Open/Shut Indicator Installation Guide

How to install a Microshare Open/Shut Indicator solution

Open/Shut Indicator Solution Installation Guide

This document includes important details on the correct, safe and efficient methods of installation for Microshare Smart FM Solutions.

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Note Using your Microshare solutions safely

  • Follow the stated battery requirements before installing any batteries.
  • Never force a connector into a port. If the connector and port don't join with reasonable ease, they probably don't match. Make sure that the connector matches the port and that you have positioned the connector correctly in relation to the port.
  • Protect Microshare sensors from direct sunlight, wherever possible.
  • Use Microshare solutions in environments according to their specification. Most products arefor indoor use only.
  • There are no user-serviceable parts inside Microshare sensors. For service personnel: Alwaysunplug external power supply, remove batteries, and turn off UPS battery before service operation.
  • Microshare sensors may be damaged by improper storage or handling. Take care not to drop them during transport and installation.


WARNING: Do not attempt to open or disassemble any Microshare solutions. You run the risk of electric shock and voiding the limited warranty. No user-serviceable parts are inside.

This information could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein; these changes will be incorporated in new editions of the publication. Microshare may make improvements and/or changes in the product(s) and/or the program(s) described in this publication at any time without notice.

SM04 – Open/Shut Indicator

The Open/Shut Indicator solution from Microshare is a complete sensing service for facilities managers looking to better understand how their facilities are utilized.

What’s in the box? 
In terms of deploying quickly, the Open/Shut Indicator solution from Microshare includes long-life battery-operated wireless sensor and separate magnetic unit, which can be easily and discreetly installed around facilities, device connectivity, access to data and alerts via Microshare for Business dashboards or direct API access to data through Microshare Smart Network.

Installation instructions:

1. Activating the wireless sensor
- Our wireless sensors are pre-installed with batteries. To activate pull the shipping isolating battery tab from the sensor.
- After around a minute, the LED on the sensor should begin to flash intermittently.
2. Preparing the sensor for fixing
- Attach the red side of the ‘3M’ sticky pad on the opposite side of the QR code
- Also place an adhesive pad on the magnet piece
3. Registering the sensor using the Deploy-M app [iOS and Android]
- You should already have the Deploy-M app and login details as part of your project set-up with Microshare
- Login using your credentials you were sent during setup
- Select the device cluster for the devices you are installing Banner    
- Select the correct location where the device will be installed.
- Click Add
- Once the sensor has been added to the correct location on the app, click 'RESCAN' to open the devices camera   Banner  
- Scan the QR code located on the Sensor Banner    
- Check that the Dev EUI [usually the second code on the sensor under the QR code] the shown matches the one on your device, then select save from the bottom of the screen. Banner    
4. Fixing the wireless sensor
- Once you have completed the registration of the sensor on the Deploy-M app, you are ready to fix the sensor in place.
- Peel the sticker on the back of the device and stick the device to the wall next to the opening you wish to monitor.
- Then stick the magnet to the door or window close to the sensor, ensuring these align. See image for reference.

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