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LynTec Expands Power Distribution and Control Portfolio With PDS-12 Sequencing Relay Panel

LynTec’s PDS-12 is a Compact, Cost-Effective, Feature-Rich Sequencing Panel With Four, Eight, or 12, 30-amp Single-Pole Latching Panasonic Relays

LENEXA, Kan. — Nov. 18, 2022 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, will debut its new PDS-12 Sequencing Relay Panel in booth 2335 at […]

LynTec Introduces New Smart Switch Sets for Intelligent and Simple Power Control

LynTec’s Smart Switch Sets Offer PoE and Ethernet Connectivity to Control LynTec RPC, RPCR, LCP, NPAC, and XPC’s Individual Zones

LENEXA, Kan. — Nov. 17, 2022 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, today revealed its new Smart Switch Sets will be on […]

IPS Taps LynTec to Support the Massive Lighting Install at FirstBank Amphitheater

Integrator Relies on LynTec’s Web-Controllable RPC Breaker, RPCR Relay Panel, and XRS Sequencer for Simple, Cost-Effective Power Control

LENEXA, Kan. — June 21, 2022 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, is providing simple, web-enabled, on/off power control and monitoring for FirstBank Amphitheater’s […]

LynTec Power Control Takes Center Stage at Anáhuac Mayab University in Mexico

Consultant and Lighting Designer Aleksandar Lalicki Relies on LynTec’s Patented RPC Series for Simple Remote On/Off Control and Sequencing of the Audio, Video, and Lighting Systems at Alejandro Gomory Cultural Forum

LENEXA, Kan. — March 28, 2022 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) […]

The SVC Interview: Grace Community Church, Bryan Levy

In Brentwood, Tennessee, near Nashville, Grace Community Church had outgrown its sanctuary and decided to build a big new one. They called in Integrated Production Solutions (IPS) to handle audio, video, lighting and power from the ground up. Integration Systems Designer Bryan Levy has the whole story.

SVC: Bryan good to have you with us […]

LynTec Extends Native BACnet Protocol Support to LCP Lighting Control Panels

Commercial Architectural Lighting Designers and Integrators Can Now Set Up LynTec’s Lighting Control Panels Even Faster Within Building Automation Systems

LENEXA, Kan. — Feb. 28, 2022 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, today announced its new LCP Lighting Control Panel Series […]

Right-Sizing Your Power Control Solution

This article first appeared in Technologies for Worship.

For power control, while the venue size is important, the complexity of the AVL design is a more important determinate when designing the appropriate power control solution. As the AVL installation becomes more complex, the need forgreater control granularity, flexibility and electrical protection expands in relation. […]

LynTec Power Control Shines a Light on Mexico’s Largest Cathedral

Lighting Designer Aleksandar Lalicki Selects LynTec’s RPC Series Panels to Seamlessly Power, Protect, and Control the Church’s Complex LED Architectural Lighting Installation

LENEXA, Kan. — Dec. 16, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, announced that Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral’s beautiful outdoor […]

The Power in ROI

Reining in a Surge in Utility Costs

The world is becoming more energy-conscious by the day. For large event facilities, energy costs are a major line item of the budget as organizations add to their load with audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems. The good news is that some of these operating and associated […]

LynTec Control Selected by Sapphire Sound for Jack Singer Concert Hall

Installed by Sapphire and GerrAudio, LynTec’s RPC Series Panels Deliver Power to Robust, Flexible Meyer Sound System

LENEXA, Kan. — Sept. 29, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, announced that Sapphire Sound, in collaboration with GerrAudio, deployed LynTec’s AVL power control […]

IPS Selects LynTec Power Control for Grace Community Church

LynTec’s RPC Remote Control Breaker Panel, RPCR Relay Panel, and XPC Series Remote Relay Module Deliver Comprehensive, Reliable, and Easy-to-Install Power Control

LENEXA, Kan. — Aug. 2, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, announced Integrated Production Solutions (IPS) successfully met […]

Two New LynTec Articles in Technologies for Worship Magazine

LynTec is featured in two articles in the June edition of Technologies for worship.  The first is a case study of Grace Chapel (designed and integrated by IPS) and the second is an “Out of the Box” feature on the new LCP.  Both articles are linked below:

Faithful Power Control: Grace Chapel Chooses LynTec

Out of […]

