USD377932S - Mechanical digitizing arm used to input three dimensional data into a computer - Google Patents

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USD377932S
USD377932S US29045857 US04585795F USD377932S US D377932 S USD377932 S US D377932S US 29045857 US29045857 US 29045857 US 04585795 F US04585795 F US 04585795F US D377932 S USD377932 S US D377932S
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FIG. 1 is a left side elevational view of a mechanical digitizing arm used to input three dimensional data into a computer in a rest position in accordance with the present design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of the present design in a partially extended position.

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  1. The ornamental design for a mechanical digitizing arm used to input three dimensional data into a computer, as shown and described.
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