These instructions describe how you can use the Door/Window Sensor 7 without magnet as a garage door sensor with the help of an additional tilt sensor.

Material needed:

Aeotec Door/Window Sensor 7 (ZWA008)

VELLEMAN - MERS4 Tilt switch - Metal housing 144410


Connect the sensor to terminals 3 and 4 of the door/window sensor 7.

Note that the sensor does not fit into the housing and must be guided through the holes in the housing!

  • #1: Not used.
  • #2: Not used.
  • #3: Digital Input
  • #4: Ground

After the sensor has been attached, close the housing and align the tilt sensor so that it triggers when tilted.

Opened state:

Closed state:

Necessary settings

To be able to use the sensor correctly, you must now adjust the following parameters.

111Activates the external input
211Changes the state of the external input
Deactivates the Internal Tilt function