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What is the Intruder alarm?

With the routine Intruder alarm you can use a control to arm the alarm. After a configurable arming duration, the detection of any movement in the house starts the following:

  • make selected lights switch on
  • make selected lights flash
  • control roller shutters, gates or sunblinds
  • send alarm messages

Starting point

  • You have created the following controls and devices:
    • a control (generic button)
    • all devices you wish to use in this routine
  • You are in the Create overview window.

Procedure

  1. In the right-hand button bar, click on the button Routine.
    Result:
    The Routine pane appears.
  2. Choose the room as follows:
    • Choose Room from the drop-down list.
    • Click on the room in the drawing area.
  3. Click on the arrow next to the category Alarms.
  4. Click on Intruder alarm.
  5. Give the routine a name.
  6. Set the behaviour as follows:

    BehaviourWhat?How?
    AChoose the control(s) that will activate the routine.

    1 Click on the plus signs of the controls you want to include in the routine.

    2 Set the operating time to Press and hold to avoid activating the Intruder alarm by mistake.

    BSelect the detectors or contacts which will set off the alarm when it is activated.

    Click on the plus signs of the devices.

    CChoose the lamps you want to be on during the pre-alarm.
    The pre-alarm is the first phase after the motion detection.

    Click on the plus signs of the devices.

    DChoose the lamps you want to be on during the alarm.

    1 Click on the plus signs of the devices.

    2 Enter any additional device properties.

    EChoose the lamps you want to flash during the alarm.

    1 Click on the plus signs of the devices.

    2 Under Parameters, set the flashing frequency (standard 2 sec. - maximum 59 sec.).

    FSelect other devices you want to bring to a certain status.

    1 Click on the plus signs of the devices.

    2 Enter any additional device properties.

    Some examples are: opening roller shutters, opening gates, etc.

    Use Multiselect to select various devices at the same time.

  7. Under Parameters, set the following:
    • duration of arming: standard 30 sec. - maximum 59 min. 59 sec.
    • duration of pre-alarm: standard 20 sec. - maximum 59 min. 59 sec.
    • duration of alarm state: standard 5 min. - maximum 59 min. 59 sec.
    • notification message when the alarm could not be armed: This text is sent when the alarm cannot be activated. The alarm will be activated automatically once the problem is solved.
    • notification message when the problem with the detector/contact has been solved: This text is sent when the problem with the activation has been solved.
    • notification message when the alarm is initiated: This text is sent when the alarm goes off.

  8. Click the Close button to return to the Routine pane.
  9. Click the Close button to return to the Create overview window.

Video

See an example here. Turn on the sound to watch the video.