Global Patent Index - EP 0973589 A1

EP 0973589 A1 2000-01-26 - STEERING DEVICE FOR MINIATURE VEHICLE

Title (en)

STEERING DEVICE FOR MINIATURE VEHICLE

Title (de)

STEUERUNGSVORRICHTUNG VON MINIATURFAHRZEUGEN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE CONDUITE POUR VEHICULE MINIATURE

Publication

EP 0973589 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 98920585 A

Priority

  • FR 9800707 W
  • FR 9704520 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2761614A1] The invention concerns a steering device (1) for moving and directing a miniature vehicle (10) provided with at least one leading wheel (13), the steering device comprising a control member (2) arranged outside the miniature vehicle (10) to be remote-manipulated by the user, means (3) for transmitting inside said miniature vehicle (10) any movement produced on the control member (2), and means for deflecting each leading wheel (13) controlled by said transmission means (3). The invention is characterised in that said steering device (1) comprises converting means (5) for gearing down any primary movement actuating the transmission means (3) into a secondary movement for deflecting each leading wheel (13). The invention is applicable to toys, in particular miniature vehicles remote-controlled by a control member with dimensions and positioning corresponding to the child's morphology.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A63H 17/38

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63H 17/38 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63H 17/38 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9845008A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB IT

EPO simple patent family

FR 2761614 A1 19981009; FR 2761614 B1 19990604; EP 0973589 A1 20000126; US 6272946 B1 20010814; WO 9845008 A1 19981015

INPADOC legal status


2002-01-02 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20011018

2001-05-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010321

2000-01-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991008

2000-01-26 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE ES GB IT