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Electrical Actuator

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Mechanism for vehicle transmission default to park
05/28/15 - 20150143938 - A default-to-park mechanism for a transmission includes an output member, a rotatable plate, a latching mechanism, and a biasing member. The output member is rotatable to park, reverse, neutral, and drive positions. The rotatable plate is coaxial with the output member. The plate and the output member interfere with one...

Organ type electronic automatic shift lever
05/21/15 - 20150135877 - An organ type electronic automatic shift lever may include a shift lever portion, a step motor unit, an operating arm, a position recognition unit, and a gear shift stage control unit. The shift lever portion may have a lower end at which a magnetic unit is mounted. The step motor...

Transmission electronic shifter with adjustable damped friction clutch
04/30/15 - 20150114157 - An electronic shifter can include a base, a shift lever assembly, a detent system and a clutch system. The shift lever assembly can include a pivot base having a coupling member. The detent system can include a biasing member and a detent member associated with the shift lever assembly. The...

Split electronic transmission range selection systems and methods with electronic button shifter
04/23/15 - 20150107392 - A system for selecting a transmission range in a vehicle includes a plurality of range selection buttons configured to individually select corresponding ones of a plurality of ranges. A plurality of sensing circuits are configured to generate sense signals based on positions of corresponding ones of the plurality of range...

Automatic transmission with an operating element
04/09/15 - 20150096398 - An automatic transmission having an operator control which has at least one manually actuable switching rocker which is arranged on a steering wheel. A sensor senses the actuation of the switching rocker and is connected via a signal path to a transmission control device of the automatic transmission. The switching...

Shift-by-wire system for a vehicle, and a transmission range selection method thereof
03/26/15 - 20150082931 - A method for determining a transmission range selection of a shift-by-wire system, which includes a shift lever, a park button, and a controller, is provided. The shift lever is movable between a plurality of transmission range positions, each corresponding to a transmission range, and a null position. The park button...

Vehicular transmission device
03/12/15 - 20150068342 - Provided is a transmission device of a vehicle, that can use a manual transmission without modifications, and can perform automatic gear shifting. A transmission is provided with shift blocks for regulating shifting between gear positions so as to achieve the automatic gear shifting. This vehicle transmission device includes the shift...

Shift device for vehicle
03/12/15 - 20150068343 - In a shift device of the present invention, a shift range is switched to a drive range or a reverse range when a switch portion is operated additionally to moving of an operational member. Switching to a drive range is executed when the switch portion is operated further in a...

Methods and systems for shifting a transmission gear
03/05/15 - 20150059510 - A vehicle includes a transmission including a plurality of operating modes, a shift selector including a switch mechanism associated with at least two operating modes of the plurality of operating modes, and a controller operably coupled to the transmission and to the shift selector. The controller is configured to receive...

Method for controlling a transmission of a motor vehicle
02/26/15 - 20150053039 - A method for controlling a motor vehicle transmission (11) is disclosed in which a sensor (18) used to produce an indication of position of a selector (17) is calibrated such that positioning the selector (17) at a peak force feedback position produced by a peak and trough force feedback mechanism...

Shifting-operation detection unit
01/01/15 - 20150000447 - In a shifting-operation detection unit, a first detection unit has a first resistor connected in series to a first switch and a second resistor connected in parallel to the first switch and the first resistor, a second detection unit has a third resistor connected in series to a second switch...

Shift position detecting device
01/01/15 - 20150000448 - A shift position detecting device that determines a shift position based on a detection logic formed of a combination of turning on or off of a plurality of switches that are fixedly arranged at least one by one at positions corresponding to a plurality of detecting object portion rows mounted...

Range switch device
01/01/15 - 20150000449 - A range switch device has a range switch control without an abutment control of a motor. The range switch control detects an encoder count at a slack removed rotation position of the motor during a rotation to a target rotation position at a shift range switch time. Then, the range...

Shift-by-wire controller
01/01/15 - 20150000450 - A shift-by-wire controller is applied to a shift-by-wire system which switches a shift range of an automatic transmission by a driving force of a motor, and drives the motor according to an input signal. The shift-by-wire controller includes a position sensor, a position acquirement portion acquiring a switching edge corresponding...

