Wireless Motion Detecting Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add an IQ Motion to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
An IQ Motion can be added to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 by putting the system into its auto-learn mode for enrolling new sensors and then activating the IQ Motion. The sensor will then be added to the system, and its settings can be configured. Find out how to add an IQ Motion to a 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 Do I Add a Wireless Motion Sensor to an Interlogix Simon XT?
A wireless motion sensor can be added to an Interlogix Simon XT System in the same manner as virtually any other wireless sensor. The sensor must communicate at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz in order to communicate with the system. Learn how to set up a motion with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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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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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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Where Should I Install My Motion Detector?
There are several things you should keep in mind when choosing a location for a motion detector. The ideal location for a motion detector is in the corner of a room and away from any windows. The device should be placed 6 to 8 feet off the ground. Learn more about where to install a motion sensor.
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How Do I Turn Off Alarm Reporting for a Honeywell 5800 Series Motion Sensor?
Alarm reporting for a Honeywell 5800 Series Motion Sensor can be turned off through zone programming. This will instruct the system to not send out a distress signal to the central station if an alarm event involving that sensor were to occur. Learn more about alarm reporting on a motion sensor.
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How Do I Turn Off Sensor Supervision for a Honeywell 5800 Series Motion Sensor?
Sensor supervision on a 5800 Series Motion Sensor is used by an alarm system to check-in with the sensor and make sure that it is within range and communicating properly. Turning this off will have the panel not look out for any check-in signals from the sensor. Learn more about sensor supervision.
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How Do I Set Up a Pet Alley Lens On a PIR Motion?
Installing a pet alley lens on a PIR motion is very easy. First remove the front cover and the support frame. Then take out the old lens and install the pet alley lens. Make sure the new lens is properly aligned. Finally, reapply the frame and cover. Learn more about replacing a PIR motion lens.
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Why Is My Wireless ADT Motion Sensor Flashing Red?
A motion sensor that is flashing red has recently been powered on. For the first 10 minutes, the device will flash red whenever motion is detected. Then the flashing will stop. This is done for testing purposes so that the motion can be placed in a good location. Learn more about motion sensors.
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