Memory mirror system for vehicles

  • US 6,867,510 B2
  • Filed: 10/21/2002
  • Issued: 03/15/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/11/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A vehicle memory mirror system for a vehicle having an ignition system, comprising:

  • first and second vehicle mirror assemblies, each including a reflective element, a motor for positioning said reflective element about an axis, a monitor for monitoring the position of said reflective element with respect to said axis and a mirror-based control in order to position said reflective element at a particular position with respect to said axis;

    said mirror-based control of at least one of said first and second mirror assemblies comprising a microcomputer;

    said microcomputer operating said motor in response to an input;

    said input comprising an interrupt input, wherein said mirror-based control of said at least one of said first and second mirror assemblies has a reduced energy mode that is terminated in response to said input whereby said microcomputer is responsive to said input even when the ignition system of the vehicle is off.

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