DE2805896A1 - Hand-held transmitter for remote control - has single gravity-dependent mercury switch allowing transmission of two signals for e.g. opening garage door - Google Patents

Hand-held transmitter for remote control - has single gravity-dependent mercury switch allowing transmission of two signals for e.g. opening garage door

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DE2805896A1
DE2805896A1 DE19782805896 DE2805896A DE2805896A1 DE 2805896 A1 DE2805896 A1 DE 2805896A1 DE 19782805896 DE19782805896 DE 19782805896 DE 2805896 A DE2805896 A DE 2805896A DE 2805896 A1 DE2805896 A1 DE 2805896A1
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signals
garage door
transmitter
hand
remote control
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Michael Dipl Ing Hoermann
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Hoermann KG Antriebstecknik
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Hoermann KG Antriebstecknik
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B1/00Details of transmission systems, not covered by a single one of groups H04B3/00 - H04B13/00; Details of transmission systems not characterised by the medium used for transmission
    • H04B1/02Transmitters
    • H04B1/04Circuits
    • GPHYSICS
    • G08SIGNALLING
    • G08CTRANSMISSION SYSTEMS FOR MEASURED VALUES, CONTROL OR SIMILAR SIGNALS
    • G08C17/00Arrangements for transmitting signals characterised by the use of a wireless electrical link
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B1/00Details of transmission systems, not covered by a single one of groups H04B3/00 - H04B13/00; Details of transmission systems not characterised by the medium used for transmission
    • H04B1/02Transmitters
    • H04B1/03Constructional details, e.g. casings, housings
    • H04B1/034Portable transmitters
    • H04B1/0346Hand-held transmitters

Abstract

The hand held transmitter transmits two different radio signals to open a garage door or similar from a distance. The transmitter has a gravity switch that operates depending on the transmitter's orientation in the earth's gravitational field. The gravity switch is a mercury switch and has three or more contacts. It is fixed directly to the inside of the housing. An LED mounted on the housing indicates when the transmitter's battery voltage is unacceptably low. The advantage lies in using only one switch to send two different signals.
DE19782805896 1978-02-13 1978-02-13 Hand-held transmitter for remote control - has single gravity-dependent mercury switch allowing transmission of two signals for e.g. opening garage door Pending DE2805896A1 (en)

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Cited By (8)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
EP0373407A1 (en) * 1988-12-02 1990-06-20 Nokia (Deutschland) GmbH Remote control device for the transmission of commands
EP0410194A1 (en) * 1989-07-25 1991-01-30 Nokia (Deutschland) GmbH Remote control transmitter
DE3927212A1 (en) * 1989-08-17 1991-02-21 Wolfram Lopatta IR or ultrasonic remote control unit - has solar cell generator whose cells and OFF key are fitted to housing underside
EP0619567A1 (en) * 1993-04-05 1994-10-12 Whirlpool Corporation Oven temperature condition sensing method and apparatus for a domestic appliance
US5564101A (en) * 1993-07-09 1996-10-08 Universal Devices Method and apparatus for transmitter for universal garage door opener
WO2003090178A1 (en) * 2002-04-22 2003-10-30 Thomson Licensing S.A. Remote control with low battery indication
DE102008034497A1 (en) * 2008-04-30 2009-11-05 Hörmann KG Antriebstechnik Remote control transmitter e.g. radio transmitter, for remotely controlling door drive of garage door, has movement sensor, where transmitting signal suitable for controlling door drives is sent based on movement detected by sensor
WO2013178314A1 (en) * 2012-05-26 2013-12-05 Audi Ag Remote control device for a motor vehicle, and method for operating such a remote control device

Cited By (15)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
EP0373407A1 (en) * 1988-12-02 1990-06-20 Nokia (Deutschland) GmbH Remote control device for the transmission of commands
DE3924551A1 (en) * 1989-07-25 1991-01-31 Nokia Unterhaltungselektronik remote control transmitter
EP0410194A1 (en) * 1989-07-25 1991-01-30 Nokia (Deutschland) GmbH Remote control transmitter
DE3927212A1 (en) * 1989-08-17 1991-02-21 Wolfram Lopatta IR or ultrasonic remote control unit - has solar cell generator whose cells and OFF key are fitted to housing underside
EP0619567A1 (en) * 1993-04-05 1994-10-12 Whirlpool Corporation Oven temperature condition sensing method and apparatus for a domestic appliance
US5790948A (en) * 1993-07-09 1998-08-04 Universal Devices Method and apparatus for transmitter for universal garage door opener
US5564101A (en) * 1993-07-09 1996-10-08 Universal Devices Method and apparatus for transmitter for universal garage door opener
CN100414965C (en) 2002-04-22 2008-08-27 汤姆森特许公司 Remote control with low battery indication
US7411515B2 (en) 2002-04-22 2008-08-12 Thomson Licensing Remote control with low battery indication
WO2003090178A1 (en) * 2002-04-22 2003-10-30 Thomson Licensing S.A. Remote control with low battery indication
DE102008034497A1 (en) * 2008-04-30 2009-11-05 Hörmann KG Antriebstechnik Remote control transmitter e.g. radio transmitter, for remotely controlling door drive of garage door, has movement sensor, where transmitting signal suitable for controlling door drives is sent based on movement detected by sensor
WO2013178314A1 (en) * 2012-05-26 2013-12-05 Audi Ag Remote control device for a motor vehicle, and method for operating such a remote control device
CN104335253A (en) * 2012-05-26 2015-02-04 奥迪股份公司 Remote control device for a motor vehicle, and method for operating such a remote control device
CN104335253B (en) * 2012-05-26 2016-06-29 奥迪股份公司 The method of operation of a remote operating device of a motor vehicle and a remote actuating device
US9511744B2 (en) 2012-05-26 2016-12-06 Audi Ag Remote control device for a motor vehicle, and method for operating such a remote control device

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