Honeywell FG-1625 and FG-1625T Installation Manual

Ok thanks. I'm going to patch the drywall and just use the surface mount sensor then
Unfortunately, it doesn't sound like this would fit. While you can mount it on it's side, the unit is only 4.5" wide if you do that and the mounting screws are set in a bit so that they would be lined up with your hole and wouldn't have any drywall to attach to unless you mounted it some other way.
Hi I have a 4 in wide by 2.75 vertical hole in the wall where my old BGE sensor was. Will one of these fit in the hole nicely and still have something to grab onto with the screws when I mount them? There is a stud nearby, but not exactly flush with the existing hole so might be a stretch to try to put a gang box in there. Also is it ok to mount this sideways because like I said the hole is 4 in wide by 2.75 inches tall.
Wow! Documentation for the old BGE devices is hard to come by. Honeywell doesn't currently have anything available on it. So far I'm striking out, but I have one other possible source of info. I'll let you know what I find.
Thanks for the reply. There are no dip switches. This is actually a BGE.PN25 unit. At least twenty years old!! The unit blinking is on the highest ceiling, approx 15 ft. I took apart the other unit and noticed a conical spring, which I guess is the mechanism that sets off the alarm. Can this be reset? Is this unit still available? We're planning on selling the house so I don't want to upgrade the entire alarm system, but I have to do something about the blinking light!! I appreciate any help you can provide!!
Compare dip switches (Latch and LED) between the two detectors. I imagine they are set differently. If they are the same, how are they set?
the light is blinking on my detector. There is no battery as it is hard wired. I have two units in the house in two separate rooms and only one is blinking. Is it possible to reset the switch?
You sure can Wayne.
Can I replace the FG 1515 with a new FG 1625
The FG1625 is a wired glass break detector. There would be no battery to replace. What is the actual low battery message you are receiving?
My FG 1625 indicate low battery. Where do I replace battery

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FlexGuard® FG-1625/FG-1625T Glassbreak Detector Installation Instructions
Refer to Supplemental Information (next page) for complete descriptions of these installation steps FG-1625/FG-1625T Glassbreak Detector
Tamper Switch Mounting Hole Microphone Terminal Block
Rear Tamper (FG-1625T only)

Enable Wall Tamper (FG-1625T only)
• • • Remove plastic tab from rear of detector. Install wall tamper screw as shown. Set screw depth to make contact w/ bottom of tamper cavity when device is installed

Mount Detector
• • • Place unit over wall tamper screw, if used! Use mounting holes as template to mark ceiling or wall. Mount detector using appropriate hardware.

Wire Entry Hole Terminal Block
(FG-1625T only)

Test Mode Pads Mounting Hole

Wire Channel Breakout Tabs

Front Cover

LED Indicators

Cover Screw Location

9.7mm [.38”] Max. screw head size 4.2mm or 4.8mm [#8 or #10]

3.5mm* or 4.2mm (#6* or #8)

Select Mounting Location
Wire Channel Breakout Tabs

Wall Mount (Top View)

Connect Detector
Connect detector using 18 to 22 AWG wire, with ends stripped approximately 6mm (1/4 in.) Use the appropriate wiring method as shown in these diagrams:
* 3.5mm (#6) screws work best with the screw retention feature.


FG-1625T Only

FG-1625T Only


* The screw retention feature simplifies installation. A rib in the screw cavity lightly holds the screw in place when installing the detector

Test Detector Installation

Normally Closed Loop/No EOL Resistor
Ceiling Mount: (Side View)

Enter Test Mode using FG-701 (see Testing the Detector on the next page) or manually by shorting the Test Mode pads (as below).

Test Location w/ 9V Battery
V+ V

FG-1625T Only

FG-1625T Only



1 2 3 4



Normally Open Loop/No EOL Resistor

Set Sensitivity & LED Configuration


FG-1625T Only


FG-1625T Only

Install Cover Screw (optional)



SENS1 & SENS2 configure sensitivity SENSITIVITY MAX MEDIUM LOW LOWEST APPROXIMATE RANGE 7.6m (25 ft) 4.6m (15 ft) 3m (10 ft) 1.5m (5 ft) SENS1 OFF ON OFF ON SENS2 OFF OFF ON ON


NOTE: Ranges are approximate and vary with each room’s acoustic properties. Always verify range with a FG-701 Glassbreak Simulator.

