Patents Assigned to Quanta Computer Inc.
  • Patent number: 11900150
    Abstract: A system and method for storing data associated with a system management interrupt (SMI) in a computer system. Notification of a system management interrupt is received on a central processing unit. The central processing unit enters a system management mode. A system management handler of a basic input output system (BIOS) is executed by a bootstrap processor of the central processing unit. The system management interrupt is initiated via the bootstrap processor. The system management interrupt data is stored in a register of the bootstrap processor. The SMI data is converted to an accessible format. The converted SMI data is stored in a memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chih-Hsiang Hsu, Wei-Wei Li, Shang-Lin Tsai, Lueh-Chih Fang
  • Patent number: 11894616
    Abstract: An antenna structure includes a first radiation element, a second radiation element, a third radiation element, a fourth radiation element, a fifth radiation element, and a dielectric substrate. The first radiation element has a feeding point. The second radiation element is coupled to the first radiation element. The third radiation element is coupled to a first grounding point. The third radiation element is further coupled through the fourth radiation element to a second grounding point. The fifth radiation element is coupled to the third radiation element and the fourth radiation element. The fifth radiation element is adjacent to the second radiation element. The first radiation element and the second radiation element are at least partially surrounded by the third radiation element, the fourth radiation element, and the fifth radiation element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chun-I Chen, Chun-Yuan Wang, Yu-Chen Zhao, Chung-Ting Hung
  • Patent number: 11882668
    Abstract: A device comprises a riser board and a riser bracket. The riser board has a connector that receives an expansion card. The riser bracket is coupled to the riser board, and includes a body portion and a latch. The body portion is coupled to the riser board such that the body portion is spaced apart from the riser board connector. The latch is rotatably coupled to the body portion, and rotates between a first position and a second position. When the latch is in the first position and the expansion card is received by the riser board connector, the expansion card is removable from the riser board connector. When the latch is in the second position and the expansion card is received by the riser board connector, the latch engages the expansion card such that the expansion card is not removable from the riser board connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Ming-Lung Wang, Kai-Hsiang Chang
  • Patent number: 11882672
    Abstract: A device for a computing system is disclosed. The device includes a body, a socket, and a connector. The body includes a panel and an internal conduit. The connector extends from the panel. The connector is removably coupled to the socket. The connector includes an outer end and an inner end. The connector also includes a nut that has an exterior surface mating with a corresponding interior surface of the socket, and a tubular inlet. The connector also has a sleeve with an internal bore and an external surface abutting the tubular inlet of the nut. The internal conduit is coupled to the inner end of the connector to circulate cooling liquid through the body. The nut includes an angled portion and the sleeve includes a flared portion for assisting in securing the nut and the sleeve in the internal conduit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Jung Chen, Yu-Nien Huang, Herman Tan
  • Patent number: 11879486
    Abstract: A flexible shoulder pin module includes a barrel having an annular head portion, a cylindrical body portion, and a through-hole extending from a top surface of the body portion to a bottom end of the head portion; and a shoulder pin having a shaft portion and a shoulder portion formed thereon. The through-hole includes a first portion adjacent to the top surface of the body portion, and a second portion having a greater diameter than the first portion. The shaft portion is insertable through the first portion into the second portion. The shoulder portion is configured to adjustably extend above the top surface of the body portion to clamp a panel thereto. A compressible device is configured to be disposed around the shaft portion and secured by a stopper panel, which is coupled to the shaft portion and placed adjacent to the head portion within the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chun Chang, Hsin-Chieh Lin, Yao-Long Lin
  • Patent number: 11882658
    Abstract: A printed circuit board system includes a plurality of printed circuit board (PCB) assemblies that includes at least three PCB assemblies and a connecting module. The connecting module is coupled to each of the PCB assemblies. The connecting module is adapted to provide electrical and signal communications between each of the PCB assemblies. The connecting module is on different planes with respect to at least one of the PCB assemblies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Tung-Hsien Wu, Wei-Jie Chen
