Global Patent Index - EP 0945670 A3

EP 0945670 A3 2000-01-19 - Christmas tree illumination

Title (en)

Christmas tree illumination

Title (de)

Christbaumbeleuchtung

Title (fr)

Système d'illumination pour arbre de Noel

Publication

EP 0945670 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 99104154 A

Priority

  • DE 29805565 U
  • DE 29806523 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0945670A2] The lighting includes several electric 'candles' (1) with an electric lamp (2) arranged in each candle casing (3). The candles are connected by conductors (4) to a first connection element (5), by which the candles are connected to a second connecting element (8) of a supply or stem conductor (6), which is common for all candles. At least two candles are combined to form a group (Gl-G5), whereby the candles of each group are connected with a common first connecting element associated with this group. Mounting elements (9) are provided for the stem conductor, whereby the stem conductor is formed, at least in its section comprising the second connection elements, in the form of a helix.

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

F21P 1/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21S 2/00 (2006.01); F21S 4/00 (2006.01); F21W 121/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21S 4/10 (2016.01); F21W 2121/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0945670 A2 19990929; EP 0945670 A3 20000119; EP 0945670 B1 20021016; AT 226295 T 20021115

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