JP4543009B2 - Switch device for gaming machine operation - Google Patents

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JP4543009B2
JP4543009B2 JP2006141405A JP2006141405A JP4543009B2 JP 4543009 B2 JP4543009 B2 JP 4543009B2 JP 2006141405 A JP2006141405 A JP 2006141405A JP 2006141405 A JP2006141405 A JP 2006141405A JP 4543009 B2 JP4543009 B2 JP 4543009B2
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この発明は、パチンコ遊技機、アレンジボール機、雀球遊技機、スロットマシン、パロット(商標)遊技機等の遊技機に設けられる遊技機操作用スイッチ装置に関するものである。   The present invention relates to a switch device for operating a gaming machine provided in a gaming machine such as a pachinko gaming machine, an arrangement ball machine, a sparrow ball gaming machine, a slot machine, or a Parrot (trademark) gaming machine.

一般に遊技機には種々の機能を持った押ボタンが前面に設けられ、遊技者はその押ボタンを適時押操作することにより、高得点を得たり、遊技者にとって優位となるチャンスが与えられたりするように構成される。また、この押ボタンにランプを内蔵させ、該ランプを適時点灯させることにより、遊技者に注意を促すよう構成することが一般になされている。   Generally, push buttons having various functions are provided on the front surface of gaming machines, and a player can obtain a high score or give an opportunity to be advantageous to the player by pressing the push buttons in a timely manner. Configured to do. Further, it is generally configured to urge a player to pay attention by incorporating a lamp in the push button and lighting the lamp in a timely manner.

また例えば、遊技機の一種であるパチンコ遊技機では、下記特許文献1に示されたように、遊技盤面に設けられた図柄変動表示装置がリーチ状態(例えば3列の変動図柄のうち2列が同一図柄に揃った状態)になると、遊技者がチャンスボタンと称する押ボタンを操作することにより、図柄の変動時間を短縮させたり、図柄の変動パターンを変更させるなど、遊技者が遊技画面の進行に影響を与えられるようにすることにより、遊技に多様性を持たせられるようにしている。   Further, for example, in a pachinko gaming machine that is a kind of gaming machine, as shown in Patent Document 1 below, the symbol variation display device provided on the game board surface is in a reach state (for example, two columns of three columns of variation symbols are When the game is in the same design), the player can move the game screen by operating a push button called a chance button to shorten the symbol change time or change the symbol change pattern. By making it possible to influence the game, it is possible to give diversity to the game.

また、下記特許文献2に示された遊技機の押ボタンスイッチ装置は、押しボタンを内側可動体と外側可動体とに分割すると共に、両可動体を夫々弾力性の異なるスプリングで支持することにより、遊技者が押し操作したときの感触が異なるようにしたものである。   In addition, the push button switch device of the gaming machine shown in Patent Document 2 below divides the push button into an inner movable body and an outer movable body, and supports both movable bodies with springs having different elasticity. The touch when the player presses is different.

さらに、下記特許文献3に示された多段式押釦スイッチは、弱い弾力のスプリングと強い弾力のスプリングとによって押ボタンを支持し、該押ボタンを弱い力で押圧すると第1のスイッチがオンし、さらに強く押圧すると第2のスイッチもオンするように構成したものである。
特開2001−327703号公報 特開2003−109463号公報 特開平05−300984号公報
Furthermore, the multistage pushbutton switch shown in Patent Document 3 below supports the pushbutton with a weak spring and a strong spring, and when the pushbutton is pressed with a weak force, the first switch is turned on, The second switch is also turned on when pressed more strongly.
JP 2001-327703 A JP 2003-109463 A Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. 05-300984

ところで、一般に遊技中の遊技者は、図柄変動表示装置等のディスプレイの状況の変化を注視しているあまり、他の事項に注意が回らない状況であり、例えば押ボタンが操作可能な状況になったとしてもその変化に気づかない場合があり、ランプを点灯させることでその状況を知らしめることはあったとしても、遊技者にインパクトを与えることができなかったので、遊技性が乏しく面白味に欠けるものであった。
そこでこの発明は、遊技中の遊技者にも強いインパクトを適時与えることができる遊技機操作用スイッチ装置を提供しようとするものである。
By the way, in general, a player who is playing a game pays attention to changes in the status of the display such as the symbol variation display device, so that attention is not paid to other matters. For example, a push button can be operated. In some cases, the change may not be noticed, and even if the lamp is turned on, the situation can be informed, but the player could not be impacted, so the gameability is poor and the game is not interesting. It was a thing.
Accordingly, the present invention is intended to provide a switch device for operating a gaming machine that can give a strong impact to a player who is playing at any time.

