By: Crestron
The World's Leader for Advanced Home, Campus & Building Control Automation Solutions
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3-Series Control System

The Crestron PRO3 presents a new benchmark in control system technology. Featuring the 3-Series™ control engine, the PRO3 forms the core of any modern networked home or commercial building, managing and integrating all the disparate technologies throughout your facility to make life easier, greener, more productive, and more enjoyable. The PRO3 features an enhanced feature set including a front panel color LCD display, built-in control card expansion slots, and a dedicated Control Subnet port.

PRO3 features include:

  • Next generation control system
  • 3-Series™ Control Engine — substantially faster and more powerful than other control systems
  • Exclusive modular programming architecture
  • Onboard 1GB RAM & 4GB Flash memory
  • Expandable storage up to 1TB
  • Rear panel memory card slot
  • High-speed USB 2.0 host port
  • Industry-standard Ethernet and Cresnet® wired communications
  • Control Subnet — provides a dedicated local network for Crestron® devices
  • XPanel with Smart Graphics™ computer and Web based control
  • iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, and Samsung Smart TV® control app support
  • Crestron Fusion™ Enterprise Management Software support
  • SNMP support
  • Two RS-232/422/485 COM ports with hardware and software handshaking
  • Four RS-232 COM ports with software handshaking only
  • 8 IR/serial, 8 relay, and 8 Versiport I/O ports
  • Three built-in 3-Series™ control card expansion slots
  • Native BACnet®/IP support[2]
  • IEC 61000-4-5 Installation Class 4 surge immunity on COM, Versiport, and network connections[4]
  • Installer setup via front panel, Crestron Toolbox™ or Internet Explorer®[3]
  • Backwards compatible to run existing SIMPL programs
  • Full Unicode (multi-language) support
  • Increased network throughput and security
  • Secure access though Active Directory integration or standalone account management
  • Hardware level security using 802.1x authentication
  • IIS v.6.0 Web Server
  • IPv6 ready
  • Front panel color LCD display for setup and diagnostics
  • Front panel USB computer console port
  • 2-space rack-mountable
Control Engine
  3-Series™; real-time, preemptive multi-threaded/multitasking kernel; Transaction-Safe Extended FAT file system; supports up to 10 simultaneously running programs
  Flash 4 GB
  Memory Card supports SD™ and SDHC™ cards up to 32 GB
  External Storage support USB mass storage devices up to 1 TB
  Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps; auto-switching; auto-negotiating; auto-discovery; full/half duplex; industry-standard TCP/IP stack; UDP/IP; CIP; DHCP; SSL; IEEE 802.1X; SNMP; BACnet®/IP[2]; IPv4 or IPv6; Active Directory authentication; IIS v.6.0 Web Server; SMTP e-mail client; installer setup via Crestron Toolbox™ or MSIE[3]
  Control Subnet 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet, auto-switching, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, DHCP server, DNS Server, port forwarding, Isolation Mode
  Cresnet® Cresnet master mode
  USB Supports USB HID and USB mass storage class devices via rear panel USB 2.0 host port, supports computer console via front panel USB 2.0 device port
  RS-232/422/485 For 2-way device control and monitoring, all ports support RS-232 up to 115.2k baud with software handshaking, two ports also support hardware handshaking, RS-422, and RS-485
  IR/Serial Supports 1-way device control via infrared up to 1.2 MHz or serial TTL/RS-232 (0-5 Volts) up to 115.2k baud
Connectors & Card Slots
  S1 – S3 (3) 3-Series™ control card expansion slots
  COM 1 – 2 (2) 5-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks;
Bidirectional RS-232/422/485 ports[4];
Up to 115.2k baud; hardware and software handshaking support
  COM 3 – 6 (4) 3-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks;
Bidirectional RS-232 ports[4];
