|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||062/177; 062/389; 222/052|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 18|
A control system for a refrigerator ice/water dispenser includes an actuation switch, at least one drive unit for releasing either ice or water, a motor activation relay that controls operation of the drive unit, and a power system having multiple power supplies for operating the control system, motor activation relay and drive unit(s). Preferably, the dispenser includes multiple actuation switches, e.g. a water activation switch and a water/ice activation switch, each having an associated activation relay for independently controlling the release of wa...
We claim: 1. A refrigerator comprising: a cabinet within which is defined a refrigeration compartment; a door pivotally mounted to the cabinet for selectively closing the refrigeration compartment; a dispensing unit for dispensing a water product, said dispensing unit including a dispensing switch selectively operated by a consumer; a drive unit which, when activated, causes the water product to be delivered to the dispensing unit; a first control circuit for activating the drive unit, said first control circuit including a control switch electrically c...