CN101465226B - Bracing member, key-press and keyboard - Google Patents

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CN101465226B
CN101465226B CN 200910003123 CN200910003123A CN101465226B CN 101465226 B CN101465226 B CN 101465226B CN 200910003123 CN200910003123 CN 200910003123 CN 200910003123 A CN200910003123 A CN 200910003123A CN 101465226 B CN101465226 B CN 101465226B
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The invention provides a support component for supporting a press keycap, a press key containing the support component, and a keyboard. The support component comprises a first unit and a second unit. The first unit is provided with a first side arm; and one end of the first side arm is bent and extended to form a first pivot connecting part. The second unit is provided with a third pivot connecting part which is temporarily connected with the first pivot connecting part; and both ends of the third pivot connecting part are respectively bent and extended to form a second side arm and a third side arm. One end of the second side arm is provided with a second positioning structure. The third side arm is provided with a third positioning structure corresponding to the second positioning structure. The second positioning structure and the third positioning structure are respectively correspondingly and rotatably connected with two first positioning structures on a press key substrate; moreover, the space between the second positioning structure and the third positioning structure is larger than that between the two first positioning structures.

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支撑构件、按键以及键盘 A support member, and a keyboard keys

【技术领域】 TECHNICAL FIELD

[0001] 本发明是关于一种支撑构件、包括该支撑构件的按键以及键盘。 [0001] The present invention relates to a support member, the support member including a key and a keyboard. 【背景技术】 【Background technique】

[0002] 一般而言,键盘上的按键作动方式是使用者按压按键键帽以接触开关,进而发送讯号至处理器,接着当使用者停止施力后位于键帽下的弹性体会提供弹性恢复力使键帽回到原位置。 [0002] In general, a key on the keyboard actuation mode is to contact the user presses the button switch key top, in turn sends signals to the processor, then the elastic body when the user stops urging the key top is located to provide an elastic restoring force the keycap back to the original position. 其中,键帽与键盘底板间可以用支撑构件连接,使键帽的位置不至于因按压等动作而偏离原位。 Wherein, between the keycap and the base plate may be a keyboard connected to the support member, the position of the key cap will not deviate due to the pressing operation and the like in situ.

[0003] 于先前技术中,支撑构件通常是剪刀式结构,亦即,支撑构件以至少二构件构成。 [0003] to the prior art, the support member is a generally scissors-type configuration, i.e., the supporting member constituted of at least two members. 两构件的一端分别枢接键帽,另一端则枢接键盘底板。 Two end members are pivotally connected to the keycap and another end pivotally connected to the keyboard base. 此外,两构件中央部分互相枢接,藉由中央枢接部分,两构件可相对地转动,致使键帽可垂直于底板移动。 In addition, the central portions of the two mutually pivot member, pivotally connected by a central portion, two members may be relatively rotatable, so that the key top may be moved perpendicular to the base plate.

[0004] 然而,目前的键盘按键的支撑构件,其两构件是分别由不同模具射出成形,组装时需将两构件分别取下再加以组装。 [0004] However, the support member keyboard keys, which are two members are different from the injection molding die, the need to remove the two members are assembled together upon assembly. 因此,将会造成大量的人力于支撑构件组装程序上,进而提高其生产成本。 Thus, it will cause a lot of manpower on the supporting member the assembly process, thereby increasing their production costs.

【发明内容】 [SUMMARY]

[0005] 因此,本发明的一个目的在于提供一种新式支撑构件,该支撑构件的两个次单元可藉由共模射出或其它方式一体成型,且可降低组装的复杂度,以解决上述问题。 [0005] It is therefore an object of the present invention to provide a novel support member, the support member of the two sub-units may be common-mode emitted by or otherwise integrally formed, and can reduce the complexity of the assembly, in order to solve the above problems .

[0006] 本发明的支撑构件可用以支撑一按键的键帽相对一基板做垂直运动,该基板上设置有二个相对应的第一定位结构。 [0006] The support member of the present invention can be used to support a substrate relative to a keycap of the key moved vertically, is provided with a first positioning structure on the two corresponding substrate. 根据一个具体实施方式,本发明的支撑构件包含第一次单元以及第二次单元。 According to a specific embodiment, the support member of the present invention comprises a first unit and a second unit. 该第一次单元具有第一侧臂,并且该第一侧臂具有第一转动结构,且该第一侧臂的二端分别弯折延伸一第一枢接部以及一第二枢接部。 The first unit has a first side arm, and the first side arm having a first rotational configuration, and the two ends of the first side arm are bent portion extending in a first pivot and a second pivot portion.

[0007] 此外,该第二次单元具有暂时性连接该第一枢接部的第三枢接部,且该第三枢接部的两端分别弯折延伸第二侧臂以及第三侧臂。 [0007] Further, the second pivoting portion has a third means temporarily connecting the first pivoting portion, and opposite ends of the third portion are bent pivotal extension arm and a third side of the second side arm . 该第二侧臂具有第二转动结构枢接该第一转动结构,且该第二侧臂的一端具有第二定位结构。 The second side having a second arm structure pivotally connected to the first rotatable structure is rotated, and the end of the second side arm having a second positioning structure. 该第三侧臂的一端具有与该第二定位结构相对应的第三定位结构。 One end of the third arm having a third side of the second positioning structure corresponding to the structure positioning. 作为可选的技术方案,该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构之间的距离大于该基板上的该二个第一定位结构之间的距离。 As an alternative technical solution, the distance between the second positioning structure and the positioning structure is greater than a third distance between the two first positioning structure on the substrate.

