Remote control vacuum cleaner and charging system

  • US 5,926,909 A
  • Filed: 08/28/1996
  • Issued: 07/27/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/28/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A remote control vacuum cleaner system comprising:

  • a remote control vacuum cleaner having a housing, a plurality of wheels mounted to said housing, motor means for selectively driving said plurality of wheels, a detachable canister, said detachable canister releasably securable to said housing, a blower mounted to said housing, said blower in communication with said canister for forcibly drawing air and debris into said canister through a nozzle in communication with said canister, a first power source attached to said housing, said first power source for providing electrical power to components of said remote control vacuum cleaner requiring such electrical power;

    a remote controller operatively attached to said remote control vacuum cleaner, said remote controller responsive to control signals from a source remote to said remote control vacuum cleaner;

    a remote controller unit having a plurality of user activated switches thereon and a second power source located within said remote controller unit providing power thereto, said remote controller unit capable of communicating said control signals to said remote controller by operation of said user activated switches thereby remotely controlling propulsion and steering of said remote control vacuum cleaner; and

    a charging unit holder base cooperatively engageable with both said remote controller unit and said remote control vacuum cleaner, said charging unit holder base communicating electrical power to said first power source through cooperatively engaging electrical connections mounted on both of said charging unit holder base and on said remote control vacuum cleaner, thereby providing electrical power to recharge said first power source when said remote control vacuum cleaner is cooperatively engaged with said charging unit holder base.

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