Wireless Alarm Sirens Frequently Asked Questions

How Loud Should My Siren Be?
When installing a new system, you should make sure that the siren can be heard throughout the premises. Most sirens are at least 85 decibels. Learn about alarm system sirens.
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What Do The Lights Indicate on a Honeywell SiXSiren?
The Honeywell SiXSiren features two LED lights. One light can flash red and white, while the other can flash green and white. These lights are used to indicate various modes or issues affecting the SiXSiren or the security system as a whole. Learn more about the lights on a Honeywell SiXSiren.
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Which Siren is Compatible w/ a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The IQ Panel 2 comes included with a built-in 85dB sounder. Those who want a louder sounder will need to purchase a separate siren. The 105 dB IQ Siren is generally the easiest option for upgrading the sounder on the IQ Panel 2. Learn more about using external sirens with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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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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Why Does My Security System Need a Honeywell 5800RP?
A wireless Honeywell security system needs a Honeywell 5800RP to extend the range of its radio frequency. This can solve issues such as RF supervision loss.
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What Frequency Do the 5800 Sensors Operate at?
Honeywell's 5800 series wireless devices operate at 345 MHz. This frequency was assigned to them by the FCC, and should operate free of interference in the US.
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How Do I Program a 5800RP to a Lyric Controller or a Lynx Touch?
A 5800RP is programmed to a Honeywell security system by assigning it to a zone. This will provide the panel with notices regarding the status of the 5800RP.
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How Many Decibels Does a Honeywell 702 Siren Output?
At 12 Volts DC, the 702 siren emits a 118 dB sound. 110 dB is considered the average human pain threshold for perceived sound. Keep reading to learn more!
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How do I wire the Trigger on the Lyric Gateway?
The Lyric Gateway has no trigger on the main system and is not compatible with any 5800 wireless relay. Learn about why the Lyric has no trigger input.
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