そのために請求項1に記載した遊技機操作用スイッチ装置の発明は、押操作することによりスイッチを作動させる押ボタンが設けられ、該押ボタンを囲繞する可動体を該押ボタンとは独立して出没自在なるように遊技機の取付部に配設すると共に、該可動体を付勢部材である第1スプリングにより突出方向に付勢し、電動アクチュエータであるソレノイドの作動杆に係合片を設けて該ソレノイドを該係合片が該可動体の移動方向に直交する方向に進退動するように配設し、該可動体に該係合片が係合する係合部を形成し、該係合部と該係合片との対向面のいずれか一方または双方を斜面状に形成し、該係合片が該係合部と係合し得るように該係合片を弾性的に進出させる第2の付勢部材である第2スプリングを設け、該可動体を前記第1スプリングの弾性に抗して没動させたときに第2スプリングの弾性により該可動体に前記係合片が係合することで該可動体の突出動が阻止され、前記ソレノイドを作動させることにより前記係合片との係合が解除されることで前記第1スプリングの弾性により該可動体が遊技機の取付部から突出するようにしたことを特徴とする For this purpose, the gaming machine operating switch device according to claim 1 is provided with a push button for actuating the switch by a push operation, and a movable body surrounding the push button is independent of the push button. while disposed on the mounting portion of the gaming machine so infested becomes free to urge the movable body in the protruding direction by the first spring is a biasing member, the engagement piece provided on the actuating rod of the solenoid is an electric actuator The solenoid is arranged so that the engaging piece moves forward and backward in a direction perpendicular to the moving direction of the movable body, and an engaging portion for engaging the engaging piece is formed on the movable body. Either or both of the opposing surfaces of the joint portion and the engagement piece are formed in a slope shape, and the engagement piece is elastically advanced so that the engagement piece can engage with the engagement portion. A second spring as a second urging member is provided, and the movable body is moved to the first sprocket. When the engagement piece is engaged with the movable body by the elasticity of the second spring when it is moved against the elasticity of the ring, the protruding movement of the movable body is prevented, and the solenoid is operated. When the engagement with the engagement piece is released, the movable body protrudes from the attachment portion of the gaming machine by the elasticity of the first spring .

この発明の遊技機操作用スイッチ装置によれば、ソレノイド等の電動アクチュエータを作動させることにより、押ボタン周囲の可動体が突出するので、遊技中に適時に強烈なインパクトを与え押ボタンの存在を遊技者に知らしめることができ、遊技性を向上させる。   According to the gaming machine operating switch device of the present invention, since the movable body around the push button protrudes by operating an electric actuator such as a solenoid, the presence of the push button is given with a strong impact in a timely manner. The player can be informed and the gameability is improved.

次にこの発明の実施形態をパチンコ遊技機について説明する。図1はパチンコ遊技機の正面図で、1は前面ガラスによって覆われ図柄変動表示装置や複数の入賞口,可変入賞装置等が設けられた遊技盤、2,3はその下方に設けられた上部球受皿と下部球受皿、4は打球発射用ハンドルである。下部球受皿3の一側には前方張出部5が形成され、該前方張出部5の上面取付部5aにこの発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置が設けられる。図2はこの発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置の実施形態を示した斜視図、図3は分解斜視図、図4は縦断面図、図5〜図7は図4の作動状態図で、6は押ボタン、7は該押ボタンの周囲を囲繞するように設けられる環状の可動体である。   Next, a pachinko gaming machine according to an embodiment of the present invention will be described. FIG. 1 is a front view of a pachinko gaming machine. 1 is a gaming board covered with a front glass and provided with a symbol variation display device, a plurality of winning holes, a variable winning device, etc., and 2 and 3 are upper portions provided below the gaming board. A ball receiving tray and a lower ball receiving tray 4 are hitting ball launching handles. A front overhang portion 5 is formed on one side of the lower ball tray 3, and a gaming machine operating switch device according to the present invention is provided on the upper surface mounting portion 5 a of the front overhang portion 5. 2 is a perspective view showing an embodiment of a gaming machine operating switch device according to the present invention, FIG. 3 is an exploded perspective view, FIG. 4 is a longitudinal sectional view, and FIGS. 5 to 7 are operation state diagrams of FIG. Reference numeral 6 denotes a push button, and reference numeral 7 denotes an annular movable body provided so as to surround the push button.

