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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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20120162910DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND POWER CONNECTION MECHANISM AND METHOD THEREOF - A data processing apparatus includes a rack cabinet, a power distribution unit, at least one auxiliary fixing device and at least one modular electronic device. The rack cabinet includes a frame assembly and a receiving part. The power distribution unit is disposed on a frame body of the frame assembly, and includes a plurality of power cords and a plurality of first electric connectors. The power cords are connected with respective first electric connectors. The auxiliary fixing device is used for assisting in positioning a corresponding first electric connector at a specified location of the supporting rod. The modular electronic device includes a second electric connector and swappable to be accommodated within a corresponding compartment of the receiving part. After the modular electronic device is accommodated within the compartment, the second electric connector is connected with the corresponding first electric connector of the power distribution unit in a blind-mating manner.06-28-2012
20120170214DROP-IN MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR COMPUTING COMPONENTS UTILIZING CONTACT CONNECTORS - A drop-in computing component mounting system can include a contact connector and two drop-in mounting arms. The contact connector can be configured to provide a solderless connection between a computing component and an element of a computing environment. The two drop-in mounting arms can be attached to a mounting surface of the element of the computing environment. The two mounting arms can be aligned in parallel to each other at a spacing corresponding to the dimensions of the computing component being mounted. Each mounting arm can include a quantity of fastening fingers. The quantity and positioning of the fastening fingers can correspond to the quantity and positioning of fastening indentations upon the computing component being mounted. Placement of the computing component between the two mounting arms can engage the fastening fingers with their corresponding fastening indentations and can engage the contact connector.07-05-2012
20130077237ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND IMAGING DEVICE - An electronic device includes a housing, a slide cover and a restricting member. The housing includes a plate-like member. The plate-like member has a guide member protruding from an outer face of the plate-like member. The slide cover is disposed on the outer face of the plate-like member. The slide cover includes a slot-shaped guide rail guided by the guide member. The guide member is inserted into the guide rail. The restricting member is disposed on the outer face of the plate-like member. The restricting member is configured to restrict the position of the slide cover so as to maintain a state in which the guide member is inserted into the guide rail and the slide cover does not move away from the plate-like member.03-28-2013
20090279248Hard Disk Drive Carrier Latch Apparatus - A hard disk drive carrier having a latch apparatus to facilitate leveraged insertion of a hard disk drive into a receiving drive bay to an interfaced position, securing of the hard disk drive carrier in the drive bay when the hard disk drive secured to the carrier interfaces with a host computer, leveraged dislodgement of the hard disk drive from its interfaced position for removal of the hard disk drive from the drive bay, and proper positioning of the latch apparatus upon insertion of the hard disk drive carrier to ensure proper engagement of the latch apparatus with the drive bay for leveraged insertion and removal.11-12-2009
20130033817LOCK STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A lock structure for an electrical device includes a rotatable fastener and a lock body. The rotatable fastener has an extending portion and a retaining portion, wherein the extending portion and the retaining portion form a T-shaped structure; the lock body is connected to the rotatable fastener and has a key hole. The lock body further has a first position and a second position in a radial direction of the extending portion. The key inserted in the key hole operates the lock body to displace from the second position to the first position, wherein the lock body drives the rotatable fastener to rotate to an unlocked position. When the lock body is in the first position, the lock body is pressed to displace from the first position to the second position, wherein the lock body drives the rotatable fastener to rotate to a locked position.02-07-2013
20130027875RISER CARD MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A riser card module includes a frame body, a carrier plate connected to the frame body for abutment against first surfaces of positioning plates of fixing brackets of expansion cards, a riser card disposed on the frame body and having a plurality of expansion slots for insertion therein of the expansion cards, respectively, and a limiting unit rotatable relative to the carrier plate about an axial direction which is perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the carrier plate for abutment against second surfaces of the positioning plates of the fixing brackets of the expansion cards so as to restrict movement of the expansion cards relative to the riser card.01-31-2013
20130027874DATA CENTER WITH CABLE MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE - A data center includes a housing and a number of server units arranged in the housing. Each server unit includes a server module and a cable management member. The first ends of a number of cables are connected to the back panel of the server module. The cable management member includes a bottom plate, a front plate, and two side plates. A number of connectors are set on the front plate. The second ends of the cables are connected to the connectors. The cable management member is fixed to one side of the server module. The cables are received in a space formed between the bottom plate and the server module. The cable management member includes a first clipping portion and a second clipping portion formed at opposite sides. The housing includes a number of rails, which can slide between the first and second clipping portions.01-31-2013
20100097756COMPUTER CHASSIS FOR MOUNTING MOTHERBOARD THEREIN - An apparatus includes a computer chassis and a motherboard. The motherboard defines a rotating hole, a clasp hole, and a through hole. The clasp hole has a clasp slot and an arcuate groove. The computer chassis includes a bottom plate, and a first, second, and third convex projections. A rotating shaft is formed on the first convex projection. A mounting hole is defined in the second convex projection. A clasp is formed on the third convex projection. The clasp includes a root connected with the third convex projection, and a bent portion. The motherboard is rotatable between a first and a second position. In the first position, the rotating shaft of the first convex projection is inserted in the rotating hole, and the bent portion of the clasp extends through the clasp slot. In the second position, the root of the clasp is located in the arcuate groove, and the though hole of the motherboard is aligned with the mounting hole of the second convex projection.04-22-2010
20130063892Portable Electronic Device - A portable electronic device comprises a first handheld device and a second handheld device, wherein the first handheld device and the second handheld device can be combined through the connection of a locking unit and a corresponding locking unit and the connection of an electrical-connecting unit and a corresponding electrical-connecting unit, so that the resources in one handheld device can be shared with the other handheld device, whereby the portable electronic device can be carried and operated with ease, scaled with flexibility, and comprised of various functions.03-14-2013
20100124014RETAINING DEVICE FOR PERIPHERAL CARD - A retaining device for securing a peripheral card includes a retaining plate for fastening the peripheral card, a bracket, and a mounting apparatus. The retaining plate includes an elongated base, a blocking tab, and an inserting terminal. The bracket includes a front surface substantially parallel to the elongated base of the retaining plate and a top surface substantially parallel to the blocking tab of the retaining plate. The bracket defines a number of positioning holes at the bottom end thereof for receiving the inserting terminal of the retaining plate. The mounting apparatus is mounted on the top surface of the bracket, and includes a pressing strip for securing the blocking tab of the retaining plate on the top surface of the bracket when the inserting terminal of the retaining plate is inserted into the positioning hole on the front surface of the bracket.05-20-2010
20130163198SERVER ASSEMBLY AND RACK OF THE SAME - A server assembly includes a rack and a server unit movably received in the rack. The rack includes two slide rails arranged at opposite sides of the rack, and a mounting plate fixed at a rear end of the rack. A connecting module is movably attached to the mounting plate and faces the server unit. The connecting module includes a connector. A connecting portion is set on a rear end of the server unit. The server unit is slid into the rack, to allow the connecting portion to be connected to the connector.06-27-2013
20110279973BEZEL LOCK FOR AN INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM - A bezel lock system for use with an information handling system including one or more components disposed in a server chassis mounted in a bay of a rack system is disclosed. The bezel lock system may include a rack ear associated with the server chassis, a slam latch, a bezel, and a rotating lock. The slam latch may be disposed at least in part within the rack ear and configured to automatically engage the rack ear with the rack system as the server chassis slides into the rack bay. The rack ear may only be disengaged from the rack system if the slam latch is released. The bezel may be configured to attach to the front of the server chassis and prevent removal of any components through the front panel of the server chassis. The rotating lock may be associated with the bezel and restrict removal of the bezel from the server chassis while in the locked position. The lock may be further configured to restrict release of the slam latch while in the locked position.11-17-2011
20090310299MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR POWER SUPPLY - A mounting apparatus for mounting a power supply having a first connector on a front side, includes an enclosure, a bracket, and a board. The enclosure includes a rear wall defining an opening for the power supply passing therethrough. The bracket is mounted to the enclosure below the opening, capable of supporting the power supply. A second connector protrudes up from a front end of the bracket, configured for engaging with the first connector of the power supply. The board is attached to a rear side of the power supply, to cover the opening of the rear wall. A plurality of latching slots is defined in the enclosure or the bracket. A plurality of hooks is formed on the board, to engage in the plurality of latching slots.12-17-2009
20120099271COMPUTER HOUSING - A computer housing includes a front plate, a front panel and a fixing mechanism for the front panel. The front plate has at least two holes. The front panel has at least two engaging slots corresponding to the holes. The fixing mechanism includes two hooking plates and at least two springs. The hooking plates are slidably disposed on an inner side of the front plate. Each of the hooking plates has at least one hook passing through the hole to limit the hooking plate slidably between a first position and a second position. The spring connects the hooking plate and the front plate. The elasticity of the spring enforces the hooking plate and the hook abuts one edge of the hole to maintain the hooking plate on the first position.04-26-2012
20120008278BRACKET FOR FIXING ADDITIONAL CARD OF COMPUTER - The present invention relates to a bracket for fixing an additional card of a computer. The bracket is installed on a card slot so as to fasten the additional card inserted into the card slot and comprises: a cover, a first fixing portion, two second fixing portions, an elastic portion, and an auxiliary portion, wherein the first fixing portion is able to retain the additional card and avoid the additional card falling off, the two ends of the two second fixing portions have two third fixing portions respectively, the bracket can be attached to the card slot by using the two second fixing portions and the third portion, furthermore, the elastic portion and the first fixing portion are to fix the two sides of the additional card; besides, through the elasticity of the auxiliary portion, the bracket can be installed on the card slot.01-12-2012
