Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does the DSC Impassa Backup Battery Last?
In most cases, a DSC Impassa backup battery will last about three to four years before needing to be replaced with a new one. Learn more about the DSC Impassa backup battery.
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Can I Use a POTS Telephone Line w/ the Honeywell L5210?
The Honeywell LYNX Touch L5210 System has a phone jack for supporting a phone line connection. But it is better to use a cellular or IP connection. Learn about POTS monitoring.
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Are Home Burglar Alarms Effective?
The best way to protect your home is with an alarm system. A proper setup will allow you to receive emergency dispatch in the event of a burglary. Learn more about alarm systems.
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Who started Honeywell?
Mark C. Honeywell founded The Honeywell Company in Wabash, Indiana in 1906. He served as the CEO of Honeywell from 1927 until 1933. Learn more about Mark C. Honeywell.
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How Do I Add a Z-Wave Device to My Alarm.com SEM?
First clear the device. Then put the SEM module in its Z-Wave learn mode, and activate the inclusion function on the Z-Wave device. Learn how to add a Z-Wave device to an ADC SEM.
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How Do I Take My Honeywell T6 Z-Wave Thermostat Off Hold?
If you want to cancel a hold on a Honeywell T6 Thermostat, press the current hold setting, followed by "Run Schedule". Learn how to to take the T6 Thermostat off hold mode.
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Is a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Zigbee Compatible?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 has limited functionality with Zigbee. By adding an IQ Card-IS daughtercard, the system can support Zigbee Image Sensors. Learn more about the IQ Card-IS.
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How Do I Enable the Built-In Glass Break Zone for the IQ Panel 2?
The IQ Panel 2 has a built-in glass break detector that triggers an alarm if activated while the system is armed. Learn how to enable the internal glass break for the IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Add a Siren to the Lyric Controller Using a MIMOlite?
A high current siren can be added to the Lyric System by using a power supply, a programmable output and a siren. Learn to attach a high current siren to a Lyric Alarm Panel.
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How Much is an Alarm Grid Security System?
Alarm Grid customers pay the cost of their equipment, plus a monthly monitoring fee. There are never any added fees with Alarm Grid. Find out the cost of alarm monitoring.
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