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Simon XT User Manual
600-1054-95R-11 and 600-1054-95R-11-CN
P/N 466-2266-02 • REV B • ISS 13JAN11

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  • Page 1 Simon XT User Manual 600-1054-95R-11 and 600-1054-95R-11-CN P/N 466-2266-02 • REV B • ISS 13JAN11...
  • Page 2 © 2011 UTC Fire & Security. All rights reserved. Trademarks and patents The Simon XT name and logo are trademarks of UTC Fire & Security. GE and the GE monogram are trademarks of the General Electric Company and are under license to Interlogix, a UTC Fire & Security...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Content Introduction 1 Using the Simon XT security system 3 Panel controls 3 Simon XT features 5 Home security 6 Exit/entry delay 8 Bypassing sensors 9 Alarms 10 Chimes 11 Latchkey 11 System status 12 Using an offsite phone 12...
  • Page 4 Reference information 30 Alarm system limitations 30 Emergency planning 31 Sensor and module locations 32 Access codes 33 Delays 34 Simon XT system quick reference 34 Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    If the panel detects trouble, it will notify you with displayed and spoken messages, beeps, and indicator lights on the panel itself. A Simon XT installation may include any of the devices listed in Table 1 below. Table 1: Simon XT system components...
  • Page 6 You can enter commands through simple key presses on the touchpad. Simon XT talking touchpad The two-way talking touchpad is a wireless device that provides a convenient option to: arm the system (doors, windows, and motion sensors), arm the system with no entry delay, disarm the system, activate...
  • Page 7: Using The Simon Xt Security System

    Using the Simon XT security system You can operate the self-contained security system through several different methods: • Use the front panel buttons to arm/disarm the system when you enter or exit your home and to determine which sensors are active and the system status.
  • Page 8: Standard Text Display

    Not verified for use by UL. Speaker Provides voice output and sounds key beeps. Standard text display While the panel is idle, the text displays: Display line 1 Arming level Display line 2 HH:MMx (Time) and status icons Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 9: Simon Xt Features

    30 seconds after a key is pressed. Simon XT features The Simon XT features provide you with the ability to perform the following functions: • Arm perimeter (doors and windows) and interior (motion) sensors to indicate intruders.
  • Page 10: Home Security

    Home security The Simon XT allows you to control which sensors are active at any given time. Table 4 below describes the arming levels that you can set from the control panel. Table 4: Arming levels Level Function Description Subdisarm...
  • Page 11 The panel displays Doors + Windows & Motions, speaks Doors and Windows On, Motions On, and the Doors+Windows and Motions buttons light. The panel starts an exit delay and sounds exit beeps in groups of four until the exit delay expires. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 12: Entry/Exit Delay Details Table

    Exit/entry delay Your Simon XT provides a delay after entering or exiting your home before the system is alarmed. Table 5 below provides details for the entry and exit delay features. Table 5: Entry and exit delay details Function Description Entry delay Some active sensors cause immediate alarms when tripped.
  • Page 13: Bypassing Sensors

    2. Scroll until you reach the sensor to be bypassed. The display shows, for example, SN 1 Front Door on the first line. 3. Press OK to bypass (deactivate) the sensor. When a sensor is bypassed, the display shows Bypassed on the second line. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 14: Alarms

    • Check the location of your smoke detectors. Smoke detectors near bathrooms and kitchens can be tripped by steam and smoke formed by cooking. • Make a note of the display, system beeps, and indicator lights that indicate the current system status. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 15: Chimes

    To activate the latchkey feature, press Motions twice. If a code is required, enter your code after the first press of the Motions button, and then press Motions a second time. The panel Motions light will blink and the exit delay will begin. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 16: System Status

    Using an offsite phone (This feature has not been verified for use by UL.) If enabled by the installer, you can control your Simon XT panel remotely from an offsite phone. The panel answers a phone call according to the dialing method programmed by your installer.
  • Page 17: Touchpads And Key Fobs

    Press the Lock and Unlock buttons simultaneously emergency) alarm to the central monitoring for 3 seconds. station. (Check with your installer to find out how the key fob panic buttons will operate.) Disarm your security system Press the Unlock button once. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 18: How Your System Communicates

    Property/asset management The panel sounds one beep when an asset group sensor is beep activated. (information displays only on the Two-Way Talking Touch Screen). These features have not been verified for use by UL. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 19: Alarm Sirens

    There are no open sensors Chime (solid bell) Door will cause chime Special chime (outlined bell) Motion will cause chime Latchkey on (key) Latchkey feature enabled Latchkey feature has not been verified for use by UL. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 20: Trouble Beeps

