Deploy a Configuration

Use a Crestron Home Configurator Deploy code to load the configuration onto a Crestron Home processor. Use these methods to load the configuration:

Load Configuration onto a New Processor

To load the configuration onto a new Crestron Home processor:

  1. Open the Crestron Home Setup app and then connect to the Crestron Home processor.

    NOTE: If the Crestron Home Setup app does not connect to the Crestron Home processor automatically, enter the Crestron Home processor's hostname and select Connect. The default hostname for a Crestron Home processor is "[Product-Name]‑[MAC Address]" (excluding punctuation). For example, "CP4-R-123A567B91C3." The MAC address label is located on the bottom or rear of the device.

  2. The Crestron Home Setup splash screen is displayed. Select Tap Here to Begin.

  3. Select the language for the Crestron Home Setup app and then NEXT.

  4. Select Import System Using Deployment Code and then NEXT.

  5. The Crestron Home software must be up to date to use a deployment code. If necessary, select Update Software to update the software and then NEXT.

  6. Enter the deployment code that was generated using the Crestron Home Configurator and then select NEXT. The deployment code is validated.

  7. The system information is displayed. Select NEXT.

  8. To import the system, select NEXT and then NEXT to confirm.

    CAUTION: Importing the configuration removes the existing configuration and cannot be undone.

  9. A confirmation screen is displayed along with a summary of the import process. Select NEXT.

  10. Enter the system information and then select NEXT.

    • System Name: Enter a descriptive system name.
    • Location: Enter the latitude and longitude of the system.
    • NOTE: If setting up the Crestron Home system with an iPad device, tap the Synchronize with iPad button to synchronize the time zone, longitude, and latitude automatically with the iPad device's location services.

    • Date: Tap the wrench button to display spinners for selecting the month, day, and year.
    • Time: Tap the wrench button to display spinners for selecting the hour and minute buttons, and for selecting AM or PM.
    • Time Zone: Tap the wrench button to display a menu for selecting the time zone used by the system.
  11. Enter the dealer information and then select NEXT.

    • Dealer Name: Enter the Crestron dealer responsible for the installation.
    • Dealer Email: Enter the email address of the Crestron dealer responsible for the installation.
    • Dealer Phone #: Enter the phone number of the Crestron dealer responsible for the installation.
  12. Tap the Privacy Statement, myCrestron Residential Monitoring Service Terms of Use, Mobile Apps Terms of Use, Software License Agreement, and Legal Information links to review Crestron's legal terms regarding the setup, configuration, and use of the Crestron Home system. Tap the I agree to the above terms check box to accept these legal terms.

  13. To complete the initial setup, select Get Started.
  14. The main Setup screen is displayed. Configure the system as described in Configure a System.

    NOTES:

    • Step 1: Build Your House: Rooms that are entered in the Crestron Home Configurator are placed in the Build Your House section. Use the Build Your House screen to modify or delete rooms and to create room groups.
    • Step 2: Pair Devices: In-wall and centralized modules that are entered in the Crestron Home Configurator are placed in the appropriate rooms in the Pair Devices screens. The modules are added as virtual devices.

Replace Configuration on a Processor (Erase Data)

To load the configuration onto a processor that is already programmed and erase the existing configuration, refer to Replace the Configuration.

Update a Configuration (Redeploy)

Redeploy a configuration to merge the updates with a processor that is already running. To Redeploy a configuration, refer to Update the Current Configuration.