JP2005344976A - Refrigerator - Google Patents

Refrigerator

Info

Publication number
JP2005344976A
JP2005344976A JP2004163798A JP2004163798A JP2005344976A JP 2005344976 A JP2005344976 A JP 2005344976A JP 2004163798 A JP2004163798 A JP 2004163798A JP 2004163798 A JP2004163798 A JP 2004163798A JP 2005344976 A JP2005344976 A JP 2005344976A
Authority
JP
Grant status
Application
Patent type
Prior art keywords
light
storage
lighting
mounted
chamber
Prior art date
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.)
Pending
Application number
JP2004163798A
Other languages
Japanese (ja)
Inventor
Yoshiaki Imazono
Masahiko Maeda
義章 今園
雅彦 前田
Original Assignee
Toshiba Consumer Marketing Corp
Toshiba Corp
Toshiba Kaden Seizo Kk
東芝コンシューママーケティング株式会社
東芝家電製造株式会社
株式会社東芝
Priority date (The priority date 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 date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date

Links

Images

Classifications

    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D27/00Lighting arrangements
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D2317/00Details or arrangements for circulating cooling fluids; Details or arrangements for circulating gas, e.g. air, within refrigerated spaces, not provided for in other groups of this subclass
    • F25D2317/06Details or arrangements for circulating cooling fluids; Details or arrangements for circulating gas, e.g. air, within refrigerated spaces, not provided for in other groups of this subclass with forced air circulation
    • F25D2317/066Details or arrangements for circulating cooling fluids; Details or arrangements for circulating gas, e.g. air, within refrigerated spaces, not provided for in other groups of this subclass with forced air circulation characterised by the air supply
    • F25D2317/0665Details or arrangements for circulating cooling fluids; Details or arrangements for circulating gas, e.g. air, within refrigerated spaces, not provided for in other groups of this subclass with forced air circulation characterised by the air supply from the top

Abstract

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a refrigerator wherein a flat lighting panel composed of a semiconductor light-emitting element or the like is mounted to a basic constitution such as a cold air duct, a cold air blowout port and a loading shelf position in the refrigerator without impairing the cooling performance, thus the indoor lighting can be effectively performed while widening a storage volume of a storage chamber.
SOLUTION: The semiconductor lighting-emitting element 15 is used as a light source, and the flat lighting panel 13 diffusing the light from the light source by a light guide plate 14 is mounted between the cold air blowout ducts 11 mounted on a ceiling part 3a in the storage chamber 4 over the longitudinal direction, between the cold air blowout ports 10a intermittently formed on a back face 3b in the storage chamber over the vertical direction, or between stored article loading shelves 12 mounted in several stages on side walls of the storage chamber over the vertical direction.
COPYRIGHT: (C)2006,JPO&NCIPI

Description

本発明は、半導体発光素子などによる平板状照明パネルを貯蔵室内照明手段として配設した冷蔵庫に関する。 The present invention relates to a refrigerator which is disposed a flat illumination panel by a semiconductor light-emitting element as a storage compartment lighting means.

冷蔵庫における室内照明装置としては、従来、白熱電球による庫内灯を1灯または2灯使用し、カバー体を介して貯蔵室内を照明していたが、近年においては、貯蔵室の照明体として発光ダイオード(LED)などの半導体発光素子やエレクトロルミネセンス(EL)からなる面発光体を使用することが提案されている(例えば、特許文献1、および特許文献2参照) The interior lighting device in a refrigerator, conventionally, the interior light by an incandescent bulb using one lamp or two lamps, had illuminated the storage chamber through the cover member, in recent years, light-emitting as illumination of the storage chamber diode using a surface light emitter consisting of (LED) a semiconductor light-emitting element or electroluminescence, etc. (EL) has been proposed (e.g., see Patent Document 1, and Patent Document 2)
特開2001−82869公報 JP 2001-82869 Publication 特開平9−303953公報 Hei 9-303953 Publication

前記半導体発光素子などは、白熱電球に比較して発熱量が少ないため、照明による室内温度上昇の悪影響をなくすることができ、また消費電力が小さく寿命も長い効果を有するものである。 Wherein a semiconductor light emitting element has a small calorific value as compared to incandescent bulbs, can be eliminated the adverse effects of the room temperature rises due to illumination, also the power consumption is small life and has a long effect. しかしながら、家庭用冷蔵庫などの大きな収納容積を有する冷却貯蔵室内を照明する装置としては、光度が低く、また光の方向特性の関係から、発光素子単体では室内を充分に照明することは困難であって多数の発光素子を用いる必要があり、構成も具体化されていないことから現実的には実用化されていない。 However, as a device for illuminating the cold storage compartment having a large storage volume such as a home refrigerator, luminosity is low and the relationship between the direction characteristic of the light, the light-emitting element alone it is difficult to sufficiently illuminate the room Te it is necessary to use a large number of light-emitting elements have been put to practical use in practice because it is not even embodied configuration.

