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361 - Electricity: electrical systems and devices

361600000 - HOUSING OR MOUNTING ASSEMBLIES WITH DIVERSE ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS

361679010 - For electronic systems and devices

361679020 - Computer related housing or mounting assemblies

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
361679410 Expansion/docking station 107
361679450 Port replicator 2
20120293950ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING PERSONAL SYSTEM 2 (PS/2) PORT - An electronic device includes a personal system 2 (PS/2) port, a route selection unit, and a signal identification unit. The PS/2 port may be electronically connected to a storage device through a universal serial bus (USB) interface. The signal identification unit identifies the storage device and then sends a control command to the route selection unit. The route selection unit distributes a USB data transmission route to the storage device according to the control command, so that the electronic device can exchange data with the storage device.11-22-2012
20110058329USB BASED EXPRESSCARD DEVICE - A USB based ExpressCard device having a dimension equal to a standard ExpressCard is disclosed to include an ExpressCard having a circuit board accommodated in an electrically insulative bracket and surrounded by a top cover shell and a bottom cover shell, and a USB3.0 connector mounted in an opening in a front locating shell of the electrically insulative bracket of the ExpressCard and having the rear bonding portions of first and second conducting terminals thereof respectively bonded to respective contacts at the circuit board by SMT (surface mounting technology).03-10-2011
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20120162884MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARDS - A mounting apparatus for an expansion card includes a shaft fixed to the expansion card, and a rotary member rotatably mounted to the shaft. The rotary member includes a cam, an operation portion opposite to the cam, and a latching portion formed between the cam and the operation portion. When fitting the expansion card to an expansion socket, the operation portion is operated to rotate the rotary member about the shaft, and the latching portion is latched to the expansion socket. When disassembling the expansion card from the expansion socket, the cam is levered against a top of the expansion socket to lift out the expansion card, thereby disassembling the expansion card from the expansion socket.06-28-2012
20130077223SERVER - A server includes a case, a fan module, and a main board module unit. The fan module is disposed in the case and divides the case into first and second spaces. An air flow is sucked into and blown out of the fan module along a first direction. The main board module unit includes a main board module back plate and main board modules. The main board module back plate is horizontally laid in the first space. Each main board module having a hard disk is detachably inserted in the main board module back plate along a second direction, and electrically connected to the main board module back plate. Two maximum area surfaces of each main board module are parallel with the first direction. Air flow channels are formed between the main board modules extending along the first direction.03-28-2013
20130077222POWER SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE WITH WIRELESS SAW TEMPERATURE SENSOR - A power semiconductor module includes a housing, a base plate disposed in the housing, a plurality of substrates mounted to the base plate, a plurality of power transistor die mounted to the substrates and a plurality of terminals mounted to the substrates and protruding through the housing. The terminals are in electrical connection with the power transistor die. The power semiconductor module further includes a wireless surface acoustic wave (SAW) temperature sensor disposed in the housing of the power semiconductor module.03-28-2013
20130088822MODULE AND PORT - A module includes a housing. The housing can include a port The port can extend though an opening in the housing if the module is inserted in the chassis,04-11-2013
20120262865SERVER RACK SYSTEM - A server rack system includes a rack, a power transmission module, a power supply module, and operating units. The power transmission module configured at the rack includes first, second, and third conductive pillars. When the power supply module slidably configured in the rack is completely installed in the rack, the power supply module electrically connects the first, second, and third conductive pillars to receive high-voltage direct-current (DC) electric power through the first conductive pillar electrically connecting an external power supply. When the operating units slidably configured in the rack are completely installed in the rack, the operating units electrically connect the second and third conductive pillars. The completely installed operating units transmit signals indicating the complete installation to the power supply module, such that the power supply module converts the high-voltage DC electric power into low-voltage DC electric power and transmits the low-voltage DC electric power to the operating units.10-18-2012
20130027863Electronic Device with Interchangeable Electronic Module - An electronic device includes a body, an electronic module, and an elastic element, wherein the body has at least an accommodating space and a first connector. The electronic module is accommodated in the accommodating space and has a plurality of connection ports and a second connector electrically connected to the plurality of connection ports. The second connector is electrically connected to the first connector, and the plurality of connection ports is exposed on the outer surface of the body. The elastic element surrounds the junction between the first connector and the second connector, wherein the electronic module presses the elastic element against the body.01-31-2013
20100328870INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - An information processing apparatus includes: a wireless communication unit configured to perform wireless communication with counterpart devices; a housing configured to include the wireless communication unit, the housing being formed with an opening for exposing the wireless communication unit; a lid member configured to be movable between an opened position for opening the opening and a closing position for closing the opening; and an input device configured to receive an input and outputs an operation signal in accordance with the input, the input device being provided on the housing, wherein the input device includes the lid member.12-30-2010
20110058325QUICK CONNECT/DISCONNECT CABLE APPARATUS FOR COMPUTER PERIPHERALS - A quick connect/disconnect cable apparatus is provided having a housing with a first housing component and a second housing component. The first housing component is separable from the second housing component at an interface. The first housing component has first connecting parts at the interface. The second housing component has corresponding mating second connecting parts at the interface. The first housing component further includes a plurality of ports located on at least one first housing component surface. The plurality of ports are adapted to allow a plurality of peripheral computer devices to connect to the plurality of ports. The second housing component further includes means for allowing one or more cables to connect between the second housing component and a computer.03-10-2011
20120224313CABINET SERVER SYSTEM - A cabinet server system includes a cabinet and a subrack located in the cabinet; the subrack includes a backplane; the subrack is capable of housing a removable middle baffle plate; and the subrack is configured to insert a server device of a first width when no middle baffle plate is inserted, and insert a server device of a second width when a middle baffle plate is inserted, where the server device of the first width and the server device of the second width are inserted into the backplane of the subrack, and are connected to other devices through the backplane.09-06-2012
20130163169CASING STRUCTURE AND SERVER USING THE SAME - A server including a housing, a circuit board, a bracket, and multiple members is provided. The housing has a bottom case and a cover assembled to the bottom case in an open or a closed manner. The circuit board is disposed on the bottom case. The bracket is assembled between the bottom case and the cover. The cover and the bracket deform the bottom case in a positive way. The members are disposed on the circuit board. The members deform the circuit board and the bottom case in a negative way with the weight thereof. The positive deformation and the negative deformation of the bottom case are neutralized, such that the bottom case and the circuit board are maintained on a horizontal plane.06-27-2013
