Batteries Used in the Resideo SiXCT Sensors

Batteries Used in the Resideo SiXCT Sensors

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hey di wires jet with alarmgrid here today we're going to discuss what batteries you can use with the Honeywell 6ct sensors now the batteries you can use are 3 volt or lithium 3 volts cr123a batteries now the lifespan for these batteries are about 5 to 6 years with standard use and if you ever need to change out the battery it is very very simple and you know I need end-users should be able to do it because it is very simple now these Honeywell 60 T's are only able to accept one battery each they cannot use two or more batteries it's only one battery now to give you a little back story about the Honeywell 6ct sensors these are a dorm window contacts that you would use to be basically monitor any doors and windows and when you're setting these up you want to make sure that you're setting up the magnet and the sensor at the appropriate distance so for example I do have a Honeywell 66 ET Center right here with the magnets and when you're setting these up normally you're going to put the magnets on the door frame or the window frame and then you're going to have I mean you're gonna have the sensor on the door frame with the window frame and then you're going to have the magnet normally on the door or the window itself now when you're setting these up we do recommend that you have the magnet and the sensor at least touching or very close to each other but worst-case scenario if there's a gap or anything like that then you can you know push out the magnet about 3/4 or 3/4 of an inch from the sensor so you want to keep that in mind when you send these up now the Honeywell 6et sensors are designed to be able to be used with the residual lyric controllers now the communication method between the system and the sensor is going to be encrypted it's going to be using 128 bit encryption now when you're using these sensors whenever the magnets is pulled away from the sensor for example you have the magnet and the sensor sitting right here and if the magnet were to be pulled away from the 6et it's basically separating from the metal Reed switch on the inside and this Reed switch then trigger is a signal that it that the sensor has been open or the door or window has been spins and it was Sigma signal directly to the honey Willard panel itself and again that signal is going to be encrypted it's going to use the 128-bit encryption method to send out that signal so like all wireless sensors they do use battery power to be able to send out alarm signals and send the status or show the status so the action of the honeywell 6et sensor is actually all mechanical and the battery is mainly used to be able to allow it to send out the alarm signals and you know show the active status over to the panel now there's a couple of different batteries that you can choose you know chicken you can choose from for the six CTS and that includes the lithium three volt cr123a battery and then you have the Duracell DL 1 2 3 a the Panasonic cr123a and the honeywell 466 now you know these batteries are compatible with the Honeywell 6ct and we do also have them available on our website too if you want to take a look at that now when the Honeywell 6ct communicates with the Honeywell lyric system it is sending out the active battery status as well so if you ever wanted to check the battery status and see where you're at with that sensor I'm just going just hop into the lyric go into the certain zones you can check it within the zones and you'll be able to see that battery status now the battery is for the 60 T as if well mentioned they use 3 volts now whenever the battery drops below 2.3 volts that's when the batt are that's when the sensor is gonna send out a low battery signal so you can swap it out accordingly with one of the batteries I had mentioned so whenever you get a low battery for that sensor you always want to make sure that you change that that battery so you don't get an RF supervision loss for that zone this is very important especially if you want to make sure that the different areas are secure now whatever you're changing at the battery for the Honeywell 6et is very simple as I said it early in the video you know basically you just pop off the front cover and you'll see the battery on the inside and you'll be able to pop take it out just put the new one in so as you can see I do have a six honey well six et right here and what you'll do is you know basically you're just going to slide the cover off I'm gonna push this cover I'm gonna take it off and as you can see we have the battery in the inside we have the tamper switch obviously our battery is working right now so we have a light blinking so what you will do is you're going to you know take out the old battery and when you're popping in the new battery you want to make sure that you have the polarity correct right on the plastic basically past the circuit board you'll see a plus sign and a negative sign near the top and bottom so when you're putting in a new battery you want to make sure that you're aligning the positive and negative so right now our positive is at the bottom and all right I'm sorry our negative at the bottom and the positive is at the top so you know let's say we have a new battery you just slide that in place make sure it's uh nice and snug in there and you're basically just going to slide on the front plate again so one last thing they add about the Honeywell 6et is that if you did want to check out an installation guide to be able to change the battery for this there is going to be a link in the video or in the description below so that you know should be able to help you out with doing that but if anything as I showed it is very simple and those are the batteries that are compatible with the Honeywell 6ct sensors if you have any questions about the Honeywell 6et or alarm systems in general please contact us at support and alarmgrid comm over to our website alarmgrid comm if you found this video helpful please like and subscribe if you notifications of future videos please click the bell icon this is Jarrett with alarmgrid you ever self a great day