COOPER WIRING DEVICES INTRODUCES MEDIASYNC™

Cooper Wiring Devices' introduction of its MediaSync line of innovative home networking and control products.


203 Cooper Circle
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Phone: (770) 631 -2100
Fax: (770) 631 -2101



PRESS CONTACT: Scott Southard
(412) 394 -6653


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


COOPER WIRING DEVICES INTRODUCES MEDIASYNC™
LINE OF INNOVATIVE HOME NETWORKING AND CONTROL PRODUCTS

Peachtree City, GA, March 3, 2006 - Cooper Wiring Devices today released MediaSync™, a state -of -the art structured wiring system that offers consumers maximum connectivity, convenience and flexibility. MediaSync allows the integration of voice, data, audio and video services into a central, manageable distribution center.

"A commitment to innovative solutions is what drove Cooper Wiring Devices to expand into the marketplace with MediaSync," said Jason Sherrill, Product Manager, Cooper Wiring Devices. "We've incorporated some very desirable features that are in demand by our customer base, and we're proud to provide a solid solution to meet their current and future needs."

MediaSync features an inventive modular design that facilitates a custom configuration. Cooper Wiring Devices offers a breadth of different service modules to create any type of connected home solution, from a simple starter system to a higher -end installation with maximum flexibility. MediaSync's novel design future -proofs a home for rapidly emerging home technologies, as Cooper Wiring Devices plans to continue to expand on its service options in the future, offering more choices and a universal platform for customers.


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Another one of MediaSync's benefits is its well -designed enclosure that allows unique top, bottom and side cable access, providing easier cable management with improved cable bend radius. The enclosure is equipped with large cable openings that speed installation and simplify future expansion from multiple locations.

A variety of pre -configured Value Kits are also available with MediaSync. Value Kits are cost -effective packages that are designed to meet many typical project specifications, offering a flexible, well -networked home solution for practically any home, lifestyle and budget.

Company Information
Cooper Wiring Devices is a division of Cooper Industries (NYSE: CBE) that provides over 10,000 electrical wiring device products for industrial, commercial and residential applications. For more information, visit www.cooperwiringdevices.com.


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