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Linear DXS-54 and pets?

Discussion in 'Security Alarms' started by DeanB, Feb 9, 2009.

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  1. DeanB

    DeanB Guest

    How does the Linear DXS-54 PIR work with small pets, such as a cat? Is
    there any way to turn down the sensitivity on these things, or mask
    them in any way? I've got one mounted 7' high in the corner of a room,
    and the cat could potentially walk through the room (which is about

    If its not adjustable, do other makes of sensor work with the Linear
  2. Jim

    Jim Guest

    Cats are evil.

    It doesn't make any difference what you do or what sensor you use.
    Unless it's a fat lump of clay, unable to get up off the floor, a cat
    will likely find a way to set it off.
  3. mleuck

    mleuck Guest

    The DXS-54 is not a pet-immune motion detector, the only possible
    solution with that unit is to drop it down to chest level and mask off
    the bottom segments
  4. Jim

    Jim Guest

    As long as it doesn't look at the back of the couch, the dining room
    table, the stairway, the window sill, the hutch, the chair, the
    shelf ...................................

    Cats are evil.
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