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Foldable portable telephone set

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JP2002171324A
JP2002171324A JP2000366540A JP2000366540A JP2002171324A JP 2002171324 A JP2002171324 A JP 2002171324A JP 2000366540 A JP2000366540 A JP 2000366540A JP 2000366540 A JP2000366540 A JP 2000366540A JP 2002171324 A JP2002171324 A JP 2002171324A
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Akihiko Usui
昭彦 臼井
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To enable a portable telephone set to be folded with a display image facing the outside.
SOLUTION: A linking member 6 is located mutually between an operating part 1 and an image display part 2, the linking member 6 and the operating part 1 are linked and the linking member and the display part 2 are linked respectively mutually through shafts 7 and 8 so as to be freely rotated. Thus, the display part 2 is rotated at 360° at a maximum and displayed on the back side of the operating part 1 so that a display image 2a can be exposed at all the time.
COPYRIGHT: (C)2002,JPO

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【発明の詳細な説明】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

【0001】 [0001]

【発明の属する技術分野】本発明は、折畳式携帯電話機に関し、特に折り畳みするためのヒンジ構造に関する。 The present invention relates to relates to a foldable mobile phone, to a hinge structure for particular folding.

【0002】 [0002]

【従来の技術】従来の折畳式携帯電話機は、図7に示すように操作ボタン1aを備えた操作部1に対して表示画面2aを備えた画像表示部2を開閉する角度αが180 Conventional folder type mobile phone, the angle α is 180 to open and close the image display unit 2 provided with a display screen 2a to the operating unit 1 which includes an operation button 1a as shown in FIG. 7
度以内であった。 It was within degrees.

【0003】 [0003]

【発明が解決しようとする課題】しかしながら前記従来の折畳式携帯電話機は、開閉角度が180度以内であるために折り畳んだ状態では表示画面2aが操作ボタン1 [SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION However the conventional folder type mobile phone, the opening angle the display screen 2a is operated in a folded state to be within 180 degrees button 1
aの面に合わせられて見えなくなる。 Keyed and can not be seen on the surface of a. 従って表示画面2 Therefore, the display screen 2
aを目視しながら待受したり、好みの表示画面2aを常時見たい場合は、表示部2を開いた状態にしておかなければならないという問題があった。 Or standby while viewing the a, if you want to see at all times the display screen 2a of taste, there is a problem that must be kept in a state that opened the display unit 2.

【0004】よって本発明は、前記従来の問題点に鑑みてなされたものであり、折り畳んだ状態でも表示画面を見ることができる折畳式携帯電話機の提供を目的とする。 [0004] Accordingly, the present invention, the has been made in view of the conventional problems, and an object thereof is to provide a folding type portable telephone can see the display screen in a folded state.

【0005】 [0005]

【発明が解決するための手段】上記目的を達成するために本発明に係る請求項1の発明は、操作部と画像表示部との相互間をヒンジを介して開閉自在に構成した折畳式携帯電話機において、画像表示部が操作部に対して36 BRIEF means for resolves invention of claim 1 according to the present invention in order to achieve the above object, the operation section and the mutual via a hinge openably configured the folding of the image display unit in the mobile phone, the image display unit to the operating unit 36
0度開閉するように構成したことを特徴とする。 Characterized by being configured to 0 ° opening.

【0006】請求項2の発明は、前記操作部を連結部材の一端部に開閉自在に連結すると共に当該連結部材の他端部に前記画像表示部を開閉自在に連結して構成したことを特徴とする請求項1記載の折畳式携帯電話機である。 [0006] wherein the request for invention in claim 2, which constitutes the image display unit on the other end portion of the connecting member while freely opened and closed coupling the operation portion at one end of the connecting member coupled openably a folder type mobile phone according to claim 1,.

【0007】請求項3の発明は、前記連結部材を複数個に分割し、前記操作部を当該複数の連結部材の一端部に開閉自在に連結すると共に当該複数の連結部材の他端部に前記画像表示部を開閉自在に連結して構成したことを特徴とする請求項1記載の折畳式携帯電話機である。 [0007] The invention according to claim 3, dividing the connecting member into a plurality, the said operating unit to the other end of the plurality of connecting members while openably connected to one end of the plurality of connecting members a folder type mobile phone according to claim 1, characterized by being configured by connecting the image display unit openably.

【0008】本発明の請求項1から3によれば、連結部材を介して操作部と表示部それぞれの相互間を回転自在に構成したことにより、操作部と連結部材との間で回転し、さらに連結部材と表示部との間で回転することにより回転角度が拡大され、360度回転して操作部の裏面側に折り畳むことが可能となる。 According [0008] From a first aspect of the present invention to 3, by which rotatably configured between each display unit and the operating unit each other via a connecting member to rotate between the connecting member and the operating unit, further the connecting member and the rotation angle is enlarged by rotating between the display portion, it is possible to fold the back surface side of the operation unit is rotated 360 degrees. 従って折り畳んだ状態でも画面を露出させることができるので表示画面を常時目視することが可能となる。 Thus it is possible to visually constantly display screen it is possible also to expose the screen in the folded state.

