Flash memory apparatus having single body type rotary cover

  • US 6,926,544 B2
  • Filed: 01/17/2003
  • Issued: 08/09/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/30/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A flash memory apparatus comprising:

  • a flash memory main body including a rectangular shaped case within which a memory element is mounted, an USB (Universal Serial Bus) terminal piece electrically connected with the memory element and installed at a front end of the case in a projecting manner, and a hinge protuberance formed on at least one side of the case; and

    a cover including pair of parallel plate members facing each other and spaced by an interval corresponding to the thickness of the case, the cover having an open front end and a closed rear end with a pair of lateral side openings;

    the parallel plate members having at least one hinge hole receiving the hinge protuberance on the case for pivoting the case with respect to the flash memory main body, whereby the USB terminal piece is received in an inner space of the cover or exposed outside the cover.

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