Vehicle accessory module

  • US 6,824,281 B2
  • Filed: 01/31/2003
  • Issued: 11/30/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/31/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An accessory system for a vehicle comprising:

  • a vehicle windshield having a first attachment member affixed thereto;

    an accessory module assembly comprising a mounting portion and a head portion, said mounting portion being configured to mount to said first attachment member, said mounting portion extending generally upward when mounted to said first attachment member, said mounting portion having a second attachment member, said head portion being at an upper portion of said mounting portion and extending generally horizontally and rearwardly from said upper portion with respect to the vehicle when said mounting portion is mounted to said first attachment member, said head portion comprising electronic circuitry for at least one accessory; and

    an interior rearview mirror assembly comprising a mirror casing and a reflective element, said mirror assembly being mountable to said second attachment member, said head portion of said accessory module assembly extending from said upper portion of said mounting portion generally above said mirror casing and being at least one of viewable and user accessible above said mirror casing when said mirror assembly is mounted to said second attachment member.

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