Illuminated windmill for virtual color generation

  • US 6,893,138 B1
  • Filed: 04/29/2003
  • Issued: 05/17/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/29/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A windmill device for the generation and illusion of changing luminous colors in space comprising:

  • a plurality of variously colored light emitters mounted on at least two blades, the blades being rotatable about a first pivot,a second pivot on a support and having an axis differing from the first pivot, the first pivot being mounted on the second pivot, andan electric generator having a generator shaft, the generator shaft forming the first pivot and the generator being affixed to the blades for rotation therewith, the generator being electrically connected to the variously colored light emitters,wherein luminous color patterns are generated by the afterimage effect of the variously colored light emitters while being rotated about the pivot.

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