Manual Alarm Control Panel

This platform enables you to set manual alarms in Home Assistant.

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  platform: manual

Configuration variables:

  • name (Optional): The name of the alarm. Default is “HA Alarm”.
  • code (Optional): If defined, specifies a code to enable or disable the alarm in the frontend.
  • pending_time (Optional): The time in seconds of the pending time before arming the alarm. Default is 60 seconds.
  • trigger_time (Optional): The time in seconds of the trigger time in which the alarm is firing. Default is 120 seconds.
  • disarm_after_trigger (Optional): If true, the alarm will automatically disarm after it has been triggered instead of returning to the previous state.


In this section you find some real life examples of how to use this panel.


Using sensors to trigger the alarm.

- alias: 'Trigger alarm while armed away'
    - platform: state
      entity_id: sensor.pir1
      state: 'active'
    - platform: state
      entity_id: sensor.pir2
      state: 'active'
    - platform: state
      entity_id: sensor.door
      state: 'open'
    - platform: state
      entity_id: sensor.window
      state: 'open'
    - platform: state
      entity_id: alarm_control_panel.ha_alarm
      state: armed_away
    service: alarm_control_panel.alarm_trigger
    entity_id: alarm_control_panel.ha_alarm