VEHICLE INTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR ASSEMBLY WITH ACTUATOR

  • US 20100232045A1
  • Filed: 05/24/2010
  • Published: 09/16/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/23/2006
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A rearview mirror system for a vehicle, said rearview mirror system comprising:

  • an interior rearview mirror assembly comprising a mounting structure, an electrical actuator, and a reflective element;

    said mounting structure being configured to be detachably mounted at an attachment element adhered to an inner surface of the vehicle windshield;

    said electrical actuator supported at said mounting structure with the weight of said electrical actuator being transferred to the vehicle windshield by the mounting of said mounting structure at the vehicle windshield;

    wherein said mounting structure is adjustable relative to the vehicle windshield to generally vertically adjust a nominal setting of a rearward field of view of said reflective element;

    wherein said electrical actuator is operable to adjust said reflective element in order to vertically and horizontally adjust a rearward field of view of said reflective element;

    said interior rearview mirror assembly comprising an imaging sensor, said imaging sensor having a forward field of view through the vehicle windshield; and

    wherein said forward field of view of said imaging sensor is not adjusted when said electrical actuator adjusts said rearward field of view of said reflective element.

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