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Method and determining a target light intensity from a phase-control signal

A dimmable ballast circuit for a compact fluorescent lamp controls the intensity of a lamp tube in response to a phase-control voltage received from a dimmer switch. The ballast circuit comprises a phase-control-to-DC converter circuit that receives the phase-control voltage, which is characterized by a duty cycle defining a target... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Load control system for controlling electrical loads in response to state change information

A state change device may be electrically connected to a switched receptacle, or to both the switched and unswitched receptacles, of an outlet. The state change device may generate a change of state signal when power is applied to, or removed from, the switched receptacle. The state change device may... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Modular lighting panel

Systems and methods described herein provide examples of an electrical panel (e.g., a modular electrical panel) that is configured to control a plurality of electrical loads. The electrical panel may include a control circuit, memory, a communication circuit, and an alternating current (AC) line feed and/or a direct current (DC)... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Load control device for a light-emitting diode light source

A load control device for controlling the intensity of a lighting load, such as a light-emitting diode (LED) light source, may include a power converter circuit operable to receive a rectified AC voltage and to generate a DC bus voltage, a load regulation circuit operable to receive the bus voltage... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

State retention load control system

A load control system may include control devices for controlling power provided to an electrical load. The control devices may include an input device and a load control device. The load control system may include a hub device. The hub device may include a communication circuit and a control circuit.... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Controlling groups of electrical loads via multicast and/or unicast messages

A load control system may include control devices for controlling electrical loads. The control devices may include load control devices, such as a lighting device for controlling an amount of power provided to a lighting load, and input devices, such as a remote control device configured to transmit digital messages... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Magnetic sensing system for a rotary control device

A control device includes a moving portion, a magnetic element coupled to the moving portion, at least one magnetic sensing circuit responsive to magnetic fields, and at least one magnetic flux pipe structure. The magnetic element may comprise alternating positive and negative sections configured to generate a magnetic field. The... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Battery-powered motorized window treatment having a service position

A battery-powered motorized window treatment for covering at least a portion of a window may be adjusted into a service position to allow for access to at least one battery that is powering the motorized window treatment. A headrail of the motorized window treatment may be adjusted to the service... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Controlling motorized window treatments in response to multiple sensors

A motorized window treatment system controls a plurality of motorized window treatments to maximize daylight autonomy, while minimizing cognitive dissonance. The system may include motorized window treatments, window sensors, and a system controller. Each motorized window treatment may be operable to adjust a respective covering material to control the amount... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Retrofit remote control device

A remote control device may be configured to be mounted over the toggle actuator of a light switch and to control a lighting load. The remote control device may comprise a base portion having planar extensions removably attached or affixed thereto. The planar extensions may be adapted to be received... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

User interface for a control device

A control device may be configured to control an amount of power delivered to one or more electrical loads and provide various feedback associated with the control device and/or the electrical loads. The control device may be a wall-mounted device or a battery-powered remote control device. The feedback may indicate... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

User interface for a control device

A battery-powered control device may be configured to control an amount of power delivered to one or more electrical loads and provide various feedback associated with the control device and/or the electrical loads. The feedback may indicate a low battery condition and/or the amount of power delivered to the one... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Control device for controlling multiple operating characteristics of an electrical load

A load control device may be configured to control multiple characteristics of one or more electrical loads such as the intensity and color of a lighting load. The load control device may include concentric rotating portions for adjusting the multiple characteristics. A control circuit of the load control device may... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Control device for controlling multiple operating characteristics of an electrical load

A load control device may be configured to control multiple characteristics of one or more electrical loads such as the intensity and color of a lighting load. The load control device may switch from controlling one characteristic of the electrical loads to controlling another characteristic of the electrical loads based... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Battery-powered retrofit remote control device

A remote control device may be configured to be mounted over the toggle actuator of a light switch and to control a load control device. The remote control device may include a mounting assembly and a control unit that is removably attachable to the mounting assembly. The mounting assembly may... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

