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SecurityMan’s Air-Alarm

SecurityMan Air-Alarm is a state-of-the-art wireless alarm system kit for homes and businesses. It is user-friendly easy to use protecting homes/businesses at a minimum cost of investment. Do-It-Your-Self installation and monitoring alarm system without monthly fees is a key benefit for users. The system will alert by phone calls to owner through a series of enlisted phone numbers. The owner can then dial into the host to armed or disarmed using the phone’s numeric keypad. Air-Alarm system can be upgraded by adding up to 60 wireless sensors, sirens, and up to 8 remote controllers.

Extron unveils new switcher

Extron Electronics has announced the availability of the IN1508 scaling presentation switcher, an eight-input A/V switcher that provides upscaling and downscaling for a variety of input sources, including RGB computer-video, HDTV and standard video. This is marketed as a one-box solution for single-display systems.
For more information about this product, call Extron at 714-491-1500 or visit the company's web site at

Elk offers new color touchscreen

Elk Products has introduced a seven-inch color touchscreen, the Elk-TS07, designed to operate with the M1 or EZ8 controls. It has built-in ElkRM software, 800 x 480 resolution, running on the Windows CE operating system. It carries one RS-232 port, one 10/100 Ethernet port and one USM accessory port. Microphone and speaker are also built-in.
For more information about this product, call Elk Products at 800-797-9355 or visit the company's web site at

Freedom by NAPCO

Freedom by NAPCO is the only code-free F-8 security system with 8-zone hybrid control. This revolutionary code-free system is as easy to use as locking the door, eliminates callbacks, account attrition and 100 percent of false alarms caused during exit/entry. Freedom installs in as little as an hour and uses all standard Gemini Wireless. There is nothing to touch on the door. The lock insert interfaces with exiting deadbolt locks and transmits wirelessly.

HAI Wireless Recessed Door Contact

This recessed supervised wireless transmitter is used for the protection of doors and windows in installations where the contact must be totally hidden. The transmitter is concealed within the door or window frame for virtual transparency. It is supplied with a replaceable lithium battery that should last for five years under normal conditions.
For more information, call HAI (Home Automation, Inc.), at 800-229-7256 or visit

Elk Products' M1 Flush Mountable Keypad

Elk introduces a smaller, flush mountable, addressable, LCD keypad for Elk M1 Cross Platform Controls. Elk-M1KP2 features a 32-character backlit display with adjustable intensity and extra large character fonts for ease of readability. It includes keys for four pre-programmed functions, navigation of security and automation functions, quick arming, bypass and chime.
For more information, call Elk Products at 800-797-9355 or visit

Winland's EnviroAlert EA400

The EnviroAlert Critical Environment Monitoring Alarm, whether in a residential or commercial application, provides the flexibility to simultaneously monitor temperature, humidity and/or presence of water in up to four critical environments. EnviroAlert will activate alarms, dialers, transmitters including temperature and humidity high/low set points; defrost time delay up to 120 minutes; eight event alarm memory with time and date.
For more information, call Winland Electronics at 800-635-4269 or visit

Essex Electronics releases K-Prox

The K-Prox is a stand alone access controller that combines an Essex stainless steel piezoelectric keypad with HID proximity. It is designed for outdoor and indoor use, suitable for harsh conditions or high traffic areas. It can handle up to 500 users and has three outputs, programmed through the keypad or with Essex EZKey PC software.
For more information about this product, call Essex Electronics at 800-539-5377 or visit the company's web site at

Elk's new Remote Management software

The new Remote Management software from Elk Products is a graphic interface to M1 and EZ8 systems controlling security, lighting, climate, tasks and outputs. The screens can be personalized with color, custom logos or to hide unused categories. It connects through the main serial port or an Ethernet network, using the ELK-M1XEP Ethernet port.
For more information about this product, call Elk Products at 828-397-4200 or visit the company's web site at

HAI updates the OmniTouch, adds video

The original OmniTouch touchscreen home control product from HAI won the CES Innovations 2003 Award. Now it's been updated to add the ability to see digital video of up to six cameras. The color touchscreen still allows users to control lights, small appliances, security systems, temperatures and ventilation.
For more information about this product, visit HAI's web site at