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Hi -- I have a Simon Security System (not 3, as far as I can tell). I deleted a Sensor, using the keypad behind the door, now I can't figure out how to add it back. I can't find anything about it in the manual. Thanks. -- David

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    Aplug -- Thanks so much for taking the time to field my question. I got past my main problem, which was figuring out what to press when the system says "press button on sensor". Turns out that tickling the tamper spring (with the cap removed) and/or touching the square copper piece (presumably an antenna) with it, couples it to the system. The system thinks it is "keychain remote" sensor 7 rather than "kitchen window" 7, but I really don't care. The sensor works when the window opens, and it isn't prompting me with any messages. A moral victory. Thanks again. -- David



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Simon® Security System

Owners manual.

User guide.

Installation Manual

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You can still bring back or add another sensor. You simply need to use an installer code to access control panel and then add up sensor and activate it manually either by opening it or pressing its buttons. Here is the steps:

1. Open the panel
2. Key in Installer Code (installer code can be found in your manual)
3. Select ADD
4. Select Sensor/Remote
5. Activate the selected Sensor ( Activation can be done by pressing buttons that comes with it or sometimes it needs to be opened to activate)
6. Choose Sensor name and group. See the manual for group listing. (Example: If you want to arm sensor door out it in group 14.)
7. Press Done when finished and run the Test to make sure all sensors are working.

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arm (such as for a window sensor or door sensor) put it in group 10 or 13. If it's a smoke sensor, group 26; motion detector, group 17 and keyfob, group 01.
Press done when finished and run the test to make sure the system is reading the sensor.

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