20110141689Fastening structure of computer peripheral device - A fastening structure of a computer peripheral device includes a combining slot and a fastening body disposed on a housing member of the computer peripheral device. The fastening body has a first restricting surface and a second restricting surface. The computer peripheral device is clamped to a first object through the first restricting surface of the fastening body and the combining slot, or a second object is hooked to the computer peripheral device through the second restricting surface of the fastening body.06-16-2011
20110292599SERVER ENCLOSURE AND CONNECTION ELEMENT THEREOF - A server enclosure includes a power input terminal to receive power signals, a number of connection elements, a number of lead terminals, and a number of power output terminals. Each connection element includes a connection portion and two fixing arms extending from opposite ends of the connection portion. The connection portion is engaged with the power input terminal to receive the power signals and output the power signals to the two fixing arms. Each lead terminal includes a first connection portion fixed to one fixing arm along an extending direction of the fixing arm to receive the power signals and a second connection portion to receive the power signals. Each power output terminal is connected to one of the second connection portions to receive the power signals.12-01-2011
20100033927Eject mechanism and electrical apparatus comprising the same - An eject mechanism comprises an eject member, a lock member and a lock release member. The eject member is configured to, when an object is positioned at a predetermined position, eject the object from the predetermined position along an eject direction. The lock member is configured to lock the object on the predetermined position against the eject member. The lock release member is configured to, when the lock release member is moved in the eject direction, release the lock of the object by the lock member. The eject mechanism ejects the object when the lock release member is moved in the eject direction.02-11-2010
20100033926SLIDE RAIL STRUCTURE - A slide rail structure disposed between a computer case and a rack is provided. The slide rail structure includes a first slide rail, a second slide rail, and a third slide rail. The first slide rail is fastened to the rack. The second slide rail has a first end, a second end, and a carrier. The second slide rail is fastened to the rack through the first end and is connected to the first slide rail through the second end. The carrier is in contact with a bottom panel of the computer case so that the computer case can slide on the carrier. The third slide rail is slidingly disposed to the second slide rail and has a locking portion. A locking component is fastened to the computer case and is locked with the locking portion so that the third slide rail can move along with the computer case.02-11-2010
20100091453FASTENING STRUCTURE FOR EXPANSION CARD - A fastening structure for an expansion card has a pair of blocks disposed in a case. Each block has a slit, and each slit is facing and parallel to the slit on the other block. When fastening the expansion card, two opposite sides of the expansion card may be engaged into the opening of the pair of slits. At least a locking tab having a dent is disposed on one block and may rotate around the block. When the locking tab rotates, the dent and the slit may be selectively aligned or misaligned. When the dent and the slit are aligned, they may form a continuous passage for a side of the expansion card slitting into. Or when they are misaligned, the sidewall of the dent may block up the slit.04-15-2010
20120188710LATCH FOR A RACK MOUNTED DEVICE - A latch for holding a rack mounted device into a rack is disclosed. The latch is formed from an essentially flat plate. The latch has an attachment section used to attach the latch to the rack mounted device. A serpentine section is formed adjacent to the attachment section. A beam section extends at an angle from the serpentine section. A head is attached to the end of the beam. The head has a catch that extends from the edge of the beam by a distance X, where X is in the plane of the flat plate. The serpentine section allows the head to be deflected by distance X where the deflection is in the plane of the flat plate.07-26-2012
20100091456COMPUTER CASING - A computer casing including a main casing, a cover, a fluid cylinder and a first connecting element is provided. The main casing has a front panel. The fluid cylinder with a rod is disposed in the main casing. The rod is suitable for moving between a first position and a second position. The first connecting element has a first end, a second end and a pivoted portion. The first end connects to the rod, and the second end connects to the cover. The pivoted portion is located between the first end and the second end, and the first connecting element is pivotally connected to the main casing via the pivoted portion. When the rod locates at the first position, the cover is substantially meeting the front panel. When the rod locates at the second position, the cover is far away from the front panel.04-15-2010
20090168341MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus for mounted an expansion card to a computer case, includes an expansion card mount, and a locking device mounted in the computer. The expansion card mount includes a fixing board, the fixing board including a locking post extending. The computer includes a PCB having a female connector, and a rear plate defining an opening. The expansion card includes a male connector and is fixed to the fixing board. The expansion card together with the expansion card mount can be inserted through the opening of the rear plate in order to make the male connector of the expansion card to be plugged in the female connector of the PCB. At the same time, the locking post of the expansion card mount is locked by the locking device and the expansion card mount is mounted in the opening of the rear plate.07-02-2009
20100284145RETAINING APPARATUS FOR DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A retaining apparatus for at least one data storage device includes a tray and a retaining device. The tray is used for receiving the at least one data storage device, and the retaining device is attached to the tray. The retaining device includes an elongated base member, an elongated arm member and a blocking member. The base member is attached to the front side of the tray. The arm member is pivotably attached to the base member about a pivot axis. The arm member has a retaining portion at the first distal end for retaining the retaining device at a retaining position. The blocking member is attached to the base member and slidable along a first direction that is substantially perpendicular to the pivot axis. The blocking member is capable of securing the arm member at a second distal end of the arm member opposite to the first distal end.11-11-2010
20120106079RACK KIT - A rack kit and associated system and method for placing an electronic device into a rack. The rack kit includes depth-adjustable fixed rails to attach to the rack and a tray to receive the electronic device, wherein the tray is slidably fitted with the rails and has a latch to engage the rails. The rack kit includes an interchangeable adapter bracket that couples to the tray and mates with the electronic device.05-03-2012
20090262498MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR POWER SUPPLY - A power supply securing system includes a securing bracket (10-22-2009
20090273900Computer Card Retention Device - A computer card retention device (11-05-2009
20090273901Electrical Coupler Mating System - An electrical coupler mating system includes a chassis having a plurality of walls, wherein a chassis housing is defined between the plurality of walls. At least one of the plurality of walls defines a first guide channel and houses a cam member that is located adjacent the first guide channel. A first electrical coupler is located in the chassis housing. An enclosure includes a second electrical coupler and a cam follower that is moveably coupled to the enclosure, wherein with the cam follower located in the first guide channel, the second electrical coupler is aligned with the first electrical coupler and the movement of the cam follower mates the first electrical coupler and the second electrical coupler.11-05-2009
20090279250DISK DRIVE BRACKET ASSEMBLY - A disk drive bracket assembly includes a bracket capable of receiving at least one disk drive therein, along with a shielding member. The bracket includes a pair of side plates, wherein each of the side plates defines a guide slot therein. The guide slot has an entrance. The shielding member includes a front panel and a pair of side panels bent from opposite edges of the front panel. A resilient catch piece is formed on each side panel. An inclined portion is formed on the resilient catch piece and inserted into the entrance of the guide slot when the catch piece is resiliently deformed, and blocks the shielding member from separating from bracket when the inclined portion engages with an edge of the entrance.11-12-2009
20090279249Latch for Securing a Hardware Component Into a Component Bay - A latch apparatus and method to facilitate leveraged insertion of a component into a component bay to an interfaced position, securing of the component in the component bay when the component interfaces with a host computer, leveraged dislodgement of the component from its interfaced position for removal of the component from the component bay, and proper positioning of the latch apparatus upon insertion of the component housing to ensure proper engagement of the latch apparatus with the component bay for leveraged insertion and removal. One latch apparatus comprises a frame adapted to be secured to a proximal end of a component housing, a handle pivotally secured to the frame, and an extendable arm slidably secured to a distal end of the handle and biased toward an extended position, wherein the distal end of the extendable arm has a distally extending latch key for engaging a slot in the component bay.11-12-2009
20090284915COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH DETACHABLE TOP COVER - A computer enclosure includes a chassis (11-19-2009
20090284916Panel Module for a Computer Enclosure, and the Computer Enclosure - A panel module for a computer enclosure includes a main panel, a linkage member, a cover panel, and a resilient limiting member. The main panel has a cover region and an opening provided in the cover region. The linkage member is connected pivotally to the main and cover panels. The cover panel is movable relative to the main panel to be closed upon or flipped away from the cover region. The linkage member is disposed at a closed position when the cover panel is closed. The limiting member is interposed between the main panel and the linkage member to limit the linkage member to the closed position, and enables the linkage member to be automatically restored to the closed position when the cover panel is to be closed, thereby permitting easy and proper closing of the cover panel.11-19-2009
20090284917Connecting module and electronic device coupling system - A connecting module includes: a main section in which an electronic circuit is housed; a plate section that is rotatably supported by the main section, and that is adapted to lie in front of the main section, and that is rotatable between a flat position in which an electronic device is laid on a first face representing a top face and a standing position in which the electronic device is leaned against a second face representing a back face opposite to the first face; and a first connector that couples with the electronic device laid on the plate section when the plate section is in the flat position so as to connect the electronic device to the electronic circuit in the main section.11-19-2009
20090290304BATTERY COVER LATCH MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A battery cover latch mechanism (11-26-2009
20090290303BATTERY COVER LATCH MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A battery cover latch mechanism (11-26-2009
