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TPS-6X

Isys® 5.7" Wireless Touch Screen

A sleek, stylish Crestron® touch screen supporting RF or IR wireless, and Ethernet or Cresnet® wired operation. Affords full-featured tabletop tilt touch screen operation with full-motion video using its included docking station. Available in three elegant finishes with optional backlit hard buttons.

The Isys® TPS-6X Wireless Touch Screen delivers high-end style and performance in a very versatile, ergonomic design. With its sleek and innovative desktop docking station, the TPS-6X goes effortlessly from wired tabletop use to fully wireless handheld operation. The TPS-6X brings a new level of wireless versatility to the Isys family of touch screens with Extended Range 2-way RF and 1-way IR wireless capabilities built in, affording a choice of wireless platforms to suit the environment[1].

Compact and portable, the TPS-6X does away with piles of remotes and cryptic control panels, affording true "one-touch" control over a broad range of complex devices and systems. Featuring a bright, beautiful, high-contrast color touch screen display, and a smart array of backlit tactile pushbuttons[2], the TPS-6X offers an ideal user-interface for controlling home theater and multimedia presentation, and a host of other uses.

Isys® Color Touch Screen
The TPS-6X provides a wide open canvas for the creation of custom control screens tailored to each unique application. Its brilliant 5.7" active-matrix display and powerful Isys engine combine to produce stunning 16-bit color graphics with extreme versatility and lightning-fast performance. Dynamic graphics and text capability enable the display of all kinds of useful data and alluring eye candy—from audio settings, TV channels, and lighting levels—to changing icons, photos, and logos—to digital media playlists complete with album cover art.

Crestron® exclusive DNav and Synapse™ technologies enable system programmers to produce amazing graphics faster and easier using advanced dynamic control menus and 3D effects. Additional capabilities like animations, multimode objects, PNG translucency, and full-motion video[3] enhance the palette for creating GUIs that are both eye-catching and easy to use.

Tactile Pushbuttons
In addition to its touch screen display, the TPS-6X features illuminated tactile pushbuttons for quick access to volume adjustment, channel selection, and on-screen menu navigation functions. Eight additional pushbuttons, elegantly trimmed by illuminated button dividers, flank the edges of the touch screen to support additional programmable functions.

High-quality backlit laser-engraving lends a crisp, legible appearance to button text in both darkened and fully lit rooms[2]. The pushbuttons come pre-engraved with labeling suited to a typical home theater or multimedia presentation application. If needed, customized engraving can be attained simply using Crestron Engraver software[2]. A no-button front bezel is also included with the TPS-6X, which may be installed in place of the button bezel for a very clean appearance with no front panel pushbuttons.

Two additional "trigger" style buttons are positioned on top of the TPS-6X for easy control of the display brightness, sleep mode, and other programmable functions.

Extended Range RF Wireless
Crestron Extended Range 2.4 GHz RF technology affords exceptional wireless performance up to 200 feet indoors[4] using the CEN-ERFGW-POE Extended Range RF Wireless Gateway[5]. For even greater coverage, the TPS-6X supports roaming amongst up to 8 gateways. A range of selectable RF channels and power levels helps to maximize performance for both small and large facilities—from boardrooms, classrooms, and home theaters—to auditoriums and convention centers. High-speed bidirectional communication supports true feedback with dynamic graphics and text, affording the capabilities of a wired Isys touch screen in a fully wireless portable package.

IR Wireless[1]
Built-in IR capability affords a wireless alternative that's immune to extremely noisy RF environments, and suitable for sensitive applications where RF may not be permitted. An operational range of up to 50 feet line-of-sight is possible using a C2N-IRGW-1G or C2N-IRGW-F IR Gateway[5], or CNXRMIRD IR Receiver[5].

