Patent Number: 7,710,046

Title: Balance coil and inverter for driving backlight

Abstract: Provided is an inverter for driving a backlight such as LCD, wherein the inverter includes a driving circuit for driving at least two of a plurality of lamps; a transformer for connecting the driving circuit to the plurality of lamps; and a balance coil connected to at least two of the plurality of lamps for balancing the current flowing through the at least two of the plurality of lamps, and the balance coil further includes a bobbin having a winding part divided into at least three parts; a core disposed in the bobbin; and first and second coils disposed on the divided winding parts.

Inventors: Park; Cheol-jin (Hwanseong-si, KR), Kimura; Ryuichi (Suwon-si, KR), Moon; Jin-Gyu (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H05B 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018