【0009】また、複数個に分割した連結部材を介して操作部と表示部それぞれの相互間を回転自在に構成したことにより、前記と同様に表示部を360度回転することが可能となる。 [0009] Also, by rotatably configured between each other respectively DISPLAY AND OPERATION via a connecting member divided into a plurality, it is possible to rotate 360 ​​degrees the display unit as described above.

【0010】 [0010]

【発明の実施の形態】以下本発明の実施の形態を図面に基づいて説明する。 It is described with reference to the embodiment of the DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION Hereinafter the present invention with reference to the drawings.

【0011】(実施の形態1)図1から図5は本発明の実施の形態1に係り、図1は折畳式携帯電話機を折り畳んだ側面図、図2は連結部材の正面図、図3は表示部を開いた状態を示す斜視図、図4及び図5は表示部の回転操作を示す側面図である。 [0011] Figures 1-5 (Embodiment 1) relates to a first embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 1 is a side view of the folded folding mobile telephone, FIG 2 is a front view of the coupling member, Figure 3 is a perspective view showing an open state of the display unit, FIG. 4 and FIG. 5 is a side view showing a rotation operation of the display unit.

【0012】本発明の携帯電話機は、図1から3に示すように、操作ボタン1aが設けられた操作部1と、表示画面2aが設けられた表示部2との相互間に連結部材6 [0012] cellular telephone of the present invention, as shown in FIGS. 1-3, an operating unit 1, the operation button 1a is provided, connected between each other with the display section 2 to display screen 2a is provided member 6
を設け、この連結部材6を介して表示部2を360度の範囲まで回転可能に構成したものである。 The provided display portion 2 through the coupling member 6 is obtained by rotatably configured to a range of 360 degrees.

【0013】この連結部材6は、操作部1と表示部2それぞれの一辺に一対のヒンジ4a,4b及び5a,5b [0013] The coupling member 6 includes an operation unit 1 and the display section 2 respectively of one side to the pair hinges 4a, 4b and 5a, 5b
を設け、このヒンジ4a,4bの間及び5a,5bの間に連結部材6を介在させ、連結部材6と操作部1のヒンジ4a,4bとの間を軸7にて回転自在に連結し、表示部2のヒンジ5a,5bとの間を軸8にて回転自在に連結したものである。 The provided, the hinge 4a, during and 5a of the 4b, is interposed a connecting member 6 during 5b, rotatably connecting the connecting member 6 and the operation unit 1 of the hinge 4a, between the 4b at axis 7, hinge 5a display unit 2 is obtained by rotatably connected at the shaft 8 between 5b.

【0014】なお連結部材6と各ヒンジ4a,4b及び5a,5bそれぞれの隣接面間には、表示部2を操作部1に対し所定の回転角度にて固定するための図示しない公知のクリック機構が設けられている。 [0014] Note that the connecting member 6 and the hinges 4a, 4b and 5a, 5b respectively of the adjacent surfaces, known click mechanism (not shown) for fixing to the operating unit 1 to the display unit 2 at a predetermined rotational angle It is provided.

【0015】この構成の携帯電話機は、通常は図1に示すように、表示部2の画面2aが操作部1の操作ボタン1a側に折り畳まれ、その位置がてクリック機構にて固定されている。 The mobile phone of this arrangement is usually as shown in FIG. 1, the screen 2a of the display portion 2 is folded to the operation button 1a of the operating unit 1 is fixed by the click mechanism that position Te .

【0016】その状態から、電話機を使用する場合は、 [0016] from the state, if you use the phone,
図3に示すように表示部2を見やすい角度αに開くことによりその位置がクリック機構にて自動的に固定される。 Its position by opening the display unit 2 easy to see angle α as shown in FIG. 3 is automatically fixed by the click mechanism.

【0017】また、表示画面2aを露出させた状態にして折り畳む場合は、図4に示すように表示部2を更に大きく開いて操作部1の裏面側まで回転させ、図5に示すように操作部1の裏面に重ね合わせることにより表示画面2aが露出状態のまま折り畳まれ、その位置がクリック機構にて固定される。 Further, when folded in the state of exposing the display screen 2a, the display unit 2 further gaping rotated to the back side of the operating portion 1, as shown in FIG. 4, the operation as shown in FIG. 5 the display screen 2a is folded left exposed state by superimposing on the back parts 1, its position is fixed by the click mechanism. これにより折り畳んだ状態でも表示画面2aを常時目視することが可能となる。 As a result, even in the folded state so that it is possible to visually at all times the display screen 2a.

【0018】本実施の形態によれば、操作部1と表示部2との相互間に連結部材6を設け、連結部材6を介して表示部2を360度まで回転して表示部2を操作部1の裏面側に折り畳むことが可能となる。 According to the present embodiment, the connecting member 6 therebetween of an operating unit 1 and the display unit 2 is provided, operating the display unit 2 to display part 2 via a connecting member 6 is rotated up to 360 degrees it is possible to fold the rear side parts 1. これにより画面2 This screen 2
aを常時露出させておくことが可能となり画面を目視しながら待受することができる他、好みの画面を表示しておくことにり常時目を楽しませることが可能となる。 Other capable of standby while viewing the can and will screen to keep exposed constantly a, it is possible pleasing to the eye always Nisato that you display the screen of choice.

