Automatic sensitivity adjustment for electro-optic mirror and headlight activation control

  • US 5,812,321 A
  • Filed: 04/25/1996
  • Issued: 09/22/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/19/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A light-responsive vehicle control for a vehicle having a passenger compartment and a cover selectively covering at least a portion of said passenger compartment, comprising:

  • at least one light sensor within the passenger compartment; and

    a control receiving an input from said at least one light sensor and producing an output to operate a device, said output being a function at least of light sensed by said light sensor and a sensitivity value;

    wherein said control is responsive to the position of the cover with respect to the passenger compartment to adjust said sensitivity value.

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