How It Works - Glass Break
Glass Break detectors use a microphone to hear certain sound frequencies emitted by glass when it breaks, cracks, or shatters. For this reason, we do NOT recommend installing this sensor in the hallway.
Glass Break FAQ
These sensors have a 15ft unobstructed hearing range. We recommend their use:
- In areas with a high concentration of glass doors and windows
- For windows that do not open
- For roll-out windows with a crank handle
You can place your glass break detector in test mode by pressing and holding the button on the side of the sensor for 3 seconds.
Sounds that can Trigger the Detector
- A small dog barking
- Very loud cat hissing
- Toys or other plastic/metal objects hitting each other or the floor
- Piano music
- Television sounds
- Squeaky door hinges
- Nearby fireworks