Core Brands Begins Delivering New Elan G1 High Performance, Affordably Priced Entertainment And Control System

November 20, 2014
Press Release

The new Nice/ELAN® g1 brings the award-winning Nice/ELAN Home Control Platform to the broadest range of applications.

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, November 20, 2014 – Leveraging the capabilities of its new Nice/ELAN Control Platform, leading home entertainment and control technology manufacturer, Core Brands (a Nortek company) today began dealer deliveries of its breakthrough high-performance, affordably priced Nice/ELAN g1 entertainment and control system. The controller is designed for media rooms, smaller projects, secondary homes, builder packages and as a universal remote alternative, thus bringing the benefits of the Nice/ELAN Control Platform to a significantly wider audience.

ELAN g1 Controller

Shipping now, the Nice/ELAN g1 System Controller is a versatile lower-point-of-entry controller and OSD extender for CI integrators and their customers.  Although affordably priced, this new controller is robustly configured with 3 IR outputs, 1 IR input, 1 bi-directional RS-232 input, 1 sensor, 1 HDMI output (720p/1080p) and 1 audio output.  Its built-in WiFi enables all of its functions to be IP controlled, and PoE enabled, it uses dramatically less energy than conventional controllers. It is shipped complete with a hand held remote, top of the line IR sensor, three IR emitters and a serial adaptor.

The g1 features integration of up to 16 zones of security; 2 door locks; media that that can control 1 AVR, 32 displays and an unlimited number of Nice/ELAN zones; as well as controls for lighting (24 devices and up to 24 custom g! keypads), climate (3 stats), video (3 IP cameras), irrigation (16 groups and 256 zones) — plus the ability to add on an unlimited number of Nice/ELAN and Core Brands attachments.

“With the new Nice/ELAN g1, Core Brands is offering dealers a full featured, yet very affordably priced entertainment and control system that delivers more performance and greater value than is offered by competitors in similarly priced systems,” asserted Joe Lautner, Director of Control at Core Brands.  “The g1 resets the benchmarks for robust performance at a value price in the CI control market.  It’s going to enable our dealers to earn a great deal of new business in both the consumer and light commercial markets.”