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Contents
1.
Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 4
1.1
New Hardware with OS 2.5.2 .............................................................................................. 4
1.1.1 Audio Matrix Switch ......................................................................................................... 4
1.1.2 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch .................................................................................................. 4
1.1.3 HDBaseT Receiver (for the 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch) ...................................................... 4
1.1.4 100 Series Power Amplifiers ............................................................................................ 5
1.2
Maintenance and Improvements ......................................................................................... 5
1.2.1 Important Bug Fixes Included in OS 2.5.2........................................................................ 5
1.2.2 Sony STR Updates .......................................................................................................... 6
1.3
Firmware Updates ............................................................................................................... 6
2. Notifications, Limitations, Warnings, and Workarounds ............................................................... 7
2.1
OS 2.5.2 .............................................................................................................................. 7
2.2
Prior Releases ..................................................................................................................... 7
3. Upgrading to OS 2.5.2................................................................................................................. 8
3.1
Update Recommendations for Existing Systems ................................................................. 8
3.1.1 ZigBee Pro ...................................................................................................................... 9
3.1.2 Software License ............................................................................................................. 9
3.2
Quick Reference to the OS 2.5.2 and Later Upgrade Process ............................................. 9
3.2.1 Pre-work Prior to Arrival at the Customer’s Location ...................................................... 10
3.2.2 Upon Arrival at the Customer’s Location ........................................................................ 10
3.3
Validated Upgrade Paths for OS 2.5.2 ............................................................................... 12
3.3.1 Primary Controller/System Upgrades............................................................................. 12
3.3.2 Secondary Device Upgrades ......................................................................................... 12
3.4
Residential Software Product Releases ............................................................................. 13
4. Technical Support Contact Information ..................................................................................... 15
5. Legal Notice .............................................................................................................................. 15
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1.
Introduction
This latest Control4® Operating System Release 2.5.2 (known as OS 2.5.2) is a smaller release that
includes support for the Media Distribution products (Audio Matrix Switch, 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch,
100 Series Power Amplifiers) and minor bug fixes. The intent of this release is to support these new
audio and video hardware components. It should also be used for any new installation.
1.1
New Hardware with OS 2.5.2
1.1.1
Audio Matrix Switch
Control4 recently introduced an Audio Matrix Switch (C4-16ZAMSV3-B) that enhances the system
audio performance and improves the installation experience. The Control4 Audio Matrix Switch
enables up to 16 stereo audio sources to simultaneously play to 16 audio outputs. Each output zone
can be enhanced with individual gain control, as well as independent bass and treble control. The
Audio Matrix Switch driver (v3) for this product offers significant improvements over the previous
Audio Matrix Switch for controlling the output and input gain stages. SDDP is used with this Audio
Matrix Switch, which makes it easy for the installer to add the Audio Matrix Switch to a project.
1.1.2 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch
Control4 recently introduced a new video switch to its product offering. The Control4 8x8 HDMI Matrix
Switch (C4-8x8HDMIVSW-B) (also known as HDMI switch) distributes eight (8) HDMI sources to
eight (8) video display locations with full HD clarity. All video sources connect to the HDMI switch in a
central location, tucked away and out of sight. As an added benefit, wiring and clutter are reduced
substantially with HDBaseT distribution of HD video, audio, Ethernet and control over a single
CAT5e/6 cable to each TV location. The HDMI switch driver provides advanced programming to lock
sources and zones, as well as simplify installation through the EDID calibration utility built into the
driver.
1.1.3 HDBaseT Receiver (for the 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch)
The HDBaseT Receiver (C4-HDBTE-B) connects to the HDBaseT output of the HDMI switch and
serves as the breakout point for all video, audio, control and Ethernet at the video display. The
outputs include HDMI, IR, and RS-232, as well as an Ethernet pass-through. A wall-mount bracket is
also included.
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1.1.4 100 Series Power Amplifiers
Control4 recently introduced two (2) new power amplifiers that provide flexibility for custom
installations. The Control4 100 Series Power Amplifiers (4-Zone and 8-Zone Power Amplifiers) (C4AMP104 and C4-AMP108) deliver high-quality audio to four (4) or eight (8) stereo zones. Regardless
of the size of your home or project, you’ll enjoy lots of power for your multi-room audio system. The 4Zone Power Amplifier delivers up to 45W of power per channel continuously, while the 8-Zone Power
Amplifier delivers up to 30W of power per channel. These amplifiers are extremely flexible, adding
bridging and auto-sense to every zone.
The addition of a global input and global output make it easy for installations that require more
channels per source. For ease of project setup, Control4 provides a driver that allows each zone to
act as an audio end point, allowing a controller to be used to activate the power-saving features of
these amplifiers.
These 100 Series Power Amplifiers drivers make it easy to integrate the 4-Zone and 8-Zone Power
Amplifiers into a project. While the amplifiers and drivers do not use IP for control, if the installer
defines the 4-Zone and 8-Zone Power Amplifiers as an audio end point, the trigger bindings can
associate the HC-800 Relay/Contact Sensors and place the 4-Zone and 8-Zone Power Amplifiers into
and out of standby mode appropriately.
Note: The 100 Series Power Amplifiers do not require drivers in a Composer project (because they
do not communicate with the network) unless they will be used as audio end points.
1.2
Maintenance and Improvements
OS 2.5.2 includes some important defect fixes. The section below is not meant to be a comprehensive
list, but it is a list of high-priority fixes of which you should be aware. These issues were identified in
previous releases.
1.2.1 Important Bug Fixes Included in OS 2.5.2


