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William Peil: Pulse-by-pulse current mode controlled power supply. General Electric Company, Stephen A Young, Paul Checkovich, December 5, 1989: US04885671 (67 worldwide citation)

A power supply for a Xenon lamp of a projection television includes a pulse-width-modulator that is included in a power regulating outer feedback loop and in a current-mode inner feedback loop. A current sensing transformer, responsive to a current in a chopper arrangement of the power supply, gener ...


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Ricky F Bitting, William Peil: Speed or torque control circuit for an electronically commutated motor (ECM) and method of controlling the torque or speed of an ECM. General Electric Company, Ralph E Krisher Jr, February 19, 1985: US04500821 (58 worldwide citation)

In a motor speed or torque control circuit for an electronically commutated motor (ECM) used in a ceiling fan, a pulse width modulator operating at an above audible pulse repetition rate is used in combination with means to adjust the motor voltage to achieve a large (20 to 1) range of smooth fan sp ...


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William Peil, Robert J McFadyen: Lighting unit. General Electric Company, Richard V Lang, Carl W Baker, September 21, 1982: US04350930 (40 worldwide citation)

A lighting unit is described utilizing an energy efficient metal vapor arc lamp as the main source of light supplemented by a standby filamentary light source producing light when the arc lamp is being started, the filament thereof serving as a resistive ballast for the arc lamp under normal operati ...


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William Peil: Dual load remote power control for a ceiling fan. General Electric Company, Ralph E Krisher Jr, December 24, 1985: US04560909 (37 worldwide citation)

An arrangement is disclosed for controlling the power applied to two remote loads energized from a common ac line. An example is a circuit for controlling fan speed and lamp brightness, both loads being installed in a common ceiling fixture, and requiring only a two conductor interconnection to a wa ...


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Ricky F Bitting, William Peil, Thomas A Brown: Control circuit for an electronically commutated motor including reversing; method of operating an ECM including reversing. General Electric Company, Ralph E Krisher Jr, January 15, 1985: US04494055 (31 worldwide citation)

In a motor control circuit for an electronically commutated reversible motor used in a ceiling fan, a control is used to reduce the voltage supplied to the motor for variable speed or torque operation. At the same time, a substantially smooth control voltage, dependent on the variable voltage suppli ...


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William Peil: Regulated DC power supply. Premier Power Systems, June 27, 1995: US05428267 (28 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a DC power supply utilizing DC to AC to DC conversion with pulse to pulse current mode IC controlled PWM modulation at an above-sonic repetition rate (e.g., 30 Khz) in a degenerative feedback loop to achieve output regulation.


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Ricky F Bitting, William Peil, Thomas A Brown, William K Guzek: Control circuit for an electronically commutated motor, an integrated circuit for an ECM, and a method of operating an ECM. General Electric Company, Ralph E Krisher Jr, February 12, 1985: US04499408 (26 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses a control circuit for an electronically commutated motor which performs essential internal commutation and control functions and responds to external controls, usually user operated. The invention is embodied in a ceiling fan which is subject to controls over motor speed or t ...


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Thomas A Brown, Marc A Dissosway, William Peil, Spiro Vamvakas: Lighting unit with improved control sequence. General Electric Company, John P McMahon, Richard V Lang, Philip L Schlamp, January 22, 1985: US04495446 (21 worldwide citation)

An energy efficient lighting unit is described designed for functional similarity to the incandescent light used in the home. The lighting unit utilizes a metal vapor arc lamp as the main source of light supplemented by a standby filamentary light source. The lighting unit includes means for convert ...


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William Peil, Thomas A Brown, Marc A Dissosway: Threshold amplifier for IC fabrication using CMOS technology. General Electric Company, John P McMahon, Philip L Schlamp, Richard V Lang, June 5, 1984: US04453094 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a threshold amplifier suited to integrated circuit fabrication of a process employing CMOS technology. The threshold amplifier is designed to sense current producing a first or a second logic level as a function of a current threshold. The amplifier comprises a p-cha ...


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Robert J McFadyen, William Peil: Cascode FM tuner for a radio receiver. General Electric Company, Richard V Lang, Carl W Baker, Frank L Neuhauser, July 5, 1977: US04034298 (17 worldwide citation)

An FM tuner having an improved automatic frequency control circuit and designed for use in an AM-FM receiver is described. The tuner employs a mixer transistor and an oscillator transistor connected in circuit so that they form a single series path across the bias source. This feature permits one to ...