The Square D®/Clipsal® Monochrome Touch Screen from Schneider Electric is designed for versatility in upscale residences. In addition to being easy to install, customize and use, the Monochrome Touch Screen has numerous configurations available, making it an attractive alternative to multiple single-operation switches, on/off toggles, dimmers and timers, which can clutter walls.
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.
Leviton introduces its 3000 Series DMX lighting control consoles, available in two ergonomic models—with either four or eight control channels. The 3000 Series lighting consoles present an economical choice in instances where only basic features such as channel control and scene memory are required.
Watt Stopper/Legrand’s revolutionary Miro lighting control products are now available in a decorator style.
Watt Stopper/Legrand’s new 2000 Watt Dimmer offers high capacity dimming for homes using Miro Wireless lighting control systems.
Leviton Manufacturing Company offers its technologically-sophisticated Vizia™ Collection of lighting and fan speed controls. The Collection integrates digital engineering, intuitive operation, and a stylish form factor that is compatible with Leviton’s legendary Decora® devices and screwless snap-on wallplates.
The University of Toronto’s new “electronic classroom” combines familiar audiovisual equipment, such as slide projectors and VCRs, with such sophisticated equipment as a multi-sync data/video projection system and multi-scene preset dimming controls. Instructors can now electronically enhance their lectures with an integrated user-friendly presentation system.
Schneider Electric recently announced the launch of its residential lighting control line under the Square D® Clipsal® brand name. The products will include dimmers, relays, movement sensors and input devices such as switches and touch screens crafted in sleek European styling. The announcement was made at the 2006 International Builders Show in Orlando, Fla.
The Maestro IR remote control dimmer from Lutron Electronics has been selected as an Innovations 2006 Design and Engineering Awards honoree in the Video Accessories category. The awards are sponsored and managed by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
Watt Stopper/Legrand introduces the Wireless Miro LCD Touch Screen, offering fingertip control of a wireless Miro RF lighting control network.