  • Patent number: 11877424
    Abstract: A cold plate for cooling an electronic component is disclosed. The cold plate includes a base portion having a fluid channel with a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet, the fluid channel being configured to internally circulate a cooling fluid for carrying heat dissipated by the electrical component; and a cover coupled to the base portion such that the fluid channel is enclosed internally in the cold plate. The cover has a vapor outlet formed on a top side of the cover, the vapor outlet allowing generated vapor to exit from within the cold plate. Also disclosed is a method for cooling the electronic component via the cold plate. The method includes allowing some fluid of the circulating cooling fluid to seep from the fluid channel into an internal chamber, and allowing vapor to be expelled through the vapor outlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Jung Chen, Yu-Nien Huang, Herman Tan, Tien-Juei Chuang
  • Patent number: 11874712
    Abstract: According to certain aspects of the present disclosure, a system includes a heat-generating component and a thermal wake suppressor positioned downstream from the heat-generating component. The heat-generating component produces a thermal wake in a downstream direction. The thermal wake suppressor includes a spacing grid and a plurality of twist plates extending from the spacing grid at an angle. The spacing grid is defined by a plurality of longitudinal ribs and a plurality of transverse ribs that form a plurality of intersections. The plurality of twist plates is periodically arranged on the plurality of longitudinal ribs and the plurality of transverse ribs, such that a subset of the plurality of twist plates is arranged to break apart the thermal wake into sub-vortexes in the downstream direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Jung Chen, Herman Tan, Tien-Juei Chuang
  • Patent number: 11876323
    Abstract: A power supply assembly includes a power supply unit disposed within a housing and an adjustable plate module movably disposed on a floor thereof. The adjustable plate module includes a plate, a shaft, a stopper panel, and a compressible device. The plate has two planar surfaces positioned at different heights with respect to the floor. The shaft is fixedly coupled to and extends outwardly from the plate. The shaft is configured to move between a first position and a second position to transition a connector between the planar surfaces. The stopper panel is disposed adjacent to a distal end of the shaft and has an opening therein for accommodating the shaft. The compressible device is disposed around the shaft such that a displacement of the plate causes the compressible device to compress against the stopper panel and facilitate movement of the shaft from the first position to the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Jen-Jia Liou, Chun-Chen Hsu
  • Patent number: 11877427
    Abstract: A cover for covering an opening of a socket formed by a housing comprises a body; one or more bosses extending from the body, a first locking mechanism, a second locking mechanism, and a release tab. The bosses movably couple the body to the housing such that the body is movable between first and second positions. The first locking mechanism releasably attaches to the housing to secure the body in the first position. The second locking mechanism releasably attaches to the housing to secure the body in the second position. The release tab aids in detaching the first locking mechanism from the first wall and the second locking mechanism from the second wall. When the body is in the first position, the body allows access to the socket through the opening. When the body is in the second position, the body prevents access to the socket through the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chun Chang, Hsin-Chieh Lin, Chih-Hao Chang, Yi-Fu Liu
  • Patent number: 11868189
    Abstract: A method and system controls cooling system leaks in a rack. The method includes monitoring leak detection sensors positioned at computer systems and below sections of a liquid conveyance system. In response to determining if a signal was received from one of the leak detection sensors that is indicative of a leak, the leak detection sensor and the corresponding one of the plurality of computer systems associated the received signal is determined. Power is disconnected to the corresponding one of the computer systems and a signal is transmitted to implement moving first and second valves from open to closed positions. The first valve is positioned within the liquid conveyance system between a hot rack manifold and a thermal contact structure associated with the computer system associated with the received signal. The second valve is positioned within the liquid conveyance system between a cool rack manifold and the thermal contact structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Jung Chen, Yu-Nien Huang, Sin-Hong Lien, Jen-Mao Chen
