DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

What Does IP Fault Time Setting Do On a Honeywell Lyric Security System?
A good way to know if your Lyric Panel lost its WIFI connection is to use the IP Fault Time Setting. Learn about the IP Fault Time Setting and how it can inform you about IP loss.
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What Is in Installer Programming on the Honeywell Lyric Alarm System?
The Lyric Alarm System has an Installer Programming Menu that is used for making major changes to the system's settings. Learn about the Lyric Installer Programming Menu.
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Can I Update the Firmware On a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Alarm System?
It is very easy to apply new firmware updates to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2. This is used for unlocking new features and functions. Learn how to firmware update the IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Silence the Exit Delay on a Honeywell Lyric Alarm System?
The Lyric has a silent exit option when Arming Away. Choosing this option will silence the system during the Exit Delay countdown. Learn about the Honeywell Lyric Controller.
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Why Would I Want a Wireless Alarm System Over a Wired Alarm System?
Most DIY users will ultimately want a wireless system over a wired one. Wireless systems are easier to install and use on a daily basis. Find out why wireless systems are great.
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How Do I Factory Reset My Honeywell L7000?
The L7000 has menu option in Installer Tools called "Default Config", which restores factory default settings. The whole panel will need to be reprogrammed. Learn about the L7000.
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How Do I Successfully Update The 2GIG Easy Updater Tool?
First you must update the updater tool, then plug it into the 2GIG Go!Control panel to be updated and allow the update to run. Learn to update the 2GIG Go!Control panel.
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Can I Change the Master Code Using the Installer Code on a Honeywell Lyric?
The Lyric System allows users to use the Installer Code to reset the Master Code to its default of 1234. They can then use that code to change the MC. Learn about the Lyric Panel.
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How Do I Add a Wired Siren to a Honeywell Lyric Alarm System?
For users who need a louder siren for a Lyric Panel, a wired siren is a possible option. But you will need several components! Find out how to add a wired siren to a Lyric System.
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How Do I Set Up the Honeywell 5800C2W with a Lyric Controller?
Each wired zone should be physically connected to the 5800C2W. Once connected, each wired input should be learned into a wireless zone on the Lyric. Learn to use the 5800C2W.
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