Equipment Tab

Add lighting equipment and wireless gateways to the configuration and configure them using the Equipment tab.

You can add and configure:

Control Processor

The control processor is added to the Equipment room when the configuration is created.

Edit Control Processor Settings

Change the room assignment or serial number for the control processor.

To change the room or serial number:

  1. Select the control processor from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.

  2. Update the room or serial number of the control processor.

  3. Select Apply.

Change Internal Wired and Wireless Gateway Associations

To move a wired module to a different subnet on the gateway or to a different gateway:

  1. Select the control processor from the Equipment pane and then select Internal Cresnet Gateway or Internal Wireless Gateway and then select the Association tab.

  2. Select new assignments for wired or wireless devices:

Enclosures

Use enclosures to mount centralized CAEN and DIN modules in the system. You can add, edit, change the enclosure layout, and remove enclosures.

Add an Enclosure

To add a an enclosure, follow these steps:

  1. Click  Add Device.
  2. Enter the required information in the Add Device dialog:

    1. Type: Select Enclosure from the drop-down menu.
    2. Model: Select Crestron CAEN Enclosures, Crestron DIN Enclosures, or Generic DIN Enclosures from the drop-down menu.

      For Generic DIN Enclosures, select the number of DIN rails in the enclosure and the number of slots for each rail.

    3. Room: Select a room from the drop-down menu.
    4. Name: Enter a name in the field.
  3. Click + Add or press Enter on your keyboard. The dialog remains open to add more devices. To exit, select Close.

Edit Enclosure Settings

Change the enclosure information, such as the name, room name, and enclosure type, after adding the enclosure.

To change the room, enclosure type, or enclosure name, follow these steps:

  1. Select an enclosure from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.

  2. Update the room, model, and name of the enclosure.

    NOTE: If a different enclosure is selected from the Enclosure Type drop-down menu, it must be able to fit all of the modules that are in the enclosure. For example, if a CAEN-4X1 enclosure contains three modules, you cannot select a CAEN-2X1 enclosure. To use a smaller enclosure, first Move a Module to a Different Enclosure and then change the enclosure type.

  3. Select Apply.

Change the Enclosure Layout

Move a centralized module to a different slot within the enclosure or another enclosure in the system.

Move a Module to a Different Slot in an Enclosure

To move a module to a different slot in an enclosure, perform the following steps:

  1. Select an enclosure from the Modules & Enclosures pane.

    The Enclosure Options pane on the right of the screen displays the selected enclosure and the location of the modules in the enclosure.

  2. Click and drag a module to a new slot in the enclosure. The green box around the slot indicates the module's new location and the orange box indicates the old location.

    To swap the location of two modules, drop a module on top of another module.

Move a Module to a Different Enclosure

To move a module to a different enclosure, perform the following steps:

  1. Select the enclosure from the Equipment menu and then select the Layout tab.

  2. Select an enclosure from the Move Module drop-down menu.

  3. Click and drag a module to a slot in the different enclosure. The green box around the slot indicates the module's new location and the orange box indicates the old location.

    To swap the location of two modules, drop a module on top of another module.

  4. Click Exit.

Move a DIN Module to a Different Slot in an Enclosure

To move a DIN module to a different slot in an enclosure, perform the following steps:

  1. Select a DIN enclosure from the Equipment menu and then select the Layout tab.

  2. Click a DIN module to select it.
  3. Click an available DIN slot to place the module.

Move a DIN Module to a Different Enclosure

To move a DIN module to a different enclosure, perform the following steps:

  1. Select the DIN enclosure from the Equipment menu and then select the Layout tab.

  2. Select a DIN enclosure from the Move Module drop-down menu.

  3. Click a DIN module to select it.
  4. Click an available DIN slot to place the module.
  5. Click Exit.

Delete an Enclosure

Delete an enclosure from the configuration. When an enclosure is deleted, all data associated with the enclosure is removed from the configuration.

NOTE: Centralized modules and loads that have been added to the load schedule in the Loads tab that use the enclosure will be deleted from the configuration.

