By: Crestron
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Integrated AV Control System with Ethernet

The Crestron MP2E combines an Ethernet control system and audio/video switcher in a single box to provide a cost-effective total room control solution. Easily configured with Crestron SystemBuilder™ software, the MP2E is all that is needed to select and control all of the room's AV and environmental resources including VCRs, DVD/CD players, projectors, screens, lighting and more. With a unique combination of high-performance features and performance at an affordable price, the MP2E is the ideal AV control solution for college campuses, corporate meeting and training centers, and other multi-room facilities.

MP2E features include:

  • 2-Series engine | Dual-bus architecture
  • Integrated AV Switcher/Processor
  • Cresnet port - master/slave selectable
  • 10/100 Ethernet | SSL encryption
  • e-Control 2 and RoomView enabled | SNMP support
  • 2 Com ports (RS-232/422/485)
  • 4 IR/serial ports
  • 4 Versiport I/O ports
  • 4 Low-voltage relay ports
  • IR wireless compatible using CNXRMIRD
  • Complete setup in minutes using MP2 Wizard Software
  • External power pack included
  • Single-space EIA rack-mountable
  NVRAM 256 KB
  Flash 4 MB
Operating System
  Real-time, preemptive, multitasking kernel, multi-threaded; FAT32 file system with long names; supports SIMPL Windows™ and SIMPL+®
  10/100BaseT, static IP or DHCP/DNS, SSL, auto-negotiating, full duplex TCP/IP, UDP/IP, CIP, SMTP, SNMP, built-in Web server and e-mail client; supports Crestron e-Control®2 XPanel and RoomView™ applications
  Switcher 4x2 composite matrix switcher or 2x1 Y/C (S-Video) switcher
  Bandwidth 100MHz minimum
  Crosstalk -60dB
  Features 7x1 stereo audio switcher, digital parametric and/or graphic equalizer
  Master Volume -80dB to +20dB, 1dB steps
  Input Compensation ±10dB, 0.1dB steps from DMT, 0.2dB steps from SIMPL
  Bass Gain Range ±15dB @ 100Hz, 0.5dB steps
  Treble Gain Range ±15dB @ 10kHz, 0.5dB steps
  Equalization Modes 6-band parametric;
3-band graphic + 3-band parametric;
5-band graphic + 1-band parametric;
5-band graphic + 1-band parametric (speech-optimized)
  PEQ Filter Gain ±12dB, 0.01dB steps from DMT; +24/-36dB, 0.1dB steps from SIMPL
  PEQ Filter Bandwidth 0.02 to 2.0 octaves (1.0 to 3.0 for shelving) from DMT, 0.02 to 3.5 octaves from SIMPL, 0.01 octave steps
  PEQ Filter Center Frequency 25Hz to 19.9kHz from DMT; 5Hz to 24KHz from SIMPL, 1Hz steps
  PEQ Filter Types low pass, high pass, EQ filter (peaking/notching), bass shelf, and treble shelf
  GEQ Filter Gain ±12dB from DMT, ±10dB from SIMPL, 0.1dB steps
  GEQ Filter Center Frequencies 63Hz, 250Hz, 1kHz, 4kHz, 10kHz (5-band);
160Hz, 600Hz, 1kHz, 2.5kHz, 5kHz (5-band speech);
250Hz, 1kHz, 4kHz (3-band)
  Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz +0/-0.5 dB
  THD+N <0.005% at 1kHz, A-weighted, maximum input/output
  S/N Ratio >97 dB, 20Hz to 20kHz A-weighted
  Channel Separation >100dB at 1kHz;
90dB 20Hz to 20kHz
  Crosstalk > -90dB 20Hz to 20kHz
  Common Mode Rejection >85dB 20Hz to 20kHz
Connectors – Video
  VIDEO IN 1 - 4 (4) BNC female comprising (4) composite or (2) S-Video inputs;
Input Impedance: 75 ohms;
Discrete video sensing on each input
  VIDEO OUT 1 - 2 (2) BNC female comprising (2) composite or (1) S-Video outputs;
Output Impedance: 75 ohm
Connectors – Audio
  AUDIO IN 1 - 2 (2) 5-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks comprising (2) balanced/unbalanced stereo line-level inputs;
