Portable electronic scale of minimal thickness and weight
Portable weighing scale
Electronic fish scale
ApplicationNo. 10816347 filed on 04/01/2004
US Classes:177/131, Hand manipulatable load pickup device177/148, Hand manipulatable weigher177/245, COMBINED190/100, HAND LUGGAGE (SUITCASE, BRIEFCASE, ETC.)280/47.35, Plural load supports190/102, With means for securing an accessory177/211, Strain gauge177/210C, Capacitors177/210FP, Frequency changes or pulse counts73/862.68, By measuring electrical properties190/115, With handle73/862.641, Helical or spiral190/18AWheeled
ExaminersPrimary: Gibson, Randy W.
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International ClassesG01G 19/52
AbstractA luggage device includes: (a) a main housing, the main housing having a top, a bottom, and walls, and having an opening area for insertion of one or more items into the main housing, with closure means; (b) load determination component connected to the main housing at the bottom, having at least one base member with a first position where it is not in contact with and resting on a separate surface under weight of the luggage device, and having a second position where it is in contact with and resting on a separate surface under weight of the luggage device, and is capable of weight determination; (c) load determination display mechanism connected to the load determination component for display of weight determined. In yet other embodiments, the present invention luggage device is arranged so that the handle rather than the bottom is utilized to function as part of the weighing capability.