Frequently Asked Questions

What Does the 5-Second Lock-out Button Do On a 2GIG Panic?
When you activate a 2GIG Panic Button, you won't be able to activate it again for five (5) seconds. This is due to the lock-out feature. Learn about 2GIG Panic Buttons.
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Which Motion Sensors are Compatible with the Honeywell L5100?
A Honeywell L5100 has a built-in wireless receiver that allows it to support 345 MHz devices. This includes Honeywell 5800 Series Motion Sensors. Learn about the L5100.
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Dual Tech Motion vs. Traditional Motion
There are two main types of motions. There are dual-tech motions that use both PIR and microwave, and there are traditional motions that only use PIR. Learn about motion sensors.
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Can I Convert Wired Sensors to Wireless Sensors for a Lyric Alarm System?
A wired to wireless converter will let you use wired sensors with a Lyric. The system will see these wired sensors as wireless ones. Learn how to use wired sensors with a Lyric.
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How Do I Add a Siren to a Honeywell VISTA System Using a Power Supply?
If you plan to exceed the maximum alarm output of 2A, then you will need to use a power supply when adding a siren to a VISTA. Learn how to add a siren using a power supply.
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How Do I Factory Default My Resideo Lyric Controller?
The Resideo Lyric Controller has Default Configurations that allow you to perform a factory default of the system. Learn how to factory default your Lyric Alarm System.
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Honeywell 5883H vs. 5881EN
To use bi-directional wireless devices with a VISTA Panel, you need to use a 5883H Wireless Transceiver. Find out how a wireless transceiver is different from a wireless receiver.
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What is the Difference Between ADEMCO and Resideo?
ADEMCO was the original name for Resideo. The company has been known as many names throughout the years, most notably Honeywell. Learn about the Resideo Security Company.
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Will a Honeywell Lyric Work w/ a Verizon Hot Spot?
Using the Honeywell Lyric with a Verizon Hot Spot is really not a practical solution. You are better off getting a cellular communicator for the system. Learn about the Lyric.
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Honeywell SiXCT vs SiXMINICT
The two door and window contacts from the Honeywell SiX Series are the SiXCT and the SiXMINICT. Find out how these sensors compare so you can decide which is best for you.
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