Fixed an issue with the Next-Generation Keypad buttons; they were bound to Panelized
Lighting, but the LEDs didn’t update.
Fixed a memory leak on touch screens that occurred while running the Photo Screen Saver.


Fixed a problem where the Puck Switch toggle would turn off but not turn on again.
Fixed an issue where, if a TuneIn stream had more than one server (for load balancing), it
wasn’t always playing the stream, depending on the server you accessed.

Added a Conservative AEC in the 7” In-Wall Touch Screen with Camera (C4-TW7C0-BL) and
the 7” Portable Touch Screen with Camera (C4-TSMC7-EN-BL) driver properties to help with
squealing issues while in an intercom session between two (2) supported touch screens.

Fixed an issue where raproxyd was getting into an unresponsive state, causing remote access
connections to fail or time out.
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
Fixed a problem with the low-battery indication and battery reading no longer being correct on
SR-250A remotes.

Corrected a problem where 0-10V Dimmers (C4-DIN-8TV) weren’t able to be added to an
engraving order.
Fixed a problem where Director crashed in very large projects containing multiple gateways.

1.2.2
Sony STR Updates
The Sony® STR Receiver will be updated to an OS 2.5.2-based Sony software release available from
Sony’s update server. The reason for this update is to stay in alignment with the Control4 OS 2.5.2
release.
The Sony STR Receiver update will follow the Control4 update process by at least two to three
weeks. This time is needed for Sony to populate the build on their update server. Remember that the
Sony STR Receiver is updated separately from the rest of the Control4 system (explained in Support
Knowledgebase Article 745).
1.3
Firmware Updates
Below is a list of the firmware numbers that have changed in OS 2.5.2.
For a full list of firmware versions prior to 2.5.2, please see Support Knowledgebase Article 481.
Control4 Devices
Firmware Version
Audio Matrix Switch (C4-16ZAMSV3-B)
03.21.12_2.5.2.246865-fw
Next-Generation Lighting:
Adaptive Phase Dimmer (C4-ADP120)
Keypad Dimmer (C4-KD120)
Forward Phase Dimmer (C4-FPD120)
Switch (C4-SW120277)
Fan Speed Controller (C4-4SF120)
0-10V Dimmer (C4-TV120277)
Configurable Keypad (C4-KC120277)
03.21.06_2.5.2.244817-fw
System Remote Control SR-150 and SR-150B (C4-SR150-Z-B
and C4-SR150B-Z-B)
System Remote Control SR-250 and SR-250B (C4-SR250-Z-B
and C4-SR250B-Z-B)
03.21.09_2.5.2.245131-fw
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2.
Notifications, Limitations, Warnings, and
Workarounds
2.1
OS 2.5.2


2.2
Although the Audio Matrix Switch (C4-16ZAMSV3-B) and HDMI Switch drivers were shipped in
OS 2.5.1 as part of Control4 beta testing, significant changes have been made to these drivers
after OS 2.5.1. Therefore, it is required that you use the drivers in OS 2.5.2 for the Audio Matrix
Switch and HDMI Switch.
For a more comprehensive list of issues found in past releases but fixed in OS 2.5.2, see the
following Knowledgebase article at: http://kb.control4.com/questions/822.
Prior Releases
For details about previous software releases, see the Release Notes for that release.


