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Push Button

Push Button patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

10/23/14 - 20140311879 - Button assembly and electronic device having the same
An exemplary button assembly for use in an electronic device includes a casing, a switch, a button, a spacer, and a coil spring. The casing is connected to the electronic device. The switch is arranged under the casing. The button is received in the casing. The spacer is received in...

10/09/14 - 20140299454 - Multi-chamber keys
A device comprises a key containing an upper closed chamber with a first gel and a lower closed chamber with a second gel. The key contains a divider portion interposedly common to the upper chamber and the lower chamber. The portion laterally traverses the key....

10/02/14 - 20140291133 - Keycap structure of a button and method of making thereof
A keycap structure of a button includes a cap body, a plurality of clamping members and a covering member. The cap body is made of metal and has a first surface and a second surface. The covering member is disposed on the first surface. Each clamping member is connected to...

08/14/14 - 20140224630 - Button mechanism and related electronic device
A button mechanism includes a base, a button and two resilient components. The base includes an accommodating slot structure and two guiding pillars, the pillars are disposed by sides of the accommodating slot structure. The button includes a pressing portion and two supporting portions. The pressing portion is movably disposed...

08/14/14 - 20140224631 - Switch device
A switch device includes a circuit board disposed in a tubular holder case, a control button disposed for movement along the longitudinal directions of the holder case, the control button being actuated by pressing from outside of the switch device, and a switch unit mounted on the circuit board, the...

04/24/14 - 20140110234 - Key structure of keyboard
A key structure of a keyboard includes an intermediate plate, a keycap, a scissors-type connecting member, and an elastic element. The intermediate plate includes a hollow portion and a position-limiting recess. The position-limiting recess is formed in a lower part of the intermediate plate and in communication with the hollow...

03/20/14 - 20140076701 - Switch triggering device
A switch triggering device of an electronic device is provided. By the switch triggering device, a switch on a top surface of a circuit board can be controlled from a bottom side of the electronic device. The switch triggering device includes a first linkage element, a second linkage element and...

03/13/14 - 20140069789 - Cylindrical activation of menu buttons
Cylindrical switch assemblies and methods of making the same are provided. Cylindrical switch assemblies can mitigate false presses by using switch assembly designs with vertically or near vertically mounted activation elements positioned around a perimeter of a button. The activation elements (e.g., switches) of the switch assemblies may be fixed...

01/09/14 - 20140008194 - Button mechanism with easy assembly and electronic device therewith
A button mechanism includes a casing, a frame, a fixing structure, a button and at least one resilient component. An opening is formed on the casing. The frame is installed inside the casing and located in a position corresponding to the opening. The fixing structure is disposed on the casing...

12/19/13 - 20130334018 - Keyboard with storable keys
Systems and apparatuses are disclosed that enable ultrathin keyboards and the storing keys of an associated physical keyboard to a storage position. The systems comprise a keycap, a keyswitch mechanism coupled to the keycap, a translatable base frame and a spring mechanism to bias the keycap into an operating position....

11/28/13 - 20130313092 - Press operation device
A first operation member includes a first sidewall and a first engaged part. A second operation member includes a second sidewall and a second engaged part. A holding member includes a holding member main body, a first engagement part, a second engagement part, an elastically deformable part, a first limiting...

09/19/13 - 20130240338 - Switch apparatus
A switch apparatus adapted to be assembled with a casing of an electronic product, the switch apparatus includes a control device having a base portion, a position portion, at least a pressing portion, and a linking portion having one end connected to the casing. A resilient element is installed in...

08/15/13 - 20130206561 - Electrical switch
An electrical switch has a fixed contact and a moving contact moving between a first position in contact with the fixed contact and a second position not in contact with the fixed contact. An operating mechanism moves the moving contact and includes a resiliently biased presser resiliently pressing upon the...

07/11/13 - 20130175149 - Button spring
The present subject matter discloses a button spring. The button spring includes a first beam and a second beam that extend from an edge of a button spring hole. The first and second beams are connected by a cross-member, and a third beam extends from the cross-member and between the...

06/27/13 - 20130161168 - Self-locking switch
A self-locking switch including a button sub-assembly and a housing sub-assembly. The button sub-assembly includes at least one button with a tab extending from a lower surface at a first end and at least one shaft engagement point on the lower surface at a second end, and a bracket comprising...

05/23/13 - 20130126322 - Top push switch
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is provided, including a dome of a top push switch configured to contact, upon pushing, an inner pad of a base, fixing paste connecting the dome to an outer pad of the base; and a covering tape on...

05/23/13 - 20130126323 - Keyswitch
A keyswitch includes a casing, a key cap and a support device rotatably disposed between the key cap and the casing. One of the casing and the key cap has a first magnetic area and the support device has a second magnetic area corresponding to the first magnetic area. When...

