Frequently Asked Questions

Will the Nest Work w/ the Honeywell Lyric?
The Honeywell Lyric can't pair with Nest products. It pairs with the Lyric Round WIFI Thermostat and the Honeywell ZWSTAT. Learn about Honeywell compatibility.
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What Software Lets Me Make Changes on My VISTA 20P?
Users can make changes on a VISTA using Total Connect 2.0, or by hand programming it. A monitored alarm company who's a Honeywell dealer uses Compass. Read on.
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How Do I Connect a 4193SN to a VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT or VISTA-50?
The 4193SN connects to the Vista-128BPT, 250BPT, or 50 through the polling loop on terminals 24 (Positive) and 25 (Negative). Learn how to wire the 4193SN.
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How Do I Add a 4193SN to My VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT or VISTA-50?
The 4193SN is an expansion device which allows users to add conventional devices to the polling loop by programming its serial number into the zone(s). Read on.
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Where Should I Install My Honeywell 5869 Panic Button?
Install the Honeywell 5869 Wireless Panic Button in a hidden but reachable place, away from metal, furniture, and appliances. Learn how to install a 5869.
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How Do I Turn Off the Internal Siren on a L5210?
The only way to completely turn off the Honeywell L5210 siren is to unplug it from the unit. It can’t be turned off in programming. Learn why this is.
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How Do I Program a 4193SN to a VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT, or VISTA-50?
The Vista-128BPT and similar panels use a polling loop for wired expansion. In zone programming, use input type to identify zones. Learn to program a 4193SN.
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Lyric Gateway vs 2GIG GC3
The Gateway and the 2GIG are different all-in-one systems. The Gateway lacks integrated digital display, and must be monitored by a Honeywell dealer. Read on.
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How Loud is the Honeywell L5210's Internal Siren?
The L5210 has a voice-enabled siren built-in which sounds at 85 decibels for all alarm events. However, it can be shut off. Learn about the L5210's siren.
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Is the Tuxedo Touch a System?
The Honeywell Tuxedo Touch is not a standalone security system. It is an external touchscreen keypad and Z-Wave controller designed for use with Honeywell VISTA Panels. However, it can be used as a standalone home automation system for local use only. Learn more about the Tuxedo Touch.
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