[0008] 当该按键组装时,该第二枢接部以及该第三枢接部皆可活动地连接该键帽,该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离,致使该第一次单元以及该第二次单元能以该第一转动结构以及该第二转动结构为轴心相对地转动。 [0008] When the button is assembled, the second and the third pivot portion pivoting Jieke portion movably connected to the keycap, the third pivot portion pivoting from the first portion, so that the first subunit and the second unit can be rotated relative to the axis of rotation of the first structure and the second structure is rotatable. 并且,该第一枢接部可活动地连接该基板,该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构分别可活动地连接该二个第一定位结构。 And the first pivoting portion movably connected to the substrate, the second positioning structure and the third positioning structure respectively connected to the two first positioning structure movably.

[0009] 本发明的另一目的在于提供一种应用上述支撑构件的按键。 [0009] Another object of the present invention is to provide a key supporting member of the above application.

[0010] 根据一具体实施方式,本发明的按键包含基板、键帽以及支撑构件。 [0010] According to a particular embodiment, the present invention comprises a key board, and a support member keycap. 该基板设置有二个相对应的第一定位结构,该键帽设置于该基板上,而该支撑构件设置于该基板以及该键帽之间,用以支撑该键帽相对该基板做垂直运动。 The substrate is provided with two first positioning structure corresponding to the key cap disposed on the substrate, and the supporting member is disposed between the substrate and the keycap for supporting the key top moved vertically relative to the base .

[0011] 该支撑构件包含第一次单元以及第二次单元。 [0011] The supporting member comprises a first unit and a second unit. 该第一次单元具有第一侧臂,该第一侧臂具有第一转动结构,且该第一侧臂的二端分别弯折延伸一第一枢接部以及一第二枢接部。 The first arm means having a first side, the first side arm having a first rotational configuration, and the two ends of the first side arm are bent portion extending in a first pivot and a second pivot portion.

[0012] 该第二次单元具有暂时性连接该第一枢接部的第三枢接部,且该第三枢接部的两端分别弯折延伸第二侧臂以及第三侧臂。 [0012] The second connecting unit having a third temporary pivoting portion of the first pivot portion, and the bent ends of the extending portion of the third pivotal arm, respectively the second and the third side of the side arm. 该第二侧臂具有第二转动结构枢接该第一转动结构,且该第二侧臂的一端具有第二定位结构。 The second side having a second arm structure pivotally connected to the first rotatable structure is rotated, and the end of the second side arm having a second positioning structure. 该第三侧臂的一端具有与该第二定位结构相对应的第三定位结构。 One end of the third arm having a third side of the second positioning structure corresponding to the structure positioning. 特别地,该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构之间的距离大于该基板上的该二个第一定位结构之间的距离。 In particular, the distance between the second positioning structure and the positioning structure is greater than a third distance between the two first positioning structure on the substrate.

[0013] 当该按键组装时,该第二枢接部以及该第三枢接部皆可活动地连接该键帽,该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离,致使该第一次单元以及该第二次单元能以该第一转动结构以及该第二转动结构为轴心相对地转动。 [0013] When the button is assembled, the second and the third pivot portion pivoting Jieke portion movably connected to the keycap, the third pivot portion pivoting from the first portion, so that the first subunit and the second unit can be rotated relative to the axis of rotation of the first structure and the second structure is rotatable. 并且,该第一枢接部可活动地连接该基板,该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构分别可活动地连接该二个第一定位结构。 And the first pivoting portion movably connected to the substrate, the second positioning structure and the third positioning structure respectively connected to the two first positioning structure movably.

[0014] 本发明的再一目的在于提供一种包含前述按键的键盘。 [0014] A further object of the present invention is to provide the keyboard comprising keys.

[0015] 根据一具体实施方式,本发明的键盘包含基板、多个按键键帽以及多个支撑构件。 [0015] According to a particular embodiment, the keyboard of the present invention includes a substrate, a plurality of keys and a plurality of support members keycap. 该多个按键键帽设置于该基板上,而各支撑构件分别设置于该等按键键帽以及该基板的间,用以支撑该等按键键帽相对该基板做垂直运动。 The plurality of keycaps keys disposed on the substrate, and each of the support members are disposed between the substrate and in such keycap key, the key for supporting the key cap relative to the base such moved vertically.

[0016] 于本具体实施方式中,支撑构件包含第一次单元以及第二次单元。 [0016] in the present embodiment, the support member comprising a first unit and a second unit. 该第一次单元具有第一侧臂,并且该第一侧臂具有第一转动结构,且该第一侧臂的二端分别弯折延伸一第一枢接部以及一第二枢接部。 The first unit has a first side arm, and the first side arm having a first rotational configuration, and the two ends of the first side arm are bent portion extending in a first pivot and a second pivot portion.

