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Title:
ROTARY SELECTOR SWITCH AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/123375
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A rotary selector switch prevents accidental rotation to an undesired position. For example, an automobile moving forward at 55 kph may have a rotary selector switch in electrical communication with its transmission. The disclosed switch prevents accidental rotation that would indicate that a REVERSE gear is desired when it is not. Optionally, on override feature may permit users to overpower an otherwise prevented rotation.

Inventors:
HOSKINS STEVEN R (US)
TEFEND MICHAEL F (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2013/026409
Publication Date:
November 07, 2013
Filing Date:
February 15, 2013
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Assignee:
KOSTAL OF AMERICA (US)
HOSKINS STEVEN R (US)
TEFEND MICHAEL F (US)
International Classes:
G05G5/04; F16H59/08; F16H61/22
Domestic Patent References:
WO2006074645A12006-07-20
WO2006021198A12006-03-02
Foreign References:
DE102006007600A12007-08-23
US20080197004A12008-08-21
US6196078B12001-03-06
Other References:
See also references of EP 2815287A2
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KENNEDY, Linda, D. et al. (150 West Jefferson Suite 10, Detroit MI, US)
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