Control4 CORE5 Controller
Control4 CORE5 Controller
Control4 CORE5 Controller

Control4 CORE5 Controller

Regular price$6,000.00
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If you’re looking for a powerful and sophisticated home automation system, then the Control4 CORE5 Controller is a great option to consider. This controller is packed with features and provides users with plenty of options for controlling their smart home devices. The CORE5 Controller can be used to control lights, thermostats, security cameras, doors and much more.

The Control4 CORE5 Controller is designed to be the direct replacement for the EA5. It delivers the ultimate smart installment experience, featuring the highest-quality audio of the Control4 series and processing power to coordinate hundreds of smart devices. The CORE5 can automate sophisticated home theatres, complex interior and exterior lighting scenes, vital security and communications systems, and climate controls for multiple zones

CORE5 features five independent audio outputs-two digital coaxial, two RCA stereo analog, and one HDMI with an audiophile grade signal-to-noise ratio of 118dB. A built-in music server delivers immersive, multi-stream, high-resolution audio with five built-in simultaneous audio streams from your customer’s local music collection, a variety of streaming music services, or from AirPlay-enabled devices using native Control4 ShairBridge technology. Expand beyond five streams by including additional Control4 Core Controllers.

Main Features:

  • Built to run all types of next-gen smart deployments: residential or commercial, jobs big or small
  • New, updated processors allow Core to run OS 3 faster and more efficiently, with power to spare for new features and functionality currently in development
  • 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 libraries
  • High-resolution audio delivered with high-quality DACs, exceptional signal-to-noise ratio and ultra-low distortion for multiple simultaneous streams of fantastic-sounding music
  • Integrated music server with native support for Pandora, Spotify, Connect, Tidal, Deezer, TuneIn, and Napster streaming services
  • Elegant on-screen experience for easy access to entertainment and the entire deployment
  • Low-profile design features an integrated power supply for flexible, simple installation and long-term reliability
  • Pre-installed rack ears and 1U rack size for convenient rack mounting
  • Incredibly fast, intuitive control from a tablet, smart phone, touch screen, remote, or TV on-screen navigator
  • Integrated Zigbee radio with external antennas adds high-performance connectivity
  • USB and eSATA ports enables connections to external hard drives for easy access to music content
  • Control4 App license enables in-home control from multiple iOS including Apple Watch and Android mobile devices
  • Connect to your home remotely with an optional 4sight subscription
  • Video/Audio Intercom license for whole-home communications with Control4 touch screen and door stations
  • Supports communications serve software for MDU applications
  • Built-in OvrC Pro for advanced remote management and monitoring


  • Specifications



    ID Button Specifications

    Control4 app – Supports up to 50 iOS and Android devices

    OvrC Hub – Built-in OvrC Pro functionality

    Music services – Pandora, Napster, Spotify, TuneIn, Tidal, Deezer, SiriusXM, Soundmachine, iHeartRadio, Amazon Music,, Qobuz

    Apple Support – Airplay-enabled devices

    Inputs/Outputs AV Specifications

    Video Out – 1 video out – HDMI

    Video Out – HDMI 2.0a output; 4K @ 60Hz

    Audio Out – 7 audio out – HDMI, 3 stereo analog, and 3 Digital Coax

    Audio In – 2 audio in – analog, dig coax

    DSP Stereo Analog Output 1/2

    – Balanced (+/-12dB, 0.5dB steps)
    – Max volume (0-100), volume (0-100)
    – Loudness (on/off)
    – 6-Band PEQ (Gain +/-12dB, 0.01steps; Freq 20-20kHz, 1Hz steps; Q 0.5-15, 0.01steps)
    – Mono/stereo
    – Shelving (Hi/Lo) Treble, Bass (Gain +/-12dB, 0.01steps; Freq 20-20kHz)
    – Test signal (0 to -50dB, 0.5dB steps)

    DSP Stereo Digital Input And Output

    Stereo digital input – Input level

    Stereo Digital Output
    – Max volume (0-100)
    – Volume (0-100)
    – Mute
    – Mute
    – All controls can be happen simultaneously

    Audio playback – AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, M4A, MP2, MP3, MP4/M4A, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA

    Audio resolution – up to 192 kHz/24 bit

    Inputs/Outputs Network Specifications

    10/100/1000BaseT compatible (required for controller setup)
    1 Ethernet in

    Inputs/Outputs Network (WiFi Specifications)

    WiFi – Accessory only via USB

    WiFi Security – WPA/WPA2

    WiFi Antena – Accessory only via USB

    Inputs/Outputs Network (Zigbee Specifications)

    Zigbee Pro – 802.15.4

    Zigbee Antenna – External reverse SMA connector

    Zwave – Zwave 700 series

    Zwave Antenna – External reverse SMA connector

    USB Port

    1 USB 3.0 port

    Inputs/Outputs Control Specifications

    IR out – 8 IR out – 4V 27ma max output

    IR capture – 1 IR receiver – front; 20-60 kHz

    Serial out – 4 serial out (2 DB9 and 2 shared with IR)

    Contacts – 4x; 2-30VDC input, 12VDC 125mA max output

    Relays – 4x; AC: 36V, 2A max across relay; DC: 24V, 2A max across relay

    Power Specifications

    Power requirements –
    100-240VAC, 60/50Hz

    Power consumption –
    Max: 40W, 136 BTUs/hour
    Idle: 15W, 51 BTUs/hour

    Other Specifications

    Operating temperature: 32 – 104 F (0-40 C)

    Storage temperature: 4 – 158F (-20 – 70 C)

    Fan dB level – No fan

    Wall mount bracket – No

    Rack mount kit – Yes – included, installed

    Feet – Yes – included, uninstalled

    Other Mechanical And Hardware

    Front panel LEDs – Status LEDs (listed left to right): music streaming, warning, link, power

    ID Button – Includes LED that mimics the power LED on the front panel

    CPU – i.MX8Mi

    RAM – 4GB Minimum

    Flash Disk – 16GB eMMC

    Security – Secure Boot

    OSD – QT OSD

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