Release Notes for OS 2.5.1.
See http://dealer.control4.com/Images/files/dealers/2.5.1/2.5.1-ReleaseNotes.pdf.
Release Notes for other releases.
See http://dealer.control4.com/dealer/support/documentation under Software or check the
Control4 Knowledgebase.
For details about ZigBee upgrades:

See http://dealer.control4.com/dealer/support/documentation under Software and ZigBee Pro
Upgrade.

Also see the next section.
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3.
Upgrading to OS 2.5.2
Follow the recommendations in this section if you have an older system that uses Embernet, and you
want to upgrade that system to ZigBee Pro with the latest release.
3.1
Update Recommendations for Existing Systems
IMPORTANT! (1) The OS 2.5.2 release utilizes ZigBee Pro for ZigBee RF communications.
Controllers and ZigBee firmware devices upgraded to OS 2.1 or later cannot be downgraded to
Release 1.7.4 or prior versions. (2) A few legacy products are not supported in OS 2.5.2. Other
products are supported, but may have limited functionality or may not provide access to new
capabilities. For a current list of products and lifecycles, see
http://dealer.control4.com/dealer/support/product-lifecycle.
Control4 recommends that customer systems running OS 2.0.x or 2.1.x be upgraded to OS 2.5.2 if
they need any of the improvements included in this release.
1. Control4 recommends that customer systems running OS 1.8.2 be upgraded to OS 2.5.2.
Control4 no longer provides any support for OS 1.8.2.
2. Control4 will continue to support Release 1.7.4 for existing customers for a limited time.

Please use Composer 1.7.4 to manage projects running on Release 1.7.4. Other versions of
Composer may introduce incompatible drivers or project settings.
3. Control4 no longer provides support for versions of software prior to 1.7.4. We recommend that
these systems either be left “as is” or be upgraded to OS 1.7.4 or to OS 2.5.2.
 Control4 will not provide new or replacement hardware products for prior versions.

Customers may continue to run prior versions for as long as they want. However, Control4
Technical Support has limited ability to answer questions and provide assistance for older
product releases.

Release 1.3.2.442 was the final release of the Release 1.3.x product line. While Control4
doesn’t actively support this release, it is the best/final release of this line and may be
considered as an option for customers who are using a Home Theater Controller or a Media
Controller as the primary controller within their system.
Customers’ systems running Release 1.6.0 or any 1.7.x release should be upgraded to
Release 1.7.4 or to OS 2.5.2.

IMPORTANT! OS 2.5.2 is a complete system software release. All supported Control4 devices
will receive new software or firmware. The update process will affect all devices in the Control4
system.
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3.1.1 ZigBee Pro
Control4 has been utilizing ZigBee Pro for ZigBee RF communications since the release of OS 1.8 in
August 2009. If you are updating a customer from version 1.7.4 or prior, they will have ZigBee devices
running the older ZigBee protocol. These systems can be updated all the way up to OS 2.5.2;
however, special instructions apply. Please see Composer Pro Software Release Update Instructions
– 1.7.4 to 2.0 on the Control4 Knowledgebase for more information.
3.1.2
Software License
In conjunction with the OS 2.0 release, Control4 introduced a Software License. All new controller
hardware product purchases include a Software License. This same license applies to OS 2.5.2.
Customers who have systems purchased prior to OS 2.0 can purchase a software license for OS
2.5.2.
 The Software License is an electronic license purchased by the Control4 Dealer using their
my.control4.com dealer account credentials or through the standard purchase order process.
3.2

A dealer must purchase and assign a license to the customer’s Control4 account (to which the
system is registered) to upgrade prior-version systems to OS 2.5.2. If an upgrade is to be
performed immediately after adding a license, the dealer should perform a “Check In” using
Composer Pro (Tools > Account Services).

Customers who have previously updated their systems to any OS 2.x version will have the
needed license to update to OS 2.5.2.

Control4 provides a no-charge OS 2.x license for controllers shipped on/after December 23,
2009. No paperwork or manual approval is required to receive the no-charge upgrade. To receive
the no-charge upgrade, the eligible controller must be the primary controller for the Control4
system. During the upgrade process, Update Manager will check the MAC address of the primary
controller. If it is in the Control4 list of controllers shipped on/after December 23, 2009, the
upgrade will proceed without requiring a software license.
Quick Reference to the OS 2.5.2 and Later Upgrade
Process

The upgrade to OS 2.5.2 and later follows the same essential process that prior upgrades have
followed, with a few basic exceptions that are called out here. The following description is a quick
reference and doesn’t go into detail in many areas. See the referenced documentation for
additional information.

