Wireless Garage Door Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Install the Qolsys IQ Tilt-S?
The Qolsys IQ Tilt-S will alert a compatible 319.5 MHz system when a garage door is opened. Ensuring proper alignment is important. Learn to install the Qolsys IQ Tilt-S.
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Can I Use My MyQ Garage Door With a Total Connect 2.0 Smart Scene?
There is a work-around that lets you use a MyQ Garage Door with a TC2 Smart Scene in a limited fashion. Learn about this work-around so you can integrate a MyQ with a TC2 Scene.
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Can an Alarm Sensor be Attached to a Garage Door?
Many alarm systems use garage door sensors to determine when the garage door is left open. These can be very useful sensors for security systems. Learn about garage door sensors.
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How Do I Program a Honeywell 5877 to My L7000?
The Honeywell 5877 is paired with a Honeywell L7000 System through the Automation Menu. It needs to be wired with the garage motor. Learn to program a Honeywell 5877.
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Can a Key Fob Button be Used as a Trigger to Automate a Garage Door?
A key fob input can be used to activate a scene that operates a garage door. A smart garage opener or relay and a tilt sensor are both needed. Learn how to control a garage door.
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Is there a Tilt Sensor Compatible w/ the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Tilt-S is a garage door sensor that works with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 System. The sensor can detect a change in its positioned angle to determine when a garage door has been opened. The sensor will send an alert to the system when this occurs. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Tilt-S.
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What Is the Difference Between 5800 Wireless Technology and Z-Wave?
Honeywell 5800 Series wireless sensors primarily consist of security and life-safety devices, while Z-Wave devices are generally for home automation purposes. Z-Wave devices can be controlled remotely using an interactive platform, such as Total Connect. This is not possible for 5800 Series devices.
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What Is a Security Door Contact?
When attached to a door, a security contact will let the system know when the door has been opened. Both wireless and wired door contacts are available.
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What Loop Number Does My Honeywell 5800 Series Wireless Device Use?
Different 5800 Series wireless devices use different, and in some cases, multiple loop numbers. Shown is a list of commonly used devices and their loop numbers.
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Do the Honeywell Lynx Systems Require RF Line of Sight?
Honeywell Lynx Systems never use line of sight. RF communication does not require line of sight. Lynx panels use RF to communicate with 5800 Series devices.
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