Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Turn Off Arm-Confirm for a Honeywell VISTA System?
By turning off Arm-Confirm, your system's siren will not produce a loud tone whenever you Arm Away using a keypad or key fob. Learn how to turn off Arm-Confirm for a VISTA System.
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Are There Compatible Motion Sensors for the Honeywell 6150?
The Honeywell 6150 is not a security system. It is a keypad. It cannot directly interface with a motion sensor. But the systems it is used with can. Learn about the 6150.
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Will AT&T UVerse Work w/ a Honeywell Alarm System?
AT&T Internet Service can be used with a Honeywell Alarm System, as long as the system is properly configured for IP monitoring. Learn about using AT&T Internet with a Honeywell Alarm Panel.
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Can I Update the Firmware On a Honeywell L5000 Alarm System?
Any user with a Honeywell L5000 System will want to replace it with a new panel. This is because the L5000 cannot receive firmware updates. Learn about the Honeywell L5000.
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Can I Update the Firmware On a Honeywell L5100 Alarm System?
Honeywell does not offer any method for upgrading a Honeywell L5100 System. You must upgrade to a newer panel, such as a Honeywell Lyric. Learn about the L5100.
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How Long Can the Power Wire For a Honeywell Lyric Controller Be?
The thicker the wire, the longer the power run you can set up for the Lyric. By using 18-gauge wire, a maximum wire run of 20 feet is allowed. Learn about the Lyric Alarm System.
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Is the Honeywell 5816LP Compatible w/ My Lyric Alarm System?
The Honeywell 5816LP is just a two-pack of 5816 sensors sold by Amazon. They are just like regular 5816 sensors, and they will work with a Lyric. Learn about the Honeywell 5816LP.
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2GIG GC3e vs. DSC Iotega
The 2GIG GC3e and DSC Iotega are both security panels for a home or business. However, the DSC Iotega does not support end user programming. Learn about these two systems.
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2GIG GC2e vs. DSC Iotega
The 2GIG GC2e and the DSC Iotega are both Alarm.com Security Systems. But the GC2e is significantly better for DIY users. Learn the differences between the GC2e and the Iotega.
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Honeywell Lyric Controller vs. DSC Iotega
The Honeywell Lyric and the DSC Iotega are both noted for their compatibility with Apple HomeKit. But we strongly prefer the Lyric. Find out how the Lyric and the Iotega stack-up.
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