Button

Wireless panic button / remote control for scenarios

FAQ

Button control mode is available in OS Malevich 2.8 and higher. For the control mode to appear in Button settings, you do not need to buy a new device—update the firmware of the hub.

Yes, it can, but only in the Panic mode of the button. An alarm scenario can be created in the automation device settings (Relay, WallSwitch, Socket).

👉 How to create and configure a scenario in the Ajax security system.

In the Control mode, the Button does not raise an alarm.

In the Control mode, the Button recognizes the pressing of the button for 3 seconds as a long press. This is confirmed by the Button LED blinking green briefly.

In the Control mode, the Button responds to long and short presses that control automation devices in the Ajax security system.

You can bind the action of an automation device (Relay, WallSwitch or Socket) in the Button settings — Scenarios menu.

To bind the action of an automation device (Relay, WallSwitch or Socket) to a long or short press of a Button:

  1. Open the Ajax app and go to the Devices tab.
  2. Select Button in the list of devices and go to settings by clicking the gear icon .
  3. Select the Control mode in the Button mode section.
  4. Press the Button to save changes.
  5. Go to the Scenarios menu and click Create scenario if you are creating a scenario for the first time, or Add scenario if scenarios have already been created in the security system.
  6. Configure and save the scenario according to the instructions in the Button User Manual.

Panic button has an IP54 ingress protection rating, making it dust and splashes resistant.

Button is easy to carry around. You can always keep it on a wrist or a neckless.

When operating in Panic mode, Button has two accidental press protection systems:

Long press — in order to send an alarm, you need to hold the button down for 1.5 seconds.

Double press — in order to send an alarm, you need to press the button twice with a pause of not more than 0.5 seconds.

The protection is set in the Ajax app in the button settings (Devices — Button — Settings )

Button has two modes of operation: Panic and Control. As a panic button, the Button is used to call for security company or help, as well as for emergency notification through the app or sirens.

In the Control mode, the Button has two pressing options: short and long (the button is pressed for more than 3 seconds). These pressings can trigger the execution of an action by one or more automation devices: Relay, WallSwitch, or Socket.

In the Ajax app:

  1. Go to the Devices tab
  2. Select Button
  3. Go to its Settings
  4. Assign a user

Now, each button press is displayed in the application as an event, initiated by the user assigned to the device.

Button transmits commands at a distance of up to 1,300 meters from the hub. Any obstacles that obstruct the signal (for example, walls or floors) will reduce this distance.

No provision is made for connection to the ocBridge Plus and uartBridge integration modules. Button only connects to Ajax hubs.

No. The Button operates as part of the Ajax security system only.

Button only works with one hub. When connected to a new hub, the Button stops transmitting commands to the old hub.

Once added to a new hub, the Button is not automatically removed from the devices list of the old hub. This must be done manually through the Ajax app.

The maximum communication range between the hub and the Button is 1300 meters without obstacles between the devices.

If Button commands are not delivered to the hub, try relocating the central unit.

Button works with all Ajax hubs with firmware version OS Malevich 2.7.101 or later.

In order to replace the battery:

Separate the body halves with a thin flat object.

Remove the discharged battery.

Install a new battery of type CR2032. The + mark on the battery must match the + on the device board.

Never install discharged or damaged batteries.

Re-assemble the Button and check its functioning by pressing the button.

Before checking, be sure to notify the security company and the connected users, and also disable siren activation in the Button settings, if you don’t want sirens to react the button alarm.

Check the battery status in the Ajax app. The value of Button battery level is only updated after pressing.