Imported: 24 Feb '17 | Published: 06 Jan '04
USPTO - Utility Patents
The invention relates to a decorative ornament. The ornament includes a circuit board shaped in an aesthetically desirable manner to provide a background for the decorative ornament, a plurality of light sources, an integrated circuit and circuit leads being mounted on the circuit board. The circuit leads electrically couple the light sources with the integrated circuit to control the light pattern displayed by the decorative ornament. The circuit leads, light sources and circuit boards working together to create an aesthetically pleasing ornament.
Other objects and advantages of the present invention will become apparent from the following detailed description when viewed in conjunction with the accompanying drawings, which set forth certain embodiments of the invention.
c disclose various waveforms associated with the circuit shown in FIG.
b show an alternate circuit for use in accordance with the present invention.
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b will function properly regardless of the direction of the DC current.
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