Vibration generating device and input unit for video game machine using said device

Application Number: 00109394
Application Date: 2000.06.01
Publication Number: 1276551
Publication Date: 2000.12.13
Priority Information: 1999/6/4 JP 158766/99
International: G06F3/00
Applicant(s) Name: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Aiba Masahiro
Patent Agency Code: 11216
Patent Agent: liu jiyang
Abstract The present invention provided a vibration generator and input device for game equipment using the same, and it can reduce the number of the parts, can make a controller small in size and light in weight to reduce the cost and the kinds of the parts while improving the operation character of the controller, and will achieve a plurality of functions easily. Disclosed is an input device (controller) for inputting signals to a game apparatus using a computer. The input device includes a vibration generating machine (a vibration generating device), the vibration state of which can be set in correspondence with the frequency.