Inventive accessory extends Total Control® to those "hard-to-reach" places.
Indianapolis - CEDIA EXPO 2012 - Booth 4462 - September 5-8, 2012 - URC introduced the MRX-4IR Network Base Station, an elegant solution for remote and difficult-to-access places in a home or business.
The MRX-4IR is targeted for locations in a Total Control® system where dealers can't or don't want to run Cat5 or use a separate remote, or where it doesn't make sense to add other URC Network Controllers. The MRX-4IR, like all Total Control® components, sits on the network to expand Total Control's capabilities and provide URC dealers with a one-stop-shop solution for all their home control needs.
"The MRX-4IR is perfect for integration professionals who need a non-intrusive in-room base station to control ceiling-mount projectors or flat panel TVs over a fireplace or to control the TV in the kitchen where there is no room for a larger piece," said Doug Cole, URC senior vice president and general manager. "Its small size allows it to be easily concealed or to fit into places where a traditional base station wouldn't, or where an integrator may not need to install a full-blown URC Advanced Network Controller. It's yet another example of how we are always thinking of ways to provide the best options for installers."
Communicating over the network using Wi-Fi or a wired Local Area Network connection, the MRX-4IR receives commands from the URC Advanced System Controller and relays them via IR to other devices in the system. The MRX-4IR features four IR flasher outputs and a front IR blaster.
The MRX-4IR will be available this fall. Pricing will be announced at a later date.
Total Control sales tools available for custom integrators include a 95-second, benefits-focused video, a new consumer brochure, and a consumer-friendly website and slideshow at www.MyTotalControl.com.
URC is The Pioneer in Control Technology. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Harrison, N.Y., URC has sold over 100 million remote controls in the last 10 years alone, and is an emerging force in whole-house control with its Total Control line of products. A recognized world leader in high-quality control design, engineering, manufacture and distribution, URC is widely regarded as a category innovator by consumers, subscription broadcast providers, retailers, residential and commercial custom installers, and OEM partners. URC has built its reputation by delivering exceptional levels of quality, training, reliability and support to its customers. Visit URC at www.UniversalRemote.com, and follow us on Facebook and YouTube. Installers can keep up to date with the latest URC news, training and support, as well as communicate directly with the company and their peers, at www.URCControlRoom.com.