ELAN Announces New High Performance, Entry-Level Controller Is Shipping

ELAN EL SC 100 SR BDL GroupShot 2020Carlsbad, California, February 6, 2020 — ELAN®, the control brand by Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), today announces the ELAN SC-100 System Controller is available for delivery. Further expanding the possibilities for all ELAN integrators and home builders, the new entry-level controller is designed for smaller installations or where single-point control is required for media, climate, lighting and more. Attractively priced, the new ELAN SC-100 System Controller is powered by a high-performance quadcore processor and can also be deployed as an intelligent extender for larger ELAN installations.

The ELAN SC-100 System Controller is available for order by itself or as a convenient bundled solution with the sleek ELAN HR10 handheld remote. The bundle combination provides everything a homeowner needs to improve their media experience and control a single room or environment.

Homeowners using the ELAN single room control solution can use one remote to manage all their media and entertainment in one room and the ELAN mobile app to control and automate lighting, temperature, and door lock systems in the home. With interfaces for controlling devices over IP, RS-232 and IR, the ELAN SC-100 System Controller is an ideal choice to integrate with most popular brands.

ELAN’s new single room solution may be cloud managed so that dealers can enjoy visibility and control over all deployed systems to monitor and ensure their software is always up to date or the latest. ELAN 8.4, the latest software version, is available to ELAN dealers for download.

ELAN EL SC 100 Side Left Image 2020Millions of consumers today are seeking access to the many benefits of automated media and single room control solutions. In some cases, higher-end home automation solutions are too costly for the average consumer. The new ELAN SC-100 System Controller brings the ultimate media or one room solution and the company’s world-class service together for a new affordable price for more integrators and customers.

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“The ELAN SC-100 offers robust performance at a compelling price point that creates new opportunities for our dealers and home builders,” said Richard Pugnier, vice president of marketing at NSC. “For small to moderate installs, this provides a single point of control for an optimal media solution plus the ability to add climate, lighting, security and other capabilities. Through our award-winning ELAN interface, the ELAN SC-100 delivers an exceptional experience and expands our intelligent systems to more customers, further elevating the ELAN brand.”

“The new compact design allows easy installation in cabinets, structured wiring cabinets and even behind a display,” said Jeff Shaw, ELAN product manager. “And the ELAN SC-100 in extender mode enables use with gSC series controllers on larger projects that require multiple rooms, floors and properties and that have attached products from all our custom brands. Coming right on the heels of our new ELAN surveillance lineup, integrators have more choices to satisfy more customers.”

The ELAN SC-100 is now available for order by Authorized ELAN Dealers. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for the Controller and Remote Control is $999 before labor and installation. Model numbers for the product, remote and mount are as follows:

  • EL-SC-100 – SC-100 System Controller
  • EL-SC-BDL – SC-100 System Controller and HR10 Remote Bundle
  • EL-SC-100-BKT – SC-100 Structured Wiring Cabinet Mount