INSTEON Window Door Open Close Sensor

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INSTEON Open/Close Sensor is a magnetic contact sensor that wirelessly controls lights and appliances throughout your house. When magnetic contact is broken, such as a door or window being opened, Open/Close Sensor can do things like turn on lights, set the thermostat to its comfort setting, or trigger a custom event or scene.

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INSTEON Window Door Open Close Sensor

The Open/Close Sensor triggers INSTEON responders or scenes when things open or close. Universal input also allows for connection of other sensor types.

Simply install a battery (included), adjust the settings (jumper) based on your application, link Open/Close Sensor to other device(s) on your INSTEON network, and then it is ready for mounting. The INSTEON Open/Close Sensor has been pre-configured (default setting) to turn on a light (or other INSTEON controlled device) when your door is opened (magnetic contact is open) and off when the door is closed (magnetic contact is closed). This default setting is great for doors, windows, garage doors, sheds or closets where you want the lights to turn on when the door is opened and you can be sure the lights are off when the door is closed.

Open/Close Sensor's second setting allows for a more custom type of control: Turn on (or off) one set of lights or devices when the door is opened and turn on (or off) another set of devices when the door is closed. For example, this feature provides uses such as:

  • Have lights turn on when you open the door, but leave them on when you close it
  • Have lights turn on to full bright when you open the door, and dim them to 50% when the door is closed
  • Combine with the INSTEON Hub to receive SMS and email alerts when a door or window is open or closed
  • Plus many more uses

The INSTEON Open/Close Sensor also contains an input so you can wire standard security sensors directly in so you can monitor many doors / windows from a single Open/Close Sensor.

♦ Automatically control lights and appliances when doors open and close
♦ Combine with the INSTEON Hub to receive sms and email alerts
♦ Battery-operated for easy installation
♦ Excellent range - up to 45m+ from nearest INSTEON dual-mesh device
♦ Award-winning INSTEON technology provides superior reliability




Product Name: INSTEON Door/Window Sensor
Product Code: 2843-522
Regions: Australia and New Zealand
In the box: INSTEON Door/Window Sensor
Warranty: 2 Years


INSTEON Addresses: 1 hard-coded out of 16,777,216 possible
INSTEON Links: 30
INSTEON Device Category: 0x10
INSTEON Device Subcategory: 0x02
Frequency RF: 921MHz ISM Band
RF Range: 45m +


Status LED: Green. Blinks on activation
Sense Modes: Jumper Installed: Open = Group 1 On, Closed = Group 1 Off; Jumper Uninstalled: Open = Group 1 On (or off), Closed = Group 2 On (or Off)
Aux. Sensor Input: Senses contact closure
Aux. Sensor Input Wire: >= 20 gauge wire
Setup Memory: Non-volatile EEPROM


Operational Gap: 1/2" between magnet and main case
Casing: UV stabalized plastic (INSTEON White)
Operating Conditions: Indoors, 0° C to 40° F, up to 85% relative humidity
Dimensions: Main: 34mm W x 88mm H x 19mm D, Magnet: 14mm W x 58mm H x 11mm D
Weight: 100g


Power: 1 AA Alkaline Battery (included)
Battery Life: 6 months (w/ 2 links @ 50 activations per day)
Certification: Approved for use in Australia and New Zealand
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