Product Spotlight: Lighting

Lighting management system consists of software, which loads onto a standard PC; and control devices, which install at the electrical panel. Communication between the two is facilitated by the Internet or existing LAN. Operators are able to program dimming and automatic shut-off for a single lighting circuit or a multiple building system.

04/01/2003


Lighting management system consists of software, which loads onto a standard PC; and control devices, which install at the electrical panel. Communication between the two is facilitated by the Internet or existing LAN. Operators are able to program dimming and automatic shut-off for a single lighting circuit or a multiple building system. (PowerGate by ULTRAWATT Energy Systems, Inc.)

Controls include those for lights, scenes and screens and curtains, and can be assigned to any one of 16 zones. A built-in interface makes standard occupancy sensors DALI-compatible. Scene controller captures and recalls up to 16 light, curtain and screen settings to provide complete room control from one button. Screen and curtain control is available in both local and remote models. (TaskRite by Starfield Controls, Inc.)

Dimming ballasts are DALI-enabled with universal input voltage of 120/277. The units provide a 100% to 1% dimming range, and are available for the manufacturer's 32-watt T8 lamps and 28-watt and 54-watt T5 lamps. (QUICKTRONIC by Osram Sylvania)

Electronic ballast is designed for the operation of one or two 35-, 28-, 21- or 14-watt T5 fluorescent lamps and allows 120- to 277-volt operation at either 50 or 60 Hz. With a height of only 1-in., it features color-coded, poke-in connectors to minimize installation time and ensure wiring accuracy. (Advance Centium ICN-2S28 by Advance Transformer Co.)

Controller/dimmer is a self-contained unit that offers eight scene buttons for a total of 32 scenes and access to a maximum of 186 zones. Rated 2,000 watts/VA (1,000 watts/VA per zone and 1,200 watts/VA per side), the unit is designed for controlling multiple scenes in home theaters and dining and living rooms. A second model offers the same features with the addition of 64 more zones. It is suited for larger, commercial applications. (D3200 Series by Leviton)

Lighting control system consists of an integrated range of devices that are compatible with DALI, including controllers, switches, transmitters, sensors, and network gateways. The system's single control line can be used to control different groups of lamps, and up to 63 devices that are connected to the same physical control wire can be addressed and controlled independently. The controllers can be used with any DALI-compatible fluorescent lamp ballasts and lamp interface units. (MultiDim by Philips)

Fluorescent fixture uses eight compact fluorescent lamps to create controlled, even lighting. It allows output to be set at 25, 50, 75 or 100%. Light levels may be varied for time of day, specific area, or other parameters via cable or remote wireless control. The fixture produces a uniform "bat wing" distribution for even lighting with reduced hot spots and shadows in industrial, office, recreational, institutional and retail space. The unit is available in 16-in., 22-in. and 30-in. diameters (208, 440 and 440 watts, respectively). (MultiBay by Link Lighting and Controls)

Dimmers provide linear lighting control from 100% to 5% of rated lumen output and are available for 120-volt DALI ballast applications. The units are designed for use in applications controlling up to 20 compatible ballasts per circuit. An IR remote is also available, allowing for optional control and programming. (Eclipsis series by Hunt Dimming)

Lamp provides 12,000 initial lumens, 8,400 mean/design lumens and a color temperature of 4,000 Kelvin. Developed for retrofit applications, the unit is a 125-watt metal-halide mogul-based lamp for enclosed rated luminaires. It offers a color rendering index of 65. (Uni-Form by Venture Lighting)





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