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1. (WO2016053907) DOME SWITCH AND SWITCH HOUSING FOR KEYBOARD ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/053907    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/052739
Publication Date: Fri Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 29 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: G06F 1/16
G06F 3/02
H01H 3/12
H01H 13/70
H01H 13/79
H01H 13/80
H01H 13/803
Applicants: APPLE INC.
Inventors: ZERCOE, Bradford J.
LEONG, Craig C.
NIU, James J.
BROCK, John M.
HENDREN, Keith J.
Title: DOME SWITCH AND SWITCH HOUSING FOR KEYBOARD ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
A dome switch utilized in a keyboard assembly is disclosed. The keyboard assembly may include a printed circuit board having a first electrical connector formed in the printed circuit board, and a second electrical connector formed in the printed circuit board adjacent the first electrical connector. The keyboard assembly may also include an inner contact component contacting the second electrical connector of the printed circuit board. The inner contact component may be in electrical communication with the second electrical connector of the printed circuit board. Additionally, the keyboard assembly can include a dome switch surrounding the inner contact component. The dome switch may contact and may be in electrical communication with the first electrical connector of the printed circuit board.