Electronic vacuum cleaner control system

  • US 5,515,572 A
  • Filed: 05/31/1995
  • Issued: 05/14/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/12/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A vacuum cleaner comprising:

  • a canister having portions that define an intake port and a blow port;

    a suction motor within the canister for drawing air into the canister through the intake port and exhausting the air through the blow port;

    a hose containing wires and being connected to one of;

    (a) the intake port for directing the air into the intake port, and (b) the blow port for directing the air exhausted from the blow port;

    a handle separate from the canister and connected to the hose; and

    a control unit disposed within the handle, the control unit being electrically connected to one of;

    (a) the intake port, and(b) the blow port via the wires in the hose, and the control unit having circuitry for detecting to which of said ports said hose is connected to.

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