Frequently Asked Questions

Will Wired Sensors Work on Any Alarm Panel?
Wired sensors have different properties which may make them compatible or not compatible with an alarm system. Find out if wired sensors work with your system!
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Can I Change the Rev Chip on a Vista 21iP?
Honeywell sells a PROM Chip for older versions of the VISTA 21iP that allows these systems to be used with Total Connect 2.0. Learn how to change the VISTA 21iP Rev Chip.
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Can VISTA Systems Use the 6160RF and Wireless Receivers?
Vista panels support hardwired and wireless expansion. Receivers can be stand alone, or built into a keypad. Learn about using the 6160RF with a Vista System.
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How Do I Enable the GSMVLP4G on my Honeywell L3000?
Once the GSMVLP4G has been physically installed, you must enable it in programming. Learn how to enable cellular alarm communication on the LynxPlus.
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How Do I Remove the VISTA 20P Expansion Module?
The Vista-20P supports both Wireless and Wired Zone Expansion. Learn how you can remove an expansion module and clear any trouble message this causes.
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How Do I Change the Battery on an FG-1625?
The Honeywell FG-1625 is a hardwired glass break detector , and as such, doesn't use batteries. Learn more about wiring and testing the Honeywell FG-1625 here.
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Will the Antenna for a 7845 Work on a 4G Radio?
The Honeywell 7845i is an internet communicator for Vista panels that has no antenna. 4G Vista radios can have an antenna added. Learn about Vista antennas.
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How Do I Connect a Lyric Alarm to WIFI?
The Lyric Controller comes with a built-in WIFI communicator, which can be used to communicate to central station. See how to connect your Lyric to WIFI.
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How Long Does a CR123 Last In Honeywell Sensors?
The CR123 is a lithium battery which is used in several different Honeywell wireless sensors. See the expected battery life for several of those sensors here.
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How do I Add More Zones to My Honeywell VISTA Security System?
Wired and wireless expansion can be accomplished on a Honeywell Vista Panel. Learn which modules are compatible for adding hardwired and wireless zones.
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