US Pat. No. 9,491,826

LIGHTING

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1. A color temperature adjustable ornamental lighting system comprising:
a plurality of lamps wired into a string of lamps;
each lamp containing a cool white LED chip and a warm white LED chip near thereto,
each of said LED chips being controllable by an individual electronic address; a processor associated with each address, for
controlling the flow of power to said chips;

a remotely controlled device with a display screen;
a touch responsive selector configured to allow user control of each addressed lamp;
a touch responsive control for varying an illumination parameter of one of the LED chips relative to the other, so that the
color temperature represented on the display screen can be adjusted to user preference;

a transmission link for transmitting said user preference color temperature to said lamps which are selected;so that the user can select the color temperature of one or all lamps.

US Pat. No. 9,554,437

DECORATIVE LIGHT STRING SWITCHABLE BETWEEN DIFFERENT ILLUMINATION STATES

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1. A system for switchably changing the function of a special function bulb controller to switch an illumination element between
having visual appearance of steady-on and a visual appearance of a predetermined special visual function, comprising:
a. an electrically powered illumination element;
b. a first switching circuit in communication said illumination element for controlling the flow of current to the element,
said first circuit containing a controller for controlling the power to said illumination element to produce a predetermined
special illumination visual lighting effect in the illumination element, said first circuit initiating said lighting effect
when powered up starting from an initial steady-on illuminated state in the element and then proceeding to other special lighting
effects occurring after the steady-on power up and periodically repeating said special lighting effect for a predetermined
period of time, and

c. a second switching circuit in communication with said first circuit, configured to periodically interrupt the flow of current
to said first circuit, at an interruption frequency sufficient to cause the second circuit to reset to its steady on state
without proceeding to said other special lighting effects, and thereby producing a plurality of steady-on illumination pulses
in the illumination element.

US Pat. No. 9,655,211

LIGHTING

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1. A system for configuring the display of lights in a lights string comprising:
a. a plurality of lamps wired into a slave string of lights;
b. said slave string having at least one address and a processor controller for responding to commands sent to that address;
c. a controller connected to said slave string to provide power and address signals to said slave string;
d. a device connected to said controller for transmitting the commands to said controller;
e. said device including a display screen and running software including:
i. a display including a visual indication said slave string and the count of the lamps connected;
ii. a touch responsive interface for accessing each of said displayed slave string;
iii. in response to access of a displayed slave string, displaying a color pallet for assigning a color to said slave string;
iv. a transmitter for transmitting said assigned color from said device to said controller and to said slave string by address;
v. in response to access of a displayed slave string, displaying a selection of non-color light display characteristics assignable
to said slave string;

vi. a transmitter for transmitting said selected display characteristics from said device to said controller and to said slave
string by address,
so that when said slave string are illuminated, said slave string will display whatever color and non color characteristics
have been transmitted to them from said device; andwherein said system further includes motion sensing controls on said device for hands free control of said slave string.

US Pat. No. 9,109,767

MECHANICAL BYPASS LIGHT UNIT

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1. A light unit for use in a light string, comprising:
a bulb having a light source with lead wires and a separator;
a switch member;
a pair of spring terminals; and
a socket having an inner sidewall, two or more conductive terminals and adapted to receive the bulb and the switch member,
wherein the switch member is adapted to cause the pair of spring terminals to contact one another to form an electrical short
circuit across the pair of conductive terminals on the inner side wall of the socket and the light source when the bulb is
completely or partially removed from the socket, and the separator breaks contact between the pair of spring terminals when
the bulb is seated in the socket and wherein the bulb and socket have a longitudinal center axis defining generally a center
line between right and left portions of each, and wherein said separator is positioned off center of the center line, and
wherein said spring terminals comprise a conductive body, the conductive body extending from said conductive terminal to a
point spaced from said inner side wall and said center line, the conductive body extending from the other conductive terminal
and extending across said center line to engage a portion of said first body, said separator being positioned to engage only
one of said conductive terminals when said bulb is placed in the socket.

US Pat. No. 9,347,630

LIMITED FLICKER LIGHT EMITTING DIODE STRING

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1. A limited flicker decorative light-emitting diode (LED) string, comprising:
a. a connector to an alternating current (AC) power source having first and second output connections;
b. a plurality of LEDs electrically connected in series to form an LED series string, said string having first and second
electrical ends;

c. a first light socket, having a first socket body and a translucent dome, a first LED electrically series connected to a
first rectifier to form a first diode pair; said first diode pair being contained within the first socket and with first rectifier
being in the socket body and the LED being adjacent said dome;

d. a second light socket, having a second socket body and a translucent dome, a second LED electrically series connected to
a second rectifier to form a second diode pair said second diode pair being contained within the second socket and with second
rectifier being in the second socket body and the LED being adjacent said dome;

e. a third light socket, having a third socket body and a translucent dome, a third LED electrically series connected to a
third rectifier to form a third diode pair; said third diode pair being contained within the third socket and with third rectifier
being in the third socket body and the LED being adjacent said dome;

f. a fourth light socket, having a fourth socket body and a translucent dome, a fourth LED electrically series connected to
a fourth rectifier to form a fourth diode pair; said fourth diode pair being contained within the fourth socket and with fourth
rectifier being in the fourth socket body and the LED being adjacent said dome;

g. said first and second diode pairs being electrically joined at one end to each other and the first end of said LED string;
h. said third and fourth diode pairs being electrically joined at one end to each other and to the second end of said LED
string;

i. the remaining end of said first diode pair being connected to said first output connection of said power source;
j. the remaining end of said second diode pair being connected to said second output connection of said power source;
k. the remaining end of said third diode pair being connected to said first output connection of said power source;
l. the remaining end of said fourth diode pair being connected to said second output connection of said power source;wherein said diode pairs comprising distinct diodes from other diode pairs, whereby the LED light string receives full wave
rectified power and exhibit a minimum of flicker, whereas said diode pairs receive half wave rectified power and exhibits
greater flicker than said LED light string, so that the overall visual impression of the light string has limited flicker.

