Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Use the Lyric Thermostat with My Lyric Gateway?
The Honeywell Lyric Gateway is fully compatible with the Lyric Round WIFI Thermostat. Learn how to connect and use the Lyric Thermostat with the Lyric Gateway.
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Do Wireless Motion Detectors Work Through Window Glass?
Most RF motion detectors use PIR (passive infrared) technology, which cannot "see" through glass . To learn more, check out the rest of this article.
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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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Which Locks Work with the Lyric Gateway?
The Honeywell Lyric Gateway is compatible with Z-Wave locks manufactured by Yale and Kwikset. Learn how the Lyric Gateway interacts with Z-Wave locks.
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Is the Tuxedo Touch Keypad Compatible w/ 5800RF Sensors?
The Tuxedo Touch keypad is not compatible with any 5800 wireless sensors. Learn which device you'll need to install to interface your 5800 wireless devices.
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Can I Use a Cellular Communicator on a VISTA 21iP?
You can use a cellular communicator on the Vista-21IP. The cellular communicator connects directly to the board. Learn about the 21ip Cellular Communicator.
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Which Wires Do I Use When Wiring a 2-Tone Siren?
You will need to connect the negative wire and one of the available positive wires of the siren to the alarm system. Learn how to connect a 2-tone siren.
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Does the Honeywell L5100 System Support Instant Arming?
The Honeywell L5100 LYNX Plus alarm and home automation system does indeed support instant arming feature. Learn how to use instant arming with all of your systems.
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How do I Control the Lights Using my Lyric Gateway Unit?
The Lyric Gateway can control Z-Wave lights and switches with its built in Z-Wave controller. Learn how to set up and use the Z-Wave lights with the Gateway.
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