JCA Media Selects LynTec Power Control for Campbellsville Univ. Broadcast Studio

LynTec’s RPC Remote Control Breaker Panel Delivers Robust, Automated AVL Power Control and Protection Down to the Circuit Level

LENEXA, Kan. — June 3, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, is the power control solutions provider of choice for Campbellsville University […]

LynTec Releases Updated Android App for RPC Family

LynTec’s Apple and Android Apps Provide Flexible, Convenient Control and Monitoring of RPC, RPCR, LPC, NPAC, and XPC Power Control Solutions

LENEXA, Kan. — May 19, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, announced today the immediate availability of its newly updated […]

LynTec Launches Innovative Narrow Profile Panelboards

9-Inch Wide Single Column Breaker Panel Strengthens Company’s Commitment to Flexible, Space-Efficient Power Control

 LENEXA, Kan. — Jan. 25, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, today announced the launch of its new Narrow Profile Panelboards. The 9-inch-wide, column-width panels can hold […]

LynTec Introduces the LCP Lighting Control Panel Series

LynTec’s Upgraded, Space-Efficient LCP Panel Series Is Purpose-Built to Support Lighting and Video Wall Installations  

LENEXA, Kan. — Jan. 19, 2021 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, is kicking off the first phase of its new lighting control product lineup with the LCP […]

LynTec RPC Panels Selected for Palacio de la Musica in Mérida

Principal Consultant and Lighting Designer Aleksandar Lalicki Trusts LynTec Power Control for State-of-the-Art Music Dissemination Center and Museum

LENEXA, Kan. — Oct. 27, 2020 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced its RPC panels were successfully installed at the Palacio de la […]

E2i Design Selects LynTec Power Control for New Northstar Church in Tennessee

LynTec RPC Series a Perfect Fit for Church’s New Worship Facility

 LENEXA, Kan. — Aug. 11, 2020 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, is the chosen power solution provider for E2i Design’s most recent houses of worship technology design and install, […]

Efficient, Affordable Load Shedding for Solar Applications

As solar power becomes more commonplace, more businesses have begun to install solar-powered systems with backup generators to address load shedding requirements. Load shedding is the act of disconnecting the electrical current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply. This is an important element when implementing a backup generator or […]

Mexico’s José Peón Contreras Theater Selects LynTec RPC

The Intuitive and Simple RPC Series Power Control and Protection Panels Are the New Standard for Principal Consultant and Lighting Designer Aleksandar Lalicki 

LENEXA, Kan. — July 15, 2020 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced today that the RPC Series 341 remote […]

The Benefits of Using LynTec Control Panels for Industrial Lighting

Many warehouses have replaced their old high-intensity discharge lights with fluorescents and LEDs, which have brought about significant energy savings. However, it’s possible to save even more on energy and equipment expenses with the use of our lighting control panels.

Since warehouses often have low occupancy, it’s generally not cost-effective to keep all areas […]

Sequential Power Control Is Critical to Today’s HoW AVL Installations

With the proliferation of digital audio, video, and advanced lighting technology, many theaters, houses of worship, stadiums, and other AVL venues need advanced power protection and control solutions that will provide connectivity to power combined with convenient on and off control. While many of the new AVL technologies draw less electrical current than previous models, there are simply many more devices added to the average installation, which has made power automation more important than […]

Superior Lighting Control for Agricultural Applications

Controlled environment agriculture is becoming increasingly popular. Not only do warehouses and vertical farming reduce the need for large parcels of land, but every detail of the crop’s environment can be controlled – from lighting to ventilation fans – giving it the best chance to produce the optimal yield.

While you could turn on the […]

Cost-effective Lighting Control Solutions for Commercial Buildings

Whether you have façade lighting on your building, are adding a new video wall or digital signage, or are converting to LED lighting, you likely want your equipment to last as long as possible with the least amount of maintenance. LynTec power control panels are a convenient, economical way to prolong the life of […]

Setting the Stage with Efficient Power Control

e2i Designs Selects LynTec RPC Series Panel for the New Lighting System at Beachcities Church.
Beachcities church in Huntington Beach, CA, aka Surf City, USA, has been hailed as one of the top beach towns in the country.  The church, just minutes from the ocean, has a 400-seat auditorium that offers a welcome retreat of […]

The Importance of LED Video Wall Power Control

There are many benefits of adding power control to a permanently installed LED video wall system.
Longer Life
Heat is a natural enemy of all electronics and heat build-up will shorten the life of the power supplies, processors and other electronic components.  Cycling off breakers when the equipment is not in use can lower maintenance costs […]

Taming the Power Draw

Here’s a great article from Church Production magazine about the importance of power control.