20130163170ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device comprises a main body, an operating mechanism secured to the main body; and a camera mechanism. The main body defines an opening. The camera mechanism is capable of being received in the opening. The operating mechanism is operable to drive the camera mechanism protruding out of the opening, and allows the camera mechanism to be retracted into and received in the opening.06-27-2013
20110286170INVERTED U FRAME WITH PIVOTAL MICRO-PROJECTOR AND CAMERA FOR RELEASABLY SECURING TO LAPTOP OR KEYBOARD - An inverted U-shaped frame includes a coupling at either end of the inverted U-shaped frame for pivotably securing to front corners of an electronic device (e.g., laptop or computer keyboard); a micro-projector pivotably mounted on a transverse part of the inverted U-shaped frame; and a camera pivotably mounted on the transverse part of the inverted U-shaped frame besides the micro-projector.11-24-2011
20100265645CASE OF SERVER - A case of server includes a chassis, a first top cover, a second top cover, at least a first tray, at least a second tray, an input/output interface circuit board, a mother board, and a third top cover. The first and the second top covers are fixed at two sides of the chassis, where an opening is formed therebetween. The first and the second trays are slidingly disposed at the chassis. The first and the second trays are correspondingly under the second top cover and the first top cover respectively. The input/output circuit boards are disposed on the first trays and the mother boards are disposed on the second trays. The third top cover is located between the first and the second top covers for covering the opening. When the third top cover is detached from the chassis, the electronic components disposed therein can be taken out from the opening.10-21-2010
20100033913INTERFACE PROTECTIVE COVER OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An exemplary electronic device includes a chassis and at least one interface protective cover. The chassis includes at least one interface. Each of the at least one interface protective cover includes a shielding portion for covering the at least one interface, and a fastening portion extending from the shielding portion and for engaging with the at least one interface. Each of the at least one interface protective cover is detachably engaged with each of the at least one interface that is not being used.02-11-2010
20120268877Thermosiphon Systems for Electronic Devices - A thermosiphon system includes a condenser and an evaporator fluidically coupled to the condenser by a condensate line. The evaporator includes a housing having an opening to the condensate line, a wick located in the housing, and a flow restrictor located in the housing configured to restrict flow of a working fluid from the condensate line onto a portion of the wick10-25-2012
20120026661USB Flash Drive With Deploying And Retracting Functionalities Using Retractable Cover/Cap - A pen-type computer peripheral device includes an elongated housing containing a PCBA having a plug connector, and cap/cover that is slidably connected to a front portion of the housing. Locking structures are respectively integrally molded onto opposing surfaces of the housing and cap/cover that cooperate to prevent separation of the cap/cover from the housing. By manually pushing (sliding) the cap/cover relative to the housing, the plug connector is effectively moved between a retracted position, in which the plug connector is disposed inside the cap/cover, and a deployed position in which the plug connector extends through a front housing opening of the cap/cover such that the plug connector is operably exposed for insertion into a host system.02-02-2012
20120293936ALL-IN-ONE COMPUTING DEVICE WITH AN ADJUSTABLE SCREEN HEIGHT - An apparatus includes a processing portion and a user interface portion. The user interface portion is slidably coupled to the processing portion along a first axis. The apparatus also includes a stand that is hingedly coupled to the user interface portion. The stand rotates about a second axis orthogonal to the first axis. In some embodiments, the stand includes a U-bar. When the stand is coupled to the processing portion in an open position, the U-bar is able to receive cables therethrough. When the stand is coupled to the processing portion in a closed position, the stand is positioned within a recess, adapted to receive the stand, of the processing portion. In some embodiments, the user interface portion is removable from the processing portion.11-22-2012
20090262491PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH IMPROVED AUDIO QUALITY THROUGH A CURVED AND SLOPED SURFACE OF A HOUSING - A portable electronic apparatus includes a housing and an output device configured to output sound. The output device is disposed on a surface on an inside of a slope disposed on a lower surface of the housing, the slope resulting in the housing being opened in a predetermined direction. The slope forms a space between the slope and a mounting surface on which the housing is placed. The surface on the inside of the slope includes a curved surface. The curved surface may be concavely curved relative to the bottom surface of the housing. The electronic apparatus may also include an input device, and the output device may be disposed on a side forward of the input device.10-22-2009
20090296330ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus including a main board, an input/output (I/O) board, and a flexible printed circuit (FPC) is provided. The main board includes a first carrier, a central processing unit (CPU), a north bridge unit, a south bridge unit, a basic input/output system (BIOS), a memory module, a clock generator, a graphic unit, and at least one power management. The CPU, the north bridge unit, the south bridge unit, the BIOS, the memory module, the clock generator, the graphic unit, and the power management are disposed on the first carrier. The I/O board includes a second carrier an I/O module and an I/O connector. The I/O module and the I/O connector are disposed on the second carrier. The FPC connects the first carrier and the second carrier.12-03-2009
20100103602EXPANSION CARD MOUNTING ASSEMBLY - An expansion card mounting assembly includes an expansion card, a rear wall, and a rotating member. The expansion card includes a slot cover which has a bent portion. The rear wall defines a slot to receive the slot cover covered thereon in a first direction. A support piece is formed on the rear wall and above the slot to support the bent portion when the slot cover is covered on the slot of the rear wall. The rotating member is mounted on the rear wall, and rotatable on the rear wall about a second direction substantially parallel to the first direction. The rotating member includes a pressing board to press the bent portion against the support piece after the rotating member rotates in the second direction to a locked position.04-29-2010
20100271768MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PERIPHERAL COMPONENT INTERCONNECT CARD - A mounting apparatus for PCI card, includes a mounting bracket, a securing piece adapted to attach the PCI card to the mounting bracket, and an elastic securing member pivotally mounted on the blocking plate of the mounting bracket. The mounting bracket has a base and a blocking plate perpendicular to the base. An opening is defined in the mounting bracket adjacent to the blocking plate. The securing piece includes a first end and a second end perpendicular to the first end. The first end abuts and engages with the mounting bracket base, and the second end abut the blocking plate of the mounting bracket. The elastic securing member includes a pressing portion and an actuating portion. The actuating portion is resiliently received in the opening to force the pressing portion to sandwich the second end of the securing piece between the blocking plate and the pressing portion.10-28-2010
20090129002COMPUTER ENCLOSURE ADAPTED FOR MOUNTING DIFFERENT TYPES OF TRANSFER CARDS - A computer enclosure includes a chassis having a rear wall, a transfer card, a mounting bracket, and a PCI card. An expansion slot is defined in the rear wall of the chassis. A detachable shielding cover is formed on the rear wall adjacent to the expansion slot. The transfer card is secured in the chassis. The transfer card has a circuit board perpendicular to the rear wall. The mounting bracket is secured to the rear wall of the chassis and has a width substantially equal to a length of the expansion slot. The PCI card is secured to the mounting bracket and perpendicularly attached to the transfer card. A receiving space corresponding to the shielding cover is defined shielding cover and the PCI card, for receiving a connector between the mounting bracket and the circuit board of the transfer card.05-21-2009
