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Lutron Takes Lighting Controls to Next Generation with RadioRA 3
LUTRON ELECTRONICS is
certainly " wired in " to the
needs of the custom electronics
industry, and with the
announcement of the release
of RadioRA 3, you could say
the company is " wirelessly
plugged in " also.
The unveiling of RadioRA 3
continues the company's pioneering
legacy started by RadioRA
(debuted in 1997) and
Radio RA 2 (debuted in 2009.
Among the new features of
RadioRA 3 are a line of wall
controls with both light bar
design and IoT connectivity,
an all-in-one processor powered
by PoE, and simpler PC
programming software and
app-based editing features.
" Lutron's goal is to give pro
installers the tools they need
to grow their business. With
RadioRA 3, we aim to set the
new gold standard in connected
home lighting control
with Lutron system reliability,
advanced technology and
beautiful wall controls, " says
Matt Swatsky, vice-president,
Residential Mid-Market
Business at Lutron. " It's a
product installers and dealers
can count on to wow clients
and help them say 'yes' to
connected lighting control
and automated shading. Plus,
RadioRA 3 allows professionals
to efficiently design,
program, and install a system
so they can increase sales
with more custom projects
every year. "
Lutron's RadioRA 3 system
includes new SUNNATA
RF keypads, dimmers, and
switches that feature a light
bar design and come in a wider
range of contemporary colors
to enhance any d├ęcor. A
soft glow makes the controls
RadioRA 3 will offer a new line of wall controls, with light
bar design and IoT connectivity, a PoE-driven processor plus
simpler programming and app-based editing.
easy to find in the dark, and
the dimmer's capacitive touch
technology allows clients to
set the lighting with a touch
or swipe of the light bar.
In addition, IoT connectivity
gives homeowners control
of their lighting through the
Lutron app, voice assistant,
remote or wall control. The
new SUNNATA RF dimmer
features PRO LED+ technology
for dimming of LED,
halogen, incandescent, MLV
and ELV lighting.
Lutron says it's simple to
make system changes remotely
post-install, meaning
fewer truck rolls. RadioRA 3
offers backwards compatibility
with most RadioRA 2 and
RA 2 Select devices, so existing
customers can expand
systems. -Jason Knott
Platinum Tools Parent Company Scoops Up Fiber Provider NSI
NSI Industries, a leading provider of electrical product solutions
and parent company of Platinum Tools, announces the
acquisition of TechLogix Networx, a Madison, Wis.-based
fiber-optic and collaboration technology manufacturer.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The move will
help NSI support its distributors and their clients transition
from copper-based solutions into the fiber-optic technologies,
according to the announcement. " The acquisition helps
support both our copper and fiber optic distribution in the
pro AV and telecommunication categories, which combined
with Platinum Tools makes up a core component of our overall
growth strategy, " says G.R. Schrotenboer, CEO, NSI Industries.
" This is a terrific acquisition on multiple levels. NSI Industries
now enters an emerging technology space using
fiber-optics to help deliver faster communication speeds. Plus,
we now have two industry thought leaders joining our team,
and we are gaining IP in an important and emerging vertical
market. We are excited to welcome the TechLogix team into
cepro.com
our core leadership group. "
TechLogix Networx is a leading brand in the emerging fiber
optic and collaboration technology segments. The company has
pioneered technology to simplify fiber optic installation and
migrate buildings into a high-definition, internet-based world.
NSI has been connecting electrical category distributors
to products, services and technologies since 1975. Along with
Platinum Tools, the company's portfolio of brands includes
Bridgeport Fittings, Polaris, TORK, WarriorWrap Professional
Tape, TERMINATOR Premium Wire Connectors, RHINO Safety.
" TechLogix is very excited to join the NSI family, " says Cameron
Smith, TechLogix Networx CEO and co-founder. " With an
already diverse product portfolio and as our product categories
continue to grow at an exponential rate, NSI provides
us the resources to properly service the industry in both the
short and long term. TechLogix will both add new solutions
to NSI's portfolio as well as expand upon current brand and
product offerings. "
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