04449024 is referenced by 75 patents and cites 13 patents.

A backlighted illuminated keyboard including a printed circuit board on which is mounted in a central location a single lamp easily replaceable from the backside of the board and which extends into a clear plastic light diffuser over which an overlay is disposed and a bezel is provided to define key areas in the translucent overlay such that the single lamp disperses light energy through the diffuser to light up the entire overlay. The single lamp is mounted in a socket formed in the printed circuit board and held in place by a swivel arm which can be swung to one side to allow ease of removal of the lamp.

Title
Backlighted illuminated keyboard
Application Number
6/491246
Publication Number
4449024
Application Date
May 3, 1983
Publication Date
May 15, 1984
Inventor
Steve W Stracener
Evans
CO, US
Agent
Lloyd L Zickert
Assignee
KB Denver
CO, US
IPC
H01H 9/18
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