Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Activate the Chime on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The chime for an Interlogix Simon XT can activate whenever a sensor on the system is triggered. The system will produce a chime sound and display the affected zone when this occurs. This chime option is found under the main menu. Learn more about the chime function on an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Many Hardwired Zones Are On an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support up to 40 different zones. Two of these zones can be hardwired or wireless, while the other 38 can only be wireless. Hardwired sensors can also use a wireless transmitter to communicate with the Simon XT. Learn more about using hardwired zones with the Simon XT.
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Is the Interlogix Simon XT Compatible w/ Total Connect?
Total Connect is designed to function with Honeywell Systems only. The Interlogix Simon XT is not manufactured by Honeywell, and it is not compatible with the Total Connect service. However, it can use the Alarm.com service instead. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT and Alarm.com.
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Which Locks Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support any Z-Wave lock. The system will need to have an added Z-Wave controller to support the lock. Once the lock has been set up, the user can enter a valid system code into the lock's keypad to unlock it. Learn more about using locks with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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Is there a Tilt Sensor Compatible w/ the Interlogix Simon XT?
Interlogix manufactures the TX-E401 Tilt Sensor that is compatible with their Simon XT System. This tilt sensor operates at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. Other sensors that also operate at this same frequency are similarly compatible with the system. Learn more about the TX-E401 Sensor.
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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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Can I Make an Interlogix Simon XT a Secondary Z-Wave Controller?
The Simon XT does not include a built-in Z-Wave controller. To use Z-Wave devices with the system, a user will need to install some type of Z-Wave controller. Even then, Z-Wave devices cannot be operated directly from the Simon XT Panel itself. Learn more about Z-Wave home automation.
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What Happens to an Interlogix Simon XT When Internet Goes Down?
The loss of internet does not impact an Interlogix Simon XT in any sort of way. This is because the Simon XT cannot use an IP connection. Instead, it must communicate using cellular service or a telephone connection. Learn more about the communication paths used with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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Will 2GIG Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT is compatible with wireless sensors that operate at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. However, 2GIG sensors operate at a wireless frequency of 345 MHz. This means that they are not compatible with the Simon XT System. Learn which sensors are compatible with the Simon XT.
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Will Total Connect Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
Total Connect is an interactive service platform that is used exclusively with Honeywell Alarm Systems. Since the Interlogix Simon XT is not manufactured by Honeywell, it cannot use the Total Connect service. But the Simon XT can use Alarm.com instead. Learn more about the Simon XT and Alarm.com.
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