US Pat. No. 10,342,149

OPENING AND CLOSING STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE CASING

Hangzhou Jiangyu Innovati...

1. An opening and closing structure arranged on a casing of an electronic device, the opening and closing structure comprising:a cover plate arranged inside a groove defined in an outer surface of the casing; and
at least one connecting assembly comprising a connecting rod, wherein a first end of the connecting rod is coupled to the cover plate, a second end of the connecting rod passes through the groove and is slidable within the casing, thereby allowing the cover plate to open and close relative to the casing;
wherein the connecting assembly comprises a sliding seat arranged inside the casing; the first end of the connecting rod is coupled to the cover plate, and the second end of the connecting rod is slidably coupled to the sliding seat;
wherein the sliding seat comprises a first guiding member and a second guiding member facing each other; an accommodating slot is cooperatively defined between the first guiding member and the second guiding member; the second end of the connecting rod is received in the accommodating slot;
wherein the connecting assembly comprises a connecting shaft; the first guiding member and the second guiding member each define a sliding slot; the second end of the connecting rod defines a connecting hole; the connecting shaft is received through the sliding slot of the first guiding member, the connecting hole, and the sliding slot of the second guiding member to slidably couple the second end of the connecting rod to the sliding seat, thereby allowing the second end of the connecting rod to slide along the sliding slot.