07114830 is referenced by 139 patents and cites 26 patents.

The present invention provides several embodiments of an elongate hollow tubular or solid rod lighting device including a plurality of LEDs therewith and appropriate electrical componentry, and serving as a direct replacement for a conventional fluorescent light tube in a conventional fluorescent lighting fixture. The present lighting device includes appropriate connector pins extending from each end thereof, enabling the device to be installed in a conventional fluorescent lighting fixture with no modification to the fixture. The light may include appropriate electrical componentry such as a step-down transformer to provide the required voltage for the LEDs, either integrally within the light, incorporated in an end cap thereof, or installed separately therefrom in the fixture, as desired. The light may be colored or tinted as desired by the use of LEDs providing the desired color output, and/or by installing a tinted sleeve over the tube or rod as desired.

Title
LED replacement for fluorescent lighting
Application Number
11/66302
Publication Number
7114830 (B2)
Application Date
February 28, 2005
Publication Date
October 3, 2006
Inventor
Robert M Currie
Long Beach
MS, US
Jonas J Robertson
Harvey
LA, US
Agent
Merek Blackman & Voorhees
Assignee
Plastic Inventions and Patents
CA
IPC
F21V 1/00
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