Memory mirror system for vehicles

  • US 6,163,083 A
  • Filed: 11/24/1999
  • Issued: 12/19/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/11/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A vehicular exterior rearview mirror system for a vehicle having a reverse gear, comprising:

  • an exterior rearview mirror assembly including a housing and a support for attaching said assembly to a vehicle;

    said exterior rearview mirror assembly including a reflective element and an actuator for positioning said reflective element about an axis;

    a control for operating said actuator, said control receiving an input from one of (i) a mirror switch assembly that is user operable to selectively position said reflective element with respect to said axis, (ii) a memory set switch that is operable by the user of the vehicle in order to set memory positions for said reflective element for multiple vehicle drivers and retrieve memory positions for said reflective element for multiple vehicle drivers, and (iii) said vehicle being placed in reverse gear; and

    wherein said control operates said actuator at a first speed in response to user operation of said mirror switch assembly and at a second speed in response to one of user operation of said memory set switch and the vehicle being placed in reverse gear.

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