Honeywell 5816MN Frequently Asked Questions

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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What Type of Battery Does My Honeywell Wireless Door Sensor Use?
Honeywell wireless door sensors generally use one of three battery types. These are CR123A lithium batteries, CR2032 coin batteries and AAA batteries. A door sensor will typically require a new battery every three to five years. Learn which battery type is right for your wireless door sensor.
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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 Battery Does the 5816 Use?
The Honeywell 5816 2 input wireless door/window contact uses the CR123 3 volt lithium battery. Learn about the 5816 and its compatible replacement battery.
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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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Can I Use Z-Wave Motions With a Lyric Gateway?
Learn why Z-Wave motions cannot be used on a Lyric Gateway
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How do I Perform a Go No Go Test on a Lyric Gateway?
Performing the Go No Go Test on the Lyric Gateway
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How do I change my Lyric Gateway's Installer Code?
Changing the Installer Code in the Lyric Gateway
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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 does a Honeywell 5816MN door/window sensor do?
Find out when to use a Honeywell 5816MN wireless mini door or window sensor.
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