Full display rearview device

  • US 10,112,540 B2
  • Filed: 05/17/2016
  • Issued: 10/30/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/18/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A display mirror assembly comprising:

  • a mount operably coupled to a vehicle interior, the mount including one of a ball and a socket extending forwardly therefrom;

    an engagement plate pivotally coupled with the mount via the other of a ball and a socket extending rearwardly from the engagement plate, the engagement plate including a first support member and a second support member pivotally coupled to the first support member;

    a carrier plate operably coupled with the engagement plate, the carrier plate supporting a rear housing on a rear portion thereof;

    a glass element operably coupled with the carrier plate;

    a display module being configured to be turned to an on state and an off state;

    a glare sensor disposed between an optic tray and the carrier plate, the glare sensor being in optical communication with a light pipe that extends outside the rear housing; and

    an actuator device disposed on a bottom surface of the rear housing and operably coupled with the glass element, wherein the actuator device is adjustable to tilt the glass element in one direction, thereby moving the glass element to an off-axis position which approximately simultaneously changes the on/off state of the display module, and wherein the actuator device is also adjustable to tilt the glass element in another direction, thereby moving the glass element to an on-axis position which approximately simultaneously changes the on/off state of the display module.

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