Wireless Alarm Systems Frequently Asked Questions

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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What Software Lets Me Make Changes on My VISTA 20P?
Users can make changes on a VISTA using Total Connect 2.0, or by hand programming it. A monitored alarm company who's a Honeywell dealer uses Compass. Read on.
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Where Should I Install My Honeywell 5869 Panic Button?
Install the Honeywell 5869 Wireless Panic Button in a hidden but reachable place, away from metal, furniture, and appliances. Learn how to install a 5869.
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How Do I Install a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator?
A cellular communicator easily installs in the cellular expansion bay in the Honeywell Lyric Gateway system. Learn how to install a cellular communicator.
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