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Knowledge Base Flex IO™ sensor - Supported Use Cases

The following table describes some use cases for Flex IOsensor.  

Note: The Flex IOsensor is designed to self-monitor property and assets. The Flex IOsensor does not report alarms to a monitoring station. 

How will the Flex IOsensor be used?  Example Applications
Contact Sensor allows you to use the Flex and built-in reed switch to monitor if something is opened or closed.  
  • Shed Doors
  • Storage Units
  • Chicken Coop
  • Fences
  • Delivery Boxes
  • RV Doors
Wired Contact Sensor allows you to wire a contact sensor to the Flex using the loop input terminal.  Install the Flex IO in a discrete and convenient location and wire the sensor to your door, window, or entry point
Pull-Apart Sensor allows you to use the Flex with a pull-apart or Magnapull sensor. This could be used to determine if something is moved from its location. 
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Yard Decorations
  • Jet Skis  
  • Boat Lifts
  • Motorcycles Machinery
Gate Control allows you to use the Flex with a compatible gate controller. 

Install the Flex IO to allow users to open their gate using 

Important: Remote open commands require powered gates in the auto-close configuration. 

Virtual sensor integrated with an IQ panel  Install the Flex IO to integrate with a Qolsys IQ security panel. 



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