Super Micro Computer Patent Grants

Handle structure and server using the same

Granted: August 8, 2017
Patent Number: 9725933
A handle structure (100) includes a shell (102), a handle (200), and a sliding member (300). An aperture (104) is provided on the shell (102). One end of the handle (200) pivots to the shell (102), and the handle (200) includes a pressing portion (210). The sliding member (300) is installed on the shell (102) corresponding to the handle (200). The sliding member (300) includes a hooking portion (310) penetrating the aperture (104) and a pressing area (302) pressed by the pressing portion…

Server chassis

Granted: July 4, 2017
Patent Number: 9699931
A server chassis includes a first tray, a second tray, a position latch and a position cam. The second tray and the first tray are pivoted with each other. The position latch is fixed on the first tray and moved accompany with the first tray. A protrusion and a first engaging structure are formed at an edge of the position latch. The position cam is pivoted on the second tray. An actuating nose and a second engaging structure are formed at an edge of the position cam. The actuating nose…

Converter

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9652000
A converter includes a connecting block and multiple conversion modules corresponsive to each positioning slot. The connecting block has multiple positioning slots. Each conversion module includes a printed circuit board, and a positioning notched edge formed at an edge of the printed circuit board, and at least a portion of each printed circuit board is accommodated into the corresponsive positioning slot, and each positioning notched edge is latched and coupled to an edge of the…

Tool-less storage device adaptor tray with spring mechanism

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9648775
A storage device tray has a form factor designed to support a larger storage device, and is configured to secure a small storage device, thereby acting as an adapter between storage device sizes. The storage device tray includes a clip configured with pegs that may couple to screw hole sin the storage device. The clip also exerts a force against the storage device to secure that storage device. At least one advantage of this approach is that a storage device can be coupled to a storage…

Top-load HDD server

Granted: April 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9625959
The present disclosure provides a top-load HDD server including: a partition plate arranged in a containing space of a case to divide the containing space into a plurality of hard disk chambers and a system chamber; a mother board arranged at a bottom of the system chamber; a power supply frame including a power control board and a power carrier; the power carrier includes a movable frame and a fixed frame, the movable frame is arranged on the power control board and removable, and…

Data storage expanding apparatus

Granted: April 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9626326
A data storage expanding apparatus is electrically coupled to a terminal equipment and multiple data storage groups. Each data storage group includes a plurality of data storage devices. The data storage expanding apparatus configured to transmit an operating data between the terminal equipment and to a particular data storage device. The data storage expanding apparatus includes a data storage expanding module and multiple signal expanding modules. The data storage expanding module is…

Method and system for powering multiple computer platforms in symmetric configuration

Granted: February 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9583918
Techniques pertaining to powering multiple platforms with a minimum impact on air passage in a predefined environment are disclosed. Instead of connecting each of the platforms in a chassis to a power supply therein, the present invention uses what is referred to as cascading powering to power all platforms within minimum cable delivery. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a power supply is disposed between two groups of platforms and powers them at the same time. At…

Expandable server case

Granted: February 14, 2017
Patent Number: 9572275
An expandable server case includes a shell and an expansion frame. The shell includes at least one docking space. The expansion frame is detachably assembled on one end of the shell and protruding from the periphery of the shell. The expansion frame is disposed corresponding to the docking space, and one side of the expansion frame is provided with a junction which is capable of fastening the power supply device. The power supply device is able to be inserted into the docking space to…

Surrounding-buckle type mobile hard drive rack

Granted: November 15, 2016
Patent Number: 9497879
A hard drive rack includes a frame. The frame includes a plurality of plates surrounding to form an accommodating space and at least one insertion opening. The plates include a bottom plate, a cover plate, and a supporting plate. The latch arm of the actuator assembly includes a first buckle part and is pivotally connected to the frame. The buckle arm includes a pivotal end and a hooking end, the buckle arm connects to the bottom plate through the pivotal end and is able to pivotally…

Server chassis capable of accessing and rotating storage devices accommodated therein

Granted: October 11, 2016
Patent Number: 9468127
A server chassis includes a casing, a motherboard, a rotatable rack and an electronic device. The rotatable rack is axially disposed inside the casing and able to rotate with respect to the casing. The rotatable rack has a plurality of insertion spaces. The electronic device is provided on one side of the rotatable rack, and a cord passage is provided between the fan module and the electronic device. The storage devices accommodated in the rotatable rack is electrically connected to the…

