BlackWire Designs Unveils New Wireless ZigBee Accessories

Elevating the functionality of premium automation systems, BlackWire debuts new Axxess Industries Lamp Dimmer and Lamp Dimmer Plus, enabling convenient one-touch lamp control.

Phoenix, AZ - June 5, 2014BlackWire Designs a leading hybrid manufacturer and distribution resource for custom integrators announced today the debut of the latest Axxess Industries devices, the Axxess Lamp Dimmer and Lamp Dimmer Plus, delivering a simple touch interface for easy table lamp control right from your bed or favorite reading chair.


Both dimmer solutions utilize the ZigBee standard communication, compatible with ZigBee PRO (802.15.4) and are radio compliant with FCC Part 15, IC, CE and C-TICK. The slim dimmer touch slider packs a hefty punch, with the ability to control a range of power specs and wide variety of common bulbs including: incandescents/halogens, CFLs, LEDs, magnetic and electronic low voltage. Setting the Axxess Lamp Dimmer Plus apart is its unique programmable touch buttons. Four buttons allow for additional, more personalized control and dimmer settings to be initiated from the same consistent, touch interface.

The Axxess Lamp Dimmer and Lamp Dimmer Plus act as an easy retrofit solution, fitting with most standard lamp cords, making installation quick and easy while empowering dealers with a simple, low-cost solution for homeowners looking to add a bit of convenience to their current lighting system.

"We are eager to get this latest wave of innovation from Axxess into the hands of custom integrators," said Joerg Wagner, President at Axxess Industries Inc. "We've dedicated ourselves to developing and perfecting a solution that solves a problem, provides real value and does so at a cost-effective price point."

"We are thrilled to have the latest Axxess devices in stock and available to our dealers," added Kevin Luther, founder of BlackWire Designs. "The Axxess Lamp Dimmer and Lamp Dimmer Plus provide easy, one-touch dimmer control at an incredible value and with simple installation; something we know both integrators and end-users are looking for. This is a great accessory for CI professionals who are looking to add basic lighting convenience to home a automation project, without seriously impacting budget."

Available in three distinct colors - white, black and silver - the Axxess Lamp Dimmer and Lamp Dimmer Plus integrate seamlessly into any size home automation project. No larger than two standard packs of gum, the slim form factor makes it easy to hide behind a lamp or tuck away on an end table, until needed. Both units are available for order today, with an MSRP of $160 (Dimmer) and MSRP of $180 (Dimmer Plus).

To learn more about BlackWire Designs and to place an order for the latest Axxess Lamp Dimmer and Lamp Dimmer Plus, please visit www.blackwiredesigns.com

About Axxess Industries
Axxess Industries Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of ZigBee capable wireless devices for the home automation and hospitality market. Since 1999, Axxess Industries has been dedicated to serving the needs of the hospitality sector; its deep rooted history with the market has lead the designer to complete a number of notable projects with other manufacturers, such as Control4, including the 4000 room Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. For more information visit www.axxind.com/automation

About BlackWire Designs
Founded in 2005, BlackWire Designs is a leading hybrid manufacturer and distribution resource for custom integrators in the residential and commercial markets, offering best-in-class automation solutions, custom applications, drivers and simplified user interfaces. By delivering a full range of networking products, CCTV IP camera options, NVR solutions and more, BlackWire Designs has developed into a comprehensive, one-stop-shop for the most advanced and demanding custom install needs. For more information visit www.blackwiredesigns.com

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