Device for inserting and holding an IC card as an external memory during reading and writing operations
Receiving unit for a data card containing an electronic circuit
Electronic card receiving device and ejection mechanism Patent #: 4931622
ApplicationNo. 315787 filed on 02/21/1989
US Classes:235/441, Electrical contact235/475, Feed mechanisms235/482, Hand feed439/153Including retainer or joiner
ExaminersPrimary: Levy, Stuart S.
Assistant: duBois, Steven M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassG06K 007/04
Foreign Application Priority Data1987-08-31 JP
AbstractA sealed holder for an IC card formed into a card shape and having an imbedded IC chip such as a semiconductor integrated circuit. A card socket (30) is arranged within a holder housing (10), and an insertion/ejection port for the IC card (20) is closed by a pivoting door (1) to seal the holder. Linkage and transmission means are operatively associated with the door to facilitate insertion and withdrawal of the IC card.