Patents Assigned to Powertech Industrial Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10396577
    Abstract: The instant disclosure provides an electronic apparatus with environmental sensing function including an electronic device and a power cable. The power cable includes a plug and a cable connected between the electronic device and the plug. The plug has a sensor module and at least two power pins. The cable has at least an AC power cable and at least a DC transmission cable. The AC power cable is electrically connected to the two power pins, and the DC transmission cable is connected to the sensor module. The power cable is configured to transmit AC electrical power to the electronic device through the AC power cable. The electronic device executes a control command according to a sensing signal detected by the sensor module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsiung Chou, Yu-Lung Lee
  • Patent number: 10381792
    Abstract: An outlet device includes a counterweight portion, a hanging portion arranged distant from the counterweight portion, an extending portion having two ends respectively connected to the counterweight portion and the hanging portion, a voice controlling module installed in the hanging portion, and a power cord connected to the counterweight portion. The outlet unit of the counterweight portion and the voice controlling module are electrically connected to the power cord. The voice controlling module is to receive voice signal for controlling a corresponding electronic device. When the outlet device is applied to a plate, the counterweight portion is arranged under the plate and the hanging portion is arranged on the plate, and the hanging portion remains hung on the plate by using the weight distribution of the outlet device, thereby maintaining the outlet device in a static balance state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 10312648
    Abstract: An outlet device includes a counterweight portion, a hanging portion arranged distant from the counterweight portion, an extending portion having two ends respectively connected to the counterweight portion and the hanging portion, a blowing unit, and a power cord connected to the counterweight portion. The outlet unit of the counterweight portion and the blowing unit are electrically connected to the power cord. The blowing unit is installed on the counterweight portion, the hanging portion, or the extending portion for inhaling external air into the airflow channel and blowing airflow to the air exit. When the outlet device is applied to a plate, the counterweight portion is arranged under the plate and the hanging portion is arranged on the plate, and the hanging portion remains hung on the plate by using the weight distribution of the outlet device, thereby maintaining the outlet device in a static balance state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 10297967
    Abstract: A socket module of a rotatable socket device includes a first conductor, a second conductor, an insulator that is arranged to separate the first conductor from the second conductor, and a plurality of terminal sets. The first conductor includes a first base and a plurality of central rods connected to the first base. The second conductor includes a second base and a plurality of tubes connected to the second base. The tubes are respectively sleeved around the central rods. Each of the central rods and the corresponding tube are separated from each other by the insulator. The terminal sets are respectively rotatable along the central rods within a range of 360 degrees. Each of the terminal sets includes a first terminal rotatably contacting the corresponding central rod and a second terminal rotatably contacting the tube that is sleeved around the corresponding central rod.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chia-Cheng Wei, Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 10128028
    Abstract: A varistor device includes a main body, a conductive area, a specific-melting-point metallic pin, and an elastic unit. The main body has a first surface, and the conductive area is located at the first surface. The specific-melting-point metallic pin has a first section and a second section. The first and the second sections are one-piece formed. The first section is fixedly disposed on the conductive area. The second section has a specific melting point such that the second section melts when a current flows between the first surface and the second section so as to expose the second section to a temperature greater than the specific melting point. The elastic unit has an end connected to the second section, and the elastic unit provides an elastic force to the second section to break the second section so as to cut off the current when the second section melts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 10096929
    Abstract: A safety socket device includes a carrier, a first movable assembly and a second movable assembly. The carrier has a first plug hole and a second plug hole. The first movable assembly including a first moving element is transversely movably disposed in the carrier. The first moving element has two first guide portions, and the two first guide portions are moved for exposing the first plug hole from the first moving element by an external pushing force. The second movable assembly including a second moving element is longitudinally movably disposed in the carrier. The second moving element has a second guide portion, and the second guide portion is moved for exposing the second plug hole from the second moving element by the external pushing force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Lung Lee, Tun-Chi Yu
  • Patent number: 9966717
