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Composer Express is a configuration tool exclusively for Control4 dealers that dramatically simplifies the install process, allowing dealers to minimize their time at job sites and increase their productivity during system setup. For smaller projects, use Composer Express standalone to create accounts, define a system, and connect devices. For more advanced projects, use it as a companion to the full Composer Pro programming experience.

Key Features:
-Search for, view and add new customer accounts to your dealer account
-Register a controller to a customer account
-Assign a 4Sight license to a customer account (to enable customer remote access)
-Remote access to customer controllers
-Automatically add and identify a new controller into the project
-Set all project properties (date, time, timezone, location, locale & language, etc.)
-Setup and manage ZigBee networks (Including multiple ZigBee meshes)
-Discover and add ZigBee and IP/SDDP devices
-Add and manage supported Z-Wave devices
-Add devices from local and always current online database with audio, video, lighting, comfort, and security devices
-Add devices by scanning a QR code with your mobile phone or tablet
-Create connections between devices (AV Inputs, AV Outputs, Control and Room)
-Set properties on device drivers (remotes, lights, keypads, IR/serial drivers, motors/sensors, cameras, Driverworks drivers)
-Set properties on rooms (set device visibility and display order or hide the room entirely)
-View Network status of all ZigBee and IP devices (signal, battery, associated zserver)
-Update controller operating system to latest version
-Backup customer projects to a USB drive, Dropbox and Online Customer Account
-Load customer projects (and project templates) from USB drive, Dropbox and Online Customer Account
-Refresh Navigators and clear projects

What's New in this Version:

-Support for Controller OS Release 2.10.
-Requires the Controller system password
-Miscellaneous bug fixes.

PLEASE NOTE:
Composer Express is available exclusively to authorized Control4 Dealers.
A dealer user account is required to be in the same dealer account as the customer account to register a controller or for remote access.
Composer Express 2.10.0 will connect to Control4 OS v2.6 and later. You will be prompted to update the controller.
Remote access support is limited to controllers with Control4 OS version 2.7.0 and greater.

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Version History

Launched Sep 29, 2014 (almost 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

Jun 28
2020
(Current)
Version 320.24.0.1

- Fixes for incorrect CA-10 ZAP status
- Misc bug fixes

Apr 19
2020
Version 3.1.2.18

Misc bug fixes

Dec 09
2019
Version 3.1.1.14

Composer Express has been updated to work with the newest release of the Control4 operating system 3.1.1.
What's New:
- Misc. other bug fixes and improvements

Sep 11
2019
Version 3.1.0.19

Composer Express has been updated to work with the newest release of the Control4 operating system 3.1.
What's New:
- The number of Zigbee meshes and node counts are now displayed on the Zigbee ID and Discover pages.
- Instructions to identify and reset common devices are now displayed on the ID page.
- Added ability to save the OS 3 Upgrade Advisor Report as a PDF.
- Added support for the CA-10.

Jul 09
2019
Version 3.0.1.5

- Once you log into CE with your dealer credentials you no longer need internet access to connect to local controllers.
- New versions of online drivers, including the ability to update to the new driver are shown.
- The capability was added to run Upgrade Advisor when attempting to update to OS 3.
- The lighting page now has Finish, Engraving Alignment and Engraving Size properties.
- Dealers can now login to Media Service Proxies.
- Fixed a frequent crash seen on some Android 9 devices.

May 27
2019
Version 3.0.0.122

- Once you log into CE with your dealer credentials you no longer need internet access to connect to local controllers.
- New versions of online drivers, including the ability to update to the new driver are shown.
- The capability was added to run Upgrade Advisor when attempting to update to OS 3.
- The lighting page now has Finish, Engraving Alignment and Engraving Size properties.
- Dealers can now login to Media Service Proxies.

Sep 24
2018
Version 2.10.4.5

The email log wasn't able to be sent
Triad One shouldn't show up as an available device in the ZigBee mesh, added Equalizer Presets
The built in scroll bars aren't working
Filtering out duplicate and blank WiFi networks during network configuration
Support for rebooting the CA-1 controller from the Identify page
Added SR-260 and DS2 Door Station to the help me identify list
Fixes for devices that support multi connections
Unable to backup a project with Composer Express

Sep 05
2018
Version 2.10.3.19

Control4 is always making changes to continually improve Composer Express. This release includes various bug fixes and performance improvements.

Feb 05
2018
Version 2.10.1.6

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 07
2017
Version 2.10.0.100

Miscellaneous bug fixes.
Support for Controller OS Release 2.10.
Requires the Controller system password

Sep 13
2016
Version 2.9.0.59

-Add and manage supported Z-Wave devices.
-Add devices by scanning a QR code with your mobile phone or tablet
-Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Jan 25
2016
Version 2.8.1.33

-A new networks page makes it easy to configure all of the network settings on the controller. This includes Ethernet, WiFi and ZIgbee.
-Added a category selector to the Local and Online driver search.
-Added property setting support for the Digital Media driver and Network File Storage driver.
-Added configuration support for the new cloud Backup Agent and restoring a project from the cloud.

Oct 14
2015
Version 2.8.0.128

Control4® Composer Express is a configuration tool exclusively for Control4 dealers that dramatically simplifies the install process, allowing dealers to minimize their time at job sites and increase their productivity during system setup. For smaller projects, use Composer Express standalone to create accounts, define a system, and connect devices. For more advanced projects, use it as a companion to the full Control4 Composer Pro programming experience.