押ボタン6は透光性のプラスチックにより略円筒形に成形され、その上壁面6aが球面状に成形され該上壁面6a内面に凹凸により文字6bが成形されている。また、図3に示されるように、押ボタン6の下端部の外周に一体にフランジ6cが成形され、該フランジの外周縁の一部は直線状に切欠くことにより係合部6dが成形される。8は略円板形のプリント基板、9は略傘形に形成された摺動案内体で、該プリント基板8と摺動案内体9とは前記フランジ6cの下面にビス10によって固着される。なお、フランジ6cの外周には下方折返縁6eが形成され、該下方折返縁内にプリント基板8が収まるように組み付けられる。また、該プリント基板8の上面にはLEDランプ11が設けられている。12は該プリント基板の一側縁の下面に固着され、投光器と受光器とを向かい合わせに組み合わせて設けることにより両者間の光遮断物の有無を検出するスイッチ、13は該プリント基板の下面中央に設けられた配線用コネクタである。また、摺動案内体9の外周に適宜間隔で縦溝9aが形成され、該摺動案内体9の下面中心には一体に貫通筒部9bが形成されている。また、スイッチ12との干渉を避けると共に上記係合部6dを露出させるために摺動案内体9に切込9cが形成されている。なお、下方折返縁6e内にプリント基板8が収まるように組み付けることで該プリント基板8がガードされ、上方の隙間からケース体内にコーヒー等の飲料水等が浸入しても該飲料水等がプリント基板8に付着し作動不良を起こすことがないようにしている。   The push button 6 is formed in a substantially cylindrical shape by translucent plastic, and its upper wall surface 6a is formed in a spherical shape, and characters 6b are formed by unevenness on the inner surface of the upper wall surface 6a. Further, as shown in FIG. 3, a flange 6c is integrally formed on the outer periphery of the lower end portion of the push button 6, and a part of the outer peripheral edge of the flange is notched linearly, thereby forming an engaging portion 6d. The Reference numeral 8 denotes a substantially disc-shaped printed board, and 9 denotes a sliding guide body formed in a substantially umbrella shape. The printed board 8 and the sliding guide body 9 are fixed to the lower surface of the flange 6c by screws 10. A lower folded edge 6e is formed on the outer periphery of the flange 6c, and the printed circuit board 8 is assembled so as to fit within the lower folded edge. An LED lamp 11 is provided on the upper surface of the printed board 8. A switch 12 is fixed to the lower surface of one side edge of the printed circuit board, and a switch for detecting the presence or absence of a light blocking object between the light emitter and the light receiver is provided in combination. It is the connector for wiring provided in. Further, longitudinal grooves 9 a are formed at appropriate intervals on the outer periphery of the sliding guide body 9, and a through cylinder portion 9 b is integrally formed at the center of the lower surface of the sliding guide body 9. Further, in order to avoid interference with the switch 12 and expose the engaging portion 6d, a notch 9c is formed in the sliding guide body 9. In addition, the printed circuit board 8 is guarded by being assembled so that the printed circuit board 8 is accommodated in the lower folding edge 6e, and the drinking water or the like is printed even if drinking water such as coffee enters the case body from the upper gap. It does not adhere to the substrate 8 and cause malfunction.

一方、押ボタン6の周囲を囲繞するように環状に形成される可動体7は、水平環部7aと垂直環部7bとからなる鉤状断面を呈し、その内周縁に下向リブ7cが形成され、外周縁にはフランジ部7dが形成され、該フランジ部7dの外縁にスカート部7eが一体に形成され、該フランジ部7d,スカート部7eの一部に切欠7fが形成される。また、15は円筒形の内面に適宜間隔で縦筋15aが形成され、上縁外周にフランジ部15bが形成された可動案内体である。そして、前記可動体7中に下側から前記押ボタン6を挿入し、縦溝9aを縦筋15aに合致させると共に、その下方から可動案内体15のフランジ部15bをスカート部7e中に挿入し、該フランジ部15bを可動体7のフランジ部7dの下面にビス16によって固着することにより、該可動体7中で押ボタン6が出没自在なるように組み立てられる。なお、15cは可動案内体15の円筒形の一部を切欠いて平壁状に形成された係合部である。また、可動案内体15の下端部寄り内周縁には内向鍔状の突片15dが形成されている。   On the other hand, the movable body 7 formed in an annular shape so as to surround the periphery of the push button 6 has a bowl-shaped cross section composed of a horizontal ring portion 7a and a vertical ring portion 7b, and a downward rib 7c is formed on the inner periphery thereof. A flange portion 7d is formed on the outer peripheral edge, a skirt portion 7e is integrally formed on the outer edge of the flange portion 7d, and a notch 7f is formed in a part of the flange portion 7d and the skirt portion 7e. Reference numeral 15 denotes a movable guide body in which vertical streaks 15a are formed at appropriate intervals on a cylindrical inner surface, and a flange portion 15b is formed on the outer periphery of the upper edge. Then, the push button 6 is inserted into the movable body 7 from the lower side, the vertical groove 9a is aligned with the vertical stripe 15a, and the flange portion 15b of the movable guide body 15 is inserted into the skirt portion 7e from below. The push button 6 is assembled in the movable body 7 so that the push button 6 can freely move in and out by fixing the flange portion 15b to the lower surface of the flange portion 7d of the movable body 7 with screws 16. In addition, 15c is an engaging part formed in a flat wall shape by cutting out a part of the cylindrical shape of the movable guide 15. Further, an inwardly extending protrusion 15d is formed on the inner peripheral edge of the movable guide 15 near the lower end.

