US Patent No. 9,979,000

BATTERY USED FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE AND AN UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE


Patent No. 9,979,000
Issue Date May 22, 2018
Title Battery Used For Unmanned Aerial Vehicle And An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Inventorship Longxue Qiu, Guangdong (CN)
Xingwen Wu, Guangdong (CN)
Assignee AUTEL ROBOTICS CO., LTD., Shenzhen, Guangdong (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,979,000

1. A multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle, comprising:a main body comprising a battery compartment;
four arms, wherein each arm is coupled to the main body;
a propulsion assembly disposed on the each arm, wherein the propulsion assembly comprises a propeller and a motor, the motor being configured to drive the propeller to rotate in order to generate lift force;
a battery accommodated in the battery compartment, and the battery comprising a shell and a battery body disposed in the shell;
a clamp button disposed on the shell, wherein one end of the clamp button is mounted on the shell and the other end of the clamp button is detachably coupled to the main body; and
a restorable elastic piece disposed on an inner side of the clamp button;
wherein one end of the restorable elastic piece is disposed on the shell and the other end of the restorable elastic piece is fixed with the clamp button:
wherein the battery compartment comprises a clamping portion configured to detachably connect to the clamp button;
wherein the clamp button is configured to cause the restorable elastic piece to be pressed down in a first state where the battery is not completely pushed into the battery compartment or is only partially positioned in the battery compartment;
wherein in a second state where the batter is completely pushed or positioned into the battery compartment, the restorable elastic piece is configured to automatically rebound so that (a) the clamp button is able to return back to its original place and (b) the battery is able to be stuck by the cooperation of the clamping portion and the clamp button.