EP1770731A3 - Rotary switch for a motor vehicle - Google Patents

Rotary switch for a motor vehicle Download PDF

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EP1770731A3
EP1770731A3 EP06026275A EP06026275A EP1770731A3 EP 1770731 A3 EP1770731 A3 EP 1770731A3 EP 06026275 A EP06026275 A EP 06026275A EP 06026275 A EP06026275 A EP 06026275A EP 1770731 A3 EP1770731 A3 EP 1770731A3
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rotary switch
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EP1770731B1 (en
EP1770731A2 (en
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Josef Ferstl
Jürgen Girke
Klaus Müller
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Audi AG
BCS Automotive Interface Solutions GmbH
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H9/00Details of switching devices, not covered by groups H01H1/00 - H01H7/00
    • H01H9/18Distinguishing marks on switches, e.g. for indicating switch location in the dark; Adaptation of switches to receive distinguishing marks
    • H01H9/182Illumination of the symbols or distinguishing marks
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H19/00Switches operated by an operating part which is rotatable about a longitudinal axis thereof and which is acted upon directly by a solid external to the switch, e.g. by a hand
    • H01H19/02Details
    • H01H19/025Light-emitting indicators
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H19/00Switches operated by an operating part which is rotatable about a longitudinal axis thereof and which is acted upon directly by a solid external to the switch, e.g. by a hand
    • H01H19/02Details
    • H01H19/03Means for limiting the angle of rotation of the operating part
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H19/00Switches operated by an operating part which is rotatable about a longitudinal axis thereof and which is acted upon directly by a solid external to the switch, e.g. by a hand
    • H01H19/02Details
    • H01H19/10Movable parts; Contacts mounted thereon
    • H01H19/11Movable parts; Contacts mounted thereon with indexing means
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H19/00Switches operated by an operating part which is rotatable about a longitudinal axis thereof and which is acted upon directly by a solid external to the switch, e.g. by a hand
    • H01H19/02Details
    • H01H19/10Movable parts; Contacts mounted thereon
    • H01H19/14Operating parts, e.g. turn knob
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H19/00Switches operated by an operating part which is rotatable about a longitudinal axis thereof and which is acted upon directly by a solid external to the switch, e.g. by a hand
    • H01H19/02Details
    • H01H19/10Movable parts; Contacts mounted thereon
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H2219/00Legends
    • H01H2219/054Optical elements
    • H01H2219/062Light conductor
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01HELECTRIC SWITCHES; RELAYS; SELECTORS; EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    • H01H2229/00Manufacturing
    • H01H2229/042Snap coupling; Snap mounting

Abstract

A rotary switch in a motor vehicle comprises a central part and an outer part. The rotary switch further comprises a latching mechanism comprising two radially outwardly biased locking pins (26) coupled to the central portion and an inner contour (34) formed in the outer portion defining latching locations for the latching pins (26). The middle part is stationary and the outer part is rotatable, wherein a control part is coupled to the outer part, which transmits the rotational movement of the outer part directly into a contact unit (16). The locking pins (26) are arranged at the two ends of a coil spring (24) which is received in a diametrical guide (22).
EP06026275A 2003-09-16 2004-09-15 Rotary switch for a motor vehicle Active EP1770731B1 (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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DE20314364U DE20314364U1 (en) 2003-09-16 2003-09-16 Rotary switch in a motor vehicle
EP20040765260 EP1665312B1 (en) 2003-09-16 2004-09-15 Rotary switch for a motor vehicle

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EP20040765260 Division EP1665312B1 (en) 2003-09-16 2004-09-15 Rotary switch for a motor vehicle

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EP1770731A2 EP1770731A2 (en) 2007-04-04
EP1770731A3 true EP1770731A3 (en) 2007-04-25
EP1770731B1 EP1770731B1 (en) 2008-04-23

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US (1) US7550686B2 (en)
EP (2) EP1665312B1 (en)
JP (1) JP4413227B2 (en)
CN (2) CN101359546B (en)
AT (2) AT363724T (en)
BR (1) BRPI0414372B1 (en)
DE (3) DE20314364U1 (en)
ES (2) ES2286666T3 (en)
WO (1) WO2005034158A2 (en)

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US7550686B2 (en) 2009-06-23
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US20070272524A1 (en) 2007-11-29
DE502004003984D1 (en) 2007-07-12
CN101359546A (en) 2009-02-04
EP1770731A2 (en) 2007-04-04
ES2286666T3 (en) 2007-12-01
DE502004006970D1 (en) 2008-06-05
BRPI0414372A (en) 2006-11-14
JP2007506233A (en) 2007-03-15
EP1665312A2 (en) 2006-06-07
ES2304756T3 (en) 2008-10-16
CN101359546B (en) 2011-06-22
EP1665312B1 (en) 2007-05-30
BRPI0414372B1 (en) 2017-06-06
WO2005034158A2 (en) 2005-04-14
CN100459005C (en) 2009-02-04
DE20314364U1 (en) 2004-02-26
EP1770731B1 (en) 2008-04-23
AT393461T (en) 2008-05-15
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