Tuesday November 1, 2016
URC has just announced two new products for their Custom Installation-specific Total Control product lineup: the TDC-7100 Tabletop Controller ($600 USD MSRP), and TKP-7600 In-Wall Touchscreen ($800 USD MSRP).
These new interface are targeted to whole home automation purposes, feature 7" LCD touchscreens, and come complete with a built-in camera, microphone, and speakers for video intercom integration. The controls are designed to integrate with entertainment, lighting, thermostat, security systems and more, with full 2-way network feedback and live video support. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 11/01 at 9:48 PM
Friday February 12, 2016
Today, the next batch of our CEDIA 2015 video reports are live! These ones are a bit on the longer side, and will give you a perfect overview of what these two great companies have to offer!
So sit back, relax, and spend some time learning about the latest products from URC and SnapAV! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 2/12 at 7:49 AM
Thursday October 15, 2015
New smaller Wifi-connected gateway; Vivido 5-scane wall-mount lighting keypad, appliance module, RF duplex receptacle, battery operated dimmer highlight new introductions. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/15 at 1:01 PM
URC underscores ongoing support for RF-based Complete Control (MX-Series) systems by introducing the most advanced CCP remote to date. Emphasis is strongly on creative customization - this remote allows programmers greatest flexibility in graphic design and layout. Plus, graphics are stored on remote and archived in PC. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/15 at 12:46 PM
Wednesday October 14, 2015
"'Automation for All,' our recent battle cry, has taken on a whole new meaning when the TRC-820 is bundled with the super-affordable MRX-8 Compact Network System Controller. We've created an attractive (and disruptive) entry level price point of under $1,000 for an MRX-8, unlimited use of iOS and Android™ apps and this new URC remote(excluding labor). There is simply no other custom home automation package that comes close." Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 10/14 at 6:37 PM
Tuesday April 7, 2015
URC has just announced a third addition to their Total Control lineup of advanced system controllers. The new MRX-8
joins the original MRX-10 and MRX-20, in a smaller form factor more similar to that of the previous MRX-1 and 2. Plus, a new 2-way Sonos driver has been released. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 4/07 at 7:25 PM
Thursday May 15, 2014
Anyone working with the Philips Hue lighting system will be pleased to hear that URC is now offering integration with their Total Control lineup of products (plus ccGEN2), via a module developed and marketed by Extra Vegetables.
The module offers the ability to create lighting scenes and groups, control the brightness and color of all Hue devices, and it doesn't block the standard Android or iOS apps from working. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 5/15 at 6:01 PM
Thursday April 24, 2014
Need a little extra reliability in your control system... like perhaps an extra year of reliability? URC has just announced that their Total Control products now include a full 2-year warranty. Now that’s good enough – but the real news here is that it doesn’t just apply to new purchases... it automatically extends to all
Total Control products ever sold!
Now that’s called standing behind what you sell. Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 4/24 at 8:37 PM
Thursday February 13, 2014
Home Theater Master (now obsolete), Complete Control, Total Control... now Complete Control Generation 2. This week’s announcement of the future availability of the “second generation” of Complete Control products – one that’s incompatible with both first generation and Total Control products – does mean that some dealers will now be shuffling knowledge of three unique product lineups. And parts. And configuration software. Will the new system be worth it? Time will tell! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 2/13 at 1:40 PM
Tuesday February 4, 2014
Okay, so these product announcements may not actually be new (the new hardware was originally announced before CEDIA 2013), but of greater importance is the news that they’re now available to buy. Well, almost – rumor is shipments are currently constrained, but that will be getting better soon! Read more...
Posted by Daniel Tonks on 2/04 at 8:12 PM