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Donald C Miller, David J Allen, Robert A Smithson: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 14, 2006: US07011600 (175 worldwide citation)

A variable speed transmission having a plurality of tilting balls and opposing input and output discs is illustrated and described that provides an infinite number of speed combinations over its transmission ratio range. The use of a planetary gear set allows minimum speeds to be in reverse and the ...


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Donald C Miller: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 20, 2005: US06945903 (171 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The single axle transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. An additional embodiment is disclosed which shifts automatically dependent upon the rotational spee ...


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Donald C Miller, David John Allen: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 27, 2005: US06949049 (161 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. Further, the practical commercialization of traction roller transmissions requires improvements in the reliability, ease of ...


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Donald C Miller, David J Allen, Robert A Smithson: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 2, 2006: US07036620 (160 worldwide citation)

A variable speed transmission having a plurality of tilting balls and opposing input and output discs is illustrated and described that provides an infinite number of speed combinations over its transmission ratio range. The use of a planetary gear set allows minimum speeds to be in reverse and the ...


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Donald C Miller: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 20, 2006: US07063640 (159 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The single axle transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. An additional embodiment is disclosed which shifts automatically dependent upon the rotational spee ...


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Donald C Miller: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 11, 2006: US07074154 (147 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The single axle transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. An additional embodiment is disclosed which shifts automatically dependent upon the rotational spee ...


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Donald C Miller, David J Allen, Robert A Smithson: Continuously variable planetary gear set. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 23, 2007: US07166052 (126 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable planetary gear set is described having a generally tubular idler, a plurality of balls distributed radially about the idler, each ball having a tiltable axis about which it rotates, a rotatable input disc positioned adjacent to the balls and in contact with each of the balls, ...


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Donald C Miller: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 21, 2006: US07014591 (126 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The single axle transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. An additional embodiment is disclosed which shifts automatically dependent upon the rotational spee ...


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Donald C Miller: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 11, 2006: US07074155 (125 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The single axle transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. An additional embodiment is disclosed which shifts automatically dependent upon the rotational spee ...


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Donald C Miller, David J Allen, Robert A Smithson: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 24, 2006: US07125297 (125 worldwide citation)

A variable speed transmission having a plurality of tilting balls and opposing input and output discs is illustrated and described that provides an infinite number of speed combinations over its transmission ratio range. The use of a planetary gear set allows minimum speeds to be in reverse and the ...



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