Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enable a wireless receiver on a 6160RF Keypad?
Do you have have a wired Honeywell panel but want to add wireless sensors? Learn how to enable the wireless receiver in a Honeywell 6160RF alphanumeric keypad. This keypad will not only do advanced programming but also serve as your RF receiver for any Honeywell wireless sensors.
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Honeywell 6148 vs 6150 keypads
Looking for an affordable Honeywell fixed english keypad to place at an entry/exit door? Forget spending the extra money on an alphanumeric keypad if you already have one for advanced programming. Get yourself a cost-effective Honeywell 6150 in order to arm, disarm the system as you enter and exit your home or business.
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Motion Detector vs Window Sensor
Protecting your windows is a crucial area of your security system. When is it OK to use a motion sensor rather installing sensors on each window? Check out the pros and cons of each.
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Do Honeywell WIFI thermostats work w/ Total Connect?
Forget worrying about the temperature of your home and/or business! Yes its nice to have remote control but wouldn't it be nice to just program your thermostat once and let it save money for you? Have the best of both worlds...
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How do I change a Honeywell 5834-4 battery?
Need to replace the batter for your Honeywell 4 button wireless security key fob? Follow these step by step instructions
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Can I update the revision of my Vista 10p?
While the Vista-15P and Vista-20P can both be updated to newest revision by simply swapping in a new PROM chip, the Vista 10P can NOT update its revision
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Can I use 7847i IP communicator w/ Honeywell VISTA-10P?
You are able to upgrade your VISTA-10P with a 7847i, come find out how!
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What is the best wireless motion detector?
Finding the best wireless motion sensor is tough. Learn about the best wireless motions on the market for every application. Whether its price, outdoor zones, long-range needs, pet immunity or low temp sensor integration that you need, Honeywell 5800 series motion sensor have you covered!
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How do I install a Tuxedo Touch?
Want to upgrade a wired Honeywell panel to a home automation controller (i.e. control z-wave lighting, locks, appliances, thermostats)? Simply install a Tuxedo Touch or Tuxedo Touch WIFI. Click here for step-by-step instructions.
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Can I program a Honeywell 5877 on a Honeywell L5100?
Want to trigger a garage door to open/close on command? Check out the Honeywell 5877 wireless relay.
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