18は可動体7および押ボタン6を付勢する付勢部材であるコイル状の第1スプリング、19は可動案内体15が摺動自在に収容される有底円筒形のケース体で、該ケース体19の底面に環状のバネ座19a、環状案内片19b、および遮光片19cが形成され、該ケース体の一側には開口部19dが形成され、該開口部の下側に外方に延びるソレノイド設置用のスタンド19eが一体に形成されている。また、19fは該ケース体の外周面およびスタンド19eの端縁に一体に形成された複数の取付片である。該ケース体19は、図4に示したように、該各取付片19fに下側からビス20を貫挿し、パチンコ遊技機の前記前方張出部5における取付部5aの下面に突設されたボス5cに該ビス20を螺締することにより該取付部の下面に固着される。そのとき、第1スプリング18の下端を該バネ座19aに止着させるとともに該第1スプリング18の上端を前記摺動案内体9の貫通筒部9bに外嵌し、該第1スプリング18を少し圧縮状態にすることにより、該摺動案内体9を介してプリント基板8、押ボタン6が上向きに付勢され、該押ボタン6のフランジ6cが可動体7の下向リブ7cに当接することで該押ボタン6が該可動体7の中心から突出状態となり、該可動体7はフランジ部7dが取付部5aに形成された丸い取付開口5bの内縁下面に当接することで該取付部5aから突出状態になるようにしている。   Reference numeral 18 denotes a coiled first spring which is an urging member for urging the movable body 7 and the push button 6, and 19 is a bottomed cylindrical case body in which the movable guide body 15 is slidably received. An annular spring seat 19a, an annular guide piece 19b, and a light shielding piece 19c are formed on the bottom surface of the body 19, an opening 19d is formed on one side of the case body, and extends outwardly below the opening. A stand 19e for installing the solenoid is integrally formed. Reference numeral 19f denotes a plurality of attachment pieces integrally formed on the outer peripheral surface of the case body and the edge of the stand 19e. As shown in FIG. 4, the case body 19 has screws 20 inserted through the attachment pieces 19 f from below, and is protruded from the lower surface of the attachment portion 5 a in the front projecting portion 5 of the pachinko gaming machine. The screw 20 is screwed to the boss 5c to be fixed to the lower surface of the mounting portion. At that time, the lower end of the first spring 18 is fixed to the spring seat 19a, and the upper end of the first spring 18 is externally fitted to the through tube portion 9b of the sliding guide body 9, so that the first spring 18 is slightly attached. By setting the compression state, the printed circuit board 8 and the push button 6 are urged upward through the sliding guide body 9, and the flange 6c of the push button 6 comes into contact with the downward rib 7c of the movable body 7. Thus, the push button 6 protrudes from the center of the movable body 7, and the movable body 7 comes out of the mounting portion 5a by the flange portion 7d coming into contact with the lower surface of the inner edge of the round mounting opening 5b formed in the mounting portion 5a. It is in a protruding state.

一方、電動アクチュエータであるソレノイド21は、スタンド19e上に水平に固設され、該ソレノイドの作動杆21aの先端に係合片22が固着され、該作動杆の外周には該係合片22を弾性的に進出させる第2の付勢部材であるコイル状の第2スプリング23が設けられる。そして、該ソレノイド21を通電し励磁することにより該係合片22は可動体7および押ボタン6と直交する方向(水平方向)に進退動すると共に、非励磁状態では第2スプリング23の弾性により係合片22が進出し図4に示したように該係合片の先端が可動案内体15の係合部15cの外周に軽く当接した状態となる。   On the other hand, the solenoid 21 which is an electric actuator is fixed horizontally on the stand 19e, and an engagement piece 22 is fixed to the tip of the solenoid operating rod 21a. The engagement piece 22 is attached to the outer periphery of the operating rod. A coiled second spring 23 is provided as a second urging member that is elastically advanced. When the solenoid 21 is energized and excited, the engagement piece 22 moves forward and backward in the direction orthogonal to the movable body 7 and the push button 6 (horizontal direction), and in the non-excited state, the elasticity of the second spring 23 is applied. As shown in FIG. 4, the engagement piece 22 advances and the tip of the engagement piece is in a state of lightly contacting the outer periphery of the engagement portion 15 c of the movable guide body 15.

なお、係合片22の上面22aは先端縁に向かって下傾する斜面状に形成され、係合片22の下面22bは水平に形成され、係合片22の基部22cはこれらより大径に形成されている。   Note that the upper surface 22a of the engagement piece 22 is formed in a sloped shape inclined downward toward the tip edge, the lower surface 22b of the engagement piece 22 is formed horizontally, and the base portion 22c of the engagement piece 22 has a larger diameter than these. Is formed.

