Honeywell 5811 Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell Glassbreak vs Window Sensors
Glass break detectors and windows sensors are both used to protect against a break-in through a window, but they work in very differnet ways.
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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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How do I install a Honeywell 5811 door & window sensor?
Learn how to install a Honeywell 5811 door and window sensor in this FAQ.
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What sensor/magnet gap does a Honeywell 5811 support?
Find out how close the magnet needs to be to the transmitter on a Honeywell 5811 to work.
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What are the dimensions of a Honeywell 5811?
Find out the exact size of the magnet for the 5811 wireless sensor to ensure it will fit on your door or window.
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How many wireless transmitters can a VISTA-20P support?
The number of wireless transmitters supported by a VISTA-20P depends on the wireless receiver that is connected to your VISTA-20P.
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What is the gap allowed between 5811 sensor and magnet?
Learn how large the gap can between the transmitter and the magnet when installing a Honeywell 5811 contact on a door or window.
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How long do batteries last in wireless alarm sensors?
The average life of a battery in a wireless alarm sensor has many contributing factors.
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What causes radio frequency loss?
Learn what can cause a loss of radio frequency between wireless alarm system devices and the receiver or wireless control panel.
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How do I install Honeywell wireless door/window sensor?
Learn the key tips when installing a Honeywell wireless door or window sensor with magnet.
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