    Trouble beeps will start and the Status button will light. Press the Status button and the display will show what sensors have failed. Perform sensor tests. You may need to call your security system dealer if the problem continues. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 21 To clear system status, press Status, read and/or listen to the status messages, and then press Disarm. If the trouble condition was a low system battery, perform a sensor test. The Status light should turn off if all trouble conditions have been corrected. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 22: Programming

    Code options The Simon XT security system provides a system of codes to be entered when a certain level of authority is required to perform an action. These codes allow you to activate system options, customize panel operations, and generate a silent alarm.
  • Page 23: Menu Navigation

    Downloader Enable Phone Numbers Phone Number 4 Timers Latchkey Time Siren Options Panel Piezo Beeps Panel Voice Panel Piezo Alarms Status Beep Volume Speaker Volume System Tests Sensor Test Communication Test Initiate Download Call Revision Contrast Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 24: Set Clock

    1. Scroll until the display shows Set Date, and then press OK. The display shows Enter Code. 2. Enter your code with the numeric keys, and then press OK. The display shows the date. 3. Press OK. The display flashes the year. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 25: Chime

    This menu option will not appear if special chime sensors are not in your system. System tests This menu lets you run sensor and communication tests, and initiate a phone call from the panel to Enterprise Downloader. For more information, see “Testing” on page 27. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 26: Revision

    Master code. The master code is your most powerful code and can be used for all user operations including programming. The initial value of the master code is 123, 1234, 12345, or 123456, depending on the installer-programmed access code length. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 27: Change Master/User Code

    4. Enter a new code (use the correct length), and then press OK. 5. Press Status repeatedly to exit. Security The Security menu contains the download enable option. This option determines whether your dealer can access the system remotely. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 28 3. Scroll until the display shows Latchkey Time, and then press OK. The HH (hours) part of the time flashes. 4. Program the hours value by scrolling or entering a numerical value, and then press OK. The MM (minutes) part of the time flashes. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 29 Panel piezo alarms. (Loud alarms on the siren). This option determines whether the panel sounds alarm beeps. To program panel piezo alarm: 1. Enter the System Programming menu. 2. Scroll until the display shows Siren Options, and then press OK. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 30 3. Scroll until the display shows Speaker Volume, and then press OK. The current value of this option flashes (1 to 8). 4. Scroll to the desired value, and then press OK. 5. Press Status repeatedly to exit. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 31: Testing

    If any of the sensors did not test successfully and you want to terminate the test, press Status. The panel displays Sensor Test Fail or Aborted. The display then shows Sensor Test. Press Status once to exit the system test. If a sensor test fails, call your security dealer. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 32: Tripping Sensors For Sensor Test Table

    5 seconds. For sensor testing a 1.1 or greater touch screen, press the Settings (gear) button, scroll down, and then press the RF Test button. Simon XT talking touchpad Press and hold the two Emergency buttons simultaneously for 3 second.
  • Page 33: System Download

    Download in Progress. Wait while your system calls the download center. The display will show the result of the download. If the display shows Download Fail, call your security dealer. 4. Press Status twice to exit. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 34: Reference Information

    Although having an alarm system may make you eligible for reduced insurance premiums, the system is no substitute for insurance. WARNING: Security system devices cannot compensate you for the loss of life or property. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 35: Emergency Planning

    Use the following guidelines when drawing your floor plan: • Show all building levels. • Show exits from each room (two per room are recommended). • Show the location of all security system components. • Show the location of any fire extinguishers. Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 36: Sensor And Module Locations

    Sensor and module locations Use Table 15 below to list your sensor and module locations. Table 15: Sensor and module locations Sensor number Sensor name Sensor type Location Example Front door Door/window sensor Front door Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 37: Access Codes

    Use Table 16 below to record your access codes. Table 16: Access codes Code description Code Master code User code 1 User code 2 User code 3 User code 4 User code 5 User code 6 User code 7 User code 8 Duress code Simon XT User Manual...
  • Page 38: Delays

    Use Table 17 below to record your delay times. Table 17: Delays Delay Time Exit delay Entry delay Simon XT system quick reference Task Instructions Level 0: Subdisarm the Control panel: Enter the master code while the system is disarmed. system Telephone: Press 1.
  • Page 39 Control panel: Scroll to Chime or Special Chime, press OK, toggle on/off, chime mode and press OK. Bypass a sensor Control panel: Press Bypass, enter your master code, scroll to the sensor, and then press Bypass. Simon XT User Manual...

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