Alarm Control Panels Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell vs 2GIG vs Qolsys
Honeywell, 2GIG and Qolsys are three different manufacturers of security systems. Each of these companies produces outstanding panels that are designed for use with alarm monitoring service. Let's take a closer look at Honeywell, 2GIG and Qolsys and see what each company has to offer.
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Honeywell L7000 VS Honeywell L5210
The L7000 and the L5210 are both wireless all-in-one panels from the Honeywell LYNX Touch Series. They are very similar panels that offer nearly identical features and capabilities. However, the L7000 is slightly more robust than the L5210. Learn more about these two Honeywell Security Systems.
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Honeywell Lyric Security System VS L7000 VS L5210
The Lyric, L7000 and L5210 are all wireless all-in-one panels from Honeywell. The Lyric is Honeywell's newest and most advanced system. The L7000 and L5210 are from the older LYNX Touch Series, and they are not advanced. However, all three are great systems. Learn more about these Honeywell Panels.
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Can a Honeywell LYNX-R Text or Email Me?
The LYNX-R can’t send text or email messages. However, it can use the Follow Me feature, which will call a phone number and provide the status for the system. The feature is programmed using the *46 command on the system. Learn more about the Follow Me feature on a Honeywell LYNX-R System.
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How Do I Program the Follow Me Feature in a Honeywell L3000?
The Follow Me feature on a Honeywell L3000 System is set up through system programming. The process involves using the system's *46 command. The user will need to provide a phone number and an option to be used with the feature. Learn more about setting up the Follow Me feature on an L3000.
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How to Add User Codes on a LYNX L3000 Panel?
To add or delete users on an L3000 panel, you will need to know the existing Installer Code or the Master Code. With either of these codes, you'll be well on your way to editing the user codes on your L3000. Learn how to add and delete users on a Honeywell L3000 LYNX Plus alarm system.
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What Is the Best DIY Business or Home Security System?
There are many great DIY security panel for businesses and homes. The best one depends upon the needs of the user. Many users find the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 to be a great DIY system. However, a VISTA Panel might work better if multiple partitions are needed. Learn more about choosing a security panel.
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What Is the AIG Homeowner's Insurance Discount Given for Owning an Alarm System?
The homeowner's insurance discount offered by AIG for owning an alarm system varies between different states. Homeowners in certain states can expect to receive larger discount than homeowners in other states. Other factors also apply. Learn more about the AIG Homeowner's Insurance discount.
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What Is the Farmers Homeowner's Insurance Discount Given for Owning an Alarm System?
According to Farmers Insurance, a small discount in one's insurance premium can be provided for owning an alarm system. The exact amount of this discount is dependent on many different factors, such as location and the type of monitoring provided. Learn more about the Farmers Insurance discount.
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What Is The Hartford Homeowner's Insurance Discount Given for Owning an Alarm System?
The Hartford will offer a Homeowner's insurance discount that typically ranges between 5% and 10% for owning a home alarm system. The exact amount of this discount varies based on several different factors, such as the home's location. Learn more about the Hatford Homeowner's insurance discount.
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