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Mon, May 11, 2020 6:46 PM

Suggestion to SimpliSafe for Roll-up Garage Door Sensors

I'm currently using another alarm company and was considering switching to SimpliSafe.  I need a sensor on my roll-up garage door and have seen the forum posts about issue with using entry sensors on a roll up door.  Your competitor offers a Tilt sensor for garage doors instead of using a magnetic entry sensor.  Just a thought for a way to make it easier for SimpliSafe Customers.

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2 y ago

In addition to a different sensor for a garage door, there kind of should be a different way of handling it.  Door sensors  allow you to access the keypad right inside the door (in intelligent layouts).  A garage door would seem to require a much longer delay to allow the alarm to be cancelled (parking, shutting off the car, getting out, getting to a keypad).  Of course, a keyfob or cell phone app could get around that requirement, but it would be a bit of a kludge.