To install ControlRoom, download the appropriate installer for your operating system.


ControlRoom requires a supported Acroname hub with the ControlRoom add-on software feature:

  • USBHub3c – USB-C Hub with Power Delivery Analyzer + Tester

  • USBHub3p – Programmable Industrial 8-port USB 5Gbps Hub

  • USBHub2x4 – Industrial Intelligent 4-port Hi-Speed USB Hub

Supported operating systems

ControlRoom binaries are available for the following platforms:

  • Windows 10 and higher

  • Intel and Apple Silicon Macs running macOS 10.15 or higher

  • Linux:

    • x86_64 Ubuntu LTS 20.04, 22.04

    • arm64v8 Ubuntu LTS 20.04

    • armhf Debian Bullseye

While ControlRoom may work on earlier OS versions, support is limited to the listed versions.

Supported browsers

The ControlRoom web application supports the latest stable versions of Safari, Brave, Edge, Chrome, and Firefox.

Install and launch


  • Open the downloaded .exe file to launch the installer

  • Click “Run” in the security popup

  • Follow the installer prompts to accept the license

  • To reliably view the USB tree, follow the prompt to disable USB suspend

  • Choose an install location and start menu folder


  • Open the downloaded .dmg disk image file

  • Drag the ControlRoom app into the applications folder inside the disk image



  • The downloaded file will be a .deb software package

  • In a command line, run sudo dpkg -i <image file>.deb to install the ControlRoom application


If dependencies are missing, the above command may fail. Run sudo apt-get -f install to install the dependencies, then re-run the previous install command.

  • After installation, open ControlRoom from the applications selector or from the command line


On Linux, the USB Tree may not enumerate all devices on the system if the user does not have write permissions to /dev/bus/usb.