Automotive Technician Terminal Cable Stanchion
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09
This article describes a cable guide/stanchion assembly which allows a mobile technician terminal to be strategically positioned near a motor vehicle for attachment of cables to engine connectors to conduct diagnostic tests. The technician terminal is a mobile diagnostic tool used to identify malfunctions in motor vehicles. In operation, the terminal display must be accessible to the operator of the terminal. The cables emanating from the front of the terminal have to be connected to various points on the engine and under the dashboard via connectors. The cable guide/stanchion assembly disclosed herein allows the mobile terminal to be strategically positioned near the vehicle and brings the cables into position next to the engine bay close at hand for attachment to various connectors.