[0017] 此外,第二次单元具有暂时性连接该第一枢接部的第三枢接部,且该第三枢接部的两端分别弯折延伸第二侧臂以及第三侧臂。 [0017] Further, the second unit has a third pivotal portion connected to the first temporary pivoting portion, and both ends of the third portion are bent pivotal extension arm and a third side of the second side arm. 该第二侧臂具有第二转动结构枢接该第一转动结构,且该第二侧臂的一端具有第二定位结构。 The second side having a second arm structure pivotally connected to the first rotatable structure is rotated, and the end of the second side arm having a second positioning structure. 该第三侧臂的一端具有与该第二定位结构相对应的第三定位结构,并且该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构之间的距离大于该基板上的该二个第一定位结构之间的距离。 One end of the third arm having a third side positioning structure and the second structure corresponding to the positioning and the distance between the positioning structure and the third structure is larger than the two second positioning a first positioning structure on the substrate, the distance between.

[0018] 当该按键组装时,该第二枢接部以及该第三枢接部皆可活动地连接该键帽,该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离,致使该第一次单元以及该第二次单元能以该第一转动结构以及该第二转动结构为轴心相对地转动。 [0018] When the button is assembled, the second and the third pivot portion pivoting Jieke portion movably connected to the keycap, the third pivot portion pivoting from the first portion, so that the first subunit and the second unit can be rotated relative to the axis of rotation of the first structure and the second structure is rotatable. 并且,该第一枢接部可活动地连接该基板,该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构分别可活动地连接该二个第一定位结构。 And the first pivoting portion movably connected to the substrate, the second positioning structure and the third positioning structure respectively connected to the two first positioning structure movably.

[0019] 相较于先前技术,由于本发明的支撑构件的两个次单元可藉由共模射出成型,且这两个次单元可由特殊的键帽或基板的设计在组装时被自动分离,因此其具有组装方便、 快速的优点。 [0019] Compared to the prior art, since the two sub-units of the present invention, the support member may be molded by common injection molding, and the two sub-units which may be the substrate or a specific design of the keycap is automatically separated when assembled, Thus it has ease of assembly, the advantages of fast. 并且,根据本发明的设计可降低人力组装过程中对支撑构件或按键的损害。 Further, according to the present invention can be designed to reduce human damage to the assembly process of the support members or keys.

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[0020] 图IA绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的支撑构件的示意图。 The support member is a schematic view of a particular embodiment of the present invention [0020] FIG IA shows.

[0021] 图IB绘示图IA中的支撑构件受到外力挤压时的示意图。 [0021] FIG. IB is a schematic view of an external force pressing the support member shown in FIG. IA subjected.

[0022] 图2A绘示对应图IA中的支撑构件的基板的示意图。 [0022] FIG. 2A is a schematic view of a substrate corresponding to the support member shown in FIG IA.

[0023] 图2B至图2D绘示图IA中的支撑构件与图2A中的基板的组装过程的示意图。 A schematic diagram of the assembly process in the substrate [0023] support member of FIG. 2B-2D illustrate in FIG. IA in FIG. 2A.

[0024] 图3A及图3B绘示图IA中的支撑构件与一基板的组装过程的示意图。 [0024] FIGS. 3A and 3B a schematic view of an assembly process of the supporting member shown in FIG. IA with a substrate.

[0025] 图4绘示根据本发明的另一具体实施方式的支撑构件4的示意图。 [0025] FIG. 4 shows a schematic view of a support member according to another specific embodiment of the present invention 4.

[0026] 图5A至图5B绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的一支撑构件与一基板的组装过程的示意图。 [0026] FIGS. 5A-5B a schematic view of a substrate with an assembly process of a support member according to a particular embodiment of the present invention is shown.

[0027] 图6绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的支撑构件的示意图。 [0027] FIG. 6 illustrates a schematic view of a support member according to a particular embodiment of the present invention is shown.

[0028] 图7绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的按键的爆炸图。 [0028] FIG. 7 shows an exploded view of the key according to a particular embodiment of the present invention.

[0029] 图8绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的键盘的示意图。 [0029] FIG. 8 shows a schematic diagram of the keyboard according to a particular embodiment of the embodiment of the present invention is shown.

【具体实施方式】 【Detailed ways】

[0030] 本发明提供一种支撑构件、使用该支撑构件的按键以及键盘,并且特别地,本发明是关于一种新式的支撑构件、使用该支撑构件的按键以及键盘。 [0030] The present invention provides a support member, the support member using the keys and the keyboard, and in particular, the present invention relates to a new type of supporting member, the supporting member, using the keys and the keyboard.

