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Alternate Action Key Module

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054677D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Paulson, TM [+details]

Abstract

An alternate-action electronic key module utilizes a conventional barrel cam, such as is found in a ballpoint pen actuator, to latch a keybutton in a latched down position until further depression upon the keybutton effects its release.