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Edward H Getz, Roger D Burdi: Microcomputer control system for a canister vacuum cleaner. Whirlpool Corporation, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, April 7, 1987: US04654924 (182 worldwide citation)

A control system for a vacuum cleaner comprising three separate sub-control systems located in a canister portion, a power nozzle floor cleaner portion and a suction hose handle portion respectively. The handle portion sub-control includes user input switches and indicator lights and it controls the ...


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Peter Hoekstra, Timothy W Jackson, George C Moyher Jr, Odero Conci: Electronic vacuum cleaner control system. Electrolux Corporation, Newtronics, Jeffrey H Ingerman, G Victor Treyz, Fish & Neave, August 6, 1996: US05542146 (176 worldwide citation)

An electronic control system for a vacuum cleaner is provided that supports two-way communications between a microcontroller in the handle of the vacuum cleaner and a suction motor and various sensors in the canister of the vacuum cleaner. The vacuum cleaner may be placed in one of two user-selectab ...


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Timmy Sin Hok Yin: Flexible plastics vacuum cleaner core. Dual Voltage, Leydig Voit & Mayer, July 14, 1998: US05778939 (167 worldwide citation)

A flexible self-supporting plastic core 10 has an outer protective hose 12. The core is made up of a number of back-to-back male members 13 and back-to-back female members 14 and has two end connectors 15 and 16. The members 13 and 14 fit end to end to form fluid-tight ball and socket universally ro ...


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Ji Hyun Kim, Suk Jin Han, Jae Bong Lee: Vacuum cleaner and control method thereof. Samsung Electronics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, November 24, 1998: US05841259 (166 worldwide citation)

A vacuum cleaner is selectively operable in one of three modes, namely: an automatic self-directing mode, a remotely controlled mode, or a manual mode. The vacuum carries ultrasonic object detectors for detecting walls of a room being cleaned, as well as obstacles in the room. When in a self-directi ...


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Gerhard Kurz: Vacuum cleaner. McAulay Fields Fisher Goldstein & Nissen, July 22, 1986: US04601082 (165 worldwide citation)

Vacuum cleaner for use in industry and household comprising a housing and an electric motor driving the blower generating the working vacuum, and optional maneuvering means for moving a suction nozzle over the material to be cleaned. There is provided in the area of the channel passed by the dust an ...


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Mendel Kleiner, Bjorn Riise: System and device for a self orienting device. Aktiebolaget Electrolux, Young & Thompson, August 10, 1999: US05935179 (164 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a proximity sensing system and an autonomous device, like a vacuum-cleaner, being provided with a pair of independent driven wheels (17, 18). The device contains for the proximity orientation and guiding a microprocessor system and a sonar system which includes at lea ...


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Wayne Chiang: Remote control vacuum cleaner. Michael I Kroll, January 20, 1998: US05709007 (159 worldwide citation)

A remote control vacuum cleaner (10) comprising a mobile unit (12) and a vacuum unit (14). A facility (16) is for attaching the vacuum unit (14) onto the mobile unit (12) in a removable manner. A remote control unit (18) is provided, to operate the mobile unit (12) and the vacuum unit (14), so that ...


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Yi Song Park, Young Pung No: Remote controllable automatic moving vacuum cleaner. Kwangju Electronics, Ladas & Parry, November 24, 1998: US05839156 (158 worldwide citation)

A remote controllable automatic moving vacuum cleaner comprises a body having a separate intake port to intake dust, a powered moving device enabling the body to be moved forward and backward, a powered direction changing device enabling the body to be moved leftward and rightward and a wired or wir ...


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James Dyson: Shroud. Notetry, Ian C McLeod, January 7, 1992: US05078761 (153 worldwide citation)

A disc-shaped shroud having a cylindrical section (50c, 132) adjacent to an inner surface (15b, 111b) of a cyclonic container (15, 111) including a preferred combined shroud and disc unit (50) for use in a dual inner and outer cyclonic vacuum cleaner (10) is described. The combined shroud and disc u ...



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