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
V20P60RFPK Kit
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.
Honeywell Wireless Accessories

Wireless Door Contact
Wireless Motion Detector
Wireless Glass Breakage Detector
Wireless Keyfob
Wireless Smoke Detector
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.
Honeywell Wired Accessories

Control Battery
Transformer
Outside Siren
Inside Siren
Fixed Alpha Keypad
Custom Alpha Keypad
RF Custom Alpha Keypad
Concealed Contacts
Surface Mount Contacts
Rollerball Contacts
Motion Detector
Ceiling Mount Motion Detector
Tri-Tech Motion Detector
Glass Breakage Detector
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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