Wired Door & Window Alarm Contacts Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Connect a 4193SN to a VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT or VISTA-50?
The 4193SN connects to the Vista-128BPT, 250BPT, or 50 through the polling loop on terminals 24 (Positive) and 25 (Negative). Learn how to wire the 4193SN.
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How Do I Add a 4193SN to My VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT or VISTA-50?
The 4193SN is an expansion device which allows users to add conventional devices to the polling loop by programming its serial number into the zone(s). Read on.
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How Do I Program a 4193SN to a VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT, or VISTA-50?
The Vista-128BPT and similar panels use a polling loop for wired expansion. In zone programming, use input type to identify zones. Learn to program a 4193SN.
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What Sensors Work on a VISTA-20P?
The Honeywell VISTA-20P is a wired alarm control panel but is also compatible with Honeywell 5800 series wireless devices. Learn compatibility details here.
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Should I Use Resistors on my VISTA 21iP?
When using hardwired zones, it is more secure and tamper proof to use End of Line Resistors to supervise zone wiring. Find out the pros and cons here.
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Will Wired Sensors Work on Any Alarm Panel?
Wired sensors have different properties which may make them compatible or not compatible with an alarm system. Find out if wired sensors work with your system!
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Lyric Gateway Vs. Honeywell Vista System
This comparison chart highlights common features between the two panel types. Decide which panel is right for you.
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Can I use Lyric as a keypad on 15P, 20P, 21iP, 128bpt?
Can the Lyric be used as a touchscreen keypad for other systems?
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Can I use wired contacts w/ a Lyric security system?
Hardwired Zones on the Lyric security system.
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How do I add hardwired zones to Lyric Security System?
Learn how to configure wired sensors to your Honeywell Lyric alarm control panel
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