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    Company ProfileTechnical Cut Sheets

    PFX SystemPFS SystemPFR SystemEnvirosceneHome-Icon TouchScreenHx automation controlP800 scene dimmerP400 scene dimmerP100 scene dimmerP50 level dimmerPIR Movement Detector

    PFX Detailed SpecificationM & E SpecificationLighting Consultants SpecificationLighting Control Systems (example of typical specification)FAQ - Lighting Control Systems

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    FUTRONIX

    Futronix designs and manufactures the mostcomprehensive range of intelligent lighting andhome automation controllers for commercial andresidential applications.

    Building on almost two decades of research anddevelopment, sophisticated design, and advancedmanufacturing skills, Futronix lighting controlsystems convert an ageless necessity lighting into an ultramodern customer benefit, providingcomplete and effortless control over lightingenvironments.

    Futronix has now become the product of choicefor many leading architects, lighting designersand end-use customers, with major installationsworldwide, annual sales growth exceeding 25%year on year, and a growing reputation as a majorinnovator in the field of all-digital lightingcontrol.

    The marketThe market for intelligent lighting controls growsannually. Businesses and homeowners alike areincreasingly accustomed to convenientautomated control of their environments, andwith energy-efficient lighting becoming afinancial necessity, the market is assured ofcontinued rapid growth.

    With all products designed and developed in-house, our rapid product development turnaroundallows fast response to feedback from customersand distributors, allowing Futronix to consistentlyanticipate and fulfill market requirements withan unrivalled lineup of versatile dimmers.

    Through its global network of distributors anddealers, Futronix assists customers at everystage, from specification through commissioningto long-term maintenance programs. Stafftraining, comprehensive information andinstruction manuals, and international qualitysales and marketing materials are readilyavailable to assist dealers in securing luxuryresidential projects, or in answering the manyand complex questions arising during bidding formajor commercial lighting control projects.

    InstallationsFutronix has completed lighting controlinstallations in prestigious hotels, conferencecenters and exhibition venues, cruise ships,shopping malls and cineplexes including theworlds tallest hotel, the worlds best hotel for2004-5, and the largest conference center andshopping complex in Asia as well as luxury homesand apartments worldwide.

    Some of the worlds most recognized companiesand corporations use Futronix products, includingDaimler Chrysler, Honeywell, Siemens, HyundaiIndustries, and Microsoft, as well as the Hilton,Grand Hyatt, Peninsula, Sheraton and Sofitel hotelgroups, Shanghai Tobacco and IMAX . . . and manymore.

    Futronix - redefining the lighting control industry worldwide

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    THE FUTRONIX APPROACHFutronix success is based on five principles:

    quality of products and service above allelsepricing to remain competitivedependability of products, delivery andfield serviceflexibility within a broad product range,customizable products, and fast responsetimeinnovation in products and technology.

    We constantly endeavor to incorporate thesebasic principles in further developing ourindustry-leading lighting control products.

    Futronix steadily enhances its position as aleading international supplier of architecturallighting control systems by:

    basing research & development programs oncustomers requirements and technicalinnovationsupplying advanced systems that are reliable,easy to install and operate, yet sufficientlyversatile to offer fully-featured controldesigning and manufacturing different butcompatible controller systems for integrationinto complete lighting control solutionsproviding for seamless integration with 3rd

    party equipment if requiredassisting dealers with marketing materialsand programs, and with expert technicalsupportensuring that the end user receives after-salesand support service that sets standards forothers to follow.

    Technical innovationFutronix manufactures the only all-digital rangeof lighting control products and accessories withindustry-leading features and convenience. All-digital dimmers with no analog content aresmaller, more accurate and more reliable andwith all setting up done in software,commissioning is greatly simplified.

    Standardized products as system-buildingunitsCustomer requirements are continually analyzedto identify sought-after product features forincorporation into our comprehensive range ofstandard products and accessories.

    Individual units are designed to be easily andseamlessly integrated into complete solutionsfor a wide-ranging variety of lighting control

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    Futronix products are designed to satisfythe customers expectations that lighting

    applications, without the need for third-partycomponents. With Futronix dimmers, scenesetting or room partitioning do not require add-on modules, power supplies can deliver amplepower without additional components, and cablingis vastly simplified with our patentedX-BUS protocol.

    Lighting designers and specifiers can utilize amodular system-design approach, based on fully-integrated combinations of standard Futronixproducts and accessories (further configurable toa customers specific requirements if necessary).Futronix systems are also designed to integratefully with third-party building control systems,should that be required.

    Reliable, robust systems with assured modelcontinuityFutronix constantly upgrades all product rangesto increase energy efficiency, connectivity andperformance, and to ensure compliance withinternational industry and safety standards.

    Although our dimmer systems are based onhighly-intelligent software, to ensure modelcontinuity all Futronix digital lighting controllersare built around the most popular microprocessorrange available worldwide. With multiple supplysources available, these essential hardwarecomponents are unlikely to become obsolete, thuseliminating a major problem in electronic systemsmanufacture, and guaranteeing backward andforward compatibility with other Futronixproducts.

    Manufacturing all products in our own plantensures that consistent high quality is built in atevery stage of the production process. And toguarantee long-term trouble-free performance,all Futronix dimmers and systems undergoextensive system testing prior to shipment.

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    HISTORY

    Throughout our years of innovation, Futronix has constantly led the industry in introduction of productsbased on original design concepts and advanced technologies, resulting in a range of products preferred bylighting designers and architects.

    A list of the more important of these innovative products includes:

    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    Futronix introduced analog scene dimming systemPF16 digital 16-channel scene dimmerPC link and timer for PF16PFS commercial scene dimmer systemPF4 first low-cost residential scene dimmer systemP400 introduced the worlds smallest residential scene dimmerPFX commercial digital scene dimmer, featurerich specification, multi-zone,3-phase, mains compensationEnviroscene light commercial scene dimmer & P400 Classic introducedP100 first & only available single-switch size scene dimmerP800 8-channel, multi-zone residential scene dimmer systemP50 drop-in replacement 3-level dimmer, with no neutralHome-Icon residential automation system introducedIGBT digital sine wave dimmer to dim specialist lampsPFX System 2nd generation commercial scene dimmer takes digital scene dimming to a new levelof flexibilityVersion of Windows software adapted for programming and operation, accessories for PFX &Home-Icon systemHome-Icon Color Touch-Screen Control introduced for easy setup and programming of PFX &Enviroscene systemsSystem upgrades for: Commercial PFX, PFR, PFS Systems; Light commercial Enviroscene,Home-Icon; Residential P800, P400; Remote handsets; Switchplate technology flush-mountedscrewless switchplates using composite technologyHx remote-location residential/light commercial scene dimmers for homes, hospitality, hospitals,offices, etcEclipse glass/stainless screwless flush-mounted ultra-thin switchplates

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    PROJECTS & APPLICATIONS

    ProjectsIn addition to numerous residential installations completedworldwide, some major commercial projects recentlycompleted by Futronix include:

    Hotels BURJ AL ARAB HOTEL, VILLA ROTANA SUITES, Dubai;PENINSULA HOTEL, LANDMARK HOTEL, SHERATON RIVERSIDEHOTEL, GRAND HYATT HOTEL, SOFITEL SILOM, Bangkok;LONDON HILTON HOTEL, London

    Apartments & Condominiums CHANCERY HOUSE,WESTMINSTER APARTMENTS, London;

    Restaurants & Entertainment BRUBECKS RESTAURANT,Dublin; QUINNS NIGHT CLUB, Berlin; CARLO LEISURE CENTRE,Dublin

    Convention & Sem