Global Patent Index - EP 0889673 A3

EP 0889673 A3 2000-06-07 - Dimmer

Title (en)

Dimmer

Title (de)

Dimmer

Title (fr)

Gradateur

Publication

EP 0889673 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 98111109 A

Priority

DE 19728538 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0889673A2] The dimmer includes a first driver and final stage (3) with an output (I.1) for the connection of a first lamp or another load, and a second driver and final stage (4) with an output (II.1) for the connection of a second lamp or a second load. A common control arrangement (6) is provided for the control of both driver and final stages. A micro-controller is preferably provided as the control arrangement, and the dimmer is preferably executed as a basic instrument, on which different operating element (7, 8) with potentiometers (71, 72) or sensors (81, 82) are selectively plugged.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H05B 37/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H05B 37/02 (2006.01); H05B 39/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H05B 39/086 (2013.01); H05B 37/0209 (2013.01); H05B 37/0245 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0889673 A2 19990107; EP 0889673 A3 20000607; EP 0889673 B1 20040630; AT 270490 T 20040715; DE 19728538 A1 19990107

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