Wireless Door Sensors and Window Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell 5818MNL vs 5800RPS
These door window contacts are both wireless and recessed, but they one is a magnet and one is a plunger switch which means that they are for different applications.
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Can a Window Sensor be Removed w/o Triggering an Alarm?
Trying to bypass a security system? Wondering if there is a way to remove a sensor without making the alarm go off? Find out if it's possible!
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What are the dimensions of a Honeywell 5811?
Find out the exact size of the magnet for the 5811 wireless sensor to ensure it will fit on your door or window.
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How do I do a Go/No Go test on a Honeywell VISTA-20P?
The Go/No Go test mode is used for choosing the placement of your Honeywell 5800 Series wireless alarm devices, come find out how to access the test mode.
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How many wireless transmitters can a VISTA-20P support?
The number of wireless transmitters supported by a VISTA-20P depends on the wireless receiver that is connected to your VISTA-20P.
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Does the Honeywell VISTA-20P have (48) wireless zones?
Find out how to unlock wireless zone capability with a Honeywell VISTA-20P alarm control panel and how many wireless zones are supported.
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Can I use a Honeywell 5800Micra on wood window frames?
The Honeywell 5800Micra wireless recessed contact is great for protecting vinyl frame windows, but can you use a 5800Micra with a wood frame window?
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How many sensors does a Lynx Plus L3000 support?
How many wireless zones can you program into a Honeywell L3000 LYNX Plus?
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What is the gap allowed between 5811 sensor and magnet?
Learn how large the gap can between the transmitter and the magnet when installing a Honeywell 5811 contact on a door or window.
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What is a DIP switch on an alarm sensor?
Learn what a DIP switch is for an alarm device and how to use them.
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