Glass break sensors are a great line of protection for your home’s security. These sensors sound the alarm and notify you immediately when someone breaks a window or glass door to enter your home.
Each glass break detector is pre-programmed with your Cove Touch security panel. You can customize each Glass Break sensor name to match its location within your home. With a couple of touches of the screen you confirm each security monitoring sensor is setup properly and ready to start protecting the ones you love.
Our monitored glass break detectors use a microphone to hear certain sound frequencies emitted by glass when it shatters. These sensors have a 15 foot unobstructed hearing range to provide coverage for multiple windows and/or glass doors. We recommend using them in areas with a high concentration of glass doors/windows. We also recommend using glass break detectors for windows that do not open and for roll-out windows with a crank handle. It is not recommended to place a glass break sensor in a hallway where walls and doors obstruct sound transmission and may affect the ability of the sensor to detect a break in.
Glass Break Detector installation
Ceiling mount - To ensure the glass break alarm functions in the event of a burglary, please place the detector within 15 feet of the windows and/or glass doors that you want protected.
To ensure the glass break alarm functions in the event of a burglary, please place the detector on an adjacent or opposing wall and within 15 feet of the window(s) being protected. The detector is not designed to provide coverage for windows and glass doors located on the SAME wall as the sensor.
Make sure the test button is oriented down so that it is nearest to the floor.
Sound dampening objects like heavy drapes or blinds, partitions, walls, or doors will shorten the effective range of detection.
Things to avoid
Do not place the sensor directly on the window.