Wireless Motion Detecting Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

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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How do you add a 2GIG PIR1-345 to the 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG PIR1-345 can be added to the 2GIG GC3 security panel through system programming. You will need the installer code to access system programming.
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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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Can I Turn off the Red Light in My Honeywell 5800PIR?
The 5800PIR is able to deactivate its red light, this will require the unit to be out of Walk Test mode. To learn more about the 5800PIR, continue reading.
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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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Do Wireless Motion Detectors Go Through Glass?
Most RF motion detectors use PIR (passive infrared) technology, which cannot "see" through glass . To learn more, check out the rest of this article.
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How Do I Install & enroll a 5800PIR-RES to a 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 supports Honeywell 5800 wireless sensors, as well as most 2GIG wireless sensors. Learn how to install and enroll the 5800PIR-RES to the 2GIG GC3.
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Will Curtain Movement Set off Infrared Motion Sensors?
Moving but otherwise inanimate objects, like curtains, in an empty room can activate an infrared motion sensor, causing a false alarm. Read on to find out why.
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How Do I Program a 5800PIR-RES to a Lyric Gateway?
The 5800RES-PIR can only be added to the unit by an alarm company who is monitoring the Lyric Gateway. Learn how to program a 5800PIR-RES to the Lyric Gateway.
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