Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell 5814 vs 5811
Trying to decide between the 5814 versus the 5811? Let our FAQ help you decide which door / window sensor is right for you!
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Honeywell 5881ENL vs 5883H
The 5881ENL and the 5883H serve very similar functions, but there are two main differences that may influence whether you decide to use one over the other.
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2g vs 4g security systems
What is the difference between a 2g and 4g home security system? The answer is simple, one is older one is newer. Find out why 4G is the way you want to go!
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Honeywell 5818MNL vs 5800RPS
These door window contacts are both wireless and recessed, but they one is a magnet and one is a plunger switch which means that they are for different applications.
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What is a Curtain Motion Detector?
A curtain motion detector is an unique motion detector that has a slim area of detection. They are good for protecting doorways, and other entry points.
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Honeywell GSMV4G vs GSMX4G
The GSMV4G and the GSMX4G are both great GSM communicators for the VISTA series panels. Find out why you might choose one over the other.
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When Would I Need a Honeywell Steel Door Contact?
Steel doors present problems for traditional door/window sensors. A steel door magnet, which is a bit stronger can solve the problem.
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How do I use a Honeywell 5834-4 Wireless Key Fob?
The 5834-4 is Honeywell's most popular key fob. It is a simple to program and use key fob that integrates with most of Honeywell's RF interfaces.
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Which Security Cameras are Compatible w/ an L5100?
Home security cameras are becoming more and more important. Make sure to get Honeywell cameras that are compatible with your Total Connect system.
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Can a Honeywell alarm system be self-monitored?
Find out if you can self-monitor your Honeywell alarm system without the need of an expensive central station monitoring plan.
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