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Wireless Hoist Control Systems enhance flexibility, reliability.

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September 13, 2010 - Designed for use with DR PRO rope hoists, DRC-MP Radio control systems come in 2 ergonomic designs and deliver features that enhance operator control. Pushbutton transmitter (DRC-10) and joystick transmitter (DRC-J) both offer bi-directional communication, impact- and temperature-resistant housing design, 2 buttons for special functions, and range of ~328 ft. For added reliability, graphic display shows battery capacity, installation status, and warning messages.

Demag Cranes & Components, a Terex Corporation Company

29201 Aurora Road, Cleveland, OH, 44139, USA

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New Wireless Radio Control Systems from Demag

Press release date: September 9, 2010

Improve Operator Control and Enhance Flexibility and Reliability

CLEVELAND, OH - DRC-MP Radio control systems from Demag Cranes & Components, designed for use with Demag DR PRO rope hoists, provide a range of powerful features that enhance operator control and offer added flexibility when compared to wire connected controls.

Demag radio control systems are available in two ergonomic designs, the DRC-10 pushbutton transmitter and the DRC-J joystick transmitter. Both designs come standard with bi-directional communication, an impact and temperature resistant housing design, two buttons for special functions, and a range of approximately 328 feet (100 meters). For added reliability, both designs feature a graphic display showing battery capacity, installation status, and warning messages. Additionally, both maintain a high level of availability thanks to one hour fast charging.

The compact DRC-10 hand-held transmitter incorporates six stepless pushbuttons which can be used to control fixed and variable speed control. For added convenience it can alternatively be operated with conventional Mignon AA batteries. Including the rechargeable battery, each unit weighs 19 oz with a temperature range of -20 to +50°C.

The DRC-J joystick transmitter features dual joysticks that control lifting and lowering as well as cross and long travel. In addition, it utilizes a mechanical key-operated switch to turn the transmitter on and off. Including the rechargeable battery, each unit weighs 4 lbs. with a temperature range of -20 to +70° C.

Demag DRC-MP radio controls feature worldwide postal authority approval for operation without any need for registration or operating fees.

About Demag Cranes and Components Demag Cranes & Components based in Cleveland, OH , a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG , is a world class manufacturer of high quality industrial cranes and components, electric chain and wire rope hoists, and load handling attachments and accessories for material handling flow, logistics and industrial drive applications. The company offers a complete range of services and support programs including replacement parts, maintenance and refurbishment.

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