Vehicle control apparatus
12/18/14 - 20140366670 - In a manual transmission mode, a downshift instruction signal is outputted by a position sensor, and a shift range is lowered by one gear, as a result of an operation of a shift lever by the driver. The driving force of the vehicle is increased through downshifting. The number of...

Bicycle component actuation apparatus
11/27/14 - 20140345411 - A bicycle component actuation apparatus basically comprises a base member; a user operating member and a controller. The user operating member is movably mounted to the base member from a rest position to a first operated position. The controller detects operation of the user operating member to operate first and...

Vehicle shift control device
10/30/14 - 20140318294 - A vehicle shift control device includes: a parking lock device selectively switched by driving of an electric motor between a lock position restraining rotation of wheels and a non-lock position not restraining the rotation of the wheels; and an electronic control device controlling the electric motor, the vehicle shift control...

Smart touch type electronic auto shift lever
10/30/14 - 20140318295 - An electronic auto shift lever, and more particularly, a smart touch type electronic auto shift lever configures a shift operating unit of the auto shift lever. The auto shift lever includes a touch screen and provides a predetermined shift pattern to a user to perform a shift operation by an...

Gearbox control module
10/30/14 - 20140318296 - A gearbox control module for a gearbox comprises an electronic component with an electronic circuit configured to control the gearbox, electrical connections and a module carrier. The electronics component and the electrical connections are mounted on the module carrier, and the module carrier is a cover configured to sealingly close...

Bicycle component operating apparatus
10/09/14 - 20140298943 - A bicycle component operating apparatus is basically provided with a controller. The controller is configured to electrically adjust an input position of at least one operating member for starting operation of at least one bicycle component....

Bicycle gear changing apparatus
10/02/14 - 20140290411 - A bicycle gear changing apparatus is basically provided with a controller. The controller is configured to be operatively coupled a first input to receive first shift signals. The controller is configured to be operatively coupled to a second input to receive second shift signals. The controller outputs control signals to...

Bicycle gear changing apparatus
10/02/14 - 20140290412 - A bicycle gear changing apparatus is basically provided with an upshifting input, a downshifting input and a controller. The controller is operatively coupled to the upshifting input and the downshifting input to receive upshift signals and downshift signals. The controller outputs control signals to control a first gear changing device...

Smart touch type electronic auto-shift lever
09/25/14 - 20140283639 - A smart touch type electronic auto-shift lever may include a shift stage controller which is connected to a controller of an electronic auto-transmission of a vehicle and a touch screen which is arranged on a console of a vehicle and is connected to the shift stage controller to display information...

Range switching device
09/11/14 - 20140251051 - A range switching device has a range switch mechanism driven by a motor and a control unit in the range switching device performs an abutment control for controlling the motor when a shift range is a range other than a P range at a start time of the control unit,...

Method for electronically controlling a bicycle gearshift and electronically servo-assisted bicycle gearshift
08/14/14 - 20140224055 - A device (42, 50, 70, 75, 80, 85) for manually inputting commands for an electronically servo-assisted bicycle gearshift (8) comprises a lever (54, 86) configured to actuate a first switch (60) when it is rotated by a first predetermined angle, and to actuate the first switch (60) and a second...

Activation apparatus for a transmission of a motor vehicle
08/07/14 - 20140216194 - An activation apparatus is provided for a transmission of a motor vehicle, having a gear selector that is moveable in at least one shift gate for selecting different drive program of the transmission, a control device with which the selection of at least one drive program of the transmission can...

Automatic transmission system for bicycle
07/17/14 - 20140196560 - The invention includes a wheel speed detector, disposed beside a wheel of the bicycle for detecting a rotational speed of the wheel; a crankset forward rotation detector, disposed beside a crankset of the bicycle for detecting forward rotational speed of the crankset; a control module, attached on a handle bar...

Shift-by-wire selector control system for a motor vehicle transmission
07/10/14 - 20140190302 - A method for operating a multi-stable shift-by wire selector control system of a motor vehicle transmission. The multi-stable shift-by wire selector control system includes a multi-stable selector which is operable by the driver of the vehicle to select a respective one of the operating modes of the transmission, an arrangement...

Shift control device for a bicycle derailleur
06/19/14 - 20140165763 - The invention relates to a shift control device for an electronic derailleur of a racing bicycle. The control device includes a support body conventionally mounted to handlebars of the bicycle. The control device includes a plurality of electrical switches for selectively controlling a gear change of the bicycle. An upper...

