|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||062/264; 362/092; 362/276|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 37 인용 특허 : 12|
An illuminating device for an appliance is provided. The illuminating device is in communication with a sensor that measures an environmental condition. During operation of the appliance, the illuminating device is continually operated at a light level greater than or equal to a minimum light level. Preferably, the light level of the illuminating device is adjusted based upon measuring or detecting an environmental condition.
1. A refrigerator including a door for gaining access to a refrigerated compartment, the refrigerator comprising:a dispenser unit mounted in the door; andan illuminating device mounted within the dispenser unit; anda sensor in communication with the illuminating device, the illuminating device being continually illuminated at a light level greater than or equal to a minimum light level during operation of the refrigerator and the light level being adjustable to any level between an off condition and a fully bright condition. 2. The refrigerator of claim ...