System of packaging and displaying a set of products

A system of packaging and displaying a set of products is disclosed. The system may include a first and second container, together forming a hinged box, each container including a first display face, and a first back positioned on a side of the container opposite the first display face. A... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Control device having buttons with multiple-level backlighting

A control device may have a plurality of buttons that may be backlit to multiple levels, such as first, second, and third adjacent buttons positioned in order, and first, second, and third LEDs positioned to illuminate a respective button. The control device may be configured to illuminate the first LED... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Turn-on procedure for a load control system

A load regulation device is adapted to control an electrical load. The load regulation device may be in a low power state, a ready state, and/or an on state. The low power state is characterized by the electrical load being unenergized. The ready state is characterized by a load control... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Keypad interface for programming a load control system

A control device for power delivered to electrical loads in a load control system via respective load control devices may comprise a programming user interface for programming the operation of the load control system. The control device may be configured to select one or more load control devices in response... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Automatic configuration of a load control device

A load control system for controlling an electrical load may include a sensor, a remote control, and a load control device. The remote control may comprise a button and may be configured to wirelessly transmit a digital message in response to an actuation of the button. The load control device... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Fan speed control device

A control device for a ceiling fan may have a motor drive circuit configured to control a rotational speed of a motor of the ceiling fan, an occupancy sensing circuit, and a control circuit configured to adjust the rotational speed of the motor in response to a detected occupancy or... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Controllable electrical outlet having a resonant loop antenna

A controllable electrical outlet may comprise a resonant loop antenna. The resonant loop antenna may comprise a feed loop electrically coupled to a radio-frequency (RF) communication circuit and a main loop magnetically coupled to the feed loop. The controllable electrical outlet may comprise one or more electrical receptacles configured to... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Load control device for a light-emitting diode light source

A load control device for controlling power delivered from a power source to an electrical load may comprise a control circuit configured to control the load regulation circuit to control the power delivered to the electrical load. The control circuit may be configured to operate in an AC mode when... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Electrical receptacle assembly with outward-biasing faceplate

A faceplate assembly may include a faceplate having an opening configured to receive an electrical device insert, and an adapter that is disposed between the faceplate and a structure. The adapter may abut a surface of the structure. The faceplate assembly may include one or more biasing members that may... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Wireless power supply for electrical devices

A wireless power supply system may comprise a wireless power transmitting circuit configured to transmit radio-frequency (RF) signals, and a wireless power receiving circuit configured to convert power from the RF signals into a direct-current (DC) output voltage stored in an energy storage element. The wireless power transmitting circuit may... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Clock device with automatic simulation of sunrise or sunset

A clock comprises an alarm clock housing having a front face, a clock display occupying at least a portion of the front face, a control on the housing for activating a shade positioning function, and a processor within the housing. The processor is responsive to the control for generating at... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Remote load control device capable of orientation detection

A remote control device is provided that is configured for use in a load control system that includes one or more electrical loads. The remote control device includes a mounting structure and a control unit, and the control unit is configured to be attached to the mounting structure in a... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Self-adjusting frame for mounting over a wall-mounted electrical device

A mounting frame may be configured as a self-adjusting mounting frame that biases itself against a surface of structure. The mounting frame may be a component, for example, of a remote control device or a faceplate assembly. The mounting frame may be configured to bias a rear surface of the... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Retrofit remote control devices

Remote control devices may control electrical loads and/or load control devices of a load control system without accessing electrical wiring. The remote control device may be mounted over a mechanical switch that is installed in a multi-gang wallbox adjacent to a second electrical device, such as another mechanical switch or... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Seamless connection to multiple wireless controllers

A load control system may be provided including control devices and a system controller. The system controller may be configured to broadcast a service set identifier (SSID) and provide a wireless network connection to a network device. The system controller may provide a web page to the network device, wherein... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Configuring control devices operable for a load control environment

A control device configuration system may receive, store, process, and/or display control device configuration information. The control device configuration system may filter the control device configuration information based on user selections of configuration options for configuration parameters. The control device configuration system may identify compatible and incompatible configuration options for... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Gesture-based control device for controlling an electrical load

