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Design for quick change of controller assembly in vehicles

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236950D
Publication Date: 2014-May-23
Document File: 4 page(s) / 50K

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Abstract

Present disclosure relates to design for quick change of controller assembly in vehicles. This design for quick change of controller assembly in vehicles is provided with unique bracket which can be used for changing controller assembly in vehicle console. Owner of vehicle often switch between controller assembly such as lever to joystick and vice-versa based on his requirement or any other factors. This design helps in quick change between two controllers such as lever and joystick without having to remove console and other assemblies. This will help both operator and manufacturer as it does not require assembling and dissembling of common component in console. In addition, it will help manufacturer’s service team for changing controllers with minimum tools and without removing other factory fitted components.

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Title: Design for quick change of controller assembly in vehicles

Abstract

Present disclosure relates to design for quick change of controller assembly in vehicles. This design for quick change of controller assembly in vehicles is provided with unique bracket which can be used for changing controller assembly in vehicle console. Owner of vehicle often switch between controller assembly such as lever to joystick and vice-versa based on his requirement or any other factors. This design helps in quick change between two controllers such as lever and joystick without having to remove console and other assemblies.

This will help both operator and manufacturer as it does not require assembling and dissembling of common component in console. In addition, it will help manufacturer's service team for changing controllers with minimum tools and without removing other factory fitted components.

Drawing:


2 Lever Bracket

Rubber Cover

Fig. 1 Controller assembly for lever and other parts in consideration


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Joystick Bracket

Rubber Cover

Fig. 2 Controller assembly for joystick and other parts in consideration

Fig. 3 Rectangular bracket for height adjustment

Description:

This disclosure is about design for quickly changing controller assembly in vehicles. It consists of unique type of bracket which may be pre-integrated with controller assembly. Generally joystick and lever are used as controller assembly in vehicle. Manufacturer of such vehicle provides pre-installed joystick as controller assembly in console.


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Operator or owner of such vehicle changes one controller assembly to second controller assembly. He has to visit manufacturer's service office to incorporate such change. Manufacturer change whole console to incorporate such change and it leads to more cost and time consuming for operator.

This disclosure has solved above mentioned problem by using unique and novel type of bracket. This bracket can be used whenever operator wants to switch...