Genlyte Controls is now accepting reservations for the free Level 1 Systems Technician Training Class to take place July 20-22, 2005 from 9AM to 5PM, at the Genlyte Controls home office, 19011 Petal Street, Dallas, Texas, 75238.

This class is designed to introduce field service technicians to a variety of architectural and theatrical dimming and controls products from Entertainment Technology and Lightolier® Controls. It will cover basic programming and troubleshooting of Capio Plus, Intelligent Raceway, IPS Distributed Dimming Products, Vista DMX control, Horizon DMX interface and control, Marquee™ lighting control console, Pathport, System Networking, and LYTEmode™ Systems.

Necessary skills to participate include an ability to solder, read schematics, interpret shop and job drawings, program lighting consoles, and possess a basic working knowledge of DMX512 control wiring and computer networking. Attendees should also have basic computer skills, an understanding of the Windows® operating systems, and a laptop computer with an operating system of Windows® 2000 or better.

The training class is free to attendees and lunch will be provided each day at the factory. Attendees will be responsible for airfare, hotel, meals, and any other incidental expenses. Early registration is recommended as space is limited.

To reserve your space in the Level 1 Systems Technician Training Class, or for additional information, please contact Vonette Thorner, (214) 647-7970, or email