CEN-CI3-1

3-Series® Card Interface - 1 Slot

  • CEN-CI3-1: Front angle
  • CEN-CI3-1: Front and Rear

3-Series® Card Interface - 1 Slot

CEN-CI3-1

Provides a control port expansion solution using a single 3-Series® Control Card.

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The Crestron® CEN-CI3-1 is a compact device designed to provide a versatile control interface and expansion solution using any single 3-Series® Control Card. It is used to expand the control ports of a 3-Series Control System®, and can be installed with the control system at the central equipment cabinet or located remotely near the device(s) under control. It can be rack-mounted, placed on a shelf, or attached under a table. It interfaces with the control system via Ethernet and can be powered via PoE or a dedicated 24V power pack.

The CEN-CI3-1 accepts one 3-Series control card (sold separately). Control cards are available to support bidirectional RS-232, 422, or 485; IR or 1-way serial; 0-10V analog inputs; digital logic inputs or outputs; and low-voltage relay outputs.

  • Accepts one 3-Series® Control Card
  • Powerable via PoE or an external power pack
  • Provides control port expansion for any 3-Series Control System®
  • Single-space, half-width 19-inch rack-mountable
  • Under-table mountable

Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps, auto-switching, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, DHCP, IEEE 802.3af and 802.3at Type 1 compliant
USB For computer console
24VDC 2A MAX (1) 2.1 x 5.5 mm DC power connector;
24 Volt DC power input [2]
Card Slot (1) 3-Series® control card expansion slot
COMPUTER (front) (1) USB Type B female;
USB 2.0 computer console port (6 ft cable included);
For setup only
G (1) 6-32 screw, chassis ground lug
LAN PoE (1) 8-wire RJ45 jack;
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Ethernet port;
Power over Ethernet compliant
LAN (rear) (2) Bi-color green/amber LEDs, left LED indicates Ethernet connection speed, right LED indicates Ethernet activity
PWR (1) Green LED, indicates operating power supplied from power pack or PoE
RESET (1) Recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
SETUP (1) Recessed pushbutton with red LED for Ethernet auto-discovery
SLOT (1) Green LED, indicates a control card is inserted
Depth 10.06 in (256 mm)
Height 1.70 in (44 mm) without feet
Width 7.07 in (180 mm)
Chassis Metal, black finish, vented sides
Front Panel Metal, black finish, polycarbonate label overlay
Mounting Freestanding, under-table mountable, or 1RU half-width 19-inch rack-mountable (adhesive feet included, under-table and rack mounting kits sold separately)
Heat Dissipation <1 BTU/Hr without cards using 24V power pack, 5 BTU/Hr without cards using PoE [3]
Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
Temperature 41° to 113° F (5° to 45° C)
Note: May be powered by a power pack or PoE, not both
Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3at Type 1 (802.3af compatible) Class 0 (12.95 W) PoE Powered Device
Power Pack 2 Amps @ 24 Volts DC [2]
2.0 lb (0.91 kg) without card

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