Wireless Door Sensors and Window Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Install a Wireless Door Sensor on a Sliding Patio Door?
On a sliding door, the magnet and sensor should be aligned so that they separate whenever the door is slid opened. Learn how to install a door sensor on a sliding door.
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How Do You Delete a Honeywell Wireless Device?
First, enter zone programming. Next, set the zone type to "Not Used". Finally, confirm you want to delete the zone. Learn how to delete a wireless device from the system.
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How Do I Default a Honeywell SiXCT?
Honeywell SiX Series Sensors, like the SiXCT, can be defaulted so that they can be learned in with a new Lyric System. Find out how to default a Honeywell SiXCT Contact.
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Can I Use Door/Window Sensors on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The standard daughterboard for the IQ Panel 2 will accept sensors that communicate at the 319.5 MHz frequency. This includes any door and window sensors. If a different daughterboard is added, the sensors will need to operate at a different frequency. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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How Many Wireless Zones Are On an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
A Simon XTi or XTi-5 will support up to 40 wireless zones. Two of these 40 zones can be hardwired or wireless, but the other 38 can only be wireless. These systems will support wireless sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5.
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How Many Wireless Zones Are On an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT provides support for up to 40 different security and life-safety zones. Two of these zones can be either hardwired or wireless, while the other 38 must be wireless. The system works with wireless sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. Learn more about the Simon XT.
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How Do I Add a Wireless Zone to an Interlogix Simon XT?
Wireless zones for an Interlogix Simon XT are configured through the System Programming Menu. With the system in its learn mode, activate the sensor tamper to learn it in. Then configure the settings for that zone. Learn how to enroll a wireless sensor with an Interlogix Simon XT System.
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Will Interlogix/GE Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XT?
Interlogix/GE Sensors operate at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. This is the same wireless frequency used by the Interlogix Simon XT System. This makes Interlogix/GE Sensors compatible with the Interlogix Simon XT System. Learn more about choosing sensors for an Interlogix Simon XT.
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Can I Use Door/Window Sensors with an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support door and window sensors that operate at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. This includes GE/Interlogix Sensors and Qolsys Sensors. These sensors are learned in through system programming. Learn more about the sensors used with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Does a Door/Window Alarm Sensor Actually Work?
Most door and window sensors work in the same manner. These devices consist of both a sensor and a magnet. When the door or window opens, the magnet will become separated from the sensor. This will cause the sensor to send a signal to the security system. Learn more about door and window sensors.
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