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Which SmartThings multipurpose sensor do I have?

The latest Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor model is very similar in appearance to the Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose (2015 model). Here are a couple of tips to learn which model you have!

 

Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor

Find product information on the Works with SmartThings product page, buy it in the SmartThings shop, or for information about how to connect and reset the Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor, view this article.

 

Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor (2015 model)

For information about how to connect and reset the Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor (2015 model), see this article or watch these video demonstrations:

 

If neither of those sensors look familiar, you may have one of our older models.

 

SmartSense Multi Sensor

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  • Larger than the two newer Multipurpose models
  • It has a sticker on the back that says, “SmartThingsTM SmartSenseTM Multi”
  • Requires two AAAA batteries
  • Dimensions: 2.3" x 0.8" x 1.45"
  • Manual: SmartSense Multi Sensor User Guide

For information about how to connect and reset the SmartSense Multi Sensor, read this article. You can also check out this introduction video: 

 

SmartSense Open/Close Sensor

  • Only reports open/close and temperature, not acceleration or orientation (i.e., vibration and tilt angle)
  • No product sticker on the back
  • Requires one CR2 battery
  • Dimensions: 1.46" x 0.54" x 0.60" (magnetic contact); 2.34" x 1.49" x 0.82" (sensor) 
  • Operating Temperature: 0° to 40°C 
  • Manual: SmartSense Open/Close Sensor User Guide

For information about how to connect and reset the SmartSense Open/Close Sensor, read this article.

 

Attachments

File Size
Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor Quick Start Guide.pdf 100 KB
Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor 2015 model Quick Start Guide.pdf 1 MB
SmartSense Multi User Guide.pdf 700 KB
SmartSense Open-Close Manual.pdf 200 KB

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