Abstract: A coupling device which allows for quickly changing electrical fixtures without rewiring. The quick change mounting fixture comprises a combined electrical and mechanical two-piece male and female fastening device. The invention allows for consumer as well as professional installation and detachment of fixtures by providing an easy and safe method. All wires and contacts are self contained and shielded from accidental contact. The invention comprises a female receptacle plate for mounting to a standard ceiling or wall mounted electrical junction box, a male tap support plate which also functions as a fixture support, a block terminal support, where contacts and wire routes are located, and a shield cover.
February 10, 1983
Date of Patent:
February 24, 1987
Elliot Isban, Charles F. Stephenson, Robert F. Cook