Button Actions

Assign actions to physical buttons on devices. The button action configuration process is similar for keypads, handheld remotes, contact closure keypads, third-party keypads, etc. Depending on the capability of the device, some options may not be available.

To view the Actions & Events screen, select Step 5: Customize & Schedule > Customize Actions & Events on the Setup screen or on the setup menu.

NOTES:

  • To identify the selected interface (if supported), select  Locate to turn on the location feature of the device. The locate feature is not supported on all devices.
  • For additional information about keypad button presses and button modes, refer to Keypad Button Programming.
  • For Horizon keypads, dimmers, and switches:

    • To change the color of the LED, refer to the documentation provided with the device.
    • To assign custom LED colors, refer to Custom LED Colors for Horizon Keypads.
    • The LEDs on the HZ-KPEX and HZ-AUX keypads are disabled by default. To enable the LEDs, calibrate the light sensor. For details, refer to Horizon Keypads.

Cameo Keypad, Button Actions

Horizon Keypad, Button Actions

HR-100 Handheld Remote, Button Actions

Third-Party Keypad, Button Actions

Contact Closure Keypad, Button Actions

In the sections below, Cameo® keypads and Horizon® keypads are used as examples.

Configure the Button Actions

  1. On the Setup screen, go to Step 5: Customize & Schedule > Customize Actions & Events or on the setup menu.

  2. Select a room and then select a keypad, handheld remote, contact closure keypad, third-party keypad, etc.

  3. Select Actions and then select a button on the device. The selected button is highlighted.

  4. In the Mode drop-down list, select a button mode. The mode determines the type of action that is recalled when the button is pressed.

  5. Configure the action. For details, refer to Button Modes.

Button Modes

Scene

Select Scene from the Mode drop-down list to recall or switch a scene when the button is pressed. The scene can be recalled using the built-in or multi-press functionality.

NOTE: The Built In Functionality button function cannot be used in conjunction with the Multi button function. Settings applied to the function will be discarded when switching between the functions.

  • Built In Functionality: One button press can recall or switch one scene.
  • Multi: Multiple button presses can recall up to 10 scenes and provide the ability to cycle through scenes. Sequential button presses recall up to 10 scenes.

Built In Functionality

Tap the Built In Functionality button to configure using the built-in functionality.

Cameo Keypad, Scene

Horizon Keypad, Scene

Behavior: The behavior defines how the scene is recalled or toggled when the button is pressed. Select a behavior from the Behavior drop-down list:

  • Always Recalls Scene: Recalls the scene.
  • Toggles Scene/Off: Switches the scene on and off.
  • Custom Toggle: Switches between the On Actions and Off Actions. Assign different scenes to the On Action and Off Action.

Built-in functions are assigned for the following button presses:

  • Tap: Recalls the scene or the scene on or off with the defined fade time.
  • Double Tap: Immediately recalls the scene or the scene on or off. The fade time for the scene is bypassed.
  • Press and Hold: To use the button to raise or lower the lights, select Enable Dimming for Lights. The load raises or lowers based on the action that was performed last. If the load was turned on or raised, press and hold the button to lower the light level. To turn off the lights, continue holding the button after the minimum light level is reached.

Feedback: The LED feedback behavior defines the function of the LED that is associated with the button. Select an LED feedback behavior from the Feedback drop-down list:

  • On at Scene Level: The LED lights when the scene is recalled.

    NOTE: The LED turns off if the scene is modified. For example, the LED turns off if the lights or shades are raised or lowered.

  • On When any Light On: The LED lights when any lighting load that is associated with the scene is on. For example, if a keypad button recalls the All On scene from the Whole House room, the LED lights when any light in the house is on and the LED turns off when all lights in the house are off.

Enable Dimming for Lights: When Enable Dimming for Lights is enabled, press and hold the button to raise or lower the lights. If the last action performed raised the lights, the lights will be lowered.

Enable Time of Day Actions: Assign a different action for each time of day. Tap the Morning, Day, Evening, or Night button and then select the action.

Enable Programmatic Feedback: When enabled, the LED provides feedback based on the status of other devices in the Crestron Home system. This allows the LED to light when another keypad in the system recalls the same action (for example, a different keypad recalls the same scene). When disabled, the LED provides no feedback.