  • Patent number: 11871536
    Abstract: A cooling system for a heat-generating electronic device includes a cold plate module, a flow channel, and a fin arrangement. The cold plate module includes a base plate and a top cover. The flow channel is for a liquid coolant and extends between an inlet connector and an outlet connector. The liquid coolant flows along a flow direction. The fin arrangement is located between the base plate and the top cover. The fin arrangement is thermally coupled to the flow channel and is eccentrically located relative to the cold plate module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Jung Chen, Yu-Nien Huang, Cheng-Yu Wen, Hung-Yuan Chen
  • Patent number: 11862886
    Abstract: A connector clip is disclosed. The connector clip includes a base, a cover, a hinge coupling the cover and the base, and a fastener. The base has a first base side joined to a second base side via a connecting base side. The cover has a first cover side joined to a second cover side via a connecting cover side. The fastener holds the first base side and the first cover side in a fixed position when the connector clip is in a closed configuration in which the connecting base side is parallel to the connecting cover side. An internal cable opening is formed in part by the connecting base side and the connecting cover side when the connector clip is in the closed configuration. The connector clip secures a cable passing through the internal cable opening and connected to a board in its place in the closed configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Chen-Chien Kuo, Tang-Shun-Lee Chen, Chin-Yu Lin
  • Patent number: 11864071
    Abstract: An electronic device includes an indoor positioning tag and an indoor positioner. The indoor positioning tag includes a gravity sensor. The indoor positioning tag determines whether to start to transmit a wireless signal according to the acceleration magnitude, the acceleration direction, and the duration of acceleration change detected by the gravity sensor, and adjusts the frequency of the transmission interval of the wireless signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yan-Cheng Chang, Po-Shan Kao, Cheng-Yang Tseng, Jia-Yang Tsao
  • Patent number: 11864341
    Abstract: A sunshield to protect an equipment housing from solar heat and allow cooling from external air flow is disclosed. The sunshield includes a main plate configured to be positioned to cover a side of the equipment housing. A vent in the main plate allows air flow through the main plate to the equipment housing. A shutter is rotatable between an open position allowing air flow through the vent, and a closed position blocking air flow through the vent. A biasing mechanism provides force to bias the shutter in the closed position. The force is overcome by a predetermined level of external air flow on the shutter to rotate the shutter to the open position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yi-Chieh Chen, Yueh-Chang Wu, Te-Chuan Wang, Wei-Ju Chen
  • Patent number: 11855432
    Abstract: A cable management bracket including a cable management base, one or more cable clamps, and a cable distribution block is disclosed. The cable management base has a base panel, and a first sidewall and a second sidewall between a front end and a rear end of the base panel. The first sidewall and the second sidewall extend from and along opposite sides of the base panel. The one or more cable clamps are disposed on the base panel. Each cable clamp has two opposing arms separated by a slot. Each of the two opposing arms are flexibly movable to accommodate a cable in the slot. The cable distribution block is disposed at the rear end of the base panel. The cable distribution block has a plurality of through holes, each through hole configured to accommodate the cable through an opening that is flexibly movable in a horizontal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Ming-Lung Wang, Jia-Lin Liu
  • Patent number: D1009261
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chia-Yuan Chang, Jung-Wen Chang, Kao-Yu Hsu
  • Patent number: D1010242
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chia-Ying Tu, I-Chi Chen
  • Patent number: RE49800
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for a computer chassis design, which includes a sled and a sliding bracket. The sliding bracket includes a removable power supplier socket on a first end and a sliding return lever on the second end. When the sled is removed from the computer chassis, the removable power supplier socket can move out of the chassis via a set of mechanisms. The set of mechanisms can include an elastic element to cause the power supplier socket to automatically rotate out of the chassis. The sled can be shaped to extend behind the power supplier socket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yaw-Tzorng Tsorng, Chun Chang, Tung-Hsien Wu
  • Patent number: D1013165
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Barry Lam, Chia-Yuan Chang, Jung-Wen Chang, Kao-Yu Hsu