Smarthome Introduces New SwitchLinc INSTEON Dual-Band Remote Control Dimmer


Smarthome™ Introduces New SwitchLinc™ INSTEON® Dual-Band Remote Control Dimmer

Irvine, CA - August 13, 2010 - Smarthome announces the release of the new SwitchLinc INSTEON Dual-Band Remote Control Dimmer. The new product is a full-featured dimmer than can be remotely controlled by powerline and radio frequency (RF) INSTEON controllers and also doubles as an Access Point, relaying RF and powerline signals to other INSTEON-compatible devices.

Similar to the best selling SwitchLinc Dimmer, the newest member of the SwitchLinc family has the ability to communicate using both the home's existing electrical wiring and radio frequency (RF). The dual-band technology not only increases the reliability of the dimmer, but for the user's entire INSTEON network.

"The new SwitchLinc Dual-Band Dimmer continues our focus to be the best and most reliable home automation network on the market," commented Laurie Maroni, Vice President of Marketing at Smarthome. "We've made a commitment to our customers to provide them with the best automation and lighting controls on the market, and in this case we've taken our best-selling dimmer and made it even better."

The device offers the ability to set the speed at which the light fades On and Off, preset on-level for always remembering the user's favorite brightness level, and the ability to be remotely controlled from a handheld remote, wall keypad, computer or mobile phone.

The SwitchLinc INSTEON Dual-Band Remote Dimmer, which passed stringent certification and beta tests, is currently available for pre-order, starting at $59.99 at, and is expected to begin shipping in October.

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INSTEON is the best selling Home Area Networking (HAN) technology on the market. It is the only mesh network capable of utilizing two independent means of communication, RF and powerline thus also making it the most reliable technology. With over 200 products and kits on the market, INSTEON makes it is easy to link together home systems such as lighting, security, HVAC (comfort control), A/V, appliances, and sensors, allowing them to be controlled or monitored from anywhere in the world.

About Smarthome™
Founded in 1992, Smarthome was created based on the realization of a need for automated products that make lives easier, safer and more enjoyable. Today, Smarthome sells more than 5,000 hard-to-find products, including home automation solutions featuring award-winning INSTEON technology. Smarthome sells online through their award-winning website at, through their direct mail catalog and via their brick and mortar retail store located in Irvine, CA.

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