20090141435CONTAINERS FOR TRANSPORTING DATA FROM A FIRST PHYSICAL LOCATION TO A SECOND PHYSICAL LOCATION - Containers provide for the retrieval of data from a data source at a first location and for transport to a second location where the data may be uploaded to a backup system. The containers may include multiple components such as a transfer housing that has a physical connection to a data source and a storage housing that may have a contactless data connection to the transfer housing. The storage housing may be hermetically sealed such that decontamination of the storage housing may be achieved. Accordingly, the storage housing may rescue data from a data source at a contaminated location, be moved to a decontamination zone where decontamination of the storage housing occurs, and then be moved to an uncontaminated location for upload via a transfer housing to the backup system.06-04-2009
20090201634IN-DESK USB HUB AND CONNECTIVITY SYSTEM - A connectivity system capable of use with a desk (08-13-2009
20090103252MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR STORAGE DEVICE - A mounting apparatus is provided for a storage device. The storage device includes two lateral sides each defining at least one fixing hole. The mounting apparatus includes a conductive bracket having two side plates, and at least one fastener installed on an inside surface of each of the side plates. Each fastener includes a conductive elastic portion fixed to the corresponding side plate, and a conductive fixing portion extending from the elastic portion and perpendicular to the corresponding side plate. The elastic portions engage with the lateral sides of the storage device respectively, the fixing portions engage in the fixing holes of the storage device respectively.04-23-2009
20120106058PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLER COMPONENT WITH ASSEMBLY ALIGNMENT FEATURES - A programmable logic controller (PLC) assembly includes a bottom housing with a base, a first plurality of elongate alignment features extending from the bottom housing transverse to the base, and a first connection feature. The PLC assembly includes a central processing unit with a circuit board and at least two receptacles therethrough configured to engage and slide along at least two of the first plurality of alignment features. The at least two of the first plurality of alignment features are positioned asymmetrically with respect to the base. The PLC assembly includes an upper housing with a second connection feature configured to slidably couple with the first connection feature and a second plurality of elongate alignment features configured to slidably engage at least two of the first plurality of alignment features, which are positioned asymmetrically with respect to the base.05-03-2012
20120106057COMPUTER MOUSE - A computer mouse is provided and has a mouse main body, a rubber cover and a foot pad. The mouse main body has engagement holes. The rubber cover is covered on the mouse main body and formed with an opening. The foot pad has a flat foot-pad main body which has engagement members, each of which has a connection portion. The connection portion has a first end connected to the engagement member and having a height matched with that of the engagement hole, and a second end protruded to form an umbrella-like engagement portion. When installing the computer mouse, the connection portion passes through the opening and is then received in the engagement hole, and the engagement portion is engaged against an inner edge of the engagement hole, so that the foot pad is firmly mounted on the computer mouse. Thus, the computer mouse has simpler installation and aesthetic appearance.05-03-2012
20120106056COMPUTER MOUSE - A computer mouse is provided, and has a mouse main body, a rubber cover and a foot pad. The mouse main body has at least one engagement hole. The rubber cover is covered on an outer side of the mouse main body and formed with at least one opening corresponding to the engagement hole. The foot pad has a flat foot-pad main body which has at least one engagement member. The engagement member has an elastic arm and an engagement fastener protruded from a distal end of the elastic arm. The engagement member passes through the opening, and then engaged and received in the engagement hole. When installing the computer mouse, the engagement fastener can be engaged and received in the engagement hole, so that the foot pad is firmly mounted on the computer mouse. Thus, the computer mouse has simpler installation and aesthetic appearance.05-03-2012
20090316346Computer housing - A computer housing is adapted for mounting an interface card, and includes a housing body and a positioning device. The housing body includes a mounting portion and a first fixing portion disposed adjacent to the mounting portion. The positioning device includes a positioning component having a second fixing portion. The positioning component is pivotable relative to the housing body between a card retaining position, where the second fixing portion engages the first fixing portion and the positioning component is disposed to be capable of blocking removal of the interface card from the mounting portion, and a card releasing position, where the second fixing portion is disengaged from the first fixing portion and the positioning component is disposed to permit removal of the interface card from the mounting portion.12-24-2009
20100149740SHAPE-CHANGEABLE GAMING CONTROLLER - A shape-changeable gaming controller includes an operating part, a first holding part, a second holding part, a triggering part, a first connecting element and a second connecting element. The first connecting element is arranged between the first holding part and the operating part for connecting the first holding part and the operating part. The second connecting element is arranged between the second holding part and the operating part for connecting the second holding part and the operating part. The first holding part and the second holding part are rotatable with respect to the operating part so as to change the shape of the gaming controller.06-17-2010
20100238618ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH REPLACEABLE DRIVE BRACKET - A system for housing storage devices in an electronic device includes a first drive bracket, a second drive bracket; and a chassis having the first or the second drive bracket installed therein. The first drive bracket defines a plurality of first rooms for accommodating first disk drives therein. The second drive bracket defines a plurality of second rooms for accommodating second disk drives therein. The first disk drives are sized different from the second disk drives.09-23-2010
20110058324I/O SHIELD STRUCTURE AND MOTHERBOARD MODULE THEREOF - The invention discloses an I/O shield structure and a motherboard module thereof. The I/O shield structure includes a cover and a shield. The cover is fixed at and covers the I/O connecting portion of the motherboard, and the shield is fixed at the cover to expose the I/O connecting portion from the corresponding opening. The motherboard is fixed at the casing with the I/O connecting portion facing the assembly window of the casing, and the shield contacts the casing. Conductors are disposed at the two surfaces of the shield to make the I/O connecting portion, the cover and the shield electrically communicate with the casing to achieve over EMI suppression and ESD prevention. Furthermore, since the shield only contacts the casing and is unfixed to the casing, the assembly interference is avoided.03-10-2011
20090073644Optical Disk Drive and Notebook Computer Using the Same - An optical disk drive (ODD) disposed in the base of a notebook computer is provided. The front end of the tray of the ODD has a panel having a body with a side edge, a guide member and a fastening member. The guide member is connected to the body, and it can move relatively to the body. The guide member has a guide channel having a first end and a second end. The fastening member has a sheet structure and a guide pillar inserted into the guide channel protruding from the sheet structure. When the guide member is moved to allow the guide pillar to move from the second end to the first end along the guide channel, the sheet structure of the fastening member is driven to protrude from the side edge to be fastened to the base of the notebook computer.03-19-2009