[0031] 请一并参阅图1A、图IB以及图2A至图2D。 [0031] Referring to FIG. 1A, IB, and 2A to 2D. 图IA绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的支撑构件1的示意图;图IB绘示图IA中的支撑构件1受到外力挤压时的示意图;图2A绘示对应图IA中的支撑构件1的基板2a的示意图;而图2B至图2D则绘示图IA中的支撑构件1与图2A中的基板2a的组装过程的示意图。 FIG IA shows a schematic view of a support member according to a particular embodiment of the embodiment of the present invention; FIG. IB shows a support member in FIG. 1 is a schematic IA when pressed by an external force; FIG. 2A shows a support member corresponding to FIG. 1 IA 2a is a schematic view of a substrate; and Fig. 2B to 2D 1 with a schematic view of the assembly process in FIG. 2A a substrate supporting member 2a shown in FIG. IA is plotted.

[0032] 如图IA所示,支撑构件1包含第一次单元10以及第二次单元12。 [0032] As shown in FIG IA, the support member 1 comprises a first unit 10 and second unit 12. 第一次单元10 以及第二次单元12可由共模射出成形。 The first unit 10 and second unit 12 may be a common mode injection molding. 第一次单元10具有第一侧臂100,并且第一侧臂100具有第一转动结构1000,于本具体实施方式中,第一转动结构1000为转轴。 The first unit 10 has a first side arm 100, arm 100 having a first side and a first rotatable structure 1000, in this embodiment, the first rotation of the shaft structure 1000. 此外,第一侧臂100的二端分别弯折延伸第一枢接部102以及第二枢接部104。 Further, the first ends of the side arms 100 are bent portion 102 extends from the first pivot and the second pivot portion 104. 在本实施方式中,第一次单元10还包括一侧臂连接第一枢接部102以及第二枢接部104,对应于第一侧臂100,以增强第一次单元10的强度。 In the present embodiment, the first unit 10 further includes a side arm connected to the first pivoting portion 102 and a second pivotal portion 104, 100 corresponding to the first side arm, in order to enhance the strength of the first unit 10.

[0033] 于本具体实施方式中,第二次单元12具有第三枢接部122,其藉由一连接部120暂时性连接第一次单元10的第一枢接部102。 [0033] in the present embodiment, the second unit 12 has a third pivotal portion 122, which is connected by a temporary connection portion 120 first units of the first portion 10 of the pivot 102. 且该第三枢接部122的两端分别弯折延伸第二侧臂124以及第三侧臂126。 And both ends of the third pivot portions 122 are bent and extended to the second side of the arm 124 and the arm 126 of the third side. 其中,第二侧臂124与第三侧臂126具有第二转动结构1240, 于本具体实施方式中,第二转动结构1240为轴孔,其可枢接第一转动结构1000。 Wherein the second side arm 124 and the third side 126 has a second arm structure 1240 is rotated, in the present embodiment, the second rotation axis hole structure 1240, which may be a first pivoting structure 1000 is rotated. 并且,第二侧臂124的一端具有第二定位结构1242 ;第三侧臂126的一端具有与第二定位结构1242 相对应的第三定位结构1260。 One end of the second side arm 124 has a second positioning structure 1242; end of the third arm 126 has a third side positioning structure 1260 and the second positioning structure 1242 corresponds.

[0034] 如图2A所示,基板2a包含滑槽24a及两个第一定位结构20及22。 [0034] As shown in FIG. 2A, the substrate 2a comprises two chutes 24a and the first positioning structure 20 and 22. 特别地,第二定位结构1242与第三定位结构1260之间的距离大于图2A中基板2a上的该二个第一定位结构20、22之间的距离。 In particular, the distance between the second positioning structure 1242 and the third positioning structure 1260 is greater than the distance between the structures 20, 22 in FIG. 2A on the substrate 2a of the two first positioning.

[0035] 由于本具体实施方式的第二次单元12是以弹性材料制成,此弹性材料可以是聚缩醛(polyoxymethylene,POM)或其它适当的弹性材料。 [0035] Since the second unit 12 according to the present embodiment DETAILED embodiment is made of an elastic material, the elastic material may be a polyacetal (polyoxymethylene, POM), or other suitable elastic material. 因此,第二次单元12可承受适当的压力而产生弯曲变形。 Thus, the second unit 12 may be subjected to an appropriate pressure generated by the bending deformation. 如图IB所示,当对第二次单元12的第二侧臂124及第三侧臂126 施以往第一侧臂100方向的压力,第二侧臂124及第三侧臂126即可向第一侧臂100靠近, 此时第一转动结构1000会与第二转动结构1240结合而呈现枢接状态。 The IB shown in FIG, when the second side of the second arm pair 124 and the third unit 12 is applied to a conventional side arm 126 of the first side arm 100 of the pressure direction, a second side 124 and the third arm 126 to the side arm close to the first side arm 100, while the first and second rotational structure 1000 will be presented in conjunction with rotational structure 1240 pivoted state. 当然,于实务中,第一次单元10也可由POM或其它弹性材料制成。 Of course, in practice, the first unit 10 may also be made of POM or other elastic material.

[0036] 此外,如图所示,本具体实施方式中的第二次单元12大致呈Π型。 [0036] Further, as shown, the present embodiment of the second unit 12 is substantially Π type. 然而于实务中, 第二次单元12的外型可根据使用者或设计者需求而定,并不限于本说明书所列举的具体实施方式。 However, in practice, the appearance of the second unit 12 according to the designer or user needs, and not limited to the specific embodiments recited in this specification.

