What's New?

This section provides a summary, with links to topics, of the updates made to the Crestron Home™ Product Manual. For a complete list of what's new in this release, see the release notes:


January 14, 2022


December 20, 2021


December 14, 2021

  • Lighting scene editing: Create and edit lighting scenes from within the Crestron Home app. To create or edit a scene, refer to Create a Scene.

  • Secure remote connection: Pair mobile devices and control a home outside of the wireless network using the secure remote connection. For details, refer to Pair User Interface Devices and Remote System Access.

  • Apple® AirPlay® streaming: Use Apple AirPlay to stream music to a DM-NAX-8ZSA 8-zone streaming amplifier. For details, refer to Apple AirPlay Control.

  • New device support: Added support for Basalte Fibonacci keypads. For details, refer Keypads.


November 19, 2021

  • Crestron Home Configurator: Added support for Ethernet to Cresnet® network bridges and ceiling fan actions.

    • Ethernet to Cresnet bridge: Add Ethernet to Cresnet® network bridges to a configuration and assign Cresnet devices. For details, refer to Add a Wired Gateway.

    • Ceiling Fan actions: Assign actions for ceiling fans. For details, refer to Actions Tab.

  • New television provider locations: Added support for television providers in Latin American countries. To see all supported locations, refer to Add a Television Provider.

  • Works with Crestron Home: Added Lilin Z3R6522X to the Works with Crestron Home list. Added note for h.265 support for older Apple® mobile devices. For details, refer to Cameras and Camera Compatibility Specifications.


October 25, 2021


September 8, 2021

  • Streaming service presets: Access streaming service presets when creating Sequence Quick Actions and Media Scenes.

  • DALI integration updates: Updated documentation for configuring DALI ballasts and adding and configuring DALI gateways and DALI groups.

    • DALI ballast configuration: Added DALI ballast configuration and how to add the DALI gateway. For details, refer to Add a DALI Gateway.

    • DALI group settings: Updated the settings for the DALI group. For details, refer to DIN‑DALI‑2 Groups (Loads).

    • DALI gateway settings: Updated the settings for the DALI gateway. For details, refer to Gateway Settings.

    • Add DALI Groups (Loads): Updated the process for adding DALI groups (loads). For details, refer to DALI Groups.

  • Display Fan Controls: Show or hide thermostat fan controls in the Crestron Home and Crestron Home Setup app.

    • Hide fan controls: Hide fan controls using the thermostat settings screen. For details, refer to Thermostat Settings.

    • Configure Climate Scene: Updated the Climate Scene configuration to note that fan controls may not be shown if fan controls are disabled. For details, refer to Climate Scenes.

  • Control System Integration: Added Control System Integration section for including a SIMPL Windows program in the system. For details, refer to Control System Integration.

  • New device support: Added support for the DM-NVX-E10, DM-NVX-E20, DM-NVX-D10, and DM-NVX-D20.


August 11, 2021

  • Crestron Home Configurator Improvements: Wireless gateways, serial numbers, and room settings.

    • Wireless gateways: Add and configure wireless gateways. Assign wireless modules to gateways or move them between gateways to organize the configuration. Additionally, create a Gateways Report that displays the gateways in the system and their associated devices. For details, refer to Wireless Gateways and Gateways Report.

    • Serial numbers: Add the serial numbers for devices in the configuration.

    • Room settings: View all devices in the room and change room settings. Shortcuts are provided to add enclosures, modules, and gateways to the room and edit device serial numbers. For details, refer to Room Settings.

  • Josh.ai voice control: Use Josh.ai voice control to control the Crestron Home system. For details, refer to the josh.ai website, Web API Settings, and Josh.ai and Crestron Home Integration (PDF).

  • Works with Crestron Home: Added the CLK-YL-YRL216-CR2 to the list of door locks. For details, refer to Security and Door Locks.


July 8, 2021

  • Additional support for the DM-NAX-8ZSA: Simplified streaming service provider setup and enabled support for Media scenes.


June 10, 2021

  • Added support for the DM-NAX-8ZSA: The DM-NAX-8ZSA is now supported in the Crestron Home™ system.

    • To configure the DM-NAX-8XSA, refer to Audio Settings.

    • Set up streaming services using the DM-NAX-8XSA web UI. To set up streaming media players, refer to DM-NAX-8ZSA Streaming Music Services.

    • Use Sequence Quick Actions to recall Media scenes that utilize streaming service profiles.

  • Added speakers to Works with Crestron Home: Added the latest speakers to the Works with Crestron Home list. For details, refer toAudio.

  • Media Zone Sleep event: Added Scene, Quick Action, Button Emulation, and External Function modes to the Media Zone Sleep event. For details, refer to Configure Media Zone Events.

  • Extension events: Added Scene, Quick Action, Media Function, Button Emulation, and External Function modes to extension device events. For details, refer to Configure Extension Devices.

  • MC4-R and CP4-R Processor Migration: Updated the available migration paths to transfer data between the MC4-R and CP4-R control processors. For details, refer to Migrate System Data to a Different Processor.

