DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Control Lights w/ an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
There is a section within system settings on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 Panel for controlling Z-Wave lights. Please note that the lights will need to be programmed with the system before they can be controlled. Learn how to control Z-Wave lights on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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How Do I Connect an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 to Phone Line Monitoring?
To connect a Simon XTi or XTi-5 to phone line monitoring, start by connecting the panel to a phone jack. Then program the dialer and adjust the reporting options. The panel will need active monitoring service to successfully dial out to a central station. Learn how to set up phone line monitoring.
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Which Locks Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Simon XTi and XTi-5 will both support virtually any Z-Wave lock. But a Z-Wave controller is needed to do this. We will generally encourage a user to add a cellular module with an integrated Z-Wave controller to their Simon XTi or XTi-5. Learn more about using Z-Wave with a Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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How Do I Batch Enroll SiX Series Sensors on a Honeywell Lyric Controller?
It is very easy to batch enroll SiX Series Sensors on a Honeywell Lyric Controller. The first step is to put the Lyric Controller into batch enrollment mode. Then power on the SiX Series Sensor. The sensor will be paired automatically. Learn more about the Honeywell SiX Series Sensors.
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Will an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 Work w/ a Phone Line?
By default, a Simon XTi or XTi-5 can only connect to monitoring using a phone line. However, we advise using a cellular connection with these systems. In order for these systems to use cellular connectivity, a cellular module must be installed. Learn how to connect an XTi or XTi-5 to the network.
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How Do I Remove a Z-Wave Device from an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
Removing a Z-Wave device from an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 System is very easy. Doing this will clear the device from the network. It is a good idea to always clear a Z-Wave device before attempting to add it to the network. Learn how to remove a Z-Wave device from a Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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Will 2GIG Sensors Work On an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Simon XTi and XTi-5 Systems function with wireless sensors that operate at 319.5 MHz. This is a different frequency than the 345 MHz signal sent by 2GIG Sensors. Because of this, 2GIG Sensors will not work with a Simon XTi or XTi-5. Find out which sensors can work with these systems.
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Will Total Connect Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
Total Connect is not compatible with the Simon XTi or XTi-5 Alarm Systems from Interlogix. The Total Connect service is designed exclusively for use with Honeywell Alarm Systems. However, the Interlogix XTi and XTi-5 Systems can use Alarm.com instead. Learn more about the Simon XTi and XTi-5.
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How Do I Disable Chime on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The chime function for an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 System can be enabled or disabled from the main settings menu of the system. Simply click on the gear icon, and then choose "Off" next to the chime option. Learn more about the chime function on the Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5 Systems.
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How Do I Add an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 to My Local WIFI?
There is currently no way to add an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 to a WIFI network. Interlogix does not make a WIFI card for these panels. The Simon XTi and XTi-5 instead rely upon cellular communication or a phone line to remain connected to the network. Learn more about the Simon XTi and XTi-5.
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