Wireless Alarm Systems Frequently Asked Questions

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 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 to wire the trigger on the 2GIG GC3?
The GC3 has one open collector output, which can be programmed to activate under various system conditions. See how the Open Collector output works on the GC3.
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How to program House ID for Honeywell 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 control panel does not support the use of Honeywell 5800 series devices that use a House ID. Read on to see compatible bi-directional devices.
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Does a 5853 Glass Break Detector work with a 2GIG GC3?
All uni-directional Honeywell 5800 series transmitters are compatible with the 2GIG GC3, and this includes the 5853. Read on to see how to enable it.
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How Do I Get a 2GIG GC3 To See A High-Security 5834-4?
A 5834-4 is now set to High-Security mode from the factory, which will not work on a GC3. Read on to see how you can still use the 5834-4 with your 2GIG GC3.
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