JPH065063A - Electronic equipment - Google Patents

Electronic equipment

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JPH065063A
JPH065063A JP18284892A JP18284892A JPH065063A JP H065063 A JPH065063 A JP H065063A JP 18284892 A JP18284892 A JP 18284892A JP 18284892 A JP18284892 A JP 18284892A JP H065063 A JPH065063 A JP H065063A
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Prior art keywords
relay member
housing
lid
portion
provided
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Pending
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JP18284892A
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Japanese (ja)
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Shuichi Miyazaki
秀一 宮崎
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Sony Corp
ソニー株式会社
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Priority to JP18284892A priority Critical patent/JPH065063A/en
Publication of JPH065063A publication Critical patent/JPH065063A/en
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    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y02TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
    • Y02EREDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
    • Y02E60/00Enabling technologies or technologies with a potential or indirect contribution to GHG emissions mitigation
    • Y02E60/10Energy storage
    • Y02E60/12Battery technologies with an indirect contribution to GHG emissions mitigation

Abstract

(57) [Summary] [Purpose] To prevent damage and loss of the battery cover of electronic equipment, and to improve opening and closing operability. [Structure] The relay member 2 is used as a connecting means for connecting the housing 1 and the lid portion 3, and the connection between the relay member 2 and the lid portion 3 is rotatable.
Further, the relay member 2 is configured to be slidable and rotatable with respect to the housing 1, so that the lid portion 3 can be 180 ° with respect to the housing 1 without difficulty.
Try to open it. In addition, a lock claw 2d for the housing 1 is provided on the relay member 2 to increase the holding force. Furthermore, the relay member 2 is provided with a ridge 2e serving as an opening / closing operation portion of the lid portion 3 for user operation.

Description

Detailed Description of the Invention

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to an electronic device which has a battery storage space inside a housing and in which the battery can be loaded and unloaded by providing a lid in the battery storage space.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art In portable devices such as cassette players and CD players, AC is used when used outdoors.
A power source other than the power source, such as a battery, is required.
Therefore, as a method of storing a battery in these devices, a battery storage space and a lid are provided in the housing.

FIG. 6A shows a conventional example in which the battery storage space and the lid are separated. The guide portions 4 a and 4 b of the lid portion 4 are the guide holes 5 a of the housing 5.
The lock claw portions 4c of the lid 4 are fitted into the fitting inlets 5c having the locking portions of the housing 5 and are locked, so that the lid 4 is mounted on the housing 5.

FIG. 6 (b) shows a conventional example in which the lid is connected to the housing. The lid portion 7 has guide portions 7a and 7b for the housing 6, which are respectively fitted in guide holes in the housing 6 (not shown), and locking claws 7c are locked in lock grooves in the housing 6 (not shown). Fixed at 6 and keeps closed position. In order to open this, the lid 7 is slid in the α direction to the state shown by the solid line in the figure, and the lock claw 7c is locked with the lock groove in the housing 6, and the guide portions 7a, 7b and the housing 6 are locked. Disengage from the respective engaging portions inside. The lid 7 is a boss 7 formed integrally with the lid 7.
Since the bearings d and 7d are held in the housing, the boss 7d,
It can be rotated in the β direction about a straight line connecting the centers of 7d. Therefore, the lid portion 7 rotates to the open position as shown by the alternate long and short dash line.

[Problems to be Solved by the Invention]

However, in the case where the lid is separated from the housing as shown in FIG. 6A, when the user replaces the battery, the handling of the lid 4 is troublesome and the lid 4 is lost. There is a problem that it ends up.

Further, in the form in which the housing and the lid are connected as shown in FIG. 6B, the bosses 7d and 7d are provided in the housing 6.
Being configured to engage with the housing 6 inside, β
When rotated in the direction, the ridge portion 8 of the lid portion 7 comes into contact with the surface of the housing 6. Therefore, the lid 7 cannot be opened at an angle larger than the position shown by the alternate long and short dash line in FIG. 6B, and if force is further applied in the β direction for some reason, the bosses 7d, 7d
There is a problem of damaging etc.

[Means for Solving the Problems]

In order to solve the above problems, the present invention provides
In an electronic device that has a battery storage space inside the housing and a lid is provided in the battery storage space so that the battery can be freely attached and detached, the housing and the lid are connected by a relay member. Then, as a connecting mechanism between the housing and the relay member, one of the housing and the relay member is provided as a first member.
And a first rotating shaft, wherein the first rotating shaft is rotatably and slidably fitted in the other rotating shaft guide part and does not restrict the first rotating shaft from coming out. A stopper claw is provided for restricting the escape from the rotating shaft guide portion. Further, as a connecting mechanism of the lid portion and the relay member, a second rotation shaft is provided on one of the lid portion and the relay member, and a bearing pawl for rotatably holding the second rotation shaft is provided on the other. did. In addition, an operation portion for sliding the lid portion is provided on the surface of the relay member. Also,
A lock claw that fixes the lid and the housing may be provided on the relay member.