Power is so integral to our gear and our processes that we often forget how essential it is—and that can lead to trouble. Here’s a look at cutting edge power solutions.

Full article

LynTec Adds Driver for Extron Controllers

New Extron Drivers Allow Users to Seamlessly Control LynTec Network-Enabled Power Control Solutions From the Extron Control Platform

LENEXA, Kan. — May 1, 2018 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced a series of drivers that enable control of LynTec’s RPC, RPCR, XPC, […]

LynTec Power Control Selected for Pennsylvania’s The Hill School

Starlite Installs LynTec’s RPC Remote Control Breaker Panel for The Boarding School’s Aging Theatre Lighting and Power Systems

LENEXA, Kan. — Nov. 8, 2018 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced that integration company Starlite installed LynTec’s RPC remote control breaker panel at […]

Starlite Trusts LynTec for 24/7 Power Protection and Control in Parx Casino

Company’s RPC Panels Deliver 443 Circuits of Reliable, Intelligent Power Control in Massive AVL Installation at the Casino’s New Large Venue Addition

 LENEXA, Kan. — Oct. 23, 2018 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, announced that New Jersey-based systems integration company Starlite […]

The Art of Lighting Control: Art Museum of South Texas Case Study

Gallery art is made to be viewed, which means it’s also meant to be properly lit. Lighting design can make or break a gallery, casing light and shadow in a way that can highlight or diminish the pieces accordingly. Furthermore, every piece in the gallery is presumably unique, requiring flexibility and customization where necessary. […]

Retrofit DMX Lighting Control Relay Panel

The DMX-512 lighting control replay panel (LCRP) is a complete, energy-efficient solution for audiovisual industry professionals and facility managers. From a single location, this space-saving panel is incredibly easy to work with while offering superior lighting control to our clients. The entire package is simply mounted anywhere near a circuit breaker panel to control […]

PDS-10 Retrofit Relay Panel for Power Sequencing

Over the past several years, IP technology and networkable product lines have been the focus in the Power Control industry, as well as for LynTec. However, let’s not forget about the “days of old” and LynTec’s customer-favorite Legacy Lines. For over 30 years, LynTec has delivered two great products in the contact-closure driven PDS-10 […]

How LynTec Benefits Your Systems

Adding LynTec to your Pro AVL installation offers a number of tremendous benefits.  These include electrical savings, extended life cycles for LED light fixtures and installed audio gear, reduced maintenance costs, electrical surge protection and simplified system operation.  We’ve prepared a brief one-page report that outlines the benefits of including LynTec power control panels […]

Power Off or Stay On?

It’s an age-old debate. Is it better to keep your electronics powered on constantly? Or turn them off each evening? One side of the debate argues that powering off your electronics on a regular basis creates a cycle of heating and cooling that causes expansion and contraction components and solder joints, which could lead […]

LynTec Works With Designers to Create Effective and Efficient Power Control

Welcome to LynTec, a manufacturer of high quality and innovative power control solutions for audio, visual, and lighting systems. We work with businesses, organizations, and venues around the globe. If you are in the beginning of the design process, now is the time to build in modern power control. It is far easier to […]

The Need for Remote Power Control is Key to Future Scalability

Paul Rabinovitz is a consultant that has worked with LynTec to provide clients with state-of-the-art power control solutions. Some of these include: corporations, sports stadiums, houses of worship, performance halls, and other large venues. According to Rabinovitz, “Lyntec has a solution to a problem that most people don’t know exists yet.” Every device, as […]

10 Reasons to Use LynTec Remote Control Panels (RPC)

Your probably know that LynTec’s RPC Panels offer electrical on/off control for audio, video, and lighting installations. However, you may not know there are many reasons to rely on these innovative electrical panels beyond simple on/off control.

Save Space
LynTec has revolutionized the industry by combining circuit protection and on/off control in the same enclosure. […]

LynTec Utilizes the Latest Technology

After over 30 years, LynTec is still leading the power control industry. A look at our recent updates.

