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ELK M1 EZ8 Controller Kit with Enclosure & M1KP2 Keypad


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Securing & Simplifying Life

M1 EZ8 offers an economical solution for installations not requiring the voice and telephone remote control capability of the M1 Gold. Unlike controls that only offer basic security capability, M1 EZ8 is a powerful, rock solid security control with the most imaginative automation functionality available. Built on the same software architecture as the M1 Gold, the possibilities for expansion, networking, and option for programming and control over the internet make the M1 EZ8 an exceptional value.

This ready-to-install value package includes:

  • M1EZ8 Control Board
  • M1KP2 LCD Keypad
  • UB12 12" Metal Enclosure
  • 1250 5Ah Battery
  • TRG1640 AC Transformer
  • SP35 Interior Speaker
  • RJSET Telco Jack & Cord

At its heart is a security system with more than 30 years of innovative design evolution. An open connectivity platform provides easy communication with Elk's 50+ integration partners to provide a sophisticated, seamlessly meshed and coordinated system. M1's additional intelligence allows customization and expansion to continually meet your changing needs.

You have full system control, both locally and remotely, through a variety of apps for smart phones, tablets, and laptops without fee-based cloud systems. A wide variety of keypad choices enables you to satisfy your personal design tastes as well. Customized status alerts, through system speakers or delivered to your phones, are created from M1 Gold's 500+ word vocabulary which is also used to provide voice prompts for built-in telephone remote control.

  • Large zone capacity: 8 on-board zones expandable to 200
  • Wireless capability: Up to 144 zones
  • Two-way Listen-in capability via Central Station
  • Time/Date stamped 512 event history log
  • Menu driven, full text keypad programming – no manual required!
  • 12 On-board Outputs: 1 siren driver/voltage, 1 form "C" relay and 10 low current (10mA) outputs
  • Can be partitioned into 8 separate areas and account numbers
  • User Codes: 199 (4 or 6 digit) with assignable authority levels
  • Arm levels: Away, Stay, Stay Instant, Nite, Nite Instant, Vacation

Home Automation

M1 future-proof systems provide you with the ability to manage the overall control of your entire home or business from a single, easy-to-use yet sophisticated control solution. This user-friendly system can control just about any electronic feature in the home or business, from sprinklers, to water valves, distributed audio, gates and doors, spas, and more.


M1 gives you robust security solutions you want and need. Whether a new or existing installation, M1 offers hard wired or wireless options. The system provides a full range of detection and reporting capabilities.

Access Control

M1 access control solutions provide secure identity management allowing authorized personnel to enter secure areas, while preventing unauthorized individuals from entering. The M1 provides seamless integration of door control, alarm arm/disarm, lighting, and temperature.

Energy Management

Control costs with the M1 "Green" technology solutions. M1 energy management solutions provide control and scheduling capabilities for lighting, climate control, shades/blinds, electric water heaters, and other electrical devices. Conserve energy and reduce costs without compromising safety, convenience or comfort. M1 enables you to manage energy output, shrink your carbon footprint and lower utility bills.


Lighting offers different things to different people. Homeowners want lighting that provides the right ambience for their mood or activities. Business owners want lighting that attracts customers and creates a safe and effective work environment. Everyone wants to save on energy costs while maintaining safety and convenience.

M1 Cross Platform Home Automation & Security Control

Elk Products designs and manufactures premium quality electronic equipment for the professional security and automation installer. ELK's M1 Cross Platform Control Family integrates rock solid security and full featured automation providing convenient user interfaces and remote control options. M1 can be integrated with other manufacturers systems for complete control of home or business.


Product Features

  • Flash Memory – Allows field updates to firmware electronically
  • Supports 4-wire (any zone) and 2-wire (zone 8) smoke detectors
  • Includes fire alarm verification routine
  • Hardware "watchdog" and nonvolatile EEPROM memory
  • Telephone Line Fault with alarm output


  • True V.22 bis Modem for fast, reliable upload/download
  • Optional Ethernet port for reporting operation / control or programming
  • Digital Communicator formats: SIA, Contact ID, 4+2 and Pager
  • Elk-RP PC software includes "conflict resolution" to easily highlight differences between control and PC
    • Dial-up, Ethernet or local from RS-232 port with optional M1EZ8MSI Main Serial Interface
    • Automatic answering machine bypass

Automation & Integration

  • Create lifestyle enhancing comfort, convenience and security
  • Powerful "Whenever/And/Then" RULES Programming allows almost any imaginable operation.
    • No need to chain rules together.
    • Any single "Whenever" event can can have one or more ANDs and THENs (conditions and commands).
  • Rules utilize easy to understand text based references
  • Control lighting using 2-way Power Line Carrier (PLC) or RS-232 Serial Port*
    • On, Off, Pre-set Dim, All On, All Off commands
  • Sunset/Sunrise calculation and activation
  • Transmit and receive custom serial ASCII messages*
  • Read temperature sensors and communicate with thermostats*
  • Turn on Tasks, Lights, Outputs via Keypad or PC Web Browser
  • Interface with a broad range of other systems*

Power Supply

  • Heavy Duty – 2.5 Amp power supply w/ 1 Amp continuous
  • Dynamic battery test, Zone Voltage Display and Voltmeter
  • PTC (fuseless) resettable overload protection

*Requires optional M1EZ8MSI or M1XSP serial ports

Technical Details

  • Manufacturer Part #: ELK-M1EZ8KBS
  • UPC: 762158550591