JP3475642B2 - Electronics - Google Patents

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JP3475642B2
JP3475642B2 JP05308696A JP5308696A JP3475642B2 JP 3475642 B2 JP3475642 B2 JP 3475642B2 JP 05308696 A JP05308696 A JP 05308696A JP 5308696 A JP5308696 A JP 5308696A JP 3475642 B2 JP3475642 B2 JP 3475642B2
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透記 井戸
健司 田村
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カシオ計算機株式会社
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Description: BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION [0001] 1. Field of the Invention [0002] The present invention relates to an electronic device such as a personal computer or a word processor having a keyboard in front of a main unit having a display unit. It is related to the structure to be stored in 2. Description of the Related Art For example, in an electronic device such as a personal computer or a word processor, a main body having a keyboard on an upper surface thereof has a
There is a device that is provided with a display unit rotatably assembled so as to cover the keyboard, and in use, the display unit in a state of covering the keyboard of the main unit is turned up to raise the keyboard. And a key input operation can be performed. As described above, in the related art, when using the display unit, it is assumed that keys are always used. Therefore, when using the display unit, the keyboard is located in front of the operator, and the display unit is standing upright above the main body behind it. And had However, recently, the number of cases in which processing is performed using only a pointing device such as a mouse without using a keyboard has been increasing. When only a pointing device such as a mouse is used, for example, even if there is a keyboard in front of the operator as in the related art, no space is wasted because no key is used. If there is an unused keyboard in front of the operator, for example, the mouse must be operated in front of the keyboard, that is, the mouse must be operated at a position away from the display unit. No longer
The display section becomes difficult to see while operating the mouse. In addition, since there is a keyboard that is not used in front of the operator, there is a problem that, for example, even when it is desired to place a material, the material cannot be placed nearby. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION It is an object of the present invention to provide an electronic apparatus having a display unit and a keyboard in a main unit, which can be easily stored in the main unit when the keyboard is not used. According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided an electronic apparatus having a display unit and a keyboard in a main body, for example, including a printer. A main body such as a cordless mouse built into the side, and placed upright from this main body, and
For example, a hinge pin and
At least rotatably assembled by a link etc.,
Angle adjustment by rotating from the position overlapping the front side of the main body
A flexible display portion, which is arranged on the front side of the display portion of the main body portion , and is rotatably mounted on a lower portion on the front side of the main body portion.
Almost horizontal that is installed and allows key operation
A keyboard that pivots from a state to a position overlapping the front side of the main body, and a front side of the main body and the display unit, which are provided for storing the keyboard in the main body.
And a recess-shaped storage portion formed between the two . [0007] As described above, an electronic device provided with an accommodating portion for accommodating a keyboard, which is movably assembled on the front side of a display portion provided integrally with the main body portion in an upright state with respect to the main body portion, is provided in the main body portion. Since it is a device, it can be easily stored in the storage section on the main unit when not using the keyboard. Therefore,
For example, the mouse can be operated in front of the display unit, and the operator can operate the mouse near the display unit, and the display unit is easy to see.
Since materials etc. can be put together near the display section,
Work efficiency can be improved. [0008] The invention according to claim 2 is a display unit and
An electronic device that has a keyboard in its main body.
If you have a built-in printer and a cordless mouse on the side
Built-in body, etc. and upright from this body
It is arranged in a state, and at least is rotatably assembled to the upper part on the front side of the main body by, for example, a hinge pin and a link, and is rotatable from a position overlapping the front side of the main body to adjust the angle. Display unit and the main unit
Is also located on the front side and stored behind the display unit when stored
And a keyboard comprising:
I have. As described above, the storage portion according to the first aspect is rotatably mounted at least on the front side upper portion of the main body so as to be rotatable from a position overlapping the front side of the main body and adjustable in angle. Since the recessed portion is formed between the display unit and the front side of the main unit, the front surface of the main unit is rotated from a substantially horizontal state enabling key operation to a position overlapping the front side of the main unit. The keyboard rotatably mounted on the lower side can be stored in a storage portion having a concave shape formed between the front side of the main body and the display portion in a state of being superimposed on the keyboard. DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION Hereinafter, will be explained based on the embodiment of the embodiment of the electronic device according to the present invention in FIGS. 1 to 7. First, FIG. 1 shows an electronic device as an example to which the present invention is applied, and is a side view of a keyboard storage state, FIG. 2 is a side view showing a keyboard use state of the electronic device, and FIG.
