Honeywell 6160RF Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell 5883H vs. 5881EN
To use bi-directional wireless devices with a VISTA Panel, you need to use a 5883H Wireless Transceiver. Find out how a wireless transceiver is different from a wireless receiver.
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Is My Honeywell VISTA-20P Keypad Alphanumeric?
The best way to determine your keypad type is to enter programming. An Alphanumeric Keypad will display the message "Installer Code 20". Find out if your keypad is alphanumeric.
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What Is Error Code 103 On a VISTA Alarm System?
If you see a Check 103 error code on your keypad, then it means there is an issue with the system's communicator. You must fix the problem and clear the error. Learn about the Check 103 error code.
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How Do I Add a Second Push-Button Keypad to a VISTA 20P?
Adding a second keypad to a VISTA 20P is easy. You must power down the panel, connect the keypad, restore power, and address the keypad. Learn how to add a keypad to a VISTA 20P.
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What is the Best Keypad for the VISTA-20P?
There are plenty of keypad options for the VISTA-20P. But some of the best options are the 6160RF and the Tuxedo Touch Keypad. Discover some great keypads for the VISTA-20P.
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How Do I Program a Honeywell 5834-4 to a VISTA-P Panel?
The easiest way to program a Honeywell 5834-4 Key Fob to a VISTA P-Series Panel is to use Template programming. Learn how to add a Honeywell 5834-4 to your VISTA P-Series Panel.
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How Do I Setup a 6160RF on a Honeywell VISTA Alarm System?
The Honeywell 6160RF uses a 4-wire connection to connect with a Honeywell VISTA Alarm System. The keypad must then be properly addressed. Learn how to setup a 6160RF Keypad.
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How Can I Tell if My Keypad has an RF Receiver Built-in?
If you inherited an alarm system, you might not know if the keypad has a built-in wireless receiver. Find out the capabilities of your system keypad by following this guide.
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What is the Difference Between a Wireless Receiver and a Wireless Sensor?
Wireless sensors send out signals to wireless receivers. A system needs a wireless receiver to support wireless sensors. Learn about wireless receivers and wireless sensors.
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What Kind of Batteries Does My Honeywell 6160 Use?
The Honeywell 6160 is a hardwired keypad that does not have its own batteries. It receives both primary and secondary power from the panel. Learn about the Honeywell 6160.
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