Lexington, Kent. – The Elan-marketed
Aton brand will launch its first out-of-the-box multiroom-audio electronics
system at next week’s CEDIA Expo.
The system packages in-wall keypads with its
first multizone AM/FM receiver/controller. The controller is preprogrammed out
of the box to control an iPort-branded iPod dock and Lutron’s RadioRA2
The AH66T-KT Multi-Source/Zone
Controller Kit, shipping in October at a suggested $3,599, includes a six-zone,
six-source 12×30-watt RDS-equipped AM/FM receiver/controller packaged with six in-wall
capacitive touchpads featuring full-color OLED displays. The touchpad’s are the
company’s first capacitive touchpads with OLED display. The controller and touchpads
are also available separately at $1,599 and $610.
The double-gang touchpads feature
2.1-inch display and 15-function hard-button layout under a film overlay. The
display features six lines of metadata from two-way sources, including an
optional Sirius satellite radio. Interchangeable faceplates are available in
white, ivory and almond
The receiver/controller comes
with two-way RS232 code set for control from third-party integrated-system
keypads and touchscreens.