Wired Smoke Detectors 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 an End of Line Relay Cause Power Failure on a Zone?
End of Line relays are used on 4-wire smoke zones to alert the end-user if the smokes experience power loss, but wouldn’t cause a power failure. Read on!
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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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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 clear a trouble caused by a Firefighter FF345?
Clearing a trouble condition
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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 install a 4-wire smoke on my VISTA-P system?
Wiring and resetting 4-wire smokes on a P Series panel.
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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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Can I Integrate Existing Smoke Detectors w/ 2GIG Alarm?
Find out if existing smoke detectors can be integrated with a 2GIG alarm system
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