Wired Motion Detecting Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

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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Will Curtain Movement Set off Infrared Motion Sensors?
Moving but otherwise inanimate objects, like curtains, in an empty room can activate an infrared motion sensor, causing a false alarm. Read on to find out why.
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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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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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What is a Pet-Immune Motion Detector?
A Pet-Immune motion is a passive infrared detector designed to avoid false alarms caused by pets walking freely in the protected area. Read on to learn more.
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Are the Honeywell Aurora Motions Detectors Pet Immune?
Find out how to set your Honeywell Aurora motion detector to be pet immune for animals up to 40 pounds...
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What is a Curtain Motion Detector?
A curtain motion detector is an unique motion detector that has a slim area of detection. They are good for protecting doorways, and other entry points.
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Should I use glass break detectors or motion sensors?
Glass break detectors and motion sensors provide two different types of protection, we explain the differences so that you can choose the right device for your alarm installation.
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