How high should I mount my SimpliSafe motion sensor?
How high should I mount my SimpliSafe motion sensor?

How high can I put SimpliSafe motion sensor?

Motion range up to 45ft with customizable ranges of 15ft, 30ft, and 45ft. 90° Field of vision, giving you a full range of coverage when placed in a corner. Precision-engineered and designed to detect the unique heat signature of people. Your dogs and cat under 50 lbs.

Where is the best mounting location for a motion detector?

The Most Effective Placements for your motion sensors:

  1. Corner Spaces. Put a motion sensor in the corner of each room, aimed toward the doorway.
  2. Near Valuables. Place motion sensors directly at your most valuable items.
  3. Outside Patios.
  4. Second Floor Bedrooms.
  5. Basements.
  6. Ceilings.
  7. Within Decorations.

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How high can a motion sensor light be?

Most motion sensors on exterior lights have a limit of 25' for them to operate, so you don't want to push that limit too aggressively. The higher up the lights are mounted the less distance they can view.

How far away can SimpliSafe sensors be?

What's the range of the SimpliSafe system? The base station can reach sensors up to 400 feet away. However, all keypads need to be within 100 feet of the station to work properly.

How far do SimpliSafe entry sensors work?

What's the range of the SimpliSafe system? The base station can reach sensors up to 400 feet away. However, all keypads need to be within 100 feet of the station to work properly.

Where should a security door sensor be placed?

A door and window sensor works best when you mount it on a flat surface with the magnet on an adjacent surface: one half on the door/window and the other half on the door/window's frame. It usually doesn't matter which half goes where—as long as the two halves are near each other (within an inch or two).

Do Simplisafe motion sensors work in the dark?

Yes, motion sensors work in the dark. The way that a motion sensor detects movement has nothing to do with how light or dark it is in the immediate area. This is true whether it is a passive infrared (PIR) motion sensor or a dual-tech motion sensor that also utilizes microwave detection.

What height should a security light be?

around 6 to 10 feet
Motion sensor lights are usually best placed at around 6 to 10 feet (1.8 to 3 meters) above the ground and facing downwards. The higher the lights are placed, the wider the radius they will cover.

How do I increase the range of SimpliSafe sensors?

Boosting Signal Range of SimpliSafe Door/Window Sensors

  1. Step 1: Open Up the Sensor Case.
  2. Step 2: Drill Wire Hole in the Top of the Case.
  3. Step 3: Solder the Electrical Wire to the Internal Antenna.
  4. Step 4: Trim the Antenna to One Meter.
  5. Step 5: Reattach the Sensor to the Door/Window.
  6. Step 6: Check Your Keypad!

Do I need a SimpliSafe sensor for every window?

Motion detectors will need to be placed in specific zones of your home, while window sensors should be placed at every window.

How far apart can SimpliSafe sensors be?

two inches apart
Entry Sensors should work on any window that meets the following requirements: When closed, the sensor and its magnet are no more than two inches apart. When opened, the sensor and its magnet are more than two inches apart.

Will a cat set off a SimpliSafe motion sensor?

Pets under 30 pounds generally don't trigger Motion Sensors, but if they get close enough to the sensor, smaller dogs or cats may still be able to trigger it.

How sensitive are SimpliSafe motion detectors?

To lower it, push it down! High sensitivity increases the range of the motion sensor to 35 feet and above. Low sensitivity reduces the range to roughly within 15 feet!

What can set off SimpliSafe motion sensor?

Direct sunlight hitting the sensor can trigger a false alarm. Heating vents located in the room. If they are located within the sensor's field of vision, they may cause false alarms. Pets that are able to get too close to the sensor.

Can I object to my Neighbours Ring doorbell?

Takeaway. In short, it's perfectly legal to use a Ring doorbell or similar smart device. However, just make sure your neighbours know about it, and change the settings so you're only capturing the smallest area necessary.

Will my dog set off my SimpliSafe motion sensor?

SimpliSafe is pet-friendly, so there's no fear! SimpliSafe's motion sensors are infrared heat sensors and won't detect small pets, typically up to 50 lbs. This way, your pets can freely roam around your house and the motion sensors will not detect them. Any person who walks by will still trip the alarm.

Do police have access to my ring doorbell?

Amazon's Ring devices are not just personal security cameras. They are also police cameras—whether you want them to be or not. The company now admits there are “emergency” instances when police can get warrantless access to Ring personal devices without the owner's permission.