A control device may be configured to control one or more electrical loads in a load control system. The control device may be a wall-mounted device such as dimmer switch, a remote control device, or a retrofit remote control device. The control device may include a gesture-based user interface for... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Gesture-based control device for controlling an electrical load

A control device may be configured to control one or more electrical loads in a load control system. The control device may be a wall-mounted device such as dimmer switch, a remote control device, or a retrofit remote control device. The control device may include a gesture-based user interface for... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

State change devices for switched electrical receptacles

A state change device may be electrically connected to a switched receptacle, or to both the switched and unswitched receptacles, of an outlet. The state change device may generate a change of state signal when power is applied to, or removed from, the switched receptacle. The state change device may... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

Multiple location load control system

A load control device may include a semiconductor switch, a control circuit, and first and second terminals adapted to be coupled to a remote device. The load control device may include a first switching circuit coupled to the second terminal, and a second switching circuit coupled between the first terminal... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

09/14/17 / #20170260806

Motorized window treatment

A motorized window treatment provides a low-cost solution for controlling the amount of daylight entering a space through a window. The window treatment includes a covering material, a drive shaft, at least one lift cord rotatably received around the drive shaft and connected to the covering material, and a motor... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

09/14/17 / #20170260808

Motorized window treatment

A motorized window treatment may provide a low-cost solution for controlling the amount of daylight entering a space through a window. The window treatment may include a covering material (e.g., a cellular shade fabric or a roller shade fabric), a drive assembly for raising and lowering the covering material, and... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

09/07/17 / #20170256943

Controllable electrical outlet with a controlled wired output

A controllable electrical outlet may be used to control one or more standard electrical outlets. The controllable electrical outlet may include a first connection configured to be electrically coupled to a hot connection, a second connection configured to be electrically coupled to a standard electrical outlet, and a third connection... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257927

Wireless control device

A wall-mountable wireless control device may include an enclosure, a bezel, a metal yoke, a slot antenna, a radio-frequency communication circuit, and one or more conductive elements. The bezel and the enclosure may define a space. The slot antenna may be located within the space defined by the enclosure and... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251542

Wall-mountable wireless remote control device

A wall-mountable remote control device may be installed in place of an existing light switch and may be configured to transmit wireless signals to an electrical load device, such as a screw-in light-emitting diode (LED) lamp, to provide control of the electrical load device. The remote control device may comprise... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/24/17 / #20170245353

Digital load control system providing power and communication via existing power wiring

A controller comprises a controllably conductive device adapted to be coupled in series electrical connection between an AC power source and a load control device. The controller also comprises a control circuit coupled to the controllably conductive device for rendering the controllably conductive device conductive each half-cycle of the AC... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234068

Method of automatically controlling motorized window treatments

A load control system automatically controls the amount of daylight entering a building through at least one window of a non-linear façade of the building. The load control system comprises at least two motorized window treatments located along the non-linear façade, and a system controller. The controller is configured to... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235470

Configuring a load control system

A design software, e.g., a graphical user interface (GUI) software, may be used to design and/or configure a load control system. The design software may be executed on a network device (e.g., a personal computer, a laptop, a tablet, or a smart phone). The design software may allow for easy... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237173

Wireless load control device

A provided wireless wallbox dimmer may accommodate a plurality of button configurations. The dimmer may be configured to contain a variable number of controllably conductive devices. The dimmer may include a yoke that defines a first plane and an antenna that defines a second plane that is substantially parallel to... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238382

Forward converter having a primary-side current sense circuit

A load control device for controlling the amount of power delivered to an electrical load (e.g., an LED light source) includes first and second semiconductor switches, a transformer, a capacitor, a controller, and a current sense circuit operable to receive a sense voltage representative of a primary current conducting through... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238386

Load control device for a light-emitting diode light source

A load control device for an electrical load may operate in a normal mode and a burst mode to adjust the amount of power delivered to the electrical load. The load control device may comprise a control circuit that operates in the normal mode to regulate an average magnitude of... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238392

