Light assembly having a control circuit in a base

  • US 9,702,535 B2
  • Filed: 03/25/2015
  • Issued: 07/11/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/24/2009
  • Status: Expired
First Claim
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1. A light assembly comprising:

  • an electrically conductive base defining a volume between a bottom portion and a side wall, said side wall comprising threads;

    a housing coupled to the base;

    a cover coupled to the housing;

    a plurality of light sources coupled to and within the housing, said light sources generating light; and

    a control circuit disposed on a first circuit board electrically coupled to the light sources for driving the light sources, said first circuit board housed entirely within the volume defined within the base and adjacent to the threads, said circuit board comprising a first electrical contact disposed on an edge thereof;

    said electrically conductive base comprising a second electrical contact disposed on the side wall forming a groove for receiving the first electrical contact with an interference fit.

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