Flashlight Patent #: 4322782
ApplicationNo. 06/441677 filed on 11/15/1982
US Classes:362/183, Rechargeable electrical source of with external connections200/60, Portable light362/184, Having plural lamp bulbs or lamp sockets362/191, With or comprising mounting means362/20, AUTOMATIC SUBSTITUTION OF POWER SUPPLY OR LIGHT SOURCE362/200, Flat flashlight casing362/249, With support362/251, With switch362/254, LIGHT SOURCE SUBSTITUTION362/362, HOUSING362/368, With mounting means362/375, With closure362/802POSITION OR CONDITION RESPONSIVE SWITCH
ExaminersPrimary: Lechert, Stephen J. Jr.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesB60Q 3/06 (20060101)
B60Q 3/00 (20060101)
F21L 14/00 (20060101)
F21S 9/00 (20060101)
F21L 14/02 (20060101)
F21L 4/00 (20060101)
F21S 9/02 (20060101)
AbstractA portable light having a housing which can be selectively mounted onto a support surface. A socket is supported on the housing and holds a bulb in a position externally visible from the housing. An externally manipulatable switch is provided on the housing. Within the housing there is provided circuit means including terminals having a first connecting section for connecting to an internal battery source and second connecting section for connecting to an external energy source. The various parts of the circuit are interconnected in series circuit relationship so that the switch operates the bulb.