KR101218681B1 - Portable terminal - Google Patents

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KR101218681B1
KR101218681B1 KR1020060079592A KR20060079592A KR101218681B1 KR 101218681 B1 KR101218681 B1 KR 101218681B1 KR 1020060079592 A KR1020060079592 A KR 1020060079592A KR 20060079592 A KR20060079592 A KR 20060079592A KR 101218681 B1 KR101218681 B1 KR 101218681B1
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M1/00Substation equipment, e.g. for use by subscribers; Analogous equipment at exchanges
    • H04M1/02Constructional features of telephone sets
    • H04M1/0202Portable telephone sets, e.g. cordless phones, mobile phones or bar type handsets
    • H04M1/0206Portable telephones comprising a plurality of mechanically joined movable body parts, e.g. hinged housings
    • H04M1/0208Portable telephones comprising a plurality of mechanically joined movable body parts, e.g. hinged housings characterized by the relative motions of the body parts
    • H04M1/0235Slidable or telescopic telephones, i.e. with a relative translation movement of the body parts; Telephones using a combination of translation and other relative motions of the body parts
    • H04M1/0237Sliding mechanism with one degree of freedom
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M1/00Substation equipment, e.g. for use by subscribers; Analogous equipment at exchanges
    • H04M1/02Constructional features of telephone sets
    • H04M1/0202Portable telephone sets, e.g. cordless phones, mobile phones or bar type handsets
    • H04M1/026Details of the structure or mounting of specific components
    • H04M1/0262Details of the structure or mounting of specific components for a battery compartment
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M1/00Substation equipment, e.g. for use by subscribers; Analogous equipment at exchanges
    • H04M1/02Constructional features of telephone sets
    • H04M1/0202Portable telephone sets, e.g. cordless phones, mobile phones or bar type handsets
    • H04M1/026Details of the structure or mounting of specific components
    • H04M1/0277Details of the structure or mounting of specific components for a printed circuit board assembly
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M1/00Substation equipment, e.g. for use by subscribers; Analogous equipment at exchanges
    • H04M1/02Constructional features of telephone sets
    • H04M1/23Construction or mounting of dials or of equivalent devices; Means for facilitating the use thereof

Abstract

The present invention is disposed between a first body, a second body slidably mounted to the first body, and disposed between one side of the first body and one side of the second body and the first body and the second body. When the second body transfers a signal between the body and slides in the longitudinal direction with respect to the first body is composed of a FPCB folded in the width direction of the body, it can reduce the thickness of the terminal and A mobile terminal capable of maximizing a slide stroke is provided.
Mobile terminal, FPCB

Description

Mobile terminal {PORTABLE TERMINAL}

1 is a side view of a portable terminal according to the prior art.

Figure 2 is a side view showing a slide state of the mobile terminal according to the prior art.

3 is a partially cut away perspective view of a mobile terminal according to the present invention.

4 is a cutaway perspective view illustrating a state in which the portable terminal according to the present invention is slid.

5 is a front view of a portable terminal according to the present invention.

6 is a front view showing a state in which the mobile terminal slides according to the present invention.

7 is a perspective view of an FPCB according to the present invention.

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10: first body 12: display

14: main printed circuit board 16: extension portion

20: second body 22: keypad assembly

24: battery 30: FPCB

The present invention relates to a portable terminal, and more particularly, to a portable terminal capable of reducing the thickness of a terminal by improving an FPCB connection structure for transmitting a signal between a first body and a second body.

1 is a side view of a slide type portable terminal according to the prior art, and FIG. 2 is a side view of a slide moved state of the slide type portable terminal according to the prior art.

The slide type portable terminal according to the related art includes a first body 110 on which a display 112 for displaying information is mounted, and a keypad 124 mounted on the first body 110 to be slidably movable and inputting information. And a second body 120 to which a battery 122 for supplying power is mounted and connected between the first body 110 and the second body 120 to be connected to the first body 110 and the second body 120. FPCB (130) for transmitting a signal between).

The FPCB 130 is a flexible circuit board that can be freely deformed, one end of which is connected to the first body 110 by a first connector 132, and the other end of the FPCB 130 is a second flexible circuit board. It is connected to the second body 120 by the connector 134 and disposed in an overlapping state between the first body 110 and the second body 120.

When the FPCB 130 slides and moves the first body 110, one end thereof is moved together with the first body 110. When the first body 110 is opened by the slide movement, the FPCB 130 is not exposed to the outside and the first body 110 to be moved along the first body 110. ) And the second body 120 are overlapped.

However, the FPCB 130 according to the related art, which is configured as described above, is disposed in an overlapped state between the first body 110 and the second body 120 so that the FPCB 130 is disposed. Since a space that can be moved must be secured, a gap T between the first body 110 and the second body 120 becomes large, thereby increasing the thickness of the terminal.

In addition, since the FPCB 130 according to the related art should be disposed so as not to be exposed to the outside between the first body 110 and the second body 120, the length of the FPCB 130 is increased. There is a problem in that the slide stroke of the terminal cannot be increased by a certain amount or more accordingly.

The present invention was created to solve the above problems of the prior art, an object of the present invention is to arrange the FPCB in the width direction on the side of the first body and the second body can reduce the thickness of the terminal The present invention provides a portable terminal capable of maximizing the slide stroke of the terminal.

According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a portable terminal including a first body, a second body slidably mounted to the first body, and one side of the first body and one side of the second body. Arranged to transmit a signal between the first body and the second body and the second body is composed of an FPCB folded in the width direction of the body when the slide movement in the longitudinal direction with respect to the first body It is characterized by.

The first body is characterized in that the lower surface is formed with an extended portion extending in the longitudinal direction, the upper side of the second body is disposed to face the extension portion.