Multi

Tap the Multi button to configure using the multi tap functionality.

NOTE: The Built In Functionality button function cannot be used in conjunction with the Multi button function. Settings applied to the function will be discarded when switching between the functions.

Cameo Keypad, Scene

Horizon Keypad, Scene

Button Press (1-10): Assign an action for each button press. To assign an action to a button press, tap a button press number and then assign the action.

NOTES:

  • The Crestron Home system maintains a count of the button presses that have occurred. When the system count matches the button press number, the action associated with the button press number is performed.
  • The system count resets after it reaches the end of the list. For example, if an action is assigned for button press 1 through 4, the fifth button press resets the system count and the action assigned to button press 1 is performed.
  • Button presses can be skipped. For example, if an action is assigned for button presses 1 and 5 and no action is assigned for button presses 2, 3, and 4, no action is performed when button presses 2, 3, and 4 occur.

Time Out Action: A time out action can be performed when the time out period expires. To set the time out action, tap the Time Out Action button and then assign an action.

NOTES:

  • A time out period begins after the last button press and is used to determine how long the Crestron Home system waits for an addition button press. The default timeout period is 24 hours.
  • To configure the time out period for the keypad, tap the gear button next to the Enable Time of Day button.
    • To set a custom time out period, deselect the Use System Settings check box and then enter the time out period in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.
    • To use the system wide settings, select the Use System Settings check box.
    • The maximum time out period is 24 hours. To set the time out period to 24 hours, type 0 in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.

Enable Time of Day Actions: Assign a different action for each time of day. Tap the Morning, Day, Evening, or Night button and then select the action.

Quick Actions

Select Quick Actions from the Mode drop-down list to recall a quick action when the button is pressed. The quick action can be recalled using the tap, double tap, press and hold, and multi-press functionality.

NOTES:

  • Assign different actions to the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions to recall different actions with the same button.
  • The Tap, Double, and Hold button functions cannot be used with the Multi button function. Settings for the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions will be lost when the Multi button function is selected.
  • Tap: One button press to recall the quick action.
  • Double: Two button presses to recall the quick action.
  • Hold: Press and hold the button to recall the quick action.
  • Multi: Multiple button presses can recall up to 10 quick actions and provide the ability to cycle through quick actions.

Tap

To assign a quick action to a single button press (single tap), tap the Tap button and then select a quick action.

Cameo Keypad, Quick Actions, Tap

Horizon Keypad, Quick Actions, Tap

Double

To assign a quick action to a double button press (double tap), tap the Double button and then select a quick action.

Cameo Keypad, Quick Actions, Double

Horizon Keypad, Quick Actions, Double

Tap the gear button next to the location button to configure the double tap settings for the keypad.

  • Use System Settings: Tap the check box next to Use System Settings to use the delay that is set by the system. For details, refer to Keypad Settings.
  • Wait For Double Tap: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. Tap the check box next to Wait For Double Tap to enable the wait for double tap function. The Wait for Double Tap function determines if the Crestron Home system triggers the Tap button action or the Double Tap button action. The delay is the amount of time (in seconds) that the system waits after a button press to determine if a subsequent button press is a double tap. The values can be set between 0.2 and 1 second.

    For example:

    • Tap button action is set to route video to a bedroom.
    • Double Tap button action is set to route audio to a bedroom.

    When Wait for Double Tap is enabled:

    NOTE: The Tap button action is not triggered if the button is pressed twice within the delay time.

    • A single button press will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action).
    • Two button presses will route audio to the bedroom (Double Tap button action).

    When Wait for Double Tap is disabled:

    NOTE: The Crestron Home system registers both the single and double button presses and triggers both actions.

    • A single button press will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action).
    • Two button presses will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action) and then will route audio to the bedroom if the room is off (Double Tap button action).
  • Hold Time: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. The amount of time (in seconds) that a button must be pressed during a press-and-hold operation before the Hold button action is performed.
  • Time Out: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. The amount of time (in hours, minutes, and seconds) that the system waits to determine if the Multi Tap button action is performed.

