Install Your New Honeywell Vista 20P In Four Steps

Wire the Vista 20P Control Panel and Peripherals

Initial Power Up

System Programming

Wireless Device Programming
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1 - Vista 20P Control Panel
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Vista 20P Control Panel and Peripheral Wiring

There are 25 terminals on the Vista 20P board, it sounds like a lot, but it's really very simple. We'll begin with the transformer connection on terminals 1 and 2, then progress on to describe each connection. Make sure not to plug in the transformer until all other connections are complete.
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There are 25 terminals on the Vista 20 P board, each will be discussed in the following pages.
The transformer converts your 110 VAC outlet voltage into a safe, 16.5 VAC power source for the control panel.
The transformer takes your 110 VAC outlet voltage and converts it into a low-voltage 16.5 VAC power source for the control panel. It's AC in, and AC out, so polarity is not a concern when wiring, either terminal of the transfomer can be wired to either terminal of the control.
Honeywell Transformer

The Vista 20P uses a 16.5 Volt 25 VA transformer. It has a fuse in it's secondary that can easily be blown, the fuse can't be replaced, so you may someday need a replacement transformer. This transformer is a direct replacement for your Vista 10, Vista 15P, and Vista 20P system.
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