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Title:
HINGE CONNECTOR FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2003100792
Kind Code:
B1
Abstract:
A hinge for an electronic device, such as a notebook computer, a personal digital assistant, a cellular telephone, a portable compact disc player and the like, includes a body member and at least one contact provided on the body member. Structure is provided for electrically connecting each contact to a first portion of the electronic device. Structure is also provided for connecting each contact to a second portion of the electronic device. The hinge can be repeatedly used without wear or rubbing action because the ends of the contacts always remain connected to the electrical components of the upper and lower portions of the electronic device. If damaged, only the hinge needs to be replaced and the connections to the electronic device reinstated.

Inventors:
ZADEREJ VICTOR V (US)
Application Number:
US0315298W
Publication Date:
August 26, 2004
Filing Date:
May 16, 2003
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Assignee:
MOLEX INCORPORATED
ZADEREJ, VICTOR, V.
International Classes:
G06F1/16; H01R35/00; H01R35/04; H01R39/64; (IPC1-7): H01R35/00; H01R39/64
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