This article is about the Original SimpliSafe system. If you purchased a new system in 2018 or later, you likely have the All-New SimpliSafe. If you're not certain which system you have, you can tell the difference here.
We recommend placing your Base Station in a central location within your home to ensure communication between all of your devices. It should not be placed directly on the floor, and it should not be placed in the immediate vicinity of other large electronics.