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Key Lock Mechanism for Keyboard

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045848D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hara, O Ogawa, M [+details]

Abstract

To lock a key in such a type of keyboard that a stem for the key is deeply inserted into a hole of a key-top to get tight connection therebetween, a coil spring is provided for the stem so that the operator can feel the key to be very heavy when trying to depress it, whereby the key is substantially locked.