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=ELK Configuration=
 
=ELK Configuration=
[[Image:Configuration Elk.gif|frame|none|''Elk Configuration'']]
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[[Image:Configuration Elk.gif|frame|none|''ELK Configuration'']]
  
  
Enter the '''IP Address''' for the Elk.
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Enter the '''IP Address''' for the ELK.
  
 
'''Port''' should be the non-secure 2101.
 
'''Port''' should be the non-secure 2101.
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'''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.
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'''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.
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'''ELK-ISY Documentation:''' [http://www.elkproducts.com/pdf/ELK-Insteon-ISY99i.pdf ELK-Insteon-ISY99i.pdf]
  
  
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* 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.
 
* Make sure not to use any special characters in the name of your devices.  
 
* 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.
 
* 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 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.
 
* Check all six check-boxes for the "Serial Port 0 Transmit Options" on the Globals G29-G42 tab settings.
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** 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.
* [http://forum.universal-devices.com/viewforum.php?f=17 UDI Forum for Elk]
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: [http://forum.universal-devices.com/viewforum.php?f=17 UDI Forum for ELK]
 
: [http://www.elkproducts.com/ ELK Products]
 
: [http://www.elkproducts.com/ ELK Products]
  

Revision as of 12:21, 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.


ELK-ISY Documentation: ELK-Insteon-ISY99i.pdf


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
ELK Products



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

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