US 9,813,665 B2
Camera unit and sensing device
Hiroshi Maekawa, Kanagawa (JP); and Norihiko Sasaki, Iwate (JP)
Assigned to Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tokyo (JP)
Filed by Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Jun. 6, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/173,972.
Application 15/173,972 is a continuation of application No. 14/167,004, filed on Jan. 29, 2014, granted, now 9,369,613.
Application 14/167,004 is a continuation of application No. 12/846,993, filed on Jul. 30, 2010, granted, now 8,681,220, issued on Mar. 25, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 2009-180274 (JP), filed on Aug. 3, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2016/0286162 A1, Sep. 29, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04N 7/18 (2006.01); H04N 7/00 (2011.01); H04N 7/10 (2006.01); B60R 11/04 (2006.01); H05K 9/00 (2006.01); B60R 1/00 (2006.01); H04N 5/232 (2006.01); H04N 5/225 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 7/102 (2013.01) [B60R 1/00 (2013.01); B60R 11/04 (2013.01); H04N 5/2251 (2013.01); H04N 5/2252 (2013.01); H04N 5/23293 (2013.01); H04N 7/183 (2013.01); H05K 9/002 (2013.01); B60R 2300/105 (2013.01); B60R 2300/802 (2013.01); H04N 5/2253 (2013.01); H04N 5/2257 (2013.01); H04N 7/18 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A camera unit comprising:
an image sensor;
a circuit board in which a signal processor circuit to process an output signal of the image sensor is formed;
a cable including at least a signal conductor element and a ground conductor element and connected at one end to the circuit board;
a metal housing component to accommodate the image sensor and the circuit board therein; and
a metal component disposed at the end of the cable and connected to the ground conductor element, wherein the ground conductor element is connected to both a ground terminal of the circuit board and the metal housing component in a vicinity of the end of the cable where the cable is connected to the circuit board, and
wherein the ground conductor element is connected to the metal housing component through the metal component in the vicinity of the end of the cable, and
wherein the cable further includes a ground line and the ground line is connected to the ground conductor element in the vicinity of the end of the cable.