Patent: Electronic Device Control System

Sep 19, 2000   //   Blog, Company News

US Patent issued for electronic device control system. Patent 6,120,262

A control system for a device powered by an AC power source is presented. The control system includes a fixed controller adapted to be wall-mounted and powered by the AC power source. The fixed controller is also adapted to transmit control signals to the device. The control system further includes at least one movable controller adapted to be powered by a DC power source and transmit control signals to the device. In one embodiment, both movable controller and the fixed controller are adapted to transmit to the receiver via the same transmission medium, such as RF or infrared. The electronic device to be controlled may, for example, comprise a ceiling fan and associated light fixtures.

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