2GIG DW10 Frequently Asked Questions

What Does a 2GIG DW10 Look Like When It's Installed?
The 2GIG DW10 is a surface-mounted contact with a thin profile. When mounted on the outside of a white door or window, it can very easily go unnoticed. Learn about the 2GIG DW10.
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What Is the Best Alarm Contact?
There is no single best alarm contact. Many different types of door and window contacts are available, and the best one depends on the needs of the user. There are several questions to ask when looking for an alarm contact so that you can obtain the perfect one. Learn more about alarm contacts.
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How Does a Door/Window Alarm Sensor Actually Work?
Most door and window sensors work in the same manner. These devices consist of both a sensor and a magnet. When the door or window opens, the magnet will become separated from the sensor. This will cause the sensor to send a signal to the security system. Learn more about door and window sensors.
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What Are the Best Alarm Contacts for Sliding Doors?
When selecting a contact for a sliding door, it is generally wise to choose a thin contact so that it can properly fit on the sliding door. The user will need to decide if they want to use a wireless contact or a wired contact. Learn more about choosing an alarm contact for a sliding door.
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What Are the Best Wireless Door/Window Alarm Contacts?
Door and window contacts are some of the most important security sensors that are used with security systems. This type of device will monitor a door or a window and let the user know when it has been opened. We offer many great wireless door and window contacts. Discover which ones are the best.
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What Window Sensors Work with Alarm.com?
Alarm.com will acknowledge any window sensor that has been set up with a properly synced panel. This includes both wireless and hardwired window sensors. You can use Alarm.com to view the current status of any window sensor that has been set up with the panel. Keep reading to learn more.
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What Is a Security Door Contact?
When attached to a door, a security contact will let the system know when the door has been opened. Both wireless and wired door contacts are available.
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Where Should I Place My 2GIG Door and Window Sensor?
A 2GIG door and window sensor should be placed on a door or window frame about half an inch from its magnet. It must also be within range of the 2GIG panel.
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How Do You Add a 2GIG DW10 to the 2GIG GC3?
A DW10 door and window sensor can be added to the 2GIG GC3 through the system's programming menu. The installer code is needed to access the programming menu.
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Is the 2GIG DW10 a Z-Wave Device?
The 2GIG DW10 door and window sensor is not a z-wave device. The sensor uses RF communication in order to interact with the user's 2GIG security panel.
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