Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Honeywell VISTA 21IP Use Wireless Wifi?
The VISTA 21iP is a wired security panel, which includes its internet. It's communicator attaches to a router via a CAT 5 cable.
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How Do I Turn Voice Chime Off on a 6160V Keypad?
The voice chime on a 6160V can be very helpful. But sometimes you just want to turn it off. Find out how you can do that wit just a few button presses!
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Can a Honeywell 5800pir-res be mounted at 7 feet?
The recommended height to mount a 5800PIR-RES is between 7.5 and 8 feet. Find out how to make sure it is covering a room even if mounted at a height tat is above or below that!
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Can a Window Sensor be Removed w/o Triggering an Alarm?
Trying to bypass a security system? Wondering if there is a way to remove a sensor without making the alarm go off? Find out if it's possible!
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Can I control my Wireless Security System with an iPad?
You can get a wireless security system that is controlled by an iPad. Find out which systems will allow you to do that easily!
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Can I use Wired Contacts on a Honeywell L5100?
Wired contacts can be used with a Honeywell LYNX Touch system, though there is only one zone where they will work.
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Does Total Connect Work with a VISTA 21ip?
Total Connect works with most of Honeywell's panels, and the VISTA 21iP is no exception. Make sure your VISTA 21iP works with Total Connect, and how to update it so that it will if it doesn't.
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Why is my 5800PIR-RES showing a Red flashing light?
The red light flashes on a 5800PIR-RES for only a few reasons. To find out why your 5800PIR-RES is flashing, see Alarm Grid's FAQ.
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Do I need to buy a sim card for my GSMX4g or GSMV4G?
The GSMX4G and GSMV4G come with a pre-installed SIM card that is activated by an AlarmNet partner.
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What is Z-Wave?
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