Integrated data and power cord for use with modular display panels

  • US 9,131,600 B1
  • Filed: 02/20/2015
  • Issued: 09/08/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/31/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A display panel comprising:

  • a plurality of display elements;

    image control circuitry coupled to the display elements;

    power supply circuitry coupled to the display elements, the power supply circuitry including an AC/DC converter;

    a housing enclosing the display elements and the image control circuitry, the housing being sealed with respect to external elements;

    a first integrated data and power cable extending from outside the housing, through a housing wall and electrically connected to the image control circuitry and the power circuitry; and

    wherein the first integrated data and power cable comprises a connector at an end of the cable, the connector comprising;

    a plurality of male connectors surrounded by an end enclosure and accessible outside the connector, each male connector of the plurality of male connectors configured to fit into a female connector, wherein the plurality of male connectors comprises three pins for carrying AC power to the power supply circuitry, anda plurality of female connectors surrounded by the end enclosure, each female connector of the plurality of female connectors configured to receive a pin.

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