Frequently Asked Questions

What Does Chime Control Mean?
When a person is discussing "chime control" on an alarm system, they are talking about the security panel's chime settings. Learn about the different chime control options.
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How Do I Put My Honeywell T6 Z-Wave Thermostat in Hold Mode?
A Honeywell T6 Z-Wave Thermostat can be put into hold mode by choosing the hold temperature and then setting the hold. Learn how to put a Honeywell T6 Thermostat into hold mode.
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How Do ADT Security Systems Work?
A security system set up by ADT will work in the same way as any other alarm system. The system will send a message to a central station when an alarm occurs. Learn more about alarm systems.
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What Is the History of Honeywell Security?
The History of Honeywell's security division can be traced to 1929, when Ademco was founded. Ademco would later be acquired by Honeywell. Learn the history of Honeywell Security.
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What are Microwave Motion Sensors?
A sensor that uses microwave radar signals to detect the presence of motion is called a microwave motion sensor. Learn more about microwave motion sensors and how they work.
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What is the Cancellation Fee for Alarm Grid?
Alarm Grid is no-contract and has no cancellation fees. Alarm Grid customers are free to terminate their service at any time. Find out more about Alarm Grid policies.
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How Do I Program a 5802WXT to My Wireless LYNX Touch Security System?
The 5802WXT is a single-button panic switch that can be auto-enrolled with a LYNX Touch through system programming. Learn how to program a Honeywell 5802WXT Wireless Panic Switch.
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How Do I Add a Z-Wave Device to the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
Z-Wave devices are enrolled with the IQ Panel 2 by putting the panel in its Z-Wave pairing mode and then activating the device's inclusion function. Learn to pair a Z-Wave device.
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What Kind of Battery Does Alarm Grid Use?
Alarm Grid equipment, systems and security sensors use many different types of batteries. Learn more about the batteries that are used with Alarm Grid equipment.
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Can a Thief Cut Tempered Glass with a Glass Cutter?
Tempered glass is a type of "safety glass" that will shatter into tiny crystals upon being cut. It cannot be cut with a simple glass cutter. Learn how to monitor tempered glass.
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