.AV Framework™ Hub – International Version

Enables easy and affordable Crestron Fusion® enterprise integration for basic rooms and spaces.

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    Item #: CENI-AVF-HUB

    The .AV Framework™ Hub enables huddle rooms and other meeting spaces with basic or no AV presentation technology to be integrated as part of a complete Crestron Fusion®managed enterprise. A single “AVF Hub” can support up to 15 such rooms, allowing each room’s occupancy [1] and device status to be monitored and managed without the need for any additional control systems or custom programming. Quick setup and configuration is facilitated through an easy-to-use web browser interface.

    Please note, occupancy sensing is not currently supported and will be enabled, along with other features and functions, through future firmware updates.

    Enterprise Management Bridge for AV Presentation Systems
    The AVF Hub provides a bridge to Crestron Fusion for the Crestron® HD-MD-400-C-E HD Scaling Presentation Switcher & Extender system, the AM-101 AirMedia® Presentation Gateway [2], and third-party Crestron Connected® display devices. Each device simply communicates with the AVF Hub over Ethernet.

    Used with an HD-MD-400-C-E, the AVF Hub enables the following functionality:

    • Reports the currently selected input source
    • Controls display device power via CEC or RS-232 (or Ethernet for Crestron Connected displays) when an input source is connected or disconnected
    • Monitors display power status via CEC or Ethernet
    • Allows scheduling of system turn on and turn off times via the web browser interface
    • Reports and logs display and source device usage
    • Reports various errors to facilitate help desk troubleshooting and enable alert messaging via Crestron Fusion
    • Supports up to 15 rooms, each with one HD-MD-400-C-E switcher, one display device, and one optional AM-101 [2]
    • Also supports rooms with just a Crestron Connected display and optional AM-101 [2]

    Support for additional devices and functions will be enabled in the future.

    Integrator Friendly Enclosure
    The CEN-AVF-HUB features the Crestron IFE form factor, a compact “Integrator Friendly Enclosure” design that fits almost anywhere and enables a variety of installation options. Its shape allows multiple AVF Hubs and other IFE compliant devices to be stacked together. Using the included mounting bracket, it can be fastened to any flat surface or snapped onto a standard DIN rail. Rack mount and pole mount kits are also available separately.

    Power over Ethernet
    The CEN-AVF-HUB can be powered through its Ethernet connection using PoE technology. This allows the AVF Hub to be installed in closets and other locations that lack an AC power outlet. To take advantage of this feature, Crestron offers the PWE-4803RU PoE Injector [3], which simply connects in line with the Ethernet cable. Crestron also offers Ethernet switches with built-in PoE (models CEN-SW-POE-5 or CEN-SWPOE-16 [3]), affording a complete high-performance networking solution capable of powering multiple PoE powered devices.

    Key Features
    • Enables Crestron Fusion® enterprise integration for basic rooms and spaces
    • Extremely cost-effective — supplants the need for a control system and programming
    • Supports up to 15 rooms, each with a single display, switcher, and/or AirMedia® [1]
    • Future support for room occupancy sensors via Cresnet® or infiNET EX® [1]
    • Easy setup and configuration via web browser user interface
    • Allows scheduling of system turn on and turn off times
    • Compact, stackable “IFE small” form factor
    • Surface or DIN rail mountable using bracket provided
    • Available rack mount and pole mount options [3]
    • PoE or 24VDC powered (power supply not included)
    Wired Communications
    Ethernet10/100 Mbps, auto-switching, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, industry-standard TCP/IP stack, UDP/IP, CIP, DHCP, SSL, TLS, SSH, SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol), FIPS 140-2 compliant encryption, IEEE 802.1X, IPv4 or IPv6, Active Directory authentication, IIS v.6.0 web server, SMTP e-mail client, IEEE 802.3at Type 1 compliant
    Cresnet®Cresnet master mode [1]
    Wireless Communications [1]
    RF TransceiverinfiNET EX® 2-way RF, 2.4 GHz ISM Channels 11-26 (2400 to 2483.5 MHz), default channel 15; IEEE 802.15.4 compliant
    Transmit Power+20 dBm (US/NA model CEN-AVF-HUB);
    +8 dBm (International model CENI-AVF-HUB)
    Range (typical)50 ft (15 m) to nearest mesh network device(s), subject to site-specific conditions and individual device capabilities, range between floors or ceilings is limited to one level [4]
    Note: Do not rackmount or stack multiple units when using wireless.
    Connectors
    MEMORY(1) Micro SD memory card slot;
    Accepts one Micro SD card for storage of log files
    COMPUTER(1) USB Type Micro-B connector, female;
    Service port for factory use only
    NET(1) 4-pin 3.5 mm detachable terminal block, Cresnet master port [1];
    Outputs power to Cresnet devices if a power pack is connected to the 24 VDC power input jack;
    Alternately functions as a Cresnet power input to power the unit from a Cresnet power supply [3];
    See "Power" section below for additional specifications
    24 VDC 0.75A(1) 2.1 x 5.5 mm DC power connector, 24 Volt DC power input;
    Passes through to NET port to power Cresnet devices;
    See "Power" section below for additional specifications
    G(1) 4-40 screw, chassis ground lug
    LAN PoE(1) 8-pin RJ45 connector, female;
    10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet port, Power over Ethernet compliant
    Controls & Indicators
    PWR(1) Green LED, indicates operating power is supplied via PoE, a power pack, or Cresnet
    NET(1) Amber LED, indicates communication with Cresnet devices
    PAIR(1) Red LED, indicates when pairing with an infiNET EX wireless device
    HW-R(1) Recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
    SW-R(1) Recessed pushbutton for software reset
    LAN PoE (rear)(1) Green and (1) amber LEDs, green indicates Ethernet link status, amber indicates Ethernet activity
    Power
    Power Source OptionsPoE, power pack, or Cresnet; power sources not included; safe to connect multiple power sources
    Power over EthernetIEEE 802.3at Type 1 (802.3af compatible) Class 0 (12.95 W) PoE Powered Device
    Power Pack0.75 Amps @ 24 Volts DC, power pack model PW-2407WU sold separately
    Cresnet Power Usage4 Watts (0.17 Amp @ 24 Volts DC) [1]
    Available Cresnet Power14 Watts (0.6 Amp @ 24 Volts DC) when powered by a 24 VDC power pack [1]
    Power Consumption4 Watts (not including any connected Cresnet devices) [1]
    Environmental
    Temperature41° to 113° F (5° to 45° C)
    Humidity10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
    Heat Dissipation14 BTU/hr
    Construction
    EnclosureIFE small form factor, black and blue plastic
    MountingFreestanding, stackable, surface mount, or 35 mm DIN EN 60715 rail mount; Occupies 8 DIN module spaces (144 mm); Surface/DIN rail mounting bracket included, optional rack mount and pole mount kits sold separately
    Dimensions
    Height1.35 in (35 mm), 1.77 in (45 mm) with bracket
    Width5.04 in (129 mm), 5.36 in (137 mm) with bracket
    Depth5.04 in (129 mm)
    Weight
    9.9 oz (281 g);
    11.3 oz (321 g) with bracket
    Compliance
    CEN-AVF-HUBUL Listed for US and Canada, IC, FCC Part 15 Class B digital device
    CENI-AVF-HUBCE, EAC, C-Tick