Wireless vehicle lift system with enhanced electronic controls

  • US 10,214,403 B2
  • Filed: 08/27/2018
  • Issued: 02/26/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/19/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A wireless portable vehicle lift system comprising:

  • a plurality of substantially identical individual lifts; and

    a remote control configured to be removably attached to at least one of said individual lifts,wherein, when said remote control is attached to said at least one of said individual lifts, wired communication is permitted between said remote control and said at least one of said individual lifts,wherein each individual lift comprises—

    a base for supporting said individual lift on a floor or the ground,a post rigidly coupled to said base and extending upwardly from said base,a carriage configured to engage a wheel of a vehicle,a lifting actuator for vertically shifting said carriage relative to said post,a height sensor,a weight sensor,a rechargeable battery,a battery charger,an e-stop button,a user interface including a display screen and one or more function buttons,an interface microprocessor configured to process information related to said user interface,a primary circuit board comprising a control microprocessor,a memory, anda radio frequency transceiver,wherein said control microprocessor and said interface microprocessor are configured to communicate with one another, perform distinct tasks, operate in parallel, and share said memory,wherein said lift system is configured to perform coordinated lifting and lowering of said vehicle with no master or slave relationship between said individual lifts of said lift system.

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