本発明は上記点を考慮してなされたもので、冷蔵庫内の冷気ダクトや冷気吹出口、載置棚位置などの基本構成に対して、冷却性能を損なうことなく半導体発光素子などからなる平板状照明パネルを取り付け、貯蔵室の収納可能容積を広くして効果的な室内照明をおこなうことができる冷蔵庫を提供することを目的とする。 The present invention has been made in consideration of the above point, the cold air ducts and cold air outlet in the refrigerator, placing the basic configuration of such shelves position, flat plate made of a semiconductor light emitting device without compromising cooling performance a lighting panel mounting, and an object thereof is to provide a refrigerator which can perform effective indoor lighting and wide retractable volume of the storage chamber.

上記課題を解決するために、本発明の請求項1による冷蔵庫は、半導体発光素子を光源とし、この光源からの光を導光板によって拡散するようにした平板状照明パネルを、貯蔵室内天井部に前後に亙って設けた冷気吹出ダクト間に配設したことを特徴とするものであり、請求項2の発明は、前記平板状照明パネルを、貯蔵室内背面の上下に亙って間欠的に設けた冷気吹出口の間に配設したことを特徴とする。 In order to solve the above problems, a refrigerator according to claim 1 of the present invention, a semiconductor light-emitting device as a light source, a planar lighting panel so as to diffuse the light by the light guide plate from the light source, the storage compartment ceiling which is characterized in that disposed between the cold air discharge duct provided over the front and rear, the invention of claim 2, the flat illumination panel, intermittently over the top and bottom of the storage compartment rear characterized in that disposed between the cold air outlet provided. さらに請求項3の発明は、前記平板状照明パネルを、貯蔵室内側壁面に上下に亙って複数段に取り付けた貯蔵品載置棚の間の側壁面に配設したことを特徴とするものである。 Furthermore the invention of claim 3, the flat lighting panel, which is characterized in that arranged on the side wall surface between the stored goods platform shelf mounted in a plurality of stages over a vertically storage compartment side wall surface it is.

また、請求項5の発明は、エレクトロルミネセンスからなる面発光体を、貯蔵室内天井部に前後に亙って設けた冷気吹出ダクト間に配設したことを特徴とするものであり、請求項6の発明は、前記面発光体を、貯蔵室内背面の上下に亙って間欠的に設けた冷気吹出口の間に配設したことを特徴とし、さらに請求項7の発明は、前記面発光体を、貯蔵室内側壁に上下に亙って複数段に取り付けた貯蔵品載置棚の間の側壁面に配設したことを特徴とする。 The invention of claim 5 is characterized in that the surface-emitting body made of electroluminescence, and disposed between the cold air discharge duct provided over the front and back in the storage compartment ceiling, claim 6 invention is the surface light emitting body, over the top and bottom of the storage compartment rear characterized in that disposed between the intermittently provided cool air outlet, the further the invention of claim 7, wherein the surface emitting body and is characterized in that arranged on the side wall surface between the stored goods platform shelf mounted in a plurality of stages over a vertically storage compartment side walls.

本発明によれば、半導体発光素子などからなる平板状照明パネルを、冷気ダクトや冷気吹出口さらには棚装置などの既存部品の構成配置をほとんど変更することなく的確な場所に配設することができ、貯蔵室内への突出スペースを小さくして食品収納容積を広くできるとともに、熱の発生量が少ないことから、冷却貯蔵室内に配置しても室内の温度上昇を防いで冷却効果を向上させ、照明装置としての寿命を長く保って消費電力を低減することができる。 According to the present invention, the flat lighting panel made of a semiconductor light emitting element, the cold air ducts and cold air outlet further be disposed exact location without changing little construction arrangement of existing components such as shelving system can, together with the possible wider reduced to food storage volume projecting space into the storage chamber, since the amount of generated heat is small, even when placed in cold storage compartment to improve the cooling effect by preventing the temperature rise in the room, longer keep power consumption to life of the lighting device can be reduced. また、大きな照明スペースによる斬新な意匠効果と貯蔵品に対する効果的な照明作用をはかることができる。 Further, it is possible to achieve an effective lighting effect for novel design effects and Supplies by large lighting space.

以下、図面に基づき本発明の1実施形態について説明する。 The following describes one embodiment of the present invention based on the drawings. 図1にその概略縦断面図を示す冷蔵庫本体(1)は、外箱(2)と内箱(3)間に断熱材(4)を介在させた断熱箱体からなり、最上部に冷蔵食品を収納貯蔵する冷蔵室(5)を設け、その下部に、野菜室(6)や冷凍室(7)など所定の貯蔵温度に沿った冷却貯蔵室を配置し、冷蔵室(5)の前面開口には、本体一側に設けたヒンジによって開閉可能とした扉を取り付けるとともに、野菜室(6)他の各貯蔵室の前面開口には引き出し方式による扉を配設している。 Refrigerator body (1) showing its schematic longitudinal sectional view in FIG. 1 is made from the outer box (2) and the inner box (3) heat-insulating main body which thermal insulation material (4) is interposed between, refrigerated food on top the refrigeration chamber for accommodating storage (5) provided, in its lower, to place the vegetable compartment (6) and the freezing chamber (7) cooling storage compartment along a given storage temperature, etc., the front opening of the refrigerating compartment (5) the, is attached a door that can be opened and closed by a hinge provided at one side the body, the front opening of the vegetable compartment (6) other storage rooms are arranged the door by drawer type.

