Devices must be within 6 ft of the Simon XT panel when adding them to the network. If a device will not be within 6ft of the Simon XT in its permanent installed location, include it in the network either before permanently mounting the panel or before installing the device.
Follow the manufacturer's directions to install and power up the Z-Wave device and make sure that it is working properly locally before adding it to the Z-Wave network. We recommend an HVAC professional for thermostat installations.
Make sure the alarm panel is connected to AC power when enrolling Z-Wave devices. Also, when adding devices, first add the devices that will be located closest to the control panel, and then move outwards.
Follow these directions to get to the Z-Wave menu on the Simon XTi panel:
Press the gear icon at the bottom right of the screen and scroll down to the last page of settings. Press Enter next to System Programming and type in you installer code (default is 4321) followed by Ok. Press Interactive Services then Z-Wave Setup then Add Z-Wave Device.
The panel will prompt you to Push Button On Device. Follow these directions for your specific device:
GE Plug-in Lamp or Light/Appliance Module
To add the device, double click the button in the middle of the light or appliance module.
GE In-Wall Dimmer or On/Off Light Switch
To add the device, turn on and off the light switch.
GE In-Wall Outlet
To add the device, double click the button in the middle of the outlet.
Schlage Lever Lock or Deadbolt
On the lock keypad, enter the six-digit programming code (provided in the documentation from Schlage), then press the Schlage button, followed by 0. The Schlage button will flash orange for a minute. Wait until the light flashes green before disrupting the lock or panel. Failure to do so will result in lock malfunctions.
Open the back cover and press the white button at the top left. Wait until the red light (under the paper next to the button) stops flashing before disrupting the lock or panel. Failure to do so will result in lock malfunctions.
Yale Touchscreen Deadbolt
Touch the screen with the back of your hand or fingers to activate. Then enter the 4-8 digit Master PIN code followed by the # key. Press 7 followed by the # key to enroll. Wait for the lock to announce that it has completed before disrupting the lock or panel.
GE Basic Thermostat
To add the device, press the black Mate button located under the top cover on the upper right hand side, or reset the thermostat.
GE Advanced Thermostat (IS-ZW-TSTAT-300)
To add the device, press the Menu button then press Mate on the screen, or reset the thermostat.
Trane Remote Energy Management Thermostat
To add the device, press the Menu button twice then scroll down to Z-Wave Install and press Select then press Yes.
Once a new device has been added successfully, the panel will issue a long beep, and the screen will display Device Added. If the panel does not issue this confirmation, try pressing the Z-Wave device’s button again, or refer to troubleshooting at the link below.
Once you’ve added the devices, the website will automatically update the Devices list (under the emPower tab) within about 3 minutes of the last device being added.