Control4® EA-1 Controller
Control4® EA-1 Controller
C4-EA1
The Control4 EA-1 Entertainment and Automation Controller has been designed to automate one-room entertainment solutions with
the processing power and connections to take any entertainment experience to the next level. The EA-1 has a fast multi-core processor,
external WiFi and ZigBee antennas for optimal performance, HDMI® for audio and video, and serial and IR outputs. Its sleek design
and small form factor make it easy to conceal behind a TV. In addition, the EA-1 features an integrated music server with support for
streaming music services and native ShairBridge support for AirPlay-enabled devices. The EA-1 also provides an economical way to
control lights, door locks, climate control, and other smart devices in small residential homes.
• Advanced multi-core processor delivers a new level of speed and performance for instantaneous, interactive on-screen control and
access to lighting, security, music and video solutions.
• Elegant, low-profile design features an integrated power supply for flexible, simple installation. Available mounting bracket allows
easy mounting to the back of your TV, on the wall, or to a standard wall box.
• Incredibly fast, intuitive control from a touch screen, remote, or TV On-Screen Navigator.
• Certified HDMI, with audio and video capability, delivers an all-new, elegant on-screen experience with reliable connectivity to
today’s televisions and receivers.
• Integrated music server with native support for popular streaming services.
• External Wireless-N and ZigBee antennas simplify installation while delivering high-performance network connectivity.
• USB port enables connection to external hard drives for easy access to local music content.
• Control4 App license enables in-home control from multiple iOS and Android mobile devices as well as PCs. Add a 4Sight
subscription and enable remote control and access from virtually anywhere.
• Video/Audio Intercom license for whole-home communications with Control4 touch screens and door stations.
Control4® EA-1 Controller
Model number
C4-EA1
Embedded Services
Control4 app license
Included—Supports up to 50 devices
Intercom license
Included—Supports audio and video intercom
on Control4 touch screens and door stations
Music services
Pandora®, Rhapsody® (Napster®), TuneIn, TIDAL, Deezer
ShairBridge
Up to 20 instances of the driver in the project
1 concurrent stream
Inputs / Outputs
Video out
1 video out—HDMI
Video
HDMI 1.4 output; HD 720p/1080p, 50-60 Hz
Audio out
1 audio out—HDMI
Audio playback formats
AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, M4A, MP2, MP3, MP4/M4A, Ogg
Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA
High-resolution audio playback
Up to 192 kHz / 24 bit
Network
Ethernet
10/100/1000BaseT compatible (required for controller setup)
Wireless
Wireless-N (2.4 GHz, 802.11n/g/b)
Wireless security
WEP, WPA, and WPA2
Wireless antenna
External reverse SMA connector
ZigBee Pro
802.15.4
ZigBee antenna
External reverse SMA connector
USB port
1 USB 2.0 port, 500mA minimum, 600mA maximum
Control
IR out
4 IR out—5V 27mA max output, 1 IR blaster—front
IR capture
1 IR receiver—front; 0-60 kHz
Serial out
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2 serial out (shared with IR out 1 and 2)
Power
Power requirements
100-240VAC, 60/50 Hz
Power consumption
Max: 18W, 61 BTUs/hour
Idle: 12W, 41 BTUs/hour
Operating temperature
32˚ ~ 104˚ F (0˚ ~ 40˚ C)
Storage temperature
4˚ ~ 158˚ F (-20˚ ~ 70˚ C)
Fan dB level
Max: 35 dB
Dimensions (H × W × D)
1.13" (29 mm) × 7.5" (191 mm) × 5.0" (127 mm)
Weight
1.2 lbs (0.54 kg)
Other
Shipping weight
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documentation
and installation
instructions, visit
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2.2 lbs (1.0 kg)
Accessories
Wall-Mount Bracket
C4-WMEA1
Rack-Mount Kit
C4-EA1RMK1, C4-EA1RMK2
3.5mm to DB9 Serial Cable
C4-CBL3.5-DB9B
SR-260 System Remote Control
C4-SR260-B
4Sight Subscription (1 Year)
C4-4Sight-E
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and brands may be claimed as the property of their respective owners. All specifications subject to change without notice. DOC-00179-A 1/18/2016 DH
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