このため、図4に示した状態で遊技者が押ボタン6を押操作し該押ボタンを第1スプリング18の弾性に抗して没動させると、図5に示したように、前記摺動案内体9の外周縁が突片15dに当たって可動案内体15および可動体7をも没動させ、そのとき係合部15cの外周に当接していた係合片22が第2スプリング23の弾性により進出して係合部15c上に係合すると共に、スイッチ12の投光器と受光器の間に遮光片19cが介在することで該スイッチ12を作動させ、その押操作が電気的に検知される。   Therefore, when the player pushes the push button 6 in the state shown in FIG. 4 and moves the push button against the elasticity of the first spring 18, as shown in FIG. The outer peripheral edge of the guide body 9 abuts against the projecting piece 15d, and the movable guide body 15 and the movable body 7 are also moved down. At this time, the engaging piece 22 that is in contact with the outer periphery of the engaging portion 15c is moved by the elasticity of the second spring 23. The switch 12 is moved forward and engaged on the engaging portion 15c, and the switch 12 is operated by the light shielding piece 19c interposed between the projector and the light receiver of the switch 12, and the pushing operation is electrically detected.

そして押ボタン6から手を離し、図5に矢印で示した押操作力を解除すると、図6に示したように押ボタン6は第1スプリング18の弾性により上昇し投光器と受光器の間から遮光片19cが離れることでスイッチ12が反作動し、その押操作の解除が電気的に検知される。なおそのとき係合片22が第2スプリング23の弾性により進出していることから該係合片22の下面22bに該押ボタン6の係合部6dが当たり該押ボタン6および可動体7の突出動が阻止されるが、この状態で押ボタン6をまた再度押操作してもスイッチ12を作動させることができる。   Then, when the hand is released from the push button 6 and the push operation force indicated by the arrow in FIG. 5 is released, the push button 6 is raised by the elasticity of the first spring 18 as shown in FIG. When the light shielding piece 19c is separated, the switch 12 reacts and the release of the pressing operation is electrically detected. At this time, since the engaging piece 22 has advanced by the elasticity of the second spring 23, the engaging portion 6d of the push button 6 hits the lower surface 22b of the engaging piece 22, and the push button 6 and the movable body 7 Although the protruding movement is prevented, the switch 12 can be operated by pressing the push button 6 again in this state.

そして、図6に示したように押ボタン6および可動体7の突出動が阻止された状態であるときに、ソレノイド21を励磁させ係合片22を第2スプリング23の弾性に抗して退動させると、該係合片22との係合が解除され、図4に示したように、第1スプリング18の弾性により押ボタン6および可動体7が突出する。このため、遊技中に適時にソレノイド21に電流を流して励磁させることで、遊技者に押ボタン6の存在を知らしめることができる。例えば、遊技中に押ボタン6を押せば特典が得られるチャンスが巡ってきたときに押ボタン6および可動体7がこのように大きく突出するようにすれば、遊技者に強烈なインパクトを与え、押ボタン6をすぐに押操作するよう促すことができる。なお、LEDランプ11は適時点灯させることで押ボタン6の上部が光り、さらに目立たせることができる。   When the push button 6 and the movable body 7 are prevented from projecting as shown in FIG. 6, the solenoid 21 is excited to retract the engagement piece 22 against the elasticity of the second spring 23. When it is moved, the engagement with the engagement piece 22 is released, and the push button 6 and the movable body 7 protrude by the elasticity of the first spring 18 as shown in FIG. For this reason, it is possible to inform the player of the presence of the push button 6 by exciting the solenoid 21 by passing a current in a timely manner during the game. For example, if the push button 6 and the movable body 7 protrude in this manner when the push button 6 is pushed during the game and a chance to obtain a privilege has been reached, the player has a strong impact, It is possible to prompt the user to push the push button 6 immediately. In addition, the LED lamp 11 is lighted in a timely manner, so that the upper part of the push button 6 is lit and can be made more noticeable.

なおこの実施形態では、係合片22の上面22aを斜面状に形成したが、係合片22と相対する係合部15cの下縁を斜面状に形成してもよい。また、双方を斜面状に形成してもよい。
また、上記のように係合片22と係合部15cとの係合を解除するには、ソレノイド21に僅かな時間だけ電流を流して励磁させて係合部15cとの係合が解除されたところでその電流を切ればよく、該ソレノイド21に電流を流し続ける必要はないので、該ソレノイドが電流によって過熱するおそれがない。そして、該ソレノイドが消磁することにより、第2スプリング23の弾性により該係合片22はまた進出状態となる。
In this embodiment, the upper surface 22a of the engagement piece 22 is formed in a slope shape, but the lower edge of the engagement portion 15c facing the engagement piece 22 may be formed in a slope shape. Moreover, you may form both in the shape of a slope.
Further, in order to release the engagement between the engagement piece 22 and the engagement portion 15c as described above, the solenoid 21 is energized by applying a current for a short period of time to release the engagement with the engagement portion 15c. The current may be cut off, and it is not necessary to keep the current flowing through the solenoid 21, so that the solenoid is not likely to be overheated by the current. Then, when the solenoid is demagnetized, the engagement piece 22 is again advanced due to the elasticity of the second spring 23.