20110043988Thin Type Mouse - A thin type mouse includes a main body and a finger ring. The main body has a top surface and a bottom surface. The finger ring is removably attached to the top surface of the main body. The finger ring not only can prevent the user's palm from sliding off the main body, but also can force the user's palm to rest on the top surface of the main body. Therefore, the user's hand is not easily tired.02-24-2011
20110043989MOTHERBOARD AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - This invention provides a motherboard and a portable electronic device using the same. The motherboard includes a first circuit board and a second circuit board. The first circuit board includes a first connector, an input/output controller, and a plurality of peripheral device connectors. The input/output controller is electrically connected with the first connector and the peripheral device connectors, respectively. The second circuit board includes a second connector, a central processing unit (CPU), and a chipset. The chipset is electrically connected with the second connector and the CPU, respectively. The first circuit board is connected with the second circuit board via the first connector and the second connector.02-24-2011
20110242748DATA PROCESSING DEVICE AND MOTHERBOARD MODULE THEREOF - The present invention discloses a data processing device and a motherboard thereof. The feature of the present invention is separating the motherboard thereof into two daughter boards. The first daughter board is fixed to the data processing device, and the second daughter board is connected to the first daughter board through a connector. The units that frequently be changed, such as a data processing component and data storing component, are disposed on the second daughter board. Besides, a hard disk signal bus of the data processing device, an optical disk drive signal bus, or a screen signal bus may be electrically connected to the first daughter board. As a result, when the data processing device is under maintenance or upgrade, the second daughter board can be removed without removing the casing, and also the plug-in and plug-out frequency of the connectors can be lower.10-06-2011
20090323267Optical Detector With An Overmolded Faraday Shield - Embodiments described herein may include devices and methods of manufacturing devices for sensing and monitoring physiological parameters of a patient. Specifically, certain embodiments disclose the use of conductive and nonconductive overmold materials to protect the device, increase reliability, increase comfort, and increase accuracy of the parameters measured.12-31-2009
20100046152Mobile airline check-in counter with integrated baggage scale - One embodiment of a mobile airline check-in counter with integrated baggage scale wherein the mobile unit contains a plurality of shelves to house supplies and equipment associated with the airline baggage check-in process and including an integrated and retractable baggage scale mounted on a caster system. Other embodiments are described.02-25-2010
20110075338Computer - A computer includes a casing, a carrier, a card reader, and a cover. The casing has a containing space and an opening, and the opening communicates with the containing space. The carrier is located in the containing space and is slidably connected with the casing. The card reader is disposed at the carrier. The cover is pivotally connected with the casing, and the cover has a sealing element for covering and sealing the opening.03-31-2011
20120147540MOUNTING CLAMP FOR USB DEVICE AND MOTHERBOARD ASSEMBLY INCORPORATING THE SAME - A motherboard assembly includes a motherboard, a universal serial bus (USB) interface arranged on the motherboard. Also included is a USB device, a mounting seat and a cover. The USB device engages with the USB interface. The mounting seat is attached to the motherboard and enclosing the USB interface, and the cover is mounted to the mounting seat and resists against a top of the USB device to fasten the USB device to the USB interface.06-14-2012
20120033370PCIe BUS EXTENSION SYSTEM, METHOD AND INTERFACES THEREFOR - A PCIe bus extension system, method, interface card and cable for connecting a PCIe-compliant peripheral device to a PCIe bus of a computer system. The interface card includes a printed circuit board, an edge connector adapted for insertion into a PCIe expansion slot on a motherboard of the computer system for transmitting PCIe signals between the motherboard and the interface card, an interface port configured to mate with a connector of the cable, and a logic integrated circuit on the printed circuit board, the logic integrated circuit functionally connecting the edge connector with the expansion slot and amplifying and propagating clock and data PCIe signals therebetween that are compliant with a PCIe standard. The interface card and cable lacks the capability of transmitting power therethrough to a PCIe-compliant peripheral device connected to the interface card through the interface port.02-09-2012
20110261520INPUT DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An input device includes a print substrate having a plurality of electrostatic electrodes arranged on an upper surface at a periphery of a fit-in hole and a rotation operating body turnably assembled by being fitted to the fit-in hole of the print substrate. A rotation plate of the rotation operating body elastically deforms in a plate thickness direction when the rotation plate is pushed, and returns when pushing is released.10-27-2011
20100020479ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The invention discloses an electronic apparatus comprising a motherboard, a connector, a card member and a first holder. The connector is disposed on the motherboard and the card member is disposed on the connector. The motherboard comprises a first fixing portion and the card member comprises a second fixing portion. The first holder comprises a third fixing portion fixed to the first fixing portion of the motherboard and a fourth fixing portion fixed to the second fixing portion of the card member. Accordingly, once the motherboard or the card member is hit or pulled by an external force, since two ends of the first holder respectively fix the card member and the motherboard, the card member will not be detached from the connector, such that the card member can be connected to the connector well.01-28-2010
20090086419Split- and Collapsible-Top Hat Frame Height Reduction Features - An enhanced computer assembly and related method is provided that enables easy shipment and installation of such computing systems. In one embodiment a split top hat design is provided that can be removed. The removable split hat comprises a receiving member and an inner member that are secured to the frame in a manner that can be easily removed. In an alternate embodiment, a collapsible top hat is provided which adjusts the height of the assembly from a first to a second position. The collapsible feature has an upper portion that is connected to a plurality of pivoted side members that are capable of collapsing onto themselves.04-02-2009
20110051342INSERTION AND ROTATION CONNECTOR - One embodiment includes the provision of a novel insert-and-rotate connection for a daughter card, such as in a blade computer system. The daughter card has both a card edge with a plurality of card edge contacts and a mezzanine connector spaced from the card edge. An interposer mounted on the motherboard has a card edge connector and a midplane connector in communication with the card edge connector. The card edge connector includes a socket for receiving the card edge of the daughter card with the daughter card at an acute angle to the motherboard, to avoid interference between the mezzanine connector on the daughter card and a corresponding mezzanine connector on the motherboard. Once the card edge is inserted into the socket of the card edge connector, the socket allows for rotation of the daughter card about the received card edge. The mezzanine connectors are aligned for connection in response to rotation of the daughter card about the received card edge. The contacts on the card edge also contact the corresponding socket contacts in response to the rotation of the card.03-03-2011
20120307439EXTENSION HOLDER APPLIED IN TABLET PC - An extension holder applied in tablet PC primarily includes a tablet PC and an extension holder, wherein the tablet PC is secure inserted into the holding space onboard the said extension holder which is further configured with at least a peripheral extension port, enriches the function and convenience of the tablet PC, and provides the holding safety of tablet PC against any damage resulted from slipping or dropping to the ground.12-06-2012
