05732302 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 14 patents.

A camera such as a portable small-size camera includes a structural body composed of a plurality of integrally coupled functional components, including a lens barrel, an automatic focusing device, a viewfinder, and a stroboscopic flash unit, a cover enclosing the structural body, and a plurality of slender rods extending between the structural body and the cover. The structural body is supported by the cover through the slender rods. The slender rods are rigid enough to position the structural body and the cover with respect to each other, and flexible enough to be elastically deformable when shocks are applied thereto.

Title
Camera having deformable shock dampening members
Application Number
7/764775
Publication Number
5732302
Application Date
September 24, 1991
Publication Date
March 24, 1998
Inventor
Hidetaka Yokota
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Greenblum & Bernstein
Assignee
Asahi Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G03B 17/02
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