The LATCH and LED DIP switches configure LED indicator behavior.
1 2

The timing of the alarm relay is not affected by the latched Alarm LED. Reset the Alarm LED by removing/restoring power, or by toggling the detector in and out of Test Mode. 3 LEDs can be enabled/disabled using FG-701.

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1 2 3 4

2 3 4


2.9 mm (#4) screw, 6 mm (1/4-in.) long


Normally Closed Loop/With EOL Resistor


FG-1625T Only

FG-1625T Only

OFF Red LED lights for 5 seconds during alarm LEDs disabled (except for 3 power up and test mode )

ON Red LED latches ON when 1, 2 detector goes into alarm LEDs always enabled



Normally Open Loop/With EOL Resistor

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FlexGuard® FG-1625/FG-1625T Glassbreak Detector Supplemental Information
Refer to Installation Instructions and diagrams (next page) when installing this product
1. General Information
The FG-1625/FG-1625T glassbreak detector senses the sound of breaking plate, tempered, laminated, wired, coated and sealed insulating glass. These products are both UL and ULC listed.

8. Wiring the Detector
Refer to the wiring diagrams (page 1) to select the appropriate wiring configuration. NOTE: This sensor must be connected to a UL Listed power supply or UL Listed control unit capable of supplying a minimum of four hours of standby power.

12. Remote LED Enable/Disable Mode
The detector’s Remote LED Enable/Disable Mode allows you to enable or disable the detector’s LEDs with the FG-701 Glassbreak Simulator. To enable or disable the LEDs with the FG-701 Activation Code: 1. Set LED switch, S4 position 4, to off. 2. Enter Test Mode, and then exit Test Mode. 3. Within two (2) seconds, enter Test Mode again; this changes LED enable/disable status. 4. Clap your hands to test the LEDs. If enabled, the green LED will flicker. If disabled, the green LED will remain off.

2. Choosing Mounting Location
The preferred mounting location for the device is on a wall or ceiling, opposite the protected glass. For the best detector performance, select a mounting location that is: • within 7.6 m (25 feet) of the protected glass; • within clear view of the protected glass; • at least 2 m (6.5 feet) from the floor; • at least 1 m (3.3 feet) from forced air ducts; • at least 1 m (3.3 feet) from sirens or bells greater than 5 cm (2 inches) in diameter. • between the protected glass and any heavy window coverings that may be present. Alternatively, when heavy window coverings are present, the detector can be mounted on the frame of the window. Avoid mounting the detector on the same wall as the protected glass, on free-standing posts or pillars, or in rooms with noisy equipment (air compressors, bells, power tools, etc.), if this equipment is operated when the detector is armed.

9. Testing the Detector
The detector should be tested at least once each year. Test the detector with the FG-701 Glassbreak Simulator. The model FG-700 Glassbreak Simulator can also be used if it is set for the TEMPered glass sound. Other simulators will not give accurate indication of range. To enter Test Mode manually: 1. Open the front cover. 2. Use a screwdriver to short the Test Mode pads on the PC board (see diagram on next page). 3. Close the front cover. The detector’s green LED blinks approximately once per second to indicate that it has entered Test Mode. To enter the Test Mode with the FG-701: 1. Stand within 4.6 m (15 feet) of the detector. 2. Switch the FG-701 to ACTIVATE and MANual modes. 3. Point the front [speaker] of the glassbreak simulator towards the detector. Press the red START button to send a short activation code. When the detector enters Test Mode, the green LED on the detector flashes about once per second. If the green LED does not flash, move closer to the detector and repeat the procedure. Testing the Detector (flex and audio signals): To test the FG-1625/FG-1625T, do the following: 1. Place the detector in Test Mode. 2. Set the FG-701 switches to the TEST and FLEX positions. 3. Position the FG-701 near the farthest point of the protected glass, and point the speaker directly at the detector. If window coverings are present, close them fully and hold the FG-701 between the coverings and the protected glass. 4. Press the red START button. The simulator clicks on and starts an 8-second armed period. 5. Generate a flex signal by carefully striking the glass with a cushioned tool. The FG-701 responds with a burst of glassbreak audio. If the detector receives both the flex and audio signals properly, its red Alarm LED lights. (Red Alarm LED does not latch in Test Mode). Testing the Detector (audio signals only): The FG-701 can also be used to test the detector’s ability to receive audio signals only. See the FG-701 Operating Instructions for additional information. When it receives the audio signal, the detector flickers its green Event LED. Exiting Test Mode: When you have finished testing, exit Test Mode by following the same procedure used to enter Test Mode. The FG-1625/T will automatically exit Test Mode five minutes after the last event is detected.

