Security Cameras Frequently Asked Questions

Is There a Difference Between the IPCAM-OC1 and the Lyric OC1?
The names IPCAM-OC1 and the Lyric OC1 refer to the same outdoor Total Connect Camera from Honeywell. The two names are often used interchangeably. Honeywell usually refers to it as the IPCAM-OC1 in its documentation. Learn more about this camera.
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How Do I Add a IPCAM-WOC1 to Total Connect?
The IPCAM-WOC1 can connect to Total Connect by using the Total Connect Mobile App on a smart device. The app will produce a QR code that can be scanned by the camera. The camera will join the Total Connect account upon scanning this code. Learn more about adding an IPCAM-WOC1 to Total Connect.
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Can I Use Vivint's Security Cameras w/o Service?
Vivint provides proprietary security cameras that are designed exclusively for use with Vivint service. If a user leaves Vivint, they will not be able to bring these cameras to another monitoring company. Vivint has blocked these cameras for takeover. Learn more about Vivint security cameras.
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Can Security Cameras Reduce Homeowner's Insurance?
Having alarm monitoring service can save homeowners a large amount of money in insurance costs. However, security cameras will generally not reduce insurance premiums. That being said, security cameras are still very useful for home security setups. Learn more about security cameras.
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Which is Better: Alarm.com or Total Connect?
Both Alarm.com and Total Connect are excellent interactive services. They are virtually equal in terms of quality and functionality. Total Connect is used exclusively with Honeywell systems, while Alarm.com is used with 2GIG and Qolsys systems. Continue reading to learn more about these platforms.
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How Do I Replace a Legacy Honeywell Security Camera?
Replacing a Honeywell security camera involves deleting the camera from your Total Connect account and then uninstalling it from its location. You can then mount the new camera, connect it to the internet and add it to Total Connect. Learn more about replacing a Honeywell security camera.
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How Do I Save Recordings from the IPCAM-WO?
You can access any recordings that were made by an IPCAM-WO IP Camera from the Events log on Total Connect. Once you have located the video that you want to save, click the download button for that video. Continue reading to learn more about saving video recordings from Total Connect.
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How Do I Use the Microphone on the Honeywell Lyric C2?
The Honeywell Lyric C2 comes with a built-in microphone for capturing audio. To use this function, you must enable the microphone on Total Connect. Once it has been enabled, the microphone will automatically begin recording whenever the camera is activated. Keep reading to learn more.
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Which Outdoor Camera is Compatible w/ Alarm.com?
If you're looking for an outdoor camera that is compatible with the Alarm.com service, we recommend purchasing the ADC-V722W. This 1080P camera will provide tremendous functionality in an outdoor environment, and it is fully compatible with Alarm.com. Keep reading to learn more about the ADC-V722W.
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What Kind of Security Systems are Compatible w/ Total Connect?
Total Connect is exclusively for use with Honeywell security systems. This includes any VISTA Panel, any LYNX Series Panel and the Lyric Controller. With Total Connect, you can arm and disarm your system, check the status of your sensors and control Z-Wave devices. Learn more about Total Connect.
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