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Adjustable Access Door for Computer Connector Cables

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000058781D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Brown, CG Lee, TA [+details]

Abstract

An access door is slidably mounted on a computer to accommodate various size connector cables. A door 1 (Fig. 1) is slidably mounted between a top cover 2 and a bottom 3 of a computer 4. The door 1 has a top wall 5, a side wall 6, a bottom wall 7, and a front wall 8 (Fig. 2). (Image Omitted) The top wall 5 has a pair of slide pins 9 attached thereto. Each of the slide pins 9 has a circular groove 10 formed therein to receive parallel edges of a longitudinal slot 11 (Fig. 3) in a slide 12, which is welded through a tab 13 to the top cover 2. The slide 12 has a pin 14 extending downwardly therefrom with a circular groove 15 (Fig. 2) formed therein to enable a head 16 of the pin 14 to fit within a slot 17 (Fig. 1) in the top wall 5 of the door 1. Thus, the door 1 can be moved inwardly from its extended position of Fig.