Wireless Garage Door Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a Tilt Sensor Compatible w/ the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Tilt is a garage door sensor that works with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 System. The sensor can detect a change in its positioned angle to determine when a garage door has been opened. The sensor will send an alert to the system when this occurs. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Tilt.
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What Is the Difference Between 5800 Wireless Technology and Z-Wave?
Honeywell 5800 Series wireless sensors primarily consist of security and life-safety devices, while Z-Wave devices are generally for home automation purposes. Z-Wave devices can be controlled remotely using an interactive platform, such as Total Connect. This is not possible for 5800 Series devices.
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What Is a Security Door Contact?
When attached to a door, a security contact will let the system know when the door has been opened. Both wireless and wired door contacts are available.
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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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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 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 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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