To delete an enclosure, perform the following steps:

  1. Select an enclosure from the Equipment menu and then click  Delete.
  2. Click Yes.

Wired Gateways

Use wired gateways to communicate with wired devices in the system. You can add, edit, change the wired module associations, and delete a gateway.

Add a Wired Gateway

To add a gateway:

  1. Click  Add Device.
  2. Enter the required information in the Add Device dialog:

    1. Type: Select Gateway from the drop-down menu. The CAEN-BLOCK-CENCN-2-POE, DIN-CENCN-2, DIN-CENCN-2-POE, and DIN-GWDL gateways can be selected.

    2. Model: Select a gateway type from the drop-down menu.

    3. Enclosure: Select an enclosure from the drop-down menu.

    4. Slot: Select an enclosure slot from the drop-down menu.

    5. Name: Enter a name in the box.
    6. Serial Number: Enter a serial number in the box.
  3. Click + Add or press Enter on your keyboard. The dialog remains open to add more devices. To exit, select Close.

Edit Wired Gateway Settings

Change the gateway information, such as the enclosure, enclosure slot, model, gateway name, and serial number after the module is added to the configuration.

To edit a gateway

  1. Select a gateway from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.
  2. Update the enclosure, enclosure slot, model, name, and serial number for the gateway.

  3. To save the changes, select Apply.

Change Wired Gateway Associations

To move a wired module to a different subnet on the gateway or to a different gateway:

  1. Select the gateway from the Equipment pane and then select the Association tab.

  2. Select a destination subnet or gateway:

    • Different subnet on the gateway: Select Show Subnets.

    • Different gateway: Select a gateway from the Change Associations drop-down menu.

  3. In the Net drop-down menus, select a subnet for the gateway on the left and the destination subnet or gateway on the right.

    Move to a Different Subnet on the Gateway

    Move to a Different Gateway

  4. Select a device to move.

  5. To move the device, select or  Move Item(s).

Delete a Wired Gateway

When an gateway is deleted, all data associated with the gateway is removed from the configuration.

NOTE: All wired modules must be associated with a different gateway prior to deleting the gateway.

To delete a gateway:

  1. Associate all wired modules with a different wired gateway. For details, refer to Change Internal Wired and Wireless Gateway Associations.
  2. Select a gateway from the Equipment menu and then click  Delete.
  3. Click Yes.

Wireless Gateways

Use gateways to communicate with wireless devices in the system. You can add, edit, change the wireless module associations, and delete a gateway.

Add a Wireless Gateway

To add a wireless gateway:

  1. Click  Add Device.
  2. Enter the required information in the Add Device dialog:

    1. Type: Select Gateway from the drop-down menu.

    2. Model: Select a gateway type from the drop-down menu. The CEN-GWEXER, CENI-GWEXER, and CEN-GW1 gateways can be selected.

    3. Room: Select a room from the drop-down menu.
    4. Name: Enter a name in the box.
    5. Serial Number Enter a serial number in the box.
  3. Click + Add. The dialog remains open to add more devices. To exit, select Close.

Edit Wireless Gateway Settings

Change the gateway information, such as the gateway type, room, gateway name, and serial number after the module is added to the configuration.

To edit a wireless gateway:

  1. Select a gateway from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.
  2. Update the room, gateway type, name, and serial number for the gateway.

  3. Select Apply.

Change Wireless Gateway Associations

To move a wireless module to a different gateway:

  1. Select the gateway from the Equipment pane and then select the Association tab.

  2. Select a gateway from the Change Associations drop-down menu.

  3. Select the devices to move and then select or  Move Item(s).

Delete a Wireless Gateway

When an gateway is deleted, all data associated with the gateway is removed from the configuration.

NOTE: All wireless modules must be associated with a different gateway prior to deleting the gateway.

To delete a wireless gateway:

  1. Associate all wireless modules with a different wireless gateway. For details, refer to Change Wireless Gateway Associations.
  2. Select a gateway from the Equipment menu and then click  Delete.
  3. Click Yes.

