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Crestron® 15.6” HD Touch Screen-Black

Model #: TS-1542-B-S

At a Glance

Crestron® 15.6” HD Touch Screen-Black with auto brightness control and HD streaming video

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Crestron® 15.6” HD Touch Screen-Black


Aspect Ratio16:9
Contrast Ratio800:1
Display TypeTFT Active matrix color LCD

General Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)7.3
Depth (in.)6.8
Width (in.)15.35
Height (in.)8.76
Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) (in.)15.6

Crestron® 15.6” HD Touch Screen-Black

Model #: TS-1542-B-S
Model #: TS-1542-B-S

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At a Glance

Crestron® 15.6” HD Touch Screen-Black with auto brightness control and HD streaming video

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Provides a sleek and modern looking Full HD 1080p touch screen featuring premium metallic construction. Suitable for installation on a wall, tabletop, or VESA mount. Features Smart Graphics™ performance, dual-window HD streaming video display, annotation, voice recognition, web browsing, and Rava® SIP Intercom. Powered via PoE+ or 24VDC (100-240V power pack included). Available in dark gray with black glass, all white, or custom Signature Series finishes.

Advanced Touch Screen Contro


A Crestron® touch screen offers an ideal user-interface for controlling all the technology in your home, boardroom, classroom, courtroom, or command center. Touch screens simplify and enhance the way you use technology, doing away with those piles of remote controls, cluttered wall switches, disparate smartphone apps, and cryptic computer screens. For controlling audio, video, lighting, shades, HVAC, security, and other systems, Crestron touch screens are fully-customizable with easy-to-use controls and icons, true feedback and real-time status display, full-motion video windows, and a full-featured media player for an enhanced multi-room entertainment experience.

The Crestron TS-1542 delivers the ultimate touch screen experience — blending style and function with advanced high-definition graphics. In one slim device, the TS-1542 integrates a brilliant 15.6” Full HD touch screen display and high-performance digital graphics engine. Its sleek, modern design features premium metallic construction and edge-to-edge glass for a contemporary look that’s perfectly at home placed on an executive boardroom table, installed in a high-tech command center, or mounted on the wall in a luxury residence.

Featuring enhanced Smart Graphics™ performance and dual-window HD streaming video display, the TS-1542 delivers an elegant and powerful touch screen control solution for a wide range of applications. Additional features include the abilities to control any function using voice commands, browse the Internet, annotate over a video image or whiteboard screen, and communicate using built-in VoIP intercom and phone functions.

Single-wire PoE+ connectivity and a choice of tabletop, wall, or VESA mounting options afford an integrator-friendly solution that’s easy to install and fits perfectly in any space. Standard finishes include either white or dark gray metallic, or choose the Signature Series option to design your own custom finish.

Sleek, Versatile Design

    At just 1-3/4 inches (45 mm) deep, the TS-1542 can be mounted virtually anywhere using the supplied wall mount kit or a third-party VESA 100 compliant mounting arm, bracket, or stand. A tabletop tilt model (TS-1542-TILT) is also offered, which features an ultra-stylish, smooth-tilt base for use on a table, desk, podium, or countertop.

TS-1542 Signature Series

    The Signature Series allows the TS-1542 to be transformed into a beautiful showpiece adorned with custom colors and graphics on the tilt base and rear of the touch screen. No design is off limits, as Crestron provides the means for design ideas to be submitted, rendered for approval, and then made real. For more information, please visit:

Smart Graphics™

Crestron touch screens use Smart Graphics to deliver the ultimate user experience and the ultimate value by enabling the creation of dynamically rich user interfaces with incredible efficiency and unparalleled functionality. Using Smart Graphics, programmers can swiftly integrate fluid gesture-driven controls, animated feedback, rich metadata, embedded apps and widgets, and full-motion video for a deeply engaging and ultra-intuitive touch screen experience.Crestron Smart Graphics offers these enhancements and more:

    Cool-looking graphical buttons, sliders, knobs, and gauges that are intuitive and fun to use

    Kinetic effects to enhance the feeling of realism, with lists and toolbars that scroll with momentum at the flick of a fingertip

    Drag-and-drop objects that snap into place, offering an easy way to switch sources

    Dashboard widgets to personalize the touch screen with clocks, weather, news, and other information

    A power-saving screensaver that can display the time, temperature, and other text content at a reduced brightness level

    Customizable themes allowing a completely different look and feel for every user, event, or season

    Fully-developed SmartObjects® that enable sophisticated control over complex devices with minimal programming

    A consistent look and feel across multiple touch screens of varying sizes

Auto-Brightness Control

    The TS-1542 maintains optimal visibility under varying lighting conditions by automatically adjusting its display brightness according to changes in the ambient light level in the room.

HD Streaming Video

    High-definition streaming video capability makes it possible to view security cameras and other video sources right on the touch screen. Up to two video windows can be displayed simultaneously. Native support for H.264 and MJPEG formats allows the TS-1542 to display live streaming video from IP cameras, streaming encoders (Crestron CEN-NVS200, DM-TXRX-100-STR, or similar), and DigitalMedia™ switchers. Video is delivered to the touch screen over Ethernet, eliminating the need for any extra video wiring.

