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Advance Products Join New NEMA Premium® Ballast Program

(February 5th, 2008 -- Rosemont, Illinois) Advance proudly announces that a variety of its electronic ballast offerings have become charter products within the voluntary new NEMA Premium® Ballast Program. Consistent with Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) specifications and tested in accordance with ANSI standards, products eligible to participate in the new NEMA Premium® Ballast...

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Handheld Tool supports lighting audits and upgrades.
Test & Measurement

Handheld Tool supports lighting audits and upgrades.

Designed to identify ballast's technology type, Ballast Checker confirms ballast status and pinpoints lighting upgrade opportunities. When pointed at fixture, unit will turn green if light source is powered by high frequency electronic ballast and orange if it is powered by magnetic ballast, indicating opportunity for lighting upgrade using electronic technology. Able to operate 15 ft or more...

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Electronic Ballasts offer flexible housing options.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Electronic Ballasts offer flexible housing options.

SmartMate® ballasts, available in Dual Entry, Bottom, and Side Lead housing options, are designed for operation of one or two 13, 18, or 26 W compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) or one 32 or 42 W, 4-pin CFL. Integral Quik-Start(TM) technology ignites CFLs in less than 1.0 sec, while IntelliVolt® technology enables operation at any input voltage from 120-277 V, 50/60 Hz. Along with...

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Software

ALK Adopts Philips 'Spot' the First Commercially-available Software GPS Solution

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, June 8/ - Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE:PHG) today announces that leading developer of GPS / navigation products, ALK Technologies, Inc., has integrated Philips' 'Spot' software GPS solution in its latest product, the CoPilot | Navigator 9. Philips is the first company to offer device makers a true software GPS signal processing solution. This break-through...

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Controls & Controllers

LED Modules have flexible connection system.

Self-contained systems enable creation of LED-based lighting configurations in various applications. Able to be placed up to 32 ft from power supply and control interface, modules can connect with each other or be embedded into any object or surface to create desired configuration. They come with choice of optics for narrow, medium, and line beams and operate on Advance Xitanium(TM) 40 W driver....

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Electronic Ballasts drive 1-4 fluorescent T8 lamps.

Available in both Instant Start and Programmed Start models, as well as Low, Normal, and High Ballast Factor versions, Optanium® 2.0 Electronic Ballasts are compatible with 40, 32, 25, and 17 W standard T8 lamps as well as 4 ft 30, 28, and 25 W energy-saving models. IntelliVolt technology enables operation at any input voltage from 120-277 V, 50/60 Hz. Anti-striation circuitry, lamp...

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Software

Sign Driver suits variety of LED lighting applications.

Featuring IntelliVolt(TM), Multiple-Voltage technology, 100 W, 24 Vdc signPRO(TM) Model LED-INTA-0024V-41FO operates at any input voltage from 120-277 V, 50/60 Hz. Tested to IP66, damp location-rated unit includes inherent short-circuit protection, power factor correction, and temperature performance down to -40°F. Tightly regulated output of 1% line and 5% load insures consistent light...

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Dimming Ballast works with metal halide lamps.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Dimming Ballast works with metal halide lamps.

Offered in 150 W model (IZT-MH-150-CLF), e-Vision® Electronic HID Ballast features 0-10 V dimming interface with dimming to 60% lamp power. Unit incorporates IntelliVolt® technology, which enables operation at any input from 120-277 V, 50/60Hz. Ballast also features lamp wattage regulation and electronic circuitry. Safety features include automatic lamp power control/monitoring, power...

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Electronic Ballasts operate 1-4 low-wattage T8 lamps.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Electronic Ballasts operate 1-4 low-wattage T8 lamps.

Centium® Instant Start Electronic Ballasts are produced in low watt models for operation of 1-4 T8 fluorescent lamps rated 32, 25, and 17 W as well as same number of 30, 28, and 25 W Energy-Saving T8 lamps. With ballast factor of .77, units feature IntelliVolt technology, which enables operation at any input voltage from 120-277 V, 50/60 Hz. Products also utilize instant start circuitry and...

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Electronic Ballasts feature IntelliVolt® technology.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Electronic Ballasts feature IntelliVolt® technology.

