover for the electrical connection.07-28-2011
20120314386PORTABLE SLIDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A DYNAMIC FLEX ALIGNMENT SCHEME AND METHODS OF ASSEMBLING SAME - According to one aspect, a portable electronic device that includes a base portion and a sliding portion. The sliding portion is adapted to be coupled to the base portion and slideable relative thereto between a closed position and an open position. The device also includes a flex connector coupled to the sliding portion, the flex connector having a connector end, a dynamic region, and an intermediate coupler between the connector end and the dynamic region. The device also includes a guide base slidably coupled to the sliding portion, the guide base being adapted to be mechanically coupled to the intermediate coupler so as to secure the flex connector to the guide base before the sliding portion is coupled to the base portion.12-13-2012
20120212913DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING SPEAKER MAGNET FOR CONTROLLING OPERATION STATUS OF DISPLAY THEREOF - An exemplary electronic device includes a main housing and a cover pivotably attached to the main housing. The main housing has a printed circuit board received therein. A Hall sensor is fixed and electrically connected to the printed circuit board. The cover has a display and a speaker located adjacent to the display. The speaker includes a magnet. The Hall sensor can detect variation of a magnetic field of the magnet to output different voltages, thereby actuating the display to turn on or turn off.08-23-2012
20100067205ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a circuit board having a connector mounted at an end edge and a metal member reinforcing the connector, the connector including a fitting surface of the connector facing outside; a housing which accommodates the circuit board and includes a first opening for a keyboard arrangement formed in an upper surface thereof and a second opening for fitting with a mating connector formed on a side surface thereof, the second opening facing the fitting surface of the connector mounted on the circuit board; and a keyboard exposed to the outside from the first opening and having a plurality of keys arranged on an upper surface thereof. The metal member extends under the keyboard and supports a portion of the lower surface of the keyboard.03-18-2010
20120134123PCB FIXING DEVICE AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A PCB fixing device includes a case having a plurality of sliding holes spaced apart from each other, and a plurality of fixing members engaged with and movable along the sliding holes, and configured to couple with edges of a PCB to fix the PCB to the case. Accordingly, the position of the PCB fixing device can be adjusted according to the size of the PCB by moving the fixing member along the sliding hole. The PCB fixing device is applicable to PCBs of various sizes and structures, and can reduce loss resulting from a change in the specification of a PCB.05-31-2012
20100195296SLIDING PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided is a sliding portable electronic device having a waterproof structure which does not restrict a circuit design. The sliding portable electronic device according to the present invention comprises a pair of housings engaging slidably with each other. An electric component built in one housing is connected to an electric component built in the other housing through a flexible lead. The other housing is provided with an opening, through which the flexible lead passes, and the opening is blocked by a waterproof sheet. The flexible lead, which is drawn out from the electric component of the one casing, passes between the abutment surfaces of the waterproof sheet and the other casing and is connected to the electric component of the other housing.08-05-2010
20090059543ELECTRONIC DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD USING LDS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE MANUFACTURED BY THE METHOD - Disclosed is a method for manufacturing an electronic device using LDS and an electronic manufacturing by the method, in which resin for LDS is adhered to an inner surface of an external case by double injection or insert injection so as to implement a circuit. The electronic device using LDS includes upper and lower external cases, wherein resin for LDS is adhered to an inner surface of the lower external case by double injection or insert injection. Components of the electronic device are mounted on the resin, and the upper and lower external case are assembled with each other.03-05-2009
20090059542KEYCHAIN WITH HOLDER FOR DIGITAL MEMORY CARD - A keychain includes a key ring and a housing member coupled to the key ring. The housing member includes a body member and a cover member shaped and dimensioned to slide over the body member to substantially cover the body member. The body member includes at least one pocket shaped and dimensioned for receiving a digital memory card. The body member includes a plurality of sidewalls, a front wall and an end wall. The at least one pocket is formed in one of the plurality of sidewalls and extends into a central portion of the body member. A body stop member is formed along at least one of the plurality of sidewalls, the body stop member is shaped and dimensioned for engaging a cover stop member formed along the cover member so as to provide a frictional engagement preventing inadvertent removal of the cover member when the cover member is positioned over the body member.03-05-2009
20120229993ANTISTATIC CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRICAL DEVICE USING SAME - An exemplary antistatic circuit board includes a first outer layer, a second outer layer, a first ground layer, and a second ground layer. The first ground layer and the second ground layer are positioned between the first outer layer and the second outer layer. The first ground layer is adjacent to the first outer layer and the second ground layer is adjacent to the second outer layer. The antistatic circuit board defines two position holes each penetrating through the first ground layer and the second ground layer. Two circuit grounds are wired on the first ground layer and the second ground layer, respectively. The second ground layer further includes a chassis ground. Each of the position holes also penetrates through the chassis ground.09-13-2012
20120229996HOUSING AND METHOD OF FASTENING ELECTRONIC CARD - A housing is usable for positioning selectively a first electronic card having a first locking hole and a second electronic card having a second locking hole, and includes a base plate, a connector for mating with the selected one of the first and second electronic cards, and a movable element including a lever body that has an end portion connected pivotally to the base plate and a third locking hole opposite to the end portion. The lever body is operable to move the third locking hole between a first position, where the third locking hole is aligned with the first locking hole to cooperatively receive a fastener for fastening one of the first and second electronic cards, and a second position, where the third locking hole is aligned with the second locking hole to cooperatively receive the fastener for fastening the other one of the first and second electronic cards.09-13-2012
20120170235FIXING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A fixing apparatus includes a bottom wall, a circuit board, and a supporting member. The circuit board is mounted on the bottom wall, with a space defined between the circuit board and the bottom wall. A connector is installed on the circuit board adjacent to an end of the circuit board, to be electrically connected to the electronic device. The supporting member is supported on the bottom wall. A first end of the supporting member is inserted into the space between the circuit board and the bottom wall, and engages with the circuit board. A second end of the supporting member is exposed out of the end of the circuit board adjacent to the connector, to support the electronic device.07-05-2012
20120170236ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS COUPLED TO CIRCUIT BOARDS - The present invention can facilitate the coupling between electrical components and a circuit board after the circuit board is inserted into a housing of an electronic device. An electrical component can be integrated with a flexible circuit of another electrical component. The flexible circuit can be electrically and mechanically coupled to the circuit board after the circuit board is inserted into the housing. Alternatively, electrical contacts can be disposed on a body of the electrical component and a complementary set of electrical contacts can be disposed on the circuit board. When the circuit board is disposed within a receptacle of the electrical component, the electrical contacts on the electrical component are coupled directly to the electrical contacts on the circuit board.07-05-2012
20120170234SLIDE BUTTON, SWITCHING ASSEMBLY, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A slide button, used for activating a mode of an electronic device by operating a toggle switch on a circuit board of the electronic device, includes an operating member, an activating member, and a positioning member. The operating member defines a first surface used for applying a force therein and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The activating member includes two tail fins and a positioning member respectively extending from the second surface. The tail fin defines an opening. The toggle switch is received in the opening. The connecting board is received in the opening and used for enhancing the strength of the two tail fins. The positioning member is connected to the two tail fins and spaced apart from the operating member. The positioning member and the operating member together secure the slide button to the electronic device.07-05-2012