冷蔵室(5)は、本体内の背面に設けた冷蔵空間専用の冷却器(8)で生成した冷気を、ファン(9)によりダクト(10)からの吹出口(10a)、および天井ダクト(11)の前面吹出口(11a)を介して室内に導入し冷却する構成であり、冷蔵庫における貯蔵室として最も大きな収納スペースを保有しているとともに、室内には複数段の載置棚(12)を設けて貯蔵品の収納空間を形成し、天井部には、室内を照明する装置である照明パネル(13)を設置している。 Refrigerating compartment (5), the cold air generated by the cooler of the refrigerating space dedicated provided on the back of the body (8), outlet from the duct (10) by the fan (9) (10a), and a ceiling duct ( front air outlet 11) (11a) is introduced configured to cool the chamber through, with owns the largest storage space as a storage compartment in the refrigerator, the interior mounting a plurality of stages shelves (12) the forming a receiving space of supplies are provided, the ceiling, has established a lighting panel (13) is a device that illuminates the room. また、冷凍室(7)他の冷凍空間についても、その背部に設けた冷凍専用の冷却器およびファンによって所定温度に冷却制御される。 As for the freezing chamber (7) other freezer is cooled controlled to a predetermined temperature by freezer dedicated cooler and fan which is provided on its back.

冷蔵室(5)の天井部に設置した前記照明パネル(13)は、冷蔵室前方からの正面図である図2、およびその要部の断面図である図3に示すように、内箱(3)天井面(3a)に前後方向に亙って形成され、室内前方およびその両側下面に間欠的に冷気吹出口(11a)を設けた天井ダクト(11)の中に設けられており、光を広範囲に拡散する平板状の導光板(14)と、この導光板(14)の左右端縁に近接して配置された半導体発光素子である発光ダイオード(15)(以下、LEDという。)とから平板状のパネル体として構成されている。 The lighting panel installed in the ceiling portion of the refrigerating compartment (5) (13) 2 is a front view of the refrigerator compartment front, and as shown in FIG. 3 is a cross-sectional view of the main portion, the inner box ( 3) is formed over the longitudinal direction on a ceiling surface (3a), is provided in the interior front and intermittently cold air outlet on either side lower surface (a ceiling duct provided 11a) (11), light the flat plate-shaped light guide plate to diffuse extensively (14), the light-emitting diode (15) is a semiconductor light emitting element arranged in proximity to the left and right edges of the light guide plate (14) (hereinafter, LED called.) and It is configured as a plate-shaped panel member from.

導光板(14)は、所定の厚みに形成したアクリル樹脂などからなり、その上面にはシボ加工(14a)を施して光を散乱状態で反射させる周知の構成であるが、LED(15)は、単独では冷蔵室全体を照明する光度が弱いため、図4、およびその側面図を図5に示すように、複数のLED(15)を取着するための複数の接続部(16a)を形成したソケット(16)を導光板(14)の左右両端縁に隣接させて配置し、前記各接続部(16a)へのLED(15)の取り付けにより、左右両側のLED(15)からの光が導光板(14)上面のシボ加工面(14a)で反射し、且つ拡散して輝度のばらつきなく出射面(14b)から下方に照射され、冷蔵室(5)内をムラのないように明るく照明するものである。 The light guide plate (14) is made of an acrylic resin formed in a predetermined thickness, but on the upper surface thereof is a well-known structure which reflects light in a scattering state by applying embossing to (14a), LED (15) is since weak intensity of illuminating the entire refrigerating compartment alone, formed as shown FIG. 4, and the side view in FIG. 5, a plurality of connecting portions for attaching a plurality of LED (15) and (16a) was located adjacent to the right and left end edges of the socket (16) of the light guide plate (14), by the mounting of the LED (15) to the connecting portions (16a), the light from the left and right sides of the LED (15) the light guide plate (14) reflected by the embossed surface of the upper surface (14a), and diffused is emitted downward from variations without emission surface brightness (14b), the refrigerating compartment (5) in the brightly illuminated so that no unevenness it is intended to.

(17)は、照明パネル(13)の導光板(14)の両端縁に配設した前記LED(15)とソケット(16)の部分を覆うように取り付けて冷気ダクト(11)の両側部を形成するカバー体であり、外力からLED(15)部を保護するように設けられている。 (17), both side portions of the LED (15) and the cool air duct mounted so as to cover the portion of the socket (16) which is arranged on both edges of the light guide plate of the illumination panel (13) (14) (11) a cover body that forms, is provided so as to protect the LED (15) portion from external forces. このカバー体(17)は、遮光により導光板(14)から冷蔵室(5)内への照射量を減衰させないため、導光板(14)の下面部分は覆わずに配設しており、前後方向に間隔を設けて冷気吹出口(11a)を設けている。 The cover body (17), since the light guide plate (14) by the light-shielding does not attenuate the irradiation amount to the refrigerating compartment (5) in the lower surface portion of the light guide plate (14) is arranged without covering the front and rear It is provided cold air outlet to (11a) and spaced in the direction.

