Welcome to our blog, the Security & Automation Connection! Learn more about security, home automation, business solutions, energy management, access control, and many other solutions available though ELK's M1 Cross Platform Controls. Our goal is to make this blog a great resource for getting new ideas on how to take advantage of the powerful integration and programming capabilities of the M1. We will also provide tech tips and how-to's on a variety of applications to get you well on your way to securing and simplifying life!

ELK Releases New Two-Way Wireless Recessed Door Contact
Jeff Greer - Wednesday, December 03, 2014
ELK PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES NEW TWO-WAY WIRELESS RECESSED DOOR CONTACT HILDEBRAN, NC – ELK Products, a premier manufacturer of security and automation solutions, is pleas ..
ELK Releases New Two-Way Wireless Glass Break
Jeff Greer - Monday, October 06, 2014
ELK PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES NEW TWO-WAY WIRELESS GLASS BREAK SENSOR ELK Products, a premier manufacturer of security and automation solutions, is pleased to announce a new addi ..
ELK Releases New Power Supply Kits
Jeff Greer - Monday, October 06, 2014
(http://www.elkproducts.com/power_supplies.html) ELK PRODUCTS ADDS THREE NEW POWER PRODUCTS ELK Products, a premier manufacture of innovative security solutions is  ..
ELK M1 Integrated with RTI
- Friday, August 15, 2014
ELK M1 Integrated with... So much more than just security... The ELK M1 Automation and Security Control provides security, energy and task management, lighting, audio, acces ..
Monitor Your Loved Ones
- Thursday, August 14, 2014
As any family caregiver knows, your commitment to your loved one is beyond question. But sometimes you can't be with them 24/7. Create peace of mind with ELK's Two-Way Wireless Prod ..
Automating the Sprinkler System
- Friday, July 25, 2014
Automating the sprinkler system can be a great way to care for landscaping, while helping to conserve water. Water schedules can easily conform to community ordinances. By scheduling watering ..
How To Control Window Treatments with the M1
- Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Simplify your life by programming your M1 Security & Automation Control (http://www.elkproducts.com/m1_controls.html) open and close your blinds or drapes. The examples below illustr ..
Monitoring Pool/Spa Area for Safety
Amy Strickland - Monday, June 23, 2014
The M1 system can detect that someone has entered the pool/spa area and provide audible notification. Contacts on doors, entrance gates, and outdoor motion sensors are used to monitor the ar ..
M1 Training at Your Fingertips
- Wednesday, May 14, 2014
When it comes to learning something new or getting a refresher course on something you have been doing for years, training tools are very helpful and ELK has you covered! Below are the links  ..
Notification of Critical Temperatures
- Monday, May 05, 2014
In the food service industry, some very costly inventory is stored in freezers and coolers. The same is true for grocery stores, home owners, etc. If freezers or coolers fail, it can be exp ..