The versatile Control4 EA-3 Entertainment and Automation Controller is the perfect fusion of multi-room, high-resolution audio and smart home automation for small to mid-size homes.
Powered by a next-generation multi-core processor, the EA-3 delivers a new level of speed and performance for instantaneous, interactive on-screen access to all the systems in the home. A built-in music server with three audio outputs delivers high-resolution audio throughout the home from your local music library, popular streaming music services, and AirPlay-enabled devices using native Control4 ShairBridge technology.
The EA-3 includes a variety of I/O to automate audio and video, lighting, climate control, door locks, and other devices controlled by IP, infrared (IR), serial, and ZigBee. With PoE+ for power, a port for Ethernet out, and its included mounting bracket, the compact form factor of the EA-3 makes it easy to install behind any TV or projector.
• Three audio outputs—one HDMI, one stereo analog, and one digital coax—distribute up to three simultaneous, high-resolution audio streams from native streaming services, AirPlay-enabled devices, and local music.
• Integrated music server with native support for popular streaming services, including Deezer, Pandora, Rhapsody, Tidal, and TuneIn.
• All-new, elegant on-screen experience for easy access to entertainment and the entire home.
• Elegant, low-profile design features an integrated power supply for flexible, simple installation and long-term reliability.
• PoE+ provides power and network connectivity over a single CAT5/CAT6 cable.
• Built-in two-port Ethernet switch simplifies installation by connecting an additional device to the home network.
• Included mounting bracket allows easy mounting to the back of your TV, on the wall, or to a standard wall box.
• Integrated Wireless-N and ZigBee with external antennas simplify installation while delivering high-performance connectivity.
• USB port enables connection 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 for whole-home communications with Control4 touch screens and door stations