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An LED semiconductor lighting system that comprises a lighting apparatus for illuminating vehicle interiors and powered by a source of electrical power provided by or on the vehicle. The lighting apparatus comprises a light tube with an interior space and has a plurality of light emitting diodes and current limiting resistors contained within such interior space of the light tube. The illumination intensity of the light emitting diodes is controlled by a dimming module in electrical contact with the LEDs and electrically connected to the vehicle source of power. An alternative embodiment of the lighting apparatus includes a flexible light tube.

Title
LED semiconductor lighting system
Application Number
9/108055
Publication Number
6158882
Application Date
June 30, 1998
Publication Date
December 12, 2000
Inventor
A John Bischoff Jr
West Allis
WI, US
Agent
Quarles & Brady
Agent
George E Haas
Assignee
Emteq
WI, US
IPC
B60Q 1/00
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