Control4 Core 5 Controller (C4CORE5)

Control4SKU: C4CORE5

Sale price $0.00
CORE 5 delivers the ultimate experience for intelligent automation deployments, whether residential or commercial, featuring the highest-quality audio of the Control4 CORE series, and the processing power to coordinate hundreds of smart/connected devices. CORE 5 can automate sophisticated audio and video distribution systems, complex interior and exterior lighting and color scenes, vital security and communications systems, and climate controls for multiple zones.Powered by a next-generation multi-core processor, CORE 5 delivers a new level of speed and performance for instantaneous, interactive control to all the systems on the job, and a beautiful, interactive 4K on-screen menu. For entertainment, CORE 5 includes new, higher quality DACs (digital to analog converters) with audiophile-grade signal-to-noise ratio of 118dB, and powerful new DSPs that provide ultra-fine controls for a fully customizable 6-band equalizer with graphical display. Each of the audio outputs - three digital audio outputs, three analog audio outputs, and an HDMI output - can be independently streamed simultaneously by Ryff, the built-in high-resolution audio server, allowing customers to listen to their local music library, or stream from a variety of leading music services, and AirPlay-enabled devices. CORE 5 includes secure, wireless Zigbee and Zwave*, and plentiful I/O including IP, infrared (IR), and serial to control and automate distributed audio and video systems, lighting systems with color and temperature controls, climate control, security and surveillance systems and their sensors, audio/video intercom systems, and more. The sleek fan-less design, heat-sink chassis, rack-mount form factor, and top-of-the-line components make the CORE 5 the ultimate foundation to power any next-gen intelligent deployment. With OvrC Pro built in, CORE will be the foundation for networking monitoring and management, giving you access to the entire network of IP devices - including third-party products - for remote connections, device and network configurations, and troubleshooting. Those features, paired with diagnostic data, make remote support easy, eliminating unnecessary service calls, which will enable you to streamline your business and tackle more jobs – all from the OvrC web or mobile app.


  • New, updated multi-core processors allow CORE 5 to run OS 3 faster and more efficiently, with power to spare for new features and functionality currently in development
  • Seven audio outputs—one HDMI, three stereo analog, and three digital coax—distribute up to seven simultaneous, highresolution audio streams from native streaming services, AirPlay-enabled devices, and local music libraries
  • Ryff high-resolution audio server built-in, with native support for popular streaming services including Qobuz, TIDAL,Pandora, Spotify, SiriusXM, SOUNDMACHINE, TuneIn, and more
  • Elegant 4K on-screen interactive menu for easy access to entertainment sources, device control, scene selection, comfort settings, surveillance monitoring, and more
  • 1U, fan-less design features a heat-sink chassis and integrated power supply, for a simple, silent, and reliable installation
  • Pre-installed ears and 1U sizing allows for convenient rack mounting
  • Integrated Zigbee and Zwave* radios with external antennas simplify installation while delivering reliable low-bandwidth communication for other smart/connected devices
  • Two USB ports enables connection to external hard drives for easy access to music content, or use of a WI-FI dongle
  • Registration to enables access and control from multiple mobile devices through the Control4 App for Android and iOS – including Apple Watch – while connected to the local network
  • Active 4Sight subscription enables remote access with the Control4 App, Intercom Anywhere, Notifications, integration with Alexa and Google voice assistants, When>>Then access, and automatic cloud backups
  • Communication server built-in for audio/video intercom between Control4 touchscreens, Chime Video Door Bells and door stations
  • OvrC Pro built in for advanced remote management and monitoring, device and network configurations, and simplified troubleshooting solutions including the OvrC Connect app for customers






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


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


Balance (+/-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)
Shelving (Hi/Lo) Treble, Bass (Gain +/-12dB, 0.01steps; Freq 20-20kHz)
Test Signal (0 to -50dB, 0.5dB steps)
Input Level
Max Volume (0 - 100)
Volume (0 - 100)
All controls can 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


Ethernet 10/100/1000BaseT compatible (required for controller setup) 1 Ethernet in
WiFi Accessory only via USB
WiFi Security WPA/WPA2
WiFi Antena Accessory only via USB
Zigbee Pro 802.15.4
Zigbee Antenna External reverse SMA connector
Zwave Zwave 700 series
Zwave Antenna External reverse SMA connector
USB Port 2 USB 3.0 port


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 requirements 100-240VAC, 60/50Hz
Power consumption Max: 40W, 136 BTUs/hour , Idle: 15W, 51 BTUs/hour


Operating temperature 32 - 104 F (0 - 40 C)
Storage temperature 4 - 158 F (-20 - 70 C)
Fan dB level No fan
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.68” (42.9mm) X 17.4” (442mm) X 9.78” (249mm)
Weight 5.9 lbs (2.68 kg)


Front Panel LEDs Status LEDs (listed left to right): music streaming, warning, link,power
ID Buttonv Includes LED that mimics the power LED on the front panel
RAM 4GB Minimum
Flash Disk 16GB eMMC
Security Secure Boot


3.5mm to DB9 Serial Cable C4-CBL3.5-DB9
Remote for OnScreen Menu C4-SR260-B
4Sight Subscription (1 Year) C4-4Sight-E

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