Global patent index - EP 0999403 A1

EP 0999403 A1 2000-05-10 - Portable electric flashlight

Title (en)

Portable electric flashlight

Title (de)

Tragbare, elektrische Lampe

Title (fr)

Lampe d'éclairage électrique portative

Publication

EP 0999403 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99410139 A

Priority

FR 9814036 A

Abstract (en)

The torch (10) has a hinged lamp holder (38) which can be tilted forward once the front (30) of the torch is removed to allow access to the battery cells (18) from the front of the torch. When the lamp holder is closed it makes contact with the battery terminals. The front of the torch holds the reflector and front glass.

Abstract (fr)

La lampe 10 comporte un dispositif de support 22 conformé selon une trappe 38 basculante en matériau isolant, montée à pivotement sur un axe 40 entre une position inactive autorisant l'accès aux piles 18 depuis l'orifice 21 après enlèvement du sous-ensemble réflecteur 30, et une position active de mise en contact des bornes 42, 44 avec les pôles des piles 18, ledit axe 40 s'étendant orthogonalement par rapport à l'axe longitudinal de l'embout 28. <IMAGE>

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

F21L 4/00; F21V 19/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 31/00 (2006.01); F21L 4/00 (2006.01); F21V 15/01 (2006.01); F21V 19/00 (2006.01); F21V 23/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21L 4/005 (2013.01); F21V 15/01 (2013.01); F21V 23/0414 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0999403 A1 20000510; FR 2785363 A1 20000505; FR 2785363 B1 20001222; JP 2000149602 A 20000530; KR 20020053097 A 20020705; US 6290370 B1 20010918

INPADOC legal status

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