Key Features:
-Search for, view and add new customer accounts to your dealer account.
-Register a controller to a customer account.
-Assign a 4Sight license to a customer account (to enable customer remote access).
-Remote access to customer controllers.
-Automatically add and identify a new controller into the project.
-Set all project properties (date, time, timezone, location, locale & language, etc.).
-Setup and manage ZigBee networks (Including multiple ZigBee meshes).
-Discover and add ZigBee and IP/SDDP devices.
-Add devices from local and always current online database with audio, video, lighting, comfort, and security devices.
-Create connections between devices (AV Inputs, AV Outputs, Control and Room).
-Set properties on device drivers (remotes, lights, keypads, IR/serial drivers, motors/sensors, cameras, Driverworks drivers).
-Set properties on rooms (set device visibility and display order or hide the room entirely).
-View Network status of all ZigBee and IP devices (signal, battery, associated server).
-Update controller operating system to latest version.
-Backup customer projects to a USB drive, Dropbox and Online Customer Account.
-Load customer projects (and project templates) from USB drive, Dropbox and Online Customer Account.
-Refresh Navigators and clear projects.


What's New in this Version:


-Added more customer account details on customer list. Now easy to see which customers have registered controllers and what OS version is installed.
-Enhanced customer account search with more fields. Now easier to find a customer account to remotely access, register a controller and apply or extend a 4Sight license.
-A new networks page makes it easy to configure all of the network settings on the controller. This includes Ethernet, WiFi and ZIgbee.
-Added a category selector to the Local and Online driver search.
-Added property setting support for the Digital Media driver and Network File Storage driver.
-Added configuration support for the new cloud Backup Agent and restoring a project from the cloud.


PLEASE NOTE:
Composer Express is available exclusively to authorized Control4 Dealers.
A dealer user account is required to be in the same dealer account as the customer account to register a controller or for remote access.
Composer Express 2.8.0 will connect to Control4 OS v2.6 and later. You will be prompted to update the controller.
Remote access support is limited to controllers with Control4 OS version 2.7.0 and greater.

May 05
2015
Version 2.7.1.1338

Control4® Composer Express is a configuration tool exclusively for Control4 dealers that dramatically simplifies the install process, allowing dealers to minimize their time at job sites and increase their productivity during system setup. For smaller projects, use Composer Express standalone to create accounts, define a system, and connect devices. For more advanced projects, use it as a companion to the full Control4 Composer programming experience.

Key Features:
- View and add new customer accounts
- Register controller to a customer account
- Automatically add and identify a new controller into the project
- Set all project properties (date, time, timezone, location, locale & language, etc.)
- Discover and add zigbee and IP/SDDP devices
- Add devices from local and always current online database with audio, video, lighting, comfort, and security devices
- Create connections between devices (AV Inputs, AV Outputs, Control and Room)
- View Network status of all zigbee and IP devices (signal, battery, associated zserver)
- Update controller operating system to latest version
- Refresh Navigators and clear projects


PLEASE NOTE:
1. Composer Express is available exclusively to authorized Control4 Dealers.
2. A dealer user account is required to be in the same dealer account as the customer account to register a controller or for remote access.
3. Composer Express 2.7.0 works with Control4 OS v2.6 and later. If accessing a 2.6 controller, you will be prompted to update the controller to OS 2.7 or if you cancel, then you will be prompted to update to the minimum required controller API to use Composer Express. No restart is required.
4. Remote access support is limited to controllers with OS version 2.7.0 and greater and requires a Composer Pro license enabled on the installer’s account.

Mar 24
2015
Version 2.7.0.1326

Control4® Composer Express is a configuration tool exclusively for Control4 dealers that dramatically simplifies the install process, allowing dealers to minimize their time at job sites and increase their productivity during system setup. For smaller projects, use Composer Express standalone to create accounts, define a system, and connect devices. For more advanced projects, use it as a companion to the full Control4 Composer programming experience.

Key Features:
- View and add new customer accounts
- Register controller to a customer account
- Automatically add and identify a new controller into the project
- Set all project properties (date, time, timezone, location, locale & language, etc.)
- Discover and add zigbee and IP/SDDP devices
- Add devices from local and always current online database with audio, video, lighting, comfort, and security devices
- Create connections between devices (AV Inputs, AV Outputs, Control and Room)
- View Network status of all zigbee and IP devices (signal, battery, associated zserver)
- Update controller operating system to latest version
- Refresh Navigators and clear projects


PLEASE NOTE:
1. Composer Express is available exclusively to authorized Control4 Dealers.
2. A dealer user account is required to be in the same dealer account as the customer account to register a controller or for remote access.
3. Composer Express 2.7.0 works with Control4 OS v2.6 and later. If accessing a 2.6 controller, you will be prompted to update the controller to OS 2.7 or if you cancel, then you will be prompted to update to the minimum required controller API to use Composer Express. No restart is required.
4. Remote access support is limited to controllers with OS version 2.7.0 and greater and requires a Composer Pro license enabled on the installer’s account.

Sep 29
2014
Version 2.6.0.339

Control4® Composer Express is a configuration tool exclusively for Control4 dealers that dramatically simplifies the install process, allowing dealers to minimize their time at job sites and increase their productivity during system setup. For smaller projects, use Composer Express standalone to create accounts, define a system, and connect devices. For more advanced projects, use it as a companion to the full Control4 Composer programming experience.

Key Features:
- Add new customer accounts
- Connect system controllers
- Detect automation devices automatically via IP, SDDP, or ZigBee
- Install drivers from an always current online database with audio, video, lighting, comfort, and security devices
- Manage project settings
- Create and edit device connections and bindings
- Initiate software updates as needed
- Monitor IP and ZigBee device status, including signal strength, battery levels, and online/offline state


PLEASE NOTE:
Composer Express is available exclusively to authorized Control4 Dealers and requires a dealer user account and Composer license. Composer Express works with Control4 OS v2.6 and later.

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