Frequently Asked Questions

Will an Interlogix Simon XT Work w/o a Phone Line?
The only way for a Simon XT to receive monitoring without a phone line is with cellular service. Either a phone line or cellular service is needed for the panel to send outbound signals. Also, no communicator is needed to use the panel as a local sounder. Learn more about 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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How Do I Connect an Android to an Interlogix Simon XT?
An Android device can use the Alarm.com Mobile App to connect with a Simon XT. The user will need to have an active Alarm.com account with a synced Simon XT System to do this. The panel must have cellular service to work with Alarm.com. Learn how to connect an Android device with a Simon XT.
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Is an Interlogix Simon XT Z-Wave Compatible?
An Interlogix Simon XT can only support Z-Wave devices if a Z-Wave controller is added to the system. This addition comes in the form of a cellular module with an integrated Z-Wave Controller. Once Z-Wave is added, it can be controlled in various ways. Learn how to use Z-Wave with a Simon XT System.
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How Do I Control Lights w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT can interface with Z-Wave lights after a Z-Wave controller has been added to the system. The controller comes integrated with the Alarm.com cellular module. In order to integrate with Z-Wave, the Simon XT needs an active cellular plan. Learn more about using Z-Wave with a Simon XT.
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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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How Do I Add Additional User Codes to an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT System will support up to eight different user codes. These codes are used for arming and disarming the panel, and they are set up through System Programming. You will need to know the Master Code for the system to create new user codes. Learn how to set up user codes on a 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 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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