Resources Contact Us Home
Fluorescent-lighted four post bed

Image Number 2 for United States Patent #5683169.

An improved bed-lighting mechanism having a headboard (10) and footboard (11) attached perpendicular to left (12) and right (13) side rails which have left (20) and right (21) cable guards attached beneath and parallel to them, respectively. Four-foot (14A and 14B) and six-foot (17A and 17B) bedposts sandwich four-foot (15) and six-foot (18) fluorescent-light tubes and are attached perpendicular to the corner joint formed by the headboard (10) and footboard (11) to the left (12) and right (13) side rails. End caps (16 and 19) sit atop and below the bedposts (14A, 14B, 17A, and 17B). The fluorescent-light tubes (15 and 18) are encased by protective plastic sheaths (54). A ballast and switch box (55) houses a ballast (25) that powers the two, four-foot fluorescent-light tubes (15) and a ballast (26) that powers the two, six-foot fluorescent-light tubes (18). The ballast and switch box (55) has a power cord (29) and a power/dimmer switch (30) running into it and wiring (31 and 32) threaded through conduit pipe (28) running out of it to power and control the fluorescent-light tubes (15 and 18).

  Recently Added Patents
Bi-level switching with power packs
Accordion bioreactor
Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing metadata entry
Method and system for calibrating laser profiling systems
Digital photographing apparatus
Front portion of a vehicle, toy, and/or replicas thereof
  Randomly Featured Patents
Spring-driven pencil sharpener
Carton assembling method and equipment
Image processing apparatus, and method for performing document matching using extracted feature points of connected image components
Surgical device front handle
Pick-up style utility vehicle with expandable cargo bed
Method and measuring device for testing the support and or covering of an oil or gas pipeline
Steering wheel locking device
Pharmaceutical compositions containing N-palmitoylethanolamide and use thereof in the veterinary field
Quadrature transverse CT detection system
Method, apparatus and system for multiple-description coding and decoding