DELTA SYSTEMS, INC.
|DELTA SYSTEMS, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20130257087||DASH CLUSTER SYSTEM AND METHOD - A dash cluster system and a method for securing and/or interconnecting a dash cluster to power equipment. The dash cluster system includes a housing having a connecting assembly including at least one peripheral connector positioned along a peripheral surface of the housing. The dash cluster system further comprises a bezel having a front side and a rear side. The bezel also comprises a connecting arrangement formed from at least one extending connector, extending from the rear side. The dash cluster system also comprises a securing connection formed between the housing and the bezel by the interlocking of the peripheral connector of the connecting assembly with the extending connector of the connecting arrangement.||10-03-2013|
|20130199909||PLUNGER SWITCH AND METHOD OF USING SAME - A plunger switch and method comprises a multi-action plunger arrangement having first and second plungers in axial alignment such that the first plunger is centrally located about the second plunger. The second plunger has an annular wall for supporting at least one conductive wiper contact. The plunger switch further comprises first and second biasing members having differing load constants, such that the first and second plungers are actuated at different loads during use and a plurality of terminals for communicating an electrical path. The switch also comprises a housing having a central opening for supporting the plunger arrangement. The second plunger and second second biasing member cooperate with the conductive wiper contact such that compressing of the second biasing member from a normal position to a first actuated position results in a change of state of the switch assembly.||08-08-2013|
|20120312673||SWITCH ASSEMBLY - A switch apparatus includes a housing having an interior chamber for supporting a portion of a shaft body. The shaft body has a portion extending from the housing coupled to a pull knob such that the shaft body and pull knob are selectively located from a first position to a second position. The shaft body further comprises spaced first and second legs having a securing arrangement disposed within a channel formed by the legs, the securing arrangement comprises a restricted region formed about a portion of the legs in the channel and a securing pin fixedly attached to the housing, such that the securing pin engages the restricted region when the shaft body and pull knob transition from the first position to the second position.||12-13-2012|
|20120142206||CONNECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD - A connection system for securing electrical components to a wiring harness includes a body connector having a first opening interconnected to a second opening by a transverse channel, the transverse channel supports a contact assembly along a first plane parallel with said first opening and is transverse to the second opening. The connection system also includes an annular seal surrounding a circular perimeter of a head formed on said body connector.||06-07-2012|
|20110265341||CONNECTION ASSEMBLY - A connection assembly for securing electrical components used with power equipment comprises a housing and connector cover forming an upper arrangement of the connection assembly. The housing and connector cover form a cavity therebetween for supporting electronics disposed within the cavity. The connection assembly also comprises a lower arrangement used to secure the connection assembly to a surface of a power equipment device and a hinge assembly that forms a rotational connection between the upper arrangement and the lower arrangement.||11-03-2011|
|20100191408||TILT AND/OR ACCELERATION SENSING APPARATUS AND METHOD - A tilt or acceleration sensing apparatus and method that allows a tilt or acceleration sensing device of a vehicle to determine: 1) a maximum fall angle of the vehicle, regardless of the orientation of the vehicle and the vehicle's tilt sensor(s) to the incline; or 2) the downward acceleration of the vehicle. In one embodiment, a method of determining a maximum fall angle of a vehicle includes sensing tilt angles of two sensing axes of the vehicle relative to a horizontal reference plane and calculating the maximum fall angle of the vehicle based on the tilt angles. The apparatus and method may also include comparing the maximum fall angle to predetermined values and generating output signals when the maximum fall angle exceeds the predetermined values. In another embodiment, a method of determining when a vehicle is sliding downhill includes sensing the accelerations of three sensing axes.||07-29-2010|
|20100114435||TILT SENSOR ASSEMBLY AND METHOD - A tilt sensor arrangement and method that allows a tilt angle sensor of a vehicle to be tested without tilting the vehicle. In one embodiment, a tilt angle sensor of a vehicle is tested when the vehicle is positioned in a generally horizontal position. The tilt angle sensor is rotated from an operating position to a test position while the vehicle remains in the generally horizontal position and the tilt angle sensor is tested.||05-06-2010|
|20100044194||SWITCH ASSEMBLY HAVING A MECHANICALLY ACTUATED OVERRIDE - A method and apparatus for enabling reverse mow condition in a tractor comprises a switch assembly having an ignition switch that is rotatable through a plurality of positions, a housing for supporting the ignition switch, and an actuator movably located in the housing. The enabling of a reverse mow condition is achieved by displacing the actuator from a rest position to two separate and distinct positions.||02-25-2010|
|20090153314||Indicator Display Module - An indicator display module includes a display face for informing an operator of a monitored condition and a housing having first and second ends. The display face is attached to the first end. The housing provides support to electrical components located within the housing. A cover is fixedly attached to the housing and engages the second end of the housing. A seal is positioned within the housing, forming a sealed cavity around the electrical components stored within the housing.||06-18-2009|
|20090121545||Auxiliary Component Control for Use with a Lawn and Garden Tractor - A controller including a controller input coupled to an engine magneto for monitoring tractor engine operation by monitoring a change in magneto signal thereby determining if the engine is running. A power output circuit coupled to an output from the controller draws current from a tractor battery for powering an auxiliary component when the tractor engine is running and disrupts power to the auxiliary component when the tractor engine is not running to conserve battery life.||05-14-2009|
|20080257631||Override Control Circuits for a Lawn and Garden Tractor - Control circuits for a riding lawn mower providing an override condition for selectively allowing the cutting blades of the lawn mower to operate when the vehicle is traveling in reverse. The circuits incorporate a multi-position ignition switch, an override switch, a vehicle reverse switch, a PTO switch and a park brake switch. In one aspect of the invention, the control circuits disable the engine when the vehicle is placed in reverse with the PTO engaged and without the override condition having been established. In another aspect of the invention, an electric PTO clutch is disabled when the vehicle is placed in reverse with the PTO engaged and without the override condition having been established. The override condition is terminated when the ignition switch is moved away from the override position, or when the operator activates the park brake switch.||10-23-2008|
|20080218002||CONTROL SYSTEM - A control system for an electrical device includes a controller that outputs an AC device enable system when one or more monitored sensors are in a proper state for operation of the electrical device. The control system may also include a sensor signal integrity checking circuit that outputs a validation signal when the sensor is one of a discrete set of acceptable sensor states. The control system may also include a current monitor that monitors the current draw of the electrical device and compares the current draw to a range of acceptable current draw levels and durations and disables operation of the electrical device when the current draw falls outside of the range.||09-11-2008|
Patent applications by DELTA SYSTEMS, INC.