Frequently Asked Questions

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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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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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 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 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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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 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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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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