Systems and methods for controlling color temperature

Controlling the color temperature of a composite light source including at least one discrete-spectrum light source is disclosed. For example, the color temperature of a composite light source including at least one discrete-spectrum light source may be determined and/or adjusted based on one or more of the ambient color temperature... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238395

Control device having an integral reflecting structure for a sensing circuit

A wall-mounted keypad may include a light detector circuit located inside the keypad that is configured to measure an ambient light level in a space. The light detector circuit may receive ambient light through an aperture that is hidden from view by the keypad. The keypad may include a reflector... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/17/17 / #20170238399

Multiple location load control system

A multiple location load control system comprises a main device and remote devices, which do not require neutral connections, but allow for visual and audible feedback at the main device and the remote devices. The main device and the remote devices are adapted to be coupled together via an accessory... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228110

Configuring a load control system

A load control system may be configured using a graphical user interface software. The graphical user interface software may display a first icon and a second icon. The first icon may represent a first electrical device and the second icon may represent a second electrical device. The first icon and... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/10/17 / #20170229010

Wireless control device

A wireless control device may include a housing, a yoke, an antenna, a communication circuit, and a control circuit. The yoke may be electrically conductive and be configured to mount the wireless control device to an electrical wallbox. The antenna may be configured to transmit and receive radio frequency signals.... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223812

Two-wire dimmer with improved zero-cross detention

A lighting device, such as a two-wire lighting control device, may include a controllably conductive device and a control circuit. The controllably conductive device may supply an AC line voltage to a load in response to a dive signal such that the controllable conductive device is non-conductive for a first... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

07/27/17 / #20170215257

Digital load control system providing power and communication via existing power wiring

A two-way load control system comprises a power device, such as a load control device for controlling an electrical load receiving power from an AC power source, and a controller adapted to be coupled in series between the source and the power device. The load control system may be installed... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193814

Battery-powered retrofit remote control device

A remote control device may be configured to be mounted over the toggle actuator of a light switch and to control a load control device. The remote control device may include a base portion and a rotating portion supported by the base portion so as to be rotatable about the... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/29/17 / #20170183909

Quiet motorized window treatment system

A motorized window treatment system may include a roller tube, a covering material windingly attached to the roller tube, and a drive assembly that may be at least partially disposed within the roller tube. The drive assembly may include a motor having a drive shaft that is elongate along a... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/29/17 / #20170188430

Load control device for a light-emitting diode light source

A load control device for controlling the intensity of a lighting load, such as a light-emitting diode (LED) light source, may include a power converter circuit operable to receive a rectified AC voltage and to generate a DC bus voltage, a load regulation circuit operable to receive the bus voltage... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/22/17 / #20170179762

Load control system having independently-controlled units responsive to a broadcast controller

A load control system for controlling the amount of power delivered from an AC power source to a plurality of electrical load includes a plurality of independent units responsive to a broadcast controller. Each independent unit includes at least one commander and at least one energy controller for controlling at... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181256

Remote control for a wireless load control system

A remote control for a wireless load control system, the remote control comprising: a housing having a front surface and an outer periphery defined by a length and a width; an actuator provided at the front surface of the housing; a wireless transmitter contained within the housing; and a controller... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169702

Wireless control device

A wall-mountable wireless control device may include an antenna (e.g., a slot antenna or a hybrid slot-patch antenna) for transmitting and/or receiving radio-frequency signals, and may have a conductive material on a large amount (e.g., greater than or equal to approximately 85%) of a front surface of the control device.... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171941

Load control system having a visible light sensor

A sensor for sensing environmental characteristics of a space may include a visible light sensing circuit for recording an image of the space and a control circuit responsive to the visible light sensing circuit. The control circuit may detect an occupancy or vacancy condition in the space in response to... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/08/17 / #20170159355

Motorized sheer shading system

A motorized sheer shading system may move a sheer shade material between an open position, a closed position, and a view position. The shading system may move the sheer shade material from the open position to the closed position at a first average rotational speed, and from the closed position... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162351

