Honeywell Galaxy security alarm control panels

Superbly designed, high quality, EN50131 Grade 2 Complaint Hybrid Intruder Alarm System supported by a full range of accessories.  This pages gives a good overview of it’s many features.

The Galaxy 2 Series

The Galaxy 2 Series is suitable for use in installations compliant to PD6662:2004/prEN50131-1:2004 security grade 2, environmental class II and the perfect intruder alarm system for residential and commercial security.

There are two panels in the Galaxy 2 Series range, the Galaxy 2-20 and the Galaxy 2-44+.

Galaxy 2 series main features

  • Fully hybrid system with support for hardwired and wireless peripherals
  • Dual path signalling via PSTN and GSM (only available on Galaxy 2-44+)
  • SMS text signalling to up to 3 mobile numbers
  • 2-way voice – from supervised premises to central station or user (only available on Galaxy 2-44+)
  • Dual bus technology – supports both Galaxy peripheral sets (support only available on Galaxy 2-44+)
  • Remote diagnostics


The Galaxy 2 Series is supported by a comprehensive peripheral set.

On the Galaxy bus:

  • Galaxy MK7 LCD Keypad
    • 2 x 16 alphanumeric character display
  • Galaxy alphanumeric LCD Keyprox
    • Equivalent to Galaxy MK7 keypad with integrated ASK prox reader
    • Allows the system to be set and unset by use of proximity card
    • Can be used for DD243 compliant system configuration
  • Rio
    • System expander module – 8 zones/4 outputs
  • Galaxy Smart PSU
    • 3A PSU with integrated RIO
  • Galaxy Power RIO(*NEW*)
    • 2.75A EN50131-1 grade 3 compliant PSU with integrated RIO
  • Doorguard Interface Unit
  • RF Portal (*NEW*)
    • Receiver for the Domonial V2 wireless peripheral range
    • Provides full wireless diagnostic information
  • V2 wireless peripheral range
    • Aesthetically pleasing wireless transmitter devices with excellent wireless performance


Features Specification
GALAXY 2 – 20 GALAXY 2 – 44+
Zones 12 expandable to 20 12 expandable to 44
Outputs 4+8 expandable to 16 4+8 expandable to 28
Databases RS485 Only RS485 and ECP
PSU 1A (0.6A @ grade 2) 1.4A (1A @ grade 2)
Alphanumeric LCD Keypads 4 4
Alphanumeric LCD KeyProx 4 4
RIO (8 zones/4 outputs) 1 4
RF Portal 2 2
User Codes (Pin and Card) 23 23
Groups 3+1 common group 3+1 common group
Part Set 2 Part Sets 2 Part Sets
Silent Night Set Yes Yes
Zones Types 18 18
O/P Types 23 23
Event Log 387 387
Multi-Users 4 4
Printer Module Optional Optional
PSTN Communicator/Modern On-Board On-Board
GSM Communicator/Modern Plug on Option
Serial Port On-Board On-Board
2-way Voice Optional

Wireless applications

This Galaxy panel range may also be used with RF peripherals to configure a wireless or hybrid wireless/wired system.

PC support packages

The Galaxy 2 Series is complimented by an extensive set of PC applications for remote servicing and maintenance. The PC applications are:

  • Galaxy 2 Series Remote Servicing Suite – Designed for installers, this standalone package allows full remote servicing and maintenance of the Galaxy 2 Series control panel range.
  • Honeywell Networking Downloader – Designed for large remote servicing operations this networked based package allows simultaneous remote servicing of multiple Galaxy 3 Series. Galaxy 8-512 and Galaxy 2 Series panels.

Alarm monitoring on the Galaxy

Alarm monitoring on the Galaxy is designed to be used either remotely, receiving signals from remote Galaxy sites via a telecom, ISDN or ethernet module, or on-site receiving signals directly from an RS232 interface. The encrypted alarm transmissions are captured by the Alarm monitoring software and presented to the operator in a precise and detailed manner. The operator is prompted to acknowledge each alarm before taking appropriate action. The activity of each alarm is recorded and time-stamped. Alarm monitoring also allows authorised users to connect directly to the panel via the Galaxy Gold mimic function.


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  • Mr M Cxxx Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Quick response and very polite.

  • Mr Evans Denmead, Hampshire

    Technician was excellent, took care of my property, hoovered as he went along and took the time to channel the wiring properly and back filled as required – Absolutely first class service.  I was hesitant to use CIA but friends recommended them and I am very pleased that I followed up on their advice.

  • Alan Sharp Reading, Berkshire

    Pleasant engineer who provided an efficient service.

  • Ken Nash Portsmouth, Hampshire

    We have used the security system for the last 17 years on a daily basis without one false alarm, very impressive…

  • Mr P Fxxxxxx Liss, Hampshire

    The CIA technician was extremely courteous and knowledgeable, answering all my questions well.

  • Mrs Wxxxxxxxx Locks Heath, Hampshire

    Very happy with the work. Engineer is a credit to your company. My son is also looking to have an alarm fitted, and would like him to do that as well.

  • Dr P Darling Basingstoke, Hampshire

    Have been with CIA for over 10 years now and they have never disappointed me.  The system designer showed a great deal of professionalism and expertise as well as being personable.

  • Alan Jones – Newbury, Berkshire

    We always receive excellent service from CIA. We appreciated the text ‘reminder’ about the service appointment.

  • Mr P Mxxxxx Fareham, Hampshire

    All CIA staff seem to be friendly and keen to provide a good service.

  • Southern Water Various locations throughout the South

    Thanks to the designer, project manager and all engineers whose work during this contract was carried out with efficiency, professionalism and care.

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