なお、図示しないが、可動体7が没動した際に作動するスイッチを設け、該可動体7のみを押操作した際にも電気信号が発信されるようにしてもよい。   Although not shown, a switch that operates when the movable body 7 is moved down may be provided so that an electrical signal is transmitted even when only the movable body 7 is pressed.

また、図示しないが、可動体7および押ボタン6の突出動が阻止されるようにする係合手段にはこの実施形態に示したものの他に種々の構成が考えられる。例えば、開閉自在に軸支された一対の係合片がソレノイドを作動させることにより開閉動するようにし、該係合片によって可動体7や押ボタン6に形成された軸状の係合部を挟み込んで該可動体7や押ボタン6を係合状態にする構成を採ることができる。
また、この実施形態では可動体7の形状は押ボタン6を囲繞するような環状としたが、押ボタン6や可動体7の形状はこのような環状に限らず、多角形或いはキャラクタの顔の輪郭等、種々の形状とすることができる。
Although not shown in the drawing, various configurations other than those shown in this embodiment are conceivable as the engaging means for preventing the movable body 7 and the push button 6 from protruding. For example, a pair of engaging pieces that are pivotally supported so as to be opened and closed can be opened and closed by operating a solenoid, and a shaft-like engaging portion formed on the movable body 7 and the push button 6 by the engaging pieces. It is possible to adopt a configuration in which the movable body 7 and the push button 6 are put into an engaged state by being sandwiched.
In this embodiment, the shape of the movable body 7 is an annular shape surrounding the push button 6. However, the shape of the push button 6 and the movable body 7 is not limited to such an annular shape. Various shapes such as a contour can be used.

一方、図7に示したこの発明の他の実施形態は、取付部5aに出没自在なるように可動体7を配設し、該可動体7を付勢部材であるコイル状の第1スプリング18によって突出方向に付勢すると共に、該可動体7上中心にさらに出没自在なるように押ボタン6を設け、該押ボタン6を付勢部材であるコイル状の第3スプリング30によって突出方向に付勢し、可動体7を第1スプリング18の弾性に抗して没動させたときに該可動体に係合し該可動体の突出動が阻止されるようにする係合部15cと係合片22とからなる係合手段を設け、該係合手段と該可動体との係合を解除させる電動アクチュエータたるソレノイド21を設け、該ソレノイドを作動させることにより第1スプリング18の弾性により可動体7が押ボタン6と共に取付部5aから突出するようにしたものであり、その他の構成は上記実施形態と同様であるので、同一部分または相当部分に同一符号を付す。この実施形態に示したように、可動体7上に乗せるような形態で押ボタン6を設けた遊技機操作用スイッチ装置においても、遊技中に適時にソレノイド21に電流を流して励磁させることで、遊技者に強烈なインパクトと共に押ボタン6の存在を知らしめることができる。   On the other hand, in another embodiment of the present invention shown in FIG. 7, the movable body 7 is disposed so as to be able to move in and out of the mounting portion 5a, and the movable body 7 is a coiled first spring 18 which is an urging member. The push button 6 is provided at the center of the movable body 7 so that it can further protrude and retract, and the push button 6 is biased in the protrusion direction by the coiled third spring 30 that is a biasing member. When the movable body 7 is sunk against the elasticity of the first spring 18, the engagement portion 15c engages with the movable body and prevents the movable body from projecting. And a solenoid 21 as an electric actuator for releasing the engagement between the engaging means and the movable body. The movable body is operated by the elasticity of the first spring 18 by operating the solenoid. 7 is a mounting part 5 together with the push button 6 Is obtained by so as to protrude from the other configurations are the same as those in the above embodiment are denoted by the same reference numerals to the same or corresponding portions. As shown in this embodiment, even in a switch device for operating a gaming machine provided with a push button 6 in such a form that it can be put on the movable body 7, it is possible to excite the solenoid 21 by passing current through the timely during the game. The player can be informed of the presence of the push button 6 with a strong impact.