Load control device having stuck relay detection

A load control device (e.g., a switching device) for controlling power delivered from an AC power source to an electrical device (e.g., a lighting load) may be configured to detect that a relay is stuck closed and attempt to fix the relay. The relay of the load control device may... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

05/25/17 / #20170150561

Automatic configuration of a load control system

A control module is able to be installed with electrical devices, such as, for example electrical loads (e.g., lighting loads) and/or load regulation devices. The control module may determine whether an LED driver for an LED light source is responsive to one or more of a plurality of control techniques.... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

05/25/17 / #20170150577

Wireless sensor having a laser-responsive element

A wireless battery-powered daylight sensor for measuring a total light intensity in a space is operable to transmit wireless signals using a variable transmission rate that is dependent upon the total light intensity in the space. The sensor comprises a photosensitive circuit, a wireless transmitter for transmitting the wireless signals,... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

05/25/17 / #20170150585

Identification of load control devices

A load control system may include a load control device for providing power to an electrical load and a control device that may send instructions to the load control device for providing the power to the electrical load. The control device may communicate with the load control device using a... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

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05/11/17 / #20170133878

Configuring communications for a load control system

A load control system may include multiple control devices that may send load control messages to load control devices for controlling an amount of power provided electrical loads. To prevent collision of the load control messages, the load control messages may be transmitted using different wireless communication channels. Each wireless... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123390

Commissioning load control systems

A load control system may include control devices for controlling power provided to an electrical load. The control devices may include a control-source device and a control-target device. The control-target device may control the power provided to the electrical load based on digital messages received from the control-source device. The... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125875

Wireless control device having an antenna illuminated with visible light

A wireless control device, such as a system controller for a load control system, may comprise a light-transmissive cover for an antenna that may be illuminated to provide feedback to a user of the load control system. The light-transmissive cover may receive light energy from a light-generating circuit to provide... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125884

Dual antenna wireless communication device in a load control system

A wireless communication device for use in a load control system for controlling one or more electrical loads may comprise a counterpoise, a first and second antennas, a RF communication circuit and a control circuit. The two antennas may be oriented differently and spaced apart from each other. For example,... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126422

Wireless control device

A wall-mountable wireless control device may include an antenna (e.g., a slot antenna or a hybrid slot-patch antenna) for transmitting and/or receiving radio-frequency signals. The wireless control device may comprise a user interface, an antenna, a radio-frequency communication circuit, a control circuit, and/or a conductive faceplate. The radio-frequency communication circuit... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118811

Multiple location load control system

A multiple location load control system comprises a main device and remote devices, which do not require neutral connections, but allow for visual and audible feedback at the main device and the remote devices. The main device and the remote devices are adapted to be coupled together via an accessory... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102493

Wireless control device having a faceplate with illuminated indicia

A control device may include a removable faceplate, a planar printed circuit board (PCB), a structure located between the faceplate and the PCB, one or more LEDs (e.g., side firing LEDs) mounted to the PCB, and a light-guiding component. The structure may include an antenna configured to transmit or receive... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103859

Battery-powered retrofit remote control device

A remote control device may be configured to be mounted over the toggle actuator of a light switch and to control a load control device via wireless communication. The remote control device may include a base portion and a rotating portion supported by the base portion so as to be... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105255

Controllable-load circuit for use with a load control device

A load control device for controlling the amount of power delivered from an AC power source to an electrical load is operable to conduct enough current through a thyristor of a connected dimmer switch to exceed rated latching and holding currents of the thyristor. The load control device comprises a... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090499

System controller for controlling electrical loads

A load control system may include control-target devices, control-source devices, and a system controller. The control-target devices may enter an association mode to associate with control-source devices. The control-target device may receive an identifier from the control-source device and store the identifier in memory when the control-target device to associate... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

03/23/17 / #20170079459

Mounting bracket lock

A mounting bracket lock may be configured to secure the mounting bracket of a window treatment housing to a rail of the housing. The mounting bracket lock may be slidably attachable to the rail and, when in a locked position, may prevent the mounting bracket from detaching from the rail.... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

03/16/17 / #20170079123

Digital load control system providing power and communication via existing power wiring