Is a perspective view of the keyboard in use. FIG.
FIG. 5 is a side view showing how to move the display unit and the keyboard of the electronic apparatus of FIG. 1, and FIG. 5 is a perspective view of the same. 1 to 5, reference numeral 1 denotes a main body, 1a denotes a base, 1b
Is an upright portion, 1c is a forward protruding portion, 1d is a mouse inlet, 1
e is a light receiving section, 2 is a display section, 2a is a case, 2b is a display screen, 2c is a rear recess, 3 is a keyboard, 3a is a base section,
3b is an input key, 3c is a mounting piece, 4 is a cordless mouse, 5 is a link, 5a and 5b are hinge pins, and 6 is a keyboard storage unit. In this embodiment, the electronic device is:
As shown in the figure, a main body 1 includes a display unit 2 and a keyboard 3. First, the main body 1 is provided with an upright portion 1b slightly inclined backward on the base portion 1a, a front protruding portion 1c below the base portion 1a, and a printer (not shown) built in the base portion 1a. are doing. A mouse inlet 1d is formed on one side surface of the base 1a, and the cordless mouse 4 can be freely inserted into and removed from the mouse inlet 1d. Also, a sheet (not shown) is placed in the main body 1.
By feeding the paper from the front side along the upper surface of the front protruding portion 1c, printing is performed by the built-in printer, and the printed paper is discharged rearward from the base 1a. The display unit 2 is, for example, a relatively thin box-shaped case 2 incorporating a liquid crystal display device as shown in FIG.
a has a display screen 2b on the front surface, and a rear concave portion 2c is formed on the rear surface of the case 2a except for the upper side. The rear recess 2c is also opened below and on both sides of the case 2a. As shown in FIG. 4, the display section 2 has hinge pins 5a, 5a at the upper portion on the front side of the upright portion 1b via links 5, as shown in FIG.
b are connected to the main body 1 so as to be rotatable and adjustable in angle. The link 5 and the hinge pins 5a and 5b are provided at least in pairs on the left and right.
Further, in a state where the above-described display unit 2 is superimposed on the front surface of the upright portion 1b of the main body 1, a keyboard housing portion 6 is formed by the front surface side of the upright portion 1b and the rear concave portion 2c of the display portion 2. Further, the keyboard 3 has a plurality of input keys 3b, 3b, 3b,... On a base 3a, and a pair of left and right mounting pieces 3 projecting rearward from both sides of the base 3a.
c, 3c. The keyboard 3 has left and right mounting pieces 3 at the rear of both sides of the base 3a.
By connecting hinges c and 3c to the front protruding portion 1c, respectively, they are rotatably connected to the main body 1.
In addition, the cordless mouse 4 is fixed to the stored state or popped out every time the pushing operation is performed, as shown by an arrow in FIG. 3, at the mouse insertion port 1 d on the side of the base 1 a of the main body 1. Or something. As shown in FIG. 7, the cordless mouse 4 has a light emitting portion 4a at the tip and a pair of left and right operation keys 4b, 4
The light receiving portion 1e is provided in the central portion on the front side of the front protruding portion 1c of the main body portion 1 in correspondence with the light emitting portion 4a of such a cordless mouse 4. According to the electronic apparatus including the display unit 2 and the keyboard 3 having the above-described configuration in the main unit 1, as shown in FIGS. The angle of the display unit 2 with respect to the main body unit 1 can be freely adjusted by rotating the hinge unit 5 with respect to the upper front side of the upright unit 1b using the hinge pins 5a and 5b.
Are attached to left and right mounting pieces 3c on both sides of the base 3a.
By pivoting on the front protruding portion 1c by the hinge at the portion 3c, the keyboard 3 is brought out to the near side with respect to the main body portion 1 so that the keyboard 3 can be operated by keying. Thus, a position overlapping the front surface of the upright portion 1b of the main body 1 can be obtained. Therefore, by first raising the keyboard 3 and stacking it on the front surface of the upright portion 1b , the display portion 2 is overlaid on the upright portion 1b .
