HomeSettings Pro Increases Convenience for Home and Business Owners and

HomeSettings Pro provides the perfect combination of safety, security and convenience while maintaining an extremely affordable price point.

Intermatic Inc.

Intermatic Plaza
Spring Grove, IL 60081 -9698
(815) 675 -2321
www.intermatic.com

For Immediate Release


HomeSettings Pro Increases Convenience for Home and Business Owners and Profits for Contractors and Builders

Spring Grove, Ill. - (September 7, 2005) - In addition to providing home and small business owners with additional safety, security and convenience, Intermatic's line of HomeSettings Pro products is designed to help distributors, custom installers and homebuilders grow their business within the lucrative home controls market.

HomeSettings Pro provides the perfect combination of safety, security and convenience while maintaining an extremely affordable price point. "Intermatic has been able to fill a void in the mid -priced home controls market," says Jeff Bovee, commercial marketing manager for Intermatic Inc.

HomeSettings Pro utilizes wireless communication, which reduces both installation time and the need for extra wiring. Thanks to the new Z -Wave™ technology from Zensys, Intermatic is able to provide customers with a low -cost, two -way wireless mesh network communications technology that enables them to monitor and manage different systems around their home, such as lighting, security or HVAC.

Z -Wave technology allows HomeSettings Pro to eliminate extraneous devices that add to the cost of other systems. "One HomeSettings Pro wall dimmer can replace up to six devices on a comparable competitive system," says Bovee. "And, because of the mesh network, HomeSettings Pro has virtually no distance limitations.

Our intelligent, two -way communications system allows the signal to be re -routed when necessary, avoiding barriers like appliances and structural obstacles."
While homeowners will appreciate the clean and simple design of the system, distributors and installers will appreciate the concentrated number of SKUs - allowing for lowered inventory and increased profitability.

"Custom installers and homebuilders will value how reliable and easy to install this system is," says Bovee. "Those within the retro -fit market will find that HomeSettings Pro is perfectly suited for post -construction projects, as well."

Following is a review of the components within the Intermatic HomeSettings Pro home controls system. All products come with a 5 -year warranty.
· In -Wall Master Control (Model CA7100) - Features include multiple scene functions, programming based on time, action or a combination of both, along with a full two -way control system. There is a built -in Astro clock, allowing lights to go on at sunset and off at sunrise, never having to reset the timer. Agency approval: FCC, CE, CSA c/us. Voltage: 120 volts 50/60 Hz.
· Wall Dimmer Switch (Model CA600) - Offers local and remote scene control, on/off/dim/bright features and LED feedback. The 3 -way option allows installers to use with traditional multi -way wiring and devices, and the routing slave mini -scenes allows a light switch to also trigger a small scene of up to five additional devices. Includes 3 interchangeable faceplates. Colors included white, ivory and light almond. Voltage: 120 volts 50/60 Hz. Rating: 600 W Tungsten. Agency approval: FCC, CE, CSA c/us.
· Wall Switch (Model CA3000) - Includes local and remote scene control, on/off, LED feedback, 3 -way option and routing slave mini -scenes. Includes 3 interchangeable faceplates. Colors included white, ivory and almond. Voltage: 120 volts 50/60 Hz. Rating: 1800 W 15 A Tungsten, 2400 W 20 A Resistive, 1920 VA 16 A ballast, 1 HP motor. Agency approval: FCC, CE, CSA c/us.
· Accessory Switch Control (Model CA5100) - Features include activation of any Z -wave enabled device, LED feedback and routing slave mini -scenes. Includes 3 interchangeable faceplates. Colors included white, ivory and light almond. Voltage: 120 volts 50/60 Hz. Agency approval: FCC, CE, CSA c/us.
· Split -Duplex Receptacle (Model CA3500) - Features one controlled grounded receptacle, local current sensing auto -on control and LED feedback. Voltage: 120 volts 50/60 Hz. Rating: 1800 W 15 A Tungsten, 2400 W 20 A Resistive, 1920 VA 16 A ballast, 1 HP motor. Includes 3 interchangeable faceplates. Colors included white, ivory and almond. Agency approval: FCC, CE, CSA c/us.
· Multi -Scene In -Wall Control (Model CA5000) - Offers remote activation and control of up to six groups of Z -wave enabled devices and LED feedback. Voltage: 120 volts 50/60 Hz. Includes 3 interchangeable faceplates. Colors included white, ivory and light almond. Agency approval: FCC, CE, CSA c/us.
· Hand Held Remote with Smartbase (Model CA5500) - Offers remote activation and control o up to nine groups of Z -wave enabled devices, LED feedback and a rechargeable nickel metal hydride battery. The Smartbase features network scene and status storage. Agency approval: FCC, CE.
· Wireless PIR Sensor (Model CA9000) - Features remote scene control, LED feedback and adjustable time delay. Battery operated or use with optional wall pack power supply. Agency approval: FCC, CE. Requires three AA Alkaline batteries.
· Contactor Module (Model CA3750) - For large loads such as air conditioners, spas and heaters, the contactor module features a local on/off control multi -voltage 120/200/240/277 VAC and LED feedback. Contact ratings: 30A General Purpose, 25A Ballast, 20 amp Tungsten, 3 Hp @ 220 VAC. Includes a 5 -year warranty. Agency approval: FCC, CE, CSA c/us.

Intermatic is the leading producer of lighting control products such as electric time switches, photo controls, and in -wall controls. Intermatic also manufactures industrial & residential surge protection, pool & spa controls, weatherproof products and professional landscape lighting. For additional information on the full range of Intermatic products, contact: Intermatic, Intermatic Plaza, Spring Grove, IL 60081 -9698, call 815 -675 -7043 or visit their Web site at www.intermatic.com.

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