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Methods and apparatus for providing controllable power via an A.C. power source to LED-based lighting devices having an MR16 configuration. In one example, LED-based MR16 lighting devices may be coupled to A.C. power circuits that are controlled by conventional dimmers (i.e, “A.C. dimmer circuits”). In yet other aspects, one or more parameters relating to the light generated by LED-based light sources (e.g., intensity, color, color temperature, temporal characteristics, etc.) may be conveniently controlled via operation of a conventional A.C. dimmer and/or other signals present on the A.C. power circuit.

Title
Dimmable LED-based MR16 lighting apparatus and methods
Application Number
11/95916
Publication Number
7358679 (B2)
Application Date
March 31, 2005
Publication Date
April 15, 2008
Inventor
Frederick M Morgan
Quincy
MA, US
Kevin J Dowling
Westford
MA, US
Ihor A Lys
Milton
MA, US
Agent
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C
Assignee
Philips Solid State Lighting Solutions
MA, US
IPC
G05F 1/00
H01J 7/44
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