WO2010007732A1 - Holder apparatus - Google Patents

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WO2010007732A1
WO2010007732A1 PCT/JP2009/002961 JP2009002961W WO2010007732A1 WO 2010007732 A1 WO2010007732 A1 WO 2010007732A1 JP 2009002961 W JP2009002961 W JP 2009002961W WO 2010007732 A1 WO2010007732 A1 WO 2010007732A1
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財部康徳
小川直幸
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クラリオン株式会社
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    • G06F1/16Constructional details or arrangements
    • G06F1/1613Constructional details or arrangements for portable computers
    • G06F1/1632External expansion units, e.g. docking stations
    • 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
    • H04M1/04Supports for telephone transmitters or receivers
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/02Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof

Abstract

Provided is a holder apparatus of an electronic device, wherein the electronic device is easily installed in and removed from the holder apparatus, and the electronic device is securely held. A holder apparatus (1) is comprised of a holder body which has an insertion groove into which the lower edge of a portable electronic device (50) is freely inserted and provides a holder-side terminal (20) which is linked to the device-side terminal (57) when the portable electronic device (50) is inserted in the groove bottom of the insertion groove part; an adjustable clamping mechanism (60) which is provided in the holder body, projects into the insertion groove at least when the portable electronic device (50) is inserted, and clamps onto the portable electronic device (50); and a release mechanism (80) which, when the clamping mechanism (60) is released, pushes away the portable electronic device (50) from the groove bottom of the insertion groove in order to release the link of the device-side terminal (57) and the holder-side terminal (20).

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Holder device

The present invention relates to a portable holder device of an electronic apparatus.

Conventionally, a support stand device for attaching a portable navigation device on the car dashboard has been proposed (see Patent Document 1). The support stand device disclosed in Patent Document 1, by a mounting screw which projects from the mounting surface of the support stand device is engaged with the bottom formed in a mounting screw holes on the navigation device securing the navigation device. Further, a connector which is an electronic apparatus electrically connected to the inside of the cradle, configured to connect the electronic device and the cradle is proposed by placing the electronic device in the cradle (refer to Patent Document 2).

JP 2004-217143 JP JP 2005-85593 JP

However, the support stand device disclosed in patent document 1, for securing the navigation device to the support stand device by mounting screws, but the navigation device can be reliably fixed, operation of attaching and detaching the navigation device is complicated.
In the cradle disclosed in Patent Document 2, the electronic device by simply placing the electronic device can be connected to the connector, although it is easy attachment and detachment of the electronic equipment, the vibration of the vehicle such as the cradle generated when used in place of, the electronic device from the cradle there is a risk of falling off by the vibration.

The present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, the holder device of an electronic device, to facilitate attachment and detachment of the electronic device relative to the holder device and the object to make it possible reliably hold the electronic device to.

To solve the above problems, the present invention has an insertion groove which is freely insert the lower edge of the electronic device, the electronic device of the terminal connected to the groove bottom of the insertion groove when insertion of the electronic apparatus a holder body having a holder-side terminal that is provided on the holder main body, and projects in the insertion groove portion at least when insertion of the electronic device, release the gripping mechanism freely gripped, this gripping mechanism said electronic device while, in order to release the connection between the electronic apparatus terminal and the holder-side terminal, the holder device, wherein from the groove bottom of the insertion groove that a release mechanism push past the electronic apparatus provide.

According to this configuration, only by inserting the electronic device in the insertion groove of the holder main body, it is possible to connect the electronic equipment terminal and the holder-side terminal, the gripping mechanism can securely grip protrudes electronics in the insertion groove . In addition, the release mechanism, thereby releasing the gripping of the electronic device, it releases the connection between the terminal and the holder-side terminal of the electronic device pushes away the electronic device from the groove bottom. Therefore, the electronic device can be easily detachable from the holder device.

In the above structure, the gripping mechanism may comprise a pair of pawl members grip freely sides of the electronic device.
According to this arrangement, to grip the sides of the electronic device by a pair of pawl members can be arranged at a distance from one another a pair of claw members to the outer surface of the electronic device, stably electronics, and ensures They can be held to.

Further, the upper edge of the pair of pawl members may be is within the height of the holder body.
In this case, since the pawl member is does not project above the holder body, it is possible to suppress the height of the holder device. Therefore, in a state where no mounting the electronic device to the holder body, since there is nothing bulges upward of the holder body, can be effectively used space above the holder body, also neatly show that the appearance of the holder device there is also an effect on the appearance that it is.

