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Disclosed is a LED lighting apparatus with one or more swivel connections. The LED lighting apparatus includes a housing with at least one end, at least one light emitting diode extending along the housing and at least one end cap. The end cap has an opening with a sidewall to cap the end of the housing and a surface opposite the opening and spanning the sidewall. At least two pin connectors extend from the surface and are connectable to a standard fluorescent or incandescent light fixture. Various configurations are described such that the housing will rotate within the end caps with application of a rotational force after connection of the pin connectors to the light fixture to adjust the light output direction of the LED lighting apparatus.

Title
LED lighting apparatus with swivel connection
Application Number
11/961701
Publication Number
8118447 (B2)
Application Date
December 20, 2007
Publication Date
February 21, 2012
Inventor
John Ivey
Farmington Hills
MI, US
David L Simon
Grosse Point Woods
MI, US
Agent
Young Basile
Assignee
Altair Engineering
MI, US
IPC
F21V 1/00
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