Wireless Smoke Detectors Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Difference Between 5800 Wireless Technology and Z-Wave?
Honeywell 5800 Series wireless sensors primarily consist of security and life-safety devices, while Z-Wave devices are generally for home automation purposes. Z-Wave devices can be controlled remotely using an interactive platform, such as Total Connect. This is not possible for 5800 Series devices.
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What is the Best Smoke Detector for a Honeywell Security System?
The 5808W3 is a fantastic smoke detector for Honeywell Systems. The device includes both a smoke and heat detector, and it can be readily used with any Honeywell panel that is able to connect with 5800 Series wireless devices. When connecting with a Vista panel, a wireless receiver will be required.
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What Loop Number Does My Honeywell 5800 Series Wireless Device Use?
Different 5800 Series wireless devices use different, and in some cases, multiple loop numbers. Shown is a list of commonly used devices and their loop numbers.
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What Panels Support the Maintenance Feature on the 5808W3?
Any panel that supports 5800 Series wireless can support maintenance supervision on the 5808W3. Read on to see how this feature is enabled on each panel.
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Do the Honeywell Lynx Systems Require RF Line of Sight?
Honeywell Lynx Systems never use line of sight. RF communication does not require line of sight. Lynx panels use RF to communicate with 5800 Series devices.
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How Do I Program a Wireless Zone on My Honeywell VISTA-20P?
A wireless zone can be programmed on a VISTA-20P system by using an alphanumeric keypad to access zone programming. From there, you can program the zone.
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How Do I Program the 2GIG SMKT3-345 to the Lyric Gateway 2GIG GC3?
You can add a 2GIG SMKT3-345 combination smoke, heat and freeze detector to your GC3 security system, by accessing the system programming menu for your panel.
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How Do I Program a Wireless Sensor on my Honeywell LYNX Touch?
Wireless sensors can be programmed to a LYNX Touch system through the panel's zone programming menu. You will need the installer code to access the menu.
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Why Does My Security System Need a Honeywell 5800RP?
A wireless Honeywell security system needs a Honeywell 5800RP to extend the range of its radio frequency. This can solve issues such as RF supervision loss.
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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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