Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Curtain Motion Detector?
A curtain motion detector is an unique motion detector that has a slim area of detection. They are good for protecting doorways, and other entry points.
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Honeywell GSMV4G vs GSMX4G
The GSMV4G and the GSMX4G are both great GSM communicators for the VISTA series panels. Find out why you might choose one over the other.
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When Would I Need a Honeywell Steel Door Contact?
Steel doors present problems for traditional door/window sensors. A steel door magnet, which is a bit stronger can solve the problem.
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How do I use a Honeywell 5834-4 Wireless Key Fob?
The 5834-4 is Honeywell's most popular key fob. It is a simple to program and use key fob that integrates with most of Honeywell's RF interfaces.
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Which Security Cameras are Compatible w/ an L5100?
Home security cameras are becoming more and more important. Make sure to get Honeywell cameras that are compatible with your Total Connect system.
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Can a Honeywell alarm system be self-monitored?
Find out if you can self-monitor your Honeywell alarm system without the need of an expensive central station monitoring plan.
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Do Honeywell 5815 door and window sensors have magnets?
Learn how the Honeywell 5815 door and window sensors work and their use of magnets in this Alarm Grid FAQ.
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Are Telguard systems good?
If you are considering a Telguard alarm communicator, read this FAQ.
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How far our can a Honeywell motion detect movement?
Find out what the range is for your Honeywell motion detector.
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How do I install a Honeywell 5811 door & window sensor?
Learn how to install a Honeywell 5811 door and window sensor in this FAQ.
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