Control4 EA-3 Controller

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.

Control4 EA-3 controller data sheet
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 and connects 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 license for whole-home communications with Control4 touch screens and door stations.
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

Up to 20 instances of the driver in the project 3 concurrent stream

Video out

HDMI 1.4 HD 1080p, 50-60 Hz

Audio out


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