Wireless Alarm Systems 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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Why Won't My Honeywell L5200 Disarm?
The most common reason for an L5200 to not disarm is because the wrong user code is being entered. Check and make sure the correct code is being entered.
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How Do You Add a 2GIG DW10 to the 2GIG GC3?
A DW10 door and window sensor can be added to the 2GIG GC3 through the system's programming menu. The installer code is needed to access the programming menu.
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What Kind of Battery Does the Honeywell 5800RP Use?
The 5800RP uses a 7.2 VDC Ni-MH rechargeable battery, capable of providing up to 6 hours of standby operation in the event of AC loss. Read on to learn more.
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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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2GIG GC3 vs Honeywell L5210, L7000 Security System
The 2GIG GC3, Honeywell L5210 and L7000 panels have many similarities, as well as differences. Depending on the user's needs, all panels are great options.
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What is a Transmitter Sniffer Test on a Vista Panel?
The transmitter sniffer test is used to verify that programming for wireless zones is correct, and that the devices are transmitting. Read on to learn more!
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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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How Do I Perform a Transmitter Sniffer Test on a Vista Panel?
Enter Installer Code + [#] + [3] to begin the transmitter sniffer test. The system must be ready, with no faults or bypasses, in order to enter this mode.
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