Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Turn off the Red Light in My Honeywell 5800PIR?
The 5800PIR is able to deactivate its red light, this will require the unit to be out of Walk Test mode. To learn more about the 5800PIR, continue reading.
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Honeywell 6160 vs 6162?
The Honeywell 6160 and Honeywell 6162 are both alphanumeric, backlit keypads that can be used with a VISTA wired alarm system. Learn about the two keypads.
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Which Cameras are Compatible with the Lyric Security System?
The only cameras that are compatible with the Honeywell Lyric Security System are proprietary Honeywell IPCAMs. Learn about these cameras and how to use them.
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How Do I Program a SiXSMOKE to a Lyric Gateway?
Since the Lyric Gateway doesn't provide access to user programming, you must contact your alarm monitoring company to program a SiXSmoke sensor to the device.
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What Field is Device Programming on a VISTA-21iP?
There is no single device programming field on the 21iP. Device programming refers to any device connected to the keypad bus. Learn about device programming.
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Honeywell IS-3035 vs DT8035 Motion Detector?
The difference between the IS-3035 motion and the DT-8035 motion is that the DT-8035 uses PIR and microwave to detect motion. Learn about the two devices.
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How do I program a SiXSIREN to a Lyric Gateway?
To program a SiXSIREN to a Gateway, your alarm monitoring company needs to access it and enable learn mode. Learn how to learn the device into the system.
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How do I program a SiXSIREN to a Lyric Security System?
The recommended method of programming a SiXSIREN to a Lyric Security System is by learning in the device through system programming. Learn how to do this.
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How do I program a SiXGB to a Lyric Gateway?
The SiXGB can be programmed to the Lyric Gateway with the help of an alarm monitoring company. Learn why this is, and how to program the SiXGB to the system.
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How Do I Add a 2nd Zone Expander to a VISTA-20P?
The Honeywell 4219 needs to be wired up, and have its dip switches properly configured to work with a VISTA-20P. Learn how to setup a second 4219 zone expander.
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