Inductively powered lamp unit

  • US 6,459,218 B2
  • Filed: 02/12/2001
  • Issued: 10/01/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of supplying electricity to a discrete lamp unit, comprising the steps of:

  • forming a hole in stationary material;

    positioning in the hole wiring capable of generating an alternating inductive magnetic field outside the hole when an alternating electrical current is passed through the wiring;

    covering the wiring in the hole; and

    positioning remote from the wiring the discrete lamp unit which is adapted to provide illumination when energized inductively with an induced alternating electrical current generated by the inductive magnetic field.

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