Hold

To assign a quick action to a press-and-hold button press, tap the Hold button and then select a quick action.

Cameo Keypad, Quick Actions, Hold

Horizon Keypad, Quick Actions, Hold

To set a custom hold time for the button, deselect the Use System Settings check box and then enter the hold time (seconds) in the Hold Time text box.

NOTE: A custom hold time can be set for each button on the keypad.

Multi

To assign multiple quick actions to a series of button presses, tap the Multi button and then select a quick action.

NOTE: The Multi button function cannot be used with the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions. Settings for the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions will be lost when the Multi button function is selected.

Cameo Keypad, Quick Actions, Multi

Horizon Keypad, Quick Actions, Multi

Button Press (1-10): Assign an action for each button press. To assign an action to a button press, tap a button press number and then assign the action.

NOTES:

  • The Crestron Home system maintains a count of the button presses that have occurred. When the system count matches the button press number, the action associated with the button press number is performed.
  • The system count resets to one after it reaches the end of the list. For example, if an action is assigned for button press 1 through 4, the fifth button press resets the system count to one.and the action assigned to button press 1 is performed.
  • Button presses can be skipped. For example, if an action is assigned for button presses 1 and 5 and no action is assigned for button presses 2, 3, and 4, no action is performed when button presses 2, 3, and 4 occur.

Time Out Action: A time out action can be performed when the time out period expires. To set the time out action, tap the Time Out Action button and then assign an action.

NOTES:

  • A time out period begins after the last button press and is used to determine how long the Crestron Home system waits for an addition button press. The default timeout period is 24 hours.
  • To configure the time out period.for the keypad, tap the gear button next to the Enable Time of Day button.
    • To set a custom time out period, deselect the Use System Settings check box and then enter the time out period in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.
    • To use the system wide settings, select the Use System Settings check box.
    • The maximum time out period is 24 hours. To set the time out period to 24 hours, type 0 in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.

Lighting Load

Select Lighting Load from the Mode drop-down list to control a lighting load when the button is pressed.

Cameo Keypad, Lighting Load

Horizon Keypad, Lighting Load

Behavior: The behavior defines how the lights are controlled. Select a button behavior from the Behavior drop-down list:

  • On/Raise/Off/Lower: Switches the load on or off or raises or lowers the lights. The lights turn on or off or raise or lower based on the action that was performed last. If the lights were turned on or raised, press the button to turn the lights off or press and hold the button to lower the lights.
  • On/Raise: Turns the load on or raises the lights.
  • Off/Lower: Turns the load off or lowers the lights.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

  • Tap: Increase or decrease (jog) the light level.
  • Double Tap: Turns the lights on or off without fade time.
  • Press and Hold: Raise or lower the light level until the button is released or the maximum or minimum light level is reached.

    NOTE: To turn off the lights, continue holding the button after the minimum light level is reached.

Auto Off: Sets a timer to turn the lights off after a set period of time. To set the Auto Off time, select a time from the Auto Off drop-down list. The default auto off time is Disabled.

Color Temperature

Select Color Temperature from the Mode drop-down list to control the color temperature for the lights in the room.

Behavior: The behavior defines how the lights are controlled. Select a button behavior from the Behavior drop-down list:

  • Warmer: Decrease the color temperature of the lights. When the color temperature decreases the lights produce warm white (amber) light. Tap the button to make small adjustments or tap and hold to ramp.
  • Cooler: Increase the color temperature of the lights. When the color temperature increases the lights produce daylight(blue-white) light. Tap the button to make small adjustments or tap and hold to ramp.

Enable Programmatic Feedback: The LED associated with the button on the device can light to indicate that the mode is active. To use the LED to provide feedback, select Enable Programmatic Feedback. The LED will light if any device in the system activates the mode.

Shade Load

Select Shade Load from the Mode drop-down list to control a shade load when the button is pressed.

Cameo Keypad, Shade Load

Horizon Keypad, Shade Load

Behavior: The behavior defines how the shades are controlled. Select a button behavior from the Behavior drop-down list:

  • Open/Close: Open or close the shades.
  • Open: Open the shades.
  • Close: Close the shades.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

  • Tap: Open or close the shades.
  • Press and Hold: When Enable Press-and-Hold Functionality is enabled. Raise or lower the shades until the button is released or the upper or lower limit is reached.

