Honeywell FG701 Frequently Asked Questions

How Does a Glass Break Detector Work?
Many people monitor windows and glass cases using glass break detectors. These devices work by listening for both the thud of an object striking against glass and the actual shattering of glass itself. Both sounds must be present for the device to activate. Learn more about glass break detectors.
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How Do I Test a 2GIG GB1?
In order to test a 2GIG GB1 Glass Break Detector, you will need to use a glass break simulator, such as the Honeywell FG701. This will simulate the sound of breaking glass and cause the 2GIG GB1 to activate. If you receive central monitoring, have your system placed into test mode before doing this.
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How Do I Perform a Walk Test on a Honeywell Lyric Controller?
A walk test can be performed on a Honeywell Lyric Controller by putting the system into walk test mode and then faulting any sensor that you want to test.
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What Glass Breaks Are Compatible with a Honeywell VISTA-21iP?
The VISTA-21ip is compatible with most wired glass break devices and the 5853 wireless glass break. You must have an available zone for the glass break.
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How Do I Change the Battery on an FG-1625?
The Honeywell FG-1625 is a hardwired glass break detector , and as such, doesn't use batteries. Learn more about wiring and testing the Honeywell FG-1625 here.
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Which Wireless Glassbreaks are Compatible with the Lyric Gateway?
Compatible Wireless Glassbreak sensors
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Why Is My Honeywell FG-1625 Chirping?
Find out why your Honeywell FG-1625 is chirping
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How do I test my glass break detector?
Learn how to test your glass break detector
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How Do I Use a FG701 to Test a Honeywell 5853 GBD?
Using the FG701 to test the Honeywell 5853 for proper operation
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How far from a window can I mount a 5853?
Learn the maximum distance that the Honeywell 5853 glass break detector can be mounted from a window
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