Control4 CA-1 Controller (C4-CA1)

The CA-1 is the foundation that makes smart products work together to deliver rich, orchestrated automation —the smart home experience homeowners truly want.

  • The simplest way to experience the Control4 Smart Home
  • Orchestrated automation for door locks, shades, cameras, sensors, and lighting
  • Built on Control4’s proven OS and ecosystem
  • Built-in connectivity for IP, ZigBee, and serial devices
  • Expansion slot for optional Z-Wave module
  • Perfect for broad-scale deployments
  • Can be powered by PoE—making it an ideal tool to expand ZigBee in larger Control4 installations


The controller is the brain of your smart home. It manages your home automation system, allowing the electronic devices in your home to work together—from lighting and security, to music and video, and pretty much anything else in between. No matter the size of your home, whether you’re automating a single room or a sprawling mansion, Control4 controllers are capable of powering your entire home automation system.

  • The foundation that makes smart products work together to deliver rich, orchestrated automation built around smart lighting, door locks, thermostats, IP cameras, shades and more.
  • The simplest and most affordable way to experience the Control4 smart home.
  • Control4 App license enables in-home control from iOS and Android mobile devices, as well as PCs.
  • A 4Sight subscription enables remote access and control from virtually anywhere as well as When>>Then personalization.

Model number C4-CA1
ConnectionsNetworkEthernet—10/100BaseT compatible (required for
controller setup), PoE supported
WirelessWireless N (2.4 GHz, 802.11n/g/b)
Wireless securityWEP, WPA, and WPA2
Wireless antennaExternal reverse SMA connector
ZigBee Pro802.15.4
ZigBee antennaExternal reverse SMA connector
USB port2 USB 2.0 ports, 500mA
Serial out1 serial out RJ45 port (RS-232)
Z-WaveIntegrated expansion slot accepts Control4 Z-Wave
modules (sold separately)
PowerZ-Wave modulesC4-ZWE, C4-ZWH, C4-ZWU (sold separately)
Power requirements5VDC 3A, external power supply included
Power supplyAC power supply accepts 100-240V ~ 50-60 Hz (0.5A)
PoE802.3af (<13W)
Power consumptionMax 15W (51 BTU/hr)
Operating temperature32˚ ~ 104˚F (0˚ ~ 40˚C)
Storage temperature4˚ ~ 158˚F (-20˚ ~ 70˚C)
Dimensions (H × W × D)5.5 × 5.5 × 1.25" (14 × 14 × 3.8 cm)
Weight0.65 lb (0.3 kg)
Shipping weight1.5 lb (0.68 kg)