Surrounding-buckle type mobile hard drive rack

Granted: July 12, 2016
Patent Number: 9392719
A hard drive rack includes a frame and a buckle arm. The frame includes a plurality of plates and at least one insertion opening. A buckle trough is formed on the plates at a side of the insertion opening. The plates include a bottom plate, a cover plate, and a supporting plate. The buckle arm is pivotally connected to a side of the frame and one end thereof is able to pivotally rotate through pivotally connecting to the frame. The other end of the buckle arm is formed with an elastic…

Loading mechanism of storage device

Granted: June 7, 2016
Patent Number: 9360902
A loading mechanism of a storage device for accommodating a hard drive has a loading body and a second supporting arm. The loading body includes a loading base, a first supporting arm extending from one end of the loading base, and an assembling part provided on the loading base. The second supporting arm is laterally and slidably connected to another end of the loading base, and is disposed correspondingly to the first supporting arm. One end of the second supporting arm includes a…

Fixing member of rack server

Granted: June 7, 2016
Patent Number: 9363921
A fixing member (100) of a rack server includes a chassis slide assembly (200), a main body (102), and a fixing column (110). The main body (102) is disposed on an end of the chassis slide assembly (200), one side of the main body (102) is connected to a first positioning element (104), and another side of the main body (102) is connected to a second positioning element (106). The second positioning element (106) is disposed corresponding to the first positioning element (104). The…

Storage device backplane with penetrating convection and computer framework

Granted: April 19, 2016
Patent Number: 9317078
A storage device backplane with penetrating convection and a computer framework with the storage device backplane are disclosed. The storage device backplane includes an integration board, an operation board and a heat dissipation unit. The integration board has a first surface for electrically connecting the storage device group. The operation board is superposed on and electrically connected to a second surface of the integration board and is provided that the operation board includes…

Server device and data storage device replacement mechanism thereof

Granted: January 26, 2016
Patent Number: 9245587
A server device has a case, a backplane board mounted inside the case, a plurality of data storage device replacement mechanisms inserted inside the case, a plurality of first data storage devices and a plurality of second data storage devices. The data storage device replacement mechanism includes a tray, a connector assembly and a circuit board. The connector assembly is disposed inside an accommodation space of the tray and includes a first connector and a second connector. The…

Data storage connecting device

Granted: October 20, 2015
Patent Number: 9166316
A data storage connecting device includes a circuit board, a first connector, a second connector and a third connector. The circuit board has a first connecting end and a second connecting end. The first connector and a second connector are both disposed on the first connecting end and respectively at two sides of a long axis of the circuit board, a location of the second connector connecting with a data storage device being opposite to that of the first connector connecting with another…

Backplane structure and server system utilizing the same

Granted: October 20, 2015
Patent Number: 9167725
A server system utilizing a backplane structure comprises first and second hard disk modules; a first backplane comprising a first wiring board comprising air vents and passive components and a second wiring board connected to a bottom portion of the first wiring board at a first angle and comprising first active components; and a second backplane comprising a third wiring board comprising second air vents and second passive components and a fourth wiring board connected to a bottom…

Server with openings on two lateral sides

Granted: August 25, 2015
Patent Number: 9119315
A server for shortening development schedule is disclosed. A case has two tray receiving spaces. Each tray receiving space has a first opening and a second opening. Power sockets are disposed at the same position in the tray receiving spaces correspondingly. A storage unit includes a tray, a mother board and a storage component. The tray is inserted to the tray receiving space from the first opening and disposed extending to the opposite second opening. The storage unit is electrically…

Server structure with swappable tray

Granted: December 30, 2014
Patent Number: 8922987
A server structure with a swappable tray includes a chassis housing, two power supply devices and a plurality of motherboard trays, and the chassis housing has two parallel motherboard areas, and each motherboard area has a power slot formed at a rear section and a plurality of tray slots at a front section, and each power slot is formed at the same position of each motherboard area, and each power supply device is plugged into each respective power slot, and each motherboard tray is in…

Two-layer wind-guiding shroud

Granted: June 10, 2014
Patent Number: 8747064
A two-layer wind-guiding shroud includes a base. The interior of the base includes a first wind-guiding channel and a second wind-guiding channel longitudinally overlapped with each other. The first wind-guiding channel has a first wind entrance and a first wind exit. The second wind-guiding channel has a second wind entrance and a second wind exit. The first wind exit and the second wind exit are staggered. By this arrangement, the airflow generated by a fan can be guided into different…