Frequently Asked Questions

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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Can I Install an Interlogix Simon XT Myself and Still Get Monitoring?
As long as your Interlogix Simon XT System can send outbound signals, it will be able to get monitoring service. If the alarm panel was installed correctly, then an alarm monitoring company can monitor the system. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT and alarm monitoring service.
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Can I Disable the Internal Siren on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT System has an integrated piezo siren for sounding alarms. A user can disable this siren through system programming. The option is called "Panel Piezo Alarms". This process requires knowing the Master Code for the Simon XT System. Learn how to disable the siren 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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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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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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How Do I Connect My Interlogix Simon XT to WIFI?
Interlogix currently does not offer a way to connect a Simon XT System to a WIFI network. Instead, the panel can use cellular service or traditional telephone service. Cellular service is necessary for syncing the panel with the Alarm.com service. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT.
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Can I Connect to the Interlogix Simon XT w/ an iPad?
An iPad can use the Alarm.com Mobile App to connect with an Interlogix Simon XT Alarm System. This app is available for free download from the App Store. The Simon XT must have an active cellular communicator in order to sync with Alarm.com. Learn more about the Alarm.com Mobile App.
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Will Alarm.com Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
Alarm.com is the interactive service used with a Simon XT System. The service is used to arm and disarm the system, check the status of sensors and control Z-Wave devices. A Simon XT must have active cellular service before it can work with Alarm.com. Learn more about the Simon XT and Alarm.com.
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Will Honeywell 5800 Sensors Work on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT communicates with wireless sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. Since Honeywell 5800 Sensors operate at a frequency of 345 MHz, they cannot be used with the system. But there are many other sensors that will work instead. Find out which sensors will work with a Simon XT.
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