Frequently Asked Questions

What is the gap allowed between 5811 sensor and magnet?
Learn how large the gap can between the transmitter and the magnet when installing a Honeywell 5811 contact on a door or window.
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What is a Honeywell 6148?
Read on for more info on the Honeywell 6148 alarm keypad.
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Can I use Compass software to program an L5000?
Compass software can be used to remotely program many Honeywell security systems.
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How does a LYNX L5100 communicate with Total Connect?
Learn how the LYNX Touch L5100 communicates with Total Connect.
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Can you program Honeywell alarm panels from the keypad?
Honeywell alarm control panels can be programmed using the alarm keypad.
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What is a DIP switch on an alarm sensor?
Learn what a DIP switch is for an alarm device and how to use them.
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How long will a burglary siren sound for?
Learn how long the siren on your security system will continue after a burglary alarm if the system is not disarmed.
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How do you enter programming on a LYNX Plus L3000?
Learn how to get into programming mode on a Honeywell L3000 LYNX Plus alarm system.
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How long do batteries last in wireless alarm sensors?
The average life of a battery in a wireless alarm sensor has many contributing factors.
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What is a glass break simulator used for?
Learn what a glass break simulator can do to assist you with the installation of your security system.
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