Power supply assembly for LED-based light tube

  • US 9,163,794 B2
  • Filed: 07/05/2013
  • Issued: 10/20/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/06/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An LED-based light for replacing a fluorescent light in a light fixture, comprising:

  • an elongate base defining a first surface and an opposing second surface;

    an LED circuit board supported on the first surface of the base, the LED circuit board including at least one LED;

    a light transmitting lens attached to the base to enclose the LED-circuit board, the lens extending a substantial length of the base;

    a power supply circuit board located adjacent the second surface of the base, the power supply circuit board configured to supply power to the at least one LED; and

    a cover attached to the base to enclose the power supply circuit board, the cover extending only a partial length of the base, whereinthe base, the lens and the cover comprise a housing for the LED-based light, and wherein a perimeter of the housing is defined substantially by the lens and the cover along a first longitudinal portion of the housing, and substantially by the lens and the second surface of the base along a second longitudinal portion of the housing.

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