20120293954SERVER HOLDER AND SERVER SYSTEM - A server holder includes two opposite lateral plates and a number of supporting structures. Each lateral plate includes a main body, a number of strip-shaped portions protruding outwards from the main body, and a number of upper connecting portions. Each upper connecting portion connects a top end of one strip-shaped portion to the main body. Each strip-shaped portion and an adjacent upper connecting portion cooperatively define a number of T-shaped latching grooves running through the strip-shaped portion and the upper connecting portion. Each supporting structure includes a fixing strip, a supporting strip, and a number of T-shaped latching protrusions. The fixing strip is attached to the inner surface of the strip-shaped portion. The supporting strip connects to a side of the fixing strip for supporting a server. The T-shaped latching protrusions extend upwards from the fixing strip. Each T-shaped latching protrusion is latched in the T-shaped latching groove.11-22-2012
20120293955MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PCI CARDS - A mounting apparatus includes a plate and a pressing member rotatably coupled to the plate. The plate includes a frame formed with a plurality of slit ports for respectively exposing PCI cards and a supporting portion for supporting bent portions of the PCI cards. The pressing member is configured for pressing the bent portions of the PCI cards, thereby sandwiching the bent portions of the PCI cards between the pressing member and the supporting portion. A handling member is actuated to drive the pressing member to enable positioning of the pressing member relative to the supporting portion. The handling member includes a main body and two arms extending from the main body. The two arms are inserted through two slots of the plate respectively and connected to two ends of the pressing member respectively.11-22-2012
20090168340HOUSING OF FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An exemplary housing of a foldable electronic device includes a first cover, a second cover, and a button disposed on the second cover. The first cover includes a lock receiving portion. The button includes a main body, a lock portion, and a resilient portion. The lock portion is configured for engaging with the lock receiving portion. The lock portion and the resilient portion connect with the main body. The main body includes a contact portion and a pivot portion. The contact portion and the pivot portion are separated from each other at a predetermined distance. The main body is rotatably disposed on the second cover by the pivot portion. The resilient portion is located on another end opposite to the pivot portion.07-02-2009
20120140411HARD DISK DRIVE SIMULATING APPARATUS - A hard disk drive (HDD) simulating apparatus includes a main body and a connecting element. The main body has a substantially the same size as an HDD. The main body includes two fixing elements respectively arranged at two opposite sidewalls of the main body. The main body is operable to be fixed on an HDD bracket through the fixing elements. The connecting element is arranged on the main body. The connecting element includes a first HDD connector and a second HDD connector respectively exposed outside the main body. The first HDD connector is to be electrically connected to the second HDD connector. The second HDD connector is inserted in an HDD interface of a backboard using the HDD bracket.06-07-2012
20090190306HOUSING OF FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An exemplary housing includes a first cover, a second cover for coupled with the first cover, a trigger, two movable latches, a first resilient member, two second resilient members, and two extending arms. The first cover includes two engaging portions. The trigger is disposed on the second cover and slidable along a first direction. The movable latches are disposed on the second cover and slidable along a second direction. Each movable latch includes an engaging portion for engaging the engaging portions of the first cover. The resilient members are configured for resetting the trigger and the movable latches. The extending arms are rotatably connected to the trigger and the movable latches. A slide of the trigger forces the movable latches to slide, thus making the engaging portions of the first cover and the movable latches engage or disengage each other.07-30-2009
20120287572Power Outlet with Jack Safety Shield Device - An electrical receptacle with a baffle latching mechanism can prevent an electroshock accident by keeping the baffle and baffle latching mechanism from moving. A baffle latching mechanism for an electrical receptacle, comprises a rectilinear baffle latch comprising a first side perpendicular to a second side, a positioning groove between a first end and a second end of the first side, a platform at the bottom of the positioning groove, and a positioning convex pin projecting from the second side of the baffle latch.11-15-2012
20120069518PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a computer housing and a cover, wherein the computer housing includes a housing side portion and a housing surface portion neighboring to the housing side portion, an accommodating recess, a pivot slide recess, and a hook slide recess. The cover includes a cover body, a pivoting portion and a hook portion. The housing side portion and the housing surface portion are recessed together so as to define the accommodating recess. The accommodating recess is provided with two positioning areas and a socket area in connection with the two positioning areas, and that the socket area is provided with an extension socket. The cover body covers, selectively, the accommodating recess, and that the pivoting portion can slide and can be pivotally arranged in the pivot slide recess, while the hook portion can slide and can be arranged in the hook slide recess.03-22-2012
20090185345Computer Module Replacement of Digital Signage - The invention provides a computer module replacement design of a digital signage. The digital signage has a main circuit board and a plug-board disposed therein and connected to each other. The plug-board has a plug-card with a plug-slot, and a track disposed on each side thereof. The digital signage is covered up by a back cover so that an opening can be formed at one side edge of the digital signage. The computer module has a frame and a motherboard. The frame has a rail disposed on each side thereof and the motherboard has a slot and a connecting terminal disposed thereon. The slot has an interface socket card. The computer module can be placed into the digital signage through the opening with the rail placed into the track. Therefore, the connecting terminal is connected to the plug-slot and the computer module can be drawn out for maintenance.07-23-2009
20110228473COMMUNICATIONS BLADED PANEL SYSTEMS - A fiber panel system includes a chassis including a backplane; and at least a first blade configured to mount to the chassis. The first blade is moveable relative to the chassis between a refracted (closed) position and at least one extended position. The first blade includes a coupler arrangement for connecting together media segments. The first blade remains electrically connected to the backplane of the chassis when moving between the retracted and extended positions.09-22-2011
20090103261ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a first main body and a second main body. The first main body includes a first housing, a first magnetic member and a first elastic member. The second main body includes a second housing and a second magnetic member. The second housing is pivotally connected with the first housing. The first elastic member is disposed within the first housing. The first elastic member connecting with the first magnetic member and the first housing makes the first magnetic member floatable within the first housing. The second magnetic member is disposed within the second housing. When the second housing moves close to a surface of the first housing, the magnetic force between the first and second magnetic members is increased, so as to hold the relative position of the first and second main bodies.04-23-2009
20090213540FIXING APPARATUS FOR FUNCTIONAL MODULE - A fixing apparatus for a functional module having a front wall and a first sidewall has a chassis with a sideboard having fastening holes, a first locking member sliding on the first sidewall and including a number of claws, and a driving fork sliding on the front wall of the functional module and having at least one wedge slidably engaging the first locking member. When the driving fork slides relative to the front wall of the functional module, the first locking member withdraws the claws from the fastening holes of the chassis or to extend the claws into the fastening holes.08-27-2009
20090231806Casing for a Server - The present invention provides a casing for a server, including a casing body and a slide. There are pluralities of fastening-pin installed on one side of the casing body, wherein each one of the fastening-pins comprises a head and a body. The radial dimension of the heads is bigger than the radial dimension of the bodies. On the other side of the casing body dispose pluralities of first holes, wherein the first holes correspond to fastening-pins. In addition, the slide is installed inside the casing body near the first holes, wherein the end of the slide extends out of the casing body. There are pluralities of second holes disposed on the slide, wherein the bore diameter of the front of the second holes is bigger than the radial dimension of the heads of the fastening-pins, the bore diameter of the rear of the second holes is smaller than the radial dimension of the heads of the fastening-pins, and the rear of the second holes and the first holes are in the corresponding positions.09-17-2009
20100002378MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus is configured for securing an expansion card with a support portion, and includes a chassis with a plate, and a securing member pivotably secured on the plate. The plate defines an opening for the support portion of the expansion card inserting therethrough. A positioning portion is formed on the plate to locate the support portion of the expansion card. The positioning portion defines a locking hole therein. The securing member includes a bent portion and a locking portion to sandwich the support portion of the expansion card and the positioning portion of the plate therebetween. A locking block protrudes from the locking portion to engage in the locking hole of the positioning portion. The locking portion is resiliently deformable to disengage the locking block from the locking hole of the positioning portion.01-07-2010
20100188812Chassis Mounting System - A chassis mounting system includes a support section that is operable to be coupled to a structure. The support section includes a first arm extending from the support section. A second arm extends from the support section and is moveable relative to the first arm such that the distance between the first arm and the second arm may be varied in order to apply a gripping force on the structure when the structure is located between the first arm and the second arm. A locking device is operable to restrict the movement of the second arm relative to the first arm in order to secure the support section to the structure when the gripping force has been applied. A coupling section support member is located on the support section. A coupling section is operable to be mounted to a chassis. The coupling section includes a coupling member that is operable to engage the coupling section support member in order to couple the coupling section to the support section such that the support section supports the coupling section.07-29-2010
20100265657COMPUTER CHASSIS FOR MOUNTING MOTHERBOARD THEREIN - An apparatus includes a computer chassis and a motherboard. The motherboard defines a mounting aperture and a securing hole. The mounting aperture includes a large hole and a small hole communicating with the large hole. The computer chassis includes a bottom plate which defines a screw hole therein. A first convex projection is formed on the bottom plate. A hollow pillar is formed on the first convex projection. The pillar defines a through hole extending through the pillar and the first convex projection. A blind rivet is mounted in the through hole. The blind rivet includes a cap located above the pillar. The cap has an area larger than the small hole. The motherboard is slidable between a first position and a second position. In the first position the motherboard is located on the first convex projection, the pillar extends in the large hole of the motherboard and the cap is positioned above the motherboard. In the second position the pillar is located in the small hole, the cap is misaligned with the large hole, the securing hole of the motherboard is aligned with the screw hole of the bottom plate.10-21-2010