    Abstract: A conductive device and a socket for providing electric power are provided. The conductive device includes a block body, at least two terminal structures, and an equipotential layer. The block body has a fixing portion having at least two holes formed thereon. The two terminal structures are arranged inside of the block body and respectively near to the holes. The equipotential layer is electrically connected to the two terminal structures and set to have the same polarity as that of the two terminal structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 9885679
    Abstract: A detecting device for detecting a usage state of a socket includes a carrier, a movable assembly and a conductivity detecting module. The carrier has a first plug hole and a second plug hole. The movable assembly is movably disposed in the carrier. The conductivity detecting module is disposed on the carrier. The movable assembly is moved for exposing the first plug hole and the second plug hole by an external pushing force, and a detecting signal of the socket in-use is generated by the conductivity detecting module according to movement of the movable assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yu-Lung Lee
  • Patent number: 9787124
    Abstract: A charging device includes a plurality of DC charging ports, a detecting circuit and a current output unit. The DC charging ports includes at least one first charging port and at least one second charging port. The output currents provided by the first charging port and the second charging port are lower than or equal to a first current limit and a second current limit, respectively. The detecting circuit is coupled to the DC charging ports to detect the output currents from the DC charging ports. When the current required by the first charging port is lower than the first current limit, the current output unit correspondingly supplies a requested current to the first charging port and distributes a surplus current to the second charging port. A total current limit of the DC charging ports is higher than a supply current limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsiung Chou, Chih-Shang Chiang
  • Patent number: 9761356
    Abstract: A varistor device includes a main body, a conductive area, a specific-melting-point metallic pin, and an elastic unit. The main body has a first surface, and the conductive area is located at the first surface. The specific-melting-point metallic pin has a first section and a second section. The first section and the second section are one-piece formed. The first section is fixedly disposed on the conductive area. The second section has a specific melting point such that the second section melts when a current flows between the first surface and the second section so as to expose the second section to a temperature greater than the specific melting point. The elastic unit has an end connected to the second section, and the elastic unit provides an elastic force to the second section to break the second section so as to cut off the current when the second section melts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 9722378
    Abstract: A conductive device and a socket for providing electric power are provided. The conductive device includes a block body, at least two terminal structures, and an equipotential layer. The block body has a fixing portion having at least two holes formed thereon. The two terminal structures are arranged inside of the block body and respectively near to the holes. The equipotential layer is electrically connected to the two terminal structures and set to have the same polarity as that of the two terminal structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 9721735
    Abstract: A multi-function charger is provided. The multi-function charger includes a main body, a first plug, a first base, a second base, and a linkage element. The main body has a first surface having a recess and a second surface opposite thereto. The first plug having a first connector, a second connector, and a third connector is arranged in the main body and exposed on the first surface. The first base is connected to the first and second connectors, and the second base is connected to the third connector. The linkage element is pivotally connected to the first and second bases so that the first connector, the second connector, and the third connector are capable of rotating in the same direction until to be arranged in the recess. The linkage element is located in a connecting region defined between the central section of the first base and the second base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung-Hui Hsu, Fan-Keng Ho
  • Patent number: 9705308
    Abstract: A power strip includes a power plug and an outlet connected to the power plug through a power cord. The power plug has a plugging face and at least one power pin disposed on the plugging face. The power plug includes a first thermal cut-off device, which has a first thermal sensing pin exposed on the plugging face. The outlet has at least one set of apertures. The first thermal cut-off device is in electrically connection with a power output wire of the power plug. The first thermal cut-off device cuts off the power transmission between the power plug and the outlet when the temperature of the plugging face exceeds a first determined temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Lung Lee, Chi Feng Cheng
  • Patent number: 9559470
    Abstract: A power extension wire includes a power plug, a socket, and a cord connected between the power plug and the socket. The power plug includes a wireless transmission module, the socket includes an alternating-current jack and a current converting unit. The cord includes a plurality of alternating-current conducting wires and at least one direct-current conducting wire. The current converting unit receives an alternating-current power through the alternating-current conducting wires and provides a direct-current power to the wireless transmission module through the direct-current conducting wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yu-Lung Lee