【0019】(実施の形態2)図6は本発明の実施の形態2に係る開閉手段を示す図である。 [0019] (Embodiment 2) FIG. 6 shows a closing means according to the second embodiment of the present invention. 本実施の形態では、前記実施の形態1において1個の連結部材6にて操作部1と表示部2との間を回転自在に連結してことに替えて、連結部材6を3個に分割した場合の例であり、図6に示すように分割された連結部材6a,6cはヒンジ4a,4b、及び5a,5bの外側に、連結部材は6b In this embodiment, instead of it and rotatably coupled between the operating unit 1 and the display unit 2 in the embodiment 1 at one of the connecting members 6, divides the connecting member 6 in three an example of a case where the connecting member 6a, which is divided as shown in FIG. 6, 6c hinge 4a, 4b, and 5a, the outer side of 5b, the coupling member 6b
はヒンジ4a,4b、及び5a,5bそれぞれの間に位置させ、これらの相互間が軸7及び8にて回転自在に連結されたものである。 Hinge 4a, 4b, and 5a, is positioned between 5b respectively, in which between these mutually rotatably connected at axis 7 and 8.

【0020】本実施の形態によれば、前記実施の形態1 According to the present embodiment, the embodiment 1
と同様な作用効果を奏することができる。 It is possible to achieve the same effect as.

【0021】 [0021]

【発明の効果】以上説明したように本発明の折畳式携帯電話機によれば、操作部と表示部との間に連結部材を配置し、連結部材を介して操作部及び表示部のそれぞれを回転自在に連結したことにより、操作部に対して表示部を360度まで回転して操作部の裏面側に折り畳むことが可能となる。 According to the folding type portable telephone of the present invention as described above, according to the present invention, to place the connecting member between the display unit and the operating unit, each of the operating unit and the display unit via a connecting member by the rotatably connected, it is possible to fold the back surface side of the operation portion by rotating the display unit to 360 degrees with respect to the operation unit. これにより画面は常時露出した状態となり、待受中に画面を目視することが可能になる他、好みの画面を表示しておくことにより常時目を楽しませることが可能となる。 Thus the screen becomes a state of being exposed at all times, except that it is possible to visually screen waiting for a call, it is possible at all times pleasing to the eye by previously displayed screen preferences.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

【図1】本発明の実施の形態1に係る折畳式携帯電話機を折り畳んだ側面図である。 1 is a side view of folded folding type portable telephone according to a first embodiment of the present invention.

【図2】連結部材の正面図である。 2 is a front view of the connecting member.

【図3】表示部を操作状態に開いた斜視図である。 3 is a perspective view of the open display portion on the operation state.

【図4】表示部の回転操作を示す側面図である。 4 is a side view showing a rotation operation of the display unit.

【図5】表示部の回転操作を示す側面図である。 5 is a side view showing a rotation operation of the display unit.

【図6】本発明の実施の形態2に係る折畳式携帯電話機の開閉手段を示す正面図である。 6 is a front view showing the opening and closing means folder type mobile phone according to the second embodiment of the present invention.

【図7】従来の折畳式携帯電話機の斜視図である。 7 is a perspective view of a conventional folder type mobile phone.

【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

1 操作部 2 表示部 4,5 ヒンジ 6 連結部材 7,8 軸 1 operating unit 2 display section 4, 5 hinge 6 connecting members 7 and 8 the shaft

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    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 操作部と画像表示部との相互間をヒンジを介して開閉自在に構成した折畳式携帯電話機において、画像表示部が操作部に対して360度開閉するように構成したことを特徴とする折畳式携帯電話機。 1. A manipulation unit and folding type portable telephone that openably configured via a hinge between each other and the image display unit, the image display unit is configured to open and close 360 ​​degrees with respect to the operation portion folding mobile phone according to claim.
  2. 【請求項2】 前記操作部を連結部材の一端部に開閉自在に連結すると共に当該連結部材の他端部に前記画像表示部を開閉自在に連結して構成したことを特徴とする請求項1記載の折畳式携帯電話機。 2. A method according to claim 1, characterized by being configured by connecting to freely open and close the image display unit on the other end portion of the connecting member as well as connected openably at one end of the operating unit connecting member the folding type portable telephone as claimed.
  3. 【請求項3】 前記連結部材を複数個に分割し、前記操作部を当該複数の連結部材の一端部に開閉自在に連結すると共に当該複数の連結部材の他端部に前記画像表示部を開閉自在に連結して構成したことを特徴とする請求項1記載の折畳式携帯電話機。 3. A divided into a plurality of the connecting member, opening and closing the image display unit of the operation unit to the other end of the plurality of connecting members while openably connected to one end of the plurality of connecting members folder type mobile phone according to claim 1, characterized by being configured by connecting freely.
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