20100157524WALL MOUNTED SYSTEM WITH INSERTABLE COMPUTING APPARATUS - The present invention is directed to provide a computing system comprises plurality of apparatii mounted on the wall or floor adjacent to or embedded inside the LAN jack or a main power outlet. The apparatii are connected at the back side through Ethernet cable, optical fiber or main lines to the building LAN and connected at the front side through cables or wirelessly to display, keyboard, mouse or other peripheral devices. In a typical embodiment of the present invention power to the computing apparatus is supplied through the LAN cable. Another embodiment of the present invention utilizes a wall or floor mounted housing part comprising of an integrated LAN connector. This common housing enables easy installation of the said computing apparatus module and plurality of other compatible devices that may be plugged into that same housing.06-24-2010
20110110032BRACKET ASSEMBLY - A bracket assembly is used for an expansion card. The bracket assembly includes a panel and a handle. The panel includes a top edge. The handle is attached to a side of the panel. The handle is capable of pivoting about a pivot axis perpendicular to the panel. The handle includes a lifting arm, a blocking arm, and a connecting arm. The lifting arm, the blocking arm and the connecting arm are connected end to end. An opening is defined by the lifting arm, the blocking arm and the connecting arm. The handle is capable of being rotated between a first position where the handle is urged to reside under the top edge of the panel and a second position where the opening extend above the top edge of the panel.05-12-2011
20110058333LATCHING MECHANISM - An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device may include a first side and a second side. The electronic device may also include a lid configured to cover an opening on the first side. The lid may include an interior side. The interior side may be invisible from outside of the electronic device when the lid covers the opening. The electronic device may also include a latching mechanism including a slider configured to slide along at least one of the lid and the first side for latching the lid at the interior side. The electronic device may also include a control unit disposed on the second side and configured to actuate movement of the slider.03-10-2011
20110058332ENCLOSURE MECHANISM FOR A COMPUTING DEVICE - A computing device that includes a housing, an accessory interface, and a self-closing enclosure mechanism for the accessory interface. The self-closing enclosure mechanism is positioned over the accessory interface and is pivotable to move between a closed and open position.03-10-2011
20100220443STRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT FOR A FIXING ELEMENT - A fixing element, which is a fixing structure for a positioning bracket of an electronic heat sink element, wherein in one end of the fixing element, an outside diameter of a screw body end which is close to a screw head is not disposed with thread, the diameter of the screw body is slightly lesser than an aperture of a joint hole in a bolt hole of a stanchion of a positioning bracket, and the outside diameter thereof is fit in an elastic element; in the other end of the aforementioned fixing element, two different threads are disposed along the axis of the screw body, which is a self tapping thread section and a second thread section respectively, the outside diameter of the self tapping thread section is larger than the aperture of the joint hole in the bolt hole of the stanchion of the positioning bracket, by the tapping effect of the self tapping thread of the fixing element, the fixing element get stuck at the joint hole in the bolt hole of the stanchion of the positioning bracket, then an extraction of the fixing element from the joint hole of the positioning bracket is avoided, a second thread section having a proper length is connected following a back end of the self tapping thread section, the outside diameter of the second thread section is also lesser than the aperture of the joint hole in the bolt hole of the stanchion of the positioning bracket, the second thread section portion is a screw tooth for normal screwing, for locking the electronic heat sink element on a backing of a motherboard.09-02-2010
20100124015COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH POWER SUPPLY - A computer enclosure includes a chassis configured for securing a power supply therein. The chassis includes a bottom plate and a rear plate generally perpendicular to the bottom plate. A positioning structure is formed on the rear plate and configured for blocking the power supply from moving on the rear plate. A resiliently deformable latch piece is located on the bottom plate. A blocking portion is located on the latch piece configured for engaging with the power supply to block the power supply from moving in a direction perpendicular to the rear plate. The latch piece is resiliently deformable for disengaging the blocking portion from the power supply.05-20-2010
20090073651Fastening mechanism - A fastening mechanism for fastening a module and a second module in the housing of an electronic device is disclosed. The fastening mechanism includes a lid body and a positioning member disposed in the housing. The first module is fixed in the housing by the lid body and the lid body is fastened by the positioning member, which is coupled to and overlaps the second module on the lid body, thereby using a shared common space for concurrently holding the lid body, the first module and the second module in place to save the layout space of the electronic device.03-19-2009
20100296243HARD DISK DRIVE FASTENING STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE EMPLOYING THE SAME - A hard disk drive fastening structure is used in an electronic device to fix a hard disk drive having a female connector. The hard disk drive fastening structure includes a printed circuit board (PCB) and a plurality of spring clips. The PCB includes a male connector. The spring clips fixed on the PCB in two substantially parallel rows and spaced from each other, so as to define a receiving space to receive the hard disk drive. Each spring clip includes a clamping portion and a buffer portion. The clamping portions clamp the hard disk drive collectively. The buffer portions are configured on the clamping portions apart from the receiving space to protect the hard disk drive against shocks. The female connector of the hard disk drive directly mates with the male connector on the PCB.11-25-2010
20100296242MOUNTING APPARATUS AND COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR PCI CARD - A mounting apparatus is configured for securing at least one PCI card, and includes a chassis, a bracket, a positioning member, and a locking member. The chassis includes a bottom plate and a side plate perpendicular to the bottom plate. The bracket is secured on the bottom plate. The positioning member is secured on the bracket. The positioning member includes a securing plate perpendicular to the chassis side pate and parallel to the chassis bottom plate. The locking member is secured on the securing plate of the positioning member. The locking member includes a limiting plate parallel to the securing plate. The at least one PCI card is located between the limiting plate and the securing plate to secure the PCI card(s) in the chassis.11-25-2010
20110122577FASTENER FOR SECURING ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND COMPUTER UTILIZING THE SAME - A fastener for mounting an electronic device in a computer includes a cap, a sleeve, a spring, and a mounting post. The cap is mounted to the sleeve. The sleeve defines a receiving aperture and a passage hole therein. The mounting post includes a torsion portion and a wedge portion at opposite ends thereof. The wedge portion is provided with an angled surface. A blocking ring is formed between the torsion portion and the wedge portion. The torsion portion extends into the cap. The spring is disposed around the torsion portion. The spring and the blocking ring are received in the receiving aperture of the sleeve, and the wedge portion extends out of the sleeve from the passage hole. The torsion portion rotates commensurately when the cap is rotated to adjust an orientation of the angled surface of the wedge portion.05-26-2011
20100321884MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PCI DEVICE - A mounting apparatus is configured for a Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) device. The mounting apparatus includes a chassis and a latch plate. The chassis includes a plate. The chassis plate defines a slot therein. A blocking portion is located on an edge of the chassis slot. The latch plate is configured to be fixed on the PCI device, and includes a resiliently deformable locking portion. The locking portion is engageable with the chassis blocking portion.12-23-2010
20100321885Modular computer - A modular computer includes a main board unit, a power supply unit, a CPU, a graphic/display unit, a data reading/writing unit and a plurality of fasteners. Each of the units is formed into a rectangular six-face-boxed modular. A connector is provided on one of the faces of the units. The units are stacked in vertical direction or arranged in horizontal direction. The units are fixed together by the fasteners. The connectors provide electrical connection among the units.12-23-2010
20110002099COMPUTER SYSTEM - A computer system includes a chassis, a motherboard secured in the chassis, and a mounting bracket. A first socket and a second socket is disposed on the motherboard. The mounting bracket is secured to the chassis and located above the motherboard. A first riser card is coupled to the first socket, and a second riser card is coupled to the second socket. The computer system further includes a positioning member attached to the second riser card. The positioning member has two opposite side plates. One of the side plates is secured to the second riser card, and the other side plate is secured to the mounting bracket and aligned with the first riser card in a same plane.01-06-2011
20110110034FASTENER FOR SECURING COMPUTER STORAGE DEVICE - A fastener for securing computer storage devices is revealed. The fastener is arranged at a storage device of computers. The fastener for securing computer storage devices consists of a first fix member, a second fix member and a connection part. The first fix member and the second fix member respectively are disposed on two sides of the storage device. The first fix member as well as the second fix member respectively has at least one first groove and at least one second groove. A first mount member and a second mount member of a housing respectively are mounted into the first groove and the second groove. The storage device is fixed by the first fix member and the second fix member. The storage device is mounted in the housing of computers more stably by the assembling of the first mount member and the second mount member with the first groove and the second groove respectively.05-12-2011
20110026222COMPUTER SYSTEM WITH DETACHABLE FRONT COVER - A computer system includes a casing with a front end and a back end, a first opening formed on the front end of the casing, a second opening formed on the back end of the casing and an electronic component with connecting ports. The connecting ports of the peripheral electronic component expose from one of the first opening and the second opening.02-03-2011
20100172090INTERIOR CONNECTOR SCHEME FOR ACCESSORIZING A MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE WITH A REMOVEABLE HOUSING SEGMENT - A panel segment is structured to be attachable and detachable from the computing device in order to form a portion of the overall housing for the computing device. The panel segment includes a panel connector, positioned on an interior surface of the panel segment to electrically mate with an interior connector of the computing device when the panel segment is attached. The panel segment includes one or more electrical components that are operable to send an electrical output to, or receive an electrical output from a component of the computing device.07-08-2010
20110043996COMPUTER ENCLOSURE AND BRACKET OF THE COMPUTER ENCLOSURE FOR POWER SUPPLY AND HARD DISK DRIVE - A computer enclosure includes a compact disc (CD) drive bracket arranged on an end of an inner side thereof and a bracket mounting area formed on an end of a back panel thereof. The disclosure provides a bracket accommodated in the computer enclosure and arranged between the CD drive bracket and the bracket mounting area. The bracket is used to mount a power supply and a hard disk drive (HDD).02-24-2011
20110116229ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH EXPANSION CARD MODULES - An electronic device includes a chassis having a bottom wall, a rear wall, and a sidewall perpendicular to each other. A motherboard is secured on the chassis bottom wall. A first socket is disposed on the motherboard. A mounting bracket is secured in the chassis above the motherboard. The mounting bracket includes a first mounting wall and a second mounting wall. The first mounting wall is parallel to and spaced from the sidewall of the chassis, and the second mounting wall is parallel to and spaced from the rear wall. A first riser card is coupled to the first socket on the motherboard, and is secured to the first mounting wall of the mounting bracket. An expansion card module is accommodated in the mounting bracket and parallel to the bottom wall of the chassis.05-19-2011
