News & Events

  • Energy Management Seminars

    May 04, 2016

    Please join us for a FREE one-day LED Lighting and Controls Seminar presented by industry ­leading technical experts at one of our locations across the country. Topics that are currently buzzing through the industry will be discussed in depth during the seminars, these topics include: Having the right control with the right luminaries, Saving dollars by scheduling on-off cycles, ANSI 136.41- 7 Pin & Why it's important to you, Maximizing your luminaries with dimming without dinging your budget, and Internet of Things - Tomorrow's Technologies. Click here to register for the seminar in Orlando, Florida.  Click here to register for the seminar in Littleton,…

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  • Ripley Celebrates 80th Anniversary

    January 07, 2016

    Ripley Lighting Controls turns 80 this year! Engineers at Ripley Lighting Controls spend countless hours in their state-of-the art laboratory developing the technologies that assures the street lights across America save energy while keeping us all safe and secure. Ripley has been doing this since 1936 and this year celebrates 80 years designing and manufacturing quality lighting controls.  Richard Jones, President of Ripley says, “We are proud of our 80 year heritage and look forward to continuing to serve the outdoor lighting controls market with products like our LED LongLife Photocontrol and our New PhotoClock® with GPS & Dimming Technologies.”  Ripley is your solution…

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  • IES Street and Area Lighting Conference 2015

    October 09, 2015

    The 2015 Street and Area Lighting Conference was held in the beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia on October 4th – 7th. Our sales and engineering team recently returned from this year’s conference with positive reviews. The conference was well attended with a diverse group of manufacturers present. One of the featured products at our booth was Ripley's NEW PhotoClock II with 0 - 10 Volt Dimming, which is now available for purchase.  At our booth this year we held an iPad giveaway. The lucky winner of the iPad is Mr. Kevin Muck at Portland General Electric in Portland, Oregon.  We appreciate each person that stopped by our booth and we thank you for the opportunity to share our…

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  • Ripley Talks - How ZCS Technology Compares

    July 17, 2015

    Zero Cross Switching, or ZCS technology, is just one of the pieces of innovative technologies that Ripley has implemented to set a new standard of excellence in the photocontrol industry. With the lasting benefit of ZCS Technology, the life and reliability of luminaries and photocontrols has drastically increased. Take at look at how ZCS Technology compares and surpasses its competitors.  

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  • ANSI C136.41 7 Pin Product Line

    June 04, 2015

    PhotoClock II with Dimming The new RC8744D Photoclock is a standalone lighting control solution enabled with GPS Technology and 0-10 Volt Dimming, along with an ANSI C136.41 compatible base. This control offers 7 day scheduling without complex commissioning or costly networks to maintain.  7 Pin Power Tap An industry first with a 7 Pin Power Tap allowing access to 120 Volt ancillary power from LED fixture while retaining dimming and signal contact functionality with 2 model options (Dusk-to-Dawn #5770 and Always On- #5771.)  "These products are relevant to the industry and they are simple to use."

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  • Ripley’s PhotoClock┬«  II with 0-10V Dimming

    May 26, 2015

    FEATURING 0-10 VOLT DIMMING Streetlights account for as much as 40% of a municipality’s energy costs. Smart lighting solutions can significantly reduce these costs. Enabled by its innovative 7 day versatile programmability, GPS sub-second accuracy, worldwide coverage, the LED applicable designed RC8744D PhotoClock ® II along with its ANSI C136.41 compatible base enables lighting operators to more efficiently and reliably manage their lighting infrastructure without complex commissioning or networks to maintain.

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  • IES Street and Area Lighting Conference 2014

    March 19, 2014

    The IES Street & Area Lighting Conference ( September 14-17 Nashville,TN) is the only conference of its kind dedicated to improving the outdoor lighting business of electric utilities and energy service companies. Ripley Lighting Controls is proud to be a member in good standing and counted with the Street & Area Lighting Leaders that exhibit at this conference. We encourage you to attend this great opportunity to network with industry peers through seminars with speaker Q+A, breakout sessions to discuss issues in-depth, an exhibit hall and many networking events with speakers and peers in a comfortable and open atmosphere. Please take the time to visit the Ripley Lighting…

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  • News

    March 19, 2014

    Ripley Lighting Controls new LongLife Photocontrol (6390LL-BK) is taking the market by storm. The product is being well received throughout the industry, whether in New England or California and all points in between, it's flying off the shelves from Ripley’s manufacturing facility located in West Columbia, SC. Ripley’s LongLife Photocontrols are designed and constructed to have a nominal life of 20-25 years. Ripley LongLife Photocontrol “New Generation of Technologies that change the Game” with its ZCS Technology ( Zero Cross Switching ) that protects the devices from inrush currents, commonly found in LED Luminaires and currently the only photocontrol utilizing an Intelligent…

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