Door & Window Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

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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Why is my Honeywell 5800C2W showing an orange light?
Troubleshooting the 5800C2W using LED's
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How Do I Use a FG701 to Test a Honeywell 5853 GBD?
Using the FG701 to test the Honeywell 5853 for proper operation
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How Do I Add A Sensor To A Vista 10P?
Learn how to add a sensor to a Vista 10P
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How do I create a Pool Trouble zone on a Vista-P Panel?
Using Configurable Zone Types on P series panels.
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How do I test a 5819WHS to find the best setting?
Walk testing the 5819WHS.
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How do I add a Hardwired zone to my L5100?
Hardwire Zone programming on the LynxTouch system
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Motion Detector vs Window Sensor
Protecting your windows is a crucial area of your security system. When is it OK to use a motion sensor rather installing sensors on each window? Check out the pros and cons of each.
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