Wireless Motion Detecting Sensors Frequently Asked Questions

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 Work Through Window 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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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 use Lyric as a keypad on 15P, 20P, 21iP, 128bpt?
Can the Lyric be used as a touchscreen keypad for other systems?
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