Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Alarm System Key Fob and What Does it Do?
Many users set up key fobs with their alarm systems. These are handheld devices that can be used to quickly perform system functions. Learn more about key fobs and how they work.
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How Do I Add a DSC LC-100-PI PIR Motion to a DSC Impassa?
A DSC LC-100-PI PIR is added to a DSC Impassa by putting the system in enrollment mode and then activating the sensor tamper cover. Learn how to enroll motions with the Impassa.
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How Do I Add a DSC LC-120-PI PIR Motion to a DSC Impassa?
To add a DSC LC-120-PI PIR Motion to a DSC Impassa, first enter wireless enrollment mode. Then activate the sensor's tamper cover. Learn how to enroll sensors to the DSC Impassa.
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How Does Home Security Work?
The main principle of home security is having a panel that sends outbound signals to alert others when a security sensor is activated. Learn more about home security.
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Does an AT&T Security System use LTE to Communicate?
AT&T runs an LTE cellular network that many alarm systems access. A system will only connect with this network if it has an AT&T LTE cellular communicator. Learn more about LTE.
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How Do Cellular Home Security Systems Work?
Cellular service is arguably the best way for a security system to send outbound communication signals. Find out more about cellular security systems and how they work.
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Do Home Security Systems Work when the Power Goes Out?
A security system will remain powered when the electricity goes out by using its backup battery. And cellular service will keep it monitored. Learn more about alarm systems.
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Can I Install Security Cameras in My Apartment?
Many security cameras can be rested on a table or a desk so that no holes need to be drilled. This makes them great for apartments. Learn more about security cameras.
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How Does WIFI Work on a Camera?
A WIFI camera contains a WIFI card for communicating with a router. This will allow the camera to be viewed online through an interactive service. Learn more about WIFI Cameras.
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How Old is the Honeywell Company?
Honeywell was founded in 1906 as the Honeywell Heating Specialty Company. This makes it 112 years old as of 2018. Find out more about the exciting History of Honeywell.
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