Wireless Smoke Detectors Frequently Asked Questions

How Do You Add a 2GIG SMKT2-345 to the 2GIG GC3?
A 2GIG SMKT2-345 can be added to a 2GIG GC3 security system through system programming. You will need the installer code for the system to access this menu.
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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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How do I program a SiXSmoke to a Lyric Gateway?
Since the Lyric Gateway doesn't provide access to user programming, you must contact your alarm monitoring company to program a SiXSmoke sensor to the device.
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How Do I Program a SiXSMOKE to a Lyric Security System?
Only an alarm company monitoring the Honeywell Lyric Gateway can program a SiXSMOKE to the security system. Learn why this is and how to program a SiXSMOKE.
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How Do I Determine the Age of a Honeywell Wireless Smoke Detector?
When Honeywell smokes are made, a date code sticker is affixed to indicate the date when this occurred. Read on and learn how to interpret this date code.
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Honeywell 5806W3 vs 5808W3
The Honeywell 5808W3 is a wireless Photoelectric Smoke with a built-in heat detector. The 5806W3 is a wireless Photoelectric Smoke only. Find out more!
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How do I add a SIXSMOKE to my Lyric?
The Honeywell SIXSMOKE features a Photoelectric Smoke detector, and a Fixed as well as a Rate-of-Rise Heat sensor. See how to add a SIXSMOKE to a Lyric system.
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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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