• US 20150084898A1
  • Filed: 09/26/2014
  • Published: 03/26/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/26/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An input device comprising:

  • an operation portion that allows an input operation to be performed by an operating body contacting with or coming close to an upper surface thereof;

    an input detection portion that detects an input operation with respect to the operation portion;

    a driving member provided below the operation portion that drives the operation portion in an up-down direction;

    an elastic member provided below the operation portion;

    a case member that holds the driving member;

    an interlocking member provided below the operation portion, connected to the operation portion, and driven with the operation portion;

    a restricting member provided between the operation portion and the interlocking member that restricts upward movement of the interlocking member; and

    a first damper member provided below the interlocking member, contactable with the interlocking member, and having elasticity, whereinthe elastic member elastically urges the interlocking member such that the interlocking member is brought into press contact with the first damper member.

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