2GIG GB1 345 Install Guide
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GLASS BREAK DETECTOR
The Glass Break Detector (2GIG‐GB1‐345) is a fully‐supervised,
tamper‐protected, ceiling‐ or wall‐mounted unit. It communicates
with the control panel using the 345 MHz frequency. The detector
provides a 15 ft (4.6 m) maximum detection range, 360° maximum
horizontal sensing angle, and dual‐stage glass break detection.
Verify that the package includes the following:
• 1—Glass Break Detector (with Mounting Base)
• 2—Lithium Batteries
• 3—Plastic Wall Anchors with Screws
Figure 1 LED Indicators
Inserting and Replacing the Batteries
To insert or replace the batteries:
1 Unwrap the detector.
2 Holding the cover and base, twist the cover in a counter‐clockwise
motion. When the imprinted arrows on the side of the detector
are aligned, separate the unit.
3 Remove the old batteries.
IMPORTANT: Always dispose and/or recycle used batteries in
accordance with the hazardous waste recovery and recycling
regulations for your location. Your city, state, or country may
also require you to comply with additional handling, recycling,
and disposal requirements.
4 Insert the batteries in the compartment. Always match the plus (+)
sign on the battery with the flat side of the compartment and the
minus (‐) sign on the battery with the spring side of the
It takes approximately five (5) seconds for the detector to power
Figure 2 Gl ass Break Detector—Base
NOTE: If closing the detector when batteries are not present,
gently push the RED tabs on the backside of the base away
from the detector (see Figure 2 Glass Break Detector—Base).
5 Holding the cover, align the imprinted arrows on the detector and
then twist the cover in a clockwise motion to close the unit.
WARNING: Failure to follow these warnings and instructions can
lead to heat generation, rupture, leakage, explosion, fire, or
other injury, or damage. Do not insert the battery into the
compartment in the wrong direction. Always replace the
battery with the same or equivalent type (see "Specifications"
on page 2). Never recharge or disassemble the battery. Never
place the battery in fire or water. Always keep batteries away
from small children. If batteries are swallowed, promptly see
When wall mounted, the detector provides protection coverage on
the opposite or adjacent window. Windows on the same wall as the
detector are not protected.
To mount the detector to a wall:
1 If not already installed, insert the batteries (see "Inserting and
Replacing the Batteries" on page 1).
2 With the cover off, place the base of the detector on the adjacent
or opposite wall from the window being protected.
3 Use the three (3) Plastic Wall Anchors (provided) to mount the
base of the detector to the wall.
IMPORTANT: Always mount the detector so the Test button is in
the downward position.
4 Holding the cover, align the imprinted arrows. Then use a
clockwise twist motion to lock the cover into place.
A RED LED
B GREEN LED
C TEST button
D Imprinted arrow (for alignment of cover and base)
A Tamper switch
B Battery compartments (RED tabs located behind compartments)
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Gl ass Break Detector | Instal l ation Instructions
Glass Type and Thickness
The minimum size and shape for all glass types is 11 x 11 in (28 x 28
cm) square. Glass must be framed in the wall of the room or
mounted in a 36 in (91 cm) barrier.
Figure 3 Gl ass Type and Thickness
† Sealed insulang glass types are protected only if both plates of glass are broken.
Wireless Signal Range 300 ft (91.44 m), open air, with Wireless
Code Outputs Alarm; Alarm Restore; Tamper; Tamper
Restore; Supervisory; Low Battery
Transmitter Frequency 345.00 MHz (crystal controlled)
Unique ID Codes Over one (1) million different code
Supervisory Interval 70 minutes
Sensor Type Single microphone, dual stage thud, and
Maximum Horizontal Sensing
360° for ceiling mount or 180° for wall
Dimensions (D x H) 4.55 x 1.9 in (11.56 x 4.83 cm)
Weight (including battery &
5.1 oz (144.6 g)
Housing Material ABS Plastic
Operating Temperature Limits 32°‐120° F (0° ‐ 49° C)
Relative Humidity 5‐90% Non‐Condensing
Battery (included, not installed) Two (2) CR 123A 3V or equivalent Lithium
Approved Glass Break Simulator FG‐701 Glassbreak Simulator
Certification Anatel, ETL, FCC, IC, IFETEL, and NOM
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC's Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions:
1 This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2 This device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference
will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different
from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for
This product complies with FCC radiation exposure limits for an
uncontrolled environment. Avoid operating this product at a
distance less than 20 cm from the user.
CAUTION: Any changed or modifications not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user's authority to operate this equipment.
Industry Canada (IC) Compliance
This device complies with Industry Canada license‐exempt RSS
standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)
this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference, including interference that may cause
undesired operation of the device.
Repairs to certified equipment should be made by an authorized
Canadian maintenance facility designated by the supplier. Any
repairs or alterations made by the user to this equipment, or
equipment malfunctions, may give the telecommunications
company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment.
Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical
ground connections of the power utility, telephone lines and
internal metallic water pipe system, if present, are connected
together. This precaution may be particularly important in rural
Type Minimum to Maximum Thickness
Plate 1/8 ‐ 1/4 in (3.2 ‐ 6.4 mm)
Tempered 1/8 ‐ 1/4 in (3.2 ‐ 6.4 mm)
Sealed Insulang† 1/8 ‐ 1/4 in (3.2 ‐ 6.4 mm)
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This Nortek Security & Control LLC product is warranted against
defects in material and workmanship for two (2) years. This warranty
extends only to wholesale customers who buy direct from Nortek
Security & Control LLC or through Nortek Security & Control LLC’s
normal distribution channels. Nortek Security & Control LLC does not
warrant this product to consumers. Consumers should inquire from
their selling dealer as to the nature of the dealer’s warranty, if any.
There are no obligations or liabilities on the part of Nortek Security &
Control LLC for consequential damages arising out of or in connection
with use or performance of this product or other indirect damages
with respect to loss of property, revenue, or profit, or cost of removal,
installation, or reinstallation. All implied warranties for functionality,
are valid only until the warranty expires. This Nortek Security &
Control LLC Warranty is in lieu of all other warranties expressed or
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