また、図8に示したこの発明のさらなる他の実施形態は、取付部5aに出没自在なるように可動体7を配設し、該可動体7を付勢部材であるコイル状の第1スプリング18によって突出方向に付勢し、ケース体19の内底面にコイル状の第3スプリング30を設け、可動体7の内側に出没自在なるように設けられた押ボタン6を該第3スプリング30により突出方向に付勢すると共に、可動体7を第1スプリング18の弾性に抗して没動させたときに該可動体に係合し該可動体の突出動が阻止されるようにする係合部15cと係合片22とからなる係合手段を設け、該係合手段と該可動体との係合を解除させる電動アクチュエータたるソレノイド21を設け、該ソレノイドを作動させることにより同図に示されたように第1スプリング18の弾性により可動体7が取付部5aから突出するようにしたものである。なお、33はケース体19の底面に形成されたガイド筒で、該ガイド筒に押ボタン6が摺動可能に外嵌され該押ボタン6を出没自在なるように案内している。そして、該ガイド筒に形成された縦スリット32に該押ボタン6に形成されたピン31を遊嵌することにより該押ボタン6の出没範囲が制限される。その他の構成は上記実施形態と同様であるので、同一部分または相当部分に同一符号を付す。なおこの遊技機操作用スイッチ装置は、図8に示したように押ボタン6よりも高く突出した状態に設定することもでき、この可動体7を手で押操作することにより係合片22が係合部15cに係合し該可動体の突出動が阻止される。そして、遊技中に適時にソレノイド21を作動させることで可動体7のみをこのように高く突出させることができる。これにより遊技者に強烈なインパクトと共に押ボタン6の存在を知らしめることができる。   Further, in still another embodiment of the present invention shown in FIG. 8, the movable body 7 is disposed so as to be able to appear and retract in the mounting portion 5a, and the movable body 7 is a coiled first spring which is an urging member. 18 is urged in the protruding direction, and a coil-shaped third spring 30 is provided on the inner bottom surface of the case body 19, and the push button 6 provided so as to be able to protrude and retract inside the movable body 7 is provided by the third spring 30. Engagement that urges the movable body 7 in the projecting direction and engages the movable body 7 when the movable body 7 is submerged against the elasticity of the first spring 18 to prevent the movable body from projecting. As shown in the figure, an engagement means comprising a portion 15c and an engagement piece 22 is provided, a solenoid 21 as an electric actuator for releasing the engagement between the engagement means and the movable body is provided, and the solenoid is operated. Of the first spring 18 as In which the movable member 7 is to project from the mounting portion 5a by sex. Reference numeral 33 denotes a guide cylinder formed on the bottom surface of the case body 19, and the push button 6 is slidably fitted on the guide cylinder so that the push button 6 can be moved in and out. Then, the protruding and retracting range of the push button 6 is limited by loosely fitting the pin 31 formed on the push button 6 into the vertical slit 32 formed in the guide tube. Since other configurations are the same as those in the above embodiment, the same reference numerals are given to the same portions or corresponding portions. Note that this gaming machine operation switch device can be set so as to protrude higher than the push button 6 as shown in FIG. 8, and the engaging piece 22 can be moved by pushing the movable body 7 by hand. Engaging with the engaging portion 15c prevents the movable body from projecting. And only the movable body 7 can be made to protrude so high by operating the solenoid 21 at a suitable time during the game. As a result, the player can be informed of the presence of the push button 6 with a strong impact.

なお、図7または図8の実施形態に示した遊技機操作用スイッチ装置においても、可動体7が没動した際に作動するスイッチを設け、該可動体7を押操作しただけで電気信号が発信するようにできる。また、例えば可動体7の左右両対向位置にスイッチを設け、該スイッチによって該可動体7を押操作した位置を検出可能に構成することも可能である。また、図7または図8の実施形態に示した遊技機操作用スイッチ装置においても、押ボタン6内や可動体7内にLEDランプを内蔵させ、適時点灯させることで、該押ボタン6や可動体7の上部を光らせることができる。   In the gaming machine operation switch device shown in the embodiment of FIG. 7 or FIG. 8, a switch that operates when the movable body 7 is submerged is provided, and an electric signal is generated only by pressing the movable body 7. You can make a call. Further, for example, it is possible to provide a switch at both the left and right facing positions of the movable body 7 so that the position where the movable body 7 is pushed by the switch can be detected. Also, in the gaming machine operation switch device shown in the embodiment of FIG. 7 or FIG. 8, an LED lamp is built in the push button 6 or the movable body 7, and the push button 6 can be moved by turning it on in a timely manner. The upper part of the body 7 can be illuminated.

