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Sat, Sep 26, 2020 1:52 AM

using 30 second timer and instant trigger

I'm trying to figure out whether I should use instant trigger on a certain motion sensor..

Let's say I trip an entry sensor with a 30 second delay and during that delay I trip a motion sensor that is set for instant trigger, will the alarm immediately sound when the motion sensor is tripped?

I'd prefer not to set the alarm off to find out..Thanks!



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Il y a 2 y

The delay overrides the instant trigger, if the delay is started first.  Where there is a problem is if they are triggered "at the same time" and the instant is recognized first.

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Il y a 2 y

I have a motion sensor in the room with the keypad.  When the system is armed and I enter, I trigger the delay by opening the entry door which is not in view of the motion sensor.  When I walk into the room with the keypad, the motion sensor does not set the alarm off because as seven says, the delay overrides the motion. The motion sensor does work, I test it every other month as-recommended by Captain11. :-)

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Il y a 2 y

Or, simply put, whatever is triggered first takes precedence.