Smarthome™ Introduces New KeypadLinc™ - INSTEON® 6-Button Scene Control Keypad with On/Off Switch (Dual-Band)


Smarthome™ Introduces New KeypadLinc™ - INSTEON® 6-Button Scene Control Keypad with On/Off Switch (Dual-Band)

IRVINE, Calif., July 11, 2011 -- Smarthome announces the release of the new KeypadLinc - INSTEON 6-Button Scene Control with On/Off Switch (Dual-Band). The product, which supports voltages from 120 to 277V, is a dual-band alternative to the popular KeypadLinc Relay - INSTEON 6-Button Scene Control Keypad with On/Off Switch, which has been a popular seller since its launch in 2008.

The new product is a full-featured keypad that 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. The dual-band technology not only increases the reliability of the controller, but for the user's entire INSTEON network.

The simple-to-use KeypadLinc is like having three products in one: an in-wall controller, a 20-amp on/off switch and an INSTEON Access Point. It can also control any load type including fluorescent lights, fans and motors. With the ability to handle up to 277V, KeypadLinc is the perfect energy saving, wireless controller for commercial building automation systems.

"The new KeypadLinc Switch continues our efforts to provide the best, most reliable home automation network to our customers," commented Laurie Maroni, Vice President of Marketing at Smarthome. "The dual-band technology increases the reliability of the user's entire INSTEON network, while the added voltage if 277V expands the applications for the product."

The KeypadLinc - INSTEON 6-Button Scene Control Keypad with ON/Off Switch (Dual-Band), which passed stringent certification and beta tests, is currently available for pre-order for $79.99 at, and is expected to begin shipping in August.

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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 12,000 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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