Global Patent Index - EP 1031785 A2

EP 1031785 A2 2000-08-30 - Vehicle headlamp

Title (en)

Vehicle headlamp

Title (de)

Scheinwerfer für Fahrzeuge

Title (fr)

Projecteur pour véhicules

Publication

EP 1031785 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 00102893 A

Priority

DE 19908641 A

Abstract (en)

The automobile headlamp has a dished reflector (1) with 2 light stops (3,4) between the reflector and a front lens (2), for defining the light/dark boundaries of the headlamp beam, one of which is adjustable about a rotation axis (5) extending horizontally at right angles to the optical axis and provided with at least 2 different focal lines.

Abstract (de)

Ein Scheinwerfer für Fahrzeuge weist einen schalenförmigen Reflektor (1) auf, zwischen dem und einer Linse (2) eine erste (3) und eine zweite (4) verstellbare Blende angeordnet ist. Die zweite Blende (4) ist oberhalb der ersten Blende (3) angeordnet und weist eine Drehachse (5) auf, welche horizontal und quer zur optischen Achse (6) verläuft. Um die Drehachse (5) ist die Blende (4) in mehrere Drehstellungen verstellbar und weist mindestens zwei unterschiedliche Brennlinien (7,8,9) auf. <IMAGE>

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

F21S 8/12; F21V 14/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 11/16 (2006.01); F21V 14/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21S 48/1794 (2013.01); F21S 48/145 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

DE 4301936 A1 19930729 - KOITO MFG CO LTD [JP]

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1031785 A2 20000830; EP 1031785 A3 20011114; EP 1031785 B1 20060830; DE 19908641 A1 20000831; DE 50013367 D1 20061012

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