Rearview mirror constructed for efficient assembly

  • US 20040095632A1
  • Filed: 11/14/2003
  • Published: 05/20/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/21/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A mirror assembly comprising:

  • an electrochromic mirror including a first connector operably connected to the electrochromic mirror;

    an electrically-operated second component associated with the electrochromic mirror and that includes a second connector operably connected to the electrically-operated second component; and

    primary wire bundle extending from and configured to communicate power to the electrochromic mirror and to the electrically-operated second component, the primary wire bundle including a main connector, the first connector engaging and electrically connected to the main connector, the second connector engaging and electrically connected to one of the main connector and the first connector, whereby the primary wire bundle is configured to communicate power to the electrochromic mirror and to the second component in a manner minimizing the number of electrical connections and connectors necessary during assembly to a mirror housing.

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