Honeywell 6160V Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Adjust the Default Screen On an Alpha Keypad For a VISTA-20P?
If you want to provide a custom message for your VISTA-20P Alphanumeric Keypad, then you can do so thru Alpha Programming. Learn to edit the default screen on your VISTA Keypad.
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How Do I Edit the Default Screen On an Alpha Keypad For a VISTA-15P?
A custom word or phrase of up to 16 characters can be set for the Alphanumeric Keypad on your Honeywell VISTA-15P Security System. Learn how to set a custom message on your keypad.
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How Do I Change the Default Screen On an Alpha Keypad For a VISTA-21iPLTE?
You can set a custom word or phrase for the default screen on an Alphanumeric Keypad used with a VISTA-21iPLTE. Learn to set a custom phrase for an Alpha Keypad default screen.
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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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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 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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Do I Need a Honeywell 6160 Keypad if I Already Have a Tuxedo Touch?
The only real advantage that a 6160 offers over a Tuxedo Touch is that it can backdoor into programming. Find out if you really need a 6160 if you already have a Tuxedo Touch.
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What is a Honeywell K4274V1-H M7274?
On the 6160 Wired Keypad, there is a small flip-down door that covers the push buttons. The part name of this door is the K4274V1-H M7274. Learn about the 6160 Keypad.
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