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Number: 362/28
Name: Illumination > Illuminated scale or dial > Illuminated through meter case
Description: Subject matter wherein the scale or dial is contained within an instrument case and the illuminating structure is external to the case; the case having an opening through which the scale or dial is observed and either another opening or light transparent portion through which light from the external illuminating structure enters the case to illuminate the scale or dial.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8256917 Security safe light module Sep. 4, 2012
8205996 System for light switch identification Jun. 26, 2012
8132930 Display device for a tuning apparatus Mar. 13, 2012
8068707 Illuminating devices including uniform light distribution, multiple light sources, and multiple types of light sources Nov. 29, 2011
7926964 Dial control with LED light ring Apr. 19, 2011
7926963 Display device Apr. 19, 2011
7905612 Display device for a motor vehicle provided with a swivelling indicator having first and/or second optical wave guide areas Mar. 15, 2011
7887222 Display device with changeable display background Feb. 15, 2011
7872570 Informational display for rapid operator perception Jan. 18, 2011
7827810 Air conditioner Nov. 9, 2010
7821188 Lighting device and display device provided with the same Oct. 26, 2010
7780304 Smoked lens for vehicle Aug. 24, 2010
7736042 Back light unit Jun. 15, 2010
7699483 Illumination device Apr. 20, 2010
7677744 Ring pointer illumination Mar. 16, 2010
7616849 Illuminating devices including uniform light distribution, multiple light sources, and multiple types of light sources Nov. 10, 2009
7607808 Instrument panel housing with light diffuser Oct. 27, 2009
7591562 Pointer light housing Sep. 22, 2009
7588338 Keyboard equipped with a backlight structure Sep. 15, 2009
7562993 Continuous LED instrument panel Jul. 21, 2009
7553036 Display device Jun. 30, 2009
7534000 Incorporation of telltale warning indicators into driver information center May. 19, 2009
7530702 Display over gage instrument cluster May. 12, 2009
7458695 High light-efficiency illumination cluster Dec. 2, 2008
7460362 Display housing for computing device Dec. 2, 2008
7441913 Lighting system for displays in vehicles Oct. 28, 2008
7357095 Transparent edge-lighted instrument cluster Apr. 15, 2008
7347576 Ultraviolet light instrument cluster Mar. 25, 2008
7347574 Decorative lens Mar. 25, 2008
7322711 Combined instrument Jan. 29, 2008
7172302 Electronic device with UV illumination arrangement Feb. 6, 2007
7134776 Direct backlight and display device Nov. 14, 2006
7125132 Gauge lighting structure Oct. 24, 2006
7097316 Display unit for vehicle Aug. 29, 2006
7086764 Glare resistant displays for automotive vehicles and lenses for such displays Aug. 8, 2006
7066630 Integrated pointer hub and warning indicator Jun. 27, 2006
6957901 Backlighting device including lens Oct. 25, 2005
6886955 Illumination structure of operation buttons provided on control panel of electronic equipment May. 3, 2005
6880947 Direct-type backlight unit for flat panel liquid crystal displays Apr. 19, 2005
6860612 Illuminated keyboard switch structure Mar. 1, 2005
6820990 Vehicle instrument Nov. 23, 2004
6796668 Light emitting panel assemblies for use in automotive applications and the like Sep. 28, 2004
6767107 Light apparatus for illuminating a compact computer video screen Jul. 27, 2004
6634763 Light apparatus for illuminating a compact computer video screen Oct. 21, 2003
6627829 Switch device with indicator Sep. 30, 2003
6624368 Switch device Sep. 23, 2003
6600427 Combination instrument for displaying measured values and/or other information, in particular for use in a motor vehicle Jul. 29, 2003
6598988 Display instrument, in particular in a motor vehicle Jul. 29, 2003
6511195 Street lamp to carry a luminous plate and for lighting Jan. 28, 2003
6413598 Cover member for illuminated push button switch and method for manufacturing same Jul. 2, 2002

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