Wireless Door Sensors and Window Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

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 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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How Do I Install a 5820L Slim Line Sensor?
When installing a 5820L door and window sensor, you will want to mount the device on the frame of the door or window and its magnet on the moving portion.
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Is a Honeywell 5818MNL compatible with a 2GIG GC3?
As a 5800 Series sensor, the Honeywell 5815MNL is compatible with the 2GIG GC3. No additional add-ons are needed to use the 5818MNL with a 2GIG GC3 panel.
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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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How Do I Program a Wireless Sensor on my Honeywell LYNX Touch?
Wireless sensors can be programmed to a LYNX Touch system through the panel's zone programming menu. You will need the installer code to access the menu.
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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 is the Difference Between a 5816WMWH and a 5816?
The difference between a 5816WMWH and 5816 is that the 5816WMWH includes a magnet whereas the 5816 does not. The magnet can be used with the internal reed switch to monitor status of a door or window.
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