Wireless Door Sensors and Window Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

Is the 2GIG DW10 a Z-Wave Device?
The 2GIG DW10 door and window sensor is not a z-wave device. The sensor uses RF communication in order to interact with the user's 2GIG security panel.
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What's the Best Window Sensor for the Honeywell L3000?
There are many great window sensors from the Honeywell 5800 Series that pair well with the Honeywell L3000. The best window sensor depends on the user's needs.
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Why Is My Lyric Gateway Always in Not-Ready to Arm Mode?
The Honeywell Lyric Gateway is in "not ready to arm" mode if a zone is faulted, or if a zone has a tamper switch activated. Learn how to resolve these issues.
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What Battery Does the 5816 Use?
The Honeywell 5816 2 input wireless door/window contact uses the CR123 3 volt lithium battery. Learn about the 5816 and its compatible replacement battery.
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Is the Tuxedo Touch Keypad Compatible w/ 5800RF Sensors?
The Tuxedo Touch keypad is not compatible with any 5800 wireless sensors. Learn which device you'll need to install to interface your 5800 wireless devices.
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Does a 5853 Glass Break Detector work with a 2GIG GC3?
All uni-directional Honeywell 5800 series transmitters are compatible with the 2GIG GC3, and this includes the 5853. Read on to see how to enable it.
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How Long Does a CR123 Last In Honeywell Sensors?
The CR123 is a lithium battery which is used in several different Honeywell wireless sensors. See the expected battery life for several of those sensors 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 get Wireless Sensors to Work on a VISTA 10SE?
Honeywell 5800 wireless sensors can work with a Vista 10SE. You will need a receiver on the system. Learn how to use wireless sensors with a Vista 10SE.
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Will 5899B Magnets Work on a Honeywell 5816 Sensor?
The 5899B magnet will work with the 5816 wireless sensor. The 5899B is compatible with other sensors. Find out if the 5899B is the right magnet for you.
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