Rearview device mounting assembly with rotatable support

  • US 8,646,924 B2
  • Filed: 02/27/2012
  • Issued: 02/11/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/28/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A rearview device mounting assembly comprising:

  • a mount configured to be operably coupled to a vehicle;

    a first support extending downward from the mount;

    a second support rotatably connected with the first support about a first axis of rotation, the second support including a carrier that extends substantially orthogonal to the first axis of rotation;

    a rearview device assembly operably connected to the carrier, the rearview device assembly being substantially vertically rotatable about the carrier and substantially horizontally rotatable about the first support;

    a coupler that rotatably connects the carrier with a housing of the rearview device assembly; and

    wherein the coupler is configured to rotate relative to the carrier about only the second axis of rotation, which is substantially perpendicular to the first axis of rotation.

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