TableTop Tilt Docking Station
Placing the touch screen onto the TPS-6X-DS Docking Station[6] converts it to a stylish tilt touch screen, providing wired communications and video capability while charging the touch screen's internal battery. Both wired Ethernet and Cresnet® connectivity are available, so when the touch screen is placed on the docking station, it can switch automatically from RF wireless to fully-wired operation if either Ethernet or Cresnet is connected. Without a wired connection present, the touch screen will continue to operate wirelessly while it charges.

The TableTop Tilt Docking Station features a tiltable docking port, allowing the touch screen to be tilted at any angle up to 45 degrees for optimal viewing and operation when docked. The angle can be freely adjusted, or locked down at a fixed angle. Strong magnets help guide the touch screen onto the docking port and hold it in place, and a finger-operated latch can be engaged at any time to secure the touch screen to the docking station. The touch screen can even be attached to the docking station semi-permanently using a provided locking pin for a sleek, full-time tabletop touch screen solution.

For applications that do not require the latch or locking pin features, a "no-lock" docking station (TPS-6XNL-DS[6]) is also offered.

Low-Profile Docking Option
As an alternative to the TableTop Tilt Docking Stations, a low-profile docking station (TPS-6X-DS-LP[6]) is also offered. The low-profile dock affords all the connectivity and charging capabilities of the tilt dock, but with a smaller footprint and lower stance that's perfect for certain countertops, side tables, and pull-out drawers.

Interface Module
For easy, versatile placement, each docking station features a single flexible cable exiting the rear of the docking station base. On the tilt models, this cable can be repositioned to exit the bottom for a very clean, cordless appearance. The 9 ft (2.75 m) cable extends to a compact Interface Module (TPS-6X-IMCW[6]), which may be mounted conveniently in a wall box, or attached to any flat surface or rack rail. The interface module provides all the wired connections for power, communications, and video.

Full-Motion Video[3]
When docked, the TPS-6X can display full-motion video, providing the ability to monitor a security camera, or preview a DVD or television channel, right on the touch screen display. The video image is fully scalable for viewing in any sized window or full screen. The choice of balanced or unbalanced composite inputs allows compatibility with both conventional coaxial and Crestron Home® CAT5 Balanced AV distribution systems.[3]

On-Screen Keyboard/Mouse
On-screen keyboard and mouse capabilities enable the TPS-6X to provide full control of computers running TouchPoint® Virtual Mouse & Keyboard Software (VMK-WIN).

Key Features

  • Lightweight contoured design for wireless handheld use
  • Also affords full-featured tabletop tilt touch screen operation
  • Elegant smooth black or white, or textured black finishes
  • Non-slip rubber grips on rear
  • Illuminated buttons and engravable backlit text[2]
  • 5.7" active matrix color touchscreen display
  • 16-bit Isys® graphics | 640 x 480 resolution
  • Dynamic graphics & text capability
  • DNav dynamic menu objects
  • Synapse™ Image Rendering Algorithm
  • Displays full-motion video while docked
  • Extended Range 2.4 GHz RF wireless technology
  • Up to 200 feet RF range indoors[4]
  • Supports roaming for even greater RF coverage
  • 1-way IR wireless capability also built in[1]
  • Choice of 3 different tabletop docking stations
  • Wired Ethernet, Cresnet®, and Crestron Home® CAT5 video connectivity
  • No-button front bezel option included

Notes:

  1. When IR wireless is enabled, the RF transceiver is disabled, and wired communication is restricted to console functions only (i.e., programming and configuration).
  2. Text engraving is not backlit on the white models. All models include default engraving. Custom engraving sold separately. All buttons may be removed using the TPS-6X-FP-NB No-Button Bezel (included).
  3. Touchpanel must be docked to enable video or wired communication.
  4. 100 to 200 feet indoor range, subject to site-specific conditions.
  5. Item sold separately.
  6. TPS-6X-DS Tilt Docking Station included with TPS-6X models. TPS-6XNL-DS No-Lock Tilt Docking Station included with TPS-6XNL models. TPS-6X-DS-LP Low-Profile Docking Station included with TPS-6X-LP models. TPS-6X-IMCW Interface Module included with all models. See individual product specifications for additional information.
  7. Item included.

