Wireless Alarm Control Panels Frequently Asked Questions

Wired vs. Wireless Home Security Systems
Looking for a general breakdown of the pros and cons of wired and wireless security systems? We have broken out the specs for the top of the line wireless L5100 Lynx Touch and the wired VISTA-20P/21ip home alarm systems. Learn the nitty gritty of each system.
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Can I program a Honeywell 5877 on a Honeywell L5100?
Want to trigger a garage door to open/close on command? Check out the Honeywell 5877 wireless relay.
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how can I have remote access to my L5100?
Want to remotely access your Honeywell L5100 alarm panel. Total Connect 2.0 gives you the ability to remotely arm/disarm your system as well as receive custom notifications via text message and/or email. Get Total Connect 2.0 with no contract for $10 per month!
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What is range of Honeywell's wireless receiver?
Ever wondered how far away you can mount your wireless sensors for your Honeywell security system? Click to find out today!
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Where should I place LYNX 5100?
Learn where to place the Honeywell LYNX L5100 in your house when installing your new security system.
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What is the difference between Arm Stay & Arm Away?
Learn the difference between armed stay and armed away in this FAQ.
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How to wire the trigger on Lynx Touch 5100?
Find out how to wire the trigger output on the Honeywell L5100 wireless security system.
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How Do I Install/enroll A 5800PIR-RES to a L7000?
Learning sensors to the L5100 is simple, and once you do one, you can easily do them all very quickly. The 5800PIR-RES is the most popular motion sensor on the market.
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Can I be monitored if I Install Honeywell L5100 Myself?
Installing the L5100 yourself is very easy. And if you want it to be monitored, Alarm Grid can help you get it up and running.
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How do I change brightness on an L5100 Control Panel?
How do I change the brightness on my LYNX Touch L5100 Control Panel?
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