Patent Number: 6,295,003

Title: Socket having an overload indicating and warning device

Abstract: A socket has one or more socket members received in an enclosure, and a current indicator disposed in coupled to the socket members for indicating the current through the socket members and for indicating the overload of the socket. The current indicator includes a coil, and a rotatable indicator to be actuated by the coil to indicate the current of the socket. A device may detect the temperature of the socket and a device may generate a warning signal when the socket is overload. The indicator may shield a photoresistive member when the socket is overload.

Inventors: Wu; Hsien Chung (Taichung Hsien, TW)


International Classification: G01R 31/02 (20060101); G01R 31/04 (20060101); G08B 021/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018