    NOTE: To enable press-and-hold functionality, select the Enable Press-and-Hold Functionality check box.

Lighting Room

Select Lighting Room from the Mode drop-down list to control all of the lighting loads in the rooms.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

NOTE: The lights are controlled based on the action that was performed last. If the lights were turned on or raised, the next button press will turn off or lower the lights.

  • Tap: Switches the lights on or off with the default fade time.
  • Double Tap: Switches the lights on or off with no fade time.
  • Press and Hold: Raise or lower the lights until the button is released or the maximum or minimum light level is reached.

    NOTE: To turn off the lights, continue holding the button after the minimum light level is reached.

Shade Room

Select Shade Room from the Mode drop-down list to control all of the shades in the rooms.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

NOTE: The shades are controlled based on the action that was performed last. If the shades were opened or raised, the next button press will lower or close the shades.

  • Tap: Open or close the shades.
  • Press and Hold: Raise or lower the shades until the button is released or the upper or lower limit is reached.

Lighting Raise and Lighting Lower

Select Lighting Raise or Lighting Lower from the Mode drop-down list to raise or lower the lights in the room.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

  • Tap: Increase or decrease (jog) the light level.
  • Double Tap: Turns the lights on or off with no fade time.
  • Press and Hold: Raise or lower the light level until the button is released or the maximum or minimum light level is reached.

    NOTE: To turn off the lights, continue holding the button after the minimum light level is reached.

Shade Raise and Shade Lower

Select Shade Raise or Shade Lower from the Mode drop-down list to raise or lower the shades in the room.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

  • Tap: Raise or lower (jog) the shades.
  • Press and Hold: Raise or lower the shades until the button is released or the upper or lower limit is reached.

Ceiling Fan

Select Ceiling Fan from the Mode drop-down list to control a ceiling fan when the button is pressed.

Behavior: The behavior defines how the fans are controlled. Select a button behavior from the Behavior drop-down list:

  • Cycle: Cycle through the available fan speeds. Each button press advances through the available fan speeds in the Available Speeds list. When the last speed in the list is reached, the next button press advances to the first option in the list.

    NOTES:

    • If multiple fans are controlled and they are operating at different speeds, a button press sets the fan speed for both fans to the first speed in the Available Speeds list.
    • If the Off speed is included in the Available Speeds list and five seconds pass since the last button press, a button press turns the fan off.
    • If Power On Recalls Last Speed is enabled and multiple fans are controlled and operating at different speeds when the room is turned off, the fans resume operating at their previously set speeds when the room is powered on.
  • Increase: Increase the fan speed until the maximum fan speed in the list is reached.

    If the fans are operating at different speeds, pressing the button increases the fan speed for each fan independently. For example, if High, Medium, and Low fan speeds are available and Fan 1 is operating at Low and Fan 2 is operating the Medium, pressing the button increases the fan speed for Fan 1 to Medium and Fan 2 to High.

  • Decrease: Decrease the fan speed until the lowest fan speed in the list is reached.

    If the fans are operating at different speeds, pressing the button decreases the fan speed for each fan independently. For example, if High, Medium, and Low fan speeds are available and Fan 1 is operating at High and Fan 2 is operating at Medium, pressing the button decreases the fan speed for Fan 1 to Medium and Fan 2 to Low.

Speeds: Displays the fan speeds that are available for the selected fan(s). The speeds available are populated based on the fan controller that is used and are listed in order from the slowest (Off) to the fastest fan speed. The default setting is to include all of the available fan speeds in the Speeds list.

To exclude a fan speed from the list, deselect a fan speed.

To reorder the fan speeds when Cycle is selected, tap and hold a fan speed until it turns green and then drag it to the desired position. The Off speed cannot be moved.

NOTES:

  • If different fan controllers are used, only the fan speeds that are common between the fan controllers are displayed in the Speeds list.
  • The High fan speed is not included in the Speeds list when Decrease is selected from the Speeds drop-down menu.
  • The Off fan speed is not included in the Speeds list when Increase is selected from the Speeds drop-down menu.

