Door & Window Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Install a 5820L Slim Line Sensor?
When installing a 5820L door and window sensor, you will want to mount the device on the frame of the door or window and its magnet on the moving portion.
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Is a Honeywell 5818MNL compatible with a 2GIG GC3?
As a 5800 Series sensor, the Honeywell 5815MNL is compatible with the 2GIG GC3. No additional add-ons are needed to use the 5818MNL with a 2GIG GC3 panel.
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Can I Install a Window Contact on a Honeywell Alarm?
A window contact can be installed on any Honeywell panel. The optimal window sensor depends on the model of the panel and the applications that are needed.
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What's the Best Window Sensor for the Honeywell L3000?
There are many great window sensors from the Honeywell 5800 Series that pair well with the Honeywell L3000. The best window sensor depends on the user's needs.
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Are ITI Wireless sensors compatible with VISTA systems?
Learn why ITI Wireless sensors are not compatible with a VISTA system
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Which system has the best looking recessed sensors?
Learn which system has the best looking recessed sensors
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How Do I Install Recessed Door Or Window Alarm Sensors?
Recessed door and window alarm sensors are great for applications where a homeowner doesn't want the item to be seen. See how easy it is to install them!
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How Do I Install A Honeywell 5816 Sensor
Learn how to install a 5816 sensor
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How Do I Install A Recessed, Wired Window Sensor?
Learn how to install a recessed wired window sensor
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How Do I Replace Old Alarm Sensor Magnets?
Find out how to replace an old alarm sensor magnet
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