Up to 115.2k baud; software handshaking support
  IR - SERIAL OUTPUT 1 – 8 (2) 8-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block comprising (8) IR/Serial output ports;
IR output up to 1.2 MHz;
1-way serial TTL/RS-232 (0-5 Volts) up to 115.2k baud
  RELAY OUTPUT 1 – 8 (2) 8-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks comprising (8) normally open, isolated relays;
Rated 1 Amp, 30 Volts AC/DC;
MOV arc suppression across contacts
  LAN (1) 8-wire RJ45 jack;
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Ethernet port[4];
Connects to the customer's LAN
  CONTROL SUBNET (1) 8-wire RJ45 jack;
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Ethernet port[4];
Provides a dedicated local network for Crestron devices
  USB (1) USB Type A female;
USB 2.0 port for storage devices
  MEMORY (1) SD memory card slot;
Accepts one SD or SDHC card up to 32 GB for memory expansion
  I/O 1 – 8 (1) 9-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block comprising (8) "Versiport" digital input/output or analog input ports (referenced to GND) [4];
Digital Input: Rated for 0-24 Volts DC, input impedance 20k Ohms, logic threshold >3.125V low/0 and <1.875V high/1;
Digital Output: 250mA sink from maximum 24 Volts DC, catch diodes for use with "real world" loads;
Analog Input: Rated for 0-10 Volts DC, protected to 24 Volts DC maximum, input impedance 21k ohms with pull-up resistor disabled;
Programmable 5 Volts, 2k ohms pull-up resistor per pin
  NET (1) 4-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block;
Cresnet master port, outputs power to Cresnet devices[4];
See "Power Requirements" for additional specifications
  100-240V~2.4A 50/60Hz (1) IEC 60320 C14 main power inlet;
Mates with removable power cord, included
  G (1) 6-32 screw, chassis ground lug
  COMPUTER (front) (1) USB Type B female;
USB 2.0 computer console port (6 ft cable included);
For setup only
LCD Display
  Display Type TFT active matrix color LCD
  Size 2.8 inch (72 mm) diagonal
  Resolution 320 x 240 pixels
  Functions Displays configuration menus, control port activity, and other system information
Controls & Indicators
  PWR (1) Green LED, indicates operating power supplied from AC line
  NET (1) Amber LED, indicates communication with the Cresnet system
  MSG (1) Red LED, indicates control system has generated an error message
  HW-R (1) Recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
  SW-R (1) Recessed pushbutton for software reset
  CNPS FAULT (1) Red LED and (1) pushbutton, LED indicates an excessive Cresnet load detected at the NET port, pushbutton resets the fault indication
  SLOT 1 – 3 (3) Green LEDs, indicate control cards are inserted in the corresponding slots
  Nav Pad (1) 5-way navigation pad for menu navigation and parameter adjustment
  HOME (1) pushbutton, returns to the home menu
  BACK (1) pushbutton, steps menu back one level
  LAN (rear) (2) Bi-color green/amber LEDs, left LED indicates Ethernet link status and connection speed, right LED indicates Ethernet activity
  CONTROL SUBNET (rear) (2) Bi-color green/amber LEDs, left LED indicates Ethernet link status and connection speed, right LED indicates Ethernet activity
Power Requirements
  Main Power 2.4 Amps @ 100-240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz
  Available Cresnet Power 75 Watts (3.125 Amps @ 24 Volts DC)
  Temperature 41° to 113°F (5° to 45°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Heat Dissipation 45 BTU/Hr with no Cresnet devices, no control cards;
71 BTU/Hr with full Cresnet load, no control cards;
See individual control card spec sheets for additional specifications
  Chassis Metal, black finish, vented top and sides
  Faceplate Extruded metal, black finish, polycarbonate label overlay
  Mounting Freestanding or 2U 19-inch rack-mountable (adhesive feet and rack ears included)
  Height 3.47 in (89 mm) without feet
  Width 17.28 in (439 mm), 19.00 in (483 mm) with rack ears
  Depth 10.13 in (258 mm)
  5.0 lb (2.3 kg)

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