Home Security Motion Sensor Buying Guide

Given the many options, knowing which equipment best fits the security needs of your home can be confusing. The following information will give you a better idea of what kind of sensors will meet your home security needs. We can make the process even easier for you with a free in-home assessment and no-obligation quote.

 What Motion Sensor Does Your Home Need?

Mountain Alarm carries a wide variety of sensors from those that monitor doors and windows to those that detect motion. We also offer several options for motion sensors that feature pet immunity.

Motion Sensors for Enclosed Rooms

DMP Motion Sensor

This motion sensor provides Pet Immunity up to 40lbs. The detection area is 36 feet x 84-degree angle and includes case tamper. DMP exclusive features include Sensitivity, Pulse Count, Walk Test, & Disarm Disable programming.

2GIG Motion Sensor

This wall-mounted unit provides wide-angle motion protection. When set to High Sensitivity Mode, it has a maximum range of 30 feet deep x 50 feet wide. The pet-immune feature can be set to tolerate animals up 55 lbs.

GE Interlogix Sensor

This motion sensor from Interlogix is designed to be immune to a pet up to 40 pounds within a room allowing for the alarm to only be triggered when an intruder is detected. It has a maximum range of 25 ft x 35 ft. The GE Motion Sensor features a long battery life, a tamper switch, a 3-minute motion lockout, all in a compact size. This motion sensor is designed to be used in narrow corridors, rooms, and stairwells.

Door Sensors

DMP Door Sensor

The DMP Door Sensor is used for door and window applications, this Universal Transmitter is a single-input, two-way wireless transmitter. Includes a 3-volt lithium battery.

2GIG Door Sensor

The 2GIG recessed door contact communicates with the control panel through 345 MHz wireless frequency. It allows for a multitude of applications while hiding the transmitter within a door or window frame.

GE/Interlogix Door Sensor

This recessed senor’s compact design hides discreetly in the door frame. The included replaceable lithium battery lasts up to five years. Standard flush-mount and angled tops included. Provides reports of battery and transmitter condition.

Window Sensors

DMP Window Sensor

This low-profile transmitter and magnet mounts easily windows or a variety of other applications. Includes a 3-volt lithium battery.

2GIG Window Sensor

This thin wireless sensor is designed for use on doors, windows, and other objects that open and close. Equipped with a cover tamper.

GE/Interlogix Window Sensor

This micro wireless sensor detects the opening and closing of doors and windows. The sensor’s compact size provides for clean-looking installations; ideal for using on drawers, safes, cabinets and many other applications.

Call Mountain Alarm at 1-888-349-3455 or fill out a contact form so our experts can contact you to determine the best security system to meet your needs.