Accessory

Use Accessories to add Cresnet hubs and distribution blocks to the system. You can add, remove, and edit in-wall and centralized modules.

Add an Accessory

  1. Click  Add Device.
  2. Enter the required information in the Add Device dialog:

    1. Type: Select Accessory from the drop-down menu.

    2. Model: Select an accessory type from the drop-down menu.

    3. Enclosure: Select an enclosure from the drop-down menu.

    4. Slot: If applicable to the selected enclosure, select an enclosure slot from the drop-down menu.

    5. Name: Enter a name in the box.
    6. Serial Number: Enter a serial number in the box.
    7. Gateway: Select a Cresnet gateway to control the accessory.
    8. Net: If applicable to the selected gateway, select a subnet for the gateway from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click + Add or press Enter on your keyboard. The dialog remains open to add more devices. To exit, select Close.

Edit Accessory Settings

To edit an accessory:

  1. Select an accessory from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.
  2. Update the enclosure, enclosure slot, model, name, and serial number for the gateway.

  3. To save the changes, select Apply.

Change Accessory Associations

To move a wired module to a different subnet on the gateway or to a different gateway:

  1. Select a gateway from the Equipment pane and then select the Association tab.

  2. Select a destination subnet or gateway:

    • Different subnet on the gateway: Select Show Subnets.

    • Different gateway: Select a gateway from the Change Associations drop-down menu.

  3. In the Net drop-down menus, select a subnet for the gateway on the left and the destination subnet or gateway on the right.

    Move to a Different Subnet on the Gateway

    Move to a Different Gateway

  4. Select a device to move.

  5. To move the device, select or  Move Item(s).

Delete an Accessory

When an accessory is deleted, all data associated with the accessory is removed from the configuration.

NOTE: All modules must be associated with a different accessory prior to deleting the accessory.

To delete an accessory:

  1. Associate all devices with a different accessory. For details, refer to Change Accessory Associations.
  2. Select an accessory from the Equipment menu and then click  Delete.
  3. Click Yes.

Modules

Use modules to control the lights in the system. You can add, remove, and edit in-wall and centralized modules.

NOTE: Add Placeholder devices to the configuration to include devices that do not support programming and third-party products. Placeholder devices are included when reports are generated.

Add an In-Wall Module

To add an in-wall module, perform the following steps:

  1. Click  Add Device.
  2. Enter the required information in the Add Device dialog:

    1. Type: Select Module from the drop-down menu.

    2. Model: Select a Crestron In-wall Module from the drop-down menu.

    3. Room: Select a room from the drop-down menu.
    4. Name: Enter a name in the box.
    5. Serial Number: Enter a serial number in the box.
    6. Gateway: Select a gateway from the drop-down menu.

      To add a gateway, select Add Wireless Gateway and then select the model and room for the gateway and enter a name and serial number. For details, refer to Add a Wireless Gateway.

  3. Click + Add or press Enter on your keyboard. The dialog remains open to add more devices. To exit, select Close.

Add a Centralized CAEN or DIN Module

To add a centralized CAEN or DIN module, perform the following steps:

NOTE: Add Placeholder devices to the configuration to include devices that do not support programming and third-party products. Placeholder devices are included when reports are generated.

  1. Click  Add Device.
  2. Enter the required information in the Add Device dialog:

    1. Select Module from the Type drop-down menu.

    2. Model: Select a module type from the drop-down menu. The menu is arranged by Crestron CAEN Centralized Modules, Crestron DIN Modules, Crestron In-wall Modules, and Generic DIN Modules.

    3. Enclosure: Select an enclosure from the drop-down menu and an enclosure slot from the Slot drop-down menu.
    4. Slot: Select a slot from the drop-down menu.
    5. Name: Enter a name in the box.
    6. Serial Number: Enter a serial number in the box.
  3. Click + Add or press Enter on your keyboard. The dialog remains open to add more devices. To exit, select Close.

Edit Module Settings

Change the module information, such as the module type, room name, module name, enclosure, and enclosure slot after the module is added to the configuration.

