Frequently Asked Questions

Rules vs Scenes on LYNX 5100
If you're looking to figure out the difference between rules versus scenes on your Honeywell L5100, check out this FAQ.
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How do I get power to the L5100?
Learn how to bring power to your Honeywell L5100 in this FAQ using either a LT Cable or running wires.
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Honeywell Vista 20P vs Honeywell VISTA 20PSIA
Click to find out what the difference is between the Honeywell VISTA-20P and the very similar VISTA-20PSIA.
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Honeywell Glassbreak vs Window Sensors
Glass break detectors and windows sensors are both used to protect against a break-in through a window, but they work in very differnet ways.
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Honeywell VISTA 15P vs Honeywell LYNX Touch 5100
The VISTA-150P and LYNX Touch L5100 are both Honeywell alarm control panels but click to find out how they differ.
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Honeywell 5814 vs 5811
Trying to decide between the 5814 versus the 5811? Let our FAQ help you decide which door / window sensor is right for you!
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Honeywell 5881ENL vs 5883H
The 5881ENL and the 5883H serve very similar functions, but there are two main differences that may influence whether you decide to use one over the other.
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2g vs 4g security systems
What is the difference between a 2g and 4g home security system? The answer is simple, one is older one is newer. Find out why 4G is the way you want to go!
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Honeywell 5818MNL vs 5800RPS
These door window contacts are both wireless and recessed, but they one is a magnet and one is a plunger switch which means that they are for different applications.
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What is a Curtain Motion Detector?
A curtain motion detector is an unique motion detector that has a slim area of detection. They are good for protecting doorways, and other entry points.
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