Patent Number: 6,311,017

Title: Waterproof housing for a device adapted to receive a removable sub-assembly

Abstract: A waterproof housing for housing a device that is adapted to receive a sub-assembly. The waterproof housing includes a body having a wall. The wall includes an aperture. The aperture has dimensions corresponding to the sub-assembly. The aperture provides operative access to the device to allow it to receive the sub-assembly through the aperture. The waterproof housing is suitable for housing devices that may have compartments or portions which are to receive corresponding sub-assemblies. Such devices include, but are not limited to, film-based cameras that utilize film cartridges, digital imaging cameras that utilize replaceable data storage modules (RAM cards, magnetic media such as diskettes, etc.), video cameras that utilize magnetic tape cassettes, and devices that utilize batteries maintained in battery compartments.

Inventors: Mori; Ryuichi (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Nikon Corporation

International Classification: G03B 17/08 (20060101); G03B 017/08 (); H04N 007/18 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018