MT20 Installation Guide - Open/Close Detection
The Cisco Meraki MT20 is a cloud-managed intrusion-detection sensor that is exceptionally simple to configure and deploy due to its integration with the Meraki
dashboard and the use of Bluetooth Low Energy technology. The MT family eliminates the complex and costly setup required by traditional solutions by
removing the limitations of placement of these sensors.
You should complete the following steps before going on-site to perform an installation:
Configure Your Network in the Dashboard
The following is a brief overview only of the steps required to add an MT20 to your network. For detailed instructions about creating, configuring, and managing
Meraki sensor networks, refer to the
1. Log in to http://dashboard.meraki.com. If this is your ﬁrst time, create a new account.
2. Find the network to which you plan to add your sensor, or create a new network.
the sensors to your network. You will need your Meraki order number (found on your invoice) or the serial
number of each sensor, which looks like Qxxx-xxxx-xxxx, and can be found on the back of the unit or included in
4. Add the gateway (MV or MR) to the same network as the sensor.
NOTE: Make sure the gateway is online and operational.
Click here for
MV setup instructions
WARNING: Environmental sensors are only supported with second-generation MV cameras and Wi-Fi 6-compatible APs.
Quickly Scan and Claim Multiple Devices through the Meraki Mobile App
If you have to claim multiple devices, the quickest way is by scanning their barcode using the Meraki app.
1. Log in to your Meraki
2. Navigate to the correct
MT - Sensors
app with your Meraki dashboard account.
through left-side bar.
Create a new account
if you do not