  • Added support for new cameras: Added Dahua, Digital Watchdog, and Uniview cameras to the Works with Crestron Home list. For details, refer to Cameras.

  • Web Settings screen: The Crestron Home Setup app is no longer served by a web browser or server. The Web Settings screen was removed from the System Control Options settings. For details, refer to System Control Options and Web Settings.

  • Updated Best Practices for Deploy code redeploy: Updated the Best Practices section to include additional information. For details, refer to Update the Current Configuration.


May 6, 2021

  • Redeploy a configuration: Update the configuration on your Crestron Home processor with the changes made in the Crestron Home Configurator. Updated the myCrestron Deploy Code Import topic to document the latest Deploy code update methods. Erase the current configuration and Deploy a myCrestron configuration backup or update the current configuration and merge changes made in the Crestron Home Configurator. For details, refer to myCrestron Deploy Code Import.

  • Crestron Home Configurator:

    • Actions Tab: Updated documentation to include the Preserve Crestron Home Settings check box. The Preserve Crestron Home Settings option prevents changes made in the Crestron Home Setup app from being overwritten during a redeploy. For details, refer to Actions Tab.

    • Deploy a configuration: Updated documentation to include to available methods to deploy a configuration. For details, refer to Deploy a Configuration.

  • Logging for Crestron Driver devices: Turn on driver logging to view logs for Crestron Driver devices. For details, refer to Diagnostics.

  • Automatic system recovery: If there is an issue with the Crestron Home processor configuration, the processor will automatically reload the last known good configuration and keep the system up and running.

  • Custom LED colors for Horizon® keypads: Added documentation to change the colors for Horizon keypads. For details, refer to Custom LED Colors.

  • myCrestron Residential Monitoring Service: Consolidated documentation for the myCrestron Residential Monitoring Service and added details on how to add a processor to the service, generate a deploy code, and download backups. For details, refer to myCrestron Residential Monitoring Service.

  • Remote system access: Consolidated documentation for remote system access. Updated details on how to create a myCrestron domain name, pair the processor with the domain, and to manage ports on the router. For details, refer to Remote System Access.


April 15, 2021

  • Crestron Home Configurator Improvements:

    • Equipment Tab: The Equipment tab has been added to the configurator. The Equipment tab consolidates the functions of the Enclosures, Modules, and Assignments tab into one simple interface. For details, refer to Equipment Tab.

    • Deploy Tab: The Deploy tab has been updated to optimize the information that is provided. A single Deploy code is provided along with a notes section and the Deploy code history. For details, refer to Deploy Tab.

    • Moved the Crestron Home Configurator documentation from the Appendix to the main content area of the manual.
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March 31, 2021

  • Added support for the DM-NVX-E760 and DM-NVX-E760C: The DM-NVX-E760 and DM-NVX-E760C are now supported in Crestron Home systems. For details, refer to Video.
  • Added support for Black Nova keypads and Rhombus Keypads: The Black Nova and Rhombus Crestron Connected® keypads are now supported in Crestron Home systems. For details, refer to Keypads and Third-Party Keypad Settings.
  • Added support for HZ-THSTAT: Add the HZ-THSTAT to a system. For details, refer to Climate Control and Thermostat Settings.
  • Removed Smart Graphics runtime pages: The Smart Graphics® runtime pages have been removed from the Crestron Home Setup app. As a result, the Crestron Pyng® OS style (Smart Graphics) control screens will no longer display in the Crestron Home Setup app.
  • Voice Commands for the TSR-310: Added a list of voice commands that can be used with TSR-310 handheld remote to control the Crestron Home system. For details, refer to Voice Commands.
  • Texecom security system configuration: Use the Premier Elite PC-COM cable (model JAA-0001) to connect between the security system and the Crestron Home control processor. Updated the Wiring section for connection between the security system and the Crestron Home processor and added connection information between the security system and a PC. Updated the Setup section to include the baud rate and COM port and added configuration using a security system keypad. For details, refer to Texecom Security System.
  • Update the Common Device credentials: Updated the Secure Device Connections section to provide additional details about the Common Device credentials and how to add or update devices that use the credentials. For details, refer to Secure Device Connections.
  • Grouping improvements: If a room is in an audio group and video source is selected in the room, the room will leave the audio group and the video source will play in the room.
  • Updated the look of the radial gauge: The look of the radial gauge was updated. The radial gauge is commonly used to display thermostats and timers in the Crestron Home user interface. For details, refer to the Crestron Home Extension Driver documentation at the Crestron Drivers: Developer Microsite and Control Climate.

March 4, 2021

  • Create a Control Station in the Crestron Home Configurator: Group several interfaces into a multi-gang control station in the Crestron Home Configurator. You can view the assigned and derated wattage, arrange the interfaces within the control station, and pick the color of the control station. For details, refer to Interfaces Tab.

January 23, 2021

  • Downgrade MC4-R infiNET EX radio firmware prior to control processor firmware downgrade: Revised the procedure to downgrade the MC4-R and infiNET EX radio firmware. Only perform this procedure if instructed by Crestron Technical Support. For details, refer to Downgrade MC4-R Firmware Version to 3.003.0035 or Earlier.
  • Product page links added to the Works with Crestron Home list: The Works with Crestron Home list was updated to include links to product pages. For details, refer to Works with Crestron Home OS.

