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RTI Announces Inclusion of ECB-5 IR Emitter Connecting Block with all RP-1 Remote Control Processor Purchases

New IR Emitter-Connecting Block Allows for Connection of Up to Five Single or Dual IR Emitters

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN — September 14, 2006 — Remote Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in home electronics control systems, announced today that all RP-1 Remote Control Processor purchases will come equipped with the ECB-5 IR Emitter Connecting Block for free. Also sold separately, the ECB-5 provides expanded infrared signal distribution when used with RTI processors, in-wall touchpanels, the CB-4 Connecting Block, and third party infrared repeater systems.

The ECB-5 features one infrared signal input and five emitter output ports that allow the connection of up to five single or dual infrared emitters. It also incorporates a sense input for monitoring the power status of a switched outlet, current sensor, or light sensor.

“We wanted to package the ECB-5 with the RP-1 to make it more convenient for our dealers to install a completed RTI control system,” said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. “The RP-1 helps to automate the operation of audio/video systems and when combined with the ECB-5, IR distribution is easy, providing greater control options to homeowners.”

Talking Points
• Starting in September 2006, all RP-1 Remote Control Processor purchases will come equipped with the ECB-5 IR Emitter Connecting Block for free.
• ECB-5 is also sold separately.
• Provides expanded infrared signal distribution.
• Features one infrared signal input and five emitter output ports.
• Connection of up to five single or dual infrared emitters.
• Also incorporates sense input for monitoring the power status of switched outlet, current sensor, light sensor, etc.

About Remote Technologies, Incorporated

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Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) is a technology-driven company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, that specializes in developing and marketing innovative home theater control products. Founded in 1992 with a focus on the custom home installation market, RTI has become the leader in creating wireless control solutions that solve the foremost challenges facing electronic systems installers.

RTI’s guiding passion is centered about making any size home theater or other electronic system simple and pleasant to use. The company’s design philosophy emphasizes an intuitive and enjoyable experience of its award-winning products, from its universal system controllers, to signal storage and processing devices, and PC programming software. For additional information on RTI and all its innovative products please visit

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