Savant Adds DMX-Controllable LED Lighting Strips

Savant has introduced an array of architectural light strips that are compatible with Savant’s TrueImage lighting products. Savant’s image-based TrueImage technology offers homeowners the intuitive control in addition to providing on/off/dim control of a fixture in any room, TrueImage provides users with a WRGB color wheel and precision tunable white temperature selection all from the Savant Pro App for iOS or Android devices.

Savant’s lineup of LED light strips includes a number of indirect lighting options that integrators can utilize for cove lighting, behind flat panel TVs, inside cabinets and more. A tunable white LED strip allows for color temperature adjustments, changing automatically in concert with Circadian Rhythm throughout the day or manually by the homeowner as needed. Also offered is a WRGB light strip that provides all the features found on the tunable white model plus the option to select from millions of color choices as well. The Savant Pro app provides for exact WRGB color value settings, making it a great option for interior designers who want precise control over accent lighting and also want the homeowner to have access to lighting control through Savant Scenes. Both the Tunable White and WRGB strips are available in outdoor versions as well, and kits with drivers and power supplies are available in 16-foot and 32-foot strip lengths. In addition, an RGB Neon version is available, allowing for direct viewing accents similar to neon signs where each individual LED is not visible, making the strip appear as a line of solid color.

All Savant LED light strips are field cuttable and kits are available with mounting options and various couplers and jumpers to allow integrators to custom fit the strips anywhere.

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New controller offerings from Savant include a low-voltage DMX controller that allows up to 32 strips to be wired to a single controller.

New Savant lighting strips are available now with full kits for $300 and all the specs are here.

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About Gary Kayye

Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe Publications, is one of the most prominent personalities in the audiovisual industry. He has been a contributor to WIRED magazine and a technical advisor and columnist for Sound & Communications magazine as well as an opinionated columnist for rAVe [Publications] since 2003. In addition to his writing and market analysis, Gary has been a product, marketing and business operations consultant to dozens of AV companies in the U.S. and overseas. Clients have included companies such as Sony, Sharp, Epson, Lutron, InFocus, Sanyo, Mitsubishi, NEC and Philips.   Gary, who has been involved with the audiovisual market for over 20 years, was the recipient of the InfoComm 2003 Educator of the Year Award and the 2007 NSCA Instructor of the Year Award. Over the years, he has donated much of his time as an active volunteer in the AV industry’s trade association and served as chairman of InfoComm’s Professional Education & Training Committee (PETC), chairman of the ICIA Design School Committee and chairman of InfoComm’s Installation School Committee. In addition, he has served on the InfoComm board of governors. He also helped grow the InfoComm Projection Shoot-Out as the premiere AV industry trade show special event serving on the committee from 1991 through 1997, and was instrumental in launching the Shoot-Out in the European market at the Photokina Expo in 1994 and 1996 as well as the Asian market at the 1995 and 1997 INFOCOMM Asia shows.   Prior to founding his own company, Gary was vice president of sales and marketing for AMX Corporation (, a manufacturer specializing in professional AV and residential AV control systems. Prior to AMX, Gary spent nine years at Extron Electronics (, rising to the position of vice president of sales and marketing. Gary earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1987 from the University of North Carolina and is currently Adjunct Faculty at UNC in the School of Journalism teaching a class on how future technologies will affect the future of advertising, PR and marketing.   He is also the founder of Swim for Smiles, a non-profit that raises money for the N.C. Children’s Hospital through swimming and other fitness-related events for kids. You can contact him at