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Tyco XHS1-TY Motion Sensor Battery Installation

Learn how to install batteries in the Tyco XHS1-TY Motion Sensor.

What You’ll Need
  • XFINITY Home - Secure or XFINITY Home - Automation
  • Tyco XHS1-TY Motion Sensor
  • Two CR123A batteries

How to Install the Batteries

Before proceeding, make sure that your system is disarmed. Working on devices while the system is armed can generate false alarms.

Did You Know? You may want to have some double-sided tape on hand if you need to remove your Sensor from the wall to install a battery. Use the tape to reattach your Sensor if the existing adhesive fails to hold it in place.

Do You Need A Battery? Make sure you have a battery before you proceed. Easily order your replacement battery from www.batteryjunction.com or visit your nearest battery retailer.

Help Protect Our Environment: Please properly recycle your discarded batteries. For your convenience, batteries are accepted for recycling at various locations. Check www.call2recycle.org or call 1-800-8-Battery (1-800-8-228-8379) to find a recycling location near you.

Is This Your Motion Sensor? Make sure that your Motion Sensor looks like the one in the image below. If it does, you’re in the right place to find out how to install batteries in your Motion Sensor.
Front view of Tyco XHS1-TY Motion Sensor.
  1. Grasp the small tab on the front of the motion sensor, and pull up to slide it off the back cover.
    Sliding front cover off of back cover.

    Take a Look. If batteries are already present, remove them by gently using your fingertip to pull one end of the battery up until the battery is loose and you can pull it free from the slot.

    The battery compartment contains a diagram of the proper battery position with a symbol indicating which way the positive (+) end of the battery should be facing.
  2. Insert two CR-123A batteries into the battery slots positioning the positive (+) end of the batteries as shown in the battery diagram.
    Battery insertion diagram.
  3. Reposition the guides on either side of the motion sensor with the track on the back cover. Slide the motion sensor down over the back cover until it snaps closed.
    Sliding the cover back on.
  4. When the batteries are inserted correctly, the red indicator light on the front of the sensor will illuminate.
    Red light on front is illuminated.

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