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Title:
INSTRUMENT EQUIPMENT
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JPH07113663
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

PURPOSE: To lessen the depth of instrument equipment so as to lessen the width of occupation of a projection into a dashboard, of the instrument equipment fitted to the dashboard of a vehicle and, besides, to lessen the thickness of the whole of the instrument equipment.

CONSTITUTION: Main bodies 18, 19, 20 and 21 of electrical instruments are fixed on the surface of a printed circuit board and connected to the board and indicating plates 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the instruments 2, 3, 4 and 5 are provided, while LEDs 23 for illumination and reflecting plates 24, 25, 26 and 27 are provided between the indicating plates 9, 10, 11 and 12 and the printed circuit board 22 and so constructed as to illuminate the indicating plates in transmission. Pointers 28, 29, 30 and 31 formed of light-transmitting members are fixed to the fore ends of rotating shafts gearing with movable parts of the main bodies 18, 19, 20 and 21 of the instruments and light-conducting bodies 32, 33, 34 and 35 illuminating these pointers 28, 29, 30 and 31 are provided. The rear of the printed circuit board 22 is covered with a lower case 36 and the printed circuit board 22 is fixed by an upper case 17 and the lower case 36.


Inventors:
SHINPO YASUO
OBATA MASAHITO
ADACHI MASATO
TAKATO KENICHI
Application Number:
JP28590493A
Publication Date:
May 02, 1995
Filing Date:
October 19, 1993
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
JAPAN ENGINE VALVE MFG
International Classes:
G01D11/24; G01D11/28; G01D13/02; G12B11/04; (IPC1-7): G01D11/24; G01D11/28; G12B11/04