Can WIFI be primary and GSM backup on an L5100?
If you're looking for the most secure, reliable communication path for your Honeywell LYNX Touch L5100, we always recommend using a cellular / GSM communicator.
Typically, most owners of a Honeywell LYNX 5100 will also have an Internet connection available at their home and we encourage them to consider doing dual path and using both their home's WiFi as the primary and a GSM as the backup.
In addition to providing a secondary path in case the GSM is unable to connect, using an Internet connection can also offer a faster path for heavier bandwidth features such as video and remote control.
In order to use WIFI as your primary, you will need to install a Honeywell L5100-WIFI:
In order to make your L5100 communicate via GSM, you will need to install a cellular communicator such as the all new 4G capable Honeywell GSMVLP5-4G:
With both modules installed, the WIFI will act as your primary path and in the event the Internet service is unavaible, the system will automatically switch over and use the backup cellular path.
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