[0008]

[Function] The housing and the lid are connected by the relay member, the connection portion of the housing and the relay member is made slidable and rotatable, and the connection portion of the relay member and the lid is made rotatable, so that the lid is It can be opened 180 ° without difficulty from the closed position. And
By providing the sliding member for opening and closing the lid on the relay member, the operability for the user is improved, and no pressure is applied to the lid so that the lid is not burdened. Further, not only the lid portion but also the relay member can have a claw that engages with the housing, so that the holding force of the lid portion at the closed position can be improved.

[0009]

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS An embodiment of the present invention will be described below with reference to FIGS. FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view of a battery storage portion in the present embodiment. The relay member 2 is provided with a back side perspective view in addition to a front side perspective view. The housing 1, the relay member 2, and the lid 3 are all molded products.
The relay member 2 has a pair of bosses 2a that are rotating shafts with respect to the housing 1, a pair of bearing claws 2b that serve as bearings for the rotating shaft 3a of the lid portion 3, and a lock claw 2d that engages with the housing 1. A semi-cylindrical R-shaped portion 3c is formed near the pair of bosses 2a. The lid portion 3 includes a pair of bosses 3a that serve as a rotation axis for the relay member 2, guide portions 3b for the housing 1,
By having the pair of bosses 3a, 3c and 3d, fitted into the pair of bearing claw portions 2b of the relay member 2, the bosses 3a are rotatable with respect to the relay member 2.

The housing 1 is a pair of stopper claws 1 serving as stoppers for restricting the sliding range of the rotary shaft 2a of the relay member 2.
a, guide holes 1b (pair), into which the guide portions 3b (pair), 3c, and 3d of the lid portion 3 are fitted, the relay member 2
It has a locking portion 1e which engages with the lock claw 2d and a pair of guide portions 1f which holds the boss 2a of the relay member 2 so as to be rotatable and slidable.

The guide portion 1f is not provided with a portion for restricting the slidable range of the boss 2a to be fitted, but the relay member 2 has the R-shaped portion 2c of the stopper claw 1.
By coming into contact with c, it is prevented from falling off from the housing 1. When the relay member 2 is attached to the housing 1, the R-shaped portion 2c of the relay member 2 bends over the stopper claw portion 1a of the housing 1 to get over, and the boss 2a of the relay member 2 is housed in the guide portion 1f. Since the member 2 is connected to the housing 1, the relay member 2 is slidable and rotatable with respect to the housing 1. The lid 3 is rotatably attached to the relay member 2 by inserting the boss 3a into the bearing claw 2c of the relay member 2. Through the above steps, the attachment of the lid portion 3 to the housing 1 via the relay member 2 is completed.

The opening / closing operation of the lid will be described below. 2 is a sectional view showing the opening / closing operation of the lid, FIG. 3 is a top view showing the opening / closing operation of the lid, and FIG. 4 is a side view showing the opening / closing operation of the lid.
FIG. 5A is a perspective view of the housing when the lid is in the closed position, and FIG. 5B is a perspective view showing the unlocking operation of the lid by the user. When the lid is in the closed position, the appearance is as shown in FIGS. 4 (a) and 5 (a).
As shown in FIG. 2A and FIG. 3A, the guide portions 3b, 3c, and 3d of the lid portion 3 are the guide holes 1b and 1 of the housing 1.
The lock claws 2d of the relay member 2 are locked with respect to the lock portion 1e of the housing 1 to hold the closed position.

From the above closed position, as shown in FIG.
The surface of the relay member 2 is lightly pressed and slid in the direction of the triangular mark 3f shown on the surface of the lid 3. By the way, a protrusion 2e is provided on the upper surface of the relay member 2 as a sliding operation portion to improve the operability of the user and to reduce the load on the lid portion 3 when opening and closing. In this embodiment, the ridge 2e
Although three are provided, other numbers may be used. Further, the shape thereof need not be limited to the ridge as long as it has the above-mentioned effects. Further, in the present invention, since the relay member 2 does not necessarily have to be made of the same material as the housing 1 and the lid portion 2, the operability is further improved by selecting a material having a tactile sensation for the user for the relay member 2. You can also

By the above operation, FIG. 2 (b) and FIG. 3 (b)
As shown in FIG. 5, the lock claw 2d of the relay member 2 and the locking portion 1e of the housing 1 are unlocked, and the guide portion 3b of the lid portion 3,
The respective engagements of the guide holes 1b, 1c and 1d of the housing 1 with 3c and 3d are completely released. However, since the stopper claw 1a of the housing 1 acts as a stopper with respect to the R-shaped portion 2c of the relay member 2, sliding movement is limited, and the lid portion 3 is not completely separated from the housing 1.