Furthermore, the release mechanism is a release operating element, the operation of the release operation element may be a link mechanism for linking the gripping operation of the pair of pawl members.
In this case, since it is possible to manipulate the gripping operation of the claw member via the link mechanism by operating the release operation member, the electronic device can be easily detachable from the holder device.

Furthermore, the release mechanism comprises a the release operating element, the release operating element is provided slidably in the width direction on the front surface of the holder body may be releasably the release mechanism by a slide operation.
In this case, since the release operating element is provided on the front face of the holder body, good operability of the release operating element, it can easily operate the release mechanism. Further, the release operation element, to slide in the width direction of the holder main body, it is possible to suppress the height direction of the size of the holder body.

According to the present invention, the holder device of an electronic device, to facilitate attachment and detachment of the electronic device relative to the holder device, and can reliably hold the electronic device.

Plane of the holder device according to the present embodiment, front, bottom, right side, and a 5-view drawing showing the back, respectively. Is a diagram showing both a portable electronic device and holder device. It is a perspective view showing a state of mounting the portable electronic device to the holder device. The portable electronic device to the holder device is a front sectional view of a state of mounting. It is a front sectional view of the holder body. It is an exploded perspective view of the holder-side terminal and the holder body. Is an exploded perspective view showing the configuration of a support portion as viewed from the front of the holder body. Is an exploded perspective view showing the configuration of a support portion as viewed from the rear of the holder body. A configuration of a main portion of the gripping mechanism and release mechanism is a perspective view from the front side. A configuration of a main portion of the gripping mechanism and release mechanism is a front view seen from the rear side. Some illustrating the operation of the release mechanism is a sectional front view.

Hereinafter, with reference to the drawings will be described embodiments of the present invention.
Figure 1 is a 5-view drawing of the holder device 1 according to this embodiment. Figure 1 (a) ~ FIG 1 (e) are a plan view of the holder device 1, a front view, bottom view, right side view, and illustrates the rear. Figure 2 is a diagram showing both a portable electronic device 50 and the holder device 1. Figure 3 is a perspective view showing a state of mounting the portable electronic device 50 in the holder device 1.
Holder device 1 is a holder used to attach the portable electronic device 50 on a vehicle or the like. The portable electronic device 50, a personal navigation device (PND: Personal Navigation Device) or, PDA, camera, portable electronic equipment such as mobile telephones and the like. In this embodiment, it will be described as an example when installing a personal navigation device as a portable electronic device 50 in an automobile with the holder device 1. The holder device 1, when fitted with the portable electronic device 50 also functions as a charger of the portable electronic device 50.

As shown in FIG. 2, the portable electronic device 50 is formed into a thin has a flat housing 51. In front of the portable electronic device 50 includes a display panel 52 for displaying various information is provided. Display panel 52 is a touch panel, and has a function as a panel switch operated by a user. Also, on one side in the width direction of the portable electronic device 50, USB (Universal Serial Bus) terminal or the connection terminal 53 such as an earphone terminal is provided. Further, the portable electronic device 50 has a built-in battery, can be used the user is carrying.
Further, on both sides in the width direction of the portable electronic device 50, recesses 54 and 55 used to hold the portable electronic device 50 are formed respectively. Recess 54 in the height direction of the portable electronic device 50, is formed at a position lower than the concave portion 55.

Holder apparatus 1 comprises a portable electronic device 50 to merge freely holder body 2 is largely constituted by a supporting portion 3 for supporting the holder body 2.
Holder body 2 has an insertion groove 4 of the car shape, as shown in FIG. 2, the portable electronic device 50 is attached to the holder body 2 so as to be inserted into the insertion groove 4. That is, the insertion groove 4, portable groove bottom 5 for supporting the lower edge of the electronic device 50, the right wall 6 which surrounds the left and right sides of each of the portable electronic device 50, the left wall 7, and portable electronic device 50 wall 8 before the front and rear supports each have a rear wall 9, forming a squirrel shape for supporting the portable electronic device 50. The height of the insertion groove 4, as an example, is formed to a height about 1/3 of the height of the portable electronic device 50, the portable electronic device 50, its lower edge into the insertion groove 4 plugged in and is attached.

The lower surface of the holder body 2 is open on the lower surface of the holder body 2, and the lower cover 10 is attached to close the opening. Between the groove bottom 5 and the lower cover 10 of the insertion groove 4, the space for accommodating the gripping mechanism 60 and release mechanism 80 to be described later is formed.
The support unit 3 is connected to the lower portion of the holder body 2, and supports the holder body 2 from below. The end of the support unit 3, the mounting plate 11 attached to the mounting surface of the motor vehicle side. In this embodiment, the holder device 1 is via a mounting plate 11 attached to the dashboard of a car.