13. Nominal Glass Thickness Chart
Glass Type* Plate 3a Tempered Laminated1 Wired Coated 2,3b Sealed Insulating1,3b, 4 Nominal Thickness Minimum Maximum
2mm (3/32 in.) 3mm (1/8 in.) 3mm (1/8 in.) 6mm (1/4 in.) 3mm (1/8 in.) 3mm (1/8 in.) [13mm (1/2 in.) overall] 10mm (3/8 in.) 10mm (3/8 in.) 14mm (9/16 in.) 6mm (1/4 in.) 6mm (1/4 in.) 6mm (1/4 in.) [19mm (3/4 in.) overall]

* Minimum size for all types is 28cm (11 in.) square; glass must be
framed in the wall or mounted in a barrier at least 0.9m (36 in.) wide. Protected only if both plates in the unit are broken 2 Coated glass with security films up to 0.3mm (12 mils) thick (including films for solar protection) may be used. Film Technologies International, Inc.’s GLASS-GARD GGLL 1200 has been evaluated with this product by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. at Honeywell’s request 3 In compliance with Underwriters Laboratories of Canada’s Standard for Intrusion Detection Units (CAN/ULC-S306-M89): a. Plate glass 3mm (1/8 in.) to 10mm (3/8 in.) can be protected. b. ULC recognizes a maximum range for protecting sealed insulating glass and coated glass of 3.8 m (12.5 ft). 4 UL recognizes a maximum range for protecting sealed insulating glass of 6.1m (20 ft.) with sensitivity set at maximum.

3. Testing Mounting Location With 9V Battery
You may test the detector in the desired mounting location before drilling/wiring. If the 9V battery cannot supply sufficient power, the detector will not operate and the red and green LEDs will flash on/off. Follow the procedure described in “Testing the Detector” (next column) to confirm proper operation.

4. Configuring Sensitivity (Range)
DIP switches SENS1 and SENS2 set detector sensitivity (range), as shown:
SENSITIVITY MAX MEDIUM LOW LOWEST RANGE * 7.6m (25 ft) 4.6m (15 ft) 3m (10 ft) 1.5m (5 ft) SENS1 OFF ON OFF ON SENS2 OFF OFF ON ON

14. Specifications
Range: 7.6 m (25 ft.) maximum, omni directional No minimum range Operating Temperature: -10° C to 55° C (14° F to 131° F) UL: -10° C to 50° C (14° F to 122° F) (Indoor use environment) Storage: -20° C to 55° C (-4° F to 131° F) UL: -20° C to 50° C (-4° F to 122° F) Alarm Duration: 5 seconds (unaffected by alarm LED latching) Alarm Relay: FG-1625 Form A FG-1625T Form C 100 mA maximum 25 VDC maximum ON/closed 22Ω ±6Ω OFF/open >1MΩ Tamper Switch: FG-1625T Only Combination cover/ wall tamper 25 mA maximum 24 VDC maximum RFI Immunity: 30 V/m, 10 MHz - 1000 MHz ESD Immunity: 10 kV discharges of either polarity to exposed surfaces Power Requirements: 6 - 18 VDC; 12 mA typical at 12 VDC, 22 mA max, (Latched LED) AC Ripple: 4 Volts peak-topeak at Nominal 12 VDC Dimensions: 115 mm x 72 mm x 27 mm (4.5 in. H x 2.8 in. W x 1.05 in. D) Weight: 98 g (3.5 oz.) Packaged Product: 126g (4.5 oz.) Approvals / Listings: FCC and IC verified, CE, C-Tick, UL Listed, ULC Listed Suitable for connection to an EN60950 Class II Limited Power Source. Customers in European Union countries are advised to dispose of this product, at the end of its useful life, as per applicable local laws, regulations and procedures. FG-1625T Only: EN 50131-1; Security Grade 2, Environmental Class II