From the above state, the lid portion 3 is opened as shown by the arrow in FIG. 4 (b). As shown in FIG. 2B, the relay member 2 is rotatable with respect to the housing 1 about a pair of bosses 2a, and the lid portion 3 and the relay member 2 are positioned with respect to the housing 1 as indicated by a broken line. Further, since the lid portion 3 is rotatable with respect to the relay member 2 about the pair of bosses 3a, the lid portion 3 takes the position shown by the alternate long and short dash line. That is, by providing the relay member 2 which is rotatable with respect to both the lid portion 3 and the housing 1,
It is possible to open the lid 3 with respect to the housing 1 by 180 ° without difficulty. Note that FIG. 3C is a plan view showing a state in which the lid portion 3 is opened 180 ° with respect to the housing 1.

Further, as described above, the housing 1 and the relay member 2
Since the lid portion 3 and the lid portion 3 are all molded, portions related to these mutual connections are configured to engage with each other while having an appropriate elasticity. Moreover, the claw portion (stopper claw 1a, bearing claw 2b) is adopted as a part of the coupling mechanism. By these measures, even if an excessive force is applied to the lid part 3, the stopper claw 1a of the housing 1 and the boss 2a of the relay member 2 are engaged with each other, or the bearing claw 2a of the relay member 2 and the lid part 3 of the relay member 2 are engaged. By disengaging either of the engagements with the boss 3a, it is possible to prevent damage to the parts, and in the case of disengagement, the user can easily reassemble.

In the present embodiment, the lock claw that engages with the housing 1 is provided only on the relay member 2. Relay member 2
This is sufficient if the closed position of the lid 3 can be sufficiently held only by the lock claw 2d included in, but if it is desired to further improve the holding force, a mechanism as a lock claw is used not only for the relay member 2 but also for the lid 3. May be provided.

As a connecting mechanism between the relay member and the housing, a rib serving as a rotating shaft may be provided on the housing side and a guide portion and a stopper claw may be provided on the relay member side, contrary to the embodiment. Similarly, a rib serving as a rotation shaft may be provided on the relay member side and a bearing claw may be provided on the lid portion side as a connecting mechanism of the relay member and the lid portion.

[0019]

As described above, according to the present invention, the lid portion is configured to be able to be completely opened 180 ° with respect to the housing, and in addition, the sliding operation portion is provided in the relay member.
This has the effects of facilitating the opening and closing of the lid and the attachment / detachment of the battery, and the prevention of accidents in which the connecting portion is damaged when excessive force is applied. In addition, since the housing, lid, and relay parts are integrally molded by molding, and these parts are connected by the claw structure, even if unreasonable force is applied to the lid, the connecting part By removing it, damage to the parts can be prevented. Further, there is an effect that the user can easily reassemble them if they come off. Further, not only the relay member but also the lid portion is provided with the mechanism of the lock claw, so that the holding force with respect to the lid portion and the housing can be improved, and the accident of opening the lid portion due to an impact can be prevented. Further, in the manufacturing process, there is an advantage that the assembly is far easier to prepare than the conventional connecting mechanism, the efficiency is improved and the cost is reduced, and the application range is wide.

[Brief description of drawings]

FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view of a battery storage portion in an electronic device according to an embodiment.

FIG. 2 is a cross-sectional view of a battery storage portion in the electronic device of this embodiment.

FIG. 3 is a plan view of a battery storage portion in the electronic device of this embodiment.

FIG. 4 is a side view of a battery storage portion in the electronic device of this embodiment.

FIG. 5 is a perspective view of a housing and a battery storage portion of the electronic device of this embodiment.

FIG. 6 is a perspective view showing a conventional example.

[Explanation of symbols]

 1 Enclosure 1a Stopper Claw 1f Guide Part 2 Relay Member 2a Boss 2b Bearing Claw 2c R-Shaped Part 2d Lock Claw 3 Lid 3a Boss

Claims (3)

[Claims]
1. An electronic device in which a battery storage space is provided inside the housing, and a lid is provided in the battery storage space so that a battery can be loaded and unloaded freely. A relay member connecting the housing and the lid. As a connecting mechanism between the housing and the relay member, one of the housing and the relay member is provided with a first rotating shaft, and the other is rotatable and slidable with the first rotating shaft. And a stopper claw that restricts the first rotating shaft from coming out of the rotating shaft guide part. As a connecting mechanism of the lid portion and the relay member, a bearing claw is provided on one of the lid portion and the relay member, and a second rotation shaft is provided on the other, and rotatably holds the second rotation shaft. An electronic machine characterized by being provided with vessel.
2. The front portion of the relay member serves as an operating portion for sliding the lid portion.
Electronic device described in.
3. The electronic device according to claim 1, wherein the relay member is provided with a lock claw with respect to the housing for maintaining the closed position of the lid portion.
JP18284892A 1992-06-18 1992-06-18 Electronic equipment Pending JPH065063A (en)

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