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VISTA-250BPT/VISTA Turbo Series


The VISTA-250BPT is a powerful member of the Honeywell family of commercial alarm panels, integrating burglary, CCTV and access control functions. Many features are available that extend the applications of the VISTA-250BPT while simplifying end-user operation.

The VISTA-250BPT is listed for residential burglary, residential fire and commercial burglary applications (see agency listings in this document for more details). It is compatible with a wide range of AlarmNet communications products for alarm reporting, uploading/downloading and remote services.


  • Provides nine onboard style-B hardwired zones
  • Supports up to 241 additional zones using a built-in polling (multiplex) loop interface
  • Supports up to 249 wireless zones using up to two 5800 Series wireless receivers (fewer if using hardwired and/or polling loop zones)
  • Provides 1 power-limited bell circuit delivering 1.7Amp (max) at 12Vdc
  • Provides the ability to control eight separate partitions independently, each functioning as if it had its own separate control
  • Accommodates 250 user codes with seven authority levels per partition
  • Accommodates 32 keypad macro commands per system
  • Keeps a log of up to 1,000 events
  • Optiflex CCTV support
  • Supports up to 16 two-wire smoke detectors on zone 1
  • Zone 7 may be used for keyswitch arming/disarming
  • Integrates with WIN-PAK access control systems to provide increased users, event log and scheduling
  • Supports V-Plex® addressable VISTAKEY access control (up to 15 doors and 500 cards)
  • Supports up to 96 programmable outputs
  • Supports up to six touchscreen Advanced User Interface (AUI) devices (6272 or later)
  • Smoke detector reset at keypad
  • Quick exit
  • Group bypass
  • Arm faulted
  • Event arming
  • Carbon monoxide (CO) zone type support
  • Expanded high-speed RS-232 capability for third party interface and automation
  • Internet upload/download over AlarmNet GSM and/or IP communicators over the panel's keypad (ECP) bus
  • Ringback support for AlarmNet communicators (confirmation of closing report)
  • 24-hour dialer test support for AlarmNet devices
  • Supports V-Plex Smart Contact feature for improved responsiveness on systems with many V-Plex zones
  • Telco line cut detection

Product Documentation

Title   Size Date
UL Commercial Requirements PDF 690.73 KB 08/26/2013
Commercial End User sales brochure PDF 381.46 KB 07/25/2016
Commercial Solutions - Financial Institution Brochure PDF 926.65 KB 11/07/2012
Honeywell Control Panels Feature Charts PDF 249.57 KB 02/14/2018
Honeywell Control Panels Feature Charts - Portuguese PDF 141.33 KB 05/26/2016
Honeywell Control Panels Feature Charts - Spanish PDF 344.46 KB 11/12/2015
V-Plex Addressable Technology PDF 593.39 KB 09/15/2011
V-Plex Family - Scalable Solutions PDF 1070.13 KB 11/07/2012
Home Automation Supported Vendors list PDF 151.50 KB 07/12/2016
Training Video list PDF 327.59 KB 06/12/2018
LTE Cellular Communicator Family Data Sheet PDF 184.45 KB 02/15/2018
VISTA-250BPT Data Sheet PDF 521.55 KB 09/15/2011
VISTA-250BPT Data Sheet - French PDF 253.66 KB 09/15/2011
How do I install the Inovonics EN7290 on a Vista? PDF 112.48 KB 05/01/2017
Owners Manual PDF 668.38 KB 04/26/2017
Vista Turbo Burg Quick Users Guide Part 1 PDF 200.19 KB 04/26/2017
Vista Turbo Burg Quick Users Guide Part 2 PDF 150.01 KB 04/25/2017
TC20 Programming Notice PDF 89.11 KB 10/13/2011
Honeywell Control Panels Feature Charts - French PDF 172.34 KB 11/30/2015
VISTA Turbo Series FAQs PDF 47.95 KB 09/15/2011
VISTA-21ip - The Secure Connection (Commercial) PDF 1753.56 KB 05/05/2014
All Training Opportunities Available to Dealers PDF 464.80 KB 06/02/2016
Ordering Information

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VISTA-250BPT Commercial Burglary Alarm Control Panel (UL Listed)

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System diagram VISTA-250BPT