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Universal Powerline Bus

New Version of UPB UPStart Now Available

August 28, 2015

Powerline Control Systems (PCS), the developer of the UPC lighting control system and manufacturer of the UPC PulseWorx product collection, has released a new version of UPStart, Version 8.0 Build 24. This powerful Windows-based software application, along with a Powerline Interface Module (PIM), allows you to configure your UPB smart home system. » Read More

NEW: The First UPB 3-Speed Fan Controller Switch!

April 9, 2014

Simply Automated, an industry leader in home lighting automation and control, announces immediate availability of the first  Universal Powerline Bus (UPB) 3-Speed Fan Controller Switch with 4-buttons and 4 status LEDs for home automation. The new switches are now available at Home Controls! The 3-Speed Fan Controller utilizes an internal, » Read More

Simply Automated Introduces UPB Scene Switches

December 1, 2010

The new Simply Automated Scene Controllers are used when there is a need to show that lighting scenes or loads are active or not. It is most useful when the lights being controlled are not clearly visible from the location of the scene controller. Examples of this include outdoor lighting, multi-story or large homes. The most common locations for » Read More

HAI Adds UPB Split Phase and 3-Phase Repeaters

June 7, 2010

HAI (now Leviton Security & Automation) has introduced the HAI UPB Split-Phase Repeater and the HAI UPB Three-Phase Repeater for inclusion in the Home Lighting Control (HLC) product suite.  Like all components in the HLC product line, these are easy to install and retrofittable into existing structures. “The Split Phase Repeater is an » Read More