Patent Number: 6,166,342

Title: Pushbutton in keyboard (2)

Abstract: An improved positioning structure of pushbutton in keyboard (2) comprises a base, a printed circuit board (PCB) attached on the base having a plurality of pivot-jointing portions protrusively disposed on its surface for defining a plurality of enclosed assembly-jointing sections, a link (bridge) disposed at the assembly-jointing section having a movable shaft axially jointed with the pivot-jointing portion, an elastomer arranged on the link, and a key cap disposed on the elastomer being coupled with a positioning shaft at one end of the link. By assembling the abovesaid components, a waterproof and thinner keyboard at lower cost is realizable.

Inventors: Chou; Chin-Wen (Taipei, TW)

Assignee: Shin Jiuh Corp.

International Classification: H01H 3/12 (20060101); H01H 3/02 (20060101); H01H 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017