20120170233MAINFRAME STRUCTURE - A mainframe structure includes a housing having a front opening, flanges on one same plane around the front opening and stop members suspending on the inside corresponding to the flanges, a circuit module accommodated in the housing, and a cover detachably mounted in the front opening of the housing and stopped against the flanges and the stop member. The cover has two slots symmetrically disposed at two opposite lateral sides, two lugs respectively disposed adjacent to the slots and two handles respectively mounted in the slots and pivoted to the lugs in reversed directions. By means of biasing the two handles to stop against respective stop members, the user can detach the cover from the housing conveniently with the hands without any hand tools.07-05-2012
20120075814SUPPORT TABS FOR PROTECTING A CIRCUIT BOARD FROM APPLIED FORCES - The present invention can relate to an electronic device having one or more support tabs that protect a circuit board disposed inside the device from externally applied compressive forces. In particular, when a force is applied to a housing of the device, the support tabs can buttress the housing of the device, either directly or through other intervening components disposed within the device, to reduce the likelihood that the housing or intervening components will contact and damage the circuit board. The present invention also can relate to methods for manufacturing such an electronic device.03-29-2012
20120176755ELECTRONIC DEVICES HAVING MULTI-PURPOSE COWLINGS AND CO-AXIAL CABLE GROUNDING AND FIXTURE BRACKETS - Retention structures are provided to guide and secure a co-axial cable from an upper portion to a lower portion of a logic board having a bend region. In one embodiment, a retention structure can guide, retain, and electrically ground the co-axial cable at multiple locations. In another embodiment, a retention structure can provide route a co-axial cable around the bend region of the logic board, while providing strain relief and the ability to accommodate co-axial cables of different lengths, due to manufacturing tolerances. Multi-purpose cowling structures are also provided to minimize spacing impact within an electronic device, while maximizing functional utility. In another embodiment, a cowling can electrically connect the ground plane of a logic board to the ground plane of a housing member and provide a pre-load force to a conductor connection existing on logic board.07-12-2012
20120176757ELECTRONIC DEVICE IN WHICH AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT IS MOUNTED ON A MAIN BOARD - There is provided an electronic device. The electronic device includes: a main board formed with a cut out and comprising first and second surfaces facing each other; and an electronic component comprising a sub board and a casing and connected to the main board. A part of the electronic component is accommodated in the cut out of the main board across the first and second surfaces of the main board. The sub board and the main board are spaced from each other without overlap.07-12-2012
20120176756HIGH SPEED NETWORK INTERFACE - A network interface adapted for high speed networks. The interface includes isolation circuits with a transformer containing two primary coils and two secondary coils. A wire making up each primary coil may be twisted with a wire making up a secondary. These two coils may then be co-wound on a common core. The transformer may be connected to a common mode choke. The isolation circuit may be packaged such that the transformer and coil are in a line, with isolation circuits for a plurality of pairs arranged in parallel. The interface circuit may be packaged in a connector housing, which also may be adapted for high speed performance. The housing may receive multiple isolation circuits in parallel. The housing may also include a mating contact portion in which mating contacts for signal conductors of each pair are positioned along the same side of a cavity.07-12-2012
20100271790MULTI-CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - The present invention can relate to multiple-connector assemblies for use in, for example, electronic devices. Each of the connectors are constrained to another connector by aligning one or more complementary sets of reference features. A locating bracket may be used to couple multiple connectors together. Alternatively, the connectors may be coupled to each other directly. The electronic device also may include a retainer coupled to the connectors (either directly or indirectly through the locating bracket). The retainer and a surface of one of the connectors may form a single plane to which an end cap of the housing may be coupled, thereby accurately locating the end cap with respect to the connectors. The present invention also can relate to methods of manufacturing such an electronic device.10-28-2010
20090296357 LIQUID SENSITIVE ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS12-03-2009
20100008054Solder interface between integrated connector terminals and printed circuit board - A process for electrically and mechanically attaching a connector to a printed circuit board contained in a housing involves steps of providing a housing member having an electrical connector integrally extending through a wall of the housing member; providing a circuit board having an electrical contact pad and a solder bump on the electrical contact pad; positioning the printed circuit board on the housing member with the solder bump contacting the terminal to form a pre-assembly; liquefying the solder bump; and re-solidifying the solder bump to establish attachment of the connector to the printed circuit board. Liquefying the solder bump and re-solidifying the solder bump can be achieved using either a conventional reflow technique in which the entire sub-assembly is heated, or a hot bar apparatus may be employed to selectively heat thermally conductive pads that are in thermal contact with solder bumps on the printed circuit board.01-14-2010
20120314384LOW-STRESS TSV DESIGN USING CONDUCTIVE PARTICLES - A component can include a substrate having a first surface and a second surface remote therefrom, an opening extending in a direction between the first and second surfaces, and a conductive via extending within the opening. The substrate can have a CTE less than 10 ppm/° C. The conductive via can include a plurality of base particles each including a first region of a first metal substantially covered by a layer of a second metal different from the first metal. The base particles can be metallurgically joined together and the second metal layers of the particles can be at least partially diffused into the first regions. The conductive via can include voids interspersed between the joined base particles. The voids can occupy 10% or more of a volume of the conductive via.12-13-2012
20120281371CONTROLLER FOR HVAC WITH INSTRUCTION SHEET SLOT - The present invention provides for a controller for an HVAC system comprising a controller assembly including a main housing having a mounting plate for mounting the controller assembly to a building wall, the mounting plate having at least one side and a back surface for facing the building wall when mounted thereto, a sheet receiving slot disposed in the back surface and the slot having a side opening in the side of the mounting plate, the slot configured for receiving an instruction sheet through the side opening in order to allow insertion and removal of the instruction from the slot.11-08-2012
20120262890ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DEPRESSIBLE AND ROTATABLE WHEEL - An electronic device includes a housing defining an opening, a circuit board fixed in the housing, a processor, and a wheel module. The wheel module includes a seat, a cantilevered arm, a wheel rotatably fixed to the cantilevered arm and partially extending out of the opening, an encoder fixed to the cantilevered arm, and a micro switch fixed to the seat. One end of the cantilevered arm is fixed to the seat, and an opposite end is free. The cantilevered arm is deformable so as to enable the free end to actuate the micro switch, when the cantilevered arm is depressed. The actuated micro switch then generates a trigger signal. The encoder is configured to convert the rotation of the wheel to corresponding electrical signals, when the wheel is rotated. The processor controls the electronic device to perform preset functions according to the trigger signal or the electrical signals.10-18-2012
20120262892ELECTRONIC UNIT CASE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC UNIT - A case includes a case body and a cover member. The case body includes a bottom wall portion having a surface area which allows selective accommodation of a first substrate and a second substrate and an outer peripheral portion. The outer peripheral portion includes a front wall portion (a reference wall portion), a pair of left and right wall portions which come into abutment with lateral sides of the first and second substrates, and ribs (first restraint portions) configured to restrain the first substrate in cooperation with the front wall portion at a position where a reference side of the first substrate comes into abutment with the front wall portion. The case body includes a diaphragm (a second restraint portion) configured to restrain the second substrate in cooperation with the front wall portion at a position where a reference side of the second substrate comes into abutment with the front wall portion.10-18-2012