Input Impedance: 15k ohms balanced, 10k ohms unbalanced;
Maximum Input Level: 4 Vrms balanced, 2 Vrms unbalanced
  AUDIO IN 3 - 7 (5) 3-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks comprising (5) unbalanced stereo line-level inputs;
Input Impedance: 10k ohms;
Maximum Input Level: 2 Vrms
  AUDIO OUT L/R (1) 5-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block;
Balanced/unbalanced stereo line-level output;
Output Impedance: 200 ohms balanced, 100 ohms unbalanced;
Maximum Output Level: 3.6 Vrms balanced, 1.8 Vrms unbalanced
Connectors – Control & Power
  COM A - B (2) DB9 male, bidirectional RS-232/422/485 ports;
Up to 115.2k baud;
Hardware and software handshaking support;
All ports support C2N-NPA8 Network Poll Accelerator
  IR SERIAL OUT A - D (4) 2-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal blocks;
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;
Individual signal generator per port, allowing simultaneous firing of all ports
  I/O Versiports 1 - 4 (1) 5-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block comprising (4) digital input/output or analog input ports (referenced to GND);
Digital Input: Rated for 0-24 Volts DC, input impedance 20k ohms, logic threshold 1.24 Volts DC;
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 20k ohms;
Programmable 5 Volts, 2k ohms pull-up resistor per pin
  RELAY OUTPUT 1 - 4 (1) 8-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block comprising (4) normally open, isolated relays;
Rated 1 Amp, 30 Volts AC/DC;
MOV arc suppression across contacts
  IR IN (1) 3-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block;
For connection of the CNXRMIRD IR Receiver (sold separately);
Allows IR wireless control from Crestron or third-party remotes using RC-5 IR commands
  LAN (1) 8-wire RJ45 with 2 LED indicators;
10/100BaseT Ethernet port;
Green LED indicates link status;
Yellow LED indicates Ethernet activity
  COMPUTER (1) DB9 female, RS-232 computer console port
  NET (1) 4-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block;
Cresnet port, Master/Slave selectable;
Expandable via C2N-NPA8 Network Poll Accelerator
  24VDC (1) 2.1mm barrel DC power jack, 24 Volt DC power input
(PW-2420RU power pack included)
Passes through to NET port to power Cresnet devices
  Ground (1) 6-32 screw, chassis ground lug
Reset Buttons
  HW-R Hardware reset (reboots the control system)
  SW-R Software reset (restarts the SIMPL program)
LED Indicators
  PWR (1 green) Indicates DC power supplied to unit
  NET (1 yellow) Indicates Cresnet bus activity
  MSG (1 red) Indicates control system has generated an error message
  LNK (1 red) Indicates a valid connection on LAN port
  ACT (1 red) Indicates activity on LAN port
Power Requirements
  Power Pack 2.0 Amps @ 24 Volts DC;
100-240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz power pack, model PW-2420RU included
  Available Cresnet Power 30 Watts using PW-2420RU power pack (included)
  Cresnet Power Usage 18 Watts (0.75 Amp @ 24 Volts DC) usinf Cresnet network power (no power pack connected to the 24VDC connector)
  Temperature 41° to 113°F (5° to 45°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Chassis Metal, black matte finish
  Faceplate Extruded aluminum, black matte finish with polycarbonate label overlay
  Mounting Freestanding or 1U 19-inch rack-mountable (adhesive feet and rack ears included)
  Height 1.70 in (44 mm)
  Width 17.03 in (433 mm);
19.0 in (483 mm) with ears
  Depth 9.08 in (231 mm)
  3.54 lbs (1.61 kg)

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