Available to run 1-4 T8 fluorescent lamps, Optanium(TM) Instant Start Electronic Ballasts are offered in 2 versions: standard light output design with .87 ballast factor, and low-watt design with .77 ballast factor. Lamps are operated at 42-52 kHz frequency, eliminating visible flicker. Additional features include anti-striation circuitry, lamp auto-restrike capability, 20-foot remote mounting...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Advance Products Join New NEMA Premium® Ballast Program

(February 5th, 2008 -- Rosemont, Illinois) Advance proudly announces that a variety of its electronic ballast offerings have become charter products within the voluntary new NEMA Premium® Ballast Program. Consistent with Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) specifications and tested in accordance with ANSI standards, products eligible to participate in the new NEMA Premium® Ballast...

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People in the News

Pieter de Haan Appointed to CEO of Advance

(January 29th, 2008 -- Rosemont, Illinois) Advance announces the appointment of Pieter de Haan as CEO of Advance, effective January 1st, 2008. De Haan succeeds retiring CEO Brian Dundon. De Haan brings an extensive background in the lighting arena to the position of CEO at Advance. Since first joining the Philips Lighting organization in 1982, de Haan has held successive roles throughout Philips...

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Company News

Advance Adds New Course To Popular Advance University Interactive Ballast Training Site

(October 24th, 2006 - Rosemont, Illinois) Building on the information offered in previous courses Ballast Basics 101," "Ballast Basics 201," and "Intro to New Lighting Technology - DALI," Advance announces the addition of a new course entitled "The ABC's of High Intensity Discharge (HID) Ballasts" to its enthusiastically-received Advance University interactive ballast training website. "The ABC's...

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Handheld Tool supports lighting audits and upgrades.
Test & Measurement

Handheld Tool supports lighting audits and upgrades.

Designed to identify ballast's technology type, Ballast Checker confirms ballast status and pinpoints lighting upgrade opportunities. When pointed at fixture, unit will turn green if light source is powered by high frequency electronic ballast and orange if it is powered by magnetic ballast, indicating opportunity for lighting upgrade using electronic technology. Able to operate 15 ft or more...

Read More »
Electronic Ballasts offer flexible housing options.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Electronic Ballasts offer flexible housing options.

SmartMate® ballasts, available in Dual Entry, Bottom, and Side Lead housing options, are designed for operation of one or two 13, 18, or 26 W compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) or one 32 or 42 W, 4-pin CFL. Integral Quik-Start(TM) technology ignites CFLs in less than 1.0 sec, while IntelliVolt® technology enables operation at any input voltage from 120-277 V, 50/60 Hz. Along with...

Read More »
Software

ALK Adopts Philips 'Spot' the First Commercially-available Software GPS Solution

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, June 8/ - Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE:PHG) today announces that leading developer of GPS / navigation products, ALK Technologies, Inc., has integrated Philips' 'Spot' software GPS solution in its latest product, the CoPilot | Navigator 9. Philips is the first company to offer device makers a true software GPS signal processing solution. This break-through...

Read More »
Controls & Controllers

LED Modules have flexible connection system.

Self-contained systems enable creation of LED-based lighting configurations in various applications. Able to be placed up to 32 ft from power supply and control interface, modules can connect with each other or be embedded into any object or surface to create desired configuration. They come with choice of optics for narrow, medium, and line beams and operate on Advance Xitanium(TM) 40 W driver....

Read More »
Company News

Advance University Accredited by AEE

January 27th, 2006 - Rosemont, Illinois) Advance announces that its industry-renowned Advance University interactive ballast training website has been officially approved by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for their Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP) program. Every three years, a CLEP is required to accumulate 8 professional credits to maintain certification. In the case...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Electronic Ballasts drive 1-4 fluorescent T8 lamps.

Available in both Instant Start and Programmed Start models, as well as Low, Normal, and High Ballast Factor versions, Optanium® 2.0 Electronic Ballasts are compatible with 40, 32, 25, and 17 W standard T8 lamps as well as 4 ft 30, 28, and 25 W energy-saving models. IntelliVolt technology enables operation at any input voltage from 120-277 V, 50/60 Hz. Anti-striation circuitry, lamp...

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Company News

Advance University Curriculum Approved by NCQLP

(October 28th, 2005 - Rosemont, Illinois) Advance announces that the ballast training courses offered through its industry-renowned Advance University website have been officially accepted as an approved curriculum by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP). Completion of the Advance University ballast training courses will qualify NCQLP members for Lighting...

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