A two-way load control system comprises a power device, such as a load control device for controlling an electrical load receiving power from an AC power source, and a controller adapted to be coupled in series between the source and the power device. The load control system may be installed... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070161

Load control device for high-efficiency loads

A load control device for controlling power delivered from an AC power source to an electrical load may comprise a thyristor, a gate current path, and a control circuit. The control circuit may be configured to control the gate current path to conduct a pulse of gate current through a... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

03/09/17 / #20170071039

Load control device for a light-emitting diode light source

A method for controlling an amount of power delivered to an electrical load may include controlling an average magnitude of a load current towards a target load current that ranges from a maximum rated current to a minimum rated current in a normal mode, and controlling the average magnitude of... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

03/09/17 / #20170071049

Controllable light source

A controllable light source is provided that includes a load control circuit and an integrated lighting load. The controllable light source is configured to receive wirelessly communicated commands transmitted by a remote control device associated with the controllable light source, such as a rotary remote control device. The controllable light... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

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03/02/17 / #20170064791

Systems and methods for controlling color temperature

Controlling the color temperature of a composite light source including at least one discrete-spectrum light source is disclosed. For example, the color temperature of a composite light source including at least one discrete-spectrum light source may be determined and/or adjusted based on one or more of the ambient color temperature... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064798

Method of programming a load control device

A load control device is able to receive radio-frequency (RF) signals from a Wi-Fi-enabled device, such as a smart phone, via a wireless local area network. The load control device comprises a controllably conductive device adapted to be coupled in series between an AC power source and an electrical load,... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053753

Laser-cut button veneer for a control device having a backlit keypad

A veneer configured to be secured to a backlit button of a control device may include a plate portion. The plate portion may have one or more laser-cut indicia defined therethrough, may have laser-cut rounded corners, and may have angularly offset outer edges that may be defined during an embossing... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

02/16/17 / #20170044824

Integrated accessible battery compartment for motorized window treatment

A battery-powered window treatment, such as a roller shade, may include a battery compartment that provides access to batteries while the window treatment is assembled and mounted to a structure. The battery compartment may be supported along a pivot axis by a housing of the window treatment, and operable between... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046949

Remote control having a capacitive touch surface and a mechanism for awakening the remote control

A remote control device having capacitive touch controls may be configured to enter a sleep state (or mode). For example, the remote control device may be configured to enter the sleep state upon expiration of an interval of time since a most recent button press. The remote control may be... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

02/09/17 / #20170038787

Load control system responsive to the location of an occupant and/or mobile device

A load control system for controlling an electrical load in a space of a building occupied by an occupant may include a controller configured to determine the location of the occupant, and a load control device configured to automatically control the electrical load in response to the location of the... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041886

Commissioning and controlling load control devices

A load control system may include control devices capable of being associated with each other at one or more locations for performing load control. Control devices may include control-source devices and/or control-target devices. A location beacon may be discovered and a unique identifier in the location beacon may be associated... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041996

Load control device for a light-emitting diode light source

A load control device for controlling the intensity of a lighting load, such as a light-emitting diode (LED) light source, may include a power converter circuit operable to receive a rectified AC voltage and to generate a DC bus voltage, a load regulation circuit operable to receive the bus voltage... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

02/09/17 / #20170042004

Location-based configuration of a load control device

A method of automatically programming a new load control device that replaces an old load control device takes advantage of a remote identification tag (e.g., an RFID tag) located in the vicinity of the old device. The remote identification tag stores an identifier that is representative of a location in... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017254

Method and phase-controlling a load

A load control device may control the amount of power provided to an electrical load utilizing a phase control signal that operates in a reverse phase control mode, a center phase control mode, and a forward phase control mode. A load control device may be configured to determine that the... Lutron Electronics Co Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017255

Method and phase-controlling a load

A load control device may control the amount of power provided to an electrical load utilizing a phase control signal that operates in a reverse phase control mode, a center phase control mode, and a forward phase control mode. A load control device may be configured to determine that the... Lutron Electronics Co Inc








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