20120262889ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING COVER - An electromagnetic shielding cover is configured to shield different kinds of electronic assemblies on a PCB. The PCB includes at least one shielding frame. The at least one shielding frame surrounds the electronic assemblies. The electromagnetic shielding cover comprises a film and an electrically-conductive layer coated on the film. The film is made of insulated materials. The electrically-conductive layer has at least one electrically-conductive area corresponding to the at least one shielding frame, each electrically-conductive area defines a sealed shielding space in combination with a corresponding shielding frame, to shield the electronic assemblies.10-18-2012
20120262888Floating electrical connection device and protective case having the same - A floating electrical connection device includes a base, a support plate, a circuit board, an electric connector, and at least one spring. The base includes a bottom wall and two sidewalls. Each of the sidewalls is formed with a guide slot. The support plate is disposed between the sidewalls, and is spaced apart from the bottom wall. The support plate includes two sliding members disposed respectively on left and right sides thereof, and extending respectively and movably into the guide slots. The circuit board is disposed on the support plate. The electric connector is disposed on the circuit board, and is electrically connected to the circuit board. The spring is disposed for biasing the support plate away from the bottom wall. As such, the electric connector can be electrically connected to an additional electric connector at a selected one of at least two predetermined positions.10-18-2012
20120081863WIRELESS SIGNAL RECEIVER - A wireless signal receiver includes a housing, and a receiving module. The housing has a front portion, a rear portion and two side portions, and the housing has an installing space having an opening. The opening is located at the front portion. The receiving module is located in the installing space of the housing, and includes a circuit board, a receiving chip electrically coupled with the circuit board, and electric-conducting contacting portions electrically coupled with the circuit board. The electric-conducting contacting portions exposes to outside of the opening. Thereby, the total dimension is reduced.04-05-2012
20120229995SOLENOID - A solenoid for use with a fuel injector, the solenoid comprising a housing able to be attached to an injector; a core able to be located within the housing; a coil able to be located within the core; and an electrical cable electrically connected to the coil wherein at least the coil and the electrical cable connection to the coil is encapsulated by encapsulant.09-13-2012
20120229994PUSH BUTTON AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING SAME - A push button for mounting on an electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a shell defining a hole, and a circuit board received in the shell. The push button includes a pressing member, a switch and a lever. The depressing member is received in the hole. The switch is received in the shell and connected to the circuit board. The switch is configured to be misaligned with the hole. The lever includes a spring arm and an body pivotally connected to the shell. When pressed, the depressing member pushes the lever to rotate from the first position to a second position where the other end of the body of the lever actuates the switch. The disclosure also provides the means of incorporating the push button into a device.09-13-2012
20090154116EXPANSION SYSTEM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - An expansion system for portable electronic devices is provided. A portable electronic device includes: a main logic board; an expansion device for expanding functionality of the portable electronic device; a flexible interconnection for logically connecting the expansion device to the main logic board; and a package for enclosing the main logic board and the expansion device together. The main logic board is mechanically isolated from the expansion device. The expansion device is physically spaced from the main logic board when enclosed in the package. An intrinsic expansion for a portable electronic device includes: an expansion board for expanding functionality of the portable electronic device, an expansion interface for logically connecting the expansion board to a main logic board of the portable electronic device, and a flexible interconnection for interconnecting the expansion board and the expansion interface. The expansion device is mounted in the portable electric device so as to be physically spaced from the main logic board when assembled.06-18-2009
20100328910AUTOMATION APPLIANCE - An automation appliance with at least one wireless communication interface has electronics arranged on a printed circuit board, where the printed circuit board is in a housing having externally accessible plug connectors. A plug connector is connected to the communication interface electronics and is aligned adjacent to the printed circuit board in the area of the interface electronics. The plug connector has a center contact for RF signal connection surrounded by outer contacts that provide RF shielding. Another plug connector of similar mechanical design is also provided which provides for cable based communications interface and is not a RF plug.12-30-2010
20120327618ELECTRICAL JUNCTION BOX - An electrical junction box 12-27-2012
20120320545INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE AND RELATED ASSEMBLING METHOD - An intelligent power module includes a power circuit board having a plurality of power devices and fixed on a base plate of a case body able to be closed with a lid to form a protective case of the intelligent power module. The intelligent power module also includes a control circuit board suitable to drive the power devices of the power circuit board. The control circuit board is associated with the lid in such a way that the control circuit board is comprised within the case body. The control circuit board and the lid thus realizing an intelligent lid of the intelligent power module.12-20-2012
20120320544ELECTRICAL CONTROL UNIT - An electrical control unit comprises a case having a groove on a first contact surface thereof, a cover having a protrusion on a second contact surface thereof, a printed wiring board received in a board receiving space defined between the case and the cover, and an adhesive received in the groove, wherein when the cover is put on the case having the protrusion inserted into the groove, the adhesive in a still soft condition is forced to move toward a space between the first and second contact surfaces for bonding the same, and wherein when the printed wiring board is properly put in the board receiving space, a peripheral outer surface of the board serves as an extra part of an inside wall of the groove.12-20-2012
20120320543CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE THEREOF - A circuit board assembly structure includes at least a stable fixture, the stable fixture consists a first top clip plate and a first bottom clip plate which can clamp each other and connect to circuit boards in between, then combine the stable fixture to the object to simplify assembly of circuit boards. An extension fixture connects plural extension circuit boards in abutting joint, such that helps modular production.12-20-2012
20110038129FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE - A flat panel display device includes a housing, a display panel, a main frame, a power supply module, and a circuit board assembly. The housing is for receiving the display panel, the main frame, the power supply module, and the circuit board assembly. The main frame is fixed on the housing and is integrated with the housing. The display panel is secured on the main frame. The power supply module is secured on the main frame and is electrically connected to the display panel. The circuit board assembly is secured on the main frame and is electrically connected to the display panel and the power supply module.02-17-2011
20120268905SUBSTRATE AND MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - Provided is a substrate, wherein wire-breaking of a plurality of signal lines can be detected, circuit configuration can be simplified, and processing load accompanying wire-breaking detection processing can be minimized. This substrate is a multi-layer structured FPC substrate (10-25-2012
20110228499CIRCUIT MODULE - An isolator includes a core isolator mounted on a circuit board and including a ferrite and permanent magnets to apply a direct-current magnetic field to the ferrite, and includes no yoke for controlling the leakage of the direct-current magnetic field out of the isolator. Power amplifiers are arranged in a straight line along with the core isolator interposed therebetween. A metal case covers the core isolator and the power amplifiers. The heights of the power amplifiers are greater than that of the core isolator.09-22-2011
