LED lamp

  • US 8,845,127 B2
  • Filed: 06/30/2011
  • Issued: 09/30/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/05/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An LED lamp, comprising:

  • one LED unit arranged in a housing,a first and a second lamp cap being arranged spaced from each other on opposing ends of the housing,said lamp caps each comprising at least one contact element for connecting said LED unit with a lamp fixture,wherein said first lamp cap comprises contact breaking means, configured to electrically disconnect said contact elements of said first and second lamp caps from each other when said LED lamp is removed from said lamp fixture;

    wherein said contact breaking means comprise a switching member, which is displaceable from a connected state, in which said contact elements are connected with each other, to a disconnected state, in which said contact elements are disconnected from each other;

    wherein said switching member comprises at least one latching section, adapted to engage with a locking device in said connected state and said contact breaking means further comprise a spring element, biasing said switching member toward said disconnected state.

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