Crown by HARMAN Announces New Q-Sys Monitoring Plugins, BIM Objects and 2D and 3D Drawings



NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — HARMAN Professional Solutions, the global leader in audio, video, lighting and control, announced new updates that expand its Crown DCi and I-Tech HD system integration options, allowing designers to fully integrate Crown’s flagship devices into their modern workflow. The update includes new QSC Q-SYS plugins, new BIM objects, and updated 2D and 3D drawings.

UPDATE 1: New Q-Sys Monitoring Plugins Now Available

  • Allows systems powered by Crown DCi and I-Tech HD amplifiers to fully integrate into QSC Q-Sys solutions and provide high-level access to critical parameters for real-time monitoring and system supervision
  • Monitored functions include metering, fault monitoring, and output load supervision
  • Access to parameters for configuring pilot tone load monitoring
  • Preset recall functionality
  • All parameters accessible via Pins
  • Integrates into Q-Sys event logging functionality
  • NOTE: The existing HARMAN HiQnet Audio Architect and JBL Performance Manager software applications are required for system configuration
  • The new Q-Sys plugins can be downloaded from the DCi Q-Sys Plugin software page or the I-Tech HD Q-Sys Plugin software page
  • This video offers an overview of the plugin features.

UPDATE 2: New BIM Objects and 2D and 3D Drawings

  • New BIM (Building Information Modeling) models are now available for all Crown DCi and I-Tech-HD models, enabling accurate project visualization and data modeling
  • These new BIM files enable architects, building engineers, and system designers to represent Crown amplifiers and many of their attributes in Revit models
  • Additionally, updated 2D and 3D CAD models are now available for inclusion in other popular CAD software like AutoCAD, Sketchup, Vectorworks, etc.
  • The new BIM models and drawings can be downloaded from the Downloads> Software section of any Crown DCi or I-Tech HD amplifier product detail page