The front wall 8, in a state of mounting the portable electronic device 50, the front wall 8 so as not to overlap the display panel 52, the portion excluding the both ends is formed lower. At the center of a front wall 8, a long hole 8a extending in the width direction of the holder body 2 is formed, the long hole 8a is engaged with the long hole 8a, freely slide along the long hole 8a release operation element 17 is provided.

Moreover, the right wall 6 and the left wall 7 constitutes the side surface of the holder body 2, the pair of first claw 12 for fixing the portable electronic device 50 (claw members) and a second pawl 13 (claw members) It is provided, respectively. The first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is arranged projecting on the inside and outside of the plug groove 4 through a slit 14 formed respectively on the right wall 6 and the left wall 7. Although details will be described later, as shown in FIG. 3, the portable electronic device 50 is inserted into the insertion groove 4, to recesses 54 and 55 provided on the left and right sides of the portable electronic device 50, a first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is respectively engaged, the portable electronic device 50 is grasped. Thus, the portable electronic device 50 is fixed to the holder device 1.
Furthermore, the groove bottom 5 of the plug groove 4, and the holder-side terminal 20 to electrically connect the holder device 1 and the portable electronic device 50, two projections 22 for positioning the portable electronic device 50 is provided It is.

Further, each of the front wall 8 and rear wall 9 in the insertion groove 4, the support strip 15 for supporting the portable electronic device 50 are provided, respectively. Support rubber 15 is disposed symmetrically about the center in the width direction of the insertion groove 4 is provided in two places in the front wall 8 and rear wall 9. When the portable electronic device 50 in the insertion groove 4 is attached, the support strip 15 is pressed into the housing 51, supported in close contact with the housing 51.
Further, in the vicinity of the right wall 6 in the rear wall 9, the terminal 16 is provided with a cable for supplying a signal or power from other devices such as a (not shown) is connected. Terminal 16 is connected to a printed circuit board which is accommodated in the holder device 1 (not shown).

Figure 4 is a front sectional view of a state of mounting the portable electronic device 50 in the holder device 1.
Surface in a state of mounting the portable electronic device 50 in the holder device 1 the portable electronic device 50 is in contact with the groove bottom 5, i.e., the bottom 56 of the portable electronic device 50, the portable electronic device 50 and the holder device 1 device-side terminals 57 for connecting the holder-side terminal 20, and engagement hole 58 is provided for positioning. Further, the bottom 56 slide groove 59 is formed recessed toward the inside of the portable electronic device 50. Device-side terminals 57 at the bottom 56, provided at the center in the width direction of the portable electronic device 50, engaging holes 58 are respectively provided at two positions near both ends of the device-side terminals 57. The slide groove 59 is positioned outside in the width direction of the portable electronic device 50 than each of the engaging hole 58 are formed in two places.
Each of the slide groove 59, the bottom surface 56a of the groove are formed to be recessed obliquely. Each of the bottom 56a has the deepest formed deep 60a on the side of the second pawl 13, the depth of the grooves toward the shallow portion 60b which is located from the deep 60a on the side of the first pawl 12 is is formed so as to gradually become shallower. Moreover, deep 60a are formed parallel to the groove bottom 5.

Holder-side terminal 20 of the holder device 1 described above is provided at the center in the width direction of the groove bottom 5 corresponding to the device-side terminals 57. Further, the projections 22 provided on the groove bottom 5 is engaged with each engaging hole 58 of the portable electronic device 50, which positions the portable electronic device 50. Furthermore, the groove bottom 5, portable and release guide 18 projecting into each of the slide groove 59 of the electronic device 50 is located respectively in a state of mounting the portable electronic device 50 in the holder device 1, the release guide 18 is projected into the deep 60a.
Thus, in the holder device 1, the projection 22 of the holder body 2, to engage the engaging hole 58 of the portable electronic device 50, the portable electronic device 50 is attached to the holder body 2 is correctly positioned It is. Thus, the holder-side terminal 20 together can be reliably connected to the apparatus-side terminal 57, it is possible to project the release guide 18 in the correct position of the slide groove 59.