20110228498ELECTRONIC CONTROLLER FOR VEHICLE - An electronic controller for a vehicle includes a circuit board on which an electronic component is mounted and a metal housing accommodating the circuit board therein. The housing includes an inner face and an outer face, at least one of the inner face and the outer face being subjected to surface treatment facilitating heat absorption and dissipation. The inner face of the housing further includes a protruding portion extending to a heating portion of the circuit board so as to be close to the heating portion, or includes concavities and convexities at at least a part thereof opposed to a surface of the circuit board on which the electronic component is mounted so as to increase a surface area of the inner face.09-22-2011
20110228497JUNCTION BOX - Provided is a junction box 09-22-2011
20110228493PROTECTIVE COVER, KEY ASSEMBLY USING THE SAME AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE KEY ASSEMBLY - A protective cover includes a cover body and a pressing body integrally mounted to the cover body. The cover body has an accommodating cavity recessed from a surface of the cover body and an accommodating hole defined through the base wall of the accommodating cavity. The pressing body is mounted to the cover body and includes a pressing portion and a resisting post. The pressing portion is configured for being received within the accommodating cavity and exposed from the accommodating hole. The resisting post protruding from a surface of the pressing portion away from the cover body corresponding to the switch. There also discloses a key assembly using the protective cover and a portable electronic device using the key assembly.09-22-2011
20120275125ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING JACK - An electronic device having a jack hole to expose a jack, includes a circumferential wall is formed in a case to surround the jack, wherein two gap portions of the circumferential wall are formed to pass from the jack hole to the inside of the case, and wherein one gap of the two gap portions is smaller than the other gap of two gap portions.11-01-2012
20100232124SUPER CAPACITOR CASING AND SUPERCAPACITOR EMBEDDED DEVICE - A casing to support a solid state device SSD therein and super capacitors therein to be electronically connected together.09-16-2010
20100232123Circuit interface device - A circuit interface device includes a shell and a circuit board assembly. The circuit board assembly has a circuit board protection cap and a circuit board installed on the circuit board protection cap. A plurality of electrical connection contacts is disposed on one side surface of the circuit board. The circuit board assembly and the shell are assembled together in a structural matching mode. The circuit board is supported by the circuit board protection cap, so that the electrical connection contacts on the circuit board are corresponding to a socket at one end of the shell, and the shell enables the circuit interface device to be electrically inserted into a circuit interface jack of an electronic device by using a connecting portion.09-16-2010
20110249415ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a main unit with a housing having an upper wall, a front wall, a rear wall facing a communicating party, a display rotatably attached to the main unit, a circuit board in the housing of the main unit, a directional antenna on the circuit board, and a reflecting plate between the antenna and an inner surface of the housing. The antenna emits a radio wave in a direction substantially orthogonal to the upper wall. The reflecting plate reflects the radio wave from the antenna toward the rear wall in order to allow the radio wave to travel toward the communicating party through the rear wall. The electronic apparatus can be operated with the display screen and the communicating party in a same direction from the perspective of a position facing the front wall.10-13-2011
20120327617DISPLAY DEVICE - Water running on a flat cable (12-27-2012
20120327616MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PCI CARD - A mounting apparatus for a PCI card includes an enclosure, a mounting bracket configured to secure a first end of the PCI card, a securing bracket mounted on the bottom panel, and a securing member. The securing bracket includes a bracket body and an engaging plate extending from the bracket body. The securing member includes a pressing element pivotably mounted to the securing bracket and a securing element pivotably mounted on the pressing element. The securing element is configured to engage the engaging plate to enable the pressing element to press the second end to locate the second end between the bracket body and the pressing element.12-27-2012
20100220453ELECTRONIC HOUSING, ASSEMBLIES THEREFOR AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - An electronic housing is provided comprising a first cover assembly combinable with a second cover assembly to house or enclose a printed circuit board therebetween. Each cover assembly includes a cover and a frame, the cover attachable to the frame by bending portions of the cover thereabout. The cover is preferably stamped metal and the frame is preferably injection molded plastic. Each cover may include recesses such that, when the cover is bent around the frame, the cover bends at the recesses and closely engages the frame on multiple mating surfaces. The cover assemblies may be welded together, such as by ultrasonic welding, to form a complete package or housing, and may include intermittingly spaced shear weld features to improve bond strength therebetween. Methods of manufacturing and/or assembling electronic housings and cover assemblies are also provided.09-02-2010
20100220452OPERATING PANEL FOR AN ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE - An operating panel for an electrical appliance that includes a receiving compartment open at least on one side thereof and an electronic circuit board. The electronic circuit board may be introduced by way of the at least one open side and fixed in the receiving compartment by fixing elements. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, at least one side wall of the receiving compartment includes at least a first spring tongue, the first spring tongue intersecting a mounting plane for the electronic circuit board defined by the fixing elements.09-02-2010
20100220451REINFORCED KEY FOB - An example key fob assembly includes a circuit board having a plurality of circuits in the keypad having a plurality of coupled buttons closing the plurality of circuits. A reinforcement member secures to a key fob housing between the circuit board and the keypad. The circuit board abuts the reinforcement member.09-02-2010
20110299258MOUNT STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRICAL BOARD, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A mount structure includes: a plurality of metal frames over which the respective electrical boards disposing an electronic component are removably mounted; stacks and mounts the frames. An uppermost frame is an N-th frame (N is an integer of 2 or larger) and a frame disposed under the N-th frame is an (N−1)-th frame. A metal cover case that houses an N-th electrical board which is mounted over the N-th frame and is removably mounted on the N-th frame is provided; wherein the N-th frame is removably mounted over the (N−1)-th frame at an N-th mount portion such that the N-th frame faces an (N−1)-th electrical board that is mounted over the (N−1)-th frame; and the N-th mount portion is disposed at an outer portion with respect to the cover case that is mounted on the N-th frame.12-08-2011
20120327615PROTECTIVE CASING - A protective casing equipped with positioning unit and power supply unit can be used to accommodate an electronic device, which has or hasn't a GPS positioning system. A switch disposed in the protective casing can select from different operation modes so as to activate related functions to provide positioning data and/or electrical power for the electronic device, or the protective casing simply provides water-proof and rugged protection when both the positioning unit and the power supply unit are deactivated by the switch.12-27-2012
20120327614METHOD FOR ATTACHING A METAL SURFACE TO A CARRIER, A METHOD FOR ATTACHING A CHIP TO A CHIP CARRIER, A CHIP-PACKAGING MODULE AND A PACKAGING MODULE - A method for attaching a metal surface to a carrier is provided, the method including: forming a first polymer layer over the metal surface; forming a second polymer layer over a surface of the carrier; and bringing the first polymer layer into physical contact with the second polymer layer such that at least one of an interpenetrating polymer structure and an inter-diffusing polymer structure is formed between the first polymer layer and the second polymer layer.12-27-2012
20120287588RF INTERFERENCE SUPPRESSOR - An RF interference suppressor for satellite receivers and more specifically those that employ the MOCA standard is provided. The RF interference suppressor shields the connection point of the center conductor of the F-connector to the PC board from spurious signals emanating from the high speed digital portions of the receiver. In addition, the RF interference suppressor shield includes a tab portion that encompasses the threaded portion of the F-connector and operates to shield the path for RF interference resulting from the gap between the F-connector body and the inner shield wall of the receiver.11-15-2012
