Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Program a VERSA-2GIG to a Honeywell Lyric Controller?
VERSA-2GIG Door and Window Sensors are frequently used with the Honeywell Lyric Controller. Learn how to program a VERSA-2GIG Door and Window Sensor with a Lyric Alarm System.
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How Do I Add a Schlage Z-Wave Lock to a Tuxedo Touch Keypad?
The process for adding a Schlage Z-Wave Lock to a Tuxedo involves clearing the lock from the network and then pairing the lock. Learn how to enroll a Schlage Z-Wave Lock.
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Should I Purchase a 4208U or a 4208SN?
The 4208U and 4208SN are both 8-Zone Polling Loop (V-Plex) Expanders. Both work with the VISTA-128 and VISTA-250 panels. But there are differences. Learn about these expanders.
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How Do I Use Automatic Bluetooth Disarming On My IQ Panel 2 Plus?
Automatic Bluetooth Disarming is an optional feature that will have your IQ2 automatically disarm as soon as your phone comes in range. Learn about Automatic Bluetooth Disarming.
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Why Does My Battery-Powered Z-Wave Device Quickly Drain Batteries?
Older versions of the Honeywell L5100-ZWAVE experience beaming issues when pairing with Z-Wave locks. The device was later updated to fix this issue. Learn about the L5100-ZWAVE.
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What Is a Security Door Sensor
The most commonly used sensors for security systems are door contacts. They are used with nearly every alarm system. Learn about security door contacts and how they are used.
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Can I Connect the Honeywell Lyric to My Phone?
You can use Total Connect 2.0 on your phone to control your Honeywell Lyric Alarm System remotely. This will require alarm monitoring service. Learn about Total Connect 2.0.
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Is a 5881ENHC Compatible with a Honeywell VISTA-20P?
The Honeywell 5881ENHC is a commercial-grade wireless receiver that works with most Honeywell VISTA Systems, including the VISTA-20P. Learn about the Honeywell 5881ENHC.
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Who Can I Call to Install a Recessed Door Sensor?
A recessed door sensor can be self-installed by the end user in most cases. The process is quite simple once you know what you are doing. Learn how to install a recessed contact.
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Is Apple Home Compatible with Alarm.com?
There is currently no Apple HomeKit integration available for Alarm.com. But Alarm.com Siri Shortcuts are available for remote Siri voice control. Learn about Apple and Alarm.com.
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