Cost-Effective Solution Powers In-Wall Controller, Provides IR and RS-232 Control of Local Devices
SHAKOPEE, Minn. - April 6, 2009 - Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), a leading manufacturer of professional -grade, integrator -friendly control solutions, today announced that the company is now shipping its CPB -1 control port connecting block. For integrators, the cost -effective solution powers an RTI in -wall controller while providing both infrared (IR) and RS -232 control of local devices.
Ideal for one -room installations such as boardrooms, classrooms, or stand -alone rooms, RTI's CPB -1 provides power to one RTI in -wall system controller and features two output ports that allow the connection of up to two single or dual IR emitters. To lower costs, the connecting block's RS -232 port allows for the serial control of devices, from an RTI in -wall controller, without the need of a separate RTI central control processor. For a simple, clean installation, the CPB -1's RJ -45 to DB -9 adapter allows for connection to almost any serial control device.
"Now more than ever, integrators are looking for cost -effective solutions without sacrificing the quality and performance their customers rely on," said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. "That is exactly what our CPB -1 provides, and we are excited to announce that it is now available and shipping to our network of dealers."
The 16 -V CPB -1 features a durable steel enclosure with a black powder coating. Measuring 4 inches by 3.5 inches by 1.1 inches (width by height by depth), the connecting block can be wall mounted or free standing. The CPB -1 provides variable IR output power and is IR input compatible with industry -standard repeaters and receivers.
The CPB -1 is available now at an MSRP of $149.
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About Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI)
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), headquartered in Shakopee, Minnesota, is a leading manufacturer of innovative, sophisticated, and user -friendly control devices for professionally -installed electronic systems. RTI's wide array of award -winning control solutions - including handheld and in -wall universal system controllers, central processors, and accessories, programmed via RTI's Integration Designer software - are marketed exclusively through professional Integrators.
RTI was founded in 1992 with a committed focus on the custom installation market. This unwavering commitment was expanded and formalized in March 2007 with RTI's Committed to Custom (C2C™) initiative. C2C highlights RTI's dedication to the custom installation market, making it the leader in creating professional -grade and integrator -friendly control solutions that effectively address the challenges facing electronic systems integrators. C2C is further enhanced by RTI's dedication to customer service and with a wide variety of educational opportunities available to dealers through RTI's Advanced Control University (ACU). In addition, RTI's Integration Partner Program, the company has reached out to many industry manufacturers (partners) to ensure that the RTI products integrate well with others.
For additional information on RTI and its innovative control solutions, please visit www.rticorp.com.