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INSTEON 2845-222 Hidden Door Sensor

Receive an Automatic Notifcation or Control Lights the Moment a Door Opens or Closes
  • Automatically control lights and appliances when doors open and close
  • Wireless up to 150 feet
  • Battery-operated, no wires or professional installation required
  • Long-lasting contact plunger ensures reliable operation for years and years
  • Flush collar with retention screw for a clean, secure mount
  • Award-winning INSTEON technology provides superior performance and reliability

Item #: 2845-222

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  • What's Included

  • Hidden Sensor - Invisible Assurance

    Peace of mind - that's what Hidden Door Sensor brings to your home. With Hidden Door Sensor and the INSTEON Hub, you will always know whether the front door has been opened or if you forgot to close the door to the garage. Hidden Door Sensor installs inside the door or door frame, reporting door activity wirelessly to your INSTEON home.

    Now You See It, Now You Don't

    Nothing makes your home smarter than adding sensors; but even our unobtrusive INSTEON Open/Close Sensor can be too large for certain decors and locations. That's why we've created the Hidden Door Sensor. Instead of mounting to the surface of your door, Hidden Door Sensor is installed inside the door frame or even the door itself. The result is a completely hidden sensor that stays out of the way, monitoring doors without the slightest visual impediment.

    Installation - Power Tool Time

    Using a 3/4" drill bit, simply drill a hole into your door frame along the hinge-side of your door. After cleaning out the hole of any wood shavings, simply slide Hidden Door Sensor in and secure it with the included screw. And in the event that there is a substantial gap between your door and the frame, we've included a spacer to ensure that your sensor will activate every time your door is opened or closed. Need a drill bit? Try the IRWIN SPEEDBOR Max Auger Bit, 3/4-Inch or the IRWIN SPEEDBOR Spade Bit, 3/4-Inch.

    Got Metal? - Equal Opportunity Installation

    Wood doors are easy; almost every home owner has the tools necessary to drill through a wooden door frame or door. But what if your door or door frame is made of metal? Hidden Door Sensor is just as easy to install in the door itself along the hinge-side of the door. If both your door and door frame are metal, we suggest using INSTEON Open/Close Sensor instead.

    Windows? - Supports Some Window Styles

    While Hidden Door Sensor works best with doors, it is possible to install with casement windows. Because the sash of most windows will be too narrow for Hidden Door Sensor, we suggest using the window frame exclusively. And if you have modern vinyl windows with sophisticated moisture barriers behind the frame, it's probably best to use INSTEON Open/Close Sensor instead. No one wants to trade a hidden sensor for a leaky window.

    Required Accessories
    For the best INSTEON network performance, be sure you have properly installed at least two Access Points or other dual-band products.

  • General Specifications
    Manufacturer INSTEON
    Manufacturer Product No. 2845-222
    UPC 813922013092
    Patent / Copyright Protected under US and Foreign Patents
    Operation Specifications
    Audio Alert Beeper, can be disabled through software
    Operational Gap Up to 0.2" (5.4mm)
    Setup Memory Non-volatile EEPROM
    Status LED Red/Green LED
    INSTEON Specifications
    INSTEON Addresses 1
    INSTEON Device Category 0x10
    INSTEON Device Subcategory 0x11
    INSTEON links 307
    INSTEON Messages Repeated No
    INSTEON Powerline Device No
    INSTEON RF Device Yes
    Maximum Controlled Scenes 2, 1 by default
    Phase Detect Beacon No, RF-Only Device
    Radio Frequency 915.0 MHz
    Radio Frequency Range 150 feet
    Scene Commands Supported as Controller On, Off
    Scene Commands Supported as Responder None
    Software Configurable Yes
    Mechanical Specifications
    Color White
    Material Plastic
    Dimensions 0.69" Diameter x 3.4" Length (15.9mm Diameter x 87mm Length)
    Hole Dimensions 0.75" Diameter x 4" Deep (19mm Diameter x 100mm Deep)
    Operating Environment Indoors
    Operating Temperature Range -40-104° F (-40-40° C)
    Operating Humidity Range 0%-90% relative humidity, non-condensing
    Weight 0.64 oz (20 g)
    Electrical Specifications
    Battery Type AAA
    Battery Life 6 months
    Certification FCC, IC, C-Tick, CE
    Power Consumption 60uA
    Supply Voltage 1.5V DC (AAA Battery)

  • Reviews 1 - 10 of 32

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    it works Review by fatty
    it works

    easy install and it works. I wanted to turn on bathroom lights when the door was opened. The switch was placed on the hinge side of the door. Replaced switc with insteon and installed door sensor. Set up a prgram to trigger bathroom light scene when door was opened, scene is light on x 10 minutes. The very small problem is that there is a brief dealy in turning on the light, maybe 1 1/2 to 2 seconds. So when leaving the bathroom you need to open the door and leave it open for 2 seconds before turning off the light. If you don't the light goes off then righght back on for 10 minutes. The sensor is about 1 foot from the switch. Any way it works. Wish it were faster. Installed one in the home theater as well. the door there is open longer before powered off, so no troubles.

    One last thing, it will not wash dishes.

    Posted on 3/16/2015

    Just Works Review by Frank
    Just Works

    Works as states, love that my wife, kids and myself get text messages when the doors are open and closed... Didn't give it 5 stars cuz Insteon has an app on windows phone that don't work with this door sensor... had to use the windows 8 app to activate the sensor. Its their product and app they need to fix that.

    Posted on 12/27/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by MICHAEL
    Review of 2845-222

    Great for door sensors if you can use it in the door jamb

    Posted on 8/1/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by DONALD
    Review of 2845-222

    Outstanding item
    Very easy and simple to install except suggesting an Auger type drill means you must have a very powerful drill

    Posted on 7/15/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by BILL
    Review of 2845-222

    Received promptly, works as advertised.

    Posted on 7/10/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by LEONARD
    Review of 2845-222

    Works great so far.

    Posted on 7/4/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by SCOTT
    Review of 2845-222

    Easily installed (at least in wooden door frames; haven't got a metal one to try). Functions properly and is supported on newest software (as of June 2014) on UDI's ISY series controllers. I gave four stars only because I don't know battery life, yet.

    Posted on 7/2/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by LARRY
    Review of 2845-222

    Super product. I have several of these and they all work great. Way better than mounting magnetic sensors on the door and jam. Installation is fairly easy. A butterfly drill bit works fine for the hole. Be sure to center the drill on the door jam and be aware of any electrical wiring that might be behind it since the hole has to be fairly deep. Also be sure to drill nice and straight or you might drill through the wall board. Out of sight and work well. Battery life seems to be good so far. Only thing is I wish they would ping the current state a couple of times per day.

    Posted on 6/26/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by RON
    Review of 2845-222

    Unlike my experience with the motion sensor, this device functions as advertised and offers a novel alternative to a visible sensor. Installation was straightforward and simple to accomplish.

    Posted on 6/6/2014

    Review of 2845-222 Review by MARCELO
    Review of 2845-222

    great idea, easy to install an configure

    Posted on 5/20/2014

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