*Sensitivity must be set to match the distance between
the detector and the protected glass, as verified using the FG-701 Glassbreak Simulator.

5. Configuring LED Switch
The LATCH and LED DIP switches determine LED indicator operation.
1 2

OFF Red LED lights for 5 seconds during alarm LEDs disabled (except for 3 power up and test mode )

ON Red LED latches ON when 1, 2 detector goes into alarm LEDs always enabled

Alarm relay timing is not affected by the latched Alarm LED. Reset the Alarm LED by removing/restoring power, or by toggling the detector in and out of Test Mode. 3 LEDs can be enabled/disabled using FG-701.

6. Enabling Optional Rear Tamper (FG-1625T only)
The FG-1625T is equipped with a combination normallyclosed (NC) cover and wall tamper switches. Each unit is shipped with the cover tamper operational, and the wall tamper disabled. To enable the rear tamper, remove the plastic tab on the back of the detector, using needle-nose pliers. The wall tamper arm will then extend through the hole. Proceed with the following mounting instructions to install the wall tamper screw.

10. LED Indicators
The detector is equipped with two LEDs: a green Event LED and a red Alarm LED. When the LEDs are enabled, they light in a variety of patterns to convey the detector’s operational status. The following table summarizes the LED messages.
Normal Normal, event detected Normal, break detected Normal, alarm latched Power up Low Voltage Test Mode Test Mode, event detected Test Mode, alarm

OFF Flicker OFF OFF ON 1 second Flash ON/OFF Flash once per sec Flicker Flash once per sec

OFF OFF ON 5 seconds ON ON 1 second Flash ON/OFF OFF OFF ON 5 seconds

7. Mounting the Detector
NOTE: If ceiling mounted, the end with the hole (micro-phone end) should face the glass being protected. 1. If using optional Wall Tamper (FG-1625T): Mark the mounting location for the wall tamper screw based on the final location of the detector. Then, install the wall tamper screw so that it will just make contact with the bottom of the tamper cavity when the unit is mounted. Use a flat head 4.2mm or 4.8mm screw (#8 or #10). 2. Position the unit over the wall tamper screw (if used), then mark the mounting screw and wire openings. If required by the location, install wall anchors for the mounting screws. 3. Secure the unit to the wall or ceiling, oriented so the microphone has the best line of sight to the protected glass.

To obtain applicable EU compliance Declaration of Conformities for this product, please refer to our Website For any additional information regarding the compliance of this product to any EU specific requirements, please contact – Quality Assurance Department, Honeywell Security & Custom Electronics, Newhouse Industrial Estate, Motherwell, Lanarkshire ML1 5SB, Scotland, United Kingdom Tel: +44(0)1698 738200 Email:

NOTICES FCC NOTICE: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. The user is cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by Honeywell could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: 1) Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna, 2) Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver, 3) Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. The installer can also consult an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions, if necessary. IC Notice: This Class B digital apparatus complies with the Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada

11. Cover Screw
The front cover can be secured after installation. To do so, remove the cover breakout flash and secure the front cover with a 2.9 mm x 6.0 mm (#4 x ¼ in.) screw.

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Honeywell, FlexGuard and IntelliSense are registered trademarks of Honeywell International Inc. - All other brands mentioned are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Specifications subject to change without prior notice.

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