なお、照明パネル(13)は、前記のように平板状の大きな単体のものでなくとも、比較的小片のパネルにより複数枚に区分して配設してもよく、その際、前記天井部の冷気吹出口(11a)は、各小片の導光板間の間隙に配置すればよい。 The illumination panel (13) is not necessarily intended large single plate-shaped as described above, may be disposed by dividing into a plurality by a relatively small piece of the panel, in which, of said ceiling portion cold air outlet (11a) may be disposed in a gap between the light guide plates of each piece. また、前記LED(15)は、白色や青色の単色で構成するだけでなく、複数色を利用した混合色で構成してもよい。 Further, the LED (15) is not only constituted by white and blue monochromatic, may be constituted by mixed colors using a plurality of colors.

照明パネル(13)の導光板(14)は、下面を天井ダクト(11)の下面と同一面にして冷蔵室(5)内に突出しないように配設するとともに、ファスナーなどの固定具によって冷天井ダクト(11)部材に固定しており、導光板(14)の上面と前記内箱(3)との間には間隙を設けるようにし、この間隙内も天井ダクト(11)の一部として冷気を流通させるようにし、冷蔵室(5)へ循環する冷気量を多くしている。 The light guide plate of the illumination panel (13) (14), with disposed so as not to protrude the lower surface to the ceiling duct (11) of the lower surface and the refrigerating chamber in the same plane (5) in the cold by fasteners, such as fasteners is fixed to the ceiling duct (11) member, so as to provide a gap between the light guide plate and the upper surface (14) within said box (3) and, as part of the gap in the ceilings duct (11) so as to circulate cold air, and a lot of cool air amount of circulated to the refrigerator compartment (5).

前記ソケット(16)は接続ピン(16b)を介してコネクタ(18)に接続されるものであり、接続ピン(16b)はコネクタ(18)への差込みにより容易に外れることはなく、冷凍サイクルの冷媒として使用している可燃性冷媒が漏洩した場合にも引火元になることを防ぐことができるものである。 The socket (16) is intended to be connected to the connector (18) via a connecting pin (16b), connecting pins (16b) is not easily disengaged possible by insertion of the connector (18), the refrigeration cycle even when the flammable refrigerant is used as refrigerant is leaked it is capable of preventing to become flammable source. 上記構成によって、各LED(15)はコネクタ(18)からリード線(19)を介して断熱壁(4)を貫通し、本体外背部の図示しないDC5VまたはDC14Vの電源部と接続されて発光するものであり、低電圧であることから安全性も高いものである。 The above configuration, the LED (15) passes through the insulation wall (4) via leads (19) from the connector (18), emits light when connected to a power supply unit of DC5V or DC14V not shown of the body outside the back it is those, those highly safe because it is low voltage.

上記のように構成することで、照明パネル(13)の下面は、カバー体(17)によって形成した天井ダクト(11)の下面と同一面とすることで室内側への突出量も少なくなるので、冷蔵室(5)内の貯蔵品収納スペースを広くすることができるばかりでなく、室内における冷気循環を阻害することがない。 With the configuration as described above, the lower surface of the lighting panel (13), since the smaller amount of projection of the indoor side by the lower surface flush with the ceiling duct formed by the cover body (17) (11) , supplies storage space in the refrigerating compartment (5) not only can a wider, not inhibit cold air circulation in the room. また、本体天井部における断熱壁(4)厚を充分確保して熱漏洩を少なくすることができる。 Further, it is possible to reduce the heat leakage and sufficiently secure the insulation wall (4) the thickness of the body ceiling.

次に、本発明の第2の実施例について説明する。 Next, a description will be given of a second embodiment of the present invention. 前記実施例と同一部分に同一符号を附した図6に示す冷蔵室(5)部分の正面図から理解されるように、本実施例は、照明パネル(33)を冷蔵室(5)を形成する内箱(3)の背面(3b)の上下に亙って間欠的に設けた冷気ダクト(10)からの冷気吹出口(10a)間に配設したことを特徴としている。 As will be understood from the front view of the refrigerating compartment (5) the portion shown in FIG. 6 denoted by the same reference numerals in the embodiments the same parts, the embodiment forms a refrigerating compartment (5) an illumination panel (33) It is characterized in that disposed between the cold air outlet (10a) from the rear cold air duct (10) which intermittently provided over and below the (3b) of the inner box (3) to be.