Figure 5 is a front sectional view of the holder body 2. Figure 6 is an exploded perspective view of the holder-side terminal 20 and the holder body 2.
Holder-side terminal 20, the holder-side terminal body 21 which is connected to the device-side terminals 57, the plate 23 projection 22 is erected, the rubber plates 24, 25 sandwiching the holder-side terminal body 21 and the plate 23 and, the holder configured with a fixing plate 26 for fixing the negative terminal body 21 to the holder body 2.
The holder-side terminal body 21 is assembled together with the plate 23, forming a terminal subassembly 21a. On both surfaces of the plate 23 in the terminal subassembly 21a, protrudes like holder-side terminal main body 21 and projections 22, the rubber plates 24, 25 and the fixed plate 26, such as the holder-side terminal body 21 and projection 22 to penetrate opening is formed respectively. Also, the rubber plate 24 and 25, the elastic is composed of relatively large rubber.
The holder-side terminal 20 is inside the holder body 2 are connected to the printed circuit board.

In the center of the groove bottom 5 in the holder body 2, the opening 5a is formed. The holder-side terminal body 21 and the projections 22 protrude the opening 5a through to the insertion groove 4. The periphery of the opening 5a attachment surface 5b of the rubber plate 24 is attached is formed.
Then, the holder-side terminal body 21 places the terminal subassembly 21a which is sandwiched by the rubber plates 24, 25 to the mounting surface 5b, attached by screws through the fixing plate 26 from the lower side of the holder body 2.

That is, the holder-side terminal body 21 is sandwiched between the rubber plates 24, 25 having elasticity is fixed to the holder main body 2 by floating structure. Thus, the holder-side terminal 20, since the holder body 2 in a floating state, can move slightly, even as a portable electronic device 50 is inserted with a positional deviation, the holder-side terminal 20 There to move in response to the portable electronic device 50 can be easily mounted portable electronic device 50. Further, with respect to the holder body 2 and the portable electronic device 50, even if an external force is applied by the vibration of the vehicle, it is possible to absorb an external force by the floating structure, it is possible to reduce the external force applied to the holder-side terminal 20 and apparatus-side terminal 57 .

Further, as shown in FIG. 6, in the vicinity of both ends of the opening 5a, the guide hole 5c of the release guide 18 penetrates are formed respectively. Guide hole 5c formed in the two places, it extends in the width direction of the holder body 2, respectively, the guide walls 5d is erected toward the lower direction of the holder body 2 on its edge. Release guide 18 is more reliably guided by the guide wall 5d.

Figure 7 is an exploded perspective view showing the configuration of a supporting part 3 as viewed from the front of the holder body 2. Figure 8 is an exploded perspective view showing the configuration of a supporting part 3 as viewed from the rear of the holder body 2.
Support 3 is adjustable constituting the mounting angle for supporting the holder body 2 in the vertical and horizontal directions.
Support 3 includes a base 90 which is fixed to the mounting plate 11 (FIG. 1), an adjustment plate 91 which is interposed between the base 90 and the holder body 2, the base 90, the adjustment plate 91 and the holder body 2 and a bolt 92 for connecting.

Base 90 is used in combination with the adjustment plate 91, the back and forth direction holder body 2 for supporting the holder body 2 so as to be movable. Base 90 is fixed to the installation surface through the mounting plate 11, the upper portion of the base 90, the convex portion 93 of semi-cylindrical shape is formed. Protrusions 93, the axial direction of the semi-cylindrical shape, are arranged perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the adjustment plate 91. That is, the upper surface of the base 90, a convex curved surface 94 which corresponds to the outer peripheral surface of the semi-cylindrical shape is formed, when moving along the circumferential direction of the convex curved surface 94, it will move in the longitudinal direction of the base 90.
On the other hand, the adjustment plate 91 has, on its underside, has a concave curved surface 95 of the curved engaging match the convex surface 94 of the base 90. Thus, the adjustment plate 91, on the convex surface 94 of the base 90, the circumferential direction of the convex curved surface 94, i.e., is slidable in the longitudinal direction of the base 90.

The convex surface 94 of the base 90, the concave-convex portion 94a extending linearly in the axial direction of the projections 93 of semi-cylindrical shape formed with a plurality at equal intervals, the concave surface 95 of the adjustment plate 91, engage the irregular portion 94a linear shape ridge portions 95a fit is formed with a plurality at equal intervals. Further, in the both edge portions in the width direction of the convex portion 93, the guide 93a for regulating the movement in the width direction of the adjusting plate 91 are respectively erected.
In other words, the adjustment plate 91 is attached to the base 90 in a state irregular portion 95a is meshed to the uneven portion 94a of the base 90. Uneven portion 94a and the concave-convex portion 95a and the meshing gap properly, equally spaced plural form the uneven portion 94a, respectively, to correspond to the spacing 95a, adjustment plate 91 relative to the base 90, different for each equidistantly it can be engaged at the position. The adjustment plate 91 is restricted from moving in the width direction of the base 90 by the guide 93a. Therefore, adjustment plate 91 is hardly moved in the width direction, it moves back and forth direction of the base 90 along the circumferential direction of the convex curved surface 94.

