Gen4 Accenta and Gen4 Optima, the panel and the accessories, intruder alarms

The Honeywell manufactured Gen4 Accenta and Gen4 Optima, introduced previously in the article “Gen4 Domestic Intruder Panels from Honeywell, Optima and Gen4 Accenta“, are part of the Hard-wired Intruder alarms that can be purchased online via Below, we are pointing out more details of the Gen4 Accenta / Optima panel and introducing the different accesories that can be used with this performant panel for the composition of the intruder alarm kit for home protection.

The Gen4 Accenta / Optima Control Panel – details

  1. Remote Keypad / Simple Set connections (up to 4)
  2. Fully programmable 8 zones over 3 programs
  3. Up to 2.1AH battery compartment
  4. Multiple cable entry points
  5. Bell / Strobe outputs
  6. On-board keypad with Backlighting (Optima Variants only)
  7. On board sounder to assist local alerts / service warning (Optima panels only)

Accessories and models – Gen4 Accenta / Optima

Left: Accenta Metal Gen4 – 8 Zone, Remote LCD Keypad, Communicating, Large Metal Case
Right: Accenta Gen4 mini – 8 Zone, Remote LED Keypad, Communicating, Compact case

Honeywell intruder panels – On board illuminated keypad panel Optima Compact Gen4

Accesories – Accenta LED RKP

  • Up to four keypads per control panel
  • Illuminated keys; On-board PA facility
  • Can be mixed with Accenta LCD keypads; Full LED status indication; Entry / Exit tones; Keypad Type LED; Operating Voltage: 11 to 15V
  • Current Consumption: 40mA
  • Temperature Range: 0 to 50ºC
  • Construction: White 3mm polycarbonate
  • Dimensions: W 122mm H 85mm x D 28mm
  • Suitable for use on Optima Compact Gen4, Accenta Gen4, Accenta Mini Gen4.

Accenta LCD RKP – LCD Remote Key

  • Up to four keypads per control panel
  • Can be mixed with Accenta LED keypad
  • Full LCD status indication
  • Illuminated keys; PA keys; Entry/Exit tones
  • Keypad Type: 2×16 characters LCD English text display
  • Operating Voltage: 10.5V to 14.8V
  • Current Consumption: 70mA max
  • Temperature Range: 0 to 50ºC
  • Construction: White 3mm polycarbonate
  • Dimensions: W 135mm H 105mm D 25.5mm
  • Suitable for use on Optima Compact Gen4, Accenta Gen4, Accenta Mini Gen4
  • Buy online this Accenta LCD RKP – via SparksDirect(Hard-wired intruder alarms);

Informa Panel – Security Dialer For Alarm System

  • 3 phone numbers + follow me
  • Recorded message stored in memory
  • Master message + 3 trigger messages;
  • 20 seconds message recording
  • Trigger inhibit for use with Bells only alarm systems
  • Last event memory recall
  • Negative Input Trigger voltage: <1.0V
  • Positive Input Trigger voltage: 3.5V to 15V max
  • Current Consumption: 50mA quiescent (200mA maximum when operating)
  • Message Length: 20 Seconds (11 seconds master, 3 seconds per trigger message); Dialling Method: DTMF (tone)
  • Ren Value: REN = 1; Dimensions: W 148mm H 115mm D 32mm
  • Operating Temperature: 0 to 60ºC
  • Suitable for use with any control panel from the Honeywell range
  • buy online this Informa Panel – via SparksDirect(Hard-wired intruder alarms);

Honeywell simple set reader, Keyfob, intruder panel GEN4

  • Up to 4 Simple Set readers per panel
  • No Master Keyfob for ease of programming
  • Can be mixed with Accenta keypads
  • Relay output for keyswitch input panels
  • Up to 8 Keyfobs per Reader
  • Full mimic of panel / keypad sounds
  • The Reader:
    – Operating Voltage: 11 to 15V from Panel
    – Reading Distance: Nominally 20mm
    – Current Consumption: 100mA max
    – Relay Contacts: 100mA max current capability
    – Construction White: 2mm ABS
    – Dimensions: W 118mm H 84mm x D 22mm
    – Comes with a Keyfob
    – Power: Inductively powered(no batteries)
    – Material: Polycarbonate
  • Buy online this Simple Set Reader and keyfob – via SparksDirect(Hard-wired intruder alarms);

Consult the online catalogue of Honeywell security optionsthe hard-wired intruder alarms – starting from the control panel and ending with the remote pro complete kit(including everything you need to protect your home). For the Wireless Intruder alarms, especially the Infinite Prime series and the complete kit of Wireless Alarms for home/office, consult this section.


  1. I am fitting an accenta/Optima panel and the manual gives instructions on resetting the panel to factory default, but the contacts needed are not on the ‘compact’ panel any ideas?

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