Speed change controller for saddle-ride type vehicles
05/29/14 - 20140144271 - A speed change controller is provided on a saddle-ride type vehicle and is suited to manipulation by a foot. The speed change controller for saddle-ride type vehicles comprises a detection mechanism that detects operation by a driver for speed change, and a speed change mechanism that performs speed change on...

Attachable electronic shift lever
05/15/14 - 20140130630 - In one embodiment of the present invention, electronic shift lever including a PRND button and a scroll wheel configured to operate an H-Matic function, which are formed within one region of an upper surface of the shift lever, respectively, in which the shift lever is formed to be attached to...

Electronic shifting systems and methods
04/17/14 - 20140102237 - The invention provides a wireless control system for a bicycle, including at least one shift actuator generating an input signal when actuated and a master control unit transmitting a shift signal responsive to the input signal. At least one electromechanical gear changer is provided and includes a gear changer control...

Shift-by-wire gearshift device for an automatic vehicle transmission
02/27/14 - 20140053674 - A pivotable selector lever assembly for performing shifting operations (P, R, N, D) for controlling a vehicle transmission. This may include an electronic transmission device linked to the selector lever assembly for determining the shifting operations, and a mechanical transmission device linked to the selector lever assembly and the vehicle...

Shift device
02/06/14 - 20140033849 - A shift device provided with a shift lever that is movable from a home position to a plurality of mode selection positions including a travel mode selection position and a non-travel mode selection position. A lever holding mechanism holds the shift lever at the travel mode selection position when the...

Position sensor
01/23/14 - 20140020495 - A position sensor that detects operation positions of an operation member includes an element array having three stages, each including one or more detection elements. A detected subject is detected by each detection element in two adjacent upstream and downstream stages to determine an operation position of the operation member....

Automotive transmission
01/23/14 - 20140020496 - An automotive transmission that selects a shift position based on various shift patterns without changing the structure of the automotive transmission. The automotive transmission includes a controller configured to input a selection value based on a shift pattern selected from a plurality of shift patterns and operate a shift lever...

Electronic shifting device of a vehicle
01/16/14 - 20140013890 - An operation device of a shift by wire way excludes mechanical connection for transferring operational force between a transmission and an operation device for shifting, which can be used in a vehicle to which an electronic shifting device is mounted. For this purpose, a shift pattern is capable of operating...

Shifting range sensing apparatus
01/09/14 - 20140007728 - A shifting range sensing system, may include a shift lever pivotally connected to a vehicle body, a shift range sensing apparatus to sense a pivotal movement of the shift lever, an inhibitor switch mounted in a transmission, and a controller taking an emergency measure when a signal of the inhibitor...

Non-contact sensor and shift lever device
12/26/13 - 20130340557 - A non-contact sensor includes a substrate having a groove, two pattern coils arranged on opposite sides of the groove, a detected object connected to the shift lever and moved in cooperation with the shift lever along the groove, and a signal processing circuit that calculates a movement amount of the...

Operation device
12/12/13 - 20130327173 - An operation device that controls an apparatus. The operation device includes an operation member that is movable to a plurality of positions. The operation device sends an electric signal to the apparatus in accordance with the position of the operation member. A tactile force application mechanism applies tactile force to...

Shift by wire transmission shift control system
11/21/13 - 20130305865 - At least one implementation of a gear shift control system includes an output mechanism coupled to a vehicle transmission, a first drive member coupled to the output mechanism to drive the output mechanism to shift between gears of the transmission and a drivetrain. The drivetrain may include a first input...

Method for controlling a transmission of a motor vehicle
11/07/13 - 20130291673 - A method for controlling a motor vehicle transmission (11) is disclosed in which a sensor (18) used to produce an indication of position of a selector (17) is calibrated such that positioning the selector (17) at a peak force feedback position produced by a peak and trough force feedback mechanism...

Bar-end electric actuation device of a bicycle gearshift
10/24/13 - 20130276568 - The bar-end electric actuation device of a bicycle gearshift, comprising a body suitable for being mounted at an end of handlebars facing forwards in the direction of travel (X) of the bicycle and a first and a second electric actuation member acting on respective electrical contacts which are mounted in...

