Low and high quality entertainment system for playing low and high quality communication media for an automobile

  • US 5,420,931 A
  • Filed: 08/10/1993
  • Issued: 05/30/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/10/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An entertainment system for a vehicle having front and rear speakers, comprising:

  • a high quality entertainment system for playing a high quality medium to first passengers of the vehicle desiring high quality entertainment by outputting a high quality signal;

    a low quality entertainment system for playing a low quality medium of a same type as the high quality medium to second passengers of the vehicle by outputting a low quality signal;

    controller means for monitoring the high and low quality signals output from said high and low quality entertainment systems respectively, and for outputting a control signal to control switching between said high and low quality entertainment systems and the front and rear speakers responsive to the high and low quality signals;

    a switch, connected to said low and high quality entertainment systems and said controller means, said switch connecting said low and high quality entertainment systems responsive to the control signal received from said controller means,wherein when said controller means detects only the low quality signal output from said low quality entertainment system, said controller means controls said switch to connect said low quality entertainment system to the rear speaker of the vehicle,wherein when said controller means detects only the high quality signal output from said high quality entertainment system, said controller means controls said switch to connect said high quality entertainment system to the front and rear speakers of the vehicle, andwherein when said controller means detects the low and high quality signals output from said low and high quality entertainment systems, said controller means controls said switch to connect said high quality entertainment system to the front speaker of the vehicle, and said controller means controls said switch to connect said low quality entertainment system to the rear speaker of the vehicle.

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