Two-way active keypad controller provides full control of the audio distribution system, and real-time active feedback display of all devices, including audio servers and iPods from any room.

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, August 22, 2006 - Crestron introduces the APAD LCD wall mount controller as part of its new Adagio family of products. Adagio is a new line of home entertainment solutions that work right out of the box without any programming or configuration required. Adagio is a true plug -and -play solution that consists of several products including whole house audio distribution, home entertainment system, digital audio server and audio room expander. Adagio plug and play packages are available with C2N 12 -button keypads or APAD LCD panels.

The APAD LCD controller, available as a plug and play device in an Adagio packaged solution, features four backlit, white translucent soft -buttons; a NavWheel; and a 128x64 dot -matrix LCD display. This two -way active keypad controller provides full control of the audio distribution system, and real -time active feedback display of all devices including audio servers and iPods. The LCD screen displays artist, song, and album information; allows users to scroll through menu screens and select sources and songs, volume levels, room temperature, and monitor device status from anywhere in the house. The APAD offers superior functionality than simple one -way keypads.

For more information regarding APAD visit or call 1 -800 -237 -2041.

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