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Lutron Launches 0.1% Architectural Downlight Driver, Expands Hi-Lume Premier Line

Specifically designed to fit through a 2” downlight aperture, the new driver brings market leading performance to the architectural downlight space

COOPERSBURG, Pa. (March 1, 2018)Lutron Electronics, the leader in lighting controls and shading solutions, announced today the launch of a 0.1% architectural downlight driver with EcoSystem digital control, an expansion of its Hi-Lume Premier line. A high‑performance solution for any space and any application, the new driver provides smooth, continuous dimming down to 0.1% of full output power, and transitions gracefully between off and on, with Soft-on, Fade-to-Black.

Ideal for projects that require downlights with a smaller aperture, the 0.1% driver offers best-in-class dimming per cubic inch on the market. The driver makes it simple for any OEM or lighting designer to deliver an exceptional lighting experience from architectural-grade fixtures.

“Lutron designs with people in mind and understands that lighting performance impacts those occupying both residential and commercial spaces,” said Matt Ochs, product management director at Lutron Electronics. “Our expansion of the Hi-lume Premier family provides OEMs with a technology that’s easy to incorporate into their fixtures so that together we can empower lighting designers, and ultimately end users, to create their right environment with a wide range of selections for aesthetic, color temperature and dimming performance.”

    The Hi-Lume Premier 0.1% Architectural Downlight Driver
  • Ideal for board rooms, conference rooms, theaters, restaurants, and architectural spaces
  • In addition to small aperture downlights, works with smaller and lower-wattage linear & decorative luminaires
  • Beautiful, smooth, flicker-free dimming down to 0.1% for the most incandescent-like experience
  • UL Class P Listed for simple OEM integration
  • NFC configurable, 5-20W range
  • Compatible with all Lutron EcoSystem controls including HomeWorks QS, Quantum, GrafikEye Energi Savr Node, and PowPak

To learn more about or find a list of fixtures that work with Hi-lume Premier 0.1% EcoSystem LED drivers, visit and respectively. To experience the difference that 100%-0.1% performance-based EcoSystem digital dimming can make in your own space, visit Lutron at booth #2431 at Lightfair 2018 where the product will be on display, or contact your local Lutron representative or salesperson to schedule a demonstration.

About Lutron Electronics (
Founded in 1961, Lutron Electronics is headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. From dimmers for the home, to lighting management systems for entire buildings, the company offers more than 15,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries. In the US alone, Lutron products save an estimated 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. The company’s early inventions— including the first solid-state electronic dimmer invented by Lutron’s founder, Joel Spira—are now at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.

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