Alarm Keypads Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell 5828V vs 5828
The only difference between the Honeywell 5828V Keypad and the Honeywell 5828 Keypad is that the 5828V Keypad has a voice feature. This means it will read out the zone descriptors whenever a zone is faulted. The 5828V can also be used to record an audible voice message that can be played back later.
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How do you add a 2GIG PAD1-345 to the 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG PAD1-345 wireless keypad can be added to the 2GIG GC3 through the systems keypad programming. Learn how to add a 2GIG PAD1-345 to the GC3 system.
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How Do I Wire a 6162RF to a VISTA?
The 6162RF has 4 wires, two for power, and two for data. It connects to the keypad bus of the Vista panel. Learn to wire the 6162RF to a Vista panel.
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How do I Set up a Honeywell 6160RF?
The 6160RF must be connected to the alarm panel, then properly addressed in order to work. Continue reading and learn how to set up the 6160RF keypad receiver.
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Is It Possible to Program a 21iP w/ a Tuxedo Touch?
It is possible to program a VISTA-21iP panel with a Tuxedo Touch, but there are keypads better suited for programming. One such keypad is the 6160 keypad.
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Is the Tuxedo Touch a System?
The Honeywell Tuxedo Touch is not a standalone security system. It is an external touchscreen keypad and Z-Wave controller designed for use with Honeywell VISTA Panels. However, it can be used as a standalone home automation system for local use only. Learn more about the Tuxedo Touch.
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How Do I Turn On the Backlight on a Honeywell 6150 Keypad?
The Honeywell 6150 fixed English keypad's backlight is always on. A user can activate it by pressing any key on the keypad. Learn about Honeywell's backlights.
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How Can I Retrieve a Message From My VISTA 21iP Keypad?
Keypad messages are a feature of certain keypads, not of the Vista-21iP. Find out which keypads support the message feature, and how to retrieve messages.
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How Many Wireless Zones Will a 6150RF Support?
Find out how many wireless zones a 6150RF will support
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Can I Use 2nd Keypad w/ Honeywell L5200, L5210, L7000?
Find out if a 2nd keypad can be used with a Honeywell L5200, L5210, L7000
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