Rearview assembly

  • US 10,343,608 B2
  • Filed: 06/28/2017
  • Issued: 07/09/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/19/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A rearview assembly comprising:

  • an electro-optic element including;

    a front substrate defining a first surface and a second surface and a front side edge disposed between the first surface and the second surface, wherein a first area defined by the first surface is smaller than a second area defined by the second surface;

    a rear substrate operably coupled with the front substrate and spaced a predetermined distance therefrom, the rear substrate defining a third surface and a fourth surface and a rear side edge disposed between the third surface and the fourth surface; and

    an electro-optic material disposed between the front substrate and the rear substrate;

    a housing defining an interior space that is free of a wire harness assembly and which includes a plug nested into an internal bracket and removably coupled with a rear portion of the housing; and

    a pivot ball operably coupled to the rear portion of the housing and configured to receive a vehicle wire harness that engages the plug.

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