How do I add a Honeywell 5800RP wireless RF repeater?
For a simple unsupervised installation of a Honeywell 5800RP wireless repeater, all you need to do is set all DIP switches to the off position and then connect a power supply to the repeater. You can use a 9VAC, 15VA AC transformer (Honeywell 1332) or a 12VDC, 100ma DC power supply. The 5800RP has its own backup battery. The repeater will automatically pass alarm signals from all programmed Honeywell 5800 Series wireless devices back to your Honeywell alarm control panel's receiver.
If you want to supervise your Honeywell 5800RP, you must program a wireless zone for it using the serial number displayed on a sticker on the printed circuit board. For non-UL installations, all DIP switches should be off and the zone used to supervise the 5800RP should be setup as a '24-hour auxiliary' zone type with 'supervised RF' input type and using loop 1. The 5800RP will then send check-in, low battery, AC loss and RF jam messages back to the Honeywell security system on this zone. AC loss and RF jam conditions will both be reported as low battery signals to prevent an actual alarm sounding for this zone if it triggers when the system is armed.
For UL installations, supervision is slightly more involved. First set DIP switch 2 to the off position and program the 5800RP's serial number shown on the sticker to a zone for low battery and check-in signals using '24-hour auxiliary' as the zone type with supervised RF input type and loop 1. Then set DIP switch 2 to the on position. This enables a 2nd serial number for the unit that is 1 digit higher than the number shown on the sticker. For example, if the serial number on the sticker is 0012345, the 2nd serial number will be 0012346. Once DIP switch 2 has been turned on, program (3) different zones to supervise Tamper, AC loss and RF jam messages. With this second serial number, it is recommended to program as follows:
Loop 1 should be programmed as 'Trouble by day/Alarm by night' zone type with 'unsupervised RF' input type. This will monitor the module's tamper signals.
Loop 2 should be programmed as '24-hour auxiliary' zone type with 'unsupervised RF' input type to monitor for AC loss.
Loop 3 should be programmed as '24-hour auxiliary' zone type with 'unsupervised RF' input type to monitor for RF jam signals.
It is also recommended to program custom alpha zone descriptors for each zone to reflect the supervision used, to avoid confusion.
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