2GIG KEY2 345 Install Guide
4-BUTTON KEYFOB REMOTE
The 2GIG 4‐Button Keyfob Remote (2GIG‐KEY2‐345) communicates
with the 2GIG Control Panel on the 345 MHz frequency. It gives users
the ability to turn the security system ON and OFF before entering the
home or after exiting. If there is an emergency, you can turn on the
siren and automatically call the central monitoring station. Keyfobs
can be programmed to operate the programmable output in the
Control Panel. Use with the 2GIG Universal Garage Door Receiver
(2GIG‐GDR1‐345) to open a garage door. The keyfob is a lithium coin
battery‐powered, wireless keyfob designed to fit on a key chain, in a
pocket, or in a purse. It provides a convenient option for the following
• Arm the system (doors, windows, and motion sensors)
• Arm the system with no entry delay (if programmed)
• Disarm the system
• Trigger panic alarms
• Turn system‐controlled lights on or off (via the open collector
• Other open collector output functions (if applicable)
• Use with the 2GIG‐GDR1‐345 to open a garage door. See the
2GIG‐GDR1‐345 Installation Instructions.
Verify that the package includes the following:
• 1—4‐Button Keyfob Remote
• 1—Key Ring
• 1—Lithium Coin Battery (included)
Figure 1 4‐Button Keyfob Remote
Use the following guidelines to add keyfobs to the system. For detailed
instructions, refer to “Wireless (RF) Keyfob Programming” in the
Control Panel’s Installation & Programming Guide:
• Program (learn) the keyfobs into the control panel as non‐
• Each learned keyfob uses one of the available sensor numbers.
For more details, refer to the 2GIG‐GDR1‐345 Installation Instructions.
Use the following guidelines to add keyfobs to the 2GIG‐GDR1‐345:
• Press and release the learn button.
• The learn indicator will light if there’s room in memory
• Activate the * (Auxiliary) button on the transmitter while the
indicator is lit (within 15 seconds)
• Receiver indicator flashes
• Repeat steps for additional transmitters (up to 10)
Refer to the Control Panel’s Installation & Programming Guide to learn
how to initiate panel test mode.
Test the keyfob by pressing each one of the keyfob buttons:
• Disarm button. Hold for two (2) seconds to disarm the Control
Panel. Doors, windows, and motion sensors are disarmed.
• Away button. Hold for two (2) seconds to arm the Control
Panel in Away mode. Doors, windows, and motion sensors are
• Stay button. Hold for two (2) seconds to arm the Control Panel
in Stay mode. Doors and windows are armed.
• Auxiliary button. If programmed, can trigger a pre‐selected
output. See the Control Panel’s Installation & Programming
Guide for details.
• Away & Disarm buttons. If programmed, pressing BOTH the
Away and Disarm buttons at the same time for five (5)
seconds, will send one of four types of emergency signals: (1)
silent panic; (2) audible alarm; (3) silent panic; or (4) fire.
NOTE: It is recommended that a system test be performed per
the Control Panel’s Installation & Programming Guide at least
once a year.
Inserting and Replacing the Battery
The key fob arrives ready to use (batteries already installed).
To replace the battery:
1 Remove the screw from the back of the keyfob.
2 Separate the keyfob’s faceplate from its backplate.
3 Slide the existing battery out from under the metal battery clip on
the printed circuit board.
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 replacement battery into the metal battery clip on the
printed circuit board. The plus (+) sign on the battery should be
facing up and the minus (‐) side facing down as illustrated below.
Figure 2 4-Button Keyfob Remote—Battery Compartment
5 Replace the printed circuit board into the faceplate of the keyfob.
A Away button
B Disarm button
C Stay button
D Auxiliary button
E Key ring
6 Replace the key ring in the space provided bottom of the fob. Then
snap the keyfob faceplate and backplate closed.
7 Secure the screw into the back of the keyfob.
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).
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 a doctor.
California Only: This perchlorate warning applies only to
Manganese Dioxide Lithium cells sold or distributed ONLY in
California, USA. Perchlorate Material‐special handling may
apply. See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate.
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 receiver.
• 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.
NOTE: 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 areas.
Users should not attempt to make such connections themselves, but
should contact the appropriate electric inspection authority, or
electrician, as appropriate.
This Nortek Security & Control 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 or through Nortek Security & Control’s normal distribution
channels. Nortek Security & Control 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 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 Warranty is in lieu of all other warranties expressed or
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Wireless Signal Range 350 ft (106.7 m), open air, with Wireless Control
Code Outputs Arm; Disarm; Panic; Relay Control
Transmitter Frequency 345.00 MHz (crystal controlled)
Unique ID Codes Over one (1) million different code combinations
Supervisory Interval 70 minutes
Dimensions (L x W x H) 1.23 x2.26 x 0.45 in. (3.12 x 5.74 x 1.14 cm) typical
Weight (including battery) 0.65 oz. (18.4 g)
Housing Material ABS Plastic
Operating Temperature 32°‐120° F (0°‐49° C)
Relative Humidity 5‐90% Non‐Condensing
Battery (installed) One (1) CR 2025 3V or equivalent Lithium coin
Certification Anatel, ETL, FCC, IC, IFETEL, and NOM