Internet Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

Which Alarm Panel Can be Monitored Over the Internet?
In order for an alarm system to receive internet monitoring, an IP communicator is needed. The communicator may need to be added separately. Learn more about internet monitoring.
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Does the 2GIG GC3 Inform Me if it Loses Internet?
The 2GIG GC3 will not directly notify the user about internet loss. However, the panel can still remain connected to the network by using a cellular backup.
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How Do I Cut the Time Delay on My Honeywell Lynx Touch Alarm System?
In order to cut the time delay on a Honeywell alarm system, the user must access the program menu and adjust the entry and exit delays to the desired length.
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What is an 803 Signal on a VISTA Panel?
When an AlarmNet device on a Vista panel indicates a trouble condition for itself, it uses zone 803, to prevent confusion with a protection zone. Read on!
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Can I Change the Rev Chip on a Vista 21iP?
Honeywell sells a PROM Chip for older versions of the VISTA 21iP that allows these systems to be used with Total Connect 2.0. Learn how to change the VISTA 21iP Rev Chip.
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What is Advanced Protection Logic (APL)?
Honeywell's APL protects LYNX Touch and Lyric security systems.
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Can I Disarm A Lyric Security System W/ A Smart Phone?
Find out if you can disarm a Lyric Security System w/a smart phone
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Is The Lyric Security System Good For An Apartment?
Find out if the Lyric Security System is good for an apartment
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Can Self-Installed Lyric Security System Be Monitored?
Find out if a self installed Lyric Security System can be monitored
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Does A Lyric Security System Work w/ Total Connect?
Find out if a Lyric Controller security system will work with Total Connect 2.0
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