When we think of technological innovations, we may think of the newest smart home device or robots that interact with humans. While these are exciting and buzzworthy, there is a lot more than these gadgets. Power control […]

The Benefits of Rack-Mounted Power Control

Have you always appreciated the capabilities offered by LynTec’s top-tier wall mounted power control panels? For decades our company has manufactured the highest quality power control panels for our valued customers, which range from professional sports stadiums to megachurches. AVL specialists across the country and the world rely on our systems for effective protection […]

Looking to Compare the Leading Pro-AV and Lighting Power Control Panels?

Are you looking to install new controllable circuit breakers in your venue? Controllable circuit breakers have risen in popularity as AV engineers utilize them for power safety and sequencing needs. Whether you have a house of worship, performing arts center, sports stadium, or other arena, LynTec has controllable circuit breaker panels that can help […]

What Does Whole Venue Control Mean?

Recently LynTec displayed our new Networkable Power Automation Control (NPAC) rack-mounted system and Whole Venue Control capabilities at the Live Design International tradeshow in Las Vegas. What a fun event to showcase our entertainment technology while networking with peers. LDI has over 14,000 attendees working in every aspect of the industry. We were able […]

LynTec PLSN Product Spotlight

LynTec is proud to be featured in this month’s PLSN product spotlight.  Read the article here.

Updating Your House of Worship’s AVL Systems

The advances in audio, video, and lighting technology have not left houses of worship behind. Many churches are looking into the exciting opportunities emerging in the AVL industry to turn their facilities into more captivating spaces that fully embrace the latest trends. However, in order to completely utilize the market’s newest sound and lighting […]

Designing a Modern Control Room

By Utilizing LynTec’s Power Control Management Solutions, Customers can Empower their Control Room

There are many aspects to consider when designing a new control room or updating your current control facility. In order to make sure the control room can function as the central hub of your organization, you need the equipment to properly process […]

Get Whole Venue Control Capabilities with LynTec

Customers Now Have the Option to Mix and Match LynTec’s Dynamic and Scalable Power Control Panels on One Network

You may know that LynTec is the trusted name in creative and high tech wall-mounted or rack-mounted electrical power control panels for professional AVL systems. Did you know that they provide Whole Venue Control? This new offering […]

LynTec Has a Solution for Your Audio Engineer’s Digital Audio System Startup Troubles

The Number One RPC Panels in the Industry Now Provide Customized Circuit-Level Sequencing Setup

LynTec is proud to be a market leader in creative and cutting edge electrical power control solutions. As a groundbreaking manufacturer of control panels for professional audio, video, and lighting equipment, we are always looking to improve the quality and capabilities […]

NPAC Outbound Relay Feature Extends Device Control Across the Venue

Award-Winning NPAC Power Control Solution With Optional O/R Feature Further Simplifies Power Control, Reduces Overall System Complexity and Cost

LENEXA, Kan. — Feb. 9, 2018 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, has enhanced its award-winning Networkable Power Automation Control (NPAC) rack-mounted system with […]

LynTec Adds New Single DMX Address Zone Control Feature

New Feature Lowers Project Costs by Reducing the Number of DMX Addresses Required and Enabling Use of Smaller, Lower-Cost DMX Control Boards

LENEXA, Kan. — Jan. 23, 2018 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of customized electrical power control for installed audio, video, and lighting systems, today announced the release of Single DMX Address Zone Control, […]

How it’s done: Right-Sizing your AVL Power Control Solution

With the proliferation of digital audio, video, and advanced lighting technology, many theaters, houses of worship, stadiums, and other AVL venues need advanced power protection and control solutions that will provide connectivity to power and convenient on and off control. While many of the new AVL technologies draw less electrical current than previous models, […]

E2i Design Selects LynTec’s RPC Control Breaker Panel for Menlo.Church’s San Jose Campus

Web-Enabled, Motorized Circuit Panel Delivers Power Control, Protection, and Sequencing to Robust AVL Installation    

 

LENEXA, Kan. — Feb. 23, 2017 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced its RPC controllable breaker panel successfully met the power control and sequencing challenges at one […]

Sound and Video Contractor Power and Management Podcast

Here’s a new SVC podcast on implementing power control and monitoring in a pro AV install featuring our own Alan Tschirner.

http://www.svconline.com/power-control-and-management-pt-1/407453

LynTec Adds Over-Voltage Protection to Flagship RPC Panel Family

New Voltage Monitoring and Automatic Shutoff Simplifies Power Management, Protects Digital Audio Investments

LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announced over-voltage protection to its RPC and RPCR series power control panels. This addition allows the panels to provide comprehensive power protection that’s vital […]

Power Control: Managing Electrical Use

Here’s a quick article on power control in general (and LynTec in particular) from Worship AVL magazine.

