Alarm Keypads Frequently Asked Questions

What Does a bF Error On a Honeywell Alarm Keypad Mean?
A bF error is displayed on a Fixed English Keypad when the panel's communicator is not working or has been removed. Sometimes bF is read as 6F. Learn about the bF error.
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Does the 5828 Have Volume Control?
The volume control for the Honeywell 5828 Keypad allows you to increase and decrease the volume. However, you cannot mute the keypad entirely. Learn about the 5828 volume control.
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What is the Standard Height for an Alarm Keypad?
Installing an alarm system keypad at an appropriate height will make it easier to use and operate on a daily basis. Find out the ideal height for an alarm system keypad.
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How Do You Address a Honeywell Alarm Keypad?
All Honeywell Alarm Keypads must be addressed before you can use them. This is done through system programming. Learn how to address your Honeywell Alarm Keypad.
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How Do I Mute a Honeywell 5828V Wireless Keypad?
The Honeywell 5828V Wireless Keypad can be muted by pressing [#] + [2] + [1] for Lynx Touch Systems or [#] + [0] + [2] + [1] for VISTA Systems. Learn to mute the 5828V Keypad.
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What Is the Best Keypad for a VISTA-15P, 20P, 21iP?
If a user needs to choose a single keypad for their VISTA System, their best option is usually the Honeywell 6160RF. Find out why the 6160RF is the best keypad for a VISTA System.
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How Do Alarm Keypads Work?
Alarm Keypads are used for controlling an alarm system. Depending on the type of panel, a keypad can either be a primary or secondary access point. Learn more about alarm keypads.
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Does The 2GIG GC3 Have A Compatible Touchscreen Keypad?
The 2GIG GC3 is compatible with the 2GIG SP1 and SP2 Touchscreen Keypads. These touchscreen devices will both work with the GC3. Find out how to use a keypad with the GC3.
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Can I Use More than One Keypad On a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa will support both the DSC WT5500 2-Way Wireless Keypad and the DSC WTK5504 2-Way Wireless TouchScreen Arming Station. Learn more about the Impassa keypad options.
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How Do I Use a Honeywell Tuxedo Touch to Add/Delete Zones?
The Tuxedo Touch has a function known as console mode that allows it to function as an alphanumeric keypad. This mode can be used to add and delete zones, much in the same manner as a regular alarm keypad for a VISTA System. Learn more about using a Tuxedo Touch to add and delete zones.
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