Magnetek, Inc. Announces Launch of New Enrange™ MHR Radio Controller
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - March 8, 2010 - Magnetek, Inc. (NYSE: MAG) today announced the launch of its new Enrange™ MHR radio controller for mobile hydraulic applications.
The MHR radio controller integrates the components of a radio receiver and hydraulic controller into a convenient single unit, reducing costs and freeing up valuable space. When packaged with one of the Company’s transmitters, it provides a total wireless system for operating mobile equipment including boom trucks, truck mounted cranes, derrick diggers, concrete pumpers, trenchers and more.
The MHR combines an informative graphic display with a user interface for programming system settings in the field. Two-way 2.4 GHz FHSS feedback is also available, providing the operator with precise information about equipment performance. The MHR offers numerous analog, digital, and frequency inputs and outputs that can be programmed in a variety of configurations.
“We are very excited to introduce this revolutionary product that closes the gap between traditional hydraulic and radio controls,” said Chris Dulin, wireless controls product manager for Magnetek. “The MHR is a sophisticated, innovative hybrid providing the mobile marketplace with a complete control solution for a variety of mobile hydraulic applications.”
This new product further expands the wireless control product portfolio offered by the Company, reflecting its commitment to becoming a leading provider of advanced wireless control systems to the mobile hydraulic equipment industry.
For more information about the Enrange MHR radio controller visit the Company’s website at www.magnetekmobilehydraulic.com.
Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, elevator, and energy delivery applications. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists and monorails. Magnetek provides Energy Engineered™ drives, radio remote controls, motors, and braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Magnetek is also the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators. In energy delivery, the Company develops and markets digital power inverters that connect renewable energy sources to the utility grid, and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Magnetek is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis. in the greater Milwaukee area and operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Canonsburg, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.
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