Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get Remote Access to an Interlogix Simon XT?
In order to access an Interlogix Simon XT Alarm System remotely, you will need to set the panel up with Alarm.com. This requires using a cellular communicator with the system. You will also need an alarm monitoring plan that includes cellular service. Learn more about the Simon XT and Alarm.com.
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How Many Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypads Can I Add to a Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support up to four different Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypads. Each keypad will provide an additional point of access for a Simon XT. They can also be used to operate Z-Wave devices. Learn more about the Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypad.
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How Do I Add an External Keypad to an Interlogix Simon XT?
An external keypad can be added to an Interlogix Simon XT through System Programming. An Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen is the perfect keypad to use for this purpose. Learn how to set up an Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypad with an Interlogix Simon XT Alarm System.
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How Do I Set Up Automation on My Interlogix Simon XT?
To set up home automation on a Simon XT, the system must have a Z-Wave controller. Automation is added to the Simon XT using a cellular communication module. Once the module has been added, Z-Wave devices are set up with the system through programming. Learn how to use automation with a Simon XT.
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How Do I Reset an Interlogix Simon XT to Factory Defaults?
To reset a Simon XT, you must power the panel completely down by removing the backup battery and unplugging the transformer. Then, hold down the four top buttons while powering the panel back on. This will restore factory default settings for the system. Learn more about resetting a Simon XT.
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How Do I Disable Chime on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The chime feature on a Simon XT can be toggled between on and off from the system main menu. Turning off the feature will have the system not produce an audible chime when a sensor is activated. However, the sensor number will still be displayed. Learn more about the chime function on a Simon XT.
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Will an Interlogix Simon XT Work w/ a Phone Line?
A phone line is one way that a Simon XT can connect to the monitoring station. However, this connection method is inferior to cellular service in virtually every aspect. Still, a phone line can provide very basic monitoring for a Simon XT. Learn more about using a phone line with a Simon XT.
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How Do I Program a Key Fob to an Interlogix Simon XT?
To program a Key Fob with an Interlogix Simon XT, you must access the System Programming Menu. From this menu, you can put the Simon XT in its learn mode. The key fob is then auto-enrolled by pressing and holding its top two buttons. Learn how to program a key fob with a Simon XT System.
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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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