このとき、前記照明パネル(33)は、前記冷気吹出口(10a)間の高さ寸法と冷蔵室(5)の横幅全体に亙る幅寸法に形成し、導光板(34)の両側に複数のLED(15)をそれぞれ配するとともに、該部分をカバー体(37)で覆うようにしている。 At this time, the lighting panel (33), the form in width over the entire width of the cold air outlet (10a) and a height dimension between the refrigerating compartment (5), a light guide plate multiple on each side of (34) with the LED (15) for distribution respectively, so as to cover the partial in the cover body (37).

したがって、導光板(34)は冷気吹出ダクト(10)の冷気流通面積を損なわない厚みとし、光度を補うために背面の上下複数段に亙って配設するようにして、前記実施例では上面から照射した照明光を、背面全体から照射するようにする。 Accordingly, the light guide plate (34) is a thickness that does not impair the cold air flow area of ​​the cool air discharge duct (10), so as to dispose over a plurality of vertical stages of the back in order to compensate for luminosity upper surface in Example the illumination light irradiated from and to irradiate the entire back.

また、前記同様に符号を附した冷蔵室(5)の側断面図を図7に示す第3の実施例は、照明パネル(43)を、冷蔵室(5)内側壁に上下に亙って複数段に取り付けた貯蔵品載置棚(12)の間の側壁(3c)面に配設したものである。 The third embodiment illustrates a cross-sectional side view in Figure 7 of the same refrigerated chamber denoted by the reference numeral (5), a lighting panel (43), over the top and bottom to the refrigerating compartment (5) inside the wall in which is disposed on the side wall (3c) surface between the stored goods platform shelf mounted in a plurality of stages (12).

この構成によれば、冷気ダクト(10)との交差や隣接関係がないとともにダクト面積との接触関係を考慮する必要がなく、また、照明パネル(43)は、貯蔵品を載置しているそれぞれの棚(12)に対応してその上面を側方から光照射するため各棚(12)を均一に照明することができる。 According to this configuration, there is no need to consider the contact relationship between the duct area with no cross or adjacency with the cold air duct (10), also, the light panels (43) are placed the supplies the upper surface can be uniformly illuminated with each shelf (12) for irradiating light from the side corresponding to each of the shelf (12). さらにこの場合、照明パネル(43)は冷蔵室(5)の両側壁(3c)に配設することで、より効果的な照明構成を得ることができるものである。 Further in this case, the illumination panel (43) by disposing on both side walls (3c) of the refrigerating compartment (5), in which it is possible to obtain a more effective illumination configuration.

なお、上記各構成を適宜組み合わせて天井部と背面、あるいは背面と側壁の棚間などに照明パネルを配設することも可能であり、上記各構成によれば、冷気ダクト(10)(11)や冷気吹出口(10a)(11a)、さらには棚(12)など、既存部品の構成配置をほとんど変更することなく、また電気的接続構成も容易な照明パネル(13)(33)(43)を配設できるものであり、しかも薄い平板状の導光板(14)(34)(44)を使用した大きな照明スペースによる斬新な意匠効果と、貯蔵品に対する効果的な照明作用をはかることができるものである。 Incidentally, the rear and ceiling properly combined the above structures, or it is also possible to dispose the lighting panel such as between shelf back and side walls, according to the above configuration, the cold air duct (10) (11) and cold air outlet (10a) (11a), further shelves (12) such as, without substantially changing the configuration arrangement of existing parts, also easy lighting panel electrical connection structure (13) (33) (43) can be achieved are those that can be provided, and the design effect innovative due to the large illuminated space used yet thin tabular light guide plate (14) (34) (44), an effective lighting effects on supplies to it is intended.

また、本発明における照明パネルとしては、特に図示しないが、前記実施例に上げたLED(15)と導光板(14)との組み合わせによるものに限られず、例えば、蛍光体が電場の中で発光する現象であるエレクトロルミネセンス(EL)を利用した面発光体(ELパネル)による照明パネルを使用してもよい。 As the lighting panel according to the present invention, although not particularly shown, not limited to by a combination of a light guide plate and (14) LED (15) raised to the embodiment, for example, light-emitting phosphor in the field surface-emitting body utilizing electroluminescence (EL) is a phenomenon which may be used a lighting panel according to (EL panel).

この場合は、図8に示すように、ELパネル(53)に設けた配線用コネクタ(53a)の電源部への接続により容易に同様の作用効果が得られるものであって、ELパネル(53)は薄い平板であることから貯蔵室内における断熱壁部など厚みに余裕のない部分への配設に有効である。 In this case, as shown in FIG. 8, there is readily same effect by connection to a power source portion of the wiring connector provided on the EL panel (53) (53a) is obtained, the EL panel (53 ) is effective in the arrangement of the portion having no margin in thickness, such as heat insulating wall portion of the storage compartment because a thin flat plate. 特にLEDやELは、長寿命であるとともに一般的に低温側での動作が安定し、−60℃以下の極低温でも発光するため低温貯蔵室である冷蔵庫照明として有効であり、また、従来の白熱電球に比べて熱の発生量が少ないことから、冷却貯蔵室内に配置しても室内の温度上昇を防いで冷却効果を向上させることができ、消費電力を低減することができる。 In particular LED and EL are effective as generally stable operation at a low temperature side, refrigerator illumination is cold storage compartment to emit light even at -60 ° C. or less cryogenic with a long life, also, the conventional since the amount of generated heat is small compared to incandescent bulbs, be arranged in the cooling storage compartment can be improved cooling effect to prevent the temperature rise in the room, it is possible to reduce the power consumption.

