Wired Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a 4193SN to My VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT or VISTA-50?
The 4193SN is an expansion device which allows users to add conventional devices to the polling loop by programming its serial number into the zone(s). Read on.
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How Do I Program a 4193SN to a VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT, or VISTA-50?
The Vista-128BPT and similar panels use a polling loop for wired expansion. In zone programming, use input type to identify zones. Learn to program a 4193SN.
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Can I Wire a 6150 to an AUX Power Supply?
A 6150 can be wired to a power supply if connecting to the panel’s power output requires too much current. Learn how to connect a 6150 to an AUX Power Supply.
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What Interactive service Works w/ Honeywell Systems?
Alarm users now are more sophisticated, and want the ability to see and control their system remotely. See which services work with Honeywell Systems.
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Should I Use Resistors on my VISTA 21iP?
When using hardwired zones, it is more secure and tamper proof to use End of Line Resistors to supervise zone wiring. Find out the pros and cons here.
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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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How Do I Remove the VISTA 20P Expansion Module?
The Vista-20P supports both Wireless and Wired Zone Expansion. Learn how you can remove an expansion module and clear any trouble message this causes.
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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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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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Can zone 1 be used for burglar on a VISTA 20P?
Zone 1 characteristics on the Vista-20P
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