Click here for full article

LynTec Adds Telnet Protocol Support to RPC Panels

Telnet expands RPC’s interface options, strengthening the lineup’s onboard monitoring and control capabilities from any remote location.

“As installations move toward a shared Ethernet backbone, we added Telnet to the TCP/IP protocol to meet the need for simple monitoring and control over the network,” says Mark Bishop, President of LynTec. “As a manufacturer, we have […]

Electrical Questions to Answer Before the Big AVL Upgrade

Contributed to Technologies for Worship Magazine

The advances in audio, video, and lighting technology have ushered in a new era for houses of worship. Never before have facilities had the opportunity to create spaces that fully captivate their congregation and immerse them in the messaging. However, there is another side to this story and it’s […]

The Six Top Electrical Traps for New AVL Installations

This is a great article from Technologies for Worship magazine.  It’s about common power pitfalls and it features our very own Alan Tschirner!

“With advanced AVL gear, smart LED lighting and video walls being installed in many houses of worship — large, small, or mega churches — many users forget a simple truth; the shiny new  technology requires electrical power, and advanced electrical […]

LynTec Announces Native Support for BACnet Protocol in RPC Boards

Built-In IP and MS/TP BACnet Network Interfaces Enable Immediate and Seamless Integration With Existing Building-Control Systems

LENEXA, Kan. — Nov. 17, 2015 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, today announced that its Remote Power Controller (RPC) family of panels now supports the open […]

LynTec RPC Panels Now Compliant With UL 924 Emergency Lighting Standard

Tested by Intertek, Compliance Strengthens Company’s Commitment to Safety and Ease of Use

LENEXA, Kan. — Oct. 29, 2015 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, today announced that its Remote Power Controller (RPC) family of panels has been successfully tested by Intertek, a […]

New LynTec I/O-R Board Simplifies Control Setup and Operation

I/O-R Board Lets Users Connect and Control Complex Systems on One Platform

LENEXA, Kan. — Oct. 20, 2015 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, today announced the new Input/Output-Relay (I/O-R) board for the Remote Power Controller (RPC) platform. The I/O-R board expands RPC […]

New Federal Distribution Transformer Regulations Coming in 2016

I/O –R Board Option for the RPC and RPCR Panels

Do you ever have the need to control devices such as electrical outlets or high-current contactors individually or as part of your overall power sequencing scheme?

A recently added option to the RPC panel is an Input / Output – Relay (I/O-R) board. This board installs in place of a standard Input / Output (I/O) […]

IPC Integrated Circuit Breaker and Isolation Transformer Panels

Is space limited for your panelboard and an isolation transformer installation?

LynTec adds award winning control to Schneider Electric’s space and labor savings Integrated Power and Control Solutions™ (IPaCS) product line.

The LynTec IPC panel delivers a ready to wire transformer, panelboard and control solution to the job site in a single floor standing enclosure. This […]

LynTec RPC Panelboards Support Light Beam Atop One World Trade Center

Motorized Panelboards Bring Electrical Protection and Remote Control Capabilities to New York City’s Leading Landmark
LENEXA, Kan. — May 6, 2014 — LynTec, a leading manufacturer of customized electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, today announced that the company’s RPC 329, RPC 341, and RPS 342 panelboards are being used […]

Relays vs. Controllable Breakers for Lighting Control, which is better?

We get asked this question regularly because LynTec sells both controllable circuit breaker panels and relay panels for electrical control; “which panel solution is the right one for my application”?

Well the answer is… it depends!  But usually, the choice between the two control options becomes obvious depending upon how you answer the questions below….

Read […]

Comparison of Traditional vs. Smart Lighting Control Panels

In a traditional lighting control panel, you have low voltage switching devices (relays or switch grade circuit breakers) combined with a master control or building automation system.  The master control system is the communication channel that provides the instruction to the switching device to open or close the circuit.  Most are simple scheduling systems, […]

How Much Does a Smart Lighting Control Panel Cost?

As with any project or journey; knowing where you want to wind up helps guide you through the process of getting there. Planning power control for lighting is no different. There are a number of questions to ask as you go through your planning process.