なお、上記実施例においては、照明装置を配設する貯蔵室を冷蔵室(5)として説明したが、本発明はこれに限るものでなく、下方部に配設した野菜室(6)や冷凍室(7)に前記実施例と同様の構成で設置するようにしてもよいことは言うまでもない。 In the above embodiment describes the storage chamber to dispose the lighting device as a refrigerating compartment (5), the present invention is not limited to this, the vegetable compartment which is arranged in the lower part (6) and frozen chamber (7) in the above described examples and that may be installed in a similar configuration to the course.

本発明は、貯蔵室内にLEDやELによる照明パネルを配設した冷蔵庫に利用することができる。 The present invention can be utilized in a refrigerator which is disposed a lighting panel by the LED and EL in the storage compartment.

本発明の冷蔵庫を示す概略縦断面図である。 It is a schematic longitudinal sectional view showing the refrigerator of the present invention. 図1における冷蔵室部分の正面図である。 It is a front view of the refrigerating compartment portion in FIG. 図2の要部の断面図である。 It is a cross-sectional view of a main part of FIG. LEDソケットの正面図である。 It is a front view of the LED socket. 図4の側面図である。 It is a side view of FIG. 本発明の他の実施例を示す図2と同一部分の正面図である。 Is a front view of FIG. 2 the same parts showing another embodiment of the present invention. さらに他の実施例を示す冷蔵室部分の縦断面図である。 Further is a longitudinal sectional view of the refrigerating compartment portion illustrating another embodiment of the present invention. 本発明の他の実施例を示すELパネルの斜視図である。 It is a perspective view of the EL panel showing another embodiment of the present invention.

符号の説明 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

1 冷蔵庫本体 2 外箱 3 内箱 3a 天井面 3b 背面 3c 側壁 4 断熱壁 5 冷蔵室 6 野菜室 7 冷凍室 8 冷却器 9 ファン 1 refrigerator body 2 outer box 3 within boxes 3a ceiling surface 3b rear surface 3c side wall 4 the insulating wall 5 refrigerating compartment 6 crisper 7 freezing chamber 8 condenser 9 fan
10 冷気ダクト 10a 冷気吹出口 11 天井ダクト 10 cold air duct 10a cold air outlet 11 ceiling duct
11a 冷気吹出口 12 載置棚 13、33、43 照明パネル 11a cold air outlet 12 mounting shelves 13,33,43 lighting panel
14、34、44 導光板 14a シボ加工 14b 出射面 14,34,44 light guide plate 14a texturing 14b emitting surface
15 LED 16 ソケット 16a 接続部 15 LED 16 socket 16a connecting portion
16b 接続ピン 17、37、47 カバー体 18 コネクタ 16b connecting pins 17,37,47 cover body 18 connector
19 リード線 53 ELパネル 53a 配線用コネクタ 19 leads 53 EL panel 53a wiring connector

Claims (7)

