Wireless Alarm Control Panels Frequently Asked Questions

Where Should I Install My Honeywell 5869 Panic Button?
Install the Honeywell 5869 Wireless Panic Button in a hidden but reachable place, away from metal, furniture, and appliances. Learn how to install a 5869.
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Lyric Gateway vs 2GIG GC3
The Gateway and the 2GIG are different all-in-one systems. The Gateway lacks integrated digital display, and must be monitored by a Honeywell dealer. Read on.
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How Do I Register the Sim Card in a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator?
The sim card in a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator can only be registered by a Honeywell dealer. Learn how to register the cellular communicator's sim.
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What Battery Does the 5816 Use?
The Honeywell 5816 2 input wireless door/window contact uses the CR123 3 volt lithium battery. Learn about the 5816 and its compatible replacement battery.
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If I'm Locked Out How Do I Get Back Into Programming on a Lyric Gateway?
There is no local user access to programming on the Lyric Gateway, instead, all programming is done remotely. Learn how to access programming on Gateway.
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Can a VISTA Security System Use 2 Wireless Receivers?
The number of receivers supported by a Vista panel depends on the panel used, as well as other factors. Find out how many wireless receivers are supported.
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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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How do I wire the Trigger on the Lyric Gateway?
The Lyric Gateway has no trigger on the main system and is not compatible with any 5800 wireless relay. Learn about why the Lyric has no trigger input.
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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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How do I Get Into Programming on My L5200?
To enter programming on the L5200, you will need to know you installer code and enter into the tools option in the panel. Learn more about programming below.
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