Patent Number: 6,250,965

Title: Chip card reading apparatus

Abstract: An apparatus for reading chip cards with at least one channel receiving a chip card and having at least one read head, the apparatus being detachably insertable into a receiving shaft intended for receiving modules in a computer, whereby in the channel for receiving at least one chip card two back limiting walls are provided in two different planes which are disposed at different distances from the opening of the channel so that two chip cards disposed directly one above the other are insertable into the channel by different lengths, permits insertion of two chip cards into a receiving channel in simple fashion in that a prestressing device is provided which is so prestressed that upon insertion into the empty apparatus the lower of the two chip cards is pressed into the lower plane in the direction out of the plane of the upper of the two different planes, the prestressing device being disposed on the upper limiting wall of the upper of the two different planes.

Inventors: Neifer; Wolfgang (Freising, DE)


International Classification: G06K 7/00 (20060101); H01R 024/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018