  1. 半導体発光素子を光源とし、この光源からの光を導光板によって拡散するようにした平板状照明パネルを、貯蔵室内天井部に前後に亙って設けた冷気吹出ダクト間に配設したことを特徴とする冷蔵庫。 Characterized in that the semiconductor light-emitting device as a light source, a planar lighting panel so as to diffuse the light by the light guide plate from the light source, is disposed between the cold air discharge duct provided over the front and back in the storage compartment ceiling refrigerator to.
  2. 半導体発光素子を光源とし、この光源からの光を導光板によって拡散するようにした幅広の平板状照明パネルを、貯蔵室内背面の上下に亙って間欠的に設けた冷気吹出口の間に配設したことを特徴とする冷蔵庫。 The semiconductor light-emitting device as a light source, distribution of light from the light source a wide flat illumination panel which is adapted to diffuse the light guide plate, between the intermittently provided cold air outlet over the top and bottom of the storage compartment rear refrigerator, characterized in that it has been set.
  3. 半導体発光素子を光源とし、この光源からの光を導光板によって拡散するようにした平板状照明パネルを、貯蔵室内側壁に上下に亙って複数段に取り付けた貯蔵品載置棚の間の側壁面に配設したことを特徴とする冷蔵庫。 The semiconductor light-emitting device as a light source, the side between the flat illumination panel so as to diffuse the light by the light guide plate from the light source, mounting supplies attached in a plurality of stages over a vertically storage compartment side wall shelf Refrigerator, characterized in that arranged on the wall.
  4. 導光板の端縁に沿って所定の間隔を設けて複数の接続部を形成したソケット部材を導光板に隣接して配置し、前記各接続部に半導体発光素子を差し込み固定することで照明パネルを構成したことを特徴とする請求項1乃至3のいずれかに記載の冷蔵庫。 Along the edge of the light guide plate with a predetermined interval and disposed adjacent the socket member formed with a plurality of connecting portions to the light guide plate, a lighting panel by fixing plug the semiconductor light emitting element to the respective connecting portions the refrigerator according to any one of claims 1 to 3, characterized in that the configuration was.
  5. エレクトロルミネセンスからなる面発光体を、貯蔵室内天井部に前後に亙って設けた冷気吹出ダクト間に配設したことを特徴とする冷蔵庫。 Refrigerator, characterized in that the surface-emitting body made of electroluminescence, is disposed between the storage chamber ceiling cool air duct provided over back and forth.
  6. エレクトロルミネセンスからなる面発光体を、貯蔵室内背面の上下に亙って間欠的に設けた冷気吹出口の間に配設したことを特徴とする冷蔵庫。 Refrigerator, characterized in that the surface-emitting body made of electroluminescence, and disposed between the intermittently provided cold air outlet over the top and bottom of the storage compartment rear.
  7. エレクトロルミネセンスからなる面発光体を、貯蔵室内側壁に上下に亙って複数段に取り付けた貯蔵品載置棚の間の側壁面に配設したことを特徴とする冷蔵庫。 Refrigerator, characterized in that the surface-emitting body made of electroluminescence, is disposed on the side wall surface between the stored goods platform shelf mounted in a plurality of stages over a vertically storage compartment side walls.
JP2004163798A 2004-06-01 2004-06-01 Refrigerator Pending JP2005344976A (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
JP2004163798A JP2005344976A (en) 2004-06-01 2004-06-01 Refrigerator

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
JP2004163798A JP2005344976A (en) 2004-06-01 2004-06-01 Refrigerator

Publications (1)

Publication Number Publication Date
JP2005344976A true true JP2005344976A (en) 2005-12-15

Family

ID=35497529

Family Applications (1)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
JP2004163798A Pending JP2005344976A (en) 2004-06-01 2004-06-01 Refrigerator

Country Status (1)

Country Link
JP (1) JP2005344976A (en)

Cited By (28)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
JP2007285642A (en) * 2006-04-19 2007-11-01 Matsushita Electric Ind Co Ltd Refrigerator
JP2008045844A (en) * 2006-08-18 2008-02-28 Toshiba Consumer Marketing Corp Refrigerator
JP2008075935A (en) * 2006-09-20 2008-04-03 Matsushita Electric Ind Co Ltd Storage
KR100821710B1 (en) 2007-01-10 2008-04-14 엘지전자 주식회사 A lighting apparatus for refrigerator
JP2008089279A (en) * 2006-10-05 2008-04-17 Matsushita Electric Ind Co Ltd Refrigerator
WO2008051005A1 (en) * 2006-10-25 2008-05-02 Lg Electronics Inc. Refrigerator and lighting apparatus thereof
KR100851054B1 (en) 2007-01-03 2008-08-12 엘지전자 주식회사 A lighting apparatus for refrigerator
JP2008292048A (en) * 2007-05-24 2008-12-04 Panasonic Corp Refrigerator
JP2009115407A (en) * 2007-11-08 2009-05-28 Panasonic Corp Refrigerator
JP2009299978A (en) * 2008-06-12 2009-12-24 Mitsubishi Electric Corp Refrigerator
WO2010023086A1 (en) 2008-08-27 2010-03-04 BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH Refrigerator with interior lighting
JP2010139078A (en) * 2008-12-09 2010-06-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP4587146B1 (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-11-24 シャープ株式会社 refrigerator
WO2010147034A1 (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-23 シャープ株式会社 Refrigerator
JP2010286210A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2010286214A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2010286209A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2010286212A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2010286213A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
EP2110629A3 (en) * 2007-02-13 2011-04-06 Panasonic Corporation Refrigerator
JP2011252657A (en) * 2010-06-02 2011-12-15 Toshiba Consumer Electronics Holdings Corp Refrigerator
JP2012137285A (en) * 2012-03-12 2012-07-19 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2012141132A (en) * 2012-04-05 2012-07-26 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2012255606A (en) * 2011-06-09 2012-12-27 Toshiba Corp Refrigerator
WO2013120759A1 (en) * 2012-02-16 2013-08-22 BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH Refrigeration appliance with indirect cooling‑chamber illumination
JP2013174382A (en) * 2012-02-24 2013-09-05 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2014098548A (en) * 2014-02-26 2014-05-29 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
WO2018008506A1 (en) * 2016-07-08 2018-01-11 パナソニックIpマネジメント株式会社 Refrigerator

