Control Concepts Releases NetLinxDiag®: Mobile Application for AMX® NetLinx® AV Control System


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Control Concepts Releases NetLinxDiag®: Mobile Application for AMX® NetLinx® AV Control System

New mobile app from AV control systems solutions provider Control Concepts helps AV programmers and technicians diagnose and troubleshoot AMX® NetLinx® control systems.

Fair Lawn, NJ—October 4, 2011

Control Concepts, Inc. (CCI) released  NetLinxDiag®, a mobile application diagnostic tool that gives professional AV technicians and programmers the capability to monitor and control device events on the AMX® NetLinx® control system using an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

NetLinxDiag® connects the iPhone to control points on the AMX® system via WiFi.  Control points include any RS-232 Port, IR Port, IO, Relay or Touch Panel connected to the AMX® NetLinx® system.

CCI’s NetLinxDiag® features include:
• Ability to locate all controllers on the network
• Monitoring capabilities to manage and control device events
• Notification features using event filters to improve diagnostics
• Notification histories to capture data
• Option to emulate devices to test program codes
• Multiple event control options using Level, Channel, Control and String Messages:
– Online / Offline
– String To / String from
– Command To / Command From
– Channel On / Channel Off
– Input Push / Input Release

Control Concepts’ President, Steve Greenblatt says “NetLinxDiag® is intended to make life easier for technicians and programmers.  Programmers and technicians can respond quickly and efficiently to troubleshoot issues on the AMX® control system thanks to the portability of the NetLinxDiag® mobile application, improving response time and work flow.”

NetLinxDiag® demonstrates a commitment to AMX® and another opportunity for Control Concepts to provide control systems solutions for the AV industry.

Control Concepts, Inc. (CCI) is a leading independent provider of audiovisual control system solutions.  Its team of experienced professionals creates high quality, intuitive control programming designs for complex AV systems.  Control Concepts combines its thorough, proven design and development process with audiovisual science to make AV systems easy to use in boardrooms, classrooms, and entertainment venues.  CCI’s solutions help consultants, integrators, manufacturers and end user technology managers reduce the business risks associated with complex projects.  The company’s services include control system programming, touchpanel design, custom software solutions, mobile applications, consulting and needs analysis, documentation, system staging, testing and commissioning, and technical support.  CCI helps clients to create advanced AV systems that offer the benefits of Green AV and energy-saving practices, remote room management, building automation, HD signal distribution, lighting control and more.  Control Concepts works with several vertical markets, including higher education, financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, entertainment, legal and government.  Founded in 1997 and based in Fair Lawn, NJ, CCI is dedicated to serving clients throughout North America.  For more information, visit the CCI web site at

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