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Interactive Technologies CS-816
CueServer Express Controller

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The CS-816 is Interactive Technologies smallest, entry-level CueServer designed specifically for portable applications and cost effective lighting control and playback.
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The CS-816 is Interactive Technologies smallest, entry-level CueServer designed specifically for portable applications and cost effective lighting control and playback. Great for use with the Figment DMX app for iPhone and iPad devices. This version includes CueServer Express and switching power supply without any additional accessories or optional software features.

NOTE: Product shown in image is for illustrative purposes only. Actual product is The CueServer Mini unit. iPhones not included with purchase.

CueServer is a complete lighting playback and integration processor, featuring advanced DMX lighting control, sophisticated event scripting and robust I/O capabilities combined in a tiny web-based device. Great for both architectural and entertainment lighting control projects, CueServer provides an unprecedented level of control and customization in an easy-to-use package.

CueServer includes a built-in web server that provides access to a full complement of lighting controls, show programming and playback features without the need for special software or an Internet connection.Apps for iPhone and iPad are available for direct control and/or programming of CueServer, or use with other 3rd party software that have been written to use CueServer as its DMX interface.

After CueServer is programmed, it can function as a stand-alone show controller, leveraging its optional real-time clock/calendar, astronomical time functions, and other event triggers to interact with the outside world. Integrate CueServer with other external devices via Ethernet connectivity for fully custom lighting and show control solutions.

CS-816 Applications:

  • Architectural: Commercial settings, specializedbuilding lighting, energy management
  • Entertainment: Themed attractions, concerts, nightclubs, stage performances, special effects
  • Residential: Home theaters, color changing covelighting, accent features, pool & spa
  • Retail: Window displays, merchandising, themedlighting, digital signage
  • Studio: Traditional studio lighting control, LCD touchscreen integration,master lighting control

What's in the CS-816 Box:

  • CS-816 DMX Processor
  • Low-Profile Universal Input Switching Power Supply
  • Getting Started Documentation

Interactive Technologies CS-816 Features:

  • Completely self-contained lighting playback controller
  • Seamlessly handles static scenes, crossfading andoptional real-time "streaming" DMX playback
  • Web-based "live" operation and programming
  • Powerful CueScript programming language
  • Optionally handles up to 4 independent timelines
  • Locally program lighting scenes or snapshot fromexternal DMX source
  • Network multiple CueServer units together to control alarge number of channels or devices
  • Optional real-time clock with astronomical functionsand 365-day calendar events
  • System integration via Ethernet
  • Easily interfaces with Crestron®, Vantage®, AMX® andother automation systems
  • Huge onboard memory and removable memory card slot
  • Rugged anodized extruded aluminum housing
  • Optional rubberized bumper cases for portableapplications
  • Optional "slide-in" flanges for surface mounting

Interactive Technologies CS-816 Specifications:


  • Power: 2.1 mm DC Power Input Jack 
  • Network: RJ-45, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet 
  • Memory Card: xD Card Slot 
  • DMX Input: 5-Pin Male XLR 
  • DMX Output: 5-Pin Female XLR

Power Requirements

  • Input: 6-30 VDC (12VDC Nominal), 500mA @ 12VDC


  • Width:  
      -  4.29" (109 mm) without mounting flanges
      - 5.51" (140 mm) with optional mounting flanges 
  • Length: 3.43" (87 mm)
  • Height: 1.18" (30 mm) 
  • Weight: 0.7 lbs. (0.3 Kg)


  • Operating Temp: -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C) withoutoptional xD Flash card installed. 32° to 158° F (0° to 70° C) with optional xDFlash card installed.
  • Storage Temp:  -40° to 176° F (-40° to80°C) 
  • Relative Humidity:  5% to 95% noncondensing 
  • Altitude:  10,000 feet maximum

Warranty: Two years from the date of purchase by the original owner (limited to defects in material or workmanship under normal use and service).

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