Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor Gen5

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Due to the high rise in robbery cases, more and more people have become aware of the home security system. According to InterNachi, more than 30% of robbers enter through the front doors. For this reason, you need to be sure your front door is tightly closed, but do you find that works most of the time? Maybe not! This is why you should use a security device such as a recessed door sensor to detect mysterious activity outside the door.

Every security device has its features and qualities of restricting the home’s main entrance to strangers or unknowns. For instance, a motion sensor spots someone out there and alerts they come through the entranceway. A security camera offers observation of your home’s doorway.

Speaking of the recessed door sensor, this device will help measure or ensure whether the door is open or close. Aeotec is one of the leading brands of designing fantastic and prominent home security system devices, such as Aeotec recessed door sensor gen5. If you are curious to know more about this smart device and how it works, read the below-given information!

What is an Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor gen5?

The recessed door sensor gen5 from Aeotec is used in access control, automatic light control, and property protection systems. But, the major role is to help monitor the opening & closing of main doors.

A sensor is invisibly installed on the door frame and inside the door so that no one will know that the security device is installed. In simple words, this tiny battery-operated door sensor can tell you whether a door is open or closed.

Simple but advanced, the Aeotec recessed door sensor gen5 allows you to generate a whole advanced level of hidden control easily. It features a hidden device that requires simple installation. In addition, it can send Z-Wave signals to up to five connected devices within its network and operate simply when the door is closed or opened.

You simply add it to your Z-wave network, then activate its battery and sync this device with your Z-wave system. Hiding the whole thing means little more than a tiny drill hole hidden above the door. It is a special kind of installation that takes minimum time and provides benefits of years.

How does an Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor gen5 work?

The battery-powered Aeotec recessed door sensor uses Z-wave magnetic technology. It provides an invisible, unique installation, as opposed to existing Window sensors or Z-Wave doors. You can install it within a door frame that avoids the room’s aesthetic of the room from changing without compromising on functionality.

This Z-wave sensor observes whether a door is opened or closed. To use it properly, you need to fit in the door so that it becomes completely invisible. Then notifies your Z-Wave system/device when the door is opened or closed.

The Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor gen5 provides a simple method of altering the battery and has a low-battery notification. The devices consist of a movable part with a magnet, then fixed in the door and the main unit to the door frame. This is how an aeotec recessed door sensor gen5 works.

What are the benefits of using an Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor gen5?

There are many benefits to installing the Aeotec recessed door sensor gen5, such as restricting the entry of any goods by notifying you in advance. Let us discuss more benefits of this smart security device it will be installed at the home entrance.

1. Strong Control

The recessed door sensor notifies you and your Z-wave network if the main door is open or closed and hence enabling you to produce a new level of control via Z-wave. This invisible yet powerful device operates safety, intelligence, and alarms, and takes an automated decisions on its own.

2. Fit Adequately

This simple and compact invisible recessed door sensor is designed as a hi-tech door sensor that works on Z-wave technology. It is suitable for all home interiors because it is a tiny piece of technology that assembles smartly without being visible within your door’s structure. Since it will not be seen by anyone, security could be further enhanced.

3. Easy to install

Unlike other home security systems, the installation of recessed door sensors is far easier. Connecting it to your home network takes nothing more than activating its battery and syncing it with your Z-Wave system. It requires simple installation that hardly takes 10 minutes with little effort.

Ezlo Product Compatibility

Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor gen5 is compatible with the Ezlo Atom, Ezlo Atom, Plug Hub, Ezlo Plus, and Ezlo Secure products which helps improve the efficiency of the Aeotec Recessed Door Sensor gen5.


By installing a door sensor with Z-Wave functionality, the security and comfort of your home will be increased significantly, plus you will be able to monitor the scenery outside.

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