Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Test My Honeywell 5806W3?
The Honeywell 5806W3 is tested by pressing and holding the recessed test switch on the device. This will let the user know whether or not the sensor on the device is within the proper sensitivity range. Canned smoke can also be used to test the device. Learn how to test a Honeywell 5806W3.
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What Is the Range of My PIR Motion?
Every passive infrared (PIR) motion has its own range and field of vision. The range for one PIR motion can be considerably different from that of another. It is very important that you use a PIR motion with an appropriate range for the situation. Find out the range of your PIR motion.
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How Do I Put the 2GIG GC3 Into Learn Mode?
The 2GIG GC3 is put into learn mode through system configuration. Learn mode is used to auto-enroll wireless sensors with the alarm system. You must know the Installer Code for the GC3 System in order to access this mode. Learn more about using a 2GIG GC3 Security System and enrolling sensors.
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How Do I Program the Honeywell 5808W3 to the Lyric Security System?
The Honeywell 5808W3 is programmed with the Lyric Security System through the zone programming menu of the panel. To access this menu, the user will need to know the Installer Code for the system. This menu is also used to adjust any settings for the device. Learn more about programming a 5808W3.
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When Should I Use a Heat Detector Instead of a Smoke Detector?
There are a few situations where it is better to use a heat detector instead of a smoke detector. This includes rooms where smoke may be present. Heat detectors are also used in dusty areas where fine particles may cause false alarms for heat detectors. Learn more about heat detectors.
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How Do I Test My Honeywell 5808W3?
The Honeywell 5808W3 features a test switch on the device for testing its functionality. A user can also test the device using canned smoke and a hair dryer. The user must remember to place their system on test mode before testing the 5808W3. Learn more about testing a Honeywell 5808W3.
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How Do I Program the Honeywell 5808W3 to the L5210?
The Honeywell 5808W3 is programmed with a Honeywell L5210 through the panel's zone programming menu. The device can be auto-enrolled and have all of its settings adjusted within this menu. The device requires three zones to perform all of its functions. Learn more about programming the 5808W3.
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Can I Change the Volume of an Interlogix Simon XT?
The volume for an Interlogix Simon XT can be adjusted through system programming. To access this menu, the Master Code for the system must be entered. Different volumes can be set for the speaker volume and the status beep volume. Learn more about the volume on an Interlogix Simon XT.
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What is an Alarm System?
The centerpiece of a security setup is the alarm system. This serves as the control panel for the rest of the setup. When a sensor is activated, it reports to the alarm system. The alarm system will also report out to the user or a central station if ever necessary. Learn more about alarm systems.
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How Do I Install an IPCAM-WOC1?
The IPCAM-WOC1 includes a mounting base for easy installation. Once the mounting base has been secured to the wall or ceiling using the included screws and wall anchors, you can then secure the camera to the base. Also attach the included sun shield if desired. Learn how to install the IPCAM-WOC1.
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