Glass Break Detectors Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Test a 2GIG GB1?
In order to test a 2GIG GB1 Glass Break Detector, you will need to use a glass break simulator, such as the Honeywell FG701. This will simulate the sound of breaking glass and cause the 2GIG GB1 to activate. If you receive central monitoring, have your system placed into test mode before doing this.
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Where Should I Install a Glass Break Sensor?
A glass break detector should be placed as close to a window or glass case as possible with no objects blocking its path. This will help to ensure that the device will activate in the event that the window or case is shattered. Learn more about glass break sensors and where to place them.
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How Do You Add a 2GIG GB1 to the 2GIG GC3?
A 2GIG GB1 glass break can be added to a GC3 security panel through system programming. You can also change the settings for the glass break from this menu.
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What Glass Breaks Are Compatible with a Honeywell VISTA-21iP?
The VISTA-21ip is compatible with most wired glass break devices and the 5853 wireless glass break. You must have an available zone for the glass break.
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Why Is My Honeywell FG-1625 Chirping?
Find out why your Honeywell FG-1625 is chirping
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How do I test my glass break detector?
Learn how to test your glass break detector
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How Do I Program A SIXGB To the Lyric Security System?
Learn how to program a SiXGB to the Lyric Controller Security System
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Do Glass Break Sensors Work?
A glass break detector senses the sound of breaking plate, tempered, laminated, wired, coated or sealed insulating glass. Find out how well these devices can sense breaking glass.
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How Do I Open A FG1625 Glassbreak Detector?
Find out how to open a FG-1625 glassbreak detector
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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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