Base 90 has a through hole 90a which the bolt 92 is inserted through a central portion. Through-holes 90a are the long hole extending in the longitudinal direction of the base 90, the bolt 92 is movable within the through hole 90a. A part of the portion located in front of the through hole 90a in the projection 93 are cut in front of the through-holes 90a, uneven portions 94a is formed only on both ends in the width direction of the convex portion 93 there.
Further, a nut that engages the bolt 92 (not shown) is provided below the through hole 90a.

Adjustment plate 91 has a through hole 91a which the bolt 92 passes through the center thereof. The edge of the through hole 91a in the upper surface of the adjustment plate 91, the convex portion 91b which abuts the inside of the receiving surface of the holder body 2 (not shown) is formed.
Bolt 92 protrudes through the bolt holes 9a provided on the back side of the holder body 2 is fitted into the through hole 91a and the through hole 90a.

As shown in FIG. 8, the lower lid 10 of the holder body 2, the center is open, the base 90 and the adjustment plate 91 is fitted into the opening, by being tightened by the bolt 92 and the nut It is fixed to the holder body 2. Accordingly, the support portion 3 and the holder body 2 is connected.

As mentioned above, the support unit 3 is adjustable constituting the mounting angle for supporting the holder body 2 in the vertical and horizontal directions. In the holder device 1, by loosening the bolts 92, it is possible to the mounting angle of the holder body 2 and the adjustment state.
When adjusting the mounting angle of the lateral direction of the holder body 2, loosening the bolt 92, the holder body 2 is rotatable to the right and left about the bolt 92 as a sliding surface convex portion 91b of the adjustment plate 91 . Thus, the user, after adjusting the mounting angle of the left and right of the holder main body 2, by tightening the bolts 92, the mounting angle can be fixed at a desired angle.
Also, when adjusting the mounting angle of the vertical direction of the holder body 2, loosening the bolt 92, the holder body 2 is movable in the longitudinal direction of the base 90 along the circumferential direction of the convex curved surface 94 with adjusting plate 91 . Adjustment plate 91 to engage the base 90 at different positions in equal intervals, the user moves the adjustment plate 91 with the holder body 2, the mounting angle of the vertical direction of the holder body 2 can be adjusted stepwise. After adjusting the mounting angle, by tightening the bolts 92, the mounting angle can be fixed at a desired angle.

Thus, in the holder device 1, since the supporting unit 3 can adjust the angle for supporting the holder body 2 in the vertical and horizontal directions, the desired position of the portable electronic device 50 attached to the holder body 2 user It can be adjusted to. Further, the vertical direction of the mounting angle of the holder body 2, since the concave and convex portion 94a and the concave-convex portion 95a is fixed meshed, the mounting angle can be firmly fixed. Thus, even if an external force is applied to the holder device 1 due to vibration or the like of the vehicle, it is possible to prevent the mounting angle of the holder body 2 is changed. Further, by adjusting the range of forming concavo-convex portion 94a, a 95a, it can be easily set an adjustable range mounting angle. For example, by setting a small adjustable range the mounting angle, it is possible to prevent the holder body 2 is mounted to tilt angle more than necessary.

Meanwhile holder device 1 of the present embodiment, the portable electronic device 50 gripping mechanism 60 and freely grasp the portable electronic device 50 to displace release mechanism from the groove bottom 5 of the plug groove 4 together with releasing the holding mechanism 60 It is equipped with a 80. Hereinafter, the gripping mechanism 60 and release mechanism 80 with reference to description of FIG. 9-11.

Figure 9 is a perspective view from the front side of the structure of a main part of the gripping mechanism 60 and release mechanism 80. Figure 10 is a front view of a structure of a main portion of the gripping mechanism 60 and release mechanism 80 from the back side.
Gripping mechanism 60 includes a first pawl 12 and second pawl 13, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 and a torsion coil spring 65 biases the inner side of insertion groove 4 there.

The first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 at its upper edge, respectively, the claw portions 12a respectively engaging the recesses 54 and 55 of the portable electronic device 50, 13a is facing inward of the insertion groove 4 It is formed. In addition, the lower edge of the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13, the pawl portions 12a, 13a perpendicular to the first pawl 12 and the shaft 12b projecting on either side of each of the second claw 13, 13b There has been formed. The first pawl 12 and second pawl 13, the axial 12b, 13b is, by being fitted into a support hole formed on the side of the holder body 2 (not shown), the slit 14 of the holder body 2 They are attached to. The first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is rotatable about the axis 12b, and 13b, it is possible projects inside and outside of the plug groove 4 through the slit 14.
Furthermore, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is formed lower than the height of the holder body 2, the upper edge of the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is in the height of the holder body 2 It has subsided.