Customer systems that are on Release 1.8.2 or any OS 2.0.x release can be upgraded to OS
2.5.2 and later using Remote Access. However, Control4 recommends that you become
comfortable with the OS 2.5.2 upgrade procedures by performing several upgrades on-site before
you decide to use Remote Access.

Customer systems that are on Release 1.7.4 or prior releases can’t be upgraded remotely
because the dealer or installer must be physically present to join ZigBee devices to the mesh
network.
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3.2.1 Pre-work Prior to Arrival at the Customer’s Location
1. Ensure that Composer Pro for OS 2.5.2 and later has been installed and activated
on the installer’s laptop or PC. Internet connectivity is required for activation for firsttime installations.
2. Internet connectivity is required on-premise for upgrading from OS 2.0.x to OS
2.5.2 and later. Because the OS 2.0.x release did not support USB Install, the primary
controller must first be updated to OS 2.5.2 using either the USB Restore or using
Update Manager with an Internet connection. After the primary controller has been
updated to OS 2.5.2, the USB Install for OS 2.5.2 can be used to update the remainder
of the devices on the system. Ensure that Internet connectivity is available or plan for
temporary Internet connectivity during the time the upgrade is performed. You can then
upgrade the system to OS 2.5.2.
If you plan to use the USB Install for OS 2.5.2 to upgrade to OS 2.5.2 from any version
other than OS 2.0, create the USB Install stick and load the license information needed
to complete the update. This requires Internet access, the type of the primary
controller, and the MAC address of the primary controller.
3. Make sure you understand the upgrade path based on the current version
installed on the customer’s system. For prior version upgrade support, see
“Validated Upgrade Paths for OS 2.5.2.”
4. If a software license is needed, use your dealer account on my.control4.com to
assign the license to the customer’s account.
5. If updating from Release 1.7.4, 1.8.2, or a prior version make sure you understand
the impact that the new operating system and ZigBee Pro will have on devices in the
system. You may need to sell replacement or additional hardware to make the system
work correctly. Make sure to confirm any potential equipment upgrade costs with
customers prior to the upgrade.
3.2.2 Upon Arrival at the Customer’s Location
1. Connect to the Control4 system using the appropriate version of Composer Pro for the
system that is currently running.
a. Ensure that all IP and ZigBee devices have been identified and are online.
b. Ensure that all system programming is working as it should prior to beginning the
update.
c. Make a backup of the Control4 system in Composer Pro prior to beginning
the update. This backup should be named so that you can find it later if needed.
2. (Optional) Make sure that the customer’s media collection is backed up. Whether the
media is stored on a Control4 controller hard drive, a USB drive, or a network-attached
storage device, it is subject to loss if the storage device fails. Control4 doesn’t provide
backup solutions for data storage, but recommends that you ensure that customers use
a backup solution.
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3. Connect to the Control4 system using Composer Pro 2.5.2 (or later) to initiate the
upgrade to OS 2.5.2 or later, and then use Update Manager to begin the update
process.
4. If updating from a version prior to OS 2.0.x, be aware of the following:
5.
6.
7.
8.
The Composer Pro upgrade wizard will give you the opportunity to convert the media
database and write metadata to id3 tags in MP3 files.
a. The OS 2.x media scanning process allows Control4 to synchronize the media
database with changes made by a third-party media manager (for example, Media
Monkey, Apple iTunes, or Microsoft Media Player). This is done using the id3 tags
embedded in the files.
 If you believe the Control4 media database has the most correct/current
information about song metadata, you can write this information to the MP3 file
tags at this time (the storage device has to be online and writeable). If you
don’t write the metadata to the tags and then scan, the information in the
media database will be replaced by the information in the tags when the media
is scanned.
 If you believe the media tags are more correct or current than the Control4
media database, you should not write the metadata from the media database
to the tags.
b. The OS 2.x system uses a different media database format than 1.7.4, 1.8.2 and
prior versions. You must convert it when you upgrade the system. If you choose
not to convert it, the media database will be deleted and can be repopulated by
scanning.
 The 10.5” Wireless Touch Screen V2 operates at a different resolution. During
the upgrade process, the wizard will look for the Photo Screen Saver storage
location and automatically scale all screen saver images for the new resolution.
Monitor the update progress of the IP devices using Update Manager.
If updating from a version prior to OS 2.0, after the touch screens have been updated
(those that support the Flash Navigator, not including the latest capacitive 5” or 7” InWall Touch Screen with Camera, 7” Portable Touch Screen with Camera, and so on),
they will prompt for recalibration prior to use.
After the primary controller has been upgraded to OS 2.2 (or later), the ZigBee Pro
devices will begin to update automatically.
a. For Release 1.7.4 or prior version systems, an update of all ZigBee devices to
ZigBee Pro is required. Refer to the ZigBee Pro Upgrade Instructions, Composer
Pro Software Release Update Instructions – 1.7.4 to 2.0 on the Control4
Knowledgebase or in Support > Documentation at dealer.control4.com if you are
not familiar with this procedure.
b. For OS 1.8.x systems and OS 2.x systems, the update to the latest ZigBee Pro
firmware versions will occur automatically and will not require user intervention.
Please be aware that while firmware updates are in progress, ZigBee performance
will be sluggish and devices in MiniApp mode will have limited functionality.
At the conclusion of the update, reboot the PC running Composer Pro to ensure that
the Samba mounts to the controllers are current.
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9. Back up the project. After completing the update, make a backup file of the Composer
Pro project. Give it a name that distinguishes it from the pre-upgrade backup. If you
ever need to restore this system, having a current backup will save you a lot of time
and effort.
3.3
Validated Upgrade Paths for OS 2.5.2
3.3.1 Primary Controller/System Upgrades

