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Crestron Control Systems

Crestron specific details are covered in the Using External Control Systems with HAL section of the Halogen Help System as well as a separate PDF guide. Included in the guide is an introduction to using external control systems with HAL. The guide also discusses an Example HAL1x Configuration and how to set up a Crestron controller and virtual touch panel to communicate with a Halogen/HAL Control Server.The PDF guide includes an appendix with reference information on the HAL External Control Message Protocol and how to use a telnet client to monitor and troubleshoot the operation of a control system at the message protocol level.

The guide is designed to be used in conjunction with the files found in the Crestron Support Package. The contents of this support package include:

The Crestron Support Package is installed with the Halogen software and can be accessed from the Windows Start Menu under Halogen -> Guides. If you want to access the files directly they are available on the product DVD or from the Halogen install directory:

You can also download the most up-to-date version of this support package from the Rane website.