Cited By (36)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
JP2007285642A (en) * 2006-04-19 2007-11-01 Matsushita Electric Ind Co Ltd Refrigerator
JP2008045844A (en) * 2006-08-18 2008-02-28 Toshiba Consumer Marketing Corp Refrigerator
JP2008075935A (en) * 2006-09-20 2008-04-03 Matsushita Electric Ind Co Ltd Storage
JP2008089279A (en) * 2006-10-05 2008-04-17 Matsushita Electric Ind Co Ltd Refrigerator
WO2008051005A1 (en) * 2006-10-25 2008-05-02 Lg Electronics Inc. Refrigerator and lighting apparatus thereof
KR100851054B1 (en) 2007-01-03 2008-08-12 엘지전자 주식회사 A lighting apparatus for refrigerator
KR100821710B1 (en) 2007-01-10 2008-04-14 엘지전자 주식회사 A lighting apparatus for refrigerator
EP2110629A3 (en) * 2007-02-13 2011-04-06 Panasonic Corporation Refrigerator
JP2008292048A (en) * 2007-05-24 2008-12-04 Panasonic Corp Refrigerator
JP2009115407A (en) * 2007-11-08 2009-05-28 Panasonic Corp Refrigerator
JP2009299978A (en) * 2008-06-12 2009-12-24 Mitsubishi Electric Corp Refrigerator
WO2010023086A1 (en) 2008-08-27 2010-03-04 BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH Refrigerator with interior lighting
JP2010139078A (en) * 2008-12-09 2010-06-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
CN102803879A (en) * 2009-06-15 2012-11-28 夏普株式会社 Refrigerator
JP2010286210A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2010286214A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2010286209A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2010286211A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
WO2010147034A1 (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-23 シャープ株式会社 Refrigerator
JP2010286213A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP4639258B2 (en) * 2009-06-15 2011-02-23 シャープ株式会社 refrigerator
JP4587146B1 (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-11-24 シャープ株式会社 refrigerator
CN102803879B (en) * 2009-06-15 2015-02-25 夏普株式会社 Refrigerator
JP2010286212A (en) * 2009-06-15 2010-12-24 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2011252657A (en) * 2010-06-02 2011-12-15 Toshiba Consumer Electronics Holdings Corp Refrigerator
JP2012255606A (en) * 2011-06-09 2012-12-27 Toshiba Corp Refrigerator
CN104114966A (en) * 2012-02-16 2014-10-22 Bsh博世和西门子家用电器有限公司 Refrigeration appliance with indirect cooling-chamber illumination
WO2013120759A1 (en) * 2012-02-16 2013-08-22 BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH Refrigeration appliance with indirect cooling‑chamber illumination
US9671104B2 (en) 2012-02-16 2017-06-06 BSH Hausgeräte GmbH Refrigeration appliance with indirect cooling-chamber illumination
US20150247634A1 (en) * 2012-02-16 2015-09-03 Bsh Bosch Und Siemens Hausgerate Gmbh Refrigeration appliance with indirect cooling-chamber illumination
CN104114966B (en) * 2012-02-16 2016-10-26 Bsh家用电器有限公司 Refrigeration appliance having a cooling chamber indirect illumination
JP2013174382A (en) * 2012-02-24 2013-09-05 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2012137285A (en) * 2012-03-12 2012-07-19 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2012141132A (en) * 2012-04-05 2012-07-26 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
JP2014098548A (en) * 2014-02-26 2014-05-29 Sharp Corp Refrigerator
WO2018008506A1 (en) * 2016-07-08 2018-01-11 パナソニックIpマネジメント株式会社 Refrigerator

Similar Documents

Publication Publication Date Title
US20070151274A1 (en) LED canopy light fixture
US6478445B1 (en) Lighting assembly for a refrigeration appliance
US20100170279A1 (en) Refrigerator
JP2002147945A (en) Freezing and refrigerating reach-in showcase
US20120085116A1 (en) Refrigerator with ultraviolet light emitting diode
JP2001066051A (en) Refrigerator
JP2006012511A (en) Lighting system and storage house
JP2010008017A (en) Refrigerator
JP2006292221A (en) Refrigerator
US8360620B1 (en) LED direct and indirect recessed lighting fixture with center diffuser lens basket and parallel reflectors, including rapid access doors to the fixture drivers and emergency battery pack
US20140320040A1 (en) Lighting for shelf divider in refrigerator
JP2005344975A (en) Refrigerator
JPH1183306A (en) Refrigerator
US20100315830A1 (en) Heat dissipation device of vehicle lamp and interposing element thereof
JP2008039358A (en) Refrigerator
US20070266723A1 (en) Refrigerator
JP2007187363A (en) Refrigerator
US7736010B2 (en) Refrigerator having lamp apparatus
US7824057B2 (en) Showcase
JP2002267348A (en) refrigerator
JP2006132878A (en) Refrigerator
JP2006132877A (en) Refrigerator
KR200442041Y1 (en) LED Lighting Lamp
CN201072281Y (en) Ventiduct with lighting lamp used for air cooling refrigerator
US20120170247A1 (en) Method of using light-emitting diode (led) lighting to illuminate the interior of microwave ovens