20130155610APPARATUS FOR PROTECTING A SMART DEVICE - A removable pad kit for a smart device, such as an iPhone®, an iPad®, a Samsung Galaxy®, a Samsung Galaxy Tab®, or the like, is disclosed. The removable kit may comprise a removable pad. The removable pad is configured to at least partially cover a home button, or the like, of the smart device to protect the home button and prevent accidental or intentional tapping on the home button.06-20-2013
20090323279LATCHING MECHANISMS FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A latching mechanism (12-31-2009
20100033925COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH COVER MOUNTING APPARATUS - An computer enclosure includes a chassis having a bottom wall and a rear wall perpendicular to the bottom wall, a cover coupled to the rear wall of the chassis, two securing posts configured to extend through securing holes of the rear wall protruding from the cover, and a securing member pivotally attached to the rear wall of the chassis and capable of being rotated about a pivot axis. The securing member includes two opposite extending blocking ends for respectively engaging with the two securing posts of the cover, in which one blocking end is connected to a resilient member to provide an elastic force for urging the securing member to engage with the securing posts.02-11-2010
20100039769System unit for a computer - A system unit for a computer is disclosed, provided on one wall with a pivoting front flap and a cover which is locked with a closed front flap and unlocked with an open front flap. A rotatably mounted lock is provided, into the bearing of which a joint pin engages, by means of which the front flap is pivotably mounted and, on closing the front flap, the above presses on a bolt of the lock whereupon the lock rotates such that a catch of the lock locks the cover.02-18-2010
20100039768ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a touch panel positioned on the main body, a shielding member movably connected to the main body adjacent to the touch panel, and a locking module assembled in the main body. The shielding member is configured to move from a first position on top of the touch panel to a second position at a side of the touch panel automatically. The locking module is configured to lock the shielding member in the first position.02-18-2010
20100053887Face Panel for a Computer Housing - A face panel for a computer housing includes a face panel body and a cover plate assembly. The face panel body includes a surrounding wall having first and second engaging grooves, and a mounting hole. The cover plate assembly is provided in the mounting hole and is assembled to the surrounding wall, and includes a cover plate having a through hole and a first engaging hook for engaging the first engaging groove, and a locking member having a fixed block coupled to the cover plate, a slide block, and a resilient connecting portion interconnecting the fixed and slide blocks to provide the slide block with a restoring force. The slide block includes a second engaging hook for engaging the second engaging groove, and a press portion exposed through the through hole and pressible to enable the second engaging hook to disengage from the second engaging groove.03-04-2010
20110075357FILTER MOUNTABLE ON DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT PROVIDED WITH DISPLAY DEVICE03-31-2011
20110249397MOUNTING APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR PCI CARD - A mounting apparatus includes a mounting member and a bracket. The mounting member includes a base piece and a latch piece located on the base piece. The latch piece is configured for securing a riser card. The bracket is configured for securing a PCI card, which is electronically coupled to the riser card. The bracket is secured to the base piece and the latch piece.10-13-2011
20110249396COMPUTER CASE - A computer case includes a case, a main board, and a carrier. The case includes guiding members. The main board includes a first circuit board and a second circuit board. The first circuit board is attached to the case. The first circuit board includes a first connector. The second circuit board includes a second connector. The carrier includes a main body, a handle, and at least one latching member. The second circuit board is removably connected to the main body. Each latching member includes a rotary member and a rotary arm. The rotary member is rotatably connected to the main body and the rotary arm. The rotary member defines a receiving groove. The rotary arm is rotatably connected to the handle. When the second connector is connected to the first connector, guiding members stay in the receiving grooves to prevent the main body and the handle from moving.10-13-2011
20110249398FIXING MECHANISM FOR FIXING A PORTABLE DEVICE AND RELATED COMPUTER SYSTEM - A fixing mechanism for fixing a portable device includes a casing. A track is disposed on the casing for guiding the portable device to slide. At least one hole is formed on the casing. The fixing mechanism further includes at least one spherical component installed inside the hole on the casing for wedging into a sunken part on the portable device so as to fix the portable device inside the casing. The fixing mechanism further includes a resilient component installed on a side of the casing and the spherical component for providing resilient force to the spherical component so as to push the spherical component to wedge into the sunken part on the portable device.10-13-2011
20110249395Card Retention System - A card retention system includes a chassis comprising a chassis wall. A plurality of actuation channels are defined by the chassis wall. Each of the plurality of actuation channels includes an unsecured section, a secured section, and an arcuate section extending between the unsecured section and the secured section. A securing member is coupled to the chassis wall through the plurality of actuation channels. The securing member is operable to move relative to the chassis wall along a path defined by the plurality of actuation channels. A plurality of engagement members are located on the securing member. The securing member may be moved through the plurality of actuation channels to retain a plurality of cards in the chassis.10-13-2011
20090168342HOUSING OF FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An exemplary housing of a foldable electronic device includes a first cover, a second cover, a handle, latching members, and resilient members. The first cover includes lock portions. The handle includes two pivot portions and two first transmission portions. Each latching member includes a second transmission portion and a lock receiving portion. Each lock receiving portion is configured for engaging with one lock portion. Each second transmission portion is configured for engaging with one first transmission portion. The pivot portions are engaging with the retaining portions such that the handle is rotatable around the pivot portion. When the handle rotates, it releases the lock portions from the latching members thus opens the housing.07-02-2009
20110255243FIXING MECHANISM FOR FIXING A PORTABLE DEVICE AND RELATED COMPUTER SYSTEM - A fixing mechanism for fixing a portable device includes a casing. A track is disposed on the casing for guiding the portable device to slide. At least one hole is formed on the casing. The fixing mechanism further includes a resilient component, which includes a wedging part fixed on the casing and at least one bending part. An end of the bending part passes through the hole and inserts into an opening of the portable device so as to fix the portable device inside the casing. The resilient component further includes at least one torsional part. An end of the torsional part is connected to the wedging part, and the other end of the torsional part is connected to the other end of the bending part. The torsional part is for providing torsional force to drive the end of the bending part to pass through the hole of the casing.10-20-2011
20110164379FASTENER FOR SECURING COMPUTER STORAGE DEVICE - A fastener for securing computer storage device is revealed. The fastener is arranged at a housing of computers and is hooked with a sliding member of a storage device so as to secure the storage device. The fastener includes a rotating shaft, a rotating fastening member arranged above the rotating shaft, an elastic element whose two ends are respectively arranged at the housing and the rotating fastening member, and a hook member disposed on the sliding member and hooked with the rotating fastening member. By the rotating fastening member and the hook member hooked with each other, the storage device is secured in the housing automatically and the convenience of assembling is enhanced. Moreover, an action force of the rotating fastening member on the hook member hooked is increased by the elastic member so as to reduce the releasing of the hooked rotating fastening member from the hook member.07-07-2011
20110019361Method To Prevent Access Cover Actuation During Shock Load - A latch apparatus includes a first portion having a first latch member maintained in a latched position by a first and a second resilient member. A second portion includes a second latch member maintained in a latched position by only the second resilient member. The second portion is movable both simultaneously with and independently of the first portion. An actuator is connected to move the first and second portions simultaneously.01-27-2011
20110075358DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM - A data processing system with at least one mainboard is arranged in a computer housing and at least one daughter card that can be electrically connected to the mainboard by at least one riser card. A metal carrier sheet accommodates and supports the riser card and the daughter card and can be arranged together with the riser card and the daughter card in the computer housing. A metal carrier sheet includes a retaining bracket constructed to fix the riser card on the metal carrier sheet without screws. The metal carrier sheet further includes at least one angle bracket and at least one retaining bolt constructed to fix the daughter card without screws on the metal carrier sheet03-31-2011
20110261530COMPONENT RETENTION MECHANISM - A component retention mechanism facilitates improved installation, retention and removal of hardware components (e.g., PCI cards) on a personal computer. The retention mechanism includes a locking component, support member, and release mechanism coupled to each other. The locking component can be a steel bar or other stiff item positioned proximate to multiple socket connectors on a circuit board. The locking component moves between unlocked and locked positions that mechanically and simultaneously unlock or lock in place multiple add-in cards inserted into the socket connectors. The support member moves and thereby facilitates movement of the locking component between locked and unlocked positions. The release mechanism facilitates movement of the support member and is actuated when a force is exerted by a user thereto. An associated slider housing coupled to the release mechanism and support member includes a fan, support shelves and a door that provides additional support to oversized PCI cards.10-27-2011
20110261529COMPUTER SERVER SYSTEM - A computer server system includes a server cabinet, and at least one server accommodated in the server cabinet. The server forms a fixing structure at each of four corners thereof. In addition, the server cabinet includes fixing structures which are correspondingly matched with the fixing structures of the server. The fixing structure of the server cabinet can be in the form of protrusions, mounting holes, and engagement holes. The fixing structure of the server can be in the form of ears and mounting grooves. The server is mounted in the server cabinet by means of the fixing structures thereof.10-27-2011
20110261528SHOCK MOUNT FOR CIRCUIT BOARD - A shock mount assembly is provided for mounting a circuit board in a housing of a handheld computer. The shock mount assembly comprises a frame, configured to receive the circuit board, and a clamp, configured to secure the frame to the housing. The frame comprises a plurality of tabs, each of the tabs sheathed in a shock-absorbent material and configured to be received by corresponding pockets in the housing. The clamp comprises receiving portions shaped to receive a corresponding tab of the frame. When the frame is secured to the housing by the clamp, the pocket of the housing and the receiving portion of the clamp encapsulate the corresponding tab of the frame, thereby restricting its movement. A frame and a housing are also provided.10-27-2011