20120307438ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING MULTIFUNCTIONAL NETWORK INTERFACE PORT - An electronic device includes a network interface port, a processing unit, a network card, a serial interface, and a microchip. The network interface port connects to a debugging host or connects to an external network. The processing unit is connected to the network interface port. The network card is connected to the processing unit. The microchip is connected to the processing unit through the serial interface. The processing unit determines whether the network interface port is connected to the debugging host or connected to the external network, and selectively connects the network card or the serial interface to the network interface port according to the determination.12-06-2012
20110304966Power Routing Device For Expansion Slot Of Computer System - A power routing device includes one or more mounting portions and one or more power routing portions. At least one of the mounting portions can be mounted in an expansion slot of a circuit board assembly. The power routing portion can route electrical power to the circuit board assembly. In one embodiment, the expansion slot is a slot for a PCI expansion card.12-15-2011
20110317351SERVER DRAWER - A server Input/Output (I/O) drawer for holding one or more communication cards and one or more I/O cards includes an outer housing, a back plane within the outer housing that divides the drawer into a front portion and back portion, the back plane including a front side and a backside and configured to receive the one or more I/O cards and the one or more communications cards, and an air movement device (AMD) disposed within the front portion, a distribute current assembly (DCA) that receives a voltage from an external source and supplies power, through the backplane, to the AMD.12-29-2011
20090129003Operator control unit - A mobile operator control unit for remotely controlling a robot includes a housing with a reconfigurable user interface with multiple sockets. A plurality of control modules are each removably received in a socket and include one or more switches. A module interface is connected to the one or more switches. A baseboard processing unit is connected to each module interface for receiving and processing signals received from the module interfaces. A transmitter is responsive to the baseboard processing unit for transmitting signals to the robot based on the activation of the module switches.05-21-2009
20120099262COMPUTER WITH REMOVABLE CARTRIDGE - A computer includes various features that improve its functionality and/or ease of use. A modular electronics cartridge that includes a piston seal and opposed-direction latches removably engages a cartridge bay of the computer. A high intensity touch-screen display and a high power processor are disposed in a sealed compartment of the computer, and a remote heat exchanger is used to cool the sealed compartment. An interface converter/adapter converts a standard mini-PCI Express slot into a specialized mini-PCI Express slot with voice capabilities. SIM and microSD card slots mount to a pivoting door on the computer such that opening the door provides easier access to the card slots.04-26-2012
20120008268USB Connector, USB Housing, and Wireless Modem - A Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector, a USB housing, and a wireless modem are provided in the embodiments of the present invention. The USB connector includes a USB housing, a subcard, a cable, a metal terminal, and a rotating shaft assembly. The USB housing includes a bottom with a first fixing plate and a second fixing plate respectively disposed on two opposite sides. The second fixing plate is disposed with a second hole. The subcard, the first fixing plate, and the second fixing plate are disposed on a same end of the bottom. The metal terminal is disposed on a surface of the subcard. One end of the cable is connected to the metal terminal. The rotating shaft assembly penetrates the second hole.01-12-2012
20120014053CARD MOUNTING APPARATUS - An exemplary card mounting apparatus is for selectively mounting either of two different types of peripheral component interconnect (PCI) cards. The card mounting apparatus includes a bracket member, a receiving member, and a latch body. The bracket member defines an opening. The receiving member engages with the bracket member. The latch body hinges the bracket member and the receiving member. The receiving member is slidable relative to the bracket member, changing a length of the opening of the bracket member to allow the bracket member to receive different types of PCI card.01-19-2012
20120063079ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a body having a rear wall, and an I/O port assembly rotatably connected to the body. A plurality of interface ports are arranged at the I/O port assembly. The I/O port assembly is rotatable around an axis from a first position to a second position. When the I/O port assembly rotates to the first position, the interface ports face the rear wall and are hidden, and when the I/O port assembly rotates to the second position, the interface ports are opposite to the rear wall and are exposed.03-15-2012
20090135553COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - An exemplary computer enclosure for detachably coupling an external device to the computer enclosure by a cable includes a receiving cavity, a interface device, and a cable guide member. The receiving cavity is configured for receiving a portion of the cable. The interface device is movably received in the receiving cavity. The interface device defines at least one port for coupling the cable thereto. The cable guide member is located adjacent to the receiving cavity, and the cable guide member supports the cable that extends from the at least one port.05-28-2009
20120300379ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLY HAVING IMPEDANCE CONTROLLED SIGNAL TRACES - An electrical assembly having controlled impedance signal traces and a portable electronic device comprising an electrical assembly having controlled impedance signal traces are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a portable electronic device, comprising an electrical assembly, comprising: a chassis made from a conductive material and forming a first ground plane; a first dielectric substrate layer overlaying the chassis; a first signal trace overlaying the first dielectric substrate layer; and a second dielectric layer overlaying the first signal trace.11-29-2012
20110090629COMPUTER AND FIXING BRACKET THEREOF - A computer includes a motherboard, a chassis to receive the motherboard, a peripheral component interconnect (PCI) card perpendicularly connected to the motherboard, a fan, and a fixing bracket. The chassis includes a fixing portion in parallel to the motherboard. The fixing bracket includes a base board defining an opening and a fixing element connected to the base board. The fan is mounted to the base board with a first side of the fan facing the opening, the base board is parallel to the PCI card, with a second side of the fan opposite to the first side facing the PCI card. Positions of the fasteners in the corresponding first slots are adjustable, to adjust a position that the fan is located on the base board. The assembly of the fan and the fixing bracket is used to improve cooling efficiency for the PCI card.04-21-2011
20110102994MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PERIPHERAL COMPONENT INTERCONNECT CARD - A mounting apparatus for a PCI card includes a mounting bracket, a securing piece adapted to attach the PCI card to the mounting bracket and a securing member. The mounting bracket has a base and a blocking plate perpendicular to the base. The securing member includes a pressing piece and a securing piece rotatably attached to the pressing piece. The mounting piece includes a mounting end. The securing piece includes a securing portion. The securing piece is capable of engaging with an inside surface of the mounting bracket by rotating the securing piece relative to the pressing piece, thereby sandwiching the mounting end of the securing piece between the blocking plate and the pressing piece.05-05-2011
20110102993CARD READER - A card reader includes a housing, an interior of which is defined with plural holding slots accommodating interface units respectively. The interface units are connected respectively with control units which are primarily a single chip. The interface units are storage devices, such as MS, CF, SD, XD, USB, microSD or M2. The housing is further provided with a cover board on which are disposed with perforations at locations corresponding to the interface units. When a user is to replace, update or repair the card reader, he or she can take down the cover board and then perform a respective operation to the interface unit to be replaced, updated or repaired independently, without removing other interface units together. Therefore, time and labor works can be reduced, expandability is high, and an unnecessary cost spent can be saved.05-05-2011
