Alarm Sirens Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a High Current Siren Using the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
If the siren you are using with the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F has a current draw that exceeds 500mA, then you need to use a power supply and relay. Learn how to install a siren.
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How Do I Add a High Current Siren Using the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
If the siren you are using with the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F has a current draw that exceeds 500mA, then you need to use a power supply and relay. Learn how to install a siren.
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Which Wires Do I Use for My Siren?
A dual-tone siren will have three (3) wires, but you only use two (2) of them when connecting the siren. The other is left disconnected. Learn which wires to use for a siren.
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Which Wires Do I Use for My Siren?
A dual-tone siren will have three (3) wires, but you only use two (2) of them when connecting the siren. The other is left disconnected. Learn which wires to use for a siren.
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Does the Honeywell Lyric Controller Have a Siren in it?
The Honeywell Lyric controller has an 85 dB sounder that serves as its siren. There are louder sirens that can be added to the system if needed. Learn about the Lyric Siren.
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Does the Honeywell Lyric Controller Have a Siren in it?
The Honeywell Lyric controller has an 85 dB sounder that serves as its siren. There are louder sirens that can be added to the system if needed. Learn about the Lyric Siren.
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How Do I Install Multiple Sirens Using the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
If the sirens you are adding to a Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F exceed 500mA, then you must add a power supply and relay. Learn how to add multiple sirens to a Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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How Do I Install Multiple Sirens Using the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
If the sirens you are adding to a Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F exceed 500mA, then you must add a power supply and relay. Learn how to add multiple sirens to a Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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How Do I Use a Qolsys IQ Siren With a 2GIG GC2 System?
The Qolsys IQ Siren learns-in with the 2GIG GC2 as a binary switch. You need to set up special rules for it to function as a siren. Learn how to use an IQ Siren with a GC2.
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How Do I Add a Siren to a Honeywell VISTA System Using a Power Supply?
If you plan to exceed the maximum alarm output of 2A, then you will need to use a power supply when adding a siren to a VISTA. Learn how to add a siren using a power supply.
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