Honeywell VISTA-20P 6160KT Frequently Asked Questions

Do I Need a Phone Line for a Home Security System?
Thanks to IP and cellular connectivity, a user does not need a phone line for a home security system. Learn about the communication paths used with alarm systems.
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How Do I Wire a 6162RF to a VISTA?
The 6162RF has 4 wires, two for power, and two for data. It connects to the keypad bus of the Vista panel. Learn to wire the 6162RF to a Vista panel.
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Are ITI Wireless sensors compatible with VISTA systems?
Learn why ITI Wireless sensors are not compatible with a VISTA system
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Can zone 1 be used for burglar on a VISTA 20P?
Zone 1 characteristics on the Vista-20P
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How do I create a driveway sensor on a Vista-P panel?
Using Configurable Zone Types on P series panels.
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How do I create a Waterflow zone on a Vista-P Panel?
Using Configurable Zone Types on P series panels.
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Can a zone be chime only with no alarm trigger?
Using Configurable Zone Types on P series panels to make a chime only zone.
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How do I know if my security system's dialer is bad?
Verify the panel's dialer is working.
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Can I install more than one Tuxedo Touch on a system?
Want to install one or more Honeywell Tuxedo Touch? It all depends on how many AUIs your system handles. Please read to see how many tuxedo touches your system can support...
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Honeywell VISTA 20P vs VISTA 21iP
The VISTA 20P and VISTA 21iP are very similar products, but there are some slight differences that are worth noting when you are making a decision regarding which panel to buy.
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