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Omega R&D Now Shipping EXCALIBUR "70 Series"

DOUGLASVILLE, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 18, 2016 - Omega is now shipping the new EXCALIBUR 70-Series models. The 70-Series is Omega’s most advanced Remote-Start line ever. Omega takes a populist stance by including high end & high-leverage features across the entire line, including the “entry” price point units. 

70-Series highlights:

With 70-Series, Omega is first in adding a built-in Accelerometer. All “3D” models are equipped with 3D accelerometer BUILT into the window mount antenna for manual transmission starting, without the complicated exit routine. Just turn OFF your Stick-Shift vehicle with the transmission in the neutral position, and go, your done. If during the remote start attempt the accelerometer senses any movement, it will abort the attempt. So if someone accidentally placed the vehicle in gear, your safe. Having the 3D accelerometer in the window mounted antenna is far superior to having it as a plug-in sensor due to its isolated & rigid install location. It won’t be susceptible to normal engine vibration that can cause a false positive, shutting down your remote start attempt. This is a major refinement in the user experience.

All 70-Series models now come standard with "Cold-Temperature" start & "Low-Battery Voltage" start, including the "entry units". These are very useful functions that can help users avoid unpleasant mornings on really cold days.

All Omega 70-Series models include a newly developed vehicle ignition learn routine that will check the primary ignition connections. If an out of sequence wiring error is detected, the 70-Series Remote Start unit will reconfigure itself to adapt to the sequence the ignition cables are actually wired as. It will also automatically do a self-diagnostic where it looks for what type of TACH input was used, then calibrates itself to match.

All 70-Series Starters have Twin Interdependent Self-Learning dataports, so you never need to hardware your Telematics device. Both support both the IDatalink & DBI protocols, so you can mix & match the modules and tracking devices your plugging in. "B" models also include a BLADE slot for use of a BLADE interface cartridge.

All 70-Series Starters are flashable using a PC. This means that the installer can update the operating firmware, and set the programmable features. This is insurance against inventory obsolescence. 

ALL 70-Series Remote Start models have newly tooled main units. We added a window so that the built-in thermistor can better sample the ambient air temperature. This improves the "Cold Temperature" start function that is now standard on ALL models.

Since the remote is the only thing the user actually see's and touches, form, function, and ascetics are valuable assets. So we also tooled a new 1+1 remote, and a 2-way LED controller

With 70-Series, Omega introduces the "1+1" remote mentioned above:  Industry wide, the 1-Button remote control is attractive to users who desire a smaller remote, and fewer unused buttons. As this 1-Button segment grows, but more commands are added to the 1-Button remote control, users are having to remember an array of button press combinations to activate different functions.

For example, press and release for START, and press & hold for Lock/Unlock, or press 2 times within 3 seconds for etc...   Also, multiple button presses and Press & Hold combinations reduce the remote’s transmitting range.  The 1+1 remote solves this by offering the traditional large START button, and also a smaller dedicated Lock/Unlock button band at the bottom, all without increasing the size of the traditional 1-Button remote, and maximizing the transmitting range. It is intuitive, and very user friendly.

Another key desire is to equip Omega units so that the installer can offer easy upgrades to the customer. Thus, with Omega 70-Series units, the opportunity for upsell is always there.

All 70-Series Omega remote start units have a built-in Security Suite. This means that every Omega starter has a built in alarm, that can be set up with no additional labor if the interface module used provides door status. It can also be layered for more protection by adding a data Shock sensor, or a data Shock/Tilt sensor. Both of these sensor options have analog door status inputs in case the interface module used does not provide door status. Thus every Omega 70-Series starter can be turned into an Alarm/Remote Start COMBO unit.

Another upsell feature is that all 70-series 1-Way "3D" units are 2-way Ready, that means that all 1-Way "3D" units come with a 2-way antenna! So to upsell the sale, just learn in a compatible 2-way controller like the newly introduced a 2-way LED hand held controller.

Omega's 70-Series is the most advance Remote Start in the industry, bar none. Its also the most installer friendly, and user friendly system as well. And since every unit is flashable, you can keep your unit current with the latest updates, insuring a more pleasant experience for all.

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