Honeywell 5816 Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Difference Between a 5816WMWH and a 5816?
The difference between a 5816WMWH and 5816 is that the 5816WMWH includes a magnet whereas the 5816 does not. The magnet can be used with the internal reed switch to monitor status of a door or window.
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Can I Install a Window Contact on a Honeywell Alarm?
A window contact can be installed on any Honeywell panel. The optimal window sensor depends on the model of the panel and the applications that are needed.
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What Is the Best Honeywell Sensor for the 21iP?
The best sensor for the Honeywell Vista 21iP depends on what the sensor is used for. There are many great sensors compatible with the Vista 21iP panel.
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How Do I Replace an Existing 5816 On My Lynx Touch?
You can replace an existing 5816 by removing it from panel programming, and then uninstalling it from its location. Then program the new 5816 and install it.
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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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What's the Best Window Sensor for the Honeywell L3000?
There are many great window sensors from the Honeywell 5800 Series that pair well with the Honeywell L3000. The best window sensor depends on the user's needs.
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Is the Tuxedo Touch Keypad Compatible w/ 5800RF Sensors?
The Tuxedo Touch keypad is not compatible with any 5800 wireless sensors. Learn which device you'll need to install to interface your 5800 wireless devices.
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How Long Does a CR123 Last In Honeywell Sensors?
The CR123 is a lithium battery which is used in several different Honeywell wireless sensors. See the expected battery life for several of those sensors here.
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Can I get Wireless Sensors to Work on a VISTA 10SE?
Honeywell 5800 wireless sensors can work with a Vista 10SE. You will need a receiver on the system. Learn how to use wireless sensors with a Vista 10SE.
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Will 5899B Magnets Work on a Honeywell 5816 Sensor?
The 5899B magnet will work with the 5816 wireless sensor. The 5899B is compatible with other sensors. Find out if the 5899B is the right magnet for you.
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