Answers to these questions will give you a solid starting […]

Proper Electrical Sequencing Control and Set-Up for Installed Audio Systems

LynTec One-Touch Sequencing Control Takes Center Stage  at The Prairie School Performing Arts Auditorium

LynTec, a leading manufacturer of customized electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, today announced that the company’s MSLC Modular Sequencing Load Center has been installed in the performing arts auditorium of The Prairie School. Located in […]

The Refuge Selects LynTec Relay Panels for New North Carolina Campus

The Refuge’s new Kannapolis campus features state-of-the-art sound and light systems that turn sermons, concerts, and other church events into immersive audience experiences. To add simple remote sequencing and control, easy status updates via the Web, and the ability to power down equipment completely, integrator WAVE turned to LynTec’s award-winning RPCR-48 and RPCR-24 relay […]

How It’s Done: Adding Remote Control to Existing Electrical Panels

For AVL systems installed within schools and other permanent or temporary assembly spaces, relay panels are becoming essential components for advanced power solutions.  Beyond providing protection from surges by removing controlled devices from the power source when they are not in use, remote relay panels enable energy savings, of/off control, and install flexibility, in […]

Your Energy Report Card

Are you interested in energy savings strategies?  If so, there is a great article in this month’s AV networks about energy savings in schools, specifically related to IT and AV.

“With each uninhabited room wasting as much as several kilowatts of power, it’s a lot of electricity and money that could go to other, more […]

How new LED and power distribution technology is changing performance space design

With the rapid transition to LED luminaires in performance spaces already underway, several considerations must be taken into account when it comes to lighting and power system design and distribution. Theatre designers and technicians are now faced with decisions that will affect the efficiency, architecture,and workflow of their installations. The following discussion will provide […]

One Church, Many Locations

There’s a great article in the January 2014 issue of Technologies for Worship magazine detailing a project in Hawaii.  Inspire is a large multi-campus based church and the design firm is Axia Concepts.

Read the full article

Top 10 Reasons to Use Intelligent Power Control

1 – The National Electric Code prohibits the use of conventional circuit breakers as a switch.  Using the handle on a circuit breaker repeatedly will reduce its protective rating and can result in nuisance trips and possibly increase the potential for a fire hazard.  Switch grade breakers or AC relays are required to add […]

LynTec LDI Preview

At LDI 2013 LynTec will introduce the first intelligent mobile power distribution panel — our new RPCM, which is based on our trusted RPC controller and offers a built-in Web server so anyone on the network with access to a browser can set up, control, and monitor their power. In addition, we will have […]

Rebuilding Starts with a Strong Foundation and the Right Specifications for AV, Lighting & Power Controls

It takes a village to raise a child, but in the case of a hurricane ravaged section of the 9th Ward, it took the city of New Orleans & dedicated professionals to jump start the specifications for the rebuild of George Washington Carver High School.
THE PROJECT
In 2005 and in the wake of the devastation […]

Powerful Business Practices

Great interview with our reps at Cardone Solomon and Associates.  It’s an overview of their business practices with regard to power solutions.  We’re really proud of all our hardworking reps.

Read the article

A Unique Industrial Application that Supports the Beauty of Designing with Remote Power Control

SPEC PROCESS ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION IS NO STRANGER TO PROVIDING UNIQUE PROJECTS WITH SPOT ON SOLUTIONS.  SUCH WAS THE CASE WHEN THEY WERE BROUGHT IN TO REPLACE A PLANT’S FAILING GENERATOR.
BACKGROUND
The beauty business relies on aerosols to deliver products to consumers, but the propellants in many of these are considered highly flammable.  To minimize […]

Twelve Reasons to Use LynTec RPC Panels Beyond Simple On/Off Control

If you would like to add electrical on/off control to your audio, video or lighting installation there are a number of good options.  Here are a dozen reasons to use LynTec RPC panels beyond simple on and off control.

Save rack and wall space.  LynTec uses switch-rated motorized breaker panels that combine circuit protection and […]

Back to School Means Back to Key Fundamentals for Successful Power Controls

HFP Consulting Inc. gets an A+ on the design of another successful project and provides numerous AV / Sound systems with LynTec Power Controls for a Texas High School.