[0037] 当支撑构件1组装至基板2a上时,先将第一枢接部102卡进滑槽24a内,此时第二侧臂124与第三侧臂126呈外扩形状(如图2B所示)。 [0037] When the support member 1 is assembled onto the substrate 2a, first pivoting portion of the first card 102 into the sliding slot 24a, this time with the second side arm 124 of the third arm 126 form the side flared shape (FIG. 2B shown). 接着,对第二侧臂124与第三侧臂126施以往第一侧臂100方向的压力,第二侧臂124及第三侧臂126即可向第一侧臂100靠近。 Next, a second side arm 124 and the arm 126 of the third side a first side of the pressure applied by the conventional direction of the arm 100, a second side arm 124 and the third arm 126 to the side closer to the first side arm 100. 随即将第二定位结构1242与第三定位结构1260以水平方向分别组到基板2a的第一定位结构20及22,此时第一转动结构1000会与第二转动结构1240结合而呈现枢接状态(如图2C所示)。 Then the second positioning structure 1242 and the third positioning structure 1260 are set in the horizontal direction to the substrate 2a of the first positioning structure 20 and 22, when the first rotating structure and the second rotating structure 1000 1240 will be presented in conjunction with the pivoting state (FIG. 2C). 请注意,第二侧臂124与第三侧臂126的回弹力可使其与第一定位结构20及22更紧密的卡合。 Note that the second arm 124 side to the third side resilient arm 126 may be reacted with a first positioning structure 20 and 22 closer engagement.

[0038] 进一步,暂时连接第一枢接部102与第三枢接部122的暂时性连接部120会被去除或截断,使得第一次单元10与第二次单元12脱离而独立(如图2D所示)。 [0038] Further, a temporary connection temporary connection portion 102 of the first pivoting portion and the third portion 122 of the pivot 120 can be removed or cut off, so that the first unit 10 and second unit 12 independently from (FIG. FIG 2D). 藉此,第一次单元10以及第二次单元12能以第一转动结构1000以及第二转动结构1240为轴心相对地转动,以支撑按键的键帽(未绘示于图中)相对于基板2a作垂直移动。 Accordingly, the first unit 10 and second unit 12 can be rotated to a first structure 1000 and a second pivot structure 1240 is rotated relative to the axis, for supporting the key top button (not shown in the drawing) with respect to the vertically moving the substrate 2a.

[0039] 请再参阅图3A及图3B,图3A及图3B绘示图IA中的支撑构件1与基板2b的另一组装过程的示意图。 [0039] Please refer to FIG. 3A and FIG. 3B, 1 a schematic view of another assembly of substrate 2b supporting member shown in FIG. IA in FIG. 3A and FIG. 3B. 与图2A至图2D所绘示的基板2a不同的是,这里的基板2b的滑槽24b顶部稍微往内凹陷。 Different depicted in FIG. 2A to 2D shows the substrate 2a, the substrate where the top 2b of the chute slightly into the recess 24b. 藉此结构上的轻微改变,可方便支撑构件1与基板2b的组装。 Whereby a slight change in structure, the support member 1 can be easily assembled with the substrate 2b. 此外,基板2b在靠近滑槽24b处还设有凸出部28。 Furthermore, the substrate 2b 24b near the chute 28 is also provided with the projecting portion.

[0040] 如图3A及图3B所示,在组装时,第二定位结构1242与第三定位结构1260先以水平方向分别组到基板2的第一定位结构20及22,同时也使第一转动结构1000会与第二转动结构1240结合而呈现枢接状态。 [0040] FIG 3A and 3B, when assembled, second positioning structure 1242 and the third positioning structure 1260, respectively, the first group in the horizontal direction to the substrate 20 and the first positioning structure 222, but also the first rotating structure 1000 will be combined with the 1240 structure exhibit a second pivotal rotation state. 如前所述,由于第二侧臂124与第三侧臂126的回弹力会使得其与第一定位结构20及22更紧密的卡合。 As described above, since the resilient arm 124 and the second side of the third arm 126 will be such that the side with the first positioning structure 20 and 22 closer engagement. 接着,如图3B所示,以第二定位结构1242与第三定位结构1260为旋转支点,将第一次单元10的第一枢接部102卡进滑槽24b 内。 Next, as shown in FIG. 3B, the second positioning structure 1242 and the third positioning structure 1260 as a rotation fulcrum, the first portion of the first pivot means 10 into the chute 102 of the card 24b. 由于凸出部28可被设置在相对于暂时性连接部120的位置,因此在进行此组装程序时, 可同时藉由凸出部28切断暂时性连接部120,致使第一次单元10与第二次单元12脱离而独立,即完成支撑构件1与基板2b之间的组装。 Since the projecting portion 28 may be disposed in a temporary position relative to the connecting portion 120, so that during this assembly procedure, the projecting portion 28 may be cut simultaneously by a temporary connection portion 120, so that the first and the second means 10 independently from the second unit 12, to complete the assembly between the supporting member 1 and the substrate 2b.