Controllers running system versions earlier than Release 1.2.x may not be able to retain their
project through an update.

Any Release 1.2.x or prior version system (primary controller and devices) must be updated to
Release 1.3.2. The update server automatically updates them to Release 1.3.2.234, after which
they can be updated further, but it's a multiple-step process.
Any Release 1.3.x system can be updated to Release 1.6 or to any Release 1.7.x. The system
can be updated further afterward, but it's a multiple-step process. Home Controller HC-300s
being updated will have their internal memory repartitioned. The installer must save the project
and restore the controller after the update is completed, because the project will be lost when
the device is repartitioned.
Only systems running Release 1.7.4 or later can be directly updated to OS 2.5.2 or later.


3.3.2
Secondary Device Upgrades

A Home Controller HC-300 functioning as a secondary controller needs to be updated to
Release 1.6 or Release 1.7.x. This allows the system to repartition the internal memory.

All other secondary controllers (Release 1.3.x or later) can be updated directly to any upstream
version as long as they're added to a project with a primary controller that is running the correct
version.
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3.4
Residential Software Product Releases
Control4 Software Releases (From Inception)
Release 1.x.x
Wednesday, July 06, 2005
1.0.203.8
Initial Release
Friday, September 02, 2005
1.1.2.2
Maintenance Release
Friday, October 14, 2005
1.2.0.90
Maintenance Release
Thursday, November 03, 2005
1.2.2.6
Maintenance Release
Sunday, December 28, 2005
1.2.3.43
WiFi Support
Monday, March 06, 2006
1.2.4.48
Maintenance Release
Thursday, March 23, 2006
1.2.4.50
Maintenance Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2006
1.2.5.28
Thermostat and Outlet Modules Support
Thursday, September 07, 2006
1.3.0
Initial Release
Monday, October 16, 2006
1.3.0.351
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
1.3.1.114
Friday, January 12, 2007
1.3.1.116
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
1.3.1.120
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
1.3.1.122
Monday, July 23, 2007
1.3.2.228
Initial Release
Friday, August 03, 2007
1.3.2.230
Maintenance Release - Updating firmware on
Amp, Switch, etc.
Thursday, August 23, 2007
1.3.2.234
Maintenance Release - Various fixes, including
NAS on HC-300.
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
1.3.2.298
Support for Amplifier V3 Release
Thursday, November 15, 2007
1.3.2.318
Support for HC-1000 Release
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
1.3.2.438
Support for HC-500 Release
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
1.3.2.442
Maintenance Release - Disable Onboard Serial
Port on HC300/HC500.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
1.3.2.442
HC300 VBUS Change to Kernel.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
1.6.0.486
Initial Release
Wednesday, Sept 17, 2008
1.6.0.512
Maintenance Release, SR-250
Monday, December 01, 2008
1.7.0.348
Initial Release
Monday, December 29, 2008
1.7.1.290
Dock for iPod Release
Release 1.3.x
Initial Release
Daylight Savings Time Change
Release 1.6.x
Release 1.7.x
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Control4 Software Releases (From Inception)
Monday, March 30, 2009
1.7.2.160
Remove Polling; HC-1000v2, ELV Dimmer, 7"
Portable Touch Screen
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
1.7.3.20
7" Portable Touch Screen Release
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
1.7.3.68
Maintenance Release – Audio priority and 7”
Touch Screen
Monday, December 14, 2009
1.7.4.36
Maintenance Release – On-Screen focus and
Zones improvements
Monday, August 31, 2009
1.8.0.44415
Initial Release
Monday, November 16, 2009
1.8.2.56194
Initial Release – multiple ZigBee Servers and
Security changes
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
1.8.2.66691
Maintenance Release – Thermostat and B&D
Lock
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
2.0.0.80198
Initial Release
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
2.0.1.86265
Maintenance Release – HC200B/HC300C
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
2.0.2.88485
Maintenance Release – 7” IE Touch Screen
