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Title:
DIGITAL CAMERA
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/128988
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
[Problem] To provide a digital camera with an electronic display which can be freely rotated horizontally and vertically at a single touch for low-angle photography. [Solution] A digital camera (1) comprises: a main body part (2), further comprising an image capture lens; a liquid crystal display (3) which displays a captured image of the image capture lens; and a hinge unit (4) which couples the main body part (2) and the electronic display (3). The hinge unit (4) further comprises a first rotation shaft (41) which axially supports the hinge unit (4) to be capable of 90-degree rotation in a first direction with respect to the main body part (2), and a second rotation shaft (42) which axially supports the liquid crystal display (3) to be capable of 90-degree rotation in a second direction with respect to the hinge unit (4). The digital camera (1) further comprises: a first quick release mechanism (M1) which is disposed between the main body part (2) and the hinge unit (4), and which couples the main body part (2) and the hinge unit (4) to be freely openable and closeable; and a second quick release mechanism (M2) which is disposed between the liquid crystal display (3) and the hinge unit (4), and which couples the liquid crystal display (3) and the hinge unit (4) to be freely openable and closeable.

Inventors:
INABA Minoru (1116, Oaza Samukawa Oyama-sh, Tochigi 26, 〒3290226, JP)
Application Number:
JP2013/067446
Publication Date:
August 28, 2014
Filing Date:
June 26, 2013
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
INABA Minoru (1116, Oaza Samukawa Oyama-sh, Tochigi 26, 〒3290226, JP)
International Classes:
H04N5/225; G03B11/04; G03B17/04; G03B17/56
Foreign References:
JP2005079732A2005-03-24
JP2003018276A2003-01-17
JP2006022899A2006-01-26
JP2011259166A2011-12-22
JP2002051244A2002-02-15
JP2010193251A2010-09-02
JP2005086476A2005-03-31
JP2008066835A2008-03-21
JP2012161055A2012-08-23
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HAYASHI Takayoshi (11-2, Nihonbashi Kayaba-cho 1-Chome Chuo-k, Tokyo 25, 〒1030025, JP)
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