Honeywell 5800PIR-RES Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Activate a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES for Lyric or Lynx Panels
You can activate a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES by programming it into your Honeywell panel. Once activated, make sure to test the sensor in its final location.
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Can Vibration Cause False Alarms on a 5800PIR-RES?
Normal vibration will not cause false alarms on a 5800PIR-RES motion detector. This is because the device uses passive infrared detection to recognize motion.
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How do I Setup the Honeywell 5800PIR-RES on a Lynx Touch?
In order to setup a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES motion detector, you must first program the sensor into your security panel and then install it onto a wall.
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How Do I Turn Off the Pet Immunity on My Honeywell 5800PIR-RES?
Pet immunity cannot be turned off on a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES motion detector. Users who want to disable this feature should consider the 5800PIR instead.
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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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Do Wireless Motion Detectors Go Through Glass?
Most RF motion detectors use PIR (passive infrared) technology, which cannot "see" through glass . To learn more, check out the rest of this article.
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Can Apartment Dwellers Install a Security System?
Yes, installing a wireless, self contained security system makes it easy for apartment dwellers to do. Find out why a wireless security system is ideal
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Why do my pets trigger my pet immune motions detectors?
Pet immune motion detectors have limitations and require special consideration before installation. Learn more about using motions when you have pets!
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How Do I Install & enroll a 5800PIR-RES to a 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 supports Honeywell 5800 wireless sensors, as well as most 2GIG wireless sensors. Learn how to install and enroll the 5800PIR-RES to the 2GIG GC3.
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Will Curtain Movement Set off Infrared Motion Sensors?
Moving but otherwise inanimate objects, like curtains, in an empty room can activate an infrared motion sensor, causing a false alarm. Read on to find out why.
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