Paradox EVO and Digiplex Driver

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MSRP: $199.00
Version: 20231129
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Enables Paradox EVO Security Panels to be controlled via Control4 using the Control4 V2 security proxy interface.  This is a completely new driver and does not allow for updating from the previous paradox driver.



  • Reliable RS232 communication with Paradox
  • Arm security panel (Stay, Away, Instant, Force arm modes)
  • Disarming of security panel
  • 4 and 6-digit user codes supported
  • RFID integration (using Paradox Door modules), Access Control integration
  • Multi partition support
  • Arm or Disarm all partitions easily from Control4 interfaces
  • MyHome, iPad, iPhone, Android, Control4 GUI supported
  • Zone labels and usernames are downloaded into Control4 system from Paradox panel
  • Custom Entry and Exit delay modes
  • Multi Lingual (English, Czech, Portuguese-Brazil)
  • Polling Timer for Driver communication verification
  • Automatic email and text notification of Arm, disarm and alarms of security system.  (requires 4Sight)
  • Driver verifies zone state upon reboot of Control4 (no more issue where ‘all zones open’).
  • Utility key support (trigger events in Paradox from Control4 GUI)
  • Designed for Dealers (Lots of extra events and actions for Control4 programming)
  • Virtual Input support (Create ‘zones’ on the paradox that are open and closed via Control4 programming)
  • Automatically flash lights in home when alarm is active


Compatible Hardware

Paradox Security Systems are available worldwide - see for your nearest distributor.


 Compatible Control4 Systems
This driver is compatible with Control4 2.9.1 or higher.


Driver License Activation
A single license will unlock as many instances of the driver as needed in your project. Cloud Driver is required to activate all DriverCentral licenses and trials. To find out more about drivercentral features click here. Additionally, here is a quick video that demonstrates the licensing process.


Showroom and Free Trial
All Cinegration Development drivers for Control4 come with a 7-day trial. Simply add the DriverCentral licensing driver along with this driver and you can fully test the driver before purchasing. Including Cinegration Development drivers in your showroom project will give you unlimited use without purchase.


Driver is provided by Cinegration Development LLC.  All rights reserved.

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Talib Khan
Talib Khan
Awesome Driver
Works well and excellent support when i had an issue
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Amir Yahav
Amir Yahav
Paradox driver
Awesome driver that works great in every project , tons of integration options , but there’s any option for the ...
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Thank you for the review :).  Unfortunately, the Paradox API does not support the ability to bypass.  We ...

John Mouawad
John Mouawad
Works well with inputs being able to trigger events in Control 4, but we need to be able to control ...
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Hi John, the driver supports this already. Paradox uses a concept called Utility Keys that are basically triggers from Control4 ...
Michael Polskih
Michael Polskih
Perfect driver for the Сontrol4 system. I think, it's the best solution for integration security system. Work well. I thank ...
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Installers Guide
Click here to access the full installers guide that includes driver setup instructions as well as driver feature details.


Additional relevant guides:

Arming-Disarming Security Panel

Zone Labels for Paradox

Security Panel Zone Setup

Paradox - Virtual Inputs


Warranty and Disclaimer
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  • 20240125
    • Fixed incorrect spellings on certain Polish messages
    • Updated Copyright
  •  20231129
    • Added Polish version
    • Added French version
    • Improved multiple partition timers and notifications
    • General improvements
  •  20231027
    • Fixed Partition updates would sometimes lose their ArmType value
    • Fixed different partitions arming at different exit delays
    • Improved exit timer to more accurately reflect the actual countdown time
  •  20230103
    • Added Clear Troubles
    • Added LastZoneName to Alarm alert
    • fixed rare lua error on malformed rs232 data
    • updated DriverCentral licensing
    • General updates to support packages
    • Copyright updates
  •  20220801
    • Added Utility key connections in for relay bindings
  •  20220527
    • Added Composer Conditional action for Utility keys
    • Fixed escaped characters being escaped twice
    • Fixed issue with incorrect response when Arming all partitions
  •  20220519
    • Fixed partitions not updating correct Zones in Partition
    • Locale updates
  •  20220515
    • Added Window and Door Group events (when all doors are closed etc...)
    • Added dedicated Power Failure/Restore events (easier house power fail events)
    • Fixed code required to arm always requiring a code
    • Fixed issues with incorrect Partition state notifications
  •  20220425
    • Fixed issue where Partition name xml was being re-written after bootup
    • Fixed issue where trouble came in 'after' restore so it never got restored
    • Fixed issue where some trouble clears were not being cleared
    • Driver no longer stores PartitionName
    • Fixed DriverCentral product id issue
    • Fixed LUA_ERROR that would happen when driver first was loaded
  •  1025
    • Fixed incorrect notification on Smoke Detector
    • Reset eventBetter debug messaging with RS232
  • 1024
    • Fixed incorrect module trouble alerts
    • Updated language for cz (module troubles)
    • If rs232 wire is unplugged on 1/8" mini, driver now properly states 'Failed to Checkin' state
  • 1021
    • Updated DriverCentral API
    • Fixed Smoke Reset not working from Composer
  • 1020
    • Fixed system state notification on project reboot (was sending the alarm state email on reboot)
    • Fixed composer programming all partitions disarm not working
    • Fixed issue with Virtual PGM's not executing composer variables
    • Fixed typos on certain events descriptions
    • Improved alarm cancel speed
    • Improved disarm notifications response time
  • 1019
    • Fixed system state notification on project reboot (was sending the alarm state email on reboot)
    • Fixed alarm cancel not very fast
    • Fixed composer programming all partitions disarm not working
    • Fixed issue with Virtual PGM's not always working
  • 1017
    • Added Quick Arm feature. This allows the driver to arm without a code (via Control4 GUI). Note: Quick arming must also be enabled on Paradox. Default setting is No
  • 1016
    • Fixed issue where malformed data was causing lua errors (the malformed data is now returned and shown)
  • 1014
    • Removed url from emails
  • 1013
    • Fixed issue where Medical panic could not be sent from Control4 programming
    • Updated Flashing Lights module
  • 1012
    • Driver now will discard area data that was received but not complete or malformed
  • 1011
    • Fixed issue where certain unsupported characters where being processed
    • Added Relay (PGM) connections to driver
  • 1010
    • Fixed issue where automatic push notifications could not be turned off.
  • 1009
    • Fixed issue with commas in usernames
    • Fixed issue with bad zone type parsing
    • Improved RS232 buffer
    • Fixed issue with special characters causing issues on driver
    • Added Automatic Push Notification
    • Added zones in partitions table to zones table
    • Fixed issue with zones names where the first character was a number
    • Fixed issue where driver could lock up if dealer pressed download panel info multiple times
  • 1005
    • Fixed issue where multiple partition names were not correct on some alert messages
    • Updated properties for better workflow
    • Updated Default user code to be entered either on Driver or Composer Partition settings.
  • 1004
    • Fixed issue where non-tracked partition data was causing a lua error
  • 1003
    • Added Russian locale
    • Added support for tampered zones to trigger C4 like a normal zone
    • Fixed issue where Stay/Away programming was not working
  • 1002
    • Fixed issue with 'nil' value error
    • Added support to notify touchscreens when a user entered code
    • Improved setup of driver
    • Adding or changing zones or users no longer deletes existing connections/programming.  
  • 1000
    • Migration to driverCentral
    • Added better setup experience