PG9872 - DSC Wireless PowerG Long-Range 360-Degree Ceiling-Mount PIR Motion Detector

PG9872 - DSC Wireless PowerG Long-Range 360-Degree Ceiling-Mount PIR Motion Detector
PG9872 - DSC Wireless PowerG Long-Range 360-Degree Ceiling-Mount PIR Motion Detector
Item# PG9872
List Price: $198.73
Your Price: $132.49
Availability: In Stock

DSC PG9872 Product Description:

The DSC PG9872 is a smart, wireless PowerG outdoor curtain PIR motion detector with a 26 foot detection range that is designed for PowerG compatible security systems. The PG9902 provides users an early warning and superior outdoor detection with minimal false alarms.

Create a narrow protective shield across windows, balconies, doors, driveways and other entranceways, for superior outdoor detection with minimal false alarms. Small in size, the PG9902 PowerG wireless advanced curtain PIR is big on performance. Weatherproof (IP55) and pet-immune, with anti-masking capabilities, it delivers accurate, reliable detection in severe temperatures and demanding outdoor environments.

Based on built-in PowerG leading-edge wireless technology. Using the PG9902 you can cut out the wires and plug in peace of mind with PowerG, the leading wireless security technology for today's homes and businesses. PowerG offers all the benefits of traditional wired security, without the hassles of wires. It makes consumers's lives more secure and convenient, and is ideal for a wide range of applications.

Product Features:

  • Delivers 360° motion detection from a ceiling-mounted device
  • Fully secures large spaces with detection coverage up to 20m (65.6ft) in diameter
  • Ensures reliable performance using built-in PowerG leading-edge wireless intrusion technology with two-way communication (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum FHSS-TDMA technology)
  • Advanced True Motion Recognition™ algorithm differentiates between intruders and other disturbances which may cause false alarms
  • Fast installations using link quality LED indicators
  • Easy pull-tab auto enrollment
  • Motion and temperature detector in one, when enrolled as part of the PowerSeries Pro system
  • Presence detection mode - active 15 minutes after installation (power-up) and then only when the panel is in Disarm mode
  • Security detection mode - operates as a normal motion security detector
  • Built-in link quality indicators eliminate the need for the installer to physically approach the control panel and reduce installation time
  • The device supports temperature and light level reports to compatible alarm systems that support temperature and light sensors
  • Tamper protection
  • Compatible with PowerSeries Neo, PowerSeries Pro and Qolsys panels
  • Backed by DSC's 1-year limited manufacturer's warranty

DSC PG9872 Product Specifications:


  • Size (diameter): 15 cm (5.9 in)
  • Weight (with battery): 110 g (3.88 oz)
  • Color: White


  • Detector Type: Four pyroelectric sensors operating in a dualseparated configuration


  • Lens data: Fresnel type lens
  • Number of beams: 120
  • Max. coverage: 20 m/360° at the maximum installation height of 6 m (19.7 ft)


  • Power supply: Internal, 3V Lithium battery type CR123A. For UL/cUL installations, use only Panasonic or GP batteries. EN50131-6 type C power source
  • Battery life (typical use): Minimum 1 year. 3 years for typical use/security mode (not verified by UL). 2 years in presence mode with timer set to 15 min (not verified by UL)
  • Low battery threshold: 2.5 V
    NOTE: Inability to connect with wireless network, or wireless link quality no higher than 20% may significantly reduce the expected battery life.
  • Battery power test: Performed immediately upon battery insertion and periodically every several hours. The power supply is type C in accordance with EN50131-6 Documentation - Clause 6
  • Current consumption: 30 µA average quiescent, maximum 150 mA (during transmission)


  • True Motion Event Verification: 2 remote selections at panel
  • Alarm Period: 2 seconds


  • Frequency: Europe and rest of world: 433 - 434 MHz, 868 - 869 MHz USA: 912-919 MHz. Only devices in frequency band 915 MHz are UL/ULC listed
  • Communication protocol: PowerG
  • Supervision: Signaling at 256 secondintervals
  • Tamper alert: Reported when a tamper event occurs and in any subsequent message, until the tamper switch is restored.


  • Mounting type: Wall mounting
  • Mounting height: 1.6 - 2 m (5.25 - 6.56 ft)
  • Horizontal adjustment: -90° to +90°, in 10° steps


  • RF immunity: 0 V/m up to 1000 MHz, 10 V/m up to 2700 MHz
  • Operating temperature: -31®F to 140®F (-35®C to 60®C), For UL / ULC installation, evaluated to 66C Humidity: Averagerelative humidity of up to approximately 75% non- condensing. For 30 days per year the relative humidity may vary between 85% and 95% non-condensing. For UL installations: 5% to 93% with no condensation
  • Storage temperature: -31®F to 140®F (-35®C to 60®C)

DSC PG9872 Product LED Indicators:

Visual Signal Strength:

  • 3 green LED blinks: STRONG
  • 3 orange LED blinks: GOOD
  • 3 red LED blinks: POOR
  • No blinks: No communication

IMPORTANT! Only GOOD or STRONG signal strengths are acceptable. If you receive a POOR signal from the device, re-locate it and re-test until a GOOD or STRONG signal is received.

DSC PG9872 Product LED Operation:

  • Red LED blinks: Stabilization (warm-up 90 seconds)
  • Red LED on 0.2 seconds: Tamper open/close
  • Red LED on 2 seconds: Intruder alarm

DSC PG9872 Product Mounting:

Installation Height:

  • 2 m (6.6 ft:) 3.1 m (10.2 ft) radiation detection distance
  • 3 m (9.8 ft:) 3.75 m (12.3 ft) radiation detection distance
  • 4 m (13.1 ft:) 4.5 m (14.8 ft) radiation detection distance
  • 5 m (16.4 ft:) 6.5 m (21.3 ft) radiation detection distance
  • 6 m (19.7 ft:) 10 m (32.8 ft) radiation detection distance

DSC PG9872 Product Compatibility:

  • DSC Iotega Control Panels
  • DSC PowerSeries Neo Control Panels
  • DSC PowerSeries Pro Control Panels
  • Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus Control Panels
  • Qolsys IQ Panel 4 Control Panels
  • Qolsys IQ Hub Control Panels (Model Numbers: QS9301-0208-840, QS9302-0208-840)
  • Qolsys IQ4 Hub Control Panels (Model Number: IQPH054)
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