Wired Alarm Sirens Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Decibels Does a Honeywell 702 Siren Output?
At 12 Volts DC, the 702 siren emits a 118 dB sound. 110 dB is considered the average human pain threshold for perceived sound. Keep reading to learn more!
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Which Wires Do I Use When Wiring a 2-Tone Siren?
You will need to connect the negative wire and one of the available positive wires of the siren to the alarm system. Learn how to connect a 2-tone siren.
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Can I Mount a WAVE2 Siren Outside?
Though the WAVE2 siren’s operating temp is from 20F - 175F, it is not weatherproof and is rated for indoor use only. Continue reading for more about the WAVE2.
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How Do I Connect A 5800WAVE To My 2GIG GC3?
The GC3 panel supports most Honeywell 5800 series wireless devices, but does not support the 5800Wave wireless siren. Read on to find compatible alternatives.
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Lyric Gateway Vs. Honeywell Vista System
This comparison chart highlights common features between the two panel types. Decide which panel is right for you.
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How do I add a wired siren to a 2GIG GC3?
Wiring a high current external siren to the GC3 via low current relay
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How do I add a wired siren to Go!Control 2?
Wiring using a third party relay and power supply for a high current sounder
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Can I use Lyric as a keypad on 15P, 20P, 21iP, 128bpt?
Can the Lyric be used as a touchscreen keypad for other systems?
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How Do I wire the trigger on the Lynx Touch L5200?
Find out how to wire the trigger from the L5200 LYNX Touch alarm system
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How Do I Add a Wired Siren to My LYNX Touch Panel using the Lynx-EXT?
Give your LYNX Touch alarm system a louder voice by adding an external sounder!
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