20130010437MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR CIRCUIT BOARD - A mounting apparatus for fixing a circuit board having a position block comprises an enclosure having a bottom plate; a first mounting member having a first securing portion, and a second mounting member having a first position portion and a first mounting portion. A first through hole is defined on the bottom plate. A first depressed portion is defined around the first through hole on the bottom plate. A first fixing hole is defined on the first securing portion. The first position portion is received in the first depressed portion to prevent the first position portion rotating relative to the bottom plate. The first mounting portion passes through the first through hole to be fixed in the first fixing hole. The bottom plate is fixed between the first securing portion and the first position portion. The position block engages the position slot to fix the circuit board on the enclosure.01-10-2013
20130010439Enclosures for Containing Transducers and Electronics on A Downhole Tool - A downhole tool for subsurface disposal is provided. The tool comprises an elongated tool body, an enclosure attached to an exterior surface of the tool body. The enclosure comprises at least one transducer disposed at an angle with respect to a longitudinal axis of the enclosure, and an electronics board coupled to and disposed adjacent to the at least one transducer. The enclosure also defines an internal cavity, and the internal cavity contains a fluid for insulating the at least one transducer from a downhole environment. The fluid is in direct contact with the at least one transducer and the electronics board.01-10-2013
20130010441MICROELECTRONIC ELEMENTS WITH POST-ASSEMBLY PLANARIZATION - A microelectronic unit can include a carrier structure having a front surface, a rear surface remote from the front surface, and a recess having an opening at the front surface and an inner surface located below the front surface of the carrier structure. The microelectronic unit can also include a microelectronic element having a top surface adjacent the inner surface, a bottom surface remote from the top surface, and a plurality of contacts at the top surface. The microelectronic unit can also include terminals electrically connected with the contacts of the microelectronic element. The terminals can be electrically insulated from the carrier structure. The microelectronic unit can also include a dielectric region contacting at least the bottom surface of the microelectronic element. The dielectric region can define a planar surface located coplanar with or above the front surface of the carrier structure.01-10-2013
20130010440Power Module and Method for Manufacturing the Same - Provided is a power module invented for easy manufacturing and fatigue reduction at a soldered portion, and a method for manufacturing the same. The power module according to the present invention comprises a substrate where electronic parts are mounted by soldering, and a mold case housing the substrate and including bus bars for electrical connection with an external apparatus. The mold case comprises partition plates forming an electronic part mount area where electronic parts are mounted on the substrate, and a bonding area for bonding to the bus bars, a first resin cast to the electronic part mount area, and a second resin cast to the bonding area.01-10-2013
20090296356Container unit for electrical device - An electrical device storage unit includes a separation wall having a convex portion and a concave portion; a control unit having a printed circuit board whose front surface and back surface are mounted with an electronic component; an adhesive for joining the convex portion and the printed circuit board; and an electrical device that is electrically connected with the control unit by a conductor and arranged opposite the control unit with the separation wall disposed therebetween, wherein the conductor is provided passing through the separation wall and the printed circuit board, and an end of the conductor is soldered to the printed circuit board.12-03-2009
20130016484MOBILE TERMINALAANM YOO; MansungAACI SeoulAACO KRAAGP YOO; Mansung Seoul KR - A mobile terminal includes a terminal body; and a printed circuit board (PCB) assembly mounted to the terminal body. The PCB assembly includes a first PCB, a first electronic device mounted on the first PCB, a second PCB spaced from the first PCB in a first direction, a second electronic device mounted on the second PCB. The first electronic device is disposed to overlap the second electronic device in the first direction. A first shield can may be mounted on the first PCB so as to cover the first electronic device, and configured to shield Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) between the first electronic device and the outside. A shield block may be disposed at a space between the first and second PCBs, accommodating therein the first and second electronic devices, and shielding EMI between the first electronic device and the outside, and between the second electronic device and the outside.01-17-2013
20130016485MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH ENHANCED LAMINATE CONSTRUCTION - A mobile electronic device with enhanced laminate construction is disclosed. The device 01-17-2013
20100128449Ruggedized Housing and Components For A Handled Device - There is provided a housing for a rugged handheld device, which includes: a main housing including: a main circuit board space sealed from an exterior environment, for supporting a main circuit board; and a compartment space for supporting a removable compartment for holding a device component, the device component operably coupled to the main circuit board for operating the handheld device; and a removable compartment cover for sealing the compartment space from the exterior environment, independently from the sealing of the main circuit board space. Also provided is a housing for a rugged handheld device, which includes: a main housing including: a main circuit board space for supporting a main circuit board and a keyboard space for housing a removable keyboard assembly, the keyboard assembly sealing the keyboard space when placed into the keyboard space. Further provided is a housing for a rugged handheld device, which includes: a main housing including: a main circuit board space for supporting a main circuit board and a display space for supporting a display assembly, the display assembly sealing the display space, the display assembly including: a frame including: an electrical contact with the ground circuit of the main circuit board, for forming an electromagnetic interference shield; a perimeter in sealed contact with the display space; and a recessed area for receiving a display.05-27-2010
20110157850ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a circuit board in the housing, a module, a holder, and a buffer. The housing includes a wall. The circuit board includes a first connector. The module includes a second connector configured to engage with the first connector. The holder holds the module. The buffer is configured to be interposed between the wall and the holder such that a gap remains between the first connector and the second connector in a range in which the first connector is electrically connected to the second connector.06-30-2011
20110157849ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH FIXING MECHANISM - An electronic device includes a housing, a printed circuit board (PCB) defining a mounting hole and one or more fixing mechanisms. The fixing mechanism includes a fixing member and a screw. The fixing member includes a main body and a number of elastic connection portions interconnecting the housing and the main body for adjusting a position of the main body relative to the housing. The main body defines a threaded hole. The screw passes through the mounting hole of the PCB and is threaded into the threaded hole of the main body, to fix the PCB on the main body.06-30-2011
20110157848ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH SLIM BUTTON - An electronic device includes a base, a cover attached to the base and defining at least one receiving hole and at least one button movably received in one of the at least one receiving hole. The electronic device further includes a printed circuit board fixed to the base, at least one switch and a resilient. The at least one switch is arranged on the printed circuit board, each corresponding to one of the at least one receiving hole. The resilient plate cantilevered on the printed circuit board, and includes at least one suspended end abutting against the inner surface of the cover and being under the receiving hole. When being pressed, the at least one button moves inward to urge the suspended end to move downward to actuate the switch.06-30-2011
20110157846CARD ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF - A card assembly is used for enabling a first electronic device to be compatible with a card used in a second electronic device. The card assembly defines a first group of specification parameters of the first electronic device to be detachable received in the first electronic device, and further defines a second group of specification parameters of the card. The second group of specification parameters allows the card to be detachable received in the card assembly. When the card assembly, with the card, is received in the first electronic device, the card is directly and electrically connected to the first electronic device.06-30-2011
