Global Patent Index - EP 1098553 A2

EP 1098553 A2 2001-05-09 - Automatic lighting intensity regulating device

Title (en)

Automatic lighting intensity regulating device

Title (de)

Automatische Beleuchtungssteuerungsanordnung

Title (fr)

Dispositif automatique de régulation d' intensité lumineuse

Publication

EP 1098553 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00203774 A

Priority

IT MI992292 A

Abstract (en)

An automatic lighting intensity regulating device or "dimmer" (DM), utilizable in particular for electronic reactors of fluorescent tubes, controlled by an electronic circuit for the partial closing of the conduction angle, in order to supply a lamp current (IL), for each cycle of the rectified network signal (IR) , only for a certain amount of time, so as to minimize the production and operating costs of the device (DM), with respect to those now offered on the market. <IMAGE>

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

H05B 41/392

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H05B 41/392 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H05B 41/3924 (2013.01); H05B 41/3922 (2013.01)

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 1098553 A2 20010509; EP 1098553 A3 20040609; CZ 20004043 A3 20011212; CZ 302222 B6 20101229; IT 1313814 B1 20020923; IT MI992292 A1 20010503; IT MI992292 D0 19991103; PL 198777 B1 20080731; PL 343587 A1 20010507

INPADOC legal status


2010-11-03 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20100504

2006-11-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20050216

2005-04-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20050216

2005-03-02 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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

2004-12-22 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20041027

2004-06-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

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

2004-06-09 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI

2001-05-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2001-05-09 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI