GB2233796B - Lighting circuit for high-pressure discharge lamp for vehicles - Google Patents

Lighting circuit for high-pressure discharge lamp for vehicles

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Publication number
GB2233796B
GB2233796B GB9012205A GB9012205A GB2233796B GB 2233796 B GB2233796 B GB 2233796B GB 9012205 A GB9012205 A GB 9012205A GB 9012205 A GB9012205 A GB 9012205A GB 2233796 B GB2233796 B GB 2233796B
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Prior art keywords
vehicles
high
discharge lamp
pressure discharge
lighting circuit
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Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Expired - Fee Related
Application number
GB9012205A
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GB2233796A (en
GB9012205D0 (en
Inventor
Goichi Oda
Masaya Shidoh
Masatoshi Sugasawa
Soichi Yagi
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Koito Manufacturing Co Ltd
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Koito Manufacturing Co Ltd
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Priority to JP14141189A priority Critical patent/JPH038299A/en
Priority to JP11255690A priority patent/JP2587710B2/en
Application filed by Koito Manufacturing Co Ltd filed Critical Koito Manufacturing Co Ltd
Publication of GB9012205D0 publication Critical patent/GB9012205D0/en
Publication of GB2233796A publication Critical patent/GB2233796A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of GB2233796B publication Critical patent/GB2233796B/en
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical
Application status is Expired - Fee Related legal-status Critical

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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H05ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05BELECTRIC HEATING; ELECTRIC LIGHTING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05B41/00Circuit arrangements or apparatus for igniting or operating discharge lamps
    • H05B41/14Circuit arrangements
    • H05B41/26Circuit arrangements in which the lamp is fed by power derived from dc by means of a converter, e.g. by high-voltage dc
    • H05B41/28Circuit arrangements in which the lamp is fed by power derived from dc by means of a converter, e.g. by high-voltage dc using static converters
    • H05B41/288Circuit arrangements in which the lamp is fed by power derived from dc by means of a converter, e.g. by high-voltage dc using static converters with semiconductor devices and specially adapted for lamps without preheating electrodes, e.g. for high-intensity discharge lamps, high-pressure mercury or sodium lamps or low-pressure sodium lamps
    • H05B41/2885Static converters especially adapted therefor; Control thereof
    • H05B41/2886Static converters especially adapted therefor; Control thereof comprising a controllable preconditioner, e.g. a booster
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H05ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05BELECTRIC HEATING; ELECTRIC LIGHTING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05B41/00Circuit arrangements or apparatus for igniting or operating discharge lamps
    • H05B41/14Circuit arrangements
    • H05B41/26Circuit arrangements in which the lamp is fed by power derived from dc by means of a converter, e.g. by high-voltage dc
    • H05B41/28Circuit arrangements in which the lamp is fed by power derived from dc by means of a converter, e.g. by high-voltage dc using static converters
    • H05B41/288Circuit arrangements in which the lamp is fed by power derived from dc by means of a converter, e.g. by high-voltage dc using static converters with semiconductor devices and specially adapted for lamps without preheating electrodes, e.g. for high-intensity discharge lamps, high-pressure mercury or sodium lamps or low-pressure sodium lamps
    • H05B41/2881Load circuits; Control thereof
    • H05B41/2882Load circuits; Control thereof the control resulting from an action on the static converter
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H05ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05BELECTRIC HEATING; ELECTRIC LIGHTING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05B41/00Circuit arrangements or apparatus for igniting or operating discharge lamps
    • H05B41/14Circuit arrangements
    • H05B41/36Controlling
    • H05B41/38Controlling the intensity of light
    • H05B41/382Controlling the intensity of light during the transitional start-up phase
    • H05B41/386Controlling the intensity of light during the transitional start-up phase for speeding-up the lighting-up
    • 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
    • Y02TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
    • Y02BCLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO BUILDINGS, e.g. HOUSING, HOUSE APPLIANCES OR RELATED END-USER APPLICATIONS
    • Y02B20/00Energy efficient lighting technologies
    • Y02B20/16Gas discharge lamps, e.g. fluorescent lamps, high intensity discharge lamps [HID] or molecular radiators
    • Y02B20/20High pressure [UHP] or high intensity discharge lamps [HID]
    • Y02B20/202Specially adapted circuits
GB9012205A 1989-06-02 1990-06-01 Lighting circuit for high-pressure discharge lamp for vehicles Expired - Fee Related GB2233796B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
JP14141189A JPH038299A (en) 1989-06-02 1989-06-02 Lighting circuit for high-pressure discharge lamp for vehicle
JP11255690A JP2587710B2 (en) 1990-04-28 1990-04-28 Lighting circuit for a vehicular discharge lamp

Publications (3)

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GB9012205D0 GB9012205D0 (en) 1990-07-18
GB2233796A GB2233796A (en) 1991-01-16
GB2233796B true GB2233796B (en) 1993-05-05

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GB9012205A Expired - Fee Related GB2233796B (en) 1989-06-02 1990-06-01 Lighting circuit for high-pressure discharge lamp for vehicles

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DE (1) DE4017415C2 (en)
FR (1) FR2648000B1 (en)
GB (1) GB2233796B (en)

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US4412156A (en) * 1980-09-03 1983-10-25 Elmo Company, Limited Power supply for an ac discharge lamp
EP0059053A2 (en) * 1981-02-21 1982-09-01 THORN EMI plc Switched mode power supply
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GB2233796A (en) 1991-01-16
DE4017415A1 (en) 1991-02-14
FR2648000A1 (en) 1990-12-07
DE4017415C2 (en) 1994-04-14
FR2648000B1 (en) 1997-08-08
GB9012205D0 (en) 1990-07-18

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Effective date: 20070601