Frequently Asked Questions

Do Motion Detectors Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
If a motion detector operates at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz, then it can be used with the Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5 Alarm Systems. Most motion sensors are assigned a group type of either 17 or 20. Learn more about using motion sensors with an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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How Long Does a Siren Sound on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The siren on a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System will continue to sound until the siren timeout period expires. This can be set from anywhere between 2 minutes and 254 minutes. It can also be turned off to have the siren sound indefinitely. Learn how to adjust the Simon XTi and XTi-5 siren timeout.
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Will Interlogix/GE Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
Interlogix/GE Sensors send wireless signals at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. They will work with the Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5 Systems since they accept incoming wireless signals at this frequency. Learn more about which wireless sensors can be used with the Simon XTi and XTi-5 Systems.
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Can I Connect to the Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 w/ an iPad?
An Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 System can be controlled by an iPad through the Alarm.com Mobile App. This app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store. The system will need active cellular service to sync with Alarm.com. Learn how to use an iPad with a Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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What Kind of Wire Do I Need to Use to Install a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 comes with a 5-foot wire that ends with a barrel connector. This barrel connector makes it very easy to connect to the panel. The other end connects to the transformer. A longer 18-gauge 2-conductor wire can also be used if desired. Learn more about powering an IQ Panel 2.
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Does the Interlogix Simon XT Support Partitions?
It is not possible to use multiple partitions with the Interlogix Simon XT. The panel can only provide support for one single partition that represents the entire system. There is also no way to set different access for different user codes. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT System.
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Does an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 Support Partitions?
The Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5 Panels are single-partition alarm systems. They do not provide support for multiple partitions. If a user wants to use multiple partitions, they will need to upgrade to a different type of alarm system. Learn more about partitioning on an alarm system.
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Do Door/Window Sensors Work w/ the Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
A compatible door and window sensor can be enrolled with a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System in basically the same way as any other compatible sensor. The sensor will be assigned a group number appropriate for a door or window. Learn more about using door and window sensors with the Simon XTi and XTi-5.
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Can I Use an LT-Cable w/ an Interlogix Simon XT Alarm System?
Using a Honeywell LT-Cable can make it easier to get power to a Simon XT System. The cable will eliminate the need to strip any wires, and it will work just as effectively as a traditional 18-gauge 2-conductor wire. Learn more about wiring an Interlogix Simon XT using a Honeywell LT-Cable.
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Will Honeywell 5800 Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5 Alarm Systems both feature a wireless receiver that accepts incoming signals at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. The Honeywell 5800 Sensors are not compatible since they operate at the 345 MHz frequency. Learn more about the sensors used with the Simon XTi and XTi-5.
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