Patent Number: 8,824,157

Title: Mounting apparatus for expansion cards

Abstract: A mounting apparatus includes a chassis, an expansion piece attached to a first end of an expansion card, and a securing member. The chassis includes a bottom plate and a front plate substantially perpendicular to the bottom plate. The expansion piece is secured to the front plate. The securing member for securing a second opposite end of the expansion card and includes a first securing portion attached to the bottom plate and a second securing portion. The first securing portion includes a securing panel and a supporting tab extending from the securing panel for supporting the expansion card. The second securing portion includes a positioning post. The second securing portion is deformable in a direction away from the securing panel, and when the second securing portion is released, the positioning post is engaged in a retaining hole of the expansion card.

Inventors: Fan; Chen-Lu (New Taipei, TW)

Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 1/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018