Crestron Simplifies Switching For Small Lighting Systems
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(Hong Kong, 7th March 2014) Crestron Asia Limited (“Crestron Asia”), the Asia headquarters of Crestron Electronics, Inc. (“Crestron”) which is the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, announced the launch of their new Green Light Integrated Switching Panel (GL-IPAC-SW8), which is designed to provide cost effective way and reliable performance for smaller lighting systems. GL-IPAC-SW8 supports up to 8 circuits of lighting loads, including inputs for keypads, occupancy sensors and photo sensors, plus an LCD display for easy system setup.

GL-IPAC-SW8 is the perfect solution for a wide range of applications, including retail stores, small office spaces, parking garages and service stations, these locations typically require only ON/OFF switching. It delivers the simple switching function needed by smaller systems and eliminates the expense of larger switching panels.

GL-IPAC-SW8 easily integrates with Crestron automation solutions, assists system managers to centrally monitor and control lights in multiple locations remotely. Additional remote keypads and the Crestron control system provide optimal performance, efficiency and functionality that saves money long-term without breaking the budget today.

Out-of-the-box lighting control
Preconfigured for use as the central control system for the Crestron Green Light® Power Switching system, or as a secondary processor when being part of a larger system, the GL-IPAC-SW8 is easy to install, configure and use.

GL-IPAC-SW8 can support up to 64 switched loads, 16 locals and 2 remote keypads, 24 occupancy and 24 photo sensors, 8 contact enclosures, 1 override input, and 100 time clock events. Designed to work with Crestron keypads with as many as 12 buttons each, it can easily be programmed to control lighting loads and other functions.

Green Light for energy savings
Built-in support for occupancy and photocell sensors helps you strike a perfect balance between daylight harvesting and comfort, lower energy costs. Automatically turn lights ON/ OFF by using the built-in astronomical time clock feature or based on specific events, room occupancy, and ambient light levels. Crestron Green Light® Series sensors can be placed strategically in each space to maximize the benefits of energy management.

No programming required
Settings, such as time clock events, ON/OFF timeouts, and occupancy triggers, may be adjusted directly from the front panel LCD display and push-buttons. There's no need for special programming. End-users can easily make changes when necessary.

Packaged in one UL-listed metal enclosure, the GL-IPAC-SW8 can be deployed in small areas such as the plenum space above dropped ceilings. The surface-mount GL-IPAC-SW8 can be affixed to a wall or ceiling rafter, cleanly out of sight, standard wire-entry knockouts are provided.

Photo Credit: Crestron Asia