Alarm Sirens Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Add a Wired Siren to the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A wired siren can be added to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 system. The device connects to the siren outputs on the back of the IQ Panel 2. The siren is powered using any 12VDC plug-in transformer. Once installed, it will function automatically. Learn more about using a wired siren with an IQ Panel 2.
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What Do The Lights Indicate on a Honeywell SiXSiren?
The Honeywell SiXSiren features two LED lights. One light can flash red and white, while the other can flash green and white. These lights are used to indicate various modes or issues affecting the SiXSiren or the security system as a whole. Learn more about the lights on a Honeywell SiXSiren.
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Which Siren is Compatible w/ a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The IQ Panel 2 comes included with a built-in 85dB sounder. Those who want a louder sounder will need to purchase a separate siren. The 105 dB IQ Siren is generally the easiest option for upgrading the sounder on the IQ Panel 2. Learn more about using external sirens with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Add a Honeywell Siren to a 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 panel can have a Honeywell hard-wired siren installed directly to its circuit board. A siren can also be connected through a hard-wired relay.
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Can You Turn Off the Siren on a 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 internal siren cannot be turned off in programming. However, the internal siren can be disabled by unplugging it from the system's main board.
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How Many Decibels Does a Honeywell 702 Siren Output?
At 12 Volts DC, the 702 siren emits a 118 dB sound. 110 dB is considered the average human pain threshold for perceived sound. Keep reading to learn more!
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Can I Mount a WAVE2 Siren Outside?
Though the WAVE2 siren’s operating temp is from 20F - 175F, it is not weatherproof and is rated for indoor use only. Continue reading for more about the WAVE2.
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How Do I Connect A 5800WAVE To My 2GIG GC3?
The GC3 panel supports most Honeywell 5800 series wireless devices, but does not support the 5800Wave wireless siren. Read on to find compatible alternatives.
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How do I add a wired siren to a 2GIG GC3?
Wiring a high current external siren to the GC3 via low current relay
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How do I add a wired siren to Go!Control 2?
Wiring using a third party relay and power supply for a high current sounder
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