Home Automation Controllers Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get Into the Z-Wave Programming Section On a Honeywell Tuxedo Touch Keypad?
Accessing the Z-Wave programming section for a Honeywell Tuxedo Touch is needed for enrolling and removing automation devices. Learn how to use a Honeywell Tuxedo Touch Keypad.
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Can I Use My Existing Panel with Alarm Grid Service and Telguard HomeControl Flex?
You may be able to bring your existing panel to Alarm Grid and use Telguard HomeControl Flex. If your panel is listed below, it is supported. Learn about HomeControl Flex.
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Which Honeywell Panels is the SEM Compatible With?
The SEM is an Alarm.com Cellular Communication module that connects with an alarm panel's ECP bus. It works with VISTA P-Series Panels. Learn about the Alarm.com SEM.
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Which Tuxedo Keypads Support Total Connect 2.0?
Any Tuxedo running Software Version 4.4.31 or higher can be used with TC2. WIFI models can be updated, but non-WIFI models must be replaced. Find out if your Tuxedo supports TC2.
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Why Can't I Use Z-Wave Security Sensors With My Alarm System?
Alarm system manufacturers still deem Z-Wave security sensors to be too unreliable for general use. Z-Wave is best-suited for automation functions. Learn about Z-Wave technology.
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What Smart Home Items are Compatible with the Honeywell Lyric?
The Honeywell Lyric can support HomeKit-compatible smart home devices, as well as Z-Wave devices. Learn about the Honeywell Lyric Controller and its smart home capabilities.
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How Many Scenes Are Supported with the Honeywell VAM and Tuxedo Touch WIFI?
The VAM supports 20 Total Connect 2.0 scenes and 10 local scenes. The Tuxedo Touch WIFI supports 20 Total Connect 2.0 scenes and 30 local scenes. Learn about smart home scenes.
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How Do I Find the MAC/CRC on a Tuxedo Touch WIFI?
The MAC and CRC codes for a Tuxedo Touch WIFI Keypad are easy to find. The info is available in the System Information Menu. Learn how to find the MAC/CRC on a Tuxedo Touch WIFI.
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Can a DSC Impassa Do Home Automation w/o Monitoring?
It is impossible to do home automation on a DSC Impassa without monitoring service. Z-Wave control is built into the cellular communicator. Learn more about home automation.
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Is a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Z-Wave Compatible?
The IQ Panel 2 includes an integrated Z-Wave Plus controller for operating Z-Wave home automation devices. Up to 119 different Z-Wave devices can be programmed. Z-Wave devices can be controlled from the panel or from Alarm.com. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 and Z-Wave automation.
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