EL36-4M: e3 Elite-36

4-Door Access Control Platform in Metal Enclosure. Scalable control of up to 128 doors and 256 readers with Linear’s EXN series Expansion Nodes and ACM series Expansion boards.


The e3 Elite-36 embedded browser-based networked access control platform makes advanced security technology reliable and easily scalable for any access control application. This is a top of the line 4-door access control system that can be expanded by adding networked client panels. 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 
  • e3 Elite is ready to connect with 4 doors and 8 readers, but can easily expanded to support 128 doors and 256 readers with license key(s) and Linear’s EXN and ACM expansion nodes.
  • Up to 20,000 cardholders with up to 80,000 cards
  • 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
  • Midsized metal enclosure with key lock UL 294 Certified 
  • Includes ODBC-compliant MySQL database with API