Red Lion's programming software for Panel Meter and PID Controllers, which include the EPAX5, EPAX6, LPAX5, LPAX6, PAX®2A, PAX2D, PAX2S, PX2C, PAXD, PAXDP, PAXH, PAXI, PAXP, PAXS, PAXT, T16, T48, P16, P48, ICM8 and CUB®5 (Software Version 2.0 or higher). In addition, Crimson® 2.0 is used to program and configure the following G3 HMIs: G303 3 inch HMI and G306 6 inch HMI with monochrome display.
Note: Customers should use Crimson 3.0 for other automation products, which include Graphite® and G3 HMIs, Data Station Plus, Modular Controller, ProducTVity Station and E3 I/O™ modules. Official support (changes and/or testing) of these products in Crimson 2.0 will end on December 2016. For the most current information on supported products, see our Hardware Support webpage.
Crimson 2.0, Build 126.96.36.1998
Note: This build requires a PC running Windows XP or later. Tablet PCs are not supported at this time. Crimson 2 may experience problems running under Windows 10 with touch screen or pen support enabled. These features are not supported at this time, and will not allow Crimson to start when they are enabled.
Installing Crimson 2.0 software is as easy as 1-2-3:
1. Right-click on the Download link below and select Save As
2. Select a suitable directory on your PC to save the file
3. When the download is complete, run the file to install
Vista Users: In addition to downloading and installing the above file, download and unzip this file. Copy the Device folder it creates into this folder:
C:\Program Files\Red Lion Controls\Crimson 2.0
USB Driver Installation Guide (324KB)
CBLUSB23 Driver Installation Guide (425KB)
Crimson 2.0, Build 188.8.131.52
Note: This is the last build of Crimson 2.0 to run under Windows 98.
To take full advantage of Crimson 2 enhancements, as well as to support newer Red Lion products, please upgrade to Windows 2000 or Windows XP. Not all Red Lion products are supported by this build.
Please refer to the Revision History for older versions of this software.
C2 Manual for Modular Controller series (English - Rev 6) (5920KB)
C2 Manual for Modular Controller series (French - Rev 3) (5100KB)
C2 Manual for G3 operator interfaces and Data Station Plus (English - Rev 12) (6468KB)
C2 Manual for G3 operator interfaces (Chinese - Rev 6) (2525KB)
C2 Manual for G3 operator interfaces and Data Station Plus (French - Rev 9) (4211KB)
C2 Tutorial (English) (11.7MB)
C2 Tutorial (French) (8280KB)