20120243189ULTRASONIC SENSOR - An ultrasonic sensor includes a transceiver block having a transceiver device for transmitting and receiving ultrasonic waves and a circuit board mounted with an electronic circuit for processing ultrasonic signals transmitted and received through the transceiver device. A housing of the ultrasonic sensor has an opening and a communication hole, and the circuit board is stored into the housing through the opening. The transceiver block is attached to the housing. An electric connector extends through the communication hole of the housing to electrically interconnect the transceiver device and the electronic circuit of the circuit board; and a cover member closes the opening of the housing. The communication hole is sealed by a filler material.09-27-2012
20100091469STORAGE APPARATUS - A storage apparatus including a circuit board, a first flash memory, a first golden finger, a control unit, and a supporting component is provided. The circuit board has a first surface and a second surface. The first flash memory is disposed on the circuit board. The first golden finger and the control unit are disposed on an end of the circuit board, in which the first golden finger is disposed on the first surface, and the control unit is disposed on the second surface, and the control unit is substantially on the backside of the first golden finger. The control unit is electrically connected with the first memory and the first golden finger. The supporting component is used for supporting the circuit board.04-15-2010
20080239681CARABINER UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS HUB - A connector hub apparatus is provided that has a carabiner clip connected to one or more portions of the apparatus. The apparatus can utilize a locking or non-locking type carabiner clip to secure the hub to a bag, belt loop, etc. for quick and easy transport of the apparatus. The hub apparatus can also be clipped around a group of wires or cables to securely fasten the hub in a position off the user's desktop, thus freeing up desk space. In one embodiment, the hub apparatus has an integrated upstream cable and plug that folds out from the apparatus, thereby eliminating the need to carry an upstream cable with the hub apparatus when traveling.10-02-2008
20130176694POWER CASING APPARATUS OF IMAGE DISPLAY MODULE - A power casing apparatus of an image display module includes a display panel configured to have a Light-Emitting Diode module disposed in a front thereof; a bus bar unit installed in the rear of the display panel and configured to supply driving power to the LED module and to have a pair of electrode blades disposed on one side thereof; and a power casing unit disposed in the bus bar unit in such a way as to be attached to or detached from the bus bar unit and configured to supply the driving power to the bus bar unit and to have a pair of power supply connectors disposed at positions corresponding to the respective electrode blades on one side.07-11-2013
20130176695BUTTON ASSEMBLY WITH INVERTED DOME SWITCH - A portable electronic device may have an inverted dome switch assembly. The switch assembly may have an inverted dome that has a base and a conductive underside. The base may be attached to a button member. Two electrical contacts in the button member may face the conductive underside. Corresponding conductive traces may be connected to the contacts. The dome may bear against a housing member. The button member may be movable with respect to the housing member from an unactuated position to an actuated position. The dome switch may form a footprint based upon the dome base area. The housing member may extend into a portion of the footprint and not into the remaining portion of the footprint allowing that space to be otherwise utilized.07-11-2013
20120250271STRUCTURE OF ANTI TAMPER CASE FOR SOLID STATE DISK - A structure of an anti tamper case for the solid state disk includes an upper housing and a lower housing. The upper housing has an extending portion formed respectively on the two sides of the flange. The extending portion has at least one opening. The lower housing corresponds to the upper housing and a space is formed there-between for receiving the solid state disk. The lower housing has a hook formed at the flange corresponding to the opening. The hook and the opening are buckled to each other. The hook will be broken by the flange in the opening when the upper and lower housings are separated, thus prevent the user from forcefully opening the case for self maintenance or internal component replacement.10-04-2012
20130114221Housing for an Electric Circuit for a Fuel Pump - A housing for an electronic circuit for a fuel pump includes a base and a cover which is connected to the base, a printed circuit board and, disposed on one side of the latter, electric and/or electronic components. Disposed on the side of the printed circuit board on which the components are disposed is a self-contained metal strip. The components are arranged in the region surrounded by the strip. A cover is soldered to the self-contained strip in such a way that the printed circuit board forms a base, the cover forms a housing, and the printed circuit board has at least one blocking layer.05-09-2013
20130094159STORAGE DEVICE ASSEMBLY - A storage device assembly includes a first securing tray, a first storage device received in the first securing tray, a second securing tray, a second storage device received in the second securing tray, a backplane, and a transferring board. The backplane is electronically connected to the first storage device and the transferring board, and the transferring board is electronically connected to the second storage device.04-18-2013
20130094161MOBILE WIRELESS DEVICE - A mobile wireless device includes a first housing, a second housing, a first hinge configured to freely openably and closably connect the first housing with the second housing, a first circuit board provided in the first housing, a second circuit board provided in the second housing, a signal cable configured to electrically connect the first circuit board with the second circuit board, a plate-shaped ground that is provided so as to be stacked on the second circuit board and has a notch at a location through which the signal cable is passed, and a conductive member that covers the signal cable and the notch.04-18-2013
20130094160DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention is a display device where it is possible to prevent, at a high level, an adhesive from protruding to the metal frame for supporting the display panel in the case where the front window is pasted to the display panel via the adhesive. Specifically, the present invention provides a display device having; a display panel LCP; a metal frame FR04-18-2013
20130100620Electrical Assembly for a Motor Vehicle, Suitable for Contacting With a Connector - The invention relates to an electrical assembly for a motor vehicle, suitable for contacting with a connector, and to a method for making electrical contact between an electrical assembly for a motor vehicle and at least one connector, wherein the first contact elements on the assembly are designed as contact surfaces (04-25-2013
20130100619BRACING STRUCTURE FOR EXPANSION CARDS OF DIFFERENT SIZES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE BRACING STRUCTURE - An exemplary bracing structure is provided for selectively securing either one expansion card or two expansion cards, all the expansion cards selected from a group consisting of differently sized expansion cards. The bracing structure includes a main body and a fixing frame. The main body has a fixing end. The fixing frame is configured for fixing one end of a selected one expansion card in position in the bracing structure. The fixing frame is detachably fixable to different positions on the main body according to the selected one expansion card. In two of the different positions, the fixing frame maintains different distances from the fixing end.04-25-2013
20130128477METHOD OF DETERMINING REINFORCEMENT POSITION OF CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE AND SUBSTRATE ASSEMBLY - A method of determining a reinforcement position of a circuit board includes: setting a numerical model of a circuit board in which an electronic component is mounted in a front surface by bumps, and a reinforcing member is attached to a position corresponding to a bump located in a corner part of the electrical component in a back surface; incorporating information about a stud that is located in a periphery of the electronic component and fixes the circuit board to a chassis of the electronic device; performing a simulation for obtaining values of stresses generated in bumps of corner parts when a force is applied to the electronic component from a back side of the circuit board; and determining an arrangement of the reinforcing member in accordance with a position of the stud based on the values of stresses obtained by the simulation.05-23-2013
20130128476WATERPROOF RADIO ACCESSORY CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A novel method, apparatus, and system are disclosed for a waterproof connector assembly apparatus, adapted to provide electromagnetic interface connectivity between a communications accessory device and a two-way radio. The waterproof connector assembly apparatus comprises a circuit board member, affixing means for at least one pin, a rigid chassis member adapted for mounting the circuit board member, a flexible overmold, and an affixing member adapted to affix the waterproof connector assembly apparatus to the two-way radio.05-23-2013
20110273854Magnetic Field Sensor - The invention relates to a magnetic field sensor comprising a housing which includes a plug and encloses sensor electronics. According to the invention, the housing comprises a two-pieced housing composed of a housing top part, which has a single opening, and a housing base which closes the opening, and out of which the contact pins of the plug extend, and which carries the sensor electronics.11-10-2011
