DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Control my 2GIG GC3 via WIFI?
In order to use WIFI connectivity with the 2GIG GC3, the panel must have the required Firmware Update installed. It can then connect with a WIFI network.
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Can I Make the Honeywell L3000 Call My Phone?
The Honeywell L3000 can call a phone number using its Follow Me feature. This will inform users about certain system events that occur on their L3000 panel.
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How Do I Get Power to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A Qolsys IQ Panel 2 receives power from its included power supply. The power supply for the system plugs into the back of the IQ Panel 2 and into an outlet. Learn to power an IQ 2.
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How Do I Connect My iPhone to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
In order to connect an iPhone to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2, you will need a cellular monitoring plan, an Alarm.com account and the Alarm.com app on your iPhone.
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What Is Required to Make Weather Display on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A Qolsys IQ Panel 2 must be connected with Alarm.com in order to display the weather. The weather forecast is sent from the Alarm.com server to the panel.
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How Loud is the Siren in a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 features a piezo siren with a minimum SPL of 85dB. This successfully meets the UL Standard for household fire systems (UL 985).
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How Many Zones Can a 5881 Medium Board Handle?
The Honeywell 5881ENM medium wireless receiver provides support for up to 16 wireless zones, and it is compatible with all Honeywell Vista control panels.
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Where is the Power Button on the L5100?
While there is no power button on an L5100, it is possible to reboot the panel. You can also turn it off by removing its power supply and backup battery.
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How Do I Connect a Lyric Wireless Security System to WIFI?
The Honeywell Lyric Controller can connect to WIFI by joining a WIFI network. The device comes with a built-in WIFI card, so no additional add-ons are needed.
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How Do I Program a Wireless Zone on My Honeywell VISTA-21iP?
On the Vista-21iP, wireless zones are programmed through the *56 zone programming menu. You will need an Alpha Keypad, such as the 6160RF to program zones.
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