  • Patent number: 9548574
    Abstract: A power socket includes a main body and a photo-interrupter. The main body has a jack set, and the jack set has a first jack and a second jack. A partition region is formed between the first jack and the second jack. The photo-interrupter is disposed in the body and under the jack set. The photo-interrupter has a first sensing portion and a second sensing portion. The first sensing portion is under the partition region, and the width of the first sensing portion is less than the width of the partition region. A sensing region is formed between the first sensing portion and the second sensing portion. The sensing region is under the first jack, and the length of the sensing region is more than or equal to the width of the first jack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 9525248
    Abstract: A power strip includes a power plug, an outlet block electrically connected thereto, and a light control module disposed inside the outlet block. The outlet block has at least one electrical socket and a luminous warning field. The light control module is for emitting a light to the luminous warning field in accordance with an output current of the electrical socket. The light control module defines at least two current ranges according to a rated current, where one of the current ranges is a safety current range, the upper limit of which is greater than 50% of the rated current. The light control module alters the light emitted to the luminous warning field in accordance with the correspondence between the output current and each of the current ranges, so as to make the luminousness of the luminous warning field to change in accordance with the output current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chih-Shang Chiang
  • Patent number: 9425566
    Abstract: A power strip adapted for receiving an alternating-current power includes a plug, a main body, and a cord connected there between. The plug includes at least two conductive pins and an output device. The main body includes at least one socket and a converting circuit. The cord includes an electrically insulating cover, and an alternating-current transferring wire and a direct-current transferring wire, which are wrapped in the electrically insulating cover. The alternating-current transferring wire is electrically connected between the conductive pins and the socket. The direct-current transferring wire is electrically connected between the output device and the converting circuit. The plug is for transferring the alternating-current power to the main body through the alternating-current transferring wire. The converting circuit is for converting the alternating-current power to a direct-current power and transferring the direct-current power to the output device through the direct-current transferring wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yu-Lung Lee
  • Patent number: 9325132
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a power extension cord with movable outlet modules, which includes a power input portion, a casing, and a plurality of outlet modules. The power input portion is connected to a city power source. The casing at least includes a first accommodating portion having at least a first sliding track. Each of the outlet modules is electrically connected to the power input portion, and at least one outlet module is movably disposed on the first sliding track. When all the outlet modules are arranged on the first accommodating portion, at least one outlet module becomes immovable on the first sliding track. When one or more outlet modules are dislocated from the first accommodating portion, at least one of the outlet modules becomes movable along the first sliding track. Accordingly, the present disclosure may thus effectively utilize the pin holes associated with each outlet module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung-Hui Hsu
  • Patent number: 9318834
    Abstract: A power plug device includes a casing, a first prong, a second prong, and a linkage mechanism. The first and second prongs are pivotally arranged in a receiving recess of the casing. The linkage mechanism includes a linkage member, a first link, and a second link. A first end of the first link and a first end of the second link are respectively connected to the first and second prongs. A second end of the first link and a second end of the second link are both disposed in a guiding groove of the linkage member. When the first prong rotates, the second end of the first link can move in the guiding groove to drive the second end of the second link through the linkage member to move inversely in the guiding groove, such that the second prong rotates inversely with respect to the first prong.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung-Hui Hsu, Yi-Chun Chen
  • Patent number: 9231353
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a socket having loading detecting function, which comprises: a housing; at least a socket; a sensor; a relay; a detection circuit capable of detecting the loading value of the socket; and a control unit. The control unit can be used for recording the maximum of the loading value, and said maximum is multiplied by an coefficient thereby obtaining a first threshold value; meanwhile comparing the loading value to the first threshold value and a second threshold value, when the loading value is lower than both of the first threshold value and the second threshold value, the control unit terminates the relay after a second time period for cutting off the electric source of the socket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Whe-Ching Lee