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3-Series Card Interface - 1 Slot

The Crestron CEN-CI3-1 is a compact, rack-mountable enclosure designed to provide a versatile control interface and expansion solution using any single 3-Series™ Control Card. It is used to expand the control ports of a 3-Series Control System®. It can be installed with the control system at the central equipment cabinet, or located remotely near the device(s) under control. It interfaces with the control system via Ethernet and can be powered via PoE or a dedicated 24V power pack[1].


Available Configurations Include:

CEN-CI3-1-POE 3-Series™ Card Interface – 1 Slot, w/PoE Injector; includes PWE-4803RU
CEN-CI3-3 3-Series™ Card Interface – 3 Slot; includes PW-2420RU

CEN-CI3-1 features include:

  • Accepts one 3-Series™ Control Card
  • Provides control port expansion for any 3-Series Control System®
  • Powerable via PoE or external power pack[1]
  • Half-width, single-space rack-mountable
  Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps, auto-switching, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, DHCP, IEEE 802.3af compliant
  USB For computer console
Connectors & Card Slots
  Card Slot (1) 3-Series™ control card expansion slot
  LAN PoE (1) 8-wire RJ45 jack;
10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet port;
802.3af Power over Ethernet compliant
  24VDC 2A MAX (1) 2.1mm barrel DC power jack, 24 Volt DC power input[1]
  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
Controls & Indicators
  PWR (1) Green LED, indicates operating power supplied from power pack or PoE
  SLOT (1) Green LED, indicates a control card is inserted
  RESET (1) Recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
  SETUP (1) Recessed pushbutton with red LED for Ethernet auto-discovery
  LAN (rear) (2) Bi-color green/amber LEDs, left LED indicates Ethernet connection speed, right LED indicates Ethernet activity
Power Requirements
  Power Pack 2 Amps @ 24 Volts DC[1]
  Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af Class 0 PoE Powered Device
  Note: May be powered by power pack or PoE, not both
  Temperature 41° to 113°F (5° to 45°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Heat Dissipation <1 BTU/Hr without cards using 24V power pack, 5 BTU/Hr without cards using PoE[2]
  Chassis Metal, black finish, vented sides
  Faceplate Metal, black finish, polycarbonate label overlay
  Mounting Freestanding or half-width 1U 19-inch rack-mountable (adhesive feet included, ST-RMK rack mount kit sold separately)
  Height 1.70 in (44 mm) without feet
  Width 7.07 in (180 mm)
  Depth 10.06 in (256 mm)
  2.0 lb (0.91 kg) without card

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