Tripp Lite's High Quality AV UPS Systems Certified for Control4's Integrated Partner Program

Home theater resellers and installers can now seamlessly integrate Tripp Lite's UPS systems into their customers' Control4 IP-based home-control installations.

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Chicago, IL (August 29, 2005) -Tripp Lite, a world -leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is proud to announce that its full line of A/V Series UPS Systems will be certified for Control4's Integrated Partner Program. Home theater resellers and installers can now seamlessly integrate Tripp Lite's on -line, pure sine wave and Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) UPS systems into their customers' Control4 IP -based home -control installations.

"Clean, reliable electricity is the foundation of every home automation system," stated James Gist, Control4 Director of Business Development. "The demand to protect, monitor and control components, even during a catastrophic power failure, is ever -increasing and essential to ensure customer satisfaction."

Control4's Integrated Partner Program promotes interoperability of leading manufacturers' equipment with Control4 home automation products. This new Tripp Lite/Control4 partnership will ensure that Tripp Lite A/V Series UPS Systems will be compatible with Control4 IP -based home -control solutions. As part of this program, Control4 will develop plug -n -play drivers that are compatible with all Tripp Lite A/V UPS Systems.

"This new partnership further stresses the need for A/V installers to offer a pristine power source with IP -addressable remote diagnostics that can support audio/video components as part of a Control4 IP -based system," stated Dennis Mariasis, Tripp Lite Audio/Video Business Manager.

Control4 systems users benefit from Tripp Lite's certification because they can now have complete control and monitoring capabilities over the power coming into their systems. Tripp Lite A/V Series UPS Systems include true on -line, pure sine wave UPS systems in 2U rackmount and cabinet designs, as well as 1U rackmountable Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) systems with capacities up to 2200VA. These world -class UPS systems offer such premium features as IP -addressable capability with remote diagnostics, individual outlet control, communication ports, phone/DSL/Ethernet/Coaxial line surge protection, extended battery backup runtime capability, EMI/RFI line noise filtering and more.

To find out more about Tripp Lite's full line of A/V Series UPS Systems, please contact Dennis Mariasis,
Tripp Lite Audio/Video Business Manager, at (773) 869 -1273 or email: dennis_mariasis@tripplite.com

About Tripp Lite
Enhanced service and industry -exclusive products have been Tripp Lite trademarks for more than 80 years. Tripp Lite's innovations include the world's first UPS system designed specifically for personal computers, and the world's most trusted premium surge suppressor -the Isobar® -with more than 15 million in use. Tripp Lite maintains the highest level of ready -to -ship inventory in the industry with more than 1,000 different products, including UPS systems, surge suppressors, line conditioners, power inverters, cables, connectivity products and network management accessories. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite maintains a global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide.

Media Information
Gloria Wong - Media/Public Relations Manager
773.869.1229 / fax 773.869.1935
gloria_wong@tripplite.com

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