DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Change the Battery on My Honeywell L7000 Security System?
The backup battery is located directly behind the touchscreen inside the Honeywell Lynx Touch L7000 keypad. Find out the best approach to replacement here.
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How to wire the trigger on the 2GIG GC3?
The GC3 has one open collector output, which can be programmed to activate under various system conditions. See how the Open Collector output works on the GC3.
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How to program House ID for Honeywell 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 control panel does not support the use of Honeywell 5800 series devices that use a House ID. Read on to see compatible bi-directional devices.
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Does a 5853 Glass Break Detector work with a 2GIG GC3?
All uni-directional Honeywell 5800 series transmitters are compatible with the 2GIG GC3, and this includes the 5853. Read on to see how to enable it.
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How Do I Get a 2GIG GC3 To See A High-Security 5834-4?
A 5834-4 is now set to High-Security mode from the factory, which will not work on a GC3. Read on to see how you can still use the 5834-4 with your 2GIG GC3.
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How Do I Install & enroll a 5800PIR-RES to a 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 supports Honeywell 5800 wireless sensors, as well as most 2GIG wireless sensors. Learn how to install and enroll the 5800PIR-RES to the 2GIG GC3.
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How Do I Program a Honeywell 5800WAVE to a L5210?
The 5800WAVE simply needs its House ID to match the L5210s House ID to work as a system wireless siren. Learn how to interface the 5800WAVE with the L5210.
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Honeywell L5200 vs L5210
The LYNX touch systems are wireless alarm and home automation panels. The L5200 and L5210 are both LYNX Touch series panels. Learn about the two panels here.
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Can VISTA Systems Use the 6160RF and Wireless Receivers?
Vista panels support hardwired and wireless expansion. Receivers can be stand alone, or built into a keypad. Learn about using the 6160RF with a Vista System.
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How Do I Connect a Lyric Alarm to WIFI?
The Lyric Controller comes with a built-in WIFI communicator, which can be used to communicate to central station. See how to connect your Lyric to WIFI.
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