Come and see Blustream at Essential Install Live!

Blustream is ready for a bumper Essential Install Live and we’re pleased to announce the launch of several new video distribution and control solutions. Visitors to the show will get exclusive hands on access to the latest Custom Pro HDBaseT Matrix, the new Blustream Multi-Room AV Control App and the exciting Multicast UHD Video over IP.

We will be running regular 'hands on’ tutorials on the stand, giving visitors the opportunity to learn about and confidently install our solutions. Specific sessions about Multicast UHD and Blustream control will be running throughout the event. Make sure you come along and experience the power of Blustream.

The ‘new’ Custom Pro 4K Matrix achieves new levels of both performance and flexibility. AV installers can now easily specify their desired I/O structure and choose the additional control features required for a specific AV project. The Custom Pro Matrix has been specifically designed to operate in challenging AV environments. Its robust housing and interlocking board configuration make both installation and maintenance a seamless experience. Advanced optional features include audio breakout, simultaneous HDBaseT/HDMI outputs, RS-232 pass through and a web browser interface module for enhanced control and configuration.

- 2-Way and 4-Way Interchangeable input & output boards
- Optional control boards; IR Routing, Audio breakout, RS-232
- HDBaseT™ 2.0 specifications (coming soon) 
- HDCP 2.2 compliant
- Pre-configured PRO Matrix models available

We now offer dedicated control apps that significantly increase the control capability of our products. Configuration of your matrix and control of third party sources and displays has never been easier.

- Full configuration of advanced Blustream matrix controls
- Build a fully integrated multiroom AV control solution including third party sources and displays (requires Demopad Cloud account) 
- Fast and affordable integrated control for multi-room AV systems
- Intuitive personalised user interface

Key Features

▪ Easy to set up and install using our comprehensive wizard software.
▪ Introducing ‘Quick set-up' which allows basic product installation and configuration in just seconds without the need of a computer or configuration software.
▪ No need for knowledge of networks or creating VLAN’s.
▪ Product supports full 4K UHD, including HDR up to lengths of 100m.
▪ Virtually latency free (1 frame) delivering flawless image quality.
▪ Simple EDID management of source equipment.
▪ Built-in video scaler in the Multicast receiver allows each display to playback its optimal quality video.
▪ Infinitely scalable to incorporate any number of transmitters and receivers.
▪ Easy integration with all 3rd party control systems including Control 4, Crestron, RTI, Push, Elan, URC, Savant & Demopad.
▪ Multicast can be configured in Matrix, Video Wall, One-to-One and One-to-Many modes.
▪ Free one-to-one training provided at a time and place to suit you. (See below)

Additional features

▪ Receivers include LAN loop out to daisy chain and extend distances
▪ Full IR control and IR pass-through for control of the Multicast system and source equipment
▪ PoE from the network switch will power all transmitters and receivers in the system.
▪ System can be configured with virtually any layer 3 network switch.

Get started today with Blustream Control (Europe only)

In conjunction with Blustream, DemoPad have produced the Blustream Control App. The new app makes configuration and control of a Blustream multi-room AV system as easy as possible. Simple integration of a DemoPad CENTRO processor is all the hardware you need to deliver this effective and seamless AV control solution.

▪ Install a complete multi-room AV control system at no extra cost for the customer*
▪ Database includes all common 3rd party sources and displays
▪ Control any Blustream matrix or IP solution
▪ Easy Integration with HDL lighting systems

For detailed instructions of how to configure a system, please see the following website:
*A DemoPad Cloud Account is required at a cost to the installer of £10p/m (No contract or minimum duration, just pay as long as required).

The Blustream Control app gives an installer the perfect platform to start working with DemoPad for residential multi-room AV systems. The scope of the Blustream app is to make configuration and deployment as simple as possible. As such the level of customisation is restricted to image changes and the number of zones & sources.

Once familiar with the Blustream app, the next logical step is to work with the DemoPad Pro Designer Software. Using the designer software unlocks a host of potential home automation features.

DemoPad home automation projects are created in the Pro Designer Software and deployed through the CENTRO Control app. Learn more about the Pro Designer Software using the following link:

Features of DemoPad CENTRO Control and Demopad Design Software

▪ Advanced control and automation of AV systems, lighting, heating and air conditioning, curtains and blinds, door entry, security systems and more.
▪ All independent 3rd party systems can be consolidated and controlled with ease using DemoPad.
▪ Potential to control any IP device on the network including 2-way feedback
▪ Completely customisable user interface
▪ Option to use dedicated graphics packs or any imported images*
▪ Extensive project templates available to edit or install straight away
▪ Schedule timed or astronomically aware events, such as lights coming on or blinds closing when the sun sets
▪ Advanced macros and actions
▪ Online database of over 100,000 codes
▪ Supports gestures and slider functions
▪ No licensing fees for project installation. Installer pays just £10 p/m for unlimited use of DemoPad Designer Software and cloud storage.

*Subscribers with a Blustream cloud subscription have unlimited access to the Pro Designer Software including all graphics packs and project templates.


For full instructions of how to configure a CENTRO 8M, please see the following website:

The CENTRO 8 represents a quantum leap in home automation, bringing advanced automation capabilities to the masses, with an affordable control processor and state of the art embedded software. The CENTRO 8 is the heart of your control system, providing information to iOS / Android devices & enabling advanced logic features and control options.

The CENTRO-C is an affordable 19 inch rack mountable control gateway which can be used with any control system capable of sending TCP IP commands. The CENTRO-C is the heart of your control system, providing a link from your network devices / control system to Infra-Red, RS232 & contact closure devices.

The NEW CENTRO-CM is a mini version of the best selling Centro-C IP gateway. The CM features 4x IR outputs, 1x IR input, 8x Digital inputs and 4x 10amp 240v relays.

The CENTRO-8M is an extremely cost effective small form factor automation and control processor. The CENTRO-8M is the heart of your control system, providing a link to your IP devices & control via IR & RS232. It also allows you to control your system with a standard IR remote control.