Advance has announced that a variety of its electronic ballast offerings have become charter products within the voluntary new NEMA Premium® Ballast Program.
The Genlyte Group Incorporated, a leading manufacturer of lighting fixtures, controls, and related products for the commercial, industrial and residential markets, has announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Philips Holding USA Inc., a fully-owned subsidiary of Royal Philips Electronics pursuant to which Philips will acquire Genlyte in an all-cash transaction for approximately $2.7 billion (US) that will create one of the world leaders in lighting fixtures, controls and related products.
Lightolier® Controls announces the Lytemode® DMX Architectural Lighting Controller, the lighting control master station unlike any in the industry today. With the introduction of Lytemode DMX, one single master station now has the power and flexibility to control all DMX 512 compatible lighting fixtures from a simple, attractive, and user-friendly interface. With three modes of DMX control, no other architectural DMX controller offers the range of solutions for all your lighting design needs.
Advance announces the expansion of its popular line of Mark 10® Powerline electronic dimming ballasts to include a new model for use with 24-watt T5 High Output and 24-watt Long Twin Tube fluorescent lamp applications.
Advance launches its new family of AmbiStar™ electronic fluorescent ballasts exclusively for the residential and hospitality sectors. Designed and rated for consumer use, Advance’s AmbiStar ballasts drive a wide variety of the consumer market’s most popular fluorescent lighting options—from compact fluorescents to T5, T8 and T12 technology—to deliver warm, comfortable and cost-effective lighting solutions to the market’s broad range of home and hospitality users.
Advance proudly announces that it has expanded its popular family of Optanium® high-efficiency electronic ballasts to include a new electronic ballast with Step-Dim capability for the operation of two 28 Watt T5 fluorescent lamps.
Now available from Lightolier® Controls, the IntelliSight™ Occupancy Sensor is the world’s first truly intelligent occupancy sensor. By incorporating multiple innovative technologies to meet the needs and exceed many specifications, this groundbreaking occupancy sensor no longer relies upon simple motion detection, but instead offers true occupancy sensing.
Lightolier® Controls has announced the Optio™, the industry’s most advanced and completely silent architectural lighting control panel that may be used in any application. Optio™ is currently available in 3 base models, the Optio™ 3120 providing up to 12 circuits, the Optio™ 6120 providing up to 24 circuits, and the Optio™ 9120 providing up to 36 circuits. You’ve never seen or heard anything like Optio™ before, it truly is a whole new breed.
Lightolier® Controls is proud to announce ControlsXpress™, the industry’s most advanced and complete architectural and residential lighting controls design software. As a free download, ControlsXpress™ allows you to produce a professional set of documents that are ready to export directly into a specification for any architectural or residential application. Whether you are designing an office building, restaurant, performing arts center, a new home, or a single room, ControlsXpress™ puts the design tools in your hands to specify Lightolier® Controls and Entertainment Technology product lines.
Advance introduces its exclusive new Ballast Checker, an easy-to-use hand-held device that quickly identifies a ballast’s technology type for use in confirming ballast status and pinpointing lighting upgrade opportunities.