Interlogix Simon XT Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does a Siren Sound For on an Interlogix Simon XT?
On an Interlogix Simon XT System, the siren will continue to sound until the system is disarmed or when the siren timeout period expires. The system can be disarmed with any valid code. The siren timeout period can be adjusted from system programming. Learn more about the siren on a Simon XT.
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How Do I Enroll a Schlage Z-Wave Lock on an Interlogix Simon XT?
A Schlage Z-Wave lock is enrolled with an Interlogix Simon XT by first putting the system into Z-Wave inclusion mode. Next, activate the inclusion function on the lock. The system should recognize the lock and learn it in. Learn how to enroll a Schlage Z-Wave lock with a Simon XT System.
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What Kind of Wire Do I Need to Use to Install an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT connects with a 9-volt AC transformer to receive power. This connection is made using 18-gauge two-conductor wire. Since AC power is used, polarity is not an issue. The AC transformer is plugged-in to the wall. Learn more about providing power to a Simon XT System.
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How Do I Get Power to an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT gets its primary power from a 9-volt AC plug-in transformer. An 18-gauge two-conductor wire connects the panel and the transformer. The panel also uses a backup battery in case power from the AC transformer is ever lost. Learn more about the Simon XT power supply.
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How Long Does the Interlogix Simon XT Backup Battery Last?
The Interlogix Simon XT receives power primarily from a 9-volt AC transformer. But if AC power to the system is ever lost, then the panel will rely on its backup battery. The backup battery requires a replacement roughly every two to three years. Learn more about the Simon XT System.
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How Do I Use an Interlogix Simon XT to Control a Garage Door?
To get a Simon XT to control a garage door, you must obtain a Z-Wave garage door opener and a Z-Wave controller for the system. The panel's Z-Wave controller will communicate with the Z-Wave garage door opener to raise and lower the garage door. Learn more about using Z-Wave with the Simon XT.
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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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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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