[0041] 于实际应用中,该凸出部也可位键帽底部,致使当键帽组装到支撑构件1上时一并破坏该连接部120,致使第三枢接部122与第一枢接部102分离。 [0041] In practical applications, the protrusions may be the bottom of the key top position, so that when the key cap 1 is assembled to the support member when the destruction of the connecting portion 120 together, causing the third pivot portion 122 connected to the first pivot separating portion 102. 请注意,去除暂时性连接部120的方法并不仅限于以上的例子,也可以使用其它的去除方式。 Note that the method for removing the temporary connection portion 120 is not limited to the above examples, it may be used to remove other ways.

[0042] 请再参阅图4,图4绘示根据本发明的另一具体实施方式的支撑构件4的示意图。 [0042] Please refer to FIG. 4, FIG. 4 illustrates a schematic view of a support member according to another specific embodiment of the present invention 4 is shown. 如图4所示,本具体实施方式所揭露的支撑构件4同样包含第一次单元40以及第二次单元42。 As shown, this particular embodiment the support member 4 is disclosed embodiment also includes the first unit 40 and second unit 424. 并且,第二次单元42的第三枢接部422同样藉由连接部420暂时性连接第一次单元40 之第一枢接部402。 And, a second unit 42 of the third pivot portion 422 connected to portion 420 by the same temporarily connection is first pivot means 40 of the first portion 402.

[0043] 特别地,连接部420形成有预断处4202,其厚度较薄。 [0043] In particular, the connecting portion 420 is formed at 4202 prognostic, small thickness. 因此,当支撑构件4组装至基板上时,组装人员可徒手或透过治具压迫预断处4202,致使连接部420自预断处4202断裂,也因此使第三枢接部422与第一枢接部402分离。 Thus, when the support member is assembled to the substrate 4, assembler, or may be hand-off through the pre-compression jig 4202, so that the connecting portion 420 from the pre-break off at 4202, and thus the third pivotal portion 422 of the first pivot separating portion 402. 此外,如图4所示,第一次单元40以及第二次单元42并不共平面,以利前述压迫预断处4202的动作进行。 Further, as shown in FIG. 4, the first unit 40 and second unit 42 are not coplanar, to facilitate the compression operation at 4202 prejudge performed.

[0044] 接着请参阅图5A至图5B,图5A至图5B绘示根据本发明的另一具体实施方式的支撑构件3与基板2c的组装过程的示意图。 [0044] Next, please refer to FIGS. 5A-5B, and 5A-5B a schematic view of a support member according to another specific embodiment of the present invention, the substrate 3 and the assembly process is shown 2c. 与图IA与图IB所绘示的支撑构件1不同的是, 支撑构件3的第二定位结构3242与第三定位结构3260呈分岔状,并且两分支之间由横杆相连。 IA and FIG. IB depicted in FIG. 1 except that the support member, the support member 3 of the second positioning structure 3242 and the third positioning structure 3260 was bifurcated, and between the two branches connected by a cross bar. 此外,本具体实施方式的基板2c的第一定位结构20c、22c为开放式结构,其具有开口以供前述的横杆可活动地卡合。 Furthermore, the substrate according to the present embodiment 2c particular embodiment of the first positioning structure 20c, 22c of the open structure having an opening for engaging the cross bar movably.

[0045] 本具体实施方式的支撑构件3与基板2c的组装方式与图2所绘示的组装方式大体相同。 [0045] The support member of the present embodiment 3 is substantially the same specific embodiment the substrate 2c assembly method and assembly embodiment depicted in FIG 2. 组装时,先对第二侧臂324与第三侧臂326施以往第一侧臂300方向的压力,第二侧臂324及第三侧臂326即可向第一侧臂300靠近,致使第一转动结构3000与第二转动结构3240结合而呈现枢接状态。 When assembled, the pressure applied to the first side of the conventional first arm 300 of the second direction side arm 324 and the third side arm 326, a second side arm 324 and the arm 326 to the third side closer to the first side arm 300, so that the first a pivot structure coupled to the second rotational 30003240 structure exhibits pivoted state. 接着将第一枢接部302卡进滑槽24c内。 Next, the pivot portion 302 of the first card into the chute 24c. 随后将第二定位结构3242与第三定位结构3260以垂直方向由上往下分别组到基板2c的第一定位结构20c 及22c。 Then the second positioning structure 3242 and the third positioning structure 3260 from the top down in a vertical direction are set to a first positioning structure and the substrate 2c of 20c 22c. 最后再如上述切除暂时性连接部320的方法将其切除,致使第一次单元30与第二次单元32脱离而独立。 Finally, another example method of the above-described cut portions 320 of the temporary connection to cut, so that the first and the second unit 30 from the unit 32 independently.

