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URC Announces New ZigBee Products
MX-880Z color LCD remote and supporting devices offer new ways to control your system.
Posted by Daniel Tonks on June 17, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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Universal Remote Control has soft-launched three new ZigBee devices at InfoComm 2009, which officially opened today in Orlando, Florida.

The new models are the MX-880Z, a ZigBee-enabled version of the popular MX-880 color LCD remote, the MRZ-260 ZigBee RF basestation, plus the RFTX-1 which is designed to convert ZigBee commands into 418Mhz or 433Mhz narrow-band RF for use with other RF devices, such as URC's lighting control products.

Here's the information we have:

Universal Remote Control Inc. MX-880Z
URC Complete Control MX-880Z
  • Wand-style IR and ZigBee RF PC Programmable hard button with color LCD
  • ZigBee RF prevents RF collision caused by simultaneous button press
  • IR Routing and RF addressing with optional MRZ series ZigBee base station
  • Control up to 48 devices with up to 8 pages each
  • PC programmable—use variables to track power status, users, etc.
  • Motion sensor detects movement and activates backlighting feature.
  • MSRP: $539.95

Universal Remote Control Inc. MRZ-260
  • ZigBee RF to IR base station
  • Addressable ZigBee RF Base Station with integrated antenna
  • Four (4) independently routed IR outputs (two adjustable and two fixed)
  • Combined with MX-880Z prevents RF collision caused by simultaneous button press
  • Built-in front panel IR blaster
  • Includes mounting bracket and power supply
  • MSRP: $189.95

Universal Remote Control Inc. RFTX-1
  • Narrow Band transmitter for IP or ZigBee base stations
  • Controls URC Lighting Control products
  • Narrow Band RF transmitter for IP or ZigBee stations (such as MRZ-260)
  • RF frequency select switch (418MHz or 433MHz)
  • Power and interference (RFI) indictor LEDs
  • Includes wall mount and 10' connecting cable
  • MSRP: $39.95

Talk about these new URC products in the Complete Control forum.
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