Frequently Asked Questions

Which Deadbolt Lock Is Compatible w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT is compatible with almost any Z-Wave lock. But a Z-Wave controller will need to be added before the system can support Z-Wave locks. A cellular module with an integrated Z-Wave controller will provide Z-Wave compatibility for the system. Learn how to use Z-Wave locks with a Simon XT.
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How Do I Change the Battery in my Interlogix Simon XT?
The backup battery for an Interlogix Simon XT will need to be replaced about every two to three years. To change the battery, you must first open up the panel. Then disconnect the old battery, and connect the new one in its place. Learn how to change the battery for an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Do I Enroll a Kwikset 910 on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Kwikset 910 is a Z-Wave lock that can be used with the Simon XT. The system will need a Z-Wave controller to support the lock. The lock is enrolled by putting the system into inclusion mode and then activating the lock's inclusion function. Learn how to set up a Kwikset 910 with a Simon XT.
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Is there a Peripheral Keypad for the Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen is a peripheral keypad for the Interlogix Simon XT. This keypad provides a second point of control for the Interlogix Simon XT System. It can also be sued to control Z-Wave devices. Learn more about the Interlogix Two-Way Talking Touch Screen Keypad.
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Does an Interlogix Simon XT Chime When Doors are Opened?
The Interlogix Simon XT has a chime function that can be enabled or disabled. If the option is enabled, then the panel will chime whenever a door is opened. This setting can be adjusted from the main menu at any time. Learn more about the chime function on an Interlogix Simon XT System.
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How Do I Connect an Interlogix Simon XT to Phone Line Monitoring?
The Simon XT connects with a phone jack via an input found inside the system. Once it is connected, the dialing options must be configured through the System Programming Menu. This includes providing the number for the central station. Learn how to set up a Simon XT for phone line monitoring.
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How Do I Add a Wireless Motion Sensor to an Interlogix Simon XT?
A wireless motion sensor can be added to an Interlogix Simon XT System in the same manner as virtually any other wireless sensor. The sensor must communicate at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz in order to communicate with the system. Learn how to set up a motion with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Do I Set Up a Phone Connection for an Interlogix Simon XT?
To set up a phone connection for a Simon XT, the phone jack and the panel must be connected directly. Then, the central station telephone number must be programmed into the system. Finally, the reporting options must be configured. Learn how to set up a phone connection with a Simon XT.
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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 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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