20110211318ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH PROTECTIVE COVER - An electronic device having an external interface is disclosed including a housing having a positioning board, a protective cover having a cover portion, and a securing assembly secured to the positioning board. The cover portion is for covering or exposing the external interface. The securing assembly and the positioning board cooperatively prevent a portion of the protective cover from separating from the housing.09-01-2011
20130148316DIGITAL SET-TOP UNIT - A digital set-top unit capable of expansion includes a first body and a second body. The first body has a first casing, a first expansion circuit substrate, and a first circuit substrate. The first casing has a first coupling side and a second coupling side. The second body has a second casing, a second expansion circuit substrate, and a second circuit substrate. The second casing has a third coupling side and a fourth coupling side. The first body and the second body are coupled together by the coupling sides of the first and second casings, such that the first expansion circuit substrate and the second expansion circuit substrate are electrically connected, allowing the first circuit substrate and the second circuit substrate to be electrically connected to each other. The digital set-top unit can be progressively expanded as needed and features unabated structural integrity and ease of use after expansion.06-13-2013
20130148317ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In an electronic device, a circuit substrate is provided with at least one electronic circuit, and a case accommodates the circuit substrate. The case has a pair of groove portions and a side opening portion. The groove portions are provided, such that edge portions of the circuit substrate are slidable and inserted into the groove portions from the side opening portion. A box-shaped cover is disposed to close a bottom opening portion of the case. The cover includes a pair of side walls having top end portions, and a plurality of protrusion portions projecting from the top end portions of the side walls. The protrusion portions are inserted into a space between the edge portions of the circuit substrate and the groove portions, at a bottom side of the circuit substrate, to fix the circuit substrate.06-13-2013
20110235290ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY, CONTROL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ASSEMBLY - The invention relates to an electrical circuit assembly (09-29-2011
20110235289ELECTRONIC CONTROLLER FOR VEHICLE - An electronic controller for a vehicle includes a box-shaped frame having only one opened side that has a notch portion into which an electric connector whose connection port protrudes toward an outside fits and a cover that closes an opening of the frame, in which while a groove filled with a sealant is provided at least on a bonded surface of an electric connector to which the cover is bonded, a first convex portion that fits into the groove is provided in a circumferential portion of the cover. Moreover, the electric connector has a flange portion opposite to an inner wall of the frame around the notch portion, and the flange portion is provided with a second convex portion protruding toward the inner wall to surround the notch portion.09-29-2011
20110249413ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT - An electronic control unit, has a casing accommodating a printed circuit board. The casing has a molded plastic intermediate structure having a frame. Two electrically conductive members are partially embedded in the intermediate structure during the course of molding and are connected to the printed circuit board forming output terminals of the control unit. Two flexible conductors, provided with corresponding electrically insulating coverings, connect the control unit to an apparatus to be controlled. Each conductor has an end permanently connected to a respective one of the conductive members and the connection between the conductors and the conductive members are covered and sealed in a fluid-tight way by an electrically insulating material.10-13-2011
20100315791Printed Wiring Board and Electronic Apparatus - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a printed wiring board having a first surface and a second surface provided on a side opposite to the first surface, the printed wiring board including: a product portion on which electronic components are mounted; an end portion provided to have a gap with respect to the product portion; and a connection portion which connects the product portion and the end portion to each other; a first coating composition applied on the first surface of the product portion; and a second coating composition applied on the first surface of the end portion and the first surface of the connection portion so as to be separated from the first coating composition.12-16-2010
20130155634FIXING MEANS FOR INSTALLING A PLURALITY OF OUTPUT CABLES ONTO A CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD THEREOF - The present invention discloses a fixing means for installing a plurality of output cables onto a circuit board and a method thereof. The method comprises steps of providing a fixing means that includes a fixing housing and interposing terminals, wherein the fixing housing is provided with inserting through holes which are located to correspond to output cable receiving holes on the circuit board, and respectively fixing the output cable inserting end(s) of the output cable(s) to be inserted into one of the output cable receiving holes together with one interposing terminal and forming electric connection; inserting each of the interposing terminals connected with the output cables into the corresponding inserting through hole in the fixing housing and fixing each of the interposing terminals in place; and installing the fixing means onto the circuit board, wherein each interposing terminal is inserted into the corresponding output cable receiving hole.06-20-2013
20120281372BOARD ATTACHMENT STRUCTURE AND ELECTRIC DEVICE - A board attachment structure includes a frame, a plurality of board holders and a plurality of engagement mechanisms. The board holders are detachably coupled to the frame. The board holders are configured to hold a circuit board between a pair of adjacent board holders of the board holders. The adjacent board holders have mutually facing surfaces with grooves, respectively. The grooves of the adjacent board holders are configured to support opposite edge portions of the circuit board, respectively, when the board holders hold the circuit board. The engagement mechanisms detachably couple the board holders to the frame, respectively. The engagement mechanisms have engagement holes that are provided to the frame and hooks that are disposed on the board holders. The hooks of the board holders are detachably engaged with the engagement holes of the frame, respectively.11-08-2012
20130182398ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH CABLE COLLECTING FUNCTION - An electronic device includes a main body including a printed circuit board (PCB) and a sliding portion, a seat portion slideably engaging with the sliding portion and a connecting cable including a first connector, a second connector and a cable portion connected between the first connector and the second connector. The seat portion includes a winding post and a through hole extending into the winding post and communicating to the main body. The winding post defines a gap communicating the through hole to periphery of the winding post. The first connector is inserted into the main body to engage with the PCB. The second connecter is exposed outside of the seat portion. The cable portion is received in the through hole and the gap and enabled to be wound around the winding post.07-18-2013
20110310574Electronic control unit for vehicle - An electronic control unit includes: a box-shaped case having an opening face; a cover closing the opening face of the case; a board interposed between the case and the cover; and an electronic component mounted to the board. The board has corner portions respectively having mount holes passing through the board. A first side and a second side defining the corner portion therebetween are located on an outer periphery of the mount hole. The board has a slit extending on an imaginary line defined to extend from the first side to the second side.12-22-2011
20110310573HIGH FREQUENCY DEVICE AND A PRINTED BOARD HOLDING STRUCTURE - A high frequency device includes a metal case; a printed board configured to be inserted in the case; a projecting part configured to project to an inside of the case; a solder guiding hole formed at the projecting part, the solder guiding hole being configured to guide solder from an internal circumferential side to an external circumferential side of the case, the solder being configured to connect the case and the printed board to each other; a board concave part formed in a position of the printed board, the position corresponding to the projecting part; and a land surface formed on the printed board along an edge of the board concave part, wherein the printed board is provided so that a part of the solder guiding hole is positioned above the land surface when the printed board is inserted in the case.12-22-2011