20100172077Interface Assembly - A computer system comprising an interface assembly configured to support one or more I/O connections. In one variation, the computer system comprises a main board housed within a chassis, a chassis connector coupled to the chassis, and one or more I/O cables coupled to the chassis connector. In another variation, the computer assembly comprises a computer rack with a plurality of connector interfaces, each of which is adapted for engaging a computer through a chassis connector with a plurality of I/O ports.07-08-2010
20100290178COMPUTER ENCLOSURE AND I/O INTERFACE APPARATUS - A computer enclosure includes a main body defining a holding space in an upper end of the main body and an input/output (I/O) interface apparatus. One part of the I/O interface apparatus is inserted into the holding space of the main body and the other part of the I/O interface apparatus is exposed out of the holding space of the main body. A plurality of I/O interfaces is mounted on an upper side of the other part of the I/O interface apparatus.11-18-2010
20100246114TOOL-LESS RETENTION SYSTEM FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The invention broadly contemplates a tool-less retention system that appropriately distributes load via various distributed load points to prevent damage caused to a computer by heavy adapter cards during shipping. At least one embodiment of the invention includes a tool-less retention system with a balanced distributed load point positioned to contact and transfer force to the computer chassis at a region with great resistance to warping.09-30-2010
20120162885INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - When a peripheral device is connected to an information processing apparatus, the peripheral device is contained without protruding from the information processing apparatus, and therefore, the peripheral device and the information processing apparatus are protected. A recess is provided in a side surface of a first housing and a USB port is disposed within the recess, and thus, the USB device connected to the USB port can be prevented from significantly protruding from the first housing. Moreover, in the case of a USB device with a reduced-size main body portion, the main body portion can be contained in the recess without protruding from the first housing. Accordingly, a situation in which a user snags his/her clothing or the like on the USB device can be avoided, and thus, damage to the USB device or a notebook computer can be avoided.06-28-2012
20120127645Functional module for mounting on a mounting platform of a switch cabinet - A functional module for mounting on a mounting platform of a switch cabinet including a fastening arrangement which is complementary to a fastening arrangement disposed in the mounting platform and which make it possible to mount the functional module on the mounting platform, more particularly without the use of tools, a components carrier disposed at a distance from the fastening arrangement, on which components carrier electromechanical and/or electronic components can be installed, and connectors for the connection of process interface equipment and/or the electromechanical and/or electronic components, and a microprocessor based control unit, which is disposed in a region between the fastening means and the components carrier and is configured so as to process signals sent by the process interface equipment.05-24-2012
20110182014Data Card - A data card includes a circuit board, a holder, an upper cover, a connecting wire, and an interface. The circuit board is fixed in the holder. One end of the flexible connecting wire is connected with the circuit board, and the other end of the flexible connecting wire is connected with the interface. The upper cover covers the holder. When the data card is idle, the interface and the flexible connecting wire are located in the cavity formed by the upper cover and the holder. When the data card is connected with an external device by the interface, the interface is located outside the cavity formed by the upper cover and the holder. The data card enables flexible adjustment of the location of the interface, and fixes the upper cover on the data card when the data card is connected for use.07-28-2011
20120134089ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, an input device, and a locking mechanism. The main body defines a receiving portion partially surrounded by a bottom portion. The input device is capable of being secured to the receiving portion to function as a touchpad and being detachable from the receiving portion to function as a wireless mouse, and the input device being supported by the bottom portion when secured in the receiving portion. The locking mechanism is disposed in the receiving portion for securing the input device to the receiving portion in a first direction substantially perpendicular to the bottom portion.05-31-2012
20120134088MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus for mounting an expansion card to a rear panel of an electronic device includes a latching member, an operation member, and two connection members. The latching member includes four drive plates, a connection plate, and four latching portions. Each of the drive plates defines a rail therein. The operation member includes four pins, a handle, and a resilient portion. The resilient portion includes a latch block. The two connection members pass through the latching member and the rear panel. Each of the four pins is slidably received in the rail to rotate the latching member, each of the four latching portions is received in a first block plate of the expansion card, the latch block of the operation member is received in a latch of the rear panel, thereby mounting the expansion card to the rear panel.05-31-2012
20100259878COMPUTER MOUSE - A collapsible computer mouse includes a main cover, a collapsible portion, and a hinge assembly hinging the main cover and the collapsible portion. The hinge assembly includes a first bracket, a second bracket, a restricting member, at least one resilient member, a fastener, a third bracket, and a connecting member. The first bracket, the second bracket, the restricting member, the resilient member, and the fastener are sleeved on the shaft. A protrusion is formed on of the first bracket or the restricting member, and a sliding slot is defined in the other. Elastic force created by the resilient member engages the protrusion in the sliding slot, such that the hinge assembly is self-locking.10-14-2010
20120170195EXPANSION INTERFACE MODULE HAVING SIGNAL GAIN CIRCUIT - An expansion interface module having a signal gain circuit is disposed on a case panel of a computer and electrically connected to a main board which is disposed within the computer. The expansion interface module includes a circuit board, a connecting port, a signal gain circuit and a plurality of connectors. The connecting port, the signal gain circuit and the connectors are located at the circuit board and electrically connected thereto. The main board delivers signal to the circuit board through a cable which is connected to the connecting port located on the circuit board, the signal gain circuit amplifies and enhances the signal, and then the connectors output the amplified and enhanced signal to external devices, thus, the signal will not be attenuated, damaged or lost during over transmission distance.07-05-2012
20120314357SERVER ENCLOSURE - A server enclosure includes an enclosure body, a connecting member, and a loading member. The enclosure body includes a bottom wall and two sidewalls extending from the bottom wall. The two sidewalls is substantially parallel to each other. The connecting member includes a top panel and two resisting panels extending from the top panel. The top panel is substantially parallel to the bottom wall. The loading member includes a bottom panel substantially parallel to the top panel and two connecting panels extending from the bottom panel. A cross section of the loading member, taken along a plane parallel to the sidewall, is U-shaped. The bottom panel is secured on the top panel. The loading member is secured between the two sidewalls.12-13-2012
