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Donald R Mosebrook, David E Houggy, Robert G Palmer Jr, Joel S Spira, Donald F Hausman Jr, Robin C Moseley, David G Luchaco: Method and apparatus for controlling and determining the status of electrical devices from remote locations. Lutron Electronics Co, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, May 18, 1999: US05905442 (448 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for controlling an electrical device by remote control including a control device coupled to the electrical device by a wire connection for providing power to the electrical device, the control device having an actuator for adjusting the status of the electrical device and a radio frequenc ...


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Donald R Mosebrook, David E Houggy, Robert G Palmer Jr, Joel S Spira: Repeater for transmission system for controlling and determining the status of electrical devices from remote locations. Lutron Electronics Co, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, December 8, 1998: US05848054 (341 worldwide citation)

A repeater for use in a two way communication system for retransmitting information between a first device and a second device to help ensure reliable two way communication between the devices, comprising: a transmitter/receiver, the transmitter/receiver receiving signals from the first and second d ...


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David G Luchaco, James M Yorgey: Lighting control system with priority override. Lutron Electronics Co, Warren W Kurz, October 18, 1994: US05357170 (287 worldwide citation)

An energy-saving lighting control system is selectively operable in either a normal mode, in which certain lighting parameters (e.g., maximum and minimum light levels, fade rates, etc.) are preset and lighting level is determined by which of a plurality of inputs requires the least electrical power, ...


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Woodie C Flowers, James R Graybill Jr, Elliot G Jacoby Jr, John E Longenderfer, Joel S Spira: Wallbox-mountable switch and dimmer. Lutron Electronics Co, Warren W Kurz, October 25, 1994: US05359231 (258 worldwide citation)

A wallbox-mountable system for controlling electrical power to a load is disclosed. The system comprises a yoke, a frame, a toggle switch and at least one slidable lever. The yoke has an opening which is completely occupied by the frame member and the frame member has at least one channel. The toggl ...


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Donald R Mosebrook, Richard C Compton, Joel S Spira: Compact radio frequency transmitting and receiving antenna and control device employing same. Lutron Electronics Co, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, April 7, 1998: US05736965 (246 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency antenna for use with a wall mounted transmitter and/or receiver for receiving and/or transmitting signals adapted to control a control device and/or indicate status of the control device. The antenna includes an insulating substrate sized to fit within an area defined by a faceplat ...


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Robert S Hanna, Donald F Hausman Jr, David E Houggy Jr, Donald R Mosebrook, Joel S Spira: Lighting control device. Lutron Electronics Co, Warren W Kurz, September 28, 1993: US05248919 (246 worldwide citation)

A lighting control device for controlling the state and intensity level of at least one lamp. The device includes a user-actuatable intensity selector for selecting a desired intensity level between a minimum intensity level and a maximum intensity level, a control switch for generating control sign ...


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Jonathan H Ference, Frederick J Lind III: Programmable lighting control system with normalized dimming for different light sources. Lutron Electronics Co, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco, July 4, 1995: US05430356 (241 worldwide citation)

A lighting control system is adapted to dim a plurality of groups of light sources in a room to any one of a number of different preset levels to achieve a like number of different lighting scenes. Each group of light sources defines a lighting zone of the same type of light source, for example, inc ...


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Stuart DeJonge, James P Steiner, Aaron Dobbins, Chen Ming Wu: Method and apparatus for quiet variable motor speed control. Lutron Electronics Co, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, February 12, 2008: US07330004 (237 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling the speed of an AC motor comprising a switch adapted to be coupled in parallel with power terminals for the AC motor; a capacitor coupled in series with the parallel combination of the switch and the motor; the capacitor adapted to provide an AC supply voltage from an AC ...


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Jonathan H Ference, Donald F Hausman, John F Loar, Robert S Spehalski, Walter S Zaharchuk: Multi-zone lighting control system. Lutron Electronics Co, Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco PC, April 4, 2000: US06046550 (205 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic apparatus for use in a light dimming circuit of the tape which selectively controls the current flow through a lighting load to adjust its luminous output. The dimming circuit has a controllably conductive device, such as a triac, connectable in series between an A.C. power source and a ...


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David Luchaco: Power/energy management control system. Lutron Electronics Co, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, March 4, 2003: US06528957 (196 worldwide citation)

A power management system controls power and energy drawn by a load monitoring total drawn power and energy and modifying load usage. A power meter monitors power drawn by a load and provides a control circuit with an indication of power draw. The control circuit controls the power delivered to the ...