Automatic shut-off for flashlights

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6642667
APP PUB NO 20030057889A1
SERIAL NO

10237300

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A flashlight includes a motion detector and a light intensity detector for automatic shutoff of the flashlight when unused for a period of time. A timer for turning off the flashlight bulb is reset by the detectors when the flashlight is in motion. The light intensity detector also shuts off the flashlight bulb when the flashlight is placed in a well lit area. Override switches permit a user to maintain power to the flashlight bulb regardless of the detector states.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Avis, Deborah Kah 217 La Puerta Way, Palm Beach, FL 33480 1 23

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