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Keith W Molyneux, Thomas D Gaffney: Control circuit for an automatic rearview mirror. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, December 12, 1989: US04886960 (341 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an automatic rearview mirror system (10) for a vehicle comprising a reflective element (22) actuatable between at least two different reflective conditions. The system includes a forward light sensor (11) to detect light forward of the vehicle and a rear light sensor (12) to d ...


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Denis Wood, John F Thomas Jr, Barry Dipper: Vehicle mirror assembly. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Huizenga & Cooper, March 13, 1984: US04436371 (247 worldwide citation)

A day/night rearview mirror assembly for vehicles including a one-piece, molded, resinous mirror case having flexible, resilient portions and a substantially rigid pivot actuator which is biased by the case into either a day or night position. Movement of the actuator changes the position of the cas ...


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Denis Wood, John F Thomas Jr, Barry Dipper, Philip D Stegenga, John H Veltkamp, William L Katsma, Robert L Norton: Vehicle mirror and support assembly. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Huizenga & Cooper, March 6, 1984: US04435042 (243 worldwide citation)

An inside rearview mirror assembly for vehicles preferably including four parts, namely, a molded breakaway mirror support bracket, a molded mirror case, a prismatic reflective mirror element, and a rigid, molded pivot actuator for moving the case and mirror element between day and night positions f ...


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John Desmond, Patrick MacNamara, Sean McCormack, Patrick Lawlor: Rearview mirror support bracket with retaining protrusion, rearview mirror case and reflective element. Donnelly Mirrors, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, November 5, 1996: US05572354 (241 worldwide citation)

A support bracket for mounting a mirror on a vehicle, the support bracket having at one end means for mounting the bracket onto a vehicle and means at the other end for mounting a mirror. The means for mounting the mirror comprises retaining means to substantially prevent disengagement of the mirror ...


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Cleon Morgan: Window assembly. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Huizenga & Cooper, February 13, 1979: US04139234 (239 worldwide citation)

A vehicular assembly formed as a complete unit prior to installation and adapted to be installed as a unit from the exterior of the vehicle body with only final securement of attachment means being necessary from the interior of the vehicle body. The assembly includes a molded plastic casing or gask ...


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John P Desmond, Thomas P Flynn, Thomas D Gaffney, James P Campbell, Parick J Lawlor, John J McCormack, Molyneux Keith W: Vehicle rearview mirror assembly. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, August 14, 1990: US04948242 (238 worldwide citation)

A day/night vehicle rearview mirror assembly comprises a casing carrying a prismatic mirror, the casing being pivotally mounted on a mounting plate. Preferably, the casing and mirror are driven between a full reflectance position and partial reflectance position by a rack and pinion assembly having ...


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John P Desmond, Sean McCormack, Patrick J Lawlor, Rick Mousseau: Rearview mirror assembly. Donnelly Mirrors, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, December 14, 1999: US06000823 (187 worldwide citation)

A rearview mirror for vehicles includes a mirror case, a reflective element, a support for mounting the assembly on a vehicle, at least one lamp assembly having a reflector member which substantially directs light in a predetermined direction in the vehicle, and a circuit board mounted within the mi ...


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Patrick J Lawlor, John J McCormack, John P Desmond: Mounting assembly for rearview mirror. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, October 22, 1991: US05058851 (184 worldwide citation)

A mounting assembly for a vehicle interior rear view mirror has a base part for attaching directly to the inside surface of a vehicle windscreen, a mirror case support bracket having at one end a spherical ball for mounting a mirror case and at the other end a spring clip arrangement for sliding eng ...


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John P Drummond, Hassel J Savard, Kenneth Schofield, Sean J Fletcher, Kenneth L Schierbeek: Vehicle rearview mirror and a vehicle control system incorporating such mirror. Donnelly Mirrors, VanDyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, September 18, 2001: US06291905 (160 worldwide citation)

A vehicle control system comprises an industry standard CAN network with a number of nodes distributed around the vehicle for controlling corresponding parts of the vehicle. One such node is located in the housing of the vehicle interior rearview mirror and directly controls the reflectivity of an e ...


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Lowell E Bitter: Process for making a curved, conductively coated glass member and the product thereof. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Huizenga & Cooper, December 25, 1984: US04490227 (158 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses a method for making a curved, conductively coated glass member, and the resulting product, by providing for a sufficient degree of substoichiometry at the moment of bend that the glass can be bent using conventional bending techniques without crazing the coating. Two alte ...