2GIG SMKT3-345 Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Install a 2GIG SMKT3-345?
The 2GIG SMKT3-345 is mounted to a wall or ceiling using its mounting plate. After choosing an appropriate location, you will then use the device's included screws and wall anchors to install the mounting plate. The SMKt3-345 attaches to the mounting plate. Learn more about the SMKT3-345.
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Honeywell 5809 vs 2GIG SMKT3-345
The Honeywell 5809 and the 2GIG SMKT3-345 are two different life-safety devices. They are manufactured by different companies, and their system compatibilities are slightly different. Also the 5809 is only a heat sensor, while the SMKT3-345 offers multiple uses. Learn more about these two sensors.
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How Does a Fire Detector Work?
There are two primary methods for detecting a fire. These are through either smoke detection and heat detection. For that reason, a "fire detector" is more commonly referred to as a "smoke detector" or a "heat detector". There are also combo smoke and heat sensors. Learn more about these devices.
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What's the Best Place to Install a Smoke Detector?
When choosing a location for a smoke detector, there are some things to remember. For example, it should be placed away from any vents or ducts that might affect its performance. It should also be at least 10 feet away from any kitchen appliances. Learn more about where to place a smoke detector.
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Will a Smoke Detector Detect Heat?
Not all smoke detectors are designed to detect the presence of high heat. These sensors will only detect high heat if that is a specific function of the device. Otherwise, a smoke detector will only detect smoke, and nothing more. Learn more about smoke detectors and their functionality.
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Conventional vs Monitored Smoke Detectors
Both conventional smoke detectors and monitored smoke detectors are life-safety devices that activate upon detecting smoke. But only a monitored smoke detector can contact a central station for help. A conventional smoke detector is just a noise-making device. Learn more about smoke detectors.
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How Do I Program the 2GIG SMKT3-345 to the Lyric Gateway 2GIG GC3?
You can add a 2GIG SMKT3-345 combination smoke, heat and freeze detector to your GC3 security system, by accessing the system programming menu for your panel.
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Can Apartment Dwellers Install a Security System?
Yes, installing a wireless, self contained security system makes it easy for apartment dwellers to do. Find out why a wireless security system is ideal
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Can I Connect A Wired Smoke To My 2GIG GC3?
Find out if a wired smoke can be connected to a 2GIG GC3
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How Do I Setup A Hardwire Zone On 2GIG GC3?
Learn how to setup a hardwire zone on a 2GIG GC3
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