Panasonic CZ-256ESMC3 Touch Screen Central Controller

Key Features

  • Enlarged screen (10,4 inch) with colour LDC
  • Smartphone-like operations (Swiping, flicking)
  • Up to 100 units of the combined total of the following:
    · Indoor unit: Up to 64 units²
    · Outdoor unit: Up to 30 units
    · Central control device: Up to 10 units
  • Remote access via internet
  • Backup to USB
  • Energy monitoring fucntionality




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The smart solution for your advanced requirement in buildings.

New Intelligent Controller CZ-256ESMC3


Intuitive operation

The screens used for operations all follow a common pattern, with the screens being easy to read and easy to use.
  • Enlarged screen (10,4 inch) with colour LDC
  • Smartphone-like operations (Swiping, flicking)

Large screen display. Enlarged by 60%.

This is an operation where the finger is slid in a direction (up or down) on the touch panel. This is used to scroll slowly.

This is an up and down movement of the finger touching the screen, used to pick settings in elements such as spin boxes.

Pull out.
This is an operation where the finger on the touch panel is flicked in a direction (up or down). This is used to scroll quickly.


Enhanced functions for energy saving as standards

  • Set temperature auto return settings, Auto shutoff, Set temperature range limit settings
  • Demand control function
  • Outdoor demand input and timer settings possible
  • Indoor can be set at ±1°C/ ±2°C or thermostat OFF
  • Indoor units controlled in sequence at 10-minute intervals


Screen of Set temperature auto return setting.

Auto shutoff.

Screen of Outdoor demand control.

Energy Visualization

  • Energy-saving plans are supported with graph display function
  • Displays electricity & gas usage distribution

Screen of graph display.


Useful parameters are shown for your better energy saving.
Ex.) Bar graph:
Indoor Unit: 

  • Total operating time, thermostat ON operation time (Min.)
  • Amount used (electricity, gas)
  • Electricity or gas charges


Outdoor unit:

  • Outdoor unit operation cycles (# cycles)
  • Engine time in operation (Hrs.)
  • Cumulative Inverter power output
  • Cumulative PV power output

Pulse value selection per different data intervals 1 hour/1 day/ 1 month compared with last year.


Main new function

  • Gesture function (Flick, Swipe): Yes
  • Graph display (Trends, comparisons) : Yes
  • Web functions (Max. 64 users): Yes
  • Recipient setting for warning email: Yes (Maximum 8)
  • Automatic return to setting temperature: Yes
  • Limitation of setting temperature range : Yes
  • Left-on prevention: Yes
  • Quiet operation of outdoor unit: Yes
  • Occupant sensor linkage: Yes
  • Demand function : Yes
  • Charge calculation : Yes
  • Log display: Yes Warning 10.000 items. Status change 50.000 items
  • Linked control (Event definition 50 events, Input: 32, Output: 32): Yes
  • Under maintenance (Under inspection registration): Yes

Remote control.

The LAN terminal on this unit enables you connect it to a network. Connecting to Internet will enable you to operate the unit and check the status using a PC from a remote location.

New back up tool to save your commissioning time.

Various data such as distribution, setting, log history etc. can be saved by CSV file.
Setting data of CSV file is available to edit and import to the controller again.
You can save time for commissioning and change setting flexibly and easily by your PC.
· Customize data
· Data recovery
Data can be imported again by general USB.

System Configuration Example

1. Intelligent Controller
2. Inter-unit control wiring (no polarity)
3. Pulse meter x 3
4. Inter-unit control wiring (no polarity)
5. Signal input x 3 / Signal output x 2
6. Communication adaptor control wiring (RS-485 (polarity present))
7. Communication adaptor
8. Pulse meter x 3
9. Communication adaptor control wiring (RS-485 (polarity present)
10. Inter-unit control wiring (no polarity)
11. Inter-unit control wiring (no polarity)
12. Signal input x 3 / Signal output x 2
13. Linked systems #1
14. Linked systems #2
15. Linked systems #3
16. Linked systems #4
17. Distribution group
18. Area group