Transmitters Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a 4-Wire Smoke Detector to My Wireless Alarm System?
In order to use a 4-wire smoke detector with a wireless alarm system, a special type of wireless transmitter is needed. The transmitter must be capable of supporting normally open life-safety devices with an end of line resistor. Learn more about using a 4-wire smoke with a wireless system.
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How Do You Add a 2GIG DW20R to the 2GIG GC3?
A 2GIG DW20R sensor can be programmed into a 2GIG GC3 security system by accessing the wireless zones menu of the panel and then auto-enrolling the device.
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What Loop Number Does My Honeywell 5800 Series Wireless Device Use?
Different 5800 Series wireless devices use different, and in some cases, multiple loop numbers. Shown is a list of commonly used devices and their loop numbers.
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Do the Honeywell Lynx Systems Require RF Line of Sight?
Honeywell Lynx Systems never use line of sight. RF communication does not require line of sight. Lynx panels use RF to communicate with 5800 Series devices.
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How Do I Program a SiXPIR to the Lyric Gateway?
In order to enroll a SiXPIR with a Lyric Gateway system, you must contact your alarm monitoring company and have them put the Lyric Gateway into learn mode.
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How Do I Program a 5820L to a Lynx Touch Panel if the Serial Isn't on the Label?
If the serial number isn’t listed on your 5820L sensor, you can still learn it into your Lynx panel by auto-enrolling it through the zone programming menu.
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Can I Use Wired Contacts on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
In order for you to use wired contacts with a Qolsys IQ Panel 2, you will need to use a compatible wireless converter, such as the Qolsys Hardwire 16-S.
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How Do I Program a Wireless Zone on My Honeywell VISTA-20P?
A wireless zone can be programmed on a VISTA-20P system by using an alphanumeric keypad to access zone programming. From there, you can program the zone.
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How Do I Program a Window Sensor to a Honeywell L5100?
A window sensor can be programmed into an L5100 through the zone programming menu of the panel. You will need the panel's installer code to access this menu.
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How Do I Add a Honeywell 5811 to a Lynx Touch?
A 5811 wireless sensor can be programmed to a Honeywell LYNX Touch alarm system through system programming. Make sure to test the sensor after programming.
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