20110310572ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first housing, a second housing, a third housing between the first housing and the second housing, the third housing being rotatably connected to the first housing and the second housing, and an antenna in the third housing.12-22-2011
20110310571Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: a housing formed with an opening; a battery module including a connection portion and at least partly accommodated in the opening; a circuit board accommodated in the housing; a connector portion including: a terminal portion including a terminal connected to the connection portion of the battery portion; and a side portion connected to the terminal portion and including a depressed portion depressed toward the terminal portion; and a fitted member fitted in the depressed portion and configured to fix the connector portion and the circuit board.12-22-2011
20110310570LOW NOISE BLOCK DOWN-CONVERTER WITH INTEGRATED FEED - An LNBF is disclosed. The LNBF includes a housing, a spacer, down-converter circuit, and an F-connector. The spacer is disposed on the housing, wherein a hole is formed on the spacer. The down-converter circuit board is disposed between the housing and the spacer. The F-connector is disposed on the spacer and electrically connected to the down-converter circuit board via the hole.12-22-2011
20130114220ELECTRICAL HARNESS - An electrical harness is formed from a flexible printed circuit board which provides a plurality of conductive tracks. The harness has one or more harness connectors at respective terminating regions of the flexible printed circuit board for joining the harness to complementary connectors. The or each harness connector includes a back-shell and one or more elongate terminals which are supported at a position within the back-shell such that, in use, when the harness connector joins with a complementary connector, the elongate terminals are presented for electrical connect at first ends thereof with mating terminals of the complementary connector. The or each terminating region of the harness has one or more receiving holes extending to respective conductive tracks of the harness.05-09-2013
20120020036BUS BAR DEVICE AND FUSIBLE LINK UNIT - A bus bar device 01-26-2012
20120020035ASSEMBLY WITH A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - An assembly (01-26-2012
20120020034CHIP CARD HOLDER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A chip card holder is used for assembling a chip card. The chip card holder includes a housing and a latching cover. The housing includes a top wall and a sidewall connected to the top wall. The top wall defines a receiving slot, and the chip card is exposed from the receiving slot. The sidewall defines an opening communicating with the receiving slot. The latching cover is rotatably assembled to the housing to cover the opening.01-26-2012
20130194763BOARD BLOCK FOR VEHICLES - Disclosure relates to a board block for vehicles. A housing forms an outer appearance of the board block of the present invention. The housing includes a housing body and a housing cover. A interior space is formed in the housing body, and a first connection unit is formed at one side of an upper end of the housing body. The housing cover covers the upper end of the housing body and the first connection unit.08-01-2013
20120293971ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including a circuit board, a frame, at least one shielding cover, a shielding case and a plurality of electronic components is provided. The frame is disposed on the circuit board for forming a plurality of first containing spaces on the circuit board. The shielding cover is disposed on the frame and covers at least a part of the first containing spaces. The shielding cover comprises a plurality of folded portions. The folded portions are disposed in a part of the first containing spaces for dividing the first containing spaces into a plurality of second containing spaces. The shielding case is disposed on the circuit board and covers the shielding cover and the frame. The electronic components are disposed on the circuit board and located in at least one of the first containing spaces and the second containing spaces.11-22-2012
20090284938Electrical or electronic level indicator - The invention relates to an electrical or electronic level indicator which is positioned in a plug-in housing 11-19-2009
20130201641PORTABLE CHARGING CABLE WITH IN-LINE CONTROLLER - A portable electric vehicle support equipment (EVSE) unit is formed as a cord of plural insulated conductors and a flexible outer sheath enclosing said plural insulated conductors. The cord includes an EVSE docking connector on a docking end of the cord and a utility plug on a utility end of the cord, said cord being divided into a docking section terminated at said docking connector and a utility section terminated at said utility connector. The cord further includes an in-line EVSE controller and a housing enclosing said controller, said housing sealed with said flexible outer sheath and disposed at an intermediate section of said cord between said docking and utility sections.08-08-2013
20130201642ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a box shaped housing, a display unit, and a printed circuit board. The housing includes a front casing having an opening and a back casing. The display unit is configured in the housing and exposed from the opening. The printed circuit board is configured in the housing and mounted on the back casing. A power contact is located on a lowest portion of the printed circuit board. a portion of the printed circuit board which is above a topside of a position occupied by the power contact overlaps a corresponding portion of the display unit in a front-back direction.08-08-2013
20130201643ELECTRONIC CARD, AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING SUCH A CARD, AND A METHOD OF PROTECTING AN ELECTRONICS CARD - An electronics card comprising a stack of printed circuit layers, each comprising an electrically insulating support having at least one conductive track extending thereon, and two electromagnetic shields extending respectively over a top face and over a bottom face of the stack, each shield comprising a grid and a plate that are superposed and electrically conductive, each extending over an electrically insulating support, and the conductive tracks being obtained by solid copper type etching. The invention also provides a device including such a card, and a method of protecting such a card of such a device against a lightning strike and against electromagnetic radiation.08-08-2013
20120300420INTRINSICALLY SAFE SERVICEABLE TRANSMITTER APPARATUS AND METHOD - An intrinsically safe serviceable transmitter apparatus and method includes a sensor module composed of at least a sensor and a sensor electronic module in order to transmit an electrical signal from the sensor module to a dual cap electronic housing module. The dual cap electronic housing module includes an electronics module, a terminal block, and an intrinsically safe circuit and noise rejection unit. The electronic housing module includes a meter cap and a field-wiring cap in order to permit a user to open either side of the transmitter housing in an intrinsically sale environment. Once open, a local integral meter can be added to calibrate and reconfigure the apparatus and/or to replace a communications board. The terminal block located in a field-wiring compartment acts as an intrinsically safe barrier for the rest of the transmitter electronics and simplifies board replacement.11-29-2012
20120092840ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a display panel and an electrical circuit board assembly. The display panel is disposed in the main body and includes a power cord for supplying power to a backlight module thereof. The electrical circuit board assembly is located beneath the display panel and connected to the power cord by a connector. An accommodating space is defined between the electrical circuit board assembly and a second portion of the main body for receiving the connector therein.04-19-2012
20120092839ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY DURING BATTERY REPLACEMENT - The electronic device includes a body defining an accommodating space, a printed circuit board (PCB) mounted in the body, and a pair of strip-shaped electric joint elements electrically connected to the PCB. Each electric joint element is formed on a sidewall bounding the accommodating space. The accommodating space is configured to accommodate a first battery. The first battery is slid along the pair of strip-shaped electric joint elements and the pair of strip-shaped electric joint elements is electrically engaged with the first battery. The strip-shaped electric joint elements are aligned in parallel to each other. When the first battery is replaced by a second battery, the pair of strip-shaped electric joint elements can be engaged with both the first battery and the second battery at the same time.04-19-2012
20130208432PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD, AND BOARD BLOCK FOR VEHICLES USING THE SAME - Disclosure relates to a printed circuit board, and a board block for vehicles using the same. A housing forms an outer appearance of the board block of the present invention. The housing includes a housing body and a housing cover. An interior space is formed in the housing body, and a first connector is integrally formed with one side of an upper end of the housing body. The housing cover covers the upper end of the housing body and a first connector unit.08-15-2013

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