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A thermostat includes a housing, a touch-sensitive display configured to display visual media and receive user inputs, processing electronics configured to operate the touch-sensitive display, and a mounting plate. The housing includes a base that has walls that define an internal volume. The housing also includes a display mount cantilevered upward from the top wall. The display mount includes a mounting surface perpendicular to the top wall of the base. The housing also includes a touch-sensitive display configured to display visual media and receive user inputs. The touch-sensitive display is attached to the mounting surface of the display mount. The processing electronics are positioned within the interior volume of the base. The mounting plate is configured for attaching the housing to a mounting surface. The mounting plate is attached to the bottom wall by a hinge so that the housing may pivot between an open position and a closed position.

Title
User control device with hinged mounting plate
Application Number
15/146763
Publication Number
9890971 (B2)
Application Date
May 4, 2016
Publication Date
February 13, 2018
Inventor
Nicholas S Van Derven
Wauwatosa
WI, US
Joseph R Ribbich
Waukesha
WI, US
Agent
Foley & Lardner
Assignee
Johnson Controls Technology Company
WI, US
IPC
G05D 23/19
H05B 37/02
G05B 15/02
G06F 3/041
F24F 11/00
F24F 11/02
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