20100020491FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An exemplary foldable electronic device includes a first cover, a second cover coupled to the first cover and a latch mechanism. The latch mechanism includes a hooking portion disposed on the first cover and a latching portion disposed in the second cover and arranged corresponding to the hooking portion. The latching portion includes a button, a latch fixed relative to the button, and an elastic member disposed between the second cover and the button. The button partially protrudes out of the second cover and is slidable relative to the second cover. The button and the elastic member are capable of moving the latch latching with, or unlatching from, the hooking portion.01-28-2010
20090244836Attach a Mobile Mouse to Your Laptop - A docking system which can be used with any laptop, and can allow a mouse or other peripheral device to attach to the back surface of the laptop screen, such as the top of the display when closed. A docking piece is attached to the flat surface of the laptop by means of an adhesive or other mechanism. The mouse or other accessory includes a docking element which engages the docking piece with a restraining force applied. A flat tool to remove the docking piece when it is no longer desired to be used.10-01-2009
20110051366RAIL ASSEMBLY AND COMPUTER COMPONENT SECURING SEVICE WITH A RAIL ASSEMBLY - A computer component securing device includes a rack and a pair of rail assemblies. The rail assemblies are mounted respectively on two sides of a computer component and are disposed on the rack. Each rail assembly includes a rail and a handle pivoted to a front end of the rail. The handle is disposed to facilitate manipulation by a user. By turning the handle pivotally relative to the rail about an angle, a portion of the rail is urged in a direction away from the computer component to interferingly engage the rack so as to position the computer component in the rack.03-03-2011
20110051365MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus is adjusted to selectively mount a first expansion card with a supporting extension and a second expansion card without a supporting extension. The mounting apparatus includes a bracket, a first retaining member, and a second retaining member. The first retaining members are attached to the bracket to mount the first expansion card within the bracket. The second retaining member is attached to the bracket and partially shields the first retaining member to mount the second expansion card.03-03-2011
20110051364SECURING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARDS - A securing apparatus is provided for securing an expansion card with a shielding plate to an enclosure of an electronic device. The securing apparatus includes a panel, a limiting member, a locking member, and the latch member. The limiting member is pivotably mounted to the panel to abut the shielding plate in cooperation with the panel. A first locking portion is formed on the limiting member. The locking member is pivotably attached to the limiting member and overlaps on the limiting member. A second locking portion is formed on the locking member to engage with the first locking portion. The latch member is pivotably mounted to the locking member. A hook is formed on the panel to catch the latch member, thereby securing the expansion card to the enclosure.03-03-2011
20110051363COMPUTER ENCLOSURE AND DATA STORAGE DEVICE BRACKET OF THE COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure is used to install a computer motherboard therein. The computer motherboard includes a number of peripheral component interconnect (PCI) sockets for mounting a number of PCI cards. When some of the number of PCI sockets are not used, the disclosure provides a data storage device bracket which is arranged neighboring some unused PCI socket in the computer enclosure. The data storage device bracket holds at least one data storage device therein, which can fully utilize a space of the computer enclosure.03-03-2011
20120147557COMPUTER ENCLOSURE - A computer enclosure includes an enclosure, a mounting board, a device mounted to the mounting board, and a latching member pivotably mounted to the mounting board. The enclosure includes a bottom plate, and a number of mounting tabs extend from the bottom plate. The mounting board is detachably mounted to the bottom plate. A number of clamping hooks extend from the mounting board, to fix the mounting tabs. The latching member includes an elastic hook. The latching member is rotated, with the elastic hook received in or withdrawing from the enclosure. When the hook engages with the enclosure, the latching member prevents the clamping hooks from disengaging from the mounting tabs.06-14-2012
20110110033MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PCI CARD - A mounting apparatus includes a mounting bracket, a mounting piece adapted to mount a PCI card to the mounting bracket, and a securing member. The mounting bracket includes a base and a blocking plate. The mounting piece includes an elongated body and a mounting end. The securing member includes a first pivoting portion pivotably attached to the mounting bracket, a pressing portion, and a mounting portion. The mounting portion includes a securing portion. The securing portion includes a handling portion and a second engaging portion extending from the handling portion. The second engaging portion engages the first engaging portion. The handling portion is configured to drive the second engaging portion to disengage the first engaging portion by pressing the handling portion.05-12-2011
20100103613ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND SWITCHING ASSEMBLY THEREOF - An electronic device includes a housing and a switching assembly. The housing is configured for receiving a battery. The switching assembly is configured for detachedly assembling the battery with the housing. The switching assembly defines at least one locking portion and comprises a linkage mechanism, at least one restriction portion, and an actuator. The at least one locking portion is disposed in the battery. The linkage mechanism is secured to the housing. The at least one restriction portion is disposed on the linkage mechanism correspondingly to the at least one locking portion. The actuator is secured to the linkage mechanism and drives the at least one restriction portion to lock or unlock with the linkage mechanism when the actuator is pressed.04-29-2010
20110317358Structural Improvement of Screwless Fixing Component - This invention provides a structural improvement for screwless fixing component that contains a positioning board installed in the long hole of side rack of host computer; a sliding base slotting through a positioning board, the sliding base includes bottom base and locking section; the symmetrical locking section is installed on the bottom base; a spring, one end is installed on the locking section of sliding base; a cap housing installed on the other end of outer side of locking section of sliding base and spring, its interior is installed with concaving section, the interior of concaving section is installed with axial rod having thread section. Except for free of tool, the axial rod of cap housing is inserted through screw hole of driver installed in host computer for quick screwing compression or loosening.12-29-2011
20110164378ELECTRONIC DEVICE ENCLOSURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device enclosure comprising a chassis, the chassis comprises a chassis bottom wall and a chassis rear wall connected to the chassis bottom wall. The chassis bottom wall is capable of mounting a motherboard with a module. An elastic flange is located on the chassis rear wall. The elastic flange is engaged with the module of the motherboard, and the motherboard is located between the flange and the motherboard. The invention further offers an electronic device.07-07-2011
20120206876VIDEO SERVER SET - A server set includes a first video server, a second video server and a joint member. A first surface of the first video server has a first fastening groove, and the first fastening groove has a first chute portion and a first intermediate portion. The second video server has a second surface, in which the second surface has a second fastening groove, and the second fastening groove has a second chute portion and a second intermediate portion. A main body portion of the joint member corresponds to and is accommodated in the first intermediate portion and the second intermediate portion. A first hook portion and a second hook portion are accommodated in and hooked with the first chute portion and the second chute portion respectively, so that the first video server is connected with the second video server through the joint member.08-16-2012
20100165570LATCHING STRUCTURE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH THE SAME - A latching structure for a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device has a touch pen and a housing defined a slot to received the touch pen, the latching structure comprises at least a mounting portion formed on the housing; a least a latching module fixed in the mounting portion; each latching module has a latching element and an elastic element; the latching element is rotationally fixed in the mounting portion and elastically resists against the touch pen by the elastic force of the elastic element. A portable electronic device having the latching structure is also disclosed.07-01-2010
20120044639Fingerprint Acquisition Expansion Card Apparatus - An apparatus is described for a fingerprint acquisition device that can be integrated into an expansion card capable of being inserted into a PC card slot of a portable computer such that the apparatus is substantially flush with the computer. The apparatus can contain a drawer that rotates or slides out of the apparatus to expose a fingerprint module where a user's fingerprint data can be collected. A latching mechanism is provided so that the drawer can be locked in a retracted position in the apparatus when the drawer is pushed into the apparatus and so that the drawer can extract out of the apparatus if the user pushes on the drawer again when the drawer is in the retracted position.02-23-2012
20120008279INTERLOCKING SYSTEM FOR CONNECTING A PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER AND A POWER SUPPLY - An interlocking system for connecting a programmable logic controller and a power supply of an industrial control and automation system is provided. The interlocking system includes features configured to facilitate coupling with a panel or rail and a plurality of vertical slots and a latch disposed on a side surface of the power supply. The latch includes a first attachment feature disposed along a flexible tongue cantilevered proximate an opening in a housing of the power supply such that the tongue can flex into the opening. The interlocking system also includes a plurality of hooks and a second attachment feature formed on a side surface of the programmable logic controller. The plurality of hooks are configured to slide along and engage with the plurality of vertical slots such that the programmable logic controller and the power supply are held together horizontally and the second attachment feature is configured to couple with the first attachment feature to resist disengagement of the plurality of hooks and the plurality of vertical slots.01-12-2012
20120026683BRACKET FOR SUPPORTING MOTHERBOARD - A bracket is used to support a motherboard. The bracket includes a framework, a first supporting element, and a second supporting element. The framework includes a front bar, a back bar, and two side bars, corporately bounding a receiving space. The first and second supporting elements are received in the receiving space and connected to the two side bars. A number of through holes corresponding to a number of through holes of the motherboard are defined in the framework, the first supporting element, and the second supporting elements to fix the motherboard on the bracket via a plurality of screw pillars extending through the plurality of through holes of the bracket and the plurality of through holes of the motherboard.02-02-2012
20120026684Computer holding apparatus - The instant invention pertains to a holding apparatus for a computer device. The holding apparatus includes a case member; an adjustable clamping member; an elongated adjustable neck member between the case member and the clamping member; a removable cup holding coin tray; and a cleat member for securing the apparatus to surfaces including a wall, furniture, or a shelf, and allows a user to operate the computer device without having to actively hold and support it.02-02-2012
