Crestron MP2 Integrated AV Control System + Rack Ears


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Crestron® MediaManager is a comprehensive family of affordable products fusing high-performance AV signal distribution, device control, and facility-wide system management. MediaManager simplifies the art of ProAV system design and installation with complete hardware, software, and low-cost wiring solutions.

The MP2 combines a control system and audio/video switcher in a single box to provide a cost-effective total room control solution. Easily configured with Crestron SystemBuilder™ software, the MP2 is all that is needed to select and control all of the room’s AV and environmental resources including VCRs, DVD/CD players, projectors, screens, lighting and more. The MP2 is ideal as the master control processor for a small stand-alone AV system, and serves equally well slaved to another 2-Series control processor to add audio/video switching and control port expansion.

4×2 Video Switcher

The high-bandwidth 4×2 video crosspoint switcher distributes video from four composite sources to two destinations—great for displaying one source on a plasma display while previewing another on a Crestron touchpanel. Alternatively, the switcher may be configured as a 2X1 S-Video switcher. Built-in video-sensing on each input can be used to provide device power status information to the control system, and to detect signal presence for auto-switching.

The video routing capabilities of the MP2 can be extended by adding the C2N-MMS S-Video/RGBHV matrix switcher.

7×1 Audio Switcher/Processor

The 7×1 audio switcher provides balanced and unbalanced inputs for seven stereo audio sources. Built-in volume, bass, treble and mute controls and a 6-band graphic/parametric equalizer allow for precise adjustment and complete control of the audio signal. All audio settings and presets may be recalled and controlled from a Crestron touchpanel, keypad or other user interface. Crestron Digital Media Tools software (DMT) provides the installer with a simple utility for setting input levels and equalization settings.

2-Series Engine

At the heart of the MP2 is the powerful 2-Series engine. Our exclusive enhanced real-time operating system makes the MP2 the fastest, most reliable control system available. The MP2 features two built-in COM ports, four IR/Serial ports, four I/O Versiports, and four isolated relays, and supports the full range of Crestron touchpanels, keypads, and Cresnet peripherals.


Cresnet is the communications backbone for many Crestron touchpanels, keypads, lighting controls, and other devices. The Cresnet bus is a simple, yet flexible 4-wire network that provides rock-solid bidirectional communication for numerous Cresnet devices.

Cresnet Slave Mode

Selectable Cresnet Slave Mode enables the MP2 to be configured as a Cresnet slave device, effectively transforming it into a Cresnet expansion module. Such flexibility can offer a cost-effective solution for system expansion, providing a host of additional control ports in a single module.

IR Wireless Option

When equipped with an optional CNXRMIRD IR receiver, the MP2 provides a low-cost wireless control solution using any Crestron IR wireless touchpanel, or a third-party universal IR remote.

Key Features
2-Series engine
Integrated AV Switcher/Processor
Cresnet port – master/slave selectable
2 Com ports (RS-232/422/485)
4 IR/serial ports
4 Versiport I/O ports
4 Low-voltage relay ports
IR wireless compatible using CNXRMIRD
Complete setup in minutes using MP2 Wizard Software
External power pack included
Single-space EIA rack-mountable

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Sdram 32 MB NVRAM 256 KB Flash 4 MB