As shown in (1), the keyboard 3 is stored in the keyboard storage section 6 between the front surface of the upright section 1b and the rear concave section 2c of the display section 2. FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the keyboard housed state of FIG. 1, and FIG. 7 is a side view showing the mouse used state from that state. That is, in a state in which the keyboard 3 is stored in the keyboard storage portion 6 between the front surface of the upright portion 1b of the main body portion 1 and the rear concave portion 2c of the display portion 2, as shown in FIG. Since nothing is present on the front side of the front projection 1c, as shown in FIG.
The cordless mouse 4 can be operated by placing the cordless mouse 4 near the front side of the light emitting portion 4c and making the light emitted from the light emitting portion 4a enter the light receiving portion 1e at the central portion on the front side of the front projecting portion 1c. . As described above, according to the electronic apparatus having the configuration of the embodiment, when the keyboard 3 is not used, the keyboard 3 can be easily stored. Therefore, the operator can operate the mouse 4 in front of the display unit. That is, the operator can operate the mouse 4 near the display unit 2 and the display unit 2 is easy to see. In addition, since the materials can be collected near the display unit 2 and near the operation unit of the mouse 4, the materials can be easily viewed and handled. As a result, work efficiency increases. In the embodiment described above,
Although the printer-integrated main body is used, the present invention is not limited to this, and may be a main body without a printer. In the embodiment, the display unit is a liquid crystal display device. However, the display unit may be a cathode ray tube or another display device, and the mouse is not limited to the cordless mouse of the embodiment, A mouse with a code may be used. The manner of assembling the display unit and the keyboard with respect to the main body is also arbitrary, and it goes without saying that the specific detailed structure and the like can be appropriately changed. As described above, according to the electronic apparatus according to the first aspect of the present invention, the keyboard which is movable upright with respect to the main body and which is movable forward of the display unit integrated with the main body is provided. Since the storage section is provided on the side, when the keyboard is not used, the keyboard can be easily stored in the storage section on the main body side.
Therefore, for example, the mouse can be operated in front of the display unit, that is, the operator can operate the mouse near the display unit, and can easily see the display unit, Since the materials and the like can be put together near the display unit, the work efficiency can be improved. According to the electronic apparatus of the second aspect of the present invention, a keyboard disposed in front of the main body is mounted on the upper front side of the main body.
Can be stored on the back side .

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS FIG. 1 is a side view showing an electronic apparatus as an example to which the present invention is applied, in which a keyboard is stored. FIG. 2 is a side view showing a keyboard used state of the electronic apparatus of FIG. 1; FIG. 3 is a perspective view of the keyboard shown in FIG. 2 in a used state. FIG. 4 is a side view showing how to move a display unit and a keyboard of the electronic device of FIG. 1; FIG. 5 is a perspective view of the state shown in FIG. 4; FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the keyboard housed in FIG. 1; FIG. 7 is a side view showing the state of use of the mouse from the state of FIG. 6; [Description of Signs] 1 Main body 2 Display 2c Back recess 3 Keyboard 4 Mouse 6 Keyboard storage

──────────────────────────────────────────────────続 き Continuation of the front page (56) References JP-A-4-43416 (JP, A) JP-A-5-204488 (JP, A) JP-A-5-23224 (JP, U) JP-A-63 175222 (JP, U) Hira 3-61382 (JP, U) (58) Fields surveyed (Int. Cl. 7 , DB name) G06F 1/16 G06F 3/02 310

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  1. (57) [Claims] [Claim 1] A main body, and the book is disposed upright from the main body, and
    At least rotatably mounted on the upper front part of the body
    From the position overlapping the front side of the main body,
    A display unit that is adjustable in degree , and is disposed on the front side of the display unit of the main body unit , and is rotatably assembled to a lower part on the front side of the main body unit.
    The main body from a substantially horizontal position to enable key operation.
    A keyboard that pivots to a position overlapping the front side of the unit; and a keyboard formed between the front side of the main unit and the display unit, which is provided to house the keyboard in the main unit.
    An electronic device characterized by including a housing portion of the concave shape, a being. A main body, and the main body , the main body, and the book.
    A display unit provided integrally with the body unit, and a key arranged on the body unit on a front side of the display unit.
    In the electronic device provided with a board, the display unit is at least rotatably assembled to an upper portion on the front side of the main body, and is rotatable from a position overlapping the front side of the main body, and is adjustable in angle. When the keyboard is stored, the key is provided on the back side of the display unit.
    An electronic device comprising a board.
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