Edit In-Wall Module Settings

To edit a module, perform the following steps:

  1. Select a module from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.
  2. Update the room, gateway assignment (wireless devices only), name, and serial number of the module.

    NOTE: The model (Module Type) cannot be changed.

  3. Select Apply.

Edit CAEN Module Settings

  1. Select a module from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.
  2. Update the enclosure, enclosure slot, name, and serial number of the module.

    NOTE: The model (Module Type) cannot be changed.

  3. Select Apply.

Edit DIN Module Settings

  1. Select a module from the Equipment menu and then select the Settings tab.
  2. Update the enclosure, slot range, name, and serial number of the module.

    NOTE: The model (Module Type) cannot be changed.

  3. Select Apply.

Delete a Module

Delete a module from the configuration. When a module is deleted, all data that is associated with the module is removed from the configuration.

NOTE: Loads in the Loads tab that use the module will be deleted from the configuration.

To delete a module, perform the following steps:

  1. Select an module from the Equipment menu and then click  Delete.
  2. Click Yes.

Assign Loads to Modules

After loads and modules are added to the system, assign loads to modules.

To view a list of compatible modules and load types, refer to Module and Load-Type Compatibility.

The Module Options pane on the right of the screen displays the module information and the available loads.

  • Name: Displays the name of the selected module.
  • Output assignment: Displays the output for the selected module. The output assignment displays the room name, load, and fixture wattage of the load that is assigned to the module. If a load is not assigned to a module, the output displays Unassigned.

    NOTES:

    • The number of outputs that are displayed is based on the number of outputs available on the module. For example, an HZ-DIMUEX lists one output and a CLX-1FAN4 lists four outputs.
    • The first unassigned output is selected.
  • Loads: Displays a list of rooms and loads that are in the configuration; the loads are grouped by room. The list displayed is based on the filter criteria. The room that is associated with the selected module is expanded. For example, if the selected module is in the Dining Room, the list of loads in the dining room are expanded and the list of loads in all other rooms are collapsed.
  • Assigned loads: Displays the total number of loads in the configuration and the number of loads that have been assigned to modules.
  • Filters:

    • Loads: Displays the number of loads that match the filter criteria.
    • Compatible Loads: To view only loads that are compatible with the selected module, turn on the Compatible Loads toggle. When the Compatible Loads toggle is off, all loads are displayed; incompatible loads are grayed out and cannot be assigned to the module.

      NOTE: The Compatible loads toggle is turned on by default.

    • Text Filter: Enter text to display loads that match the text entry.
    • Unassigned Loads/All Loads Drop-down: Select Unassigned Loads to view loads that are not assigned to a module. Select All Loads to view all loads in the configuration.

      NOTE: The default setting for the Unassigned Loads/All Loads Drop-down is Unassigned loads.

Assign Loads to In-Wall Modules

To assign a load to an in-wall module, perform the following steps:

  1. Select an in-wall module from the Equipment lists and then select Assignment.

  2. Select an Output assignment for the module.
  3. Select a load from the Loads menu.

Assign Loads to Centralized Modules

To assign a load to a centralized module, perform the following steps:

  1. Select an in-wall module from the Equipment lists and then select Assignment.

  2. Select an Output assignment for the module.
  3. Select a load from the Loads menu.

Room Settings

To view the room settings, select a room. The Devices list displays a list of devices in the room. You can change the room name, edit the serial numbers, and add devices.

Change the Room Name

To change the room name, enter a name in the Room Name box and then click Apply.

Change the Serial Number

To change the serial number for a device:

  1. Select Edit and then enter a serial number in the Serial Number box.

  2. Click Update.

Add Devices

Add enclosures, modules, gateways, power supplies, and accessories to the room from the Room Settings screen.

To add devices:

  1. Select Add Enclosure, Add Module, Add Gateway, Add Power Supply, or Add Accessory.

  2. Enter the required information. For details, refer to Add an Enclosure, Add a Wireless Gateway, Add an In-Wall Module, or Add a Centralized CAEN or DIN Module.
  3. Click + Add. The dialog remains open to add more devices. To exit, select Close.