THE PROJECT To meet the educational requirements of children in a growing Texas school district, College Station identified the need for a new high school campus. […]

Barbizon Specifies the Right Infrastructure for Scalability and Sustainability

WHEN LOOKING FOR EXPERTS IN LIGHTING, THE PERFORMING ARTS, BROADCAST & AV INDUSTRIES LOOK NO FURTHER THAN BARBIZON LIGHTING COMPANY
THE HISTORY
With over 60 years of experience Barbizon Lighting Company has set the standard for providing innovative lighting solutions with top notch results and highly satisfied clients.

From its post World War II roots, and its […]

Rave reviews for the AV & Acoustical Design of the Las Vegas Smith Center

The Las Vegas community gives a standing ovation for the construction of a new performing arts center and live venue complex designed to bring an arts & cultural complex to Southern Nevada residents
THE PROJECT
The Las Vegas Smith Center is built on a 5-acre former Brownfield. It cost $470 million to build, took 33 months […]

Current Monitoring Option for RPC Series Panels

LynTec is now offering current monitoring for RPC series panelboards.  This option provides power and energy data on branch circuits as well as mains and neutrals.  The package includes all hardware and is fully integrated with the RPC controller.  There is no additional software to purchase and there are no additional service fees.  Consider […]

High Current Option for RPC Series Panels

LynTec now offers remote control for electrical loads greater than 30 amperes.

Driven by customer feedback we now offer load switching capacity in our power control panels beyond that available through motorized breakers. By utilizing popular IEC style contactors, loads as large as 125 amperes can be controlled in the same cabinet and controlled by […]

When Performance Matters Be Specific About Your AC Power Needs

Community theatre has long been an important piece of local and regional culture. However, in Auburn, New York it is destined to be even more than that.
THE PROJECT
Considered part of a larger redevelopment and revitalization project, the Schwartz Family Performing Arts Center will be one of four venues in the city that will enable […]

A Higher Calling: Design 2020 Sets Standards for AV & Lighting Power Systems in House of Worship

Audio, video and lighting systems are important in most installations but for Houses of Worship these components can often mean the difference between serving up a sermon that makes an impact and packs a church versus one that leaves parishioners wishing they were somewhere else.
THE PROJECT
Recently, Design2020, a consulting firm specializing in HOW facilities […]

Lighting Timer Controls Made Simple – Now THAT’S a BRIGHT Idea!

With the tremendous options that are available in lighting controls, I am amazed when I review Electrical Engineering drawings (primarily corporate interior projects) by how “old school” the approach is for wiring, circuiting and controlling general office lighting.  Typically ceiling light fixtures are wired, row by row back to the electrical closet where some […]

The Future of Lighting and Power Distribution in Theatre Design

Lighting sources, controls & distribution, as well as system & fixture “intelligence” is changing rapidly. This paper discusses the ways in which the industry and designers are handling these changes and preparing for the future.
INTRODUCTION
When we think of lighting systems design for live entertainment venues, we think of elaborate lighting systems, dimmers and conventional […]

The Power, Lighting & Control Behind the Austin City Limits’ Moody Theater

THE PROJECT
Located in the 2nd Street district of downtown Austin, the Austin City Limits Stage at theMoody Theater is part of a mixed-use, 31-story tower that includes office space, condos,restaurants, retail space & the W Austin Hotel.

The entertainment Mecca, recentlynamed “Best New Major Concert Venue”by Pollstar Magazine, is the new hometo KLRU-TV’s production, Austin […]

AC Power for AV Systems – Think Outside of the Box (Rack)

A typical AV system has about 30 different components within the AV cabinet (rack).  Each component provides some audio, video, or control functionality which allows them to function as a “system”.  The one thing common to just about all AV components – they need power.

Most AV racks have a combination of plug strips and […]

Brave New World of Entertainment Lighting

The popularity of our PDS-10 relay panel rose along with the popularity of powered speakers.  System designers and operators realized that if they were going to spend large amounts on sophisticated speaker systems, they had better find ways to turn them off when not in use to extend their life.  The amplifiers moved into the […]

Sharing

We’re always looking for better ways to serve niche AC power control needs, and we try hard to continue to listen to our customers.  I thought for our first post, I would share a good example of the type of thing we have been hearing a lot lately.  It can be found here in this […]

LynTec is a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems. Working closely with system designers, LynTec incorporates electrical protection, circuit switching capabilities, and an operational controller within a common enclosure — saving valuable wall space, lowering installation costs, and simplifying system operation. This state-of-the-art approach to electrical control solutions has positioned LynTec as a trusted resource for any demanding installation with complex power control requirements.

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