Global Patent Index - EP 1003355 A1

EP 1003355 A1 2000-05-24 - Starting booster device for discharge lamp

Title (en)

Starting booster device for discharge lamp

Title (de)

Boosterstarter für Entladungslampe

Title (fr)

Circuit d'amor age booster pour lampe à décharge

Publication

EP 1003355 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98830678 A

Priority

EP 98830678 A

Abstract (en)

A starting device for inert gas-filled tubes and the like, comprising at least one first section and one second section (2, 3) for boosting the mains AC supply voltage, whose output is connected to at least one inert gas-filled tube (6) to be supplied; its particularity consists of the fact that it comprises voltage rectifier means (4) which are arranged between the supply mains and the first and second booster sections and are connected to the terminals of the at least one tube to be supplied, means (24-27) for insulating the first and second booster sections after the tube has been started being provided in order to allow a high power factor of the device. <IMAGE>

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

H05B 41/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H05B 41/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H05B 41/16 (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 1003355 A1 20000524

INPADOC legal status


2001-01-31 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2001-01-03 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20001027

2000-05-24 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-05-24 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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