20110096485SERVER CABINET AND COMPUTER SERVER SYSTEM USING SAME - A server cabinet includes a rack and a plurality of I/O modules received in the rack. The rack defines an interior space for accommodating a plurality of servers therein. Each server includes a plurality of I/O ports at an outer side thereof. Each of the I/O modules includes a casing, a driving mechanism received in the casing and a plurality of I/O sockets. A plurality of apertures corresponding to the I/O sockets are defined in one side of the casing. The driving mechanism is configured for controlling the I/O sockets telescopically move out of the casing through the apertures or back to the casing. The I/O sockets of each of the I/O modules is configured to electrically connect the I/O ports of each of the servers, respectively, when the I/O sockets are out of the casing.04-28-2011
20120257343CONDUCTIVE METAL MICRO-PILLARS FOR ENHANCED ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTION - A method of forming a circuitized substrate for use in electronic packages. A substrate layer is provided that has a copper pad on a surface. A conductive seed layer and a photoresist layer are placed on the surface. The photoresist is developed and conductive material is placed within the developed features and a second conductive material placed on the first conductive material. The photoresist and conductive seed layer are removed to leave a micro-pillar array. The joining and lamination of two circuitized substrate layers utilizes the micro-pillar array for the electrical connection of the circuitized substrate layers.10-11-2012
20120262864SERVER RACK SYSTEM - A server rack system includes a rack, servers, and a heat-dissipating wall. The rack has guiding rails, a front end, and a rear end opposite to the front end. The servers slidably configured on the guiding rails and in the rack are adapted for being moved into or out of the rack from the front end. The heat-dissipating wall is pivoted to the rear end and adapted for being folded against or unfolded away from the rear end. The heat-dissipating wall includes a fan wall. Fans lie on the fan wall. The fans are adapted for sucking cool air, such that the cool air enters the rack from the front end and passes through the servers. Heat exchange between the cool air and the servers is carried out to generate hot air that flows out of the rack through the heat-dissipating wall to dissipate heat of the servers.10-18-2012
20120320511POSITIONING STRUCTURE FOR EXPANSION CARD - A positioning structure is used for mounting a expansion card to a printed circuit board. The positioning structure includes a first plate, a second plate and a connecting plate connected between the first plate and the second plate. The first plate defines a slot. The second plate defines an opening. The first plate is selectively mounted to different positions of the circuit board by the slot, and the second plate is selectively mounted to different positions of the expansion card by the opening.12-20-2012
20110038114HOUSING AS AN I/O DEVICE - There are provided systems, devices and methods for operating a housing for an electronic device as an input/output (I/O) device. In one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing configured to function as an integrated housing and I/O device and one or more sensors obscured by a panel of the housing. The one or more sensors being configured to sense via the panel of the housing. The electronic device further includes a processing unit communicatively coupled to the one or more sensors and configured to interpret electrical signals generated by the one or more sensors. One or more output devices are communicatively coupled to the processing unit and configured to provide an output in response to the one or more sensors generating an electrical signal.02-17-2011
20110216491COMPUTER MAIN BODY - A computer main body includes a casing and an input/output ports integrated device. The casing has a top surface, and the top surface has an opening. The input/output ports integrated device is disposed in the casing, and the input/output ports integrated device springs out of the top surface via the opening along a normal direction of the top surface or is contained in the casing. The input/output ports integrated device includes a plurality of input/output ports disposed at side surfaces of the input/output ports integrated device.09-08-2011
20110222228ELECTRONIC CARD CONTAINING A DISPLAY WINDOW AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING AN ELECTRONIC CARD CONTAINING A DISPLAY WINDOW - One embodiment of the invention relates to an electronic card containing a clear display window. The electronic card includes a printed circuit board, having a top surface and a bottom surface and a plurality of circuit components including a display disposed on the top surface of the printed circuit board. The electronic card further includes a bottom overlay disposed on the bottom surface of the printed circuit board, a top overlay disposed above the top surface of the printed circuit board, and a core layer positioned between the top surface of the bottom overlay and the bottom surface of the top overlay. The top overlay comprises a display window aligned with the display.09-15-2011
20110228462MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR MINI PCI-E EQUIPMENT AND A COMPUTER USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to amounting structure for Mini PCI-E equipment is provided. The mounting structure comprises a Mini PCI-E slot and a fixing bracket, wherein the Mini PCI-E slot is welded on surface of a motherboard with an opening upward and perpendicular to the motherboard, the fixing bracket is close to the Mini PCI-E slot and fixed vertically on the motherboard. The fixing bracket includes a first fixing device which includes at least two mounting holes at the same height. The present invention also disclosed a computer using the above mounting structure. The mounting structure of the present invention could significantly reduce the area on the motherboard occupied by the Mini PCI-E equipment via setting the Mini PCI-E slots and the mounting bracket perpendicular to the motherboard. The above mounting structure could also improve the performance of heat dissipation of the Mini PCI-E equipment.09-22-2011
20120275103COMPUTER PERIPHERAL DEVICE FOR BEING FIXED ON A CASING OF A PORTABLE COMPUTER - The present disclosure relates to a computer peripheral device. The computer peripheral device includes a housing whereon an opening is formed, and a fixing module installed inside the opening in a reversible manner. The fixing module includes a base installed inside the opening, a locking head passing through the locking plate and fixed on the base at one end. The locking head includes a latching part for inserting into a slot on a casing of a portable computer when the base turns to a first position relative to the housing so that the latching part protrudes outside the housing. When the locking plate is pressed down so as to separate the latching part from the locking plate and the locking head rotates relative to the locking plate, the latching part cannot separate from the slot. The fixing module further includes a resilient component for pushing the locking plate.11-01-2012
20120327578MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PCI CARD - A mounting apparatus for a PCI card includes an enclosure, a mounting bracket, a securing bracket, and a securing member and a resilient member. The mounting bracket is configured to secure a first end of the PCI card. The securing bracket includes a bracket body and a securing plate. The securing member includes a main body and a securing portion. The main body defines a mounting slot. The securing member is configured to rotate to enable the securing portion to engage the securing plate, and to enable the mounting slot to receive a second end of the PCI card. The resilient member is mounted to the securing bracket and deformed to resist the securing member. The resilient member releases to drive the securing member to move away from the PCI card when the securing portion disengages from the securing plate.12-27-2012
20120243159SIM CARD MODULE AND INTERFACE FOR EXTERNAL INSTALLATION TO PROVIDE BROADBAND TO A CUSTOMER PREMISES - An outdoor broadband unit may be connected to an external portion of a customer premises. The outdoor broadband unit may include a radio frequency (RF) antenna to receive communications from a Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network and a printed wiring board. The printed wiring board may include an integrated circuit (IC) chip to implement a subscriber identity module (SIM) to provide services for the LTE network. The IC chip may be soldered to the printed wiring board and have a rated temperature range corresponding to an industrial grade or military grade integrated circuit. The IC chip may provide authentication services for the SIM using a hypertext transfer protocol secure (HTTPS) connection. The printed wiring board may further include a control module to implement an air interface for the LTE network. A radome may contain the RF antenna and the printed wiring board.09-27-2012
