Wall Mount LCD Controller
A stylish, affordable wall mount controller Pleasing white-on-black LCD graphic display 4 "softkeys", plus enter and power pushbuttons


The APAD wall mount LCD controller provides an elegant yet cost-effective room control solution for Crestron's Adagio® home entertainment systems, MPS multimedia presentation systems, or any control system application requiring a versatile, low-cost user interface.

Graphic Display
The alluring white-on-black LCD display presents the user with a large amount of information in a small space. With graphical support for scrolling text, icons, and bargraphs, the APAD delivers an ideal user interface for controlling audio and a range of other possible functions throughout the home or office. Four "softkey" buttons beneath the display permit intuitive menu navigation and function selection.

Nav Wheel
A spin of the APAD's nav wheel turns the music volume up or down, and enables scrolling through lists of available audio sources, radio channels, CD's and song titles. The built-in "key click" feature audibly enhances the nav wheel's natural tactile feel, and the "enter" button to the right quickly executes the desired selection set by the nav wheel. A dedicated "power" button is also included for fast, easy power on/off control.

Simplified connectivity using Crestron's 4-wire Cresnet control bus makes installation a breeze. Fully bidirectional communications enables true-feedback for display of audio sources, radio stations, CD titles, artists, and tracks by name, as well as the current status of audio, lighting, or climate control settings.

Windows® SideShow™ Enabled
New support for Windows® SideShow™ gives the APAD access to all kinds of PC and Web-based content such as news feeds, sports scores, stock tickers, weather alerts, media guides, email messages, and appointment notifications all through a simple network connection to a Windows Vista™ computer.

Plug-and-Play Functionality
The APAD affords easy plug-and-play functionality as part of a complete Adagio or MediaManager MPS system. Without requiring any programming, the APAD enables enhanced control of multi-room audio distribution and multimedia presentation. Of course the APAD is compatible with any Crestron 2-Series control system, allowing fully programmable functionality to support any custom application.

Versatile Mounting Options
Several mounting options are available for the APAD to facilitate a clean, attractive installation in any wall or similar flat surface.

Key Features: 
  • A stylish, affordable wall mount controller
  • Pleasing white-on-black LCD graphic display
  • 4 "softkeys", plus enter and power pushbuttons
  • Intuitive nav wheel with "key click" audible feedback
  • Cresnet communications | 2-Series compatible
  • Adagio and MPS plug-and-play functionality
  • Available in white or black


LCD Display
  Display Type Transmissive LCD dot matrix
  Size 2.72 in (6.9 cm) wide x 1.44 in (3.7 cm) high
  Resolution 128 x 64 pixels
  Color Monochrome, white on black, invertible
  Illumination White LED backlit
  Nav Wheel (1) Continuous turn rotary encoder; used to navigate menu, scroll through lists and adjust values; defaults to volume adjustment
  Functions (4) “softkey” pushbuttons, programmable, normally used to select menu functions
  Power (1) pushbutton, programmable, normally used to execute a power command
  Enter (1) pushbutton, programmable, normally used to execute a selected command
  Monochrome, white on black (invertible); supports dynamic text and icon graphics, scrolling text, scrolling lists, Windows® SideShow™ enabled
  Built-in speaker (rear panel) for key click sound
  NET (1) 4-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block;
Cresnet slave port, connects to Cresnet control network
Power Requirements
  Cresnet Power Usage 3 Watts (0.125 Amps @ 24 Volts DC)
  Temperature 32° to 104° F (0° to 40°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Construction Injection-molded plastic, flush mountable
  Faceplate Injection-molded plastic, white or black
  Height 4.80 in (12.20 cm)
  Width 4.90 in (12.44 cm)
  Depth 1.94 in (4.93 cm)
  9.2 oz (258 g)


MPS-200 System


This diagram contains multiple video and RGB inputs, and multiple audio inputs. Control is provided by a touchpanel, APAD, a CLS-C6M for lighting, shade, and motion detection. Connection to RoomView provides asset management. Three-channel audio output is demonstrated.


MPS-100 with APAD


MPS-100 Multimedia Presentation System with the APAD LCD wall mount room controller and the iLux lighting controller (complete system). Crestron 2-series processor, LCD room controller, and 6 zones of lighting control, including 277VAC fixtures.

mps-100_with_apad.pdf, mps-100_with_apad.zip

Crestron Mobile Pro® Typical Integration


Shows typical integration between Crestron Mobile Pro installed on an iPhone® and a Crestron system.




CEN-IDOCV with AMS in 4 rooms plus a home theater using APAD interfaces.


Adagio System with CEN-ISERVER


An Adagio system with CEN-ISERVER, CEN-IDOC, APAD and touchpanels.



Spec Sheet

Spec Sheet (PDF)

Reference Guide

Reference Guide (PDF - 727 K) 
Doc. No. 6493 
Rev. Date: 5/1/2006 
Note: Out-of-the-box functionality guide for Adagio user interface devices.

Installation and Operations Guide

Installation And Operations Guide (PDF - 1.6 M) 
Doc. No. 6455 
Rev. Date: 4/1/2006


CAD Drawings and Revit® Files: 
Zoomable Drawing Zoomable Drawing
Cad Files Cad Files (ZIP - 137 K)
Rev. Date: 2/2/2006



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Available Models: 
Model Description


Wall Mount LCD Controller, Black


Wall Mount LCD Controller, White