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PCMCIA Security Mechanism with Clutch

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000123032D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 52K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Usui, H: AUTHOR

Abstract

This disclosure describes a security mechanism of PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association) card, that is provided on a port replicater.

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PCMCIA Security Mechanism with Clutch

      This disclosure describes a security mechanism of PCMCIA
(Personal Computer Memory Card International Association) card, that
is provided on a port replicater.

      Fig. 1 shows the mechanism of a PCMCIA lock lever.  This
mechanism consists of a lever A (1), a Clutch plate (2), a Link plate
(3), a Switch lever (4), and a PCMCIA Lock lever (5).  When a user
moves the switch lever (4), then clutch the plate (2) connect the
lever A(1)  and the Link plate (3).  The Link plate (3) moves the
PCMCIA lock lever  to stand up the lever to protect PCMCIA card from
being stolen.