Bicycle electric actuator unit
08/01/13 - 20130192405 - A bicycle electric actuator unit basically has a housing, an electric drive part and a cable holding member. The electric drive part is disposed in the housing and electrically connected to an electrical cable. The cable holding member is provided at an outer surface of the housing to hold a...

Power switching device for vehicles
07/04/13 - 20130167681 - A power switching device for vehicle has an engaging mechanism for connecting and disconnecting between a pair of rotating members arranged on a driving force transmission passage, an operating mechanism for switch-operating the engaging mechanism, an electric actuator, and a waiting mechanism having an elastic member, wherein the elastic member...

Speed change controller for saddle-ride type vehicles
06/27/13 - 20130160590 - A speed change controller is provided on a saddle-ride type vehicle and is suited to manipulation by a foot. The speed change controller for saddle-ride type vehicles comprises a detection mechanism that detects operation by a driver for speed change, and a speed change mechanism that performs speed change on...

Unknown
06/13/13 - 20130145884 - A satellite electrical bicycle shift control device comprising: a mounting portion and a first electrical shift control switch portion attached to the mounting portion, the electrical shift control switch portion including an operating member moveable, relative to the mounting portion, between a neutral position and an actuating position....

Bicycle generator and/or shifting device
06/13/13 - 20130145885 - A bicycle generator or a shifting device has a base member, a rotation receiving member and a dynamo. The base member is configured to be mounted only in vicinity of a hub axle. The rotation receiving member is rotatably mounted on the base member and is rotated by a rotational...

Transmission system for shift by wire
06/13/13 - 20130145886 - The automatic transmission system includes a shift lever for changing stages by a user, a shift-lock device for fixing or releasing the shift lever, and a control unit including a shift control logic changing the stages of the transmission in accordance with the stage changed by the shift lever and...

Shift control device for motorcycle, and motorcycle incorporating same
05/30/13 - 20130133457 - A shift control device for a motorcycle includes a transmission that allows switching between a neutral state and a number of engaged shift positions, a shift control section that controls a shift state of the transmission, and an N/D changeover switch that switches between the neutral state and a drive...

Shifter assembly for providing mechanical and electronic actuation to a transmission of a vehicle and a method of operating the shifter assembly
04/04/13 - 20130081501 - A shifter assembly for providing mechanical and electronic actuation to a transmission and a method of operating the same is disclosed. A shift lever is pivotable about a first axis in a first mode for providing mechanical actuation, and a second mode for providing electronic actuation to the transmission. An...

Bicycle component control device
02/07/13 - 20130031998 - A bicycle component control device basically includes a bracket and a bicycle component operating unit. The bicycle component operating unit is disposed in an interior space of the bracket. The bicycle component operating unit includes an operating member protruding toward outside of the interior space. The bracket includes a plurality...

Device for detecting the neutral position of a lever for controlling shifting and selecting gears in a motor vehicle gearbox
02/07/13 - 20130031999 - The lever is mounted such as to be capable of moving relative to a detector suitable for detecting lever movements and for sending electrical signals to a processing unit. The detector comprises an axially magnetised cylindrical magnet positioned according to the axis of rotation and selection of the lever corresponding...

Integrated control shift lever device
01/31/13 - 20130025397 - An integrated control shift lever device according to an exemplary embodiment provides M mode of +/− to feel a dynamic shift manipulation feeling together with automatic mode of P (parking), R (reverse), N (neutral), and D (driving) as a basic function and further provides integrated mode 6 to provide to...

Integrated control shift lever device
01/31/13 - 20130025398 - An shift lever device provides M mode of +/− to feel a dynamic shift manipulation feeling together with automatic mode of P (parking), R (reverse), N (neutral), and D (driving) as a basic function and further provides integrated mode to provide to engine control unit the electrical signal generated by...

Transmission driving device
01/10/13 - 20130008279 - A transmission driving device that is capable of preventing displacement of a shift operation member or a select operation member in a case where there is reverse input in the shift operation member or the select operation member by inhibiting rotation of a rotation member which is released from an...

Shift switching device
01/03/13 - 20130000436 - An HV-ECU executes a program including a step (S102) of turning on a fail-safe permission flag if a select sensor is abnormal (YES in step S100), and a step (S108) of transmitting a non-P request signal to a P-ECU if the position of a shift lever is read as the...