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
2.0.4.92890
Maintenance Release – Fix snmpd/crond
lockup
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
2.0.5.99233
Maintenance Release – HC200B as primary
controller
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
2.0.6.102864
Maintenance Release – 5” In-Wall Touch
Screen
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
2.1.0.126418
Initial Release
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
2.1.1.135702
Maintenance Release-Fix Flash Navigator
lockups.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
2.2.0.158343
Initial Release – HC-800 and 7” Portable Touch
Screen with Camera
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
2.2.1.171726
Maintenance Release – HC-250
Monday, June 25, 2012
2.2.2.184775
Maintenance Release – 7” In-Wall Touch
Screen with Camera, Door Station – Exterior
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
2.2.4.200568
Maintenance Release – Sony STR receiver,
Door Station – Interior driver
2.3.0.210826res
Initial Release – New agents, new Lighting UI,
SDDP, new MyHome device management in
licensing.
Release 1.8.x
Release 2.0.x
Release 2.1.x
Release 2.2.x
Release 2.3.0
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Release 2.4.0
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Control4 Software Releases (From Inception)
2.4.0.227470res
Initial Release – Anywhere Access, TuneIn,
Remote Recharging Station, and software
improvements.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
2.5.0.235326res
Initial Release – Next generation of lighting
products, new line of Panelized Lighting
products, and Wireless Music Bridge.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
2.5.1.242407res
Maintenance Release – Configurable Decora
Wired Keypad, Bus Ethernet Gateway, 48V Bus
Power Supply; bug fixes.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
2.5.2.247182res
Maintenance Release – Audio Matrix Switch,
8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch, 100 Series Power
Amplifiers, bug fixes.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Release 2.5.x
4.
Technical Support Contact Information
If you encounter any issues during or following the update, or if you have any questions, please
contact Control4 Technical Support for assistance.
Phone: 1-888-400-4072
Email: support@control4.com
For more information about the new features and capabilities of OS 2.5.2 or later, visit
http://dealer.control4.com/dealer/training.
5.
Legal Notice
This document is confidential and is only made available to authorized Control4 Dealers who have
agreed to terms of confidentiality under the Control4 Non-Disclosure Agreement. These terms must
be maintained and pertain to information found in this document.
Information in this document, including URL and other Internet website references, is subject to
change without notice and is provided for informational purposes only. The entire risk of the use or
results of the use of this document remains with the user, and Control4 makes no warranties, either
express or implied. Complying with all applicable copyright laws is the responsibility of the user.
Without limiting the rights under copyright, no part of this document may be reproduced, stored in or
introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical,
photocopying, recording, or otherwise), or for any purpose, without the express written permission of
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Control4 may have patents, patent applications, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property
rights covering subject matter in this document. Except as expressly provided in any written license
agreement from Control4, the furnishing of this document, does not give you any license to patents,
trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property.
This document is for reference purposes only, and it is provided only as advice to Dealers. Each
system setup is unique and customized to a specific customer's needs. It is the Dealer’s responsibility
to make sure the system is compatible before making any changes and installing any updates. In
addition, it is the Dealers responsibility to get the customer's permission before accessing the
customer's system and making any changes or installing any updates.
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