January 16, 2021

  • TV tuner support: Display the TV tuner in the Crestron Home User Interface by enabling it (when supported by the Crestron Driver) in the Media Services tab in the display settings page. The TV tuner can be enabled for standard displays and Smart TVs. For details, refer to Display Settings.

    NOTE: Favorites are not currently supported.

  • Hide a mirrored display: Hide a display from the Crestron Home User Interface when it is mirrored with other displays in the room by selecting Hide this display in the Advanced tab in the display settings page. For details, refer to Display Settings.
  • Use digital inputs as a button: Connect a contact closure keypad to a digital input in the system and use it like a native Crestron keypad. To configure, go to Pair Devices > Other, add a Button, and then program the button like a keypad. For details, refer to Other Devices and Configure Contact Closure Keypads.
  • Crestron Driver update: Drivers downloaded from drivers.crestron.io that are tested by Crestron display the Crestron swirl logo. Included legacy security system drivers also display the Crestron swirl logo. For details, refer to Driver Devices and Load Crestron Drivers.
  • Added security for CEN-IO and DM NVX® devices: The Common Device credentials are now used when adding CEN-IO and DM NVX® devices to the system. For a list of devices that use the Common Device credentials and minimum firmware versions, refer to Secure Device Connections.
  • Randomized delays in sequences: Add a delay to a sequence that ends at a random time. Set the minimum and maximum length of the delay and the system will make sure that the delay ends at a random time within that range. For details, refer to Create Quick Actions.

    NOTE: If upgrading from Crestron Home version 3.003.00037 to 3.004.0071, the Add Random Delay button may not display when creating a sequence quick action. Please restart the Crestron Home Setup app to display the button.

  • Vacation scheduler: Mimic a lived-in environment when the homeowner is away by creating a vacation schedule. Additionally, use the vacation scheduler features to create a lived-in environment during everyday events. For details, refer to Vacation Scheduler.
  • Media zone sleep event: Use the Media Zone Sleep event to trigger an event. For details, refer to Configure Media Zone Events.
  • Added support for CHV-TSTAT-FCU: The CHV-TSTAT-FCU is now supported in Crestron Home™ systems. For details, refer to Climate Control and Thermostat Settings.
  • Custom dimming curves: Use a custom dimming curve with CLX-1DIMU4, CLX-1DIMU4-HP, CLX-2DIMU8, CLX-2DIMU8-277, CLXI-2DIMU8, CLW-DIMUEX-P, CLW-DIMFLVEX-P, HZ-DIMEX, HZ-DIMFLVEX, HZ-DIMUEX, DIN-2LEDPWM8 dimmers. For details, refer to Lighting Load Controller Settings.
  • Trigger events using an Extension Device event: Trigger a Sequence Quick Action when an Extension Device event occurs. For details, refer to Configure Extension Devices.
  • Autoupdate folder removed from User folder: When connecting to a Crestron Home processor using an FTP program, the User folder no longer contains the Autoupdate folder. This may be noticed when migrating data between control processors. For details, refer to Copy Data between Control Processors and Copy Data from a myCrestron Cloud Backup File.
  • Source routes for CNAMPX series amplifiers: Added procedure for configuring source routes with CNAMPX series amplifiers. For details, refer toSource Routes for CNAMPX Series Amplifiers.
  • Mirror displays: Added procedure for configuring mirrored displays. For details, refer to Mirror Displays.
  • Bosch cameras: Added Bosch cameras to the Works with Crestron Home list. For details, refer to Cameras and Camera Compatibility Specifications.
  • Source routes for SmartTV audio routed to an AVR: Added procedure for configuring source routes when the SmartTV audio is connected to an AVR. For details, refer to Source Routes for SmartTV Audio Routed to an AVR.
  • Downgrade MC4-R infiNET EX radio firmware prior to control processor firmware downgrade: If instructed by Crestron Technical Support to downgrade an MC4-R control processor that is running Crestron Home firmware 3.004.0071 or higher to 3.003.0035 or lower, downgrade the infiNET EX radio firmware prior to the control processor. For details, refer to Downgrade MC4-R Firmware Version to 3.003.0035 or Earlier.

January 11, 2021

  • Removing and updating Crestron Drivers: Restart the Crestron Home processor after removing Crestron Driver devices from the system. For details, refer to Update Crestron Drivers and Delete Crestron Drivers.
  • Added support for UC-MM30R: Added the UC-MM30-R and UC-MM30-R-I to the 70 Series Touch Screens section of the Works with Crestron Home™ list and added configuration information. For details, refer to Touch Screens and UC-MM30-R Touch Screen Settings.
  • Touch screen settings: Updated and moved touch screen setting documentation. For details, refer to User Interface Settings.
  • Crestron Home Configurator: Add and configure DIN lighting modules and DIN enclosures to a configuration. Added support to include DIN modules and Enclosures. For details, refer to Crestron Home Configurator and Equipment Tab.

December 8, 2020


November 12, 2020