As shown in FIG. 10, the shaft 12b, the 13b, the torsion coil spring 65 biases the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 to the inside of the insertion groove 4 each are respectively attached. That is, in a state in which the portable electronic device 50 is not inserted into the holder body 2, by being biased by the torsion coil spring 65 the pawl portions 12a, 13a protrudes to the inside of the insertion groove 4. Here, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is formed corresponding to the positional relationship between the recesses 54 and 55, the first pawl 12 is formed shorter than the second pawl 13 there. Further, the first pawl 12 so as to correspond to the length difference between the second pawl 13, by varying the strength of the torsion coil spring 65, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 gripping force is set to be equal. Furthermore, the strength of the torsion coil springs 65 and 66, the claw portions 12a, 13a is changed according to the area of ​​the contact surface in contact with the portable electronic device 50, may be the gripping force are equal.

When the portable electronic device 50 is inserted into the holder body 2, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13, the portable electronic device 50 of the pushed away to the housing 51 outwardly of the plug groove 4 to rotate. Furthermore, as shown in Figure 3, when the portable electronic device 50 is inserted in the insertion groove 4 to a predetermined depth, recesses 54,55 of the portable electronic device 50, each claw portion 12a, at a position overlapping with 13a reached, the claw portions 12a, 13a is engaged with the recess 54, 55 is pressed against the inner side direction of the insertion groove 4 by the biasing force of the coil spring 65. Thus, in the holder device 1, engaging the portable electronic device 50 only inserting the insertion groove 4, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is automatically concave 54 and 55 are energized to focus, can easily grip the portable electronic device 50.

As shown in FIG. 9, the release mechanism 80 includes a slider 61 located in the center of the interior of the holder body 2, located on the side of the first pawl 12, a link mechanism 62 connected to the side of the holder body 2 , located on the side of the second pawl 13, and a link mechanism 63 connected to the side of the holder body 2.
Specifically, release mechanism 80 includes a slider 61 that slides in the width direction of the holder body 2 inside the holder body 2, and a release operation element 17 used in the operation of the slider 61, the operation of the release operation element 17 first and the claw 12 and the link mechanism 62, 63 for interlocking respectively with the operation of the second claw 13, the slider spring 64 for biasing the slider 61, and includes a release guide 18.

Link mechanism 63 for rotating the second pawl 13 is provided with a shaft 13b, and a lever 67 which is formed at the lower end of the second pawl 13. Lever 67 has a lower end and a first lever portion 67a that extends obliquely downward to the center of the holder body 2 from the second claw 13, and a second lever portion 67b extending further bent upward from the first lever portion 67a ing.
Linkage 62 for rotating the first pawl 12 includes a shaft 12b, a lever 68 formed at the lower end of the first pawl 12, a cam 69 that pushes up the lever 68, the cam guide 70 for guiding the cam 69 He is equipped with a. Lever 68, extends from the lower end of the first pawl 12 diagonally downward to the center of the holder body 2. The cam 69 and the cam guide 70, inside the holder body 2 in the vicinity of the first pawl 12, which is connected to the holder body 2.

The slider 61 has a plate-shaped slider body 71, in the slider body 71, for supporting the lever contact portion 72 for actuating the lever 67, the cam contact portion 73 for actuating the cam 69, the release guide 18 a support portion 74, and a spring mounting portion 75 the slider spring 64 is attached.

The slider 61 is guided by formed inside the guide groove of the holder body 2 (not shown), and is configured to be slidable in the width direction of the holder body 2 inside the holder body 2. The slider 61 is released operating element 17 is mounted, the release operation element 17 protrudes from the front wall 8 (Figure 3). The spring mounting portion 75 of the slider 61, one end of the slider spring 64 is attached, the other end of the slider spring 64 is attached to the mounting portion of the holder body 2 (not shown). The slider spring 64 is attached to the slider 61 so as to always urge the side of the second pawl 13. Therefore, the slider 61 except during operation to be slid by the user or the like, is always located on the side of the second pawl 13 within the holder body 2.
Then, as shown in FIG. 3, the release operation element 17, except during operation by a user is located on the edge of the side of the second pawl 13 in a long hole 8a of the front wall 8. The user, by operating the release operation element 17 on the side of the first pawl 12, it is possible to slide the slider 61 on the side of the first pawl 12.