This product may be purchased from an authorized Crestron dealer. To find a dealer, please contact the Crestron sales representative for your area. A list of sales representatives is available online at www.crestron.com/salesreps or by calling 800-237-2041.

Specifications subject to change without notice. Crestron is not responsible for errors in typography or photography.

The specific patents that cover Crestron products are listed online at: patents.crestron.com.

Cresnet, Crestron, Crestron Home, Isys, Synapse, TouchPoint, and the Crestron logo are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Windows is either a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. ©2012 Crestron Electronics, Inc.

Awards

2009 CEA Mark of Excellence Awards

Best Human Interface Product, Platinum - TPS-6X

Best Lighting Control Product, Platinum - CLS-C6MRF

Best Media Server, Platinum - Crestron iServer

Best Control System, Gold - AMS-AIP

The Mark of Excellence Awards honor outstanding innovation and achievement in custom home electronics products, services and installation technologies. A panel of experts (systems integrators, manufacturers, members of the trade press and industry consultants) reviews the submissions and selects both a Platinum and Gold award in recognition of outstanding achievement in the industry.

 
2009 EMEA inAVation Awards

Best Control Product - TPS-6X

All global AV manufacturers that released product made commercially available throughout the EMEA + market place within the 2008 calendar year were eligible. More than 180 products were entered in this year's awards program. Sixty-six finalists in 11 categories generated over 12,000 individual industry votes. The Crestron TPS-6X Isys® Wireless Touchpanel was recognized by the industry as the "Most InAVative Control Product For Residential Use."

 
2008 EHX Multi-Room Awards

Best Overall Product - AMS-AIP

All-Inclusive Multi-Room Audio System - AMS-AIP

Keypads & Controls: Crestron - infiNET™ Cameo

Lighting Controls & Accessories - iLux™ CLS-C6MRF

Multi-Room Media Servers: Crestron - Crestron iServer

Multi-Room Touchscreen - TPS-6X

Crestron earned an unprecedented six Multi-Room Awards at EHX Fall 2008 in Long Beach, California. The six awards earned by Crestron, including Best Overall Product for the AMS-AIP, were twice as many trophies than any other company in the industry. Crestron also won top honors for the iLux™ integrated lighting and shade control system, the CEN-ISERVER dedicated audio server for the iPod®, the TPS-6X Isys® 6-inch wireless touchpanel, and Cameo™ designer keypad controllers. The seventh annual MRA program recognized products displaying exceptional innovation, functionality, and value. Award-winning products had to produce and substantiate significant contributions to multi-room audio, video and lighting in the custom residential market.

 
2008 WFX Best New Product Awards

Building Automation - TPS-6X

Lighting - iLux™ CLS-C6RF

Crestron won awards in two major categories at the 2008 Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX), the leading event for church facilities and technology teams. Presented by market-leading publications Church Production and Worship Facilities magazines, the awards recognized the year's newest and most innovative building, management, and technology products for churches.

 
2008 Exc!te Awards - Most Exc!ting Touchpanel

Crestron TPS-6X

The new Isys® TPS-6X, representing the next generation of touchpanels received the 2008 Exc!te Award from CustomRetailer magazine. The Exc!te Awards pay tribute each year to products that best exemplify the excitement and growth of the custom installation industry.

Designed for speed, style and extreme versatility, the TPS-6X is a 5.7-inch touchpanel that provides both a sleek tabletop form factor while also offering total portability. While docked, the TPS-6X is a wired Cresnet or Ethernet panel with full-motion video display; simply lift the panel off the dock, and it automatically switches to a wireless RF device. TPS-6X features long-range, high-speed two-way RF communication up to 200 feet and 1-way IR.

 

Last Updated: Oct 1, 2012

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