Crestron Toolbox is a software package that provides a wide range of diagnostic and communication tools, allowing users to accomplish many tasks when used with a control system or other Crestron® device. Crestron Toolbox is an easy-to-use, graphically based program that uses a drag-and-drop interface and provides real-time feedback. It fully replaces Crestron Viewport. Featuring built-in diagnostic tools, Crestron Toolbox simplifies system setup and troubleshooting, saving a considerable amount of time and effort.
Crestron Toolbox provides the following system tools:
System Info: Displays general device information. Allows you to manage device functions and capture debugging information.
Easy Config: A simplified version of the System Info tool, providing access to the 5 or 6 most common and useful configuration settings and device functions.
Network Device Tree: Lists devices detected on the network. Allows you to identify devices, manage device Network IDs, and link to the SMW Program Tree.
File Manager: Displays the file system. Allows you to manage control system files and directories.
Network Analyzer: Samples voltages on the Cresnet® Y and Z wires. Allows you to troubleshoot Cresnet network problems.
Package Update Tool: Uploads system updates to multi-component devices, such as the AES and MPS-100 in one step.
Script Manager: Runs scripts for automating system tasks.
SIMPL Debugger: Debugs SIMPL programs in real time.
SMW Program Tree: Lists devices in a SIMPL program. Allows you to update firmware, verify devices, upload projects, and link to the Network Device Tree.
System Monitor: Monitors performance and network data from Crestron control processors in real time.
Text Console: Performs text-based (command-line) functions.
Video Test Patterns: Generates test patterns for calibrating video.
Crestron Toolbox also provides the following configuration/diagnostic tools:
Biometric Setup Tool: Edits the enrolled user information, categories and events for the TPMC-8X, TPMC-8T, and TPMC-8L touch screens.
CEN-TIA Menu Builder: Configures menus and user prompts for the CEN-TIA telephone interface.
DALI® Commissioning Tool: Commissions DALI devices.
Device Discovery Tool: Configures Crestron devices such as the CEN-WAP that support discovery protocols.
Device Learner: Learns third-party manufacturer's IR codes.
DMPS Tool: Configures audio/video source settings and switching in Crestron DMPS-Series systems.
DMTool: Configures audio/video source settings and switching in a Crestron DigitalMedia system in real time.
DVPHDTool (if installed): Configures the video window layouts, display output and input sources of the DVPHD.
EDID Configuration Tool: Creates, loads or modifies a custom EDID (Extended Display Identification Data).
HD-XSP Tool: Configures and adjusts audio speakers, input and outputs settings, decoding modes, equalization, and mixer outputs via the HD-XSP Surround Sound Processor.
InfiNET EX® Diagnostic Tool: Configures and analyzes devices on an infiNET EX network.
MediaTools: Configures the audio/video settings of switchers and processors in real time.
Power Management Tool: Configures and reports the power settings and operational status of the CEN-UPS1250.
Prodigy® Tools (if installed): Configures the room and source settings for a PAMP4x100 amplifier.
QM-Tools: Configures the audio/video settings of QM devices in real time.
Sonnex® Tool: Configures the real-time source selection, bridging, bussing, audio and EQ settings of a Sonnex system.