Wireless Garage Door Alarm Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Replace an Existing 5816 On My Lynx Touch?
You can replace an existing 5816 by removing it from panel programming, and then uninstalling it from its location. Then program the new 5816 and install it.
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Where Should I Place My 2GIG Door and Window Sensor?
A 2GIG door and window sensor should be placed on a door or window frame about half an inch from its magnet. It must also be within range of the 2GIG panel.
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Which Sensors are Compatible with 2GIG?
Many sensors are compatible with 2GIG security panels. In addition to the 2GIG brand of wireless sensors, Honeywell 5800 Series sensors can be used as well.
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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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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 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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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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How Do I Use the Lyric Gateway to Control a Garage Door?
Using the Garage Door Feature with the Lyric Gateway.
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