Crestron RL 2 is an advanced group collaboration solution for conference rooms and huddle spaces that combines Crestron hardware with Microsoft Lync software. Microsoft Lync offers an enterprise-ready unified communications platform capable of delivering presence, instant messaging, voice, and video across the network or Internet using computers and mobile devices. Crestron RL 2 extends the Lync experience to the conference room so groups can communicate and collaborate in real time from multiple locations. Crestron RL 2 combines the intuitive room control solutions of Crestron with the unified communication and collaboration features of Microsoft Lync 2013.
Easy to Use
With one touch of the touch screen, anyone can walk into a conference room and instantly start a collaboration session. Crestron RL 2 lets you share your desktop with local and remote participants, view and annotate over a PowerPoint presentation, and use the 60 or 70 touch display as an interactive whiteboard to sketch out ideas all in real time. Remote participants can join via Lync or Skype for Business from their personal computers, mobile devices, and other Crestron RL 2 systems. Crestron RL 2 lets everyone share their ideas and documents collaboratively anytime, anywhere, with any device.
Easy to Integrate
The CCS-UC-200 is a basic package consisting of the essential Crestron RL 2 system components. Included are The Crestron RL 2 system codec and 10.1 tabletop touch screen. Mounting kits are also included to allow the codec to be installed under a table or in a 19 equipment rack. With these components, integrators can easily add Crestron RL 2 to an existing conference room system or design and build a complete collaborative meeting space from the ground up.
Crestron RL 2 supports system configurations with one or two touch displays at the front of the room, plus a camera, sound system, and one or more microphones. A variety of Crestron and Crestron approved third-party accessories if offered to address a wide range of applications and room types.
With Crestron RL 2, system design is easy and no programming is required. Everything works right out of the box with minimal setup. The codec connects over the corporate LAN, so there are no additional infrastructure EX enses such as MCUs or gateways. And, if the organization already uses Lync, there are no additional licenses or fees required.
NOTE: See also the CCS-UC-200-HUD, CCS-UC-200-WMT, and CCS-UC-200-WSTND for a selection of complete, turnkey Crestron RL 2 system packages.
Enhanced Connectivity, Integration, and Control
Crestron RL 2 included a number of features not found in other Lync systems, affording several powerful ways to use and customize your system:
10 Tabletop Touch Screen The included 10 touch screen provides an intuitive user interface for managing group collaboration sessions. it's so simple to use, anyone can instantly start a session with just one touch. The touch screen can also be custom programmed to control room lighting, shades, climate, and AV equipment (see Control System Integration below).
Auto-Switching Inputs Its HDMI, VGA, and DM 8G+ inputs allow versatile connectivity for computers and other content source devices. Automatic switching between sources simplifies operation.
DigitalMedia System Integration Its DM 8G+ input facilitates input expansion and signal extension using any Crestron DM 8G+ transmitter or switcher. An assortment of under-table or in-wall transmitters and switchers is offered to provide input connectivity wherever it's needed. DM 8G+ also allows for connection to a centralized DM switcher, enabling access to shared media sources and cameras anywhere in the building.
Content Audio Support In addition to video, Crestron RL 2 accepts audio input signals via its HDMI, analog audio, and DM 8G+ inputs.
USB or Analog Microphones Crestron RL 2 provides support for up to two analog microphones, or a single USB microphone. A selection of Crestron and Crestron approved third-party microphone options is available.
USB 2.0 or 3.0 Camera Crestron RL 2 supports a single high-definition USB camera to provide remote participants with a view of the room. A selection of Crestron and Crestron approved third-party camera options is available.
Audio Output Its stereo analog output allows Crestron RL 2 to be Connected to the rooms sound system or an amplified speaker such as The Crestron CCS-SPK-SB-100 sound bar (sold separately).
Control System Integration Complete control over room lighting, shades, AV, and other equipment can be enabled right on the tabletop touch screen through integration with a Crestron control system.
Enterprise Monitoring Crestron RL 2 has the ability to communicate directly with Crestron Fusion Enterprise Management Software, allowing it to be monitored from a centralized help desk alongside every other conference room across the enterprise. Room scheduling and other advanced capabilities can be enabled through integration with a control system.[2,3]
The following Crestron products are just some of the many options available for use with The Crestron RL 2 system:
CCS-TS-6500-WMK Wall Mount Kit for 60 & 70 Touch Displays
CCS-TS-6500-MCK Mobile Cart for CCS-TS-6500-WMK
CCS-UC-200-WSTND-ONLY Wall Stand for 60, 70, & 80 Touch Displays
CCS-SPK-SB-100 Sound Bar for Crestron RL 2
CCS-CAM-USB-F-100-SHROUD HD Camera for Crestron RL 2
CCS-MIC-USB-100 Table Microphone for Crestron RL 2
DM-TX1-4K-C-1G Wall Plate 4K DigitalMedia8G Transmitter
DM-TX-200-C-2G Wall Plate DigitalMedia8G Transmitter 200
DM-TX-201-C DigitalMedia8G Transmitter 201
DM-TX-401-C DigitalMedia8G Transmitter 401
DM-MD8X1-4K-C 4K Scaling Presentation Switcher
DMPS3-4K-150-C 3-Series 4K DigitalMedia Presentation System 150
TSD-2020 20 HD Touch Screen Display
USB-EXP-DM USB over Ethernet extender with Routing
The following third-party manufacturers offer accessories that have been tested and approved by Crestron for use with Crestron RL 2:
ClearOne CHAT 170 Group Speakerphone
Logitech ConferenceCam CC3000e
Panasonic AW-HE2 HD Integrated Camera
Polycom CX5100 & CX5500 Unified Conference Stations
Sharp AQUOS BOARD 60, 70, and 80 Interactive Display Systems, & PN-K322B 32 Touchscreen Monitor
Shure MicroFlexMX390 Series Boundary Microphones
Vaddio Clearview HD-USB Camera, AV Bridge
Description: Model: Quantity
Crestron RL 2 System Codec CCS-UC-CODEC-200 1
10.1" Tabletop Touch Screen TS-1051-C-B-S 1
Rack Mount Kit CCS-BRKT-200-RMK 1
Under-Table Mounting Kit CCS-BRKT-200-UTK 1