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Publication numberUSD471880 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/151,502
Publication dateMar 18, 2003
Filing dateNov 13, 2001
Priority dateNov 13, 2001
Also published asUSD477290, USD477578
Publication number151502, 29151502, US D471880 S1, US D471880S1, US-S1-D471880, USD471880 S1, USD471880S1
InventorsNoel Mayo, Jason O. Adams, Carl W. Gomes, Elliot G. Jacoby, Roland L. Ledyard, Michael W. Pessina, Michael A. Ryan, Joel S. Spira
Original AssigneeLutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Dimmer switch
US D471880 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a dimmer switch, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a dimmer switch showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the second embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the IR window has been shifted downwardly on the pushbutton actuator;

FIG. 3 is a perspective view of the third embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the pushbutton actuator and the IR window is shown in solid black to indicate that the color of the pushbutton actuator and the IR window contrast with the color of remaining portions of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation of the design shown in FIG. 2;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a left side elevation of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 8 is a right elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 9 is a left side elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 2;

FIG. 10 is a right side elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 2;

FIG. 11 is a top plan view of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 12 is a bottom plan view of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 13 is a bottom plan view of the design shown in FIG. 2

FIG. 14 is a perspective view of the fourth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the elimination of the airgap switch actuator at the bottom of the actuator mounting frame;

FIG. 15 is a perspective view of the fifth embodiment of the design of FIG. 14, the only difference being the IR window has been shifted downwardly on the pushbutton actuator;

FIG. 16 is a front elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 14;

FIG. 17 is a front elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 15;

FIG. 18 a bottom plan view of the design shown in FIG. 14; and,

FIG. 19 is a bottom plan view of the design shown in FIG. 15, the remaining views being identical to those of the second embodiment.

The broken line showing of the environment is for illustrative purpose only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1"Lutron® Residential Lighting Controls Catalog" by Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. of Coopersburg, PA, Oct. 31, 2001, pp. 30-32, 52-68 and 80-87.
2Nema Standards Publication No. ANSI/NEMA WD 6-2001, Wiring Devices—Dimensional Specifications, pp. 5 and 7.
3Photograph of DIVA Duo brand dimmer switch and wallplate, Model LDV-600P, Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., Coopersburg, PA, known prior to Nov. 13, 2001.
4Photograph of Lumea 2 brand dimmer switch, Model LTLV-603PH, Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., Coopersburg, PA, known prior to Nov. 13, 2001.
5Photograph of Maestro® dimmer switch, Model MA-600H, Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., Coopersburg, PA, known prior to Nov. 13, 2001.
6Photograph of Toggler® dimmer switch, Model TG-600PH, Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., Coopersburg, PA, known prior to Nov. 13, 2001.
7Photograph of VAREO® dimmer switch, Model V-1000, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., Coopersburg, PA, known prior to Nov. 13, 2001.
8Product Literature for "Maestro® Elecronic Low-Voltage Dimmers" by Lutron Electronic Co., Inc. of Coopersburg, PA, Dec. 2001, 2 pages.
9Product literature for "Vareo® and NOVA T (star design)® Controls" by Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. of Coopersburg, PA, Dec. 1996, 2 pages.
Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US6815625Nov 7, 2003Nov 9, 2004Cooper Wiring Devices, Inc.Dimmer control switch unit
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD13/171