Power On Recalls Last Speed: If enabled, the fans resume operating at their previously set speeds when the room is powered on. If disabled, the fans resume operating at the first speed option in the list. To disable, deselect the Power On Recalls Last Speed check box.

Volume Raise and Volume Lower

Select Volume Raise or Volume Lower from the Mode drop-down list to raise or lower the volume in the room.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

  • Tap: Raise or lower (jog) the volume.
  • Press and Hold: Raise or lower the volume until the button is released or the maximum or minimum volume is reached.

Master Raise and Master Lower

Select Master Raise or Master Lower from the Mode drop-down list to raise or lower the selected device types (lights, shades, audio, ceiling fans) in the room.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

NOTE: The device type that is controlled is based on the last device type that was controlled. For example, if the shades were controlled last, the shades will be raised or lowered.

  • Tap: Raise or lower (jog) the level for the device type.
  • Press and Hold: Raise or lower the level for the device type until the button is released or the maximum or minimum level is reached.

Media Function

Select Media Function from the Mode drop-down list to recall a media function when the button is pressed. The media function can be recalled using the tap, double tap, press and hold, and multi-press functionality.

NOTES:

  • Assign different actions to the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions to recall different actions with the same button.
  • The Tap, Double, and Hold button functions cannot be used with the Multi button function. Settings for the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions will be lost when the Multi button function is selected.
  • Tap: One button press to recall the media function.
  • Double: Two button presses to recall the media function.
  • Hold: Press and hold the button to recall the media function.
  • Multi: Multiple button presses can recall up to 10 media functions and provide the ability to cycle through media functions.

Tap

To assign a media function to a single button press (single tap), tap the Tap button and then select a media function.

Double

To assign a media function to a double button press (double tap), tap the Double button and then select a media function.

Tap the gear button next to the location button to configure the double tap settings for the keypad.

  • Use System Settings: Tap the check box next to Use System Settings to use the delay that is set by the system. For details, refer to Keypad Settings.
  • Wait For Double Tap: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. Tap the check box next to Wait For Double Tap to enable the wait for double tap function. The Wait for Double Tap function determines if the Crestron Home system triggers the Tap button action or the Double Tap button action. The delay is the amount of time (in seconds) that the system waits after a button press to determine if a subsequent button press is a double tap. The values can be set between 0.2 and 1 second.

    For example:

    • Tap button action is set to route video to a bedroom.
    • Double Tap button action is set to route audio to a bedroom.

    When Wait for Double Tap is enabled:

    NOTE: The Tap button action is not triggered if the button is pressed twice within the delay time.

    • A single button press will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action).
    • Two button presses will route audio to the bedroom (Double Tap button action).

    When Wait for Double Tap is disabled:

    NOTE: The Crestron Home system registers both the single and double button presses and triggers both actions.

    • A single button press will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action).
    • Two button presses will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action) and then will route audio to the bedroom if the room is off (Double Tap button action).
  • Hold Time: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. The amount of time (in seconds) that a button must be pressed during a press-and-hold operation before the Hold button action is performed.
  • Time Out: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. The amount of time (in hours, minutes, and seconds) that the system waits to determine if the Multi Tap button action is performed.

Hold

To assign a media function to a press-and-hold button press, tap the Hold button and then select a media function.

To set a custom hold time for the button, deselect the Use System Settings check box and then enter the hold time (seconds) in the Hold Time text box.

NOTE: A custom hold time can be set for each button on the keypad.

Multi

To assign multiple media functions to a series of button presses, tap the Multi button and then select a media function.

NOTE: The Multi button function cannot be used with the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions. Settings for the Tap, Double, and Hold button functions will be lost when the Multi button function is selected.

Button Press (1-10): Assign an action for each button press. To assign an action to a button press, tap a button press number and then assign the action.

