Honeywell 5800MICRA vs 5814

The Honeywell 5800MICRA is the smallest wireless recessed transmitter, with dimensions of 0.750” D with the wire antenna being 11”x 0.050” D with a cavity depth of 0.330”. The 5800MICRA is so small it almost disappears when installed. The 5800MICRA only has 1 loop, Loop 1 normally closed reed switch. The 5800MICRA has an RF transmitting range of 100 feet indoors. The 5800MICRA is supervised for check in signals and low battery. The 5800MICRA will send a check in signal every 70-90 minutes. The 5800MICRA operates on one 3V lithium coin battery and usually last up to ten years. To install, a user must drill a ¾” diameter, 11/32” deep hole in the window frame or door and should only be installed in vinyl or wood windows or doors (no metal windows or doors). When installed make sure the antenna is fully extended and straight for best range. The 5800MICRA has an operating temperature of 10-120 degree F. The 5800MICRA is ETL listed.

The Honeywell 5814 is the smallest surface mount wireless transmitter, with dimensions of 1 ½”H x 1 3/16” W x ⅝” D. The 5814 transmitter has 1 loop programmed as loop 1 normally closed. The 5814 has an RF transmitting range of 100 feet. The 5814 transmitter is also supervised and will send a check in signal every 70-90 minutes if programmed as input type RF. The transmitter will also send a tamper signal to the panel when the cover is removed. It will send Loop 4. The 5814 transmitter operates on one 3V coin battery and will last 3-5 years.

The 5814 has operating temperatures from 32-120 degrees F.

In comparison both the Honeywell 5800MICRA and the 5814 are extremely small wireless transmitters that basically operate the same and have the same RF range. The main difference being the 5800MICRA is a recessed transmitter while the 5814 is surfaced mounted.

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