DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

Will the Nest Work w/ the Honeywell Lyric?
The Honeywell Lyric can't pair with Nest products. It pairs with the Lyric Round WIFI Thermostat and the Honeywell ZWSTAT. Learn about Honeywell compatibility.
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What Software Lets Me Make Changes on My VISTA 20P?
Users can make changes on a VISTA using Total Connect 2.0, or by hand programming it. A monitored alarm company who's a Honeywell dealer uses Compass. Read on.
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Where Should I Install My Honeywell 5869 Panic Button?
Install the Honeywell 5869 Wireless Panic Button in a hidden but reachable place, away from metal, furniture, and appliances. Learn how to install a 5869.
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How Loud is the Honeywell L5210's Internal Siren?
The L5210 has a voice-enabled siren built-in which sounds at 85 decibels for all alarm events. However, it can be shut off. Learn about the L5210's siren.
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How Do I Set Up Night Stay Zones on a Lyric Gateway?
An alarm company who is monitoring the Lyric Gateway can configure motion zones to have the Night Stay attribute. Learn how to setup Night Stay Zones.
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How Do I Register the Sim Card in a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator?
The sim card in a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator can only be registered by a Honeywell dealer. Learn how to register the cellular communicator's sim.
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How Do I Set Up Automation on my Honeywell L7000?
Users can set up home automation on the Honeywell L7000 after they have purchased the Honeywell L5100Zwave module. Learn to install a L5100Zwave module to a L7000.
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If I'm Locked Out How Do I Get Back Into Programming on a Lyric Gateway?
There is no local user access to programming on the Lyric Gateway, instead, all programming is done remotely. Learn how to access programming on Gateway.
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Which Locks Work with the Lyric Gateway?
The Honeywell Lyric Gateway is compatible with Z-Wave locks manufactured by Yale and Kwikset. Learn how the Lyric Gateway interacts with Z-Wave locks.
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Does the Honeywell L5100 System Support Instant Arming?
The Honeywell L5100 LYNX Plus alarm and home automation system does indeed support instant arming feature. Learn how to use instant arming with all of your systems.
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