Frequently Asked Questions

How do I Control the Lights Using my Lyric Gateway Unit?
The Lyric Gateway can control Z-Wave lights and switches with its built in Z-Wave controller. Learn how to set up and use the Z-Wave lights with the Gateway.
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Can I Mount a WAVE2 Siren Outside?
Though the WAVE2 siren’s operating temp is from 20F - 175F, it is not weatherproof and is rated for indoor use only. Continue reading for more about the WAVE2.
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Can Apartment Dwellers Install a Security System?
Yes, installing a wireless, self contained security system makes it easy for apartment dwellers to do. Find out why a wireless security system is ideal
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How Do I Determine the Age of a Honeywell Wireless Smoke Detector?
When Honeywell smokes are made, a date code sticker is affixed to indicate the date when this occurred. Read on and learn how to interpret this date code.
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What Does a Security System Zone Expander Do?
A security system zone expander lets a security system add additional hardwired zones. Learn how to use a 4219 zone expander with a VISTA wired system.
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What Is In the Total Connect 2.0 Plus Plan?
Total Connect 2.0 users can receive fault/restore alerts for up to 50 sensors. You only need to upgrade your TC2 plan if you want alerts for more than 50 sensors. Learn about TC2.
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Can a VISTA Security System Use 2 Wireless Receivers?
The number of receivers supported by a Vista panel depends on the panel used, as well as other factors. Find out how many wireless receivers are supported.
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Honeywell 5806W3 vs 5808W3
The Honeywell 5808W3 is a wireless Photoelectric Smoke with a built-in heat detector. The 5806W3 is a wireless Photoelectric Smoke only. Find out more!
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What if Someone Destroys My Lyric Before it Calls My Security Company?
The Honeywell Lyric system has a feature called APL to notify a monitoring company before its destroyed. Learn about Advanced Protection Logic feature.
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Does the Honeywell VISTA 20P Send Emails and Texts?
Yes the Honeywell VISTA 20P is able to send text and email notifications with Total Connect 2.0 service. Learn setup these notifications on your system.
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