US Pat. No. 9,341,329

MECHANICAL BYPASS LIGHT UNIT

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1. A light unit for use in a light string, comprising:
a bulb having a light source with lead wires and a separator;
a switch member unit;
a pair of spring terminals; and
a socket having first and second opposing inner sidewalls and at least two conductive terminals on portions of said inner
sidewalls and wherein said socket is adapted to receive the bulb and the switch member unit,

wherein the switch member unit is adapted to cause the pair of spring terminals to contact one another to form an electrical
short circuit across the pair of conductive terminals on the inner side wall of the socket and the light source when the bulb
is completely or partially removed from the socket, and the separator breaks contact between the pair of spring terminals
when the bulb is seated in the socket and wherein the bulb and socket have a longitudinal center axis defining generally a
center line between right and left portions of each, the conductive body extending from said conductive terminal to a point
spaced from said inner side wall and said center line, the conductive body extending from the other conductive terminal and
extending across said center line to engage a portion of said first body.

US Pat. No. 9,089,030

CONTROLLER CIRCUIT FOR HALF WAVE LED LIGHT STRINGS

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1. An LED series connected light string comprising:
a. a plurality of LEDs connectable to an AC power source;
b. said LEDs being connected with uniform polarity;
c. at least one of said LEDs intended to change output and including a controller; said controller being wired to the at least
one LED and which changes the flow through LED, thereby causing said LED to change state in response to switching of the controller;

d. a current supplying capacitive energy storage element connected in parallel with said controller; said element supplying
current to said controller to maintain said controller operational and preventing it from resetting for lack of power at least
for a predetermined period of time when current supplied to the circuit is reverse polarity; and

e. wherein said current supplying element are linked to each other and removable substantially simultaneously from the light
string, such that the current supplying element is not connected to the circuit without a current passing element in parallel
with it.

US Pat. No. 9,784,442

MECHANICAL BYPASS LIGHT UNIT

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1. A light unit for use in a light string, comprising:
a light bulb socket having a recess;
a bulb having a light source with lead wires and a separator;
a separate unitary switch member sized to be slideably received and slideably removable in said recess separately from said
bulb, said switch member including a support member body;

a central pair of spring terminals; and
a socket having two or more conductive terminals and adapted to receive the bulb and the switch member,
wherein the switch member is adapted to cause the pair of spring terminals to contact one another to form an electrical short
circuit across the pair of conductive terminals and the light source when the bulb is completely or partially removed from
the socket, and wherein the lead wires form an electrical connection across the conductive terminals, and the separator breaks
contact between the pair of spring terminals when the bulb is seated in the socket.

US Pat. No. 9,900,968

RESISTIVE BYPASS FOR SERIES LIGHTING CIRCUIT

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1. A method of constructing a miniature light bulb for use in an ornamental light set having a plurality of relatively low
wattage bulbs wired together into a string having a base and a distal top canopy, the bulb being configured to enhance its
perceived brightness, while using less energy and obtaining longer life than industry standard miniature bulbs, method of
constructing the bulb, comprising the steps of:
forming a base;
forming a least a pair of electrical contacts in said base,
forming a pair of leads connected to said contacts,
forming an airtight envelope secured to said base into an elongated envelope having a generally transparent tapered canopy
where the canopy walls converge to a pointed apex thereby having a focusing lens effect at its distal end distant from the
base,

forming an illumination element connected to said leads inside said envelope;
extending the leads from the base to a defined point higher into the canopy top at the distal end of the envelope,
locating the illumination element adjacent the distal end of the envelope near the canopy to increase its perceived brightness
by the effect of the tapered canopy, so that a viewer seeing the illumination from the canopy end, will perceive a more concentrated
light source.

US Pat. No. 10,172,209

LIGHTING

Seasonal Specialties, LLC...

1. A color temperature adjustable ornamental lighting system comprising:a plurality of lamps wired into a string of lamps;
each lamp containing a cool white LED chip and a warm white LED chip near thereto,
each of said chips being controllable by an individual electronic address; a processor associated with each address, for controlling the flow of power to said chips;
a remotely controlled device with a display screen;
a user controllable selector configured to allow user control of each addressed lamp;
a user adjustable control for varying an illumination parameter of one of the LEDs relative to the other, so that the color temperature represented on the display can be adjusted to user preference;
a transmission link for transmitting said use preference color temperature to said lamps which are selected;so that the user can select the color temperature of one or all lamps.

US Pat. No. 10,205,073

PARALLEL WIRE LIGHT STRING AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURER

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1. A method of making an ornamental light set having first and second parallel wires and plurality of LED chips having electrical contacts, comprising the steps of:a. coating the first wire with an insulator to provide said insulating coverage;
b. removing said temporary insulating coverage at a plurality of predetermined intervals along the length of the wire, thereby exposing uninsulated portions of the first wire at intervals, the extent of removed insulating coverage at said intervals being sufficient to receive at least a portion of said LED chip electrical contact;
c. placing said second uninsulated wire in parallel with said first wire;
d. applying a plurality of LED chips in electrical contact with said first and second wires at said uninsulated portions of said first wire, thereby having the wires electrically bridged by said LED chips at said intervals.