DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

Which Deadbolt Lock Is Compatible w/ an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Simon XTi and XTi-5 Systems are capable of supporting almost any Z-Wave lock once a Z-Wave Controller has been added. The lock is paired with the system and included into the Z-Wave network. It can then be controlled using the Alarm.com service. Learn more about using Z-Wave door locks.
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Will Honeywell 5800 Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5 Alarm Systems both feature a wireless receiver that accepts incoming signals at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. The Honeywell 5800 Sensors are not compatible since they operate at the 345 MHz frequency. Learn more about the sensors used with the Simon XTi and XTi-5.
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How Do I Add Additional User Codes to an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The option for adding new user codes to an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 is found through system programming. The system's current Master Code is required to access this menu. Up to eight standard user codes can be added to the system. Learn more about user codes on the XTi and XTi-5.
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Can I Use More than One Keypad On an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Simon XTi and XTi-5 Alarm Systems are both capable of supporting an Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypad. This keypad will provide a secondary point of access for the system. Learn more about the Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypad and the features that it offers.
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How Do I Activate the Chime on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The chime is activated on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 Alarm System by faulting a sensor with an appropriate sensor group while the system is disarmed. The chime for the panel must be enabled when doing this. Learn more about the chime function on a Simon XTi or XTi-5 Alarm System.
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How Do I Add a Wireless Zone to an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
Any wireless sensor used with a Simon XTi or XTi-5 requires its own wireless zone. New zones are added through system programming. This is done by putting the system into its learn mode and then activating the tamper switch on the sensor. Learn how to add wireless zones on an XTi or XTi-5 System.
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Can I Use an LT-Cable w/ an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 Alarm System?
The LT-Cable can certaintly be used with an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 in place of a standard 18-gauge 2-conductor wire. By using an LT-Cable, it is easier to get power to the alarm system. The LT-Cable is available for purchase on our website. Learn more about the Honeywell LT-Cable.
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How Do I Add a Key Fob to an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
An Interlogix Micro Key Fob is added to a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System by first putting the panel into its learn mode. Then the top two buttons on the key fob are pressed to learn it in. The settings for the device must then be configured. Learn how to enroll a key fob with a Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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How Do I Add an External Keypad to an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypad can be enrolled with a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System much in the same way as any wireless sensor. The external keypad is automatically recognized by the system so that it can be enrolled. Learn how to add an external keypad to a Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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Can I Turn Off the Siren for an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The internal siren for a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System can be disabled from within system programming. The option is found inside the "Siren Options" sub-menu. You will need the system's Installer Code to access system programming. Learn how to disable the siren for a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System.
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