Lever contact portion 72 is formed in the slider body 71 so as to bend the ends of the side of the second pawl 13. Lever contact portion 72 is located below the lever 67, when the slider 61 is slid to the side of the first pawl 12, the lever contact portion 72 is configured to abut the lever 67. Further, on the side of the further second claw 13 than the lever contact portion 72, parallel portion 72a extending in parallel continuously with lever contact portion 72 is formed.
Cam contact portion 73 is formed in the slider body 71 so as to bend the end portion of the side of the first pawl 12. Configured cam contact portion 73 is located closer to the center of the holder body 2 than the cam 69, when the slider 61 is slid to the side of the first pawl 12, the cam abutment portion 73 abuts against the cam 69 It is. Further, on the side of the further central holder body 2 than the cam abutment portion 73, are formed parallel portion 73a extending in parallel continuously with the cam abutment portion 73.

Supporting portion 74 is formed to protrude from the slider body 71 in the depth direction of the holder body 2 are respectively one place on both sides of the release operation element 17. Then, to each of the support portions 74, the release guide 18 each is erected. Release guide 18, as shown in FIG. 2, protrudes from the guide hole 5c of the groove bottom 5, when the slider 61 is slid to the side of the first pawl 12, in conjunction with the slider 61 of the first pawl 12 moving parallel to the side.

Figure 11 is a partial cross-sectional front view showing the operation of the release mechanisms 80. Here, it is not shown in Figure 11, the holder main body 2.
11 (a) is a portable electronic device 50 is mounted in the insertion groove 4 shows a state of being gripped by the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13. In this state, the slider 61 is urged by the slider spring 64 (FIG. 9), the holder body 2 is located on the edge of the side of the second pawl 13. Further, the release guide 18 is positioned in the deep 60a in the slide groove 59 of the portable electronic device 50, the tip of the release guide 18 is not in contact with the deep 60a.

FIG. 11 (b), release operation element 17 is operated by the user and the slider 61 indicates the phase of the course to be moved to the side of the first pawl 12. In this state, the lever abutting portion 72 with the movement of the slider 61 abuts against the lever 67, the lever 67 is displaced, the second pawl 13 is rotated to the outside of the holder body 2 which is connected to the lever 67 It is.
Further, with the movement of the slider 61, the cam abutment portion 73 abuts on the cam 69, the cam 69 moves upward pushes the lever 68 by the cam guide 70, the first pawl 12 which is connected to the lever 68 There has been rotated to the outside of the holder body 2.

Thus, the release mechanism 80 by operating the release operation element 17 acts, grip the portable electronic device 50 according to the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is released.
Further, the second lever portion 67b is in contact with the parallel portion 72a, the cam 69 is in contact with the parallel portion 73a, a second lever portion 67b and the cam 69 is in contact with a plane parallel respectively. Thus, even if the move to the side of Figure 11 further slider 61 than the state of (b) the first pawl 12, the second lever portion 67b and the cam 69, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 does not act further force to rotate, does not rotate on the outside of the holder body 2 than necessary first pawl 12 and second pawl 13.

In the state of FIG. 11 (b), the release guide 18 moves together with the slider 61, has started to contact with the bottom surface 56a of the slide groove 59. The timing of the release guide 18 begins to contact with the bottom surface 56a is then gripped the portable electronic device 50 according to the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is released by the release mechanism 80. Then, according to the release guide 18 moves toward the shallow portion 60b, the release guide 18 is to displace the portable electronic device 50. through the bottom surface 56a upward.

FIG. 11 (c), is operated release operation element 17 by the user, the slider 61 shows a state that has been moved to the end side of the first pawl 12. In this state, release guide 18 has reached the shallow portion 60b of the slide groove 59, along with this, the portable electronic device 50 is pushed away upward by the release guide 18, and the holder-side terminal 20 and the device-side terminal 57 connection has been released.
When the user ends the operation of the release operation element 17 the slider 61 is biased by the slider spring 64, returns to the second pawl 13 side of the end in the interior of the holder body 2.

Thus, the release operation element 17 can be releasably actuating the release mechanism 80 by operating on the side of the first claw 12, thereby releasing the grip of the portable electronic device 50 by the gripping mechanism 60, pushes away the portable electronic device 50 by the release guide 18, it releases the connection between the holder-side terminal 20 and the device-side terminal 57. Therefore, only by operating the release operation element 17 once, you can easily remove the portable electronic device 50. Also, release mechanism 80, after releasing the gripping of the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13, for displacing the portable electronic device 50 by the release guide 18, the portable electronic device 50 from reliably holder body 2 it can be removed.

