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System says low battery ... how do I open it to replace batteries...very confusing!

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There are two tabs (and possibly a screw) on the top of the Simon XT panel. Remove srew (if installed) and press the two tabs, pulling forward. Front part of panel is hinged and will rock forward. Battery is located behind front half. It is a 6 volt 1.2 Amp Hour lead acid battery.
You must completely downpower the Simon XT (wall plug in and battery) then replace with new battery first, then reconnect wall power. Close the front panel and snap it closedand replace the screw (if it was installed).You will need to set the time on the panel, following the instructions in the users manual.

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Here is a very easy to follow video tutorial that may help you.

You can get a replacement battery from here
Simon XT GE Security Security Alarm Battery 6V 1 2AH

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SOURCE: the system battery was low and I replaced it. The

The new battery may not be fully charges, need to wait a while.
Also try this enter your code + off, again enter your code + off.
If this dosen't work, remove your battery and power down your system.
Wait about 30 seconds, plig in your battery first and then power up your alarm system. You may have to adjust the time.

Let me know.

Posted on Oct 31, 2009

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Disconnect battery and take with you to radio shack or batteries plus for an exact replacement. You may have to enter your code or do some kind of reset after replacing.

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SOURCE: Low Battery warning on Simon 3 even when I changed it out

temperature affects batteries. if the batteries on the window sensors have been in use for some time it is probably time to change them. Alarm batteries are only expected to last 3 to 5 years with moderate use. If you have close neighbors or live in an apartment complex then false reads could be a factor.

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SOURCE: have a issue that indicted a low battery replaced

disconnect battery put dc meter on wires. should read over 6v if not need new panel. if over 6v put system in sensor test wait 5min then close cover hit status 2 times. if reset great. if not try another battery. repeat sensor test. if resets great if not need new panel. : (

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