Transmission device
12/20/12 - 20120318089 - An object of the invention is to provide a transmission device which has a simple structure and can be produced at a low cost. A second electromagnetic clutch is shut off at a timing when an electric motor is decelerated and before selecting motion is finished, and thereafter, a shift/select...

Apparatus for electronically controllable transmission
12/20/12 - 20120318090 - Provided is an apparatus for electronically controllable transmission, and more particularly, an apparatus for electronically controllable transmission, the apparatus capable of shifting gears by moving a shift lever and sensing the magnetic flux density of a magnet, which moves in accordance with the rotation of the shift lever, by using...

Automated manual transmission control apparatus
11/22/12 - 20120291580 - An automated manual transmission control apparatus may include a cam rotatably provided on a center shaft, first power transmission assembly for transmitting power generated by rotational displacement of the cam to a shift lever as power to drive the shift lever, and second power transmission assembly for transmitting power generated...

Shift switching control device of vehicle
09/20/12 - 20120234124 - A shift switching control device of a vehicle including a shift switching mechanism that electrically switches a shift position of an automatic transmission with activation of a step motor based on an operation signal indicative of an operating state of an operating device for switching a shift position of the...

Relay control of a transmission direction control system
07/05/12 - 20120167705 - A transmission direction control system of a vehicle comprises a transmission circuit having a transmission actuator to activate a corresponding solenoid, and an actuating switch for controlling an electrical flow through the transmission circuit; a control circuit configured to actuate the switch; and a control configured for electrical communication with...

Shifting apparatus for manual transmission
06/07/12 - 20120137812 - A shifting apparatus for a manual transmission automatically performs a selecting operation and a shifting operation through the driving of one motor according to a shift step level of a shift lever at the time when a driver operates the shift lever. The apparatus includes a driving motor with a...

Device for the automatic operation of a manual gear box
04/19/12 - 20120090421 - An operating device for an automatically switched manual gearbox. The gearbox has a movable engagement element for each gear. The device has rotary shafts (1) and rotatable shift fingers (2, 3, 4) to move selected engagement elements each for a gear. Each separate shift finger (2, 3, 4) is associated...

Power transmission device
03/22/12 - 20120067153 - A power transmission device for a vehicle configured with a rotary power member, and a mechanism configured with a plurality of operational states. A switching shaft changes the operational state of the operating mechanism and is moved by an electric actuator. A control transmission transmits the power from the actuator...

Transmission unit
02/09/12 - 20120031215 - A transmission for a motor vehicle including a transmission housing for receiving a transmission and an actuator for actuating the transmission. The actuator comprises an electric motor having a stator, a rotor, and a drive shaft protruding into an interior of the transmission housing. The actuator further comprises a control...

Gear selector system
12/08/11 - 20110296942 - A gear selector assembly for selecting a gear position of a transmission includes an internal mode switch having detent lever, a plurality of magnetic field sensors, a control module, a first power supply and a second power supply. The detent lever has a plurality of detents and a magnetized track,...

Actuating device having force-feedback
12/08/11 - 20110296943 - The invention relates to an actuation device for a shift-by-wire-actuated gearshift transmission. It includes a shifter base and an actuating element pivotally supported in a bearing location of the shifter base. The actuation device further includes at least one actuator for blocking the actuation element. Here, the actuator, in addition...

Systems and methods for engagement and disengagement of gears
12/01/11 - 20110290055 - Systems and methods for engagement and disengagement of gears are provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a gear engagement system including a first crown gear assembly including a first crown gear including first crown teeth including a non-magnetic material and a ring including a first magnetic material and...

Locking/unlocking device
12/01/11 - 20110290056 - A locking/unlocking device, specifically for locking and unlocking the reverse gear of the gearbox of a vehicle, comprising a housing provided interiorly with a fixed core provided with a coil and a mobile core triggered by the activation of said coil and attached to a computer by electrical connection means...

Gearbox
12/01/11 - 20110290057 - A gearbox having a housing, an actuator, a leadscrew rotated by the actuator, a rack nut threadingly engaged with the leadscrew to move longitudinally as the leadscrew rotates, a toothed section that moved with the rack nut, a shaft and a gear integral with or coupled to the shaft, and...