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ELK Z-Wave Lighting Interface

ELK Z-Wave Lighting Interface

Item # ELK-M1XZW

This product has been discontinued.

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Product Description

The ELK-M1XZW is a radio transceiver interface designed to allow an M1 Controller to interface with Z-Wave enabled devices. Z-Wave technology is a wireless bi-directional communications network consisting of devices such as: Plug-in Dimmer Modules, Wall Mount Switches and Dimmers, Plug-in Appliance Modules, Motion/Occupancy Sensors, and HVAC Thermostats (coming soon). The M1XZW interface functions as a Z-Wave Secondary Controller OR as a Z-Wave Static Update Controller (SUC) for holding the Z-Wave system setup programming. The interface connects to the M1 RS-485 data bus and is enrolled and identified as a Type 5 Expander. As such, it may be remotely located anywhere along the RS-485 data bus within the maximum stated distance limits. The housing is designed for wall mounting and includes mounting screws and anchors.


Once stock is depleted, the ELK-M1XZW will no longer be available. The original Zensys (Z-Wave) radio component that is used in this product has been discontinued. ELK's circuit board is not compatible with the new Zensys (Z-Wave) radio and they have no plans to redesign the product.

M1 Controls can still integrate with Z-Wave products through the use of the ELK-M1XSP Serial Interface and the Leviton ViziaRF+ VRCOP (RS-232 Interface). The ELK-M1XSP requires a special version of firmware for integration with Z-Wave that is available at


M1 Controllers can be programmed to control Z-Wave network devices based on any number of events using the powerful rules engine. These events include, but are not limited to:
  • Time
  • Alarm System Arm Status
  • Status of Alarm System Sensors such as door contact, motion sensors, etc.
  • Task Activation
  • Sunrise /Sunset – Light/Dark
  • Etc.
M1 Controllers can also control Z-wave network devices remotely. The M1Gold Control features a built-in, telephone remote control. With the M1XEP Ethernet Interface, both the M1Gold and M1EZ8 can control Z-Wave enabled devices over the internet, without the need for a dedicated, "24/7" server.

  • Flash Memory for Firmware Updating
  • Connects to the M1 Data Bus - RS-485
  • LED Indicators for Status and Programming
  • Push Button "Copy" Program Switch
  • For Indoor Use Only


  • Signal (Frequency): 908.42 MHz
  • Range: Up to 100 feet (line of sight) to closest Z-Wave enabled product
  • Operating Voltage: 12 Volts D.C.
  • Operating Temperature Range: 32-105 degrees F (0 - 40 degrees C)
  • Current Draw: approx. 60 mA
  • Housing Dimensions: 4.25" x 6.375" x 2.125"
  • Circuit Board Dimensions: 2.25" x 3.95"

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