Crestron provides the definitive design, installation, and commissioning specification to guarantee the reliable performance of DigitalMedia systems. The spec establishes an industry standard, and DM certification programs ensure that AV professionals are fully educated and are up to date with the standard. This sets a high benchmark for digital AV systems and gives clients the confidence that our industry remains a trusted and valued technology resource.
New DMC training for 4K
Our DMC-D and DMC-E courses have been enhanced for 4K and renamed DMC-D-4K and DMC-E-4K, respectively. If you're not yet a DMC-D, you can take the entire DMC-D-4K course free online now.
Already a DMC-D or DMC-E?
Update your DMC-D or DMC-E certification to DMC-D-4K or DMC-E-4K, respectively. It's easy. Simply take our DigitalMedia 4K Update online course and pass the exam. We will then add -4K to your certification credentials.
If you're a DMC-T
No additional training or 4K certification is required for DMC-Ts because the infrastructure and termination requirements for 4K are the same as before. Everyone with DMC-T certification is now a DMC-T-4K.
NEW! DM Certified Designer - 4K (DMC-D-4K)
In this free online course you'll learn the fundamental differences between analog and digital systems and the unique design considerations to ensure reliable system operation, including those for a 4K distributed system. If you're a DM Certified Designer (DMC-D-4K), you must complete an online refresher course to add DMC-D-4K certification to your credentials. The course concludes with an exam that must be passed to earn DMC-D-4K certification. DMC-D-4K is a prerequisite for the DMC-E-4K course.
DM Certified Technician - 4K (DMC-T-4K)
A hands-on class for AV professionals who install systems or need a deeper understanding of installation requirements. You'll be trained on all copper and fiber termination options available for DM systems, and cable plant certification. Upon course completion, you'll be able to install and test the performance capabilities of a DM system. The course concludes with a practical exam that must be passed to earn DMC-T-4K certification. A non-waivable $300 course fee is required.
NEW! DM Certified Engineer - 4K (DMC-E-4K)
This rigorous three-day program includes DMC-D and DMC-T Certification, and details every aspect of system installation and commissioning. Only a DMC-E-4K is qualified to fully execute and support a DM project. A DMC-E-4K demonstrates proficiency in system setup, diagnostics, testing, and reporting. Only Crestron dealers with a DMC-E-4K on staff can bid on projects designed using the HD-DTDS. If you're a DM Certified Designer (DMC-D-4K), you must complete a free online refresher course to add DMC-E-4K certification to your credentials. A non-waivable $1,000 course fee is required.
Courses fill up fast, so reserve your seat today. (Limit of two people per company per class.)
The HD-DTDS Specification
The HD Digital Transport and Distribution System (HD-DTDS) specification defines the critical aspects of system design and installation to assure reliable system performance. Crestron guarantees and fully supports any DM system installation that conforms to the HD-DTDS standards.
HD Digital Transport and Distribution System Specification (PDF - 3.2M)
Specifiers who use this DM HD-DTDS specification guarantee their customers that the design will be finalized by a DMC-E-4K, ensuring proper system installation, configuration of HDCP, video, resolution management, cabling and cabling distance.