Hamilton Litestat is returning for a second showing at LuxLive 2014, which takes place this year at ExCeL, London from19-20 November 2014. Visitors to this major industry event will again have the opportunity to experience Hamilton’s complete range of lighting control and multi-room audio solutions, as well as preview the company’s stunning range of decorative wall plate designs and finishes.
New for 2014/15 is Hamilton’s LEDstat – an intelligent LED dimming device that has already made its mark in 2014 by being announced as a finalist in the LUX Awards and shortlisted for an Electrical Industry Award. Developed to resolve compatibility issues between LEDs and the dimmer, it monitors and programmes itself for best performance when used with the same, or mixed branded LEDs.
A not so giant step up from simple LED dimming are multi-scene pre-set lighting scenarios which can be straightforward to install and are affordable. Hamilton’s Mercury® Lighting Control enables multiple scene-setting programmes to be set, stored and recalled – all at the touch of a button and is compatible with most leading LED brands. The encased dimmer hub is straightforward to access and wire in, plus the installer programmer software allows total flexibility when commissioning the system to client’s requirements. The programmable wall-mounted controllers are available as ‘Capacitive touch controllers’ and ‘Mechanical button controllers’ in an array of styles and finishes that complement other decorative plate designs within the Hamilton range. Plus the New Touchscreen that fits into a British standard single wall box, also available in the Hamilton range of plate designs Control options include infra-red remote control and wireless control via iPad and iPhone using a downloadable app and the system integrates with the Mercury® Multi-room Audio system for an entire lighting and sound package.
The Hamilton brand stands for quality, and its lighting control system is no exception. The company has been designing, manufacturing, and developing in this specialist sector since the early1980’s and these years of knowledge and expertise has been invested in the company’s new generation of Mercury Control products. Combine this with Hamilton’s heritage and expertise in decorative electrical wiring accessories, Mercury delivers the optimum control solution.
Ian Hamilton, Managing Director of Hamilton Litestat explains how Hamilton has focused on the needs of the installer: “Simplicity has been at the forefront of the system’s design. With the installer in mind we have ensured that installation is not restricted by a need for specialist knowledge: everything in the configuration software and all cable connections and terminals inside the control box will look familiar. We have gone to great lengths to retain the aesthetics of the product on the wall while making sure it’s very easy to operate by the end user who can simply set up their personal scenes from the wall plate at the touch of a button.
Ian adds: “Our research and development programme has highlighted demand in the marketplace for ease of use, ease of installation, matching wall plates and wireless control via app available on iTunes. Also RGB DMX control. In recent years, the DMX standard is being used more frequently in domestic and commercial interior design, and architectural lighting projects, including accent lighting and even illumination of building exteriors.”