Title:
Zara porta head rest
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
My patent can be attached or detached to any standard wheel chair and provide relief to the upper posterior while providing entertainment and educational assistance to blind and handicap persons of all ages. The Zara Porta Headrest device is easily stored and transportable.



Inventors:
John Sr., Zazzara P. (So. Plainfield, NJ, US)
Application Number:
10/124636
Publication Date:
10/23/2003
Filing Date:
04/18/2002
Assignee:
ZAZZARA JOHN P.
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
297/402, 297/217.4
International Classes:
A47C7/38; A47C7/42; A61G5/12; (IPC1-7): A47C7/36
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Primary Examiner:
WHITE, RODNEY BARNETT
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
John Sr., Zazzara P. (203 OAK MANOR PKWY., SO. PLAINFIELD, NJ, 07080, US)
Claims:
1. I hereby claim that my patent device can be applied to most standard wheel chairs. Furthermore, my patent provides both relief, comfort, entertainment and education when in use and can easily be stored when not required.

Description:

SUMMARY

[0001] My invention is considered an improvement to the standard wheel chair devices which are not designed for prolonged usage. Typical wheel chair users frequently experience neck fatigue in situations where prolonge seating in the wheel chair is required or neccessary. This patent addresses the neck fatigue problem through the development of a head and neck support device which attaches to the standard wheel chair. An added feature of the device includes audio speaker system which aid handicap and blind for learning brailel through cassette devices. The object of this patent is to document the development of the Zara Porta Headrest device. This includes the manufacture and usage of said device.

DETAIL DESCRIPTION/SPECIFICATION

[0002] No. 1. as per FIG. 1. is Zara Porta Head Rest in a vertical operating position, said head rest includes 2 mini stereo speakers permanently attached to said head rest No. 1. as per FIG. 1. Said mini speakers measuring 2.00 O.D.×1.00 D. outside plastic grill cover measures 3.00×3.00 O.D.×0.500 D. Head rest is made of vinyl poly knit backing measuring 16.00×9.500. No. 2.a. as per FIG. 2. shows mini speaker permanently attached to left side of head rest #.1. As per FIG. 1.2.b. shows mini speaker permanently attached to right side of head rest. No. 3. shows stereo speaker wire permanently attached to speakers in said head rest. No. 4.a. as per FIG. 1. shows steel head rest holding assembly unit attached to left handle on wheel chair as per FIG. 8. No. 4.b. as per FIG. 1. shows steel head rest holding assembly unit attached to right handle on wheel chair as per FIG. 8. No. 5.a. as per FIG. 1. shows left side of wheel chair assembly frame. No. 5.b. as per FIG. 1. shows right side of wheel chair assembly frame. FIG. 1. shows front view of wheel chair with head rest in vertical operating position. No. 6. as per FIG. 2. shows cut out view exposing plastic foam cushion inside head rest as per FIG. 2. measuring 0.500L×9.00W×0.500 thick as per FIG. 2. No. 27. as per FIG. 2. shows permanent vinyl backing on wheel chair as per FIG. 8. No. 8.a. as per FIG. 2. shows rearview of wheel chair exposing left handle on said wheel chair as per FIG. 8. 8.b. shows rearview of wheel chair exposing right handle on said wheel chair as per FIG. 8. No. 1. shows rearview of Zara Porta Headrest in a vertical downward position as per FIG. 2. No 23. as per FIG. 4. show side view steel rotating rod cylinder housing measuring 1.50 O.D.×0.625 W No 4. as per FIG. 3. shows main steel assembly housing shaft on a horizontal plain 0.750 O.D×2.00 LG. No 12. as per FIG. 3. shows extended steel shaft 0.500×0.875 LG. No. 15. as per FIG. 3. shows hole 0.250 I.D.×0.500L measuring 0.550 dead center on horizontal plane to right end of said steel assembly shaft No. 12 . . . No 24 as per FIG. 3. shows cut out view showing steel shaft No 12. and hole No. 15 . . . No 7. as per FIG. 3. shows steel holding clamp for said steel rod housing assembly. No. 22. as per FIG. 3. shows 6 point steel head adjusting bolt 0.375×16 thread×0.675 LG . . . No. 14a and No. 14b. show cutout view 0.280 I.D. hole of left and right end of said steel mounting clamp No. 7. as per FIG. 3 . . . No. 13a as per fig shows 180 degree cut out 0.875 radius and steel assembly shaft No. 4 . . . No. 13b. as per FIG. 3. shows cutout 180 degree 0.850 radius and steel; mounting clamp No. 7 . . . No. 9a and No. 9b show steel flat head mounting screws 0.250×20 thread×0.570 LG. for said steel mounting clamp No. 7. as per FIG. 3 . . . No. 18. as per FIG. 3. shows steel retaining snap cap 0.495 I.D.×0.350 W . . . No. 16. as per FIG. 3. shows steel holding rod on a vertical plane 0.375 O.D.×10.00 LG. No. 10a. and No. 10b. as per FIG. 3. shows cutout view of threaded holes 0.250 I.D.×0.650 D.×0.250 LG. from dead center to left and right of said steel shaft No. 4. on a horizontal plane. No. 11. as per FIG. 3 shows cutout view of 3.75 I.D treads for steel clamp No. 7 . . . No. 9a. and 9b. shows steel flat head mounting screws 0.250×20 threads×0.575 LG. for steel mounting clamp No. 7. as per FIG. 3. No. 21. as per FIG. 4. shows steel cylinder locking screw 0.250×20 threads×1.00 LG with knurled plastic head 0.850 O.D.×0.625 LG . . . No. 17. as per FIG. 4 shows cutout view of steel holding rod No. 16. screwed into cylinder rotating housing on a vertical plane facing north from dead center. No. 20 as per FIG. 4. shows cutout view of threaded hole and steel rotating cylinder housing 0.250 I.D×20 thread for adjusting screw No. 21. on a horizontal plane facing east from dead center of No. 19 . . . No. 19 as per FIG. 4 shows 0.550 I.D. hole in dead center of steel rotating cylinder housing No. 23 . . . No. 25. as per FIG. 4. shows threads on end of steel holding rod 0.375 O.D×16 thread×0.435 LG . . . No. 34 as per FIG. 8. shows rear view of head rest in vertical downward closed position . . . No. 26a. and No. 26b. show cloth backing facing outward with both ends machine stitch vertically measuring 16.00×9.50 as per FIG. 5. No. 28a. and No. 28b. shows vinyl poly-knit head rest inverted with backing inside and machine stitched vertically 0.500 from left end and 0.500 from right end as per FIG. 6 . . . No. 29a and No. 29b show mini-speakers permanently mounted in headrest No. 1. as per FIG. 6 . . . No. 30 as per FIG. 7. shows plastic retaining board to secure speakers to headrest covers No. 1 as per FIG. 6 . . . Plastic board measurements 3.650W×4.00 LG×0.625 T with 2.00 hole measuring 3.750 dead center vertically to top end and 3.850 from dead center to left and right end on horizontal plane. Steel self threading mounting screws 0.400 LG×0.100 T as per FIG. 7. No. 2a and No. 2b. as per FIG. 7. show mini-speakers minus and plus wires. No. 1 as per FIG. 7. shows headrest vinyl cover. No 32. as per FIG. 7 shows mini-speaker 2.500 O.D.×0.165 W. No. 33. as per FIG. 7. shows plastic speaker cover.





 
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