Accession Number : ADD004184

Title :   Lighting System for Selective Back Lighting.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Dadian,Thomas F

Report Date : 19 Jul 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A lighting system for selectively back lighting a translucent object, or preselected portions thereof. The system, as adapted for use in back lighting an open map, includes: a flat translucent component on which the map is removably held, supported, and displayed. Unlike the prior art, this system, among other distinct and significant advantages, permits the selective back lighting of near points on the map (or of the entire map), is portable and easily movable, and the lamps and respective lamp sockets are releasably lockable with the core matrix to prevent accidental removal by shock, vibration, or pulling.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Lighting equipment, *Display systems, *Panel boards(Electricity), *Transparent panels, Selection, Vibration, Lamps, Maps, Shock resistance

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE