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Toolbox (Self-paced Online Training)

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Toolbox (Self-paced Online Training)

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"Toolbox" is a Crestron software package, which contains a multitude of applications that enable configuration and diagnostics of any Crestron device. This tutorial explains each tool and describes the features available for communicating with control systems, touch panels and other devices. This course is required prior to attending the following courses Introduction to Crestron, DigitalMedia Certification - Engineer, Crestron Lighting Control Systems.


Toolbox Introduction


This chapter explains the overall features of the Toolbox software package.


Address Book


Explains how to use the address book to enable quick access to communication with control systems and other Crestron devices.




Demonstrates how to customize the Toolbox interface.


System Info Introduction


The System Info tool contains may different functions. This is the tool overview; however each individual pane is also demonstrated here.


System Info - Product Info


Upload firmware and operating system to touchpanels or control systems.


System Info - Program


Verify and upload program changes.


System Info - Ethernet


Configure Ethernet addresses and security settings.


System Info - Cresnet Devices


Confirm Cresnet IDs and firmware versions for devices on the Cresnet communications bus.


System Info - Internal Memory


Compact or initialize processor memory space.


System Info - NVRAM


Keep track of non-volatile memory usage.


System Info - Device ID


Determine the Cresnet ID of a given device. Enable Cresnet slaving for 2-series processors.


System Info - Error Log


View, track and record error messages present on a device.


System Info - Compact Flash


If installed, this pane shows the usage and availability of space on the compact flash card.


System Info - System Clock


Set the processor’s time and date.


System Info - IP Table


View and modify a device’s IP Table for Ethernet communications.


System Info - The Rest


View detailed information about the hardware and firmware support of a device.


System Info - Web Pages


Available through the Functions pull-down menu: how to load web pages and mobile device files.


Text Console


Reviews console commands and how to use this direct-access method of completing tasks.


Network Device Tree


Learn how to communicate with Cresnet devices on the network to load project files and firmware.


Script Manager


Explains the process of developing scripts to perform multiple tasks.


File Manager


Manage files as easily as if you were using Windows Explorer.


Network Analyzer


Shows how to use the Analyzer to detect wiring faults on the Cresnet bus.


Pro Sound Tools


Learn how to configure and equalize high-end surround-sound systems like a professional!


DigitalMedia Tools


Provides a quick overview of DigitalMedia system configuration and diagnostics.


QuickMedia Tool


Covers the configuration and manual testing procedures of QuickMedia and other audio/video components.


PUF Update


Describes the procedure for updating a control system to the latest and greatest Operating System version.


Video Test Patterns


Provides test patterns designed to assist in video system configuration.


Biometric Setup Tool


Demonstrates how to set up the biometric fingerprint scanner feature contained in certain user interfaces.


Power Management Tool


Explains how to monitor Universal Power Supplies to maintain ideal operating conditions.


Device Discovery Tool


Shows how to use the Auto-Discovery feature in Ethernet devices to configure WAPs and connection settings on a network.




Details setup of the telephone interface adaptor using menus and wav files.


SIMPL Debugger


Learn how to troubleshoot a control system by monitoring program activity in real time.



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