20130170121IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS CONNECTABLE TO MULTIPLE HOSTS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING IMAGE FORMING JOBS OF THE IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - An image forming apparatus connectable to multiple hosts includes a plurality of USB interfaces to connect with the respective multiple hosts to receive job request data for image forming jobs requested by the multiple hosts; a driver module to process the job request data received via the respective multiple USB interfaces; a USB data manager to generate job data that corresponds to each of types of the requested image forming jobs by using the processed job request data; and a main controller to control the image forming apparatus to perform the image forming jobs based on the generated job data.07-04-2013
20130094133INPUT/OUTPUT PORT SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Input/output (I/O) port systems and methods are provided. An I/O port system can include a housing having at least one exterior surface and a cover member. The cover member can obstruct at least a portion of an input/output port on the housing and not extend beyond the exterior surface of the housing when in a first cover position. The cover member can expose the I/O port and extend beyond the exterior surface of the housing, when translated away from the first cover position. The system can further include a support member operably connected to the cover member and the housing. When the cover member is disposed in the first cover position, the support member can be maintained in a first position proximate the housing. When the cover member is translated away from the first cover position, the support member can translate to a second support position extending from the housing.04-18-2013
20130201617ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including a first body, an input module and a functional element is provided. The input module is movably disposed on the first body and adapted to be moved between a first position and a second position. The functional element is disposed on the input module. When the input module is located at the first position, the functional element is concealed in the first body. When the input module is located at the second position, the functional element is exposed outside the first body.08-08-2013
20130128438HEAT DISSIPATING SYSTEM - An exemplary heat dissipating system includes a motherboard, a plurality of temperature sensors connected to the motherboard for sampling a temperature of the motherboard, a FCB establishing a wireless communication with the motherboard, and a plurality of fans. The motherboard receives and processes the temperature data from the plurality of temperature sensors to transform the temperature data into a wireless signal. The FCB obtains the temperature data through the wireless communication, and controls the rotation speed of the plurality of fans according to the temperature data.05-23-2013
20130141853ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus including a main body and a detachable input device is provided. The main body has a first connecting interface. The detachable input device has an input interface and a second connecting interface. When the detachable input device is installed on the main body, the first connecting interface contacts the second connecting interface, and the detachable input device transmits signals to the main body through the first connecting interface and the second connecting interface, and receives electric power from the main body through the first connecting interface and the second connecting interface. When the detachable input device is detached from the main body, the first connecting interface is separate from the second connecting interface, and the detachable input device transmits signals to the main body in a wireless manner.06-06-2013
20130141852BOSS FOR SECURING PAIR OF MAINBOARDS - A boss for securing a pair of mainboards includes a circular top and a plurality of first flexible legs. The first flexible legs are disposed on one side of the circular top and are separated from each other. Each of the first flexible legs includes a tilted wall and a pressing component. The tilted wall is formed on a surface of the first flexible leg that faces another first flexible leg. The pressing component is formed on one end of the first flexible leg away from the circular top. The tilted walls of all the first flexible legs cooperatively define a tapered channel. The tapered channel can be expanded.06-06-2013
20110273829Non-Volatile Memory Controller Cable Arrangement - A cable solution which enables a flash controller which is located on a motherboard of an information processing system to be coupled with a memory socket which is located within a passive socket panel. In certain embodiments, a cable and header arrangement is provided for connecting the motherboard to the chassis socket panel card. This arrangement allows the front panel card to be simplified (i.e., to be a passive card). In certain embodiments, the solution uses a cable structure such as that used for integrated drive electronics (IDE) type disk drive cables or an ultra AT attachment (U-ATA) type cable. The cable solution provides a low cost solution which offers multiple performance options for a single cost. For example, the cable solution functions with both a standard memory card socket as well as a high speed memory card. Also, in certain embodiments, the header connections include ground signal paths interposed among the data signal paths. The board header connectors are the same for both the standard and high speed socket configurations, only the cable changes between the standard and high speed configurations.11-10-2011
20110222227SERVER AUXILIARY OPERATING SYSTEM - A server auxiliary operating system is disclosed, which includes a case, a plurality of swappable GPUs and a printed circuit back plane. The case includes a bottom board and a first mounting bay located at the front portion of the case. The swappable GPUs are disposed in the first mounting bay. The printed circuit back plane is disposed on the bottom board and has a plurality of first interfaces and a plurality of second interfaces electrically corresponding to the first interfaces, wherein the swappable GPUs are respectively coupled to the first interfaces, and the servers are respectively electrically connected to the corresponding swappable GPUs through the second interfaces respectively connected to the servers so as to expand the server operation capability.09-15-2011
20110249385EXPANSION CARD SUPPORTING STRUCTURE - An expansion card holding structure for portable electronic device includes a sliding tray and a computer enclosure. The sliding tray includes a receiving portion for receiving an expansion card. The sliding tray defines an opening allowing a connector of the expansion card to extend through. The computer enclosure includes an expansion slot. The sliding tray is slidably attached to the computer enclosure.10-13-2011
20130120920Scalable up and down nesting integrated electronic enclosures with form factors including asteroids and/or dumbbells and/or approximated tessellation(s)/tiling(s) or combinations thereof with thermal management, wiring, sliding fit, manual and/or automated full range vertical to horizontal positioning, access and structural systems for individual modules and intra-and inter-planar stacks, columns, rows, arrays and associated infrastructures - Scalable up and down nesting integrated electronic enclosures with form factors including asteroids and/or dumbbells and/or approximated tessellation(s)/tiling(s) or combinations thereof with thermal management, wiring, sliding fit, manual and/or automated full range vertical to horizontal positioning, access and structural systems for individual modules and intra- and inter-planar stacks, columns, rows, arrays and associated infrastructures.05-16-2013
20120033369MOTHERBOARD WITH UNIVERSAL SERIES BUS CONNECTOR - A motherboard including a bus connector and a printed circuit board (PCB) is provided. The bus connector includes a plurality of pins, and each of the pins further includes a first end and a second end. The PCB includes a plurality of contact pads. The second ends of the pins are electrically connected to the contact pads of the PCB via a surface mounted technology (SMT), respectively.02-09-2012

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