Global Patent Index - EP 0973589 A1

EP 0973589 A1 20000126 - 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

A63H 17/38

IPC 8 full level

A63H 17/38 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

A63H 17/38 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9845008A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB IT

DOCDB simple family (publication)

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

DOCDB simple family (application)

FR 9704520 A 19970408; EP 98920585 A 19980407; FR 9800707 W 19980407; US 40287199 A 19991213