Voice Recognition

    Some things are easier said than done, so why not just say what you want and let Crestron do it for you? With built-in voice recognition, the TS-1542 provides the ability to use spoken commands to control virtually anything. Voice recognition can be used to quickly turn devices on or off, select and play a specific media title or playlist, change the channel, choose a lighting scene, lock the doors, arm the security system, or enter a password. Simply say a command and Crestron does the rest.

Rava® SIP Intercom

    Rava SIP Intercom Technology enables hands-free VoIP communication with other Rava-enabled touch screens and door stations. Rava works over Ethernet, supporting 2-way intercom, video intercom, and paging without requiring any special wiring. VoIP phone capability is also possible through integration with a SIP-compatible IP phone system or SIP server, allowing hands-free telephone functionality complete with speed-dialing, caller ID, custom ringers, and other enhancements. Built-in echo cancellation affords full-duplex performance for clear, seamless voice communication.

Speakers and Microphone

    The built-in speakers and microphone provide clear audio for intercom and phone calls, as well as for listening to multimedia.

Audio Feedback

    Customized audio files can be loaded to add another dimension to the touch screen graphics using personalized sounds, button feedback, and voice prompts.

Web Browsing

    Using its built-in web browser, the TS-1542 provides quick access to online program guides and other web-based services at the touch of a button, allowing enhanced touch screen control of DVRs and other appliances without having to pick up a separate tablet or smartphone. If a device can be controlled or managed through a web browser, it can be integrated into the Crestron system through the TS-1542. Of course, the web browser may also be used to simply browse the Internet, watch online videos, and check up on social media.

Multi-Touch Support

    The TS-1542’s capacitive touch screen affords enhanced capabilities for browsing web pages using multi-touch gestures.


yboard Options

    Typing in passwords, URLs, and text searches is facilitated using the on-screen multi-language keyboard. A physical USB keyboard (not included) may also be connected.

Built-in Annotation

    Whether conducting a high-level boardroom meeting or training seminar, sharing ideas in a huddle space, or watching sports in your home theater, annotation helps put the fine point on any presentation. Annotation provides the ability to illustrate your thoughts on-the-fly, letting you draw and write over streaming video and computer images, and sketch out ideas on a whiteboard screen.

    Native to the TS-1542, remote annotation capability allows multiple participants, each with a separate touch screen, to draw with their fingertips over the same video image or whiteboard, enabling enhanced collaboration in a classroom, courtroom, or council chamber. Adding a Crestron Digital Graphics Engine (model DGE-100) connected to the room’s main display allows the whole annotation session to be viewed by the entire audience.

Single-Wire Connectivity

    A simple Ethernet LAN connection with PoE+ is all that is required to wire the TS-1542, containing all control, video, intercom, and power signals within a single wire. If the LAN does not support PoE+, the TS-1542 may be powered using the supplied 100-240V power pack or 24VDC Cresnet® power.

Power over Ethernet

    Using PoE+ technology, the TS-1542 can get its operating power right through the LAN wiring. PoE (Power over Ethernet) eliminates the need for a local power supply or any dedicated power wiring. To supply PoE+ to a network of TS-1542 touch screens and other devices, Crestron offers the CEN-SWPOE-16 16-Port Managed PoE Switch.

Interface Module

    Each TS-1542 ships with a compact interface module (TS-1542-IMCW), which may be used as required to provide an RJ45 LAN connection for the touch screen. The module can be mounted in a 1-gang electrical box or floor box, under a table, or in a podium or equipment rack. A 6 foot (1.8 meter) long LAN cable is included for connection between the module and touch screen.

    NOTE: When surface mounted using the wall mount kit (included with models TS-1542-B-S and TS-1542-W-S only), all wiring enters through an electrical box or cut-out and is concealed from view. For this method of installation, the interface module may not be required.

Key Features

    Modern, high-end appearance

    Premium metallic construction

    Full HD 1080p capacitive touch display

    Multi-touch capable

    Auto-brightness control

    Integrated digital graphics engine

    Enhanced Smart Graphics™ performance

    Dual-window HD streaming video display

    Remote annotation support

    Built-in web browsing 

    On-screen keyboard

    External USB keyboard support

    Customizable screensaver

    Built-in microphone and speakers

    Voice recognition capability 

    Full duplex Rava® intercom and phone

    Customizable audio feedback

    High-speed 10/100 Ethernet LAN port

    PoE+ or 24VDC powered

    Includes 100-240V universal power pack

    Choice of surface wall mount or tabletop

    VESA mount compatible

    Available in dark gray w/black glass or all white

    Signature Series custom colors and graphics also available


General Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)7.3
Depth (in.)6.8
Width (in.)15.35
Height (in.)8.76
Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) (in.)15.6


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast Ratio:800:1
Display Type:TFT Active matrix color LCD
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents