Thursday October 17, 2019
RTI has just announced a new line of four so-called "problem solvers" - basically, little widgets intended to solve specific issues that might crop up in a system.
First there's the ADA-1, a Dolby Digital to Analog downmixer that takes a coaxial or optical output and converts it to standard analog audio. The VDM-1x HDMI Downscaler with Downmixer is intended to multi-zone systems with both HD and 4K sources and displays, and either downscales or upscales video for compatibility, and downmixes Dolby Digital to stereo PCM. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/17 at 4:21 PM
Friday September 13, 2019
Looking for a way to talk to your home theater instead of merely cursing at it? URC may just have the answer with the latest addition to their network-based Total Control system. The TRC-1480 handheld remote features a push-to-talk button to control Amazon Alexa and Apple TV via Siri that alleviates privacy concerns by not
always listening to your conversions.
Other remote features include a 2.4" touchscreen LCD, 2-way metadata support, full slate of hard buttons, docking station and rechargeable battery, pickup sensor, power-saving quick connect WiFi, plus a modern new industrial design the company describes as " the most comfortable and intuitive remote control in its line up yet".
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/13 at 7:22 PM
Friday May 11, 2018
URC has just launched a new remote control model for their WiFi-based MX HomePro control platform. The MXHP-R700, which closely resembles the company's Total Control TRC-1080 or Complete Control MX-890, is being billed as a more "full featured" product with a 2" color LCD, backlit keypad, and rechargeable battery. At the same time, the MX HomePro platform is now capable of eight zones (rooms) of control. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/11 at 1:15 PM
Friday September 29, 2017
In what will be seen as very sad news by most in the control industry, iRule (and OnControls) have announced the formal end of their current product offerings, which includes the eventual shutdown of any ability to modify existing systems using their cloud programming interface, within four years. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 9/29 at 8:08 PM
Monday May 1, 2017
The new AD-16x routes up to 16 audio sources across 16 zones, and is now shipping! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/01 at 1:12 PM
Saturday April 1, 2017
New integration with Google Assistant allows your voice to operate your living room with Logitech's Harmony remote control system. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 4/01 at 2:05 PM
Monday March 13, 2017
Expand traditional device sensor coverage on Total Control systems with URC's new 4-port, network-enabled expander. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 3/13 at 5:59 PM
With the release of the Pro.zwi module, Z-Wave integration is a go with Pro Control! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 3/13 at 9:40 AM
Wednesday March 8, 2017
URC's new product pair allows creation of a DMS network audio stream from any audio source - including Dolby Digital and DTS sources - and then offers decoding for use with any amplifier. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 3/08 at 10:54 AM
Thursday February 16, 2017
Full IP control of DoorBird door stations is now possible with URC Total Control. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 2/16 at 2:51 PM