Patents by Inventor Lucio Proni

Lucio Proni has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10674252
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system comprises a driver mounted within the interior of a single-reflex band-pass box or a ported box which employ one or more drain tubes to remove standing water that may pool therein without affecting the acoustic performance of the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Bellal J Hamze
  • Publication number: 20200068291
    Abstract: A loudspeaker comprises a one-piece frame integrally molded with a venting element which is located within a vent passage extending between the frame interior and a frame flange adapted to mount to a panel of an enclosure or to a baffle wherein pressurized air created by exposure of the enclosure and loudspeaker to elevated temperatures may escape from the enclosure through a leak path formed by the vent passage and the venting element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Dwayne Spanbroek, Stephen D. Ponte
  • Patent number: 10484767
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system comprises a speaker frame and a grill assembly formed of a number of components that can be molded in different colors, removed from the frame for painting or other customization and/or replaced with other grill components in order to vary, as desired, the aesthetic appearance of the loudspeaker system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Dwayne Spanbroek, Carlos A Gomez
  • Publication number: 20190349671
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system comprises a driver mounted within the interior of a single-reflex band-pass box or a ported box which employ one or more drain tubes to remove standing water that may pool therein without affecting the acoustic performance of the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Bellal J Hamze
  • Publication number: 20190335256
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system comprises a speaker frame and a grill assembly formed of a number of components that can be molded in different colors, removed from the frame for painting or other customization and/or replaced with other grill components in order to vary, as desired, the aesthetic appearance of the loudspeaker system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Dwayne Spanbroek, Carlos A. Gomez
  • Patent number: 10462546
    Abstract: A loudspeaker comprises a circuit board which mounts a number of light units each including multiple LEDs in a position so that when illuminated they are visible though a transparent or translucent diaphragm and protected from exposure to the environment external to the loudspeaker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Dwayne H Spanbroek, Carlos A Gomez
  • Publication number: 20190281374
    Abstract: A loudspeaker comprises a circuit board which mounts a number of light units each including multiple LEDs in a position so that when illuminated they are visible though a transparent or translucent diaphragm and protected from exposure to the environment external to the loudspeaker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Dwayne H. Spanbroek, Carlos A. Gomez
  • Patent number: 10362389
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system comprises a driver mounted within the interior of a single-reflex band-pass box which is self-draining to protect the driver from exposure to standing water. The band-pass box may be mounted at the stern of a boat to direct acoustic energy from the driver to an individual being towed behind it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Bellal J Hamze, Donald C Nesbit, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20180324528
    Abstract: A loudspeaker and method of assembly according to this invention provides for simplified replacement of defective parts that can be accomplished by an unskilled worker without the use of gauges, guides, fixtures or other equipment. A moving assembly, and a combined frame and motor structure, are assembled independently of one another and then connected together, within acceptable tolerances, by a centering tee which is affixed to the moving assembly and may be easily connected to and disconnected from the motor structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Patent number: 10123125
    Abstract: A loudspeaker and method of assembly according to this invention provides for simplified replacement of defective parts that can be accomplished by an unskilled worker without the use of gauges, guides, fixtures or other equipment. A moving assembly, and a combined frame and motor structure, are assembled independently of one another and then connected together, within acceptable tolerances, by a centering tee which is affixed to the moving assembly and may be easily connected to and disconnected from the motor structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Patent number: 9980036
    Abstract: A passive radiator is provided for use in a loudspeaker system in which the passive radiator and a driver are connected to one another within a speaker enclosure by an acoustic coupler having a coupler opening such that the driver and the passive radiator are located in different planes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Publication number: 20180084334
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system comprises a driver mounted within the interior of a single-reflex band-pass box which is self-draining to protect the driver from exposure to standing water. The band-pass box may be mounted at the stern of a boat to direct acoustic energy from the driver to an individual being towed behind it.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Bellal J. Hamze, Donald C. Nesbit, JR.
  • Patent number: 9800970
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system is provided in which a passive radiator and a driver are connected to one another within a speaker enclosure by an acoustic coupler having a coupler opening such that the driver and the passive radiator are located in different planes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Publication number: 20170208389
    Abstract: A passive radiator is provided for use in a loudspeaker system in which the passive radiator and a driver are connected to one another within a speaker enclosure by an acoustic coupler having a coupler opening such that the driver and the passive radiator are located in different planes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Publication number: 20170150249
    Abstract: A loudspeaker system is provided in which a passive radiator and a driver are connected to one another within a speaker enclosure by an acoustic coupler having a coupler opening such that the driver and the passive radiator are located in different planes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Applicant: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Patent number: 8605936
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for mounting a loudspeaker within a cavity in the wall of a room to lessen the transmission of vibration to the wall comprises a weight support member coupled to the speaker cabinet and at least one flexible member extending from the speaker cabinet into engagement with wallboard or other wall sections forming opposite sides of the wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Patent number: 8374379
    Abstract: A loudspeaker is provided in which precise alignment is obtained between the frame and motor assembly before they are connected to one another so that a voice coil coupled to the frame may be properly radially and vertically positioned with respect to a magnetic gap in the motor assembly while allowing the motor assembly and frame to be easily and quickly separated from one another to perform repairs or complete replacement of the motor assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventor: Lucio Proni
  • Patent number: D843975
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: JL AUDIO, INC.
    Inventors: Weihua Ge, Dwayne Spanbroek, Lucio Proni, Bellal J. Hamze
  • Patent number: D858487
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Dwayne Spanbroek, Carlos A. Gomez, Weihua Ge
  • Patent number: D861643
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: JL Audio, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucio Proni, Weihua Ge, Bellal J Hamze, Dwayne Spanbroek