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Electrical Connector Latching Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035241D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Fournier, TR [+details]

Abstract

A five-function lever mechanism latches a portable file into a docking station for operation. The five functions are: to position the file in the correct location; to join the male and female power/signal connector; to lock the portable file into the docking station; to lock the connectors together during operation; and to switch power on and off. (Image Omitted)