As described above, according to the embodiment according to the present invention, by simply inserting the portable electronic device 50 into the insertion groove 4 of the holder body 2, can be connected to the device-side terminals 57 and the holder-side terminal 20 together, it projected first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 is in the insertion groove 4, for engaging a recess 54 and 55 of the portable electronic device 50 can reliably hold the portable electronic device 50. Furthermore, the release mechanism 80 thereby releasing the grip of the portable electronic device 50 can be disconnected from the device-side terminals 57 and holder-side terminal 20 pushes away the portable electronic device 50 from the groove bottom 5. Therefore, the portable electronic device 50 can be easily detachable from the holder device 1.

Further, in order to grip the sides of the portable electronic device 50 by the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13, the first pawl 12 on the outer surface of the portable electronic device 50 and the second pawl 13 with each other distance can be spaced, the portable electronic device 50 in a stable manner, and can be reliably held.

Further, since the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 does not project above the holder body 2, it is possible to suppress the height of the holder device 1. Therefore, in a state that does not have a portable electronic device 50 to the holder body 2, since there is nothing bulges above the holder body 2, it can be effectively used space above the holder body 2, also the holder device 1 there is also an effect on the appearance of being able to show the appearance and clean. Furthermore, when installing the holder device 1 in an automobile dashboard, the height of the holder device 1 is kept low, there is an advantage that hardly disturb the occupant's view of an automobile.

Furthermore, since it is possible to manipulate the gripping operation of the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 through the link mechanism 62 and 63 by operating the release operation element 17, readily attach and detach the portable electronic device 50 with respect to the holder device 1 it can.
Furthermore, since the release operation element 17 is provided on the front face of the holder body 2, good operability of the release operation element 17, can easily operate the release mechanism 80. Further, the release operation element 17, to slide in the width direction of the holder body 2, it is possible to suppress the height direction of the size of the holder body 2.

Incidentally, the above-described embodiment, there is shown an embodiment according to the present invention, the present invention is not limited to the above embodiment. For example, in the above embodiment, the first pawl 12 and second pawl 13 has been described as being provided respectively on the right wall 6 and the left wall 7 constitutes the side surface of the holder body 2, the present invention will now It is not limited to, where the provision of the pawl is not limited to the right wall 6 and the left wall 7. For example, it may be respectively provided nail the front wall 8 and rear wall 9. In the above embodiment, the claw portions 12a, 13a, in a state where the portable electronic device 50 is not inserted into the holder body 2, by being biased by the torsion coil spring 65, the claw portions 12a, 13a has been described as projecting to the inside of the insertion groove 4. The present invention is not limited to this, if at least the portable electronic device 50 is inserted into the holder body 2, the claw portions 12a, 13a may be projected to the inside of the insertion groove 4. It is a matter of course be arbitrarily changed even detailed configuration of the other holder device 1.

1 holder device 2 holder body 3 supporting part 4 insertion groove 5 groove bottom 12 first pawl 13 second pawl 17 releases the operating element 18 releases the guide 20 holder-side terminal 50 portable electronic device 54, 55 recess 57 apparatus-side terminal 59 slide groove 60 gripping mechanism 61 slider 62, 63 link mechanism 80 releasing mechanism

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  1. Has an insertion groove which is freely insert the lower edge of the electronic device, the holder body having a holder-side terminal to which the electronic equipment terminal connected to the groove bottom of the insertion groove when insertion of the electronic apparatus,
    Provided in the holder body, at least the projecting upon insertion of the electronic device into the insertion groove portion, the grip freely gripping mechanism said electronic device,
    While releasing the gripping mechanism, in order to release the connection of the electronic equipment terminal and the holder-side terminal, a release mechanism for displacing the electronic device from the groove bottom of the insertion groove,
    Holder apparatus comprising the.
  2. Holder device according to claim 1, wherein the gripping mechanism is provided with a side pair of pawl members freely gripping of the electronic device.
  3. Holder device according to claim 2, characterized in that the upper edge of the pair of pawl members is within the height of the holder body.
  4. The release mechanism and is released operator,
    Holder device according to operation of the release operation element to claim 2 characterized in that a link mechanism that links to the gripping operation of the pair of pawl members.
  5. The release operating element is provided slidably in the width direction on the front surface of the holder body, the holder device according to claim 4, characterized in that the freely release the release mechanism by a slide operation.
  6. The release mechanism comprises a the release operating element,
    The release operation element is provided slidably in the width direction on the front surface of the holder body, the holder device according to claim 1, characterized in that the freely release the release mechanism by a slide operation.
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