20110090646Power Supply Fixing Device - A power supply fixing device, which enables a power supply to be effectively fixed, wherein one end of the power supply fixing device is movable assembled to one panel within a computer case, and then a press surface is used to enable the position of the power supply to be quickly fixed. A hook portion formed at another end of the fixing device is used to hook onto another surface of the computer case, thereby fixedly securing the entire power supply. The complete operational process dispenses with the need for the assistance of hand tools, thus effectively increasing convenience of assembling and disassembling a power supply.04-21-2011
20110103012BRACKET AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE UTILIZING THE BRACKET - A bracket is used for retaining an expansion card. The expansion card includes a slot cover. The bracket includes a top and a back and a retaining member. The top is perpendicular to the back. The back defines at least one expansion slot. The retaining member comprises an elongated body. The retaining member is pivotally attached to the top about a pivot axis. The pivot axis is substantially perpendicular to the back. The retaining member is capable of securing the slot cover to the mounting flange of the back at a locked position.05-05-2011
20100091455SURFACE CONTACT CARD RETENTION ASSEMBLY AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A retention assembly for securing a surface contact card in a portable electronic device includes a main body and a locking member. The main body defines a receiving groove in the main body. The locking member includes a fixing portion fixed on the main body adjacent to the receiving groove, and a pressing portion connected to the fixing portion. When the pressing portion is pressed by an external force, the pressing portion is moved close to the fixing portion. When the external force is released, the pressing portion is moved away from the fixing portion.04-15-2010
20100091454PORTABLE COMPUTER LATCH STRUCTURES - A portable computer is provided that has a housing. A battery may be contained within the housing. The housing may have panels such as a fixed housing panel and a removable access panel. A lever actuated latching mechanism may be used to lock the removable access panel and the battery within the portable computer. A lock may be used to block movement of the lever and thereby prevent access to the interior of the computer. Magnetic elements may be used to facilitate operation of the lever and to hold the access panel in place. The latch mechanism may provide mechanical advantage when disengaging the magnets that hold the access panel.04-15-2010
20100246121RELEASE MODULE AND COMPUTER HOUSING USING THE SAME - A computer housing includes a main body, a panel, a latch piece, and a release member. The main body defines a latch hole. The panel has a hook on a first side thereof. The latch piece is positioned on a second side of the panel and defines a receiving hole therein. The release member is positioned on the main body and forms a latch protrusion. The hook is received in the latch hole of the main body. The latch protrusion engages with the receiving hole such that the panel is locked to the main body. The release member is deformable so that the latch protrusion disengages from the receiving hole.09-30-2010
20110182031PROCESSING ASSEMBLY, FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS WITH FIXING DEVICE - A processing assembly includes: a processing housing configured to support a processor for executing a given process; an immobilizing mechanism configured to immobilize the processing housing and including an operation portion configured to release the immobilized processing housing; a cover mounted on the processing housing so as to be rotatable between a first position where the operation portion is covered by the cover and a second position where the operation portion is exposed to be visible; and a knob rotatably mounted on the processing housing and configured to rotate integrally with the cover.07-28-2011
20110182030SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING A MIDPLANE WITHIN A COMPUTER CHASSIS - System and method for positioning a midplane within a computer chassis. In some embodiments, a computer system includes a chassis, a midplane disposed within the chassis, and a plunger pin coupled to the midplane. The plunger pin is selectably movable between a first position, wherein the midplane is immovable relative to the chassis, and a second position, wherein the midplane is moveable relative to the chassis.07-28-2011
20120212905Server Rack Component with Quick Release Mechanism - A quick lock and release mechanism is provided for securing and releasing a server or other computing asset, including a server tray, from a server rack. The server is equipped with a quick release tab that is biased to fit into an opening in the server rack. To install the server in the rack, the server is secured to the rack by aligning and inserting the quick release tab into the opening. The server can then be removed from the rack by retracting the quick release tab from the opening. The server rack may include a plurality of shelves cut out from the rack to hold multiple servers in the rack.08-23-2012
20120162909CONTAINER DATA CENTER - An exemplary container data center includes a container and racks received in the container. The container includes a bottom wall. Each of the racks includes four elongated beams respectively positioned on four corners of the rack and a plurality of connecting pieces for connecting the beams together. The four beams cooperatively define an accommodating space therebetween for receiving servers therein. Two of the connecting pieces are adjacent to the bottom wall of the container and are fixed on the bottom wall by fasteners.06-28-2012
20100309627PORTABLE TERMINAL - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a portable terminal including: a first housing; a second housing slidable in a sliding direction with respect to the first housing; a first magnet disposed in the first housing; a second magnet disposed in the second housing to face the first magnet in a closed state; and a third magnet disposed in the second housing to face the first magnet in an opened state, wherein an S pole of the first magnet is positioned on a side of the first housing facing the second housing, and wherein an N pole of the second magnet, an S pole of the second magnet, an S pole of the third magnet and an N pole of the third magnet are aligned as a sequence along the sliding direction.12-09-2010
20120075800Cover Latch Of A Blade Server - A cover latch is provided for coupling a blade server cover to a blade server when the cover latch is in a locked state. Embodiments include a locking surface at one end of the cover latch; a user interface at an end of the cover latch opposite from the end with the locking surface; wherein when the cover latch is in the locked state, the locking surface engages a locking surface enclosure of the blade server cover; wherein when the cover latch is in an unlocked state, the user interface is rotated into the blade server and the locking surface is rotated outward from the blade server, wherein when the locking surface is rotated outward from the blade server, the locking surface is disengaged from the locking surface enclosure of the blade server cover; and a rotational limiter hole in the cover latch that surrounds a peg of the blade server, wherein the rotation of the locking surface and the user interface is limited by the rotational limiter.03-29-2012
20100008041FOLDABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An exemplary foldable electronic device includes a first cover, a second cover rotatably coupled to the first cover, a hooking portion, and a latching portion. The second cover defines an engaging hole. The hooking portion is positioned on the first cover, and the latching portion is positioned on the second cover. The hooking portion includes a deformable arm configured to engage in or disengage from the engaging hole of the second cover. The latching portion includes a slidable assembly configured to slide relative to the main body thereby deforming the arm to disengage from the engaging hole.01-14-2010
20120257351ADJUSTING DEVICE OF ADJUSTING A VIEW ANGLE OF A PANEL MODULE AND COMPUTER SYSTEM HAVING THE SAME - An adjusting device includes a rotating mechanism disposed between a base and a supporter for adjusting an angle between the supporter and the base, a slide mechanism disposed on the base, and a turntable mechanism slidably disposed on the slide mechanism for holding a panel module, so that the panel module can slide relative to the base along the slide mechanism and for coaxially rotating the panel module relative to the base. A contacting component of the turntable mechanism is for pushing a constraining component of the slide mechanism to pivot relative to an axle, so as to separate the constraining component from a protruding portion of the rotating mechanism for releasing constraint on the supporter relative to the base.10-11-2012
20120188711ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a computer, a backboard, a circuit board attached to the backboard, and a supporting base attached to the top surface of the circuit board. The computer case includes a bottom plate. The backboard is attached to the bottom plate. The backboard and the supporting base engage with the circuit board, and the backboard is located between the bottom plate and the circuit board, to prevent the circuit board from contacting the bottom plate.07-26-2012
20120229976MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PCI CARD - A mounting apparatus for a PCI card includes an enclosure, a mounting bracket, a securing bracket mounted in the enclosure, and a securing member pivotably mounted on the securing bracket. The mounting bracket is used for securing a first end of the PCI card. The securing bracket includes a main body and an elastic securing portion extending from the main body. The securing member includes a pressing panel and a securing part. The pressing panel defines a receiving slot. The securing part is used for engaging the elastic securing portion to enable the pressing panel to press a second end of the PCI card. The receiving slot is used for receiving the second end.09-13-2012
20110122576COMPUTER - A computer includes an integral enclosure, a front panel and a back panel. The enclosure is made of a single piece of extruded aluminum. The enclosure includes a top wall, a bottom wall and two side walls. The bottom wall parallels to the top wall. Two openings are defined at opposite sides of the enclosure. The front panel covers one opening of the enclosure. The back panel covers the other opening of the enclosure.05-26-2011
20100328880COMPUTER SYSTEM - A computer system is provided. The computer system includes a chassis, a motherboard secured in the chassis, and a mounting bracket. A connector is arranged on the motherboard, and a riser card is inserted in the connector. The mounting bracket is secured to the chassis and located above the motherboard. The computer system further includes a positioning member attached to the riser card. The positioning member has two opposite side plates. One of the side plates is secured to the second riser card, and the other side plate is secured to the mounting bracket.12-30-2010
20120268892POWER SUPPLY CONTAINMENT DEVICE - Embodiments of the present invention disclose a power supply containment device for a computing system. According to one embodiment, the power supply containment device includes a main housing and a clamp portion coupled to the main housing. The clamp portion is configured to extend perpendicularly from the main housing so as to securely hold a power supply between the clamp portion and main housing of the containment device.10-25-2012
20100232104FIXING ASSEMBLY AND COMPUTER CASE USING THE SAME - A fixing assembly can fix a shielding panel to a housing of a computer case. The fixing assembly includes two sliding members and a driving member. The housing includes a front plate defining through holes. The shielding panel includes a plurality of latching hooks corresponding to the through holes. Each latching hook passes though the corresponding through hole. The sliding members are slidably attached to the opposite edge portions of the front plate respectively. Each sliding member defines a plurality of engaging holes corresponding to the through holes. Each engaging hole includes a latching portion and a receiving portion in communication with the latching portion. Each latching hook is latched in one corresponding latching portion or received in one corresponding receiving portion. The driving member is capable of sliding the sliding members such that each latching hook is movable between the corresponding latching portion and the corresponding receiving portion.09-16-2010