この発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置は、上記実施形態に示したパチンコ遊技機に限らず、雀球遊技機、スロットマシン、テレビゲーム機等の種々の遊技機に設けることができる。図9はこの発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置を設けたスロットマシンの正面図で、40はベットスイッチボタン、41は精算ボタン、42a〜42cはストップボタンであり、この場合ストップボタン42a〜42cにこの発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置を設けることにより、遊技者に該ストップボタンが操作可能な状態となったことを強烈に知らしめることができる。また、ベットスイッチボタン40とストップボタン42a〜42cを遊技機の内部抽選によって大当たりが発生した際に突出させるようにすることもできる。このようにこの発明の遊技機操作用スイッチ装置は、種々の態様で遊技機に設け得る。   The gaming machine operating switch device according to the present invention is not limited to the pachinko gaming machine shown in the above embodiment, but can be provided in various gaming machines such as a sparrow ball gaming machine, a slot machine, and a video game machine. FIG. 9 is a front view of a slot machine provided with a gaming machine operating switch device according to the present invention, wherein 40 is a bet switch button, 41 is a settlement button, and 42a to 42c are stop buttons. In this case, the stop buttons 42a to 42c By providing the switch device for operating the gaming machine according to the present invention, it is possible to strongly inform the player that the stop button has become operable. Further, the bet switch button 40 and the stop buttons 42a to 42c can be projected when a big hit is generated by an internal lottery of the gaming machine. As described above, the gaming machine operating switch device of the present invention can be provided in a gaming machine in various modes.

この発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置が設けられたパチンコ遊技機の正面図。The front view of the pachinko gaming machine provided with the switch device for game machine operation concerning this invention. この発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置の外観斜視図。The external appearance perspective view of the switch device for game machine operation concerning this invention. この発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置の分解斜視図。The disassembled perspective view of the switch apparatus for game machine operation concerning this invention. この発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置の線断面図。The line sectional view of the switch device for game machine operation concerning this invention. 図4の作動状態図。The operation state figure of FIG. 図4の作動状態図。The operation state figure of FIG. この発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置の他の実施形態を示す縦断面図。The longitudinal cross-sectional view which shows other embodiment of the switch apparatus for game machine operation concerning this invention. この発明に係る遊技機操作用スイッチ装置の他の実施形態を示す縦断面図。The longitudinal cross-sectional view which shows other embodiment of the switch apparatus for game machine operation concerning this invention. この発明に係る遊技機用押ボタンスイッチが設けられたスロットマシンの正面図。The front view of the slot machine provided with the pushbutton switch for game machines concerning this invention.

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5a 取付部
6 押ボタン
6d 係合部
7 可動体
8 プリント基板
9 摺動案内体
12 スイッチ
15 可動案内体
15c 係合部
18 付勢部材(第1スプリング)
19 ケース体
21 電動アクチュエータ(ソレノイド)
21a 作動杆
22 係合片
23 付勢部材(第2スプリング)
5a Mounting portion 6 Push button 6d Engaging portion 7 Movable body 8 Printed circuit board 9 Sliding guide body 12 Switch 15 Movable guide body 15c Engaging portion 18 Energizing member (first spring)
19 Case body 21 Electric actuator (solenoid)
21a Actuating rod 22 Engaging piece 23 Biasing member (second spring)

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  1. 押操作することによりスイッチを作動させる押ボタンが設けられ、該押ボタンを囲繞する可動体を該押ボタンとは独立して出没自在なるように遊技機の取付部に配設すると共に、該可動体を付勢部材である第1スプリングにより突出方向に付勢し、電動アクチュエータであるソレノイドの作動杆に係合片を設けて該ソレノイドを該係合片が該可動体の移動方向に直交する方向に進退動するように配設し、該可動体に該係合片が係合する係合部を形成し、該係合部と該係合片との対向面のいずれか一方または双方を斜面状に形成し、該係合片が該係合部と係合し得るように該係合片を弾性的に進出させる第2の付勢部材である第2スプリングを設け、該可動体を前記第1スプリングの弾性に抗して没動させたときに第2スプリングの弾性により該可動体に前記係合片が係合することで該可動体の突出動が阻止され、前記ソレノイドを作動させることにより前記係合片との係合が解除されることで前記第1スプリングの弾性により該可動体が遊技機の取付部から突出するようにしたことを特徴とする遊技機操作用スイッチ装置。 Pushbutton for actuating the switch is provided by press operation, as well as disposed on the mounting portion of the gaming machine so that retractable independently of the push button movable body surrounding the push button, movable The body is urged in the protruding direction by a first spring that is an urging member , an engagement piece is provided on an operating rod of a solenoid that is an electric actuator, and the engagement piece is orthogonal to the moving direction of the movable body. An engagement portion that engages with the engagement piece is formed on the movable body, and one or both of the opposing surfaces of the engagement portion and the engagement piece are formed on the movable body. A second spring is provided as a second urging member that is formed in a slope shape and elastically advances the engagement piece so that the engagement piece can engage with the engagement portion. Due to the elasticity of the second spring when it is moved against the elasticity of the first spring Projecting movement of the movable body by the engaging pieces are engaged is prevented to the movable body, the elasticity of the first spring by engagement is released between the engaging piece by actuating the solenoid According to the present invention, the movable body protrudes from the mounting portion of the gaming machine.
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