Honeywell 5800MINI Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Trigger a Z-Wave Device When a Door Sensor is Activated?
Certain alarm panels and interactive service platforms will allow you to create rules and scenes so that Z-Wave devices activate automatically. Learn about Z-Wave triggers.
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Can I Get a Composite Door & Frame w/ Pre-Installed Alarm Contacts?
Some types of Andersen Doors come with built-in 345 MHz sensors for compatible alarm systems. Andersen calls these VeriLock Sensors. Learn about Andersen Security Doors.
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Can I Get a Composite Window & Frame w/ Pre-Installed Alarm Contacts?
Certain Andersen Windows have built-in sensors that can be used with compatible systems. These are known as VeriLock Sensors. Learn about Andersen Windows and VeriLock Sensors.
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Which Andersen Windows Have Built-in Security Sensors?
Certain models of Andersen Windows have built-in wireless 345 MHz sensors that allow them to interface with compatible Honeywell Security Systems. Learn about Andersen Windows.
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Where Should I Install the Alarm Sensor On My Sliding Door?
With sliding doors, the same principle applies. Place the magnet on the moving portion of the door, and position the sensor on the frame. Learn where to install your door sensor.
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What Are Door Contacts?
Sensors that are used to monitor whether a door is opened or closed are often called door contacts. Learn about door contacts and how they are used with alarm systems.
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What Loop Number Should I Set for the Honeywell 5800MINI?
The Honeywell 5800MINI uses Loop Number 1 for normal operation. The wireless sensor operates strictly as a door and window contact. Learn about the Honeywell 5800MINI.
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What Is the 5800MINI's Range?
A Honeywell 5800MINI user can expect the sensor to offer a 200 foot nominal range. Large metal objects and obstacles can affect this range. Learn about the Honeywell 5800MINI.
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What Is the Best Alarm Contact?
There is no single best alarm contact. Many different types of door and window contacts are available, and the best one depends on the needs of the user. There are several questions to ask when looking for an alarm contact so that you can obtain the perfect one. Learn more about alarm contacts.
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How Does a Door/Window Alarm Sensor Actually Work?
Most door and window sensors work in the same manner. These devices consist of both a sensor and a magnet. When the door or window opens, the magnet will become separated from the sensor. This will cause the sensor to send a signal to the security system. Learn more about door and window sensors.
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