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Title:
ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS AND OPERATION DEVICE FOR ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2013146289
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide an endoscope apparatus and an operation device, etc. for the endoscope apparatus, capable of simplifying the switch between automatic focus control and manual focus control.

An endoscope apparatus includes: a focus control part 130 for controlling an optical system to control a focused object position; a switch control part 120 for switching the control by the focus control part 130 between automatic focus and manual focus; and an operating part 102 for receiving the operation by a user. If the operating part 102 receives the operation by the user in a period in which the automatic focus is performed by the focus control part 130, the switch control part 120 switches the control by the focus control part 130 from the automatic focus to the manual focus, and the focus control part 130 moves the focused object position when the operation is received to a different position.


Inventors:
Tsuruoka, Takeo
Application Number:
JP2012000006983
Publication Date:
August 01, 2013
Filing Date:
January 17, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
OLYMPUS CORP
International Classes:
A61B1/00; A61B1/04; G02B7/28; G02B7/36; G02B23/24
Domestic Patent References:
JP2008205642A2008-09-04
JP2008064980A2008-03-21
JP2009142586A2009-07-02
JP2004064713A2004-02-26
JP2006288432A2006-10-26
JPH11103409A1999-04-13
JP2008205642A2008-09-04
JP2008064980A2008-03-21
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
竹腰 昇
黒田 泰
井上 一