EXN-2C: e3 Elite

2-Door Expansion Node in Compact Plastic Enclosure. Has 2 reader ports, 4 inputs, 4 outputs, integrated tamper switch, and optional POE. Designed to be installed separately from e3 Elite-36 system enclosure.


The e3 Elite-36 embedded browser-based networked access control platform makes advanced security technology reliable and easily scalable for any access control application. With tens of thousands of access control systems deployed in the field, and backed by decades of experience, Linear continues to deliver unprecedented value and innovation. 

This full-featured, self-contained hardware/software access systems is perfect for commercial, industrial, banking, medical, retail, hospitality, and other businesses where users need to secure their facilities, manage access of personnel, create and analyze reports, and monitor the system remotely from any web browser. 

The comprehensive wizard is fast and intuitive, saving significant set-up time. The Elite can be seamlessly scaled up and is designed for large scale access control by providing increased door and reader capacity, enhanced features, and higher level capabilities. The e3-Series makes expansion easy.

The e3 Elite sets new standards of excellence for reliability, ease-of-use, expandability, and best-in class value.



  • Shared hardware and software architecture across all e3-Series means easy upgrades and expansion
  • Reliable, IT-friendly embedded Linux operating system eliminates: Virus / spyware attacks, Operating System update dependency 
  • Adds 2 readers, 4 inputs, and 4 outputs to e3 Elite-36 systems
  • More than one can be added to e3 Elite-36 systems for control of up to 128 doors and 256 readers
  • Intuitive quick-start wizard allows for ultra-fast setup, saves hours of time versus traditional systems 
  • Browser-based management enables system status and updates from any place, with any browser, on any operating system 
  • Optional PoE power with e3-POE module
  • Integrated tamper switch
  • Compact plastic enclosure
  • Includes ODBC-compliant MySQL database with API