05/16/13 - 20130118873 - Electronic device having key switch
An electronic device includes a body, a key switch and a limiting mechanism secured to the body. The body includes a top wall defining an aperture. The key switch includes a touch switch, an actuating member for actuating the touch switch when being pressed, and a key cap received in...

03/21/13 - 20130068599 - Switch
There is provided a switch including a case, fixed electrodes provided in the case, a movable electrodes and a pressing member. The movable electrode is provided in the case, and is displaced between a first position where the fixed electrodes are electrically connected to each other and a second position...

03/14/13 - 20130062174 - Cam-action anti-roll button
A cam-action anti-rolling mechanism for buttons is described herein. One embodiment may take the form of a button having a body with a slot extending therethrough. The slot has a normal orientation to a direction of motion for the button. The button also includes a cam bar having a first...

02/28/13 - 20130048482 - Switch device and vehicle door outer handle system
A switch device includes: a switch housing case; a holder fixedly placed inside the case; a switch fixedly housed inside the holder; and multiple switch buttons each capable of making pressing force act on the switch. An intermediate cap integrally including a lid portion covering the switch and a tubular...

02/07/13 - 20130032457 - Pushbutton switch
A pushbutton switch configured to switch a mains voltage or line voltage while providing a tactile feedback to a user. The pushbutton switch includes a base having a plurality of fixed contacts, a movable contact having a plurality of contact points fitted within the base and configured to move from...

01/10/13 - 20130008766 - Switch unit
A switch unit includes an operating component, and a base portion that supports the operating component capable of being pressed in criss-cross directions. The base portion is provided with a plurality of T-shaped regulating components that are formed in positions in directions sandwiched between the criss-cross directions. Each of the...

12/27/12 - 20120325634 - Push button and electronic device having same
A push button for mounting on a shell includes a button body depressibly engaged in a through hole defined in the shell, a flexible circuit board, a rigid plate attaching to the shell and a conductive spring tab. The flexible circuit board is arranged between the a button body and...

09/20/12 - 20120234659 - Push button structure with curved lever
The present invention is to provide a push button structure including a casing and a button body that are integrally formed by injection molding. The casing has an opening that extends through the surface of the casing. The button body is formed within the opening, and has an outer periphery...

07/19/12 - 20120181155 - Electronic apparatus
Key impact noise produced during data entry operations is abated with a configuration in which the deformable portion of the resilient member can abut the bottom surface of the key top and a gap is formed between the key top and the membrane sheet when the key top is displaced...

07/12/12 - 20120175232 - Structurally enhanced switch assemblies
Slide switch assemblies with structural enhancements are provided for use in electronic devices. Slide switch assemblies in accordance with embodiments the invention can include a button, an engagement member, and switch box. The engagement member couples the button to the switch box and translates any movement of the button to...

06/28/12 - 20120160647 - Push switch and method of manufacturing the same
A push switch comprising: a button made of a flexible material having a cap shaped top operation part, a flat part formed extending laterally from an edge of an opening in the top operation part, and a side wall formed extending downward from an outer edge of the flat part;...

06/28/12 - 20120160648 - Keyswitch and keyboard
A keyswitch includes a cover, a frame, a keycap, two connecting parts, and a base. The cover has an opening. The frame is disposed under the cover. The base is disposed under the frame. The keycap is located in the opening. The keycap has two opposite edges. The two connecting...

06/21/12 - 20120152709 - Key device for electronic apparatus
An exemplary key device includes a circuit board, a frame, a cap, a partition board and two protrusions. The circuit board has two contacts thereon. The cap is configured on the frame and includes a bottom surface facing the circuit board. The partition board extends down from the bottom surface...

06/21/12 - 20120152710 - Power button and electronic device using same
A power button includes a holder and a push-button. The holder includes an assembling hole defined therein, an annular groove defined on a top portion of an inner wall of the assembling hole, and a latching slot defined in the inner wall of the assembling hole located adjacent to and...

06/21/12 - 20120152711 - Touch pad device
A touch pad for an operating button of an electronics device provides a contact point for tactile input through the button. The button is adhesively mounted to the button, the surface of the electronics device surrounding the button, or both button and surrounding surface. The pad preferably fully overlies the...

06/07/12 - 20120138438 - Input key and manufacturing method thereof
A key includes a base and a top cover. The base is made of a non-plated first plastic material. The base defines a through hole in a center portion, and a plurality of receiving portions surrounding and communicating with the through hole. The top cover is made of plated second...

05/10/12 - 20120111704 - Apparatus and method for a user input element in an electronic device
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is disclosed, comprising: a translucent user input element body; a first layer comprising a first shade, the first layer disposed on a surface of the translucent user input element body; a second layer comprising a second shade, the...

05/03/12 - 20120103772 - Operation key and terminal device
The operation key is equipped with a first surface which protrudes upwards in an entire region and has an upper side which is smoothly curved part having a maximum point between both corners and a second surface which overlays the curved part and the opposing side of the first surface,...

