US 10,462,922 B2
Locking device for rackable electronic equipment
Jean-Luc Moreau, Chateaudun (FR)
Assigned to Connecteurs Electriques Deutsch, Evreux (FR)
Filed by Connecteurs Electriques Deutsch, Evreux (FR)
Filed on Jan. 27, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/417,352.
Application 15/417,352 is a continuation of application No. PCT/EP2015/067563, filed on Jul. 30, 2015.
Claims priority of application No. 14 57414 (FR), filed on Jul. 31, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0135241 A1, May 11, 2017
Int. Cl. H05K 7/14 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 7/1409 (2013.01) [H05K 7/1412 (2013.01); H05K 7/1439 (2013.01)] 27 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A locking device for a rackable piece of electronic equipment, comprising:
a first beam extending in a first longitudinal direction and having a U-shaped first mounting member disposed at a first end of the first beam and a first hook disposed adjacent the first end of the first beam; and
a second beam hinged to the first beam, the first beam and the second beam removably engaging at least one lock of the rackable piece of electronic equipment and locking the rackable piece of electronic equipment to a backplane of a rack, the first mounting member and the first hook each removably engage a separate lock of the rackable piece of electronic equipment; and
a spring extending in the first longitudinal direction having a first end fixed to the first beam and an opposite second end attached to a first end of the second beam, and a second end of the second beam is movable in translation relative to the first beam.