Control4 Essential Switch

Control4’s Contemporary Lighting is designed to elevate lighting control and aesthetics. With a beautiful design that suits the smart home of today, Contemporary Lighting gives you a new industrial design that customers will love.

Intelligent lighting should be a part of every smart home and provides added convenience and peace of mind that homeowners want. Control4 Essential Wireless Lighting products are an addition to the Control4 Wireless Lighting product line and are designed with essential features enabling them to be included in every Control4 system. The Control4® Essential Switch provides on/off control for virtually all lighting types and high-current devices like small fountain pumps and motors.

  • Compatible with a variety of load types including Incandescent, Halogen, Electronic Low Voltage (solid state) Transformers, Magnetic (iron core) Low Voltage Transformers, Fluorescents, Compact Fluorescents, LEDs and Motors
  • Easy installation using convenient screw terminals
  • Auto line/load sensing to detect line and load wiring
  • Daisy chain devices in multi-gang configurations using dual ground connections
  • Elegant, sophisticated design makes a beautiful addition to any home or business
  • Color kits available in Black, Light Almond, and Snow White
  • Control4® screw-less faceplates, sold separately, provide a sleek profile

Description

Control4’s Essential Lighting products offer an expanded way to add intelligence to the lighting in your home. These budget-friendly options are perfect for areas of the home that aren’t utilized as often as primary rooms, such as bathrooms, laundry rooms, garages, and closets, providing flexibility for a consistent lighting solution across the entire house, and ideal for introducing new homeowners to the smart lighting experience.

  • Compatible with a variety of load types including Incandescent, Halogen, Electronic Low Voltage (solid state) Transformers, Magnetic (iron core) Low Voltage Transformers, Fluorescents, Compact Fluorescents, LEDs and Motors
  • Auto line/load sensing to detect line and load wiring
  • Elegant, sophisticated design makes a beautiful addition to any home or business
  • Color kits available in Black, Light Almond, and Snow White

Model numberC4-V-SW120277
Power requirements110-277V AC +/-10%, 60 Hz
This device requires a neutral connection
Power consumption3W
Installation featuresAuto line/load sensing
Convenient installation using screw terminals
Easy to daisy chain devices in multi-gang configurations
Operational temperature0˚ C to 40˚ C (32˚ F to 104˚ F)
Humidity5% to 95% non-condensing
Storage-20˚ C to 60˚ C (-4˚ F to 140˚ F)
Control communicationsZigbee, IEEE 802.15.4, 2.4 GHz, 15-channel spread spectrum radio
Wallbox volume7.78 cubic centimeters (4.75 cubic inches)
Weight0.17 kg (0.38 lb)
Shipping weight0.18 kg (0.40 lb)
Essential Switch, 120V/277VShipped in White (WH). Color-change kits avaiable.
Color kit (C4-V-CKSWITCH-xx)White (WH), Light Almond (LA), Black (BL), Snow White (SW)
Faceplate, 1 gang (C4-FP1-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB
Faceplate, 2 gang (C4-FP2-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB
Faceplate, 3 gang (C4-FP3-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB
Faceplate, 4 gang (C4-FP4-xx)WH, LA, IV, BR, BL, SW, MB, BI, AU, SN, SS, VB

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.

  • Certified HDMI with audio and video capability delivers reliable connectivity to today’s televisions and receivers.
  • 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.
  • Instantaneous, intuitive control from a touch screen, remote, or TV on-screen navigator.
  • Next-generation core and ZigBee processors deliver a new level of speed and performance.

Model number
Entertainment and Automation Controller, 5 ZoneC4-EA5
Entertainment and Automation Controller, 5 Zone, V2C4-EA5-V2
Control4 app licenseIncluded—Supports up to 50 devices
Streaming servicesPandora®, Napster®, Spotify Connect, TuneIn, TIDAL, Deezer
ShairBridgeUp to 20 instances of the driver in the project;
5 concurrent streams
Video out1 video out—HDMI
VideoHDMI 1.4 output; HD 1080p, 50-60 Hz
Audio out5 audio out—1 HDMI, 2 stereo analog, 2 digital coax
Audio in4 audio in—2 stereo analog, 2 digital coax
Audio playback formatsAAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, M4A, MP2, MP3, MP4/M4A, Ogg
Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA
High-resolution audio playbackUp to 192 kHz / 24 bit
Advanced audio subsystemDual audio signal processors, multiple sample rate converters
Audio system controls (analog or digital coax)10-band graphic equalizer, input gain, output gain, loudness,
tone controls, balance
Signal-to-noise ratio<-118 dBFS
Total harmonic distortion0.00023 (-110 dB)
Network
Ethernet10/100/1000BaseT compatible (required for controller setup)
Built-in Ethernet switch1 Ethernet in + 4 gigabit Ethernet switch ports
WiFiInternal Dual-Band Wireless-N (EA-5 V1)
(2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 802.11n/g/b)
Optional Dual-Band WiFi USB Adapter (EA-5 V2)
(2.4 GHz, 5 Ghz, 802.11ac/b/g/n/a)
WiFi securityWPA/WPA2
WiFi antennaExternal reverse SMA connector (EA-5 V1 only); optional WiFi
adapter on the EA-5 V2
Zigbee Pro802.15.4
ZigBee antennaExternal reverse SMA connector
eSATA port1 eSATA port
USB port1 USB 2.0 port—500mA
Control
IR out8 IR out—5V 27mA max output, 1 IR blaster—front
IR capture1 IR receiver—front; 20-60 kHz
Serial out4 serial out (2 DB9 ports and 2 shared with IR out 1-2)
Contact4 contact sensors—2V-30VDC input,
12VDC 125mA maximum output
Relay4 relays—AC: 36V, 2A maximum voltage across relay;
DC: 24V, 2A maximum voltage across relay
Power
Power requirements100-240 VAC, 60/50Hz
Power consumptionMax: 40W, 136 BTUs/hour
Operating temperature32˚ ~ 104˚ F (0˚ ~ 40˚ C)
Storage temperature4˚ ~ 158˚ F (-20˚ ~ 70˚ C)
Fan dB levelMax: 35 dB
Dimensions (H × W × D)1.875" (49 mm) w/feet × 17.5" (444 mm) × 10.125" (258 mm)
Weight6.85 lbs (3.10 kg)
Shipping weight9.30 lbs (4.20 kg)
Accessories
3.5 mm to DB9 Serial CableC4-CBL3.5-DB9B
SR-260 System Remote ControlC4-SR260-B
4Sight Subscription (1 Year)C4-4Sight-E