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1. WO1996005754 - ADJUSTABLE COMPUTER KEYBOARD SUPPORT MECHANISM

Publication Number WO/1996/005754
Publication Date 29.02.1996
International Application No. PCT/CA1994/000426
International Filing Date 18.08.1994
IPC
A47B 21/03 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
BTABLES; DESKS; OFFICE FURNITURE; CABINETS; DRAWERS; GENERAL DETAILS OF FURNITURE
21Tables or desks specially adapted for use at individual computer workstations, e.g. for word processing or other manual data entry; Tables or desks specially adapted for typing; Auxiliary devices for attachment to such tables or desks
013characterised by adjustable parts, e.g. universally adjustable leaves, arm rests, wrist supports or mouse platforms
03the parts being horizontally adjustable, e.g. extensible, only
CPC
A47B 2021/0321
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
BTABLES; DESKS; OFFICE FURNITURE; CABINETS; DRAWERS; GENERAL DETAILS OF FURNITURE
21Tables or desks ; for office equipment, e.g. typewriters, keyboards
03with substantially horizontally extensible or adjustable parts other than drawers, e.g. leaves
0314Platforms for supporting office equipment
0321Keyboard supports
A47B 2021/0335
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
BTABLES; DESKS; OFFICE FURNITURE; CABINETS; DRAWERS; GENERAL DETAILS OF FURNITURE
21Tables or desks ; for office equipment, e.g. typewriters, keyboards
03with substantially horizontally extensible or adjustable parts other than drawers, e.g. leaves
0314Platforms for supporting office equipment
0321Keyboard supports
0335mounted under the worksurface
A47B 2021/035
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
BTABLES; DESKS; OFFICE FURNITURE; CABINETS; DRAWERS; GENERAL DETAILS OF FURNITURE
21Tables or desks ; for office equipment, e.g. typewriters, keyboards
03with substantially horizontally extensible or adjustable parts other than drawers, e.g. leaves
0314Platforms for supporting office equipment
0321Keyboard supports
0335mounted under the worksurface
035having double articulated arms
A47B 21/0314
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
BTABLES; DESKS; OFFICE FURNITURE; CABINETS; DRAWERS; GENERAL DETAILS OF FURNITURE
21Tables or desks ; for office equipment, e.g. typewriters, keyboards
03with substantially horizontally extensible or adjustable parts other than drawers, e.g. leaves
0314Platforms for supporting office equipment
Applicants
  • WATERLOO FURNITURE COMPONENTS, LTD. [CA/CA]; 501 Manitou Drive Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1L2, CA
Inventors
  • ALLAN, Scott; CA
Agents
  • PHENIX, Donald, F. ; Smart & Biggar Suite 900 55 Metcalfe Street Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5Y6, CA
Priority Data
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) ADJUSTABLE COMPUTER KEYBOARD SUPPORT MECHANISM
(FR) MECANISME DE SUPPORT REGLABLE POUR CLAVIER D'ORDINATEUR
Abstract
(EN)
The computer keyboard (10) support assembly of the present invention comprises a platform (12) suitable for supporting a keyboard mechanism having one end of an arm (21, 22) pivotally mounted to the platform (12) and the other end pivotally mounted to a mounting bracket (24) which is attached to the underside of a work surface. A compensating mechanism utilizing a driving mechanism interacting with the pivot mountings for the arm and controlling the orientation of the platform, as the platform is moved to and from a storage and use position.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un ensemble support de clavier d'ordinateur (10) qui comprend une plateforme (12) conçue pour supporter un mécanisme de clavier, une extrémité d'un bras (21, 22) étant montée de façon à pouvoir pivoter sur cette plateforme (12) et l'autre extrémité de ce bras étant montée de façon à pouvoir pivoter sur un étrier de montage (24) fixé sous une surface de travail. Un mécanisme compensateur est doté d'un mécanisme d'entraînement qui interagit avec les fixations par pivots du bras et qui commande l'orientation de la plateforme, quand cette dernière passe d'une position de rangement à une position d'utilisation et vice-versa.
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