03/22/12 - 20120067711 - Electronic device having waterproof button
An electronic device includes a housing and a button assembly. The housing defines a through hole. The button assembly includes a button, a first sealing frame, a second sealing frame, and a sticking layer. The button includes a button body and a plate. The button body is attached to the...

03/15/12 - 20120061220 - Keypad assembly and electronic device using the same
A keypad assembly includes a support member, a key switch, a rotation member and a resilient member. The key switch is fixed on the support member, and includes a triggering portion. The keycap is located opposite to the triggering portion. The rotation member is rotatably connected to the keycap. The...

03/01/12 - 20120048697 - Button structure of portable electronic device
A button structure includes a pressing member and a housing. The pressing member has a plate portion and a pressing portion protruding from the plate portion, and the plate portion is elastic. The housing has an end wall defining a through hole. The pressing member is assembled in the housing,...

02/23/12 - 20120043190 - Button structure
A button structure includes an installation assembly, a slidable member, a pressable member, and a first resilient member and a second resilient member. The slidable member is slidably attached to the installation assembly. A pressable portion is formed on the slidable member. The pressable member is pivotably mounted to the...

02/16/12 - 20120037482 - Keypad assembly and electronic device using the same
A keypad assembly includes a keypad, fixing bracket, and a fixing member. The fixing member fixes the keypad to the fixing bracket. The fixing bracket includes two support portions, a fixing portion, and at least two resilient portions. The resilient portions interconnect the support portions and the fixing portions. The...

02/09/12 - 20120031745 - Electrical switching apparatus, and handle assembly and push-to-trip mechanism therefor
A push-to-trip mechanism is provided for a handle assembly for an electrical switching apparatus, such as circuit breaker. The handle assembly includes a casing coupled to the exterior of the circuit breaker housing over the push-to-trip button of the circuit breaker. The push-to-trip mechanism includes an actuating member at least...

02/02/12 - 20120024681 - Push switch
A push switch (1) includes an internal button (40), an external button (10), a switch (30) disposed inside the internal button (40), a casing (50) fixed to a side wall (43) of the internal button (40), an inner collar portion (51) provided in the casing (50) and engaged with a...

01/12/12 - 20120006664 - Push switch
Disclosed is a push switch wherein a flexible button is fitted on top of a case which houses a switch that is disposed on a mount. The mount comprises, integrally formed from resin, a base portion on which the switch is mounted; a cover portion, which is formed higher than...

11/24/11 - 20110284351 - Push switch
A push switch includes a flexible button comprising a peripheral side wall having an opening at the bottom; a switch board that is fitted in the opening of the peripheral side wall; a switch provided on the switch board; a tubular case fixed in place around the peripheral side wall;...

11/24/11 - 20110284352 - Push switch
A push switch is provided with a button (10), a switch board (20), a switch (30) provided on the switch board (20), and a switch cover (40) disposed in the button (10) and covering the switch (30). A corner portion (44) between a side wall (43) and a upper wall...

11/03/11 - 20110266127 - Electrical appliance housing
An electrical appliance housing including a hard plastic housing body defining a switch-actuating aperture. The aperture is sealed with a soft plastic membrane. An actuating button is fastened to a hard plastic base that is bonded to the membrane....

10/27/11 - 20110259723 - Switch structure for a power tool
The present application provides an improved switch structure for a power tool, having an outer cover, a transfer switch arranged in the outer cover, and a first button and a second button arranged on the outer cover and respectively acting on a first end and a second end of a...

10/20/11 - 20110253518 - Electronic device having button capable of preventing accidental depression
An electronic device includes a housing and a button. The housing defines a through hole. The sidewall of the through hole defines a pair of positioning holes. The button includes a frame, a sliding bar assembly, an elastic conductive member, and a pressing member. The sliding bar assembly is received...

10/20/11 - 20110253519 - Electrical switch
An electrical switch adapted to be engaged by a first and/or a second activation button by means of which a user may operate the electrical switch. The electrical switch comprises an activation element which defines first and second retaining surfaces for engagement with the first and the second activation button,...

10/06/11 - 20110240449 - Push switch
A push switch includes a housing, a button slidably connected to the housing including a protrusion protruding therefrom, a first elastic member, and a securing member. The securing member includes a rotating block rotatably connected to the housing defining a recess and a second elastic member. The protrusion drives the...

09/22/11 - 20110226598 - Key button mechanism and electronic device using the same
A key button mechanism mounted to a housing of an electronic device, comprises a key body and an actuator. The key body is mounted to the housing, the key body has a contacting portion protruding therefrom. The actuator has a resisting portion and a driving portion protruding from an end...

09/22/11 - 20110226599 - Portable electronic device
An exemplary portable electronic device includes a housing, a cover detachably mounted on the housing, a circuit board mounted inside the housing, a switch assembly electrically connected with the circuit board, and a key assembly secured with the cover and aligned with the switch assembly. The key assembly can be...