Electric apparatus

  • US 9,769,342 B2
  • Filed: 04/17/2013
  • Issued: 09/19/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/20/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An electric equipment including a reception unit configured to receive an instruction relating to functions of the electric equipment by an operation of a user and having operation states of a power conserving state in which power required for performing the functions thereof is limited and a normal state in which the power is not limited, the electric equipment comprising:

  • a signal output unit configured to output signals of different levels depending on the operation state when the reception unit receives the instruction from the user; and

    a control signal unit configured to selectively output a return signal relating to a return to the normal state or an execution signal relating to an execution of a function corresponding to the instruction received by the reception unit, based on the signal output from the signal output unit.

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