US Patent No. 10,194,502

KEYPAD INTERFACE FOR PROGRAMMING A LOAD CONTROL SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,194,502
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Keypad Interface For Programming A Load Control System
Inventorship James P. Steiner, Royersford, PA (US)
Assignee LUTRON ELECTRONICS CO., INC., Coopersburg, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,502

1. A control device for use in a load control system having a first load control device and a second load control device configured to control power delivered to a first electrical load and a second electrical load, respectively, the control device comprising:a programming user interface having a programming button configured to be actuated by a user;
a communication circuit configured to transmit digital messages to the first load control device and the second load control device via a digital communication link; and
a control circuit responsive to actuations of the programming button, the control circuit configured to select at least one of the first load control device and the second load control device in response to successive actuations of the programming button;
wherein the control circuit is configured to cause the communication circuit to transmit programming information to the at least one of the first load control device and the second load control device selected in response to the successive actuations of the programming button.