The FPC is characterized in that it is disposed in a standing state in the space between the extension of the first body and the upper surface of the second body.

The FPC may include a first connection part connected to the first body, a second connection part connected to one side of the second body, and a folded part bent between the first connection part and the second connection part. It features.

Hereinafter, embodiments of a mobile terminal according to the present invention will be described with reference to the accompanying drawings.

3 is a partially cut perspective view of a portable terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, Figure 4 is a partially cut perspective view of a slide moved state of the portable terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, Figure 5 is a present invention 6 is a front view of a portable terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 6 is a front view illustrating a slide moved state of the portable terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

A portable terminal according to the present invention includes a first body 10 having a display 12 for displaying information and a printed circuit board 14 mounted thereon, and being slidably connected to the first body 10 to input information. The second body 20 to which the keypad assembly 22 and the battery 24 for supplying power are mounted, and the first body 10 is connected between the first body 10 and the second body 20. And FPCB 30 for transmitting a signal between the second body 20.

The first body 10 has a display 12 and an auxiliary keypad (not shown) is mounted on the front surface of the first body 10 is extended to a certain length in the lower direction on one side of the first body 10, the main printed circuit board 14 is mounted 16 is formed.

An upper side of the second body 20 is disposed to face the side surface of the substrate mounting portion of the first body 10, and is mounted on the lower surface of the first body 10 to be slidably movable.

Here, the first body 10 and the second body 20 extends 16 and the second body of the first body 10 when the second body 20 slides in the opening direction. Protective covers 26 and 28 are formed to prevent the space 32 between the upper surfaces of the 20 from being exposed to the outside.

The protective cover 26 extends in the longitudinal direction from the upper surface of the second body 20 to cover the lower surface of the space part. In addition, the protective cover 28 extends in the longitudinal direction from both sides of the extension portion of the first body and serves to cover both sides of the space 32.

The FPCB 30 is formed to be folded in the width direction of the body between the first body 10 and the second body 20. That is, the FPC 30 is disposed perpendicular to the space portion 32 between the upper surface of the first body 10 and the side surface of the extension portion 160, and one end thereof is the extension portion 160. It is inserted into the passage formed in the side wall of the connecting portion is connected to the main printed circuit board 14 mounted inside the extension portion 160, the other end of the second body through the passage formed on the upper side of the second body 20 It is connected to the battery 24 and the keypad assembly 22 mounted inside the 20, respectively.

As such, the FPC 30 according to the present exemplary embodiment is disposed vertically on the side surface of the first body 10 and the side surface of the second body 20, and is folded in the width direction of the body. It does not affect the thickness of the terminal can be reduced.

As shown in FIG. 7, the FPC 30 is provided with a first connector 38 connected to the FPC 30 mounted on the extension 16 of the first body 10. A second connection portion 36 on which a connection portion 34 and a second connector 40 connected to the keypad assembly 22 of the second body 20 are mounted, and the first connection portion 34 and the second connection portion It is comprised by the folding part 42 which folds between 36. As shown to FIG.

Here, the folded part 42 may be configured in plural according to the distance that the second body 20 slides with respect to the first body 10. That is, when the slide movement distance of the second body 20 becomes long, the FPC ratio 30 can be increased by folding the FPC ratio 30 a number of times, thereby maximizing the slide stroke of the second body 20. have.

The operation of the mobile terminal according to the present invention configured as described above will be described below.

When the second body 20 slides in the opening direction, the FPCB 30 connected to the upper side of the second body 20 is expanded and moved together with the second body 20. Here, the FPCB 30 is folded in the width direction of the body and can be folded many times according to the slide moving distance of the second body 20, so that the slide moving distance of the second body 20 is increased. You can do it at maximum.

When the second body 20 is slid in the closing direction, the FPC 30 is folded in the width direction of the body. As such, the FPC 30 is disposed perpendicularly to the space portion 32 between the upper surface of the second body 20 and the side surface of the extension portion 16 of the first body 10 and the width of the body. Since it is installed to be folded in the direction does not affect the thickness of the terminal can be made thinner terminal thickness.

The portable terminal according to the present invention constructed and operated as described above is disposed with the FPC ratio vertically disposed between the side surface of the protrusion formed on the lower side of the first body and the upper side surface of the second body and the width direction of the body. Since the structure can be folded, the thickness of the terminal can be reduced, and the number of FPCs can be folded many times, so that the slide stroke of the first body can be maximized.

Claims (8)

  1. A first body;
    A second body slidably mounted to the first body;
    Disposed between one side of the first body and one side of the second body to transmit a signal between the first body and the second body and the second body slides longitudinally with respect to the first body; A portable terminal comprising an FPCB folded in the width direction of the body.
  2. The method of claim 1,
    The first body is a mobile terminal, characterized in that the lower surface is formed with an extension extending in the longitudinal direction, the upper surface of the second body is disposed facing the extension.
  3. The method of claim 2,
    The first body is a portable terminal, characterized in that the display is mounted on the front surface and the main printed circuit board is mounted to the extension.
  4. The method of claim 2,
    The front panel of the second body is equipped with a keypad assembly for inputting information, the portable terminal, characterized in that the battery is detachably mounted on the back.
  5. The method of claim 2,
    The FPC is a portable terminal, characterized in that arranged in a space between the extension portion of the first body and the upper side of the second body.
  6. The method of claim 2,
    The FPC may include a first connection part connected to the first body, a second connection part connected to one side of the second body, and a folded part bent between the first connection part and the second connection part. A mobile terminal characterized by the above.
  7. The method of claim 6,
    And at least one folding portion.
  8. The method of claim 6,
    The FPC is a mobile terminal, characterized in that when the slide movement in the direction in which the second body is opened and moved along the second body and slide in the direction in which the second body is closed, the portable terminal is folded in the width direction of the body.
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