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Lutron Introduces RadioRA® 2, a New, Wireless Lighting Control System Capable of Controlling Lights, Shades, Temperature and More

Coopersburg, PA (Sept. 9, 2009) – Lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., introduces RadioRA 2 – a state-of-the-art lighting control system that provides convenient and intuitive control of lights, shades, audio-visual devices and temperature all at the touch of a button.

This new product takes the original Lutron RadioRA concept to a whole new level incorporating more than 10 years of RF experience, customer feedback, and new innovations. The result is a completely redesigned lighting control solution tailored to customers’ needs.

The new RadioRA 2 features include:

• New System Components
o Main repeater with astronomic time clock, RS-232 and IP integration built-in
o Lutron’s new seeTouch® hybrid keypad-dimmer for retrofit applications
o Wireless PicoTM more

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BTX Technologies Inks Distribution Agreement With Harbor Products, Inc.

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. ― Sept. 2, 2009 ― BTX Technologies, a global value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface and integration products, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Harbor Products, Inc. for the sale of Rescue Tape to the professional A/V systems integrator in the United States. more

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Introducing HomeWorks® QS Wireless: the Latest in Luxury Home Lighting Control

Introducing HomeWorks® QS Wireless: the Latest in Luxury Home Lighting Control
Lutron takes flagship product to the next level, with renewed focus on saving energy

Coopersburg, PA (Sept. 9, 2009) – Lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., is pleased to introduce HomeWorks QS Wireless – a light control system with unprecedented capabilities, including temperature and audio/visual control, plus the ability to monitor and save energy.

Lutron’s HomeWorks system is the whole-home light control solution preferred by homeowners and installers for over a decade. Now, HomeWorks QS Wireless brings consumers a completely new, whole-home, wireless light control solution with powerful new features, including:

• Expanded Control Options – HomeWorks QS Wireless goes beyond the scope of light and shade control by adding control of temperature and audio/visual components – extending the utility of the system.

• The Power of Quantum® – This total light management more

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Lutron Launches Industry First…Taking Drapery in a Whole New Direction

Lutron Launches Industry First…Taking Drapery in a Whole New Direction

Coopersburg, PA (Sept. 9, 2009) – Lighting control manufacturer, Lutron Electronics, has taken drapery in a whole new direction with the introduction of the Kirbé vertical drapery system. An industry first – this new type of window treatment smoothly pulls draperies up and completely out of the way at the touch of a button.

No longer limited to drawing drapery left to right, the Kirbé allows the homeowner to operate draperies up and down at the touch of a button. Great for residential applications where the use of drapery is desired, but stack-back blocks the window and impedes the view, the Kirbé rolls completely out of the way allowing the homeowner full access to a window or door and the view beyond.

This state-of-the-art automated shading system contains a roller drive that silently draws the drapery more

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Leon Speakers Partners With Stewart Filmscreens at CEDIA EXPO 2009

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Sept. 2, 2009 — Leon Speakers, a manufacturer of custom crafted high-fidelity audio solutions for living spaces and dedicated home theaters, today announced a partnership with Stewart Filmscreens at the upcoming CEDIA EXPO 2009 in Atlanta, GA. Leon Speakers will display its biggest speaker to date — a Horizon 616-OS Series speaker that is custom built to 143 inches wide to exactly match Stewart’s newest and slimmest CineCurve projection screen. Featuring three channels of audio, and wrapped in Stewart’s VeLux black velvet appliqué, Leon’s Horizon speaker provides a powerful, easy-to-integrate audio solution for any dedicated theater. The audio/video pairing will be featured at Stewart’s CEDIA Expo Booth 837. more

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Tripp Lite Introduces Wide 42U Rack Enclosure

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New from Tripp Lite:
Wide 42U SmartRack™ Enclosure Maximizes Cooling Efficiency
Wide Rack Enclosure Helps Keep Mission-Critical Equipment Cool
Chicago, IL (September 14, 2009)—Tripp Lite has added a new wide 42U model to its popular line of SmartRack™ Enclosures. The SR42UBWD enclosure is ideal for high-density installations where cooling efficiency is a key consideration. Its extra width enables cables and PDUs to be mounted to the sides, where they will not block airflow through the enclosure. This assures maximum cooling efficiency for mission-critical rack equipment. more

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Extron Annotator Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Annotator, a high performance, hardware-based annotation processor for video and computer-video sources. The Annotator features an intuitive graphical user interface that allows the presenter to draw, point, or add text to electronic presentation materials using a touchscreen and/or a keyboard and mouse. An integrated, seven input multi-format presentation switcher supports all common analog and digital A/V signal types. Three standard outputs are provided, including RGB, VGA, and Extron MTP – Mini Twisted Pair, with high performance scaling up to 1920×1200 and HDTV 1080p. For ease of integration, a configurable fourth output is provided for use with optional DVI, HD-SDI, or scan converter output boards. The Annotator is ideal for use in any A/V presentation application that requires the overlay of graphic and text elements for emphasis. more

President Obama Heard Loud And Clear With L-ACOUSTICS

obama_navistar_2.jpgWAKARUSA, Indiana – September 2009 — When it comes to intelligibility requirements, very few, if any, productions are likely more demanding than providing a PA system for the White House Communications Agency. With that in mind, when US President Barack Obama recently spoke to a crowd of employees, political dignitaries and members of the press at the Navistar/Monaco Coach plant in Wakarusa, IN, Cincinnati-based production company Loud & Clear chose to deploy a small yet highly effective L-ACOUSTICS loudspeaker system. more

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MULTIDYNE INTRODUCES COMMS-2000 TWO WIRE TO FOUR WIRE INTERCOM INTERFACE TO THE EUROPEAN MARKET AT IBC 2009

Clear-Com® and RTS® Two- To- Four Wire Intercom Bridge

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a premier provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport and routing solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, introduces the COMMS-2000 Two Wire to Four Wire Intercom Interface to its European customers at IBC 2009 (Stand 2.A54).

The COMMS-2000 interface allows for the conversion of a single channel of standard or TW party-line intercom to four-wire audio, while also converting call signals to RS-422 data. It also offers the capability to convert the signal back to its original form. The resulting audio and RS-422 data from the COMMS-2000 can then be sent to a Clear-Com Matrix port, fiber optic converter such as the MultiDyne Fiber-Comms or connected to another COMMS-2000 over twisted-pair cable such as CAT-5E. With its excellent hybrid more

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Harkness Screens Names Jeff Samitt, Group Director, Sales & Marketing

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA – Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Samitt as Group Director, Sales & Marketing. In his new position, Samitt will create integrated marketing programs, build strategic customer relationships, initiate industry partnerships and develop new products and markets. more

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