Vincent Associates® Receives US Patent for the DSS Series of Electronic
Associates®, the manufacturer of UNIBLITZ® shutters, is pleased to
announce that it has received its initial United States Patent (U.S.
Patent No. 7,883,280) for the UNIBLITZ® DSS series of shutters. The
products presently covered are the DSS10
(20mm), and the DSS25
(25mm) series of shutters. Additional aperture sizes will have
future availability due the ability to "scale" these products for
The DSS series provides
some of the most innovative technology from UNIBLITZ®. These
patented and additional patent pending devices have eliminated the
external protruding actuator and contain no other interfering
components. All drive and damping components related to the
mechanical motion of the shutter are contained or integrated within
the shutter housing. The device can also be scaled for alternate
aperture sizes and configurations to further tailor the device for
the most demanding customer applications.
reliability of this device has been enhanced by containing only two
unique moving parts (the drive ring and the blades). This in
conjunction with their bi-stable operation (and when driving the
shutter with the new ED12DSS
+12VDC driver) has resulted in the most reliable device of its kind
These devices are now
available through our on-line ordering system as well as in an
evaluation kit which will include, choice of shutter, evaluation
driver, interconnect cables and documentation. Everything you need to
evaluate this type of device for your application.
more than 40 years, Vincent Associates® has been supplying the
UNIBLITZ® electro-programmable shutter
systems worldwide, addressing numerous demanding applications.
About Vincent Associates
Associates® is the manufacturer of UNIBLITZ® electronic
and shutter systems based in Rochester, NY, with distribution centers
worldwide. Vincent Associates® provides shutter solutions to a wide
variety of consumers after rigorous testing to ensure application
with confidence. For more information visit our website at:
www.uniblitz.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org,
or call (585) 385-5930 to learn more about products offered by
UNIBLITZ® and how they may enhance your specific application.