Nest Detect


Technical specifications

Nest Detect
Color: White
Height: 3.2 in (80.5 mm)
Width: 0.8 in (20.4 mm)
Depth: 0.9 in (22.2 mm)
Mass: 1.26 oz (36 g)

Open/close magnet
Height: 1.3 in (33.8 mm)
Width: 0.4 in (10.3 mm)
Depth: 0.4 in (11 mm)
Mass: 0.35 oz (10 g)

One CR123 3V lithium battery (included)
Up to 2-year battery life

Detects when a door or window opens and closes
Detects motion when placed on a door or in a room (up to 15 ft away)
Quiet Open
Easy to install using Nest app
See status of each sensor using Nest app
Works with Nest Guard to sound the alarm
Tamper detection

Nest button to check status and Quiet Open

Motion sensing (54° field of view up to 15 ft away)
Magnet sensor
Tamper detection

Audio and lights
LED ring
LED for Pathlight

Product requirements
Requires a compatible phone or tablet with the free Nest app and Bluetooth 4.0.
Nest Detect requires Nest Guard.
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Up to 30 Nest Detects supported per home.

Operating temperature
32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Indoor use only
Humidity: Up to 80% RH unpackaged
Pressure: Up to 10,000 ft altitude

UL 639, Intrusion-Detection Units
UL 634, Connectors and Switches for Use with Burglar-Alarm Systems

Ambient temperature: –4° to 113°F (–20° to 45°C)
Humidity: Up to 80% RH in packaging
Pressure: Up to 15,000 ft altitude

Contains no hazardous substances
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
EU Persistent Organic Materials (EU POP)
Recyclable packaging
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in the box

One Nest Detect sensor (with required CR123 batteries included)
One open/close magnet
One flat mounting bracket
One corner mounting bracket
Adhesive strips
Mounting screws
Quick Start Card
User’s Guide