Honeywell LYNX Touch Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Turn Off My Honeywell Alarm System?
There is no true off button on a Honeywell alarm system. To power down your panel, you must disconnect both its backup battery and its plug-in transformer. Then check the panel's keypad or its display screen to make sure that it is off. Learn more about shutting down a Honeywell alarm system.
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Who Makes the Best Home Security Systems?
It is a subjective opinion as to which company makes the best security systems. However, Honeywell has a proven track record, having produced several excellent security systems through the years. Qolsys has also had recent success with their IQ Panel 2. Learn more about security system companies.
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What Kind of Wire Should I Use to Power My Honeywell Home Security Panel?
Most installations for a Honeywel alarm system involve using 18-gauge 2-conductor wire. The wire will run from a plug-in transformer to the panel itself. An excellent wire to use for this type of application is the Honeywell LT-Cable. Learn more about wiring a Honeywell control panel.
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What is the Difference Between AlarmNet & Total Connect?
Total Connect is an interactive service for Honeywell security systems that is hosted on AlarmNet servers. Honeywell owns and operates AlarmNet as its primary network for security communications. End users manage their systems through Total Connect. Learn more about Total Connect and AlarmNet.
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How Do I Add a Honeywell 5811 to a Lynx Touch?
A 5811 wireless sensor can be programmed to a Honeywell LYNX Touch alarm system through system programming. Make sure to test the sensor after programming.
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What is the difference between a 4GL and 3GL?
Learn the difference between a 4GL and 3GL communicator
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How do I add a security pendant to a LYNX Touch?
Learn how to setup a wireless medical panic button with your Honeywell alarm system
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Which routers are compatible w/ Lyric security system?
Learn which routers are compatible with the Lyric security system
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Why won't my 5834-4 key fob program?
Using the 5834-4 in High Security Mode.
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Can I connect a wired smoke to my L5200 or L7000?
Using the hardwired zone on the L5200 or L7000
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