For a substitute, please see the TST-902, TSW-752, or TSW-1052.
The TPMC-8T-GA from Crestron® is a compact tabletop touch screen controller offering enhanced 2-way wireless or wired performance, onboard multimedia and Web browsing, high-performance H.264 video, Rava™ SIP Intercom, audio feedback, and advanced Smart Graphics™. Its brilliant 8.4" SVGA display and high-powered speakers afford an amazing personal media experience on top of its astounding custom control capabilities. Its fixed-tilt design features a 37 degree angle that's ideal for use at a podium, table, or counter surface to support all kinds of applications.
Advanced Touch Screen Control
A Crestron touch screen offers an ideal user-interface for controlling all the technology in your home, boardroom, classroom, courtroom, or command center. Touch screens do away with piles of remote controls, cluttered wall switches, and cryptic computer screens, simplifying and enhancing the way you use technology. Crestron touch screens are fully-customizable for controlling audio, video, lighting, shades, HVAC, security, and other systems — with easy-to-use controls and icons, true feedback and real-time status display, full-motion video windows, and advanced navigation of digital media servers, tuners, and other devices.Smart Graphics™
Crestron touch screens use Smart Graphics to deliver the ultimate user experience and the ultimate value by enabling the creation of dynamically rich user interfaces with incredible efficiency and unparalleled functionality. Using Smart Graphics, programmers can swiftly integrate fluid gesture-driven controls, animated feedback, metadata, embedded apps, and full-motion video for a deeply engaging and ultra-intuitive touch screen experience. Crestron Smart Graphics include the following enhancements:
- Cool-looking graphical buttons, sliders, knobs, and gauges are intuitive and fun to use.
- Kinetic effects enhance the feeling of realism with lists and toolbars that scroll with momentum at the flick of a fingertip.
- Drag-and-drop objects snap into place offering an easy way to switch sources.
- Dashboard widgets personalize the touch screen with clocks, weather, news, and other information.
- Customizable themes allow a completely different look and feel for every user, event, or season.
- Fully-developed SmartObjects™ enable sophisticated control over complex devices with minimal programming.
Streaming video capability makes it possible to view security cameras and other video sources over the wired or wireless network right on the touch screen display. Native support for H.264 and MJPEG formats allows the TPMC-8T-GA to display live video images from IP cameras and servers such as the Crestron CEN-NVS200 Network Video Streamer. And, through its embedded Web browser and media player, it supports a wide variety of other streaming and downloadable video formats, enabling access to all kinds of content from media servers and Web sites like YouTube® and Netflix®.Rava™ SIP Intercom
Rava SIP Intercom Technology enables hands-free VoIP communication between any two Rava-enabled Crestron touch screens. Rava works over Wi-Fi or wired Ethernet, supporting 2-way intercom, video intercom, paging, and room monitoring without any special wiring. VoIP phone capability is also possible through integration with an SIP-compatible IP phone system or SIP server, allowing hands-free telephone functionality complete with speed-dialing, caller ID, custom ringers, and other enhancements. Built-in echo cancellation affords true-duplex performance for clear, seamless voice communication using the TPMC-8T-GA's integrated microphone and speakers.Embedded PC Applications
The TPMC-8T-GA provides everything you need to enjoy online music and videos, browse the Internet, and even review digital documents without a separate computer. With Microsoft® Internet Explorer® embedded, you have full access to the entire World Wide Web including sites that use Flash® or Java®. Windows Media® Player ensures broad compatibility with most types of digital media, and lets you use the TPMC-8T-GA as a personal media player. Adobe® Acrobat® Reader and Microsoft PowerPoint®, Word, and Excel® document viewers complete the online experience, allowing you to download and view documents and presentations. In addition, VNC Viewer support delivers enhanced cross-platform interaction with computers over the network or Internet, allowing remote access and control of desktop applications to unleash a host of possibilities for system integration and multimedia presentation. Speakers and Microphone
High-powered built-in speakers and headphone output provide loud and clear audio for enjoying multimedia, as well as for intercom and phone in combination with the integrated microphone. Customized audio files can also be loaded on the TPMC-8T-GA to add dimension to the touch screen graphics with personalized sounds, button feedback, and voice prompts.Tactile Controls
The integrated 5-way thumbpad and up/down arrow buttons afford quick-access and tactile response for controlling functions such as volume adjustment, channel selection, on-screen menu navigation, and even pan/tilt/zoom camera control. Four additional "hard key" buttons are positioned below the touch screen, programmable for functions that can change right along with the virtual controls on the touch screen. A stylus is even included for use with the on-screen keyboard, conveniently stowed in its own storage slot. Keyboard/Mouse Options
On-screen keyboard and mouse capabilities enable complete control of the TPMC-8T-GA's embedded Web browser and other applications. It can also be used to control computers running TouchPoint® Virtual Mouse & Keyboard Software (VMK-WIN). Multiple USB ports are also provided for the connection of a physical keyboard and mouse.Power-Saving Enhancements
- Auto-Brightness - smoothly maintains optimal visibility under varying lighting conditions while minimizing power usage.
- Standby Mode - turns off the touch screen display to save power while the hard buttons remain active. Lets you adjust volume or change channels by pressing a hard button without waking the screen.
- Power Down Mode - suspends the touch screen during prolonged periods of non-use. Lets you wake the touch screen by simply touching the screen or pressing the side "Power" button.
- Class D Amplifier - provides efficient amplification for loud and clear audio.
Enhanced Wi-Fi Performance
Crestron has redefined Wi-Fi wireless performance with the TPMC-8T-GA, achieving a remarkable 80 feet omnidirectional range. The choice of 802.11 a, b, and g protocols affords reliable, high-speed 2-way wireless performance in virtually any RF environment. It takes mere minutes to configure the TPMC-8T-GA for use with a Crestron CEN-WAP-ABG Wireless Access Point for a simple, secure Wi-Fi touch screen network solution. A high-speed Ethernet port is also provided for connection to a wired LAN.