2GIG DW20R Frequently Asked Questions

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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Honeywell 5800MINI vs 2GIG DW20R
The 5800MINI and the DW20 are both door and window contacts. They both communicate wirelessly at a frequency of 345 MHz. However, the 5800MINI is a surface-mount contact, while the DW20R is a recessed contact. They are also made by different companies. Learn more about these two contacts.
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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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How Do I Remove a Wireless Recessed Sensor?
A wireless recessed sensor can simply be pulled out of the door or window frame in which it is installed. The corresponding magnet can also be pulled out of its hole as well. The holes can be kept for a new sensor and magnet or sealed. Learn more about removing wireless recessed sensors.
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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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How Do You Add a 2GIG DW20R to the 2GIG GC3?
A 2GIG DW20R sensor can be programmed into a 2GIG GC3 security system by accessing the wireless zones menu of the panel and then auto-enrolling the device.
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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 I Access Zone Programming In A 2GIG GC3?
Find out how to access zone programming in a 2GIG GC3
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