US Patent No. 10,660,204

DEVICE FOR FIXING CAMERA MODULE CIRCUIT BOARD, AND CAMERA MODULE


Patent No. 10,660,204
Issue Date May 19, 2020
Title Device For Fixing Camera Module Circuit Board, And Camera Module
Inventorship Kwang Sung Kim, Seoul (KR)
Ji Hwan Park, Seoul (KR)
Yong Tae Park, Seoul (KR)
Beom Seok Yu, Seoul (KR)
Assignee LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Seoul (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,660,204

1. A camera module, comprising:a housing;
a fixing unit disposed in the housing;
a printed circuit board (PCB) coupled to the fixing unit; and
a lens disposed at a position corresponding to an image sensor,
wherein fixing unit comprises a first fixing part extending in a first direction parallel to an optical axis of the lens, and a second fixing part extending in the first direction,
wherein the first fixing part comprises a first body part, and a first protruding part inwardly protruding from the first body part,
wherein the second fixing part comprises a second body part, and a second protruding part inwardly protruding from the second body part,
wherein the PCB is disposed between the first protruding part and the second protruding part,
wherein the first protruding part is contacted with a first surface of the PCB,
wherein the second protruding part is contacted with a second surface of the PCB opposite to the first surface of the PCB,
wherein the first protruding part comprises a first bent portion bent toward the first surface of the PCB,
wherein the second protruding part comprises a second bent portion bent toward the second surface of the PCB, and
wherein respective ends of the first protruding part and the second protruding part are disposed further inward than is an outer edge of the PCB.