EP0949450A3 - Light, in particular tail light, for motor vehicles - Google Patents

Light, in particular tail light, for motor vehicles Download PDF

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EP0949450A3
EP0949450A3 EP19990106417 EP99106417A EP0949450A3 EP 0949450 A3 EP0949450 A3 EP 0949450A3 EP 19990106417 EP19990106417 EP 19990106417 EP 99106417 A EP99106417 A EP 99106417A EP 0949450 A3 EP0949450 A3 EP 0949450A3
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Roland Berg
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Odelo GmbH
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F21LIGHTING
    • F21SNON-PORTABLE LIGHTING DEVICES; SYSTEMS THEREOF; VEHICLE LIGHTING DEVICES SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLE EXTERIORS
    • F21S43/00Signalling devices specially adapted for vehicle exteriors, e.g. brake lamps, direction indicator lights or reversing lights
    • F21S43/10Signalling devices specially adapted for vehicle exteriors, e.g. brake lamps, direction indicator lights or reversing lights characterised by the light source
    • F21S43/13Signalling devices specially adapted for vehicle exteriors, e.g. brake lamps, direction indicator lights or reversing lights characterised by the light source characterised by the type of light source
    • F21S43/14Light emitting diodes [LED]
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F21LIGHTING
    • F21SNON-PORTABLE LIGHTING DEVICES; SYSTEMS THEREOF; VEHICLE LIGHTING DEVICES SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLE EXTERIORS
    • F21S43/00Signalling devices specially adapted for vehicle exteriors, e.g. brake lamps, direction indicator lights or reversing lights
    • F21S43/30Signalling devices specially adapted for vehicle exteriors, e.g. brake lamps, direction indicator lights or reversing lights characterised by reflectors
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10STECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10S362/00Illumination
    • Y10S362/80Light emitting diode

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Die Leuchte hat ein Leuchtmittel (12), das hinter einer Lichtscheibe (2) angeordnet ist. The lamp has a luminous means (12) which is arranged behind a light disc (2). Als Leuchtmittel (12) wird häufig eine Glühlampe verwendet, mit der die Lichtscheibe (2) nicht voll ausgeleuchtet wird. As light source (12), an incandescent lamp is often used with the lens (2) is not fully illuminated. Um die Leuchte so auszubilden, daß die Lichtscheibe (2) einwandfrei über ihre gesamte Fläche auf einfache Weise ausgeleuchtet wird, ist das Leuchtmittel (12) an einem Teil eines Leuchtenrandes vorgesehen. To form the light so that the light disc (2) is illuminated properly over its entire surface in a simple manner, the luminous means (12) is provided at a portion of a lamp rim. Hierbei kann die Lichtscheibe (2) über ihre gesamte Fläche zuverlässig ausgeleuchtet werden. Here, the lens (2) can be illuminated reliably over its entire surface. Die Leuchte eignet sich als Heckleuchte, die einfach und mit geringen Kosten hergestellt werden kann. The lamp is suitable as a rear light that can be produced easily and at low cost.
EP19990106417 1998-04-09 1999-03-27 Light, in particular tail light, for motor vehicles Expired - Fee Related EP0949450B1 (en)

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DE1998115963 DE19815963A1 (en) 1998-04-09 1998-04-09 Light, in particular rear light for motor vehicles

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