20120275112MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR EXPANSION CARD - A mounting apparatus having two latching members for fixing an expansion card to an expansion slot mounted on a motherboard. Two latching members are mounted to two ends of the expansion slot, for fixing the expansion card. Two latching members are pivotably sandwiched between the ends of the expansion slot and the motherboard, respectively. A latching block protrudes from each of the latching members, for abutting against a bottom of the corresponding locking member.11-01-2012
20120287573Cover Latch Of A Blade Server - A cover latch is provided for coupling a blade server cover to a blade server when the cover latch is in a locked state. Embodiments include a locking surface and a user interface; wherein when the cover latch is in the locked state, the locking surface engages a locking surface enclosure of the blade server cover; wherein when the cover latch is in an unlocked state, the user interface is rotated into the blade server and the locking surface is rotated outward from the blade server, wherein when the locking surface is rotated outward from the blade server, the locking surface is disengaged from the locking surface enclosure of the blade server cover; and a rotational limiter hole in the cover latch that surrounds a peg of the blade server, wherein the rotation of the locking surface and the user interface is limited by the rotational limiter.11-15-2012
20110157821MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR PCI CARD - A mounting apparatus includes a bracket and a gripping member secured to the bracket. The gripping member includes a supporting portion and a retaining portion connected to the supporting portion. A first locking tab and a second locking tab are located on the supporting portion. A latch is located on the retaining portion. The retaining portion is moved between a first position, where the latch is engaged between the first and second locking tabs for sandwiching a PCI card between the retaining portion and the supporting portion, and a second position, where the latch is disengaged from the first and second locking tabs.06-30-2011
20110157820FASTENING MECHANISM FOR FASTENING AN INTERFACE CARD AND RELATED COMPUTER DEVICE - A fastening mechanism includes a main body passing through an opening on a casing rotatably, and a fastening part connected to the main body. A slot is formed on the fastening part for fastening a board of an interface card when the main body rotates to a fastening position relative to the casing. The fastening mechanism further includes a fixing part connected to the main body for engaging with the casing when the main body rotates to the fastening position relative to the casing so as to fix the fastening part and the interface card, and an elastic cantilever connected to the fixing part for providing elastic force to the fixing part so as to engage the fixing part with the casing and for driving the fixing part so as to release engagement between the fixing part and the casing when being pressed downward.06-30-2011
20100085705Keyboard set having a micro projector - A keyboard set includes a keyboard unit, and a micro projector. The keyboard unit has a first housing, a video signal port and a first lock structure. The video signal port and the first lock structure are disposed in the first housing. The micro projector has a second housing, a signal line, and a second lock structure. The signal line is connected to the video signal port of the keyboard unit. The second lock structure is disposed on the second housing, and capable of combining with the first lock structure, for the micro projector to be fixed to the keyboard unit.04-08-2010
20100085704Network device fixture - This invention discloses a network device including at least one rail element disposed at both sides of the network device at positions adjacent to the rear of the network device respectively to form a slide rail on each side, and two fixing elements each having a locking portion and a support portion, wherein the locking portion has at least one locking hole and is coupled perpendicularly to the support portion, such that when the network device is installed in a rack and the front of the network device is fixed to the front of the rack, each support portion can be extended into each corresponding slide rail, and each locking portion can be secured to the rear of the rack through each corresponding locking hole.04-08-2010
20100085703Equipment Chassis Shield - An apparatus of an embodiment may include a network equipment chassis shield comprising a rectangular planar surface for mounting in front of a face of an equipment chassis, at least one supporting bracket for mounting the rectangular planar surface, and two or more fasteners for securing the rectangular planar surface to an anchoring structure. A first fastener may secure the rectangular planar surface to the at least one supporting bracket and a second fastener may secure the at least one supporting bracket to the anchoring structure.04-08-2010
20130100608LATCHING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a cover, and a latching mechanism latching the cover to the main body. The latching mechanism includes a latching assembly and a hook assembly secured to the cover. The latching assembly includes at least one latching member slidably received in the main body. The hook assembly includes at least one hook member. The at least one hook member engages with the at least one latching member to latch the cover to the main body, and disengages from the at least one latching member allowing the cover to unlatch from the main body. The at least one hook member is hidden in the cover when the cover is unlatched from the main body, and extends out of the cover engaging with the at least one latching member latching the cover to the main body. A latching mechanism is also provided.04-25-2013
20110267774COMPUTER ENCLOSURE WITH COVER PLATE - A computer enclosure includes a computer bezel with an opening defined therein, a cover plate for covering the opening, and an actuating module. The cover plate is pivotably attached to a front side of the computer bezel. The actuating module includes a mounting bracket attached to a rear side of the computer bezel and an actuating member pivotably attached to the mounting bracket. The actuating member is capable of rotating between an extended position, where the cover plate is pushed open by the actuating member to expose the opening, and a retracted position, where the cover plate is closed to cover the opening.11-03-2011
20110228472APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR ROUTING A POWER CABLE ASSEMBLY - An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for routing a power cable assembly. A motherboard is disposed in a chassis. A power cable assembly is routed parallel to a plane of the motherboard and comprises a plurality of power cables. Each power cable is in physical and electrical communication with a power supply. The power cable assembly is organized in a 1×n array, wherein n is a positive integer greater than five and the power cable assembly is in electrical communication with the motherboard.09-22-2011
20110242758Method, Apparatus, and System for a Low Profile Computer Adapter Card Retainer and Load Distribution System - A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed for a planar adapter card retainer bracket that is removably attachable to a computer chassis and is formed with a plurality of plunger openings. Each plunger opening is configured to receive a respective adapter card retainer plunger. The adapter card retainer plunger is configured to extend from the bracket into the computer chassis to engage an edge of an adapter card thereby retaining the adapter card in a selected slot even if the adapter card is a low-profile adapter card.10-06-2011
20130148294SERVER CABINET - A server cabinet includes a housing and a number of cable management brackets longitudinally mounted to the housing. Each cable management bracket includes two opposite mounting portions mounted to the housing, and a base plate connected between the mounting portions. Each mounting portion defines a number of openings for cables extending through.06-13-2013
20100296241COMPUTER CHASSIS FOR MOUNTING MOTHERBOARD THEREIN - An apparatus includes a computer chassis and a motherboard. The computer chassis includes a bottom plate. A fastener is pivotally mounted on the bottom plate. The fastener defines a receiving slot. A plurality of convex projections is formed on the bottom plate. The motherboard is located on the plurality of convex projections with an edge of the motherboard clamped in the receiving slot.11-25-2010
20100315774Wireless Card Adapters - A wireless card adapter including a body portion having a proximal end and a distal end and including mounting holes formed adjacent the proximal end, and brackets extending from the distal end of the body portion configured to receive a half mini card and mounting holes that align with mounting holes of the half mini card when the half mini card has been slid along the brackets until the half mini card contacts the distal end of the body portion, the mounting holes of the brackets being configured to receive fasteners that secure the half mini card to the adapter.12-16-2010
20110286182EXPANSION CARD FASTENING DEVICE - An expansion card fastening device includes a bracket, a first fastener, and a second fastener. The bracket includes parallel arranged fences. The first fastener is assembled on one of the fences, and includes a connecting portion, a supporting portion, and an elastic element. The supporting portion and the elastic element are both disposed on an end of the connection portion. A first clasp protrudes from the supporting portion, and faces the same direction with a free end of the elastic element. A second fastener pivots to the supporting portion, and is resisted by the elastic element. A second clasp protrudes from the second fastener, and faces the same direction with the first clasp.11-24-2011
20110310554PANEL FIXING STRUCTURE AND INFORMATION PROCESSOR - A panel fixing structure, which removably fixes a panel to a square opening provided in a housing, so as to cover a circumference of one or a plurality of interface terminal portions provided inside the housing, includes a square panel surface having a terminal opening in accordance with a shape and a position of the interface terminal portion and four engagement protrusions each having a spring property, each of the four engagement protrusions protruding in an insertion direction of the opening along an edge portion of each of four sides of the panel surface, the engagement protrusions being formed to have a space in each of four corner portions of the panel surface.12-22-2011
20130201626CLIPS AND LATCH TO RECEIVE A COMPUTING COMPONENT - A carrier is mountable to a component, and includes first tabs and second tabs. Clips and a latch are associated with a compartment of a computing system. The clips are to receive the first tabs, and the latch is to receive the second tabs, to isolate the carrier from movement in three dimensions.08-08-2013
20120300397MOTHERBOARD FIXING DEVICE AND COMPUTER HAVING SAME - An exemplary motherboard fixing device is for fixing a motherboard onto a case plate inside a computer case. The motherboard fixing device is fixable on the case plate, and includes a first fixing strip and a second fixing strip. The first fixing strip includes a first, second, and third flat plates. The second flat plate is between the first and third flat plates. The first and second flat plates cooperatively define a slide groove for receiving an edge of the motherboard. The second fixing strip includes a bottom plate and a lateral plate. The third flat plate and the bottom plate include first latch hooks. The first latch hooks is engagable in corresponding through holes of the case plate, such that the first and second fixing strips are fixed on the case plate. The lateral plate includes second latch hooks for being latchable on an opposite edge of the motherboard.11-29-2012
20120092828SERVER CABINET AND SERVER STRUCTURE USING THE SAME - A server structure is disclosed including a server cabinet, spaced fixing units, and server groups. Each server unit includes a first server unit and a second server unit fixed to supporting frames of the server cabinet by first fixing plates and the second fixing plates of the fixing units, respectively. The first server unit alternately abuts the second server unit, and the stacked height of each first server unit and the abutting second server unit is equivalent to the height along the supporting frame occupied by the corresponding fixing unit.04-19-2012

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