NOTES:

  • The Crestron Home system maintains a count of the button presses that have occurred. When the system count matches the button press number, the action associated with the button press number is performed.
  • The system count resets to one after it reaches the end of the list. For example, if an action is assigned for button press 1 through 4, the fifth button press resets the system count to one.and the action assigned to button press 1 is performed.
  • Button presses can be skipped. For example, if an action is assigned for button presses 1 and 5 and no action is assigned for button presses 2, 3, and 4, no action is performed when button presses 2, 3, and 4 occur.

Time Out Action: A time out action can be performed when the time out period expires. To set the time out action, tap the Time Out Action button and then assign an action.

NOTES:

  • A time out period begins after the last button press and is used to determine how long the Crestron Home system waits for an addition button press. The default timeout period is 24 hours.
  • To configure the time out period.for the keypad, tap the gear button next to the Enable Time of Day button.
    • To set a custom time out period, deselect the Use System Settings check box and then enter the time out period in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.
    • To use the system wide settings, select the Use System Settings check box.
    • The maximum time out period is 24 hours. To set the time out period to 24 hours, type 0 in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.

Button Emulation

Select Button Emulation from the Mode drop-down list to emulate a button on a Lutron keypad when the button is pressed.

NOTE: 

  • To emulate multiple Lutron buttons, create a phantom button in the Lutron system that performs all of the required functions. Assign the phantom button to the button.
  • To emulate a Lutron button and a function within Crestron Home, create a sequence that recalls the Lutron button and the Crestron Home function. For details, refer to Mode: Sequence.

Predefined functions are assigned for the following button presses:

  • Tap: One button press to emulate the Lutron button.
  • Press and Hold: Press and hold the button to emulate the Lutron button.

External Function

Select External Function from the Mode drop-down menu to recall an external function when the button is pressed. The external function can be recalled using the tap, double tap, press and release, and multi-press functionality.

NOTES:

  • Assign different actions to the Tap, Double, and P/R button functions to recall different actions with the same button.
  • The Tap, Double, and P/R button functions cannot be used with the Multi button function. Settings for the Tap, Double, and P/R button functions will be lost when the Multi button function is selected.
  • Tap: One button press to recall the external function.
  • Double: Two button presses to recall the external function.
  • P/R: Press and hold the button to recall the external function. The external function is stopped when the button is released.
  • Multi: Multiple button presses can recall up to 10 external functions and provide the ability to cycle through external functions.

Tap

To assign an external function to a single button press (single tap), tap the Tap button and then select an external function.

Double

To assign an external function to a double button press (double tap), tap the Double button and then select an external function.

Tap the gear button next to the location button to configure the double tap settings for the keypad.

  • Use System Settings: Tap the check box next to Use System Settings to use the delay that is set by the system. For details, refer to Keypad Settings.
  • Wait For Double Tap: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. Tap the check box next to Wait For Double Tap to enable the wait for double tap function. The Wait for Double Tap function determines if the Crestron Home system triggers the Tap button action or the Double Tap button action. The delay is the amount of time (in seconds) that the system waits after a button press to determine if a subsequent button press is a double tap. The values can be set between 0.2 and 1 second.

    For example:

    • Tap button action is set to route video to a bedroom.
    • Double Tap button action is set to route audio to a bedroom.

    When Wait for Double Tap is enabled:

    NOTE: The Tap button action is not triggered if the button is pressed twice within the delay time.

    • A single button press will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action).
    • Two button presses will route audio to the bedroom (Double Tap button action).

    When Wait for Double Tap is disabled:

    NOTE: The Crestron Home system registers both the single and double button presses and triggers both actions.

    • A single button press will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action).
    • Two button presses will route video to the bedroom if the room is off (Tap button action) and then will route audio to the bedroom if the room is off (Double Tap button action).
  • Hold Time: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. The amount of time (in seconds) that a button must be pressed during a press-and-hold operation before the Hold button action is performed.
  • Time Out: Available when Use System Settings is not checked. The amount of time (in hours, minutes, and seconds) that the system waits to determine if the Multi Tap button action is performed.

P/R

To assign an external function to a press and release, tap the P/R button and then select an external function.

NOTE: The P/R function is executed for however long the button is pressed for.

Multi

To assign multiple external functions to a series of button presses, tap the Multi button and then select an external function.

