Patent Number: 6,168,330

Title: Electronic equipment comprising thin keyboard switch

Abstract: At an end of a bottom board 21 of an upper case 19 holding a thin keyboard switch 16, a substantially large opening 22 that allows a connector sheet 17 drawn from a rear end of the keyboard switch to pass through with a sufficient margin is provided, the connector sheet 17 is provided with at least one hole 18 at the middle part in the width direction, and a protrusion 23 is provided protruding from a frame portion 20 of the upper case as the constituent part towards the opening 22, which protrusion penetrating through the hole 18 of connector sheet 17, as it is being folded down forward, for supporting a baseboard 5 from the bottom surface. With the above described structure, the fabricating operation for connecting the connector sheet 17 can be accomplished easier and surer.

Inventors: Okada; Hiroyasu (Hyogo, JP), Inoue; Takefumi (Osaka, JP), Yoshii; Seiji (Osaka, JP), Hiroe; Toshifumi (Fukui, JP)

Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 1/16 (20060101); G06F 3/02 (20060101); B41J 005/16 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018