Systems and methods for controlling displaying motor velocity for a surgical instrument

  • US 10,368,864 B2
  • Filed: 06/20/2017
  • Issued: 08/06/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A surgical instrument comprising:

  • a displacement member configured to translate within the surgical instrument;

    a motor coupled to the displacement member to translate the displacement member;

    a control circuit coupled to the motor;

    a position sensor coupled to the control circuit, the position sensor configured to monitor a position of the displacement member; and

    wherein the control circuit is configured to;

    determine a velocity of the displacement member via the position sensor;

    cause a display to present a mode indicia that is indicative of a mode of the surgical instrument, wherein the mode comprises an automatic mode and a manual mode; and

    cause the display to present an indicia that is indicative of the velocity of the displacement member, wherein a portion of the display occupied by the indicia corresponds to the velocity of the displacement member,wherein the indicia comprises a plurality of zones, each of the plurality of zones indicative of a velocity level.

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