[0046] 请参见图6,图6绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的支撑构件5的示意图。 [0046] Referring to FIG. 6, FIG. 6 illustrates a schematic view of the supporting member 5 according to a particular embodiment of the present invention is shown. 如图所示,本具体实施方式的支撑构件5与前述支撑构件1、3的结构大致相同,其不同之处在于,为了增加第二次单元52结构上的强度使其不易断裂,在第二侧臂524增加第一结合部5244,并在第三侧臂526增加第二结合部5262。 As shown, this particular embodiment the support member 5 and the embodiment of the support member 3 is substantially the same structure, the difference is that, in order to increase the strength of the second cell 52 structure makes it easy to break, in the second a first side arm 524 increases binding portions 5244, 5262 and to increase the second engaging portion 526 of the third side arm. 因此,当按键组装时,第一次单元50的第一转动结构5000会与第二次单元52的第二转动结构5240结合而呈现枢接状态,此时第一结合部5244牢固地卡合第二结合部5262。 Thus, when the button is assembled, the first unit will be the first rotational structure 5000 and the second unit 50 in conjunction with a second pivot structure 52, 5240 presented pivoted state, when the first binding portion firmly engaged with the first 5244 two binding portion 5262.

[0047] 请参阅图7,图7绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的按键7的爆炸图。 [0047] Referring to FIG. 7, FIG. 7 shows an exploded view of the key according to a particular embodiment of the present invention is 7. 如图所示,该按键7包含前述的支撑构件70、基板72以及键帽74。 As shown, the button 7 includes the support member 70, the keycap 74 and the substrate 72. 该支撑构件70、基板72的构造与组装方式如前所示,于此不再赘述。 The support member 70, the substrate 72 is constructed and assembled as previously shown embodiment, it is omitted herein. 另外,键帽74是设置于该基板72以及支撑构件70 上。 In addition, the keycap 74 is disposed on the substrate 72 and the support member 70. 当按键7组装时,支撑构件70的第一次单元700的第二枢接部700a以及第二次单元702的第三枢接部702a皆可活动地连接键帽74的底部。 When the key 7 is assembled, the first support member 70 of the second pivoting portion 700a of the unit 700 and second unit 702 of the third portion pivotally movably connected to the base 702a Jieke keycap 74. 藉此,该支撑构件70可支撑按键键帽74并且使按键键帽74可大体上垂直于基板72移动。 Whereby, the supporting member 70 may support the key top 74 and the key buttons keycap 74 can move substantially perpendicular to the substrate 72.

[0048] 本发明还提供一种由前述按键所构成的键盘。 [0048] The present invention further provides one kind of keyboard keys constituted by the foregoing.

[0049] 请参阅图8,图8绘示根据本发明的一具体实施方式的键盘9的示意图。 [0049] Referring to FIG. 8, FIG. 8 shows a schematic diagram of the keypad 9 in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention is shown. 如图所示,该键盘9包含基板90、多个按键键帽92以及多个支撑构件94。 As shown, the keypad 9 includes a substrate 90, a plurality of keys and a plurality of support members 92 keycap 94. 各支撑构件94分别设置于该等按键键帽92以及该基板90之间,用以支撑该等按键键帽92相对该基板90做垂直运动。 Each support member 94 are disposed between the keycap 92 and these keys substrate 90 for supporting the key top 92 of such keys relative to the base 90 moved vertically. 该支撑构件94、基板90、键帽92的构造与组装方式如前所示,于此不再赘述。 The support member 94, the substrate 90, the keycap 92 is configured and assembled as previously indicated embodiment, it is omitted herein.

[0050] 相较于先前技术,其支撑构件以至少二构件构成,其两构件是分别由不同模具射出成形,组装时需将两构件分别取下再加以组装。 [0050] Compared to the prior art, which support member is comprised of at least two members, which two members are respectively emit different die molding, the need to remove the two members are assembled together upon assembly. 因此,将会造成大量的人力于支撑构件组装程序上,进而提高其生产成本。 Thus, it will cause a lot of manpower on the supporting member the assembly process, thereby increasing their production costs. 由于本发明的支撑构件的支撑构件是由共模一起射出,为单一的支撑构件且具有内外两个单元。 Since the support member of the present invention, the support member is emitted with a common mode, as a single support member and having both internal and external units. 内外两个单元可由特殊的键帽或基板的设计在组装时被自动分离,因此其具有组装方便、快速的优点。 Both internal and external unit may be specifically designed or keycap is automatically separated from the substrate when assembled, with ease of assembly and therefore, the advantages of fast. 并且,根据本发明的设计可降低人力组装过程中对支撑构件或按键的损害。 Further, according to the present invention can be designed to reduce human damage to the assembly process of the support members or keys.

