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* Make sure you enable the non-secure port for your ELK (2101) and use it in ISY.
 
* Make sure you enable the non-secure port for your ELK (2101) and use it in ISY.
 
* If you have more than 256 nodes/scenes, then you are going to run out of room in ELK.
 
* If you have more than 256 nodes/scenes, then you are going to run out of room in ELK.
* Please make sure not to use any special characters in the name of your devices.  
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* Make sure not to use any special characters in the name of your devices.  
* Please use the latest Elk firmware (5.1.14), as previous firmware versions have been known to cause issues.
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* Please use the latest Elk firmware (5.1.14+), as previous firmware versions have been known to cause issues.
* Please check all the Opt flags for all your INSTEON imported devices. This is done in ELK RP|Lighting panel. If you do not have these flags set, you will experience lights intermittently turning on/off by themselves.  
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* Check all the Opt flags for all your INSTEON imported devices. This is done in ELK RP|Lighting panel. If you do not have these flags set, you will experience lights intermittently turning on/off by themselves.
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* Check all six check-boxes for the "Serial Port 0 Transmit Options" on the Globals G29-G42 tab settings.
 
* To make secondary switches and keypad buttons correspond to a device status:
 
* To make secondary switches and keypad buttons correspond to a device status:
 
** Create a scene with all the responders. Do not include the load device.  
 
** Create a scene with all the responders. Do not include the load device.  
 
** Create a program that controls that scene in response to changes in the load device.
 
** Create a program that controls that scene in response to changes in the load device.
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* [http://forum.universal-devices.com/viewforum.php?f=17 UDI Forum for Elk]
  
  

Revision as of 11:59, 27 April 2010

ELK Configuration

Elk Configuration


Enter the IP Address for the Elk.

Port should be the non-secure 2101.

Security Code should be empty.


Disable All On/Off When checked will ignore X10 All On/Off from ELK.

Be sure to press the Save button after making any changes.


Generate ELK Export File Creates a list of all devices and scenes in a format that the ELK can understand. You will be presented with a save file requester. A new file must be created and imported to the Elk whenever you add or delete devices/scenes.


To control an ELK using the ISY Network Module see ISY-99i_Series_INSTEON:Networking:Network_Resources


ELK FAQs

  • You need ELK M1 Gold + ELK M1 XEP.
  • Make sure you enable the non-secure port for your ELK (2101) and use it in ISY.
  • If you have more than 256 nodes/scenes, then you are going to run out of room in ELK.
  • Make sure not to use any special characters in the name of your devices.
  • Please use the latest Elk firmware (5.1.14+), as previous firmware versions have been known to cause issues.
  • Check all the Opt flags for all your INSTEON imported devices. This is done in ELK RP|Lighting panel. If you do not have these flags set, you will experience lights intermittently turning on/off by themselves.
  • Check all six check-boxes for the "Serial Port 0 Transmit Options" on the Globals G29-G42 tab settings.
  • To make secondary switches and keypad buttons correspond to a device status:
    • Create a scene with all the responders. Do not include the load device.
    • Create a program that controls that scene in response to changes in the load device.
  • UDI Forum for Elk



ISY-99i/ISY-26 INSTEON:Configuration Tab

ISY-26 INSTEON / ISY-99i Series INSTEON : User Guide