NOTE: The Multi button function cannot be used with the Tap, Double, and P/R button functions. Settings for the Tap, Double, and P/R button functions will be lost when the Multi button function is selected.

Button Press (1-10): Assign an action for each button press. To assign an action to a button press, tap a button press number and then assign the action.

NOTES:

  • The Crestron Home system maintains a count of the button presses that have occurred. When the system count matches the button press number, the action associated with the button press number is performed.
  • The system count resets to one after it reaches the end of the list. For example, if an action is assigned for button press 1 through 4, the fifth button press resets the system count to one.and the action assigned to button press 1 is performed.
  • Button presses can be skipped. For example, if an action is assigned for button presses 1 and 5 and no action is assigned for button presses 2, 3, and 4, no action is performed when button presses 2, 3, and 4 occur.

Time Out Action: A time out action can be performed when the time out period expires. To set the time out action, tap the Time Out Action button and then assign an action.

NOTES:

  • A time out period begins after the last button press and is used to determine how long the Crestron Home system waits for an addition button press. The default timeout period is 24 hours.
  • To configure the time out period.for the keypad, tap the gear button next to the Enable Time of Day button.
    • To set a custom time out period, deselect the Use System Settings check box and then enter the time out period in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.
    • To use the system wide settings, select the Use System Settings check box.
    • The maximum time out period is 24 hours. To set the time out period to 24 hours, type 0 in the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds text boxes.

Custom LED Colors for Horizon Keypads

Use a sequence to set custom LED colors for Horizon® keypad buttons and to revert the colors to their default settings. The color settings can be set from within the Sequence Quick Action or from another event in the Crestron Home system.

To assign custom LED colors for Horizon keypads:

  • Enable custom colors in the keypad settings. To enable custom colors, open the settings dialog for the keypad, go to the Backlight tab, and then select Enable LED Backlight. For details, refer to Keypad Settings.
  • Recall Sequence Quick Actions that assign custom LED colors with another Quick Action in the system. If the Crestron Home processor restarts, the custom LED colors will not be activated until the Sequence Quick Action is recalled.

Assign Custom Colors

To set custom colors for Horizon™ keypads, follow these steps:

  1. In the keypad settings, enable custom colors. For details, refer to Keypad Settings.
  2. Create a Sequence Quick Action. For details, refer to Create a Quick Action.

    1. Go to Step 5: Customize & Schedule > Customize Actions & Events and then select a room.
    2. Select Add Quick Action.
    3. Enter a name for the Quick Action and then select OK.
    4. Select Sequence from the Mode drop-down menu.
  3. In the Select Room Below menu, go to a room and then select the Horizon Keypad.
  4. Select Custom Color Theme

  5. Enter a name in the Theme Name box.

  6. Select a custom color for the Day Active Color, Day Backlight Color, Night Active Color, and Night Backlight Color LED states.

    1. Select the color assignment box. The default LED color is unassigned, which uses the Local (default) LED color setting on the keypad.
    2. Select a color for the LED.

      NOTE:To set the LED color to unassigned, set the R, G, and B values to 125.

    3. Select Back.

  7. Select buttons to use the custom color. To select the rows, select the desired Apply to Row 1 to Apply to Row 5 check boxes.

  8. Tap OK.
  9. To select a different color for other buttons, repeat steps 3 through 8 above for each custom color.
  10. To apply the custom color, use a Quick Action to recall the Sequence Quick Action or tap Play Sequence.

Remove Custom Colors

To remove the custom color from the keypad and revert to the Local (default) LED color setting, perform these steps:

NOTE: This procedure removes the custom color theme from all buttons on the keypad.

  1. Create a Sequence Quick Action. For details, refer to Create a Quick Action.

    1. Go to Step 5: Customize & Schedule > Customize Actions & Events and then select a room.
    2. Select Add Quick Action.
    3. Enter a name for the Quick Action and then select OK.
    4. Select Sequence from the Mode drop-down menu.
  2. In the Select Room Below menu, go to a room and then select the Horizon Keypad.
  3. Select Local Color

  4. To remove the custom color, use a Quick Action to recall the Sequence Quick Action or tap Play Sequence.