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1. 一种支撑构件,其特征在于包含:第一次单元,具有第一侧臂,该第一侧臂具有第一转动结构,且该第一侧臂的二端分别弯折延伸一第一枢接部以及一第二枢接部;以及第二次单元,具有暂时性连接该第一枢接部的第三枢接部,且该第三枢接部的两端分别弯折延伸一第二侧臂以及一第三侧臂,该第二侧臂具有一第二转动结构枢接该第一转动结构,其中该第二侧臂的一端具有第二定位结构,该第三侧臂的一端具有与该第二定位结构相对应的第三定位结构;该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离后,该第一次单元以及该第二次单元能以该第一转动结构以及该第二转动结构为轴心相对地转动。 1. A support member, characterized by comprising: a first unit having a first side arm, the first arm having a first side of the rotational structure, and the two ends of the first side of each arm is bent to extend a first and a pivot portion pivoting a second portion; and a second unit having a third pivotal portion connected to the first temporary pivoting portion, and both ends of the third pivot portions respectively extending in a first bent two side arm and a third arm side, the second side having a second arm structure pivotally connected to the rotatable first rotational configuration, wherein an end of the second side arm having a second positioning structure, one end of the third side arm a third positioning structure and the corresponding second positioning structure; the third pivot portion pivoting the first portion of the rear from the first unit and the second unit can be rotated to the first structure and the second rotating structure is rotated relative to the axis.
2.根据权利要求1所述的支撑构件,其特征在于该第二次单元是以弹性材料制成。 2. A support member according to claim 1, characterized in that the second unit is made of an elastic material.
3.根据权利要求1所述的支撑构件,其特征在于该第二次单元呈π型。 3. A support member according to claim 1, characterized in that the second unit as a π type.
4.根据权利要求1所述的支撑构件,其特征在于该第二侧臂具有第一结合部,该第三侧臂具有第二结合部,该第一结合部卡合该第二结合部。 4. A support member as claimed in claim 1, wherein the second side arm having a first coupling portion, the third arm having a second coupling portion side, the first coupling portion of the second binding engagement portion.
5.根据权利要求1所述的支撑构件,其特征在于该第三枢接部藉由一连接部暂时性连接该第一枢接部。 The supporting member according to claim 1, characterized in that the third pivoting portion by a connecting portion connected to the first temporary pivoting portion.
6.根据权利要求5所述的支撑构件,其特征在于该连接部具有一预断处。 6. A support member as claimed in claim 5, wherein the connecting portion has a prejudge place.
7.根据权利要求1所述的支撑构件,其特征在于该第一转动结构是一转轴,并且该第二转动结构是一轴孔。 7. A support member according to claim 1, wherein the first structure is a rotatable shaft, and the second structure is a rotatable shaft hole.
8. 一种按键,其特征在于包含:基板,设置有二个相对应的第一定位结构; 键帽;以及根据权利要求1至7项中任意一项所述的支撑构件,设置于该基板以及该键帽之间,用以支撑该键帽相对该基板做垂直运动;其中当该按键组装时,该第二枢接部以及该第三枢接部皆活动地连接该键帽,该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离,致使该第一次单元以及该第二次单元能以该第一转动结构以及该第二转动结构为轴心相对地转动,并且该第一枢接部可活动地连接该基板,该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构分别可活动地连接该二个第一定位结构。 A button, characterized by comprising: a substrate, a first positioning structure is provided corresponding to two; keycap; and a supporting member to any one of claims 1-7, disposed on the substrate and between the key cap for supporting the key top moved vertically relative to the substrate; wherein, when the button is assembled, the second and the third pivot portion pivoting portion are movably connected to the key cap, the second three pivot portion pivoting the first portion away, so that the first unit and the second unit can be rotated to the first structure and the second structure is rotatable relative to the axis of rotation, and the first pivot portion movably connected to the substrate, the second positioning structure and the third positioning structure respectively connected to the two first positioning structure movably.
9. 一种按键,其特征在于包含:基板,设置有二个相对应的第一定位结构; 键帽;以及根据权利要求5或6所述的支撑构件,设置于该基板以及该键帽之间,用以支撑该键帽相对该基板做垂直运动;其中当该按键组装时,该第二枢接部以及该第三枢接部皆活动地连接该键帽,该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离,致使该第一次单元以及该第二次单元能以该第一转动结构以及该第二转动结构为轴心相对地转动,并且该第一枢接部可活动地连接该基板,该第二定位结构与该第三定位结构分别可活动地连接该二个第一定位结构;该基板具有一凸出部,用以当该按键组装时破坏该连接部,致使该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离;或者该键帽具有一凸出部,用以当该按键组装时破坏该连接部,致使该第三枢接部与该第一枢接部分离。 A button, characterized by comprising: a substrate, a first positioning structure is provided corresponding to two; keycap; and a support member according to claim 5 or claim 6, disposed on the substrate and the keycap between, for supporting the key top moved vertically relative to the substrate; wherein, when the button is assembled, the second and the third pivot portion pivoting portion are movably connected to the keytop portion and the third pivot from the first pivot portion, so that the first unit and the second unit can be rotated relative to the first rotating structure and the second structure is a rotation axis, and the first pivoting portion movably connected to the substrate, the second positioning structure and the third positioning structure respectively connected to the two first positioning structure movably; the substrate has a projecting portion, when the button is assembled to damage the connecting portion, so that the the third pivot portion pivoting the first portion away; or the keycap having a projecting portion, when the damage to the connecting portion when the button is assembled, so that the third pivot portion pivoting the first portion from.
10. 一种键盘,其特征在于包含多个根据权利要求8所述的按键。 A keyboard, wherein the keys comprising a plurality claim 8.
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