Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add Additional User Codes to an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Simon XT System will support up to eight different user codes. These codes are used for arming and disarming the panel, and they are set up through System Programming. You will need to know the Master Code for the system to create new user codes. Learn how to set up user codes on a Simon XT.
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What's the Best Place to Install 5800COMBO Smoke/CO Detectors?
There are several great locations for 5800COMBO devices. We recommend placing at least one of these devices on each floor of a building. Some great locations include sleeping areas and central locations. But they should be placed away from any vents or ducts. Learn more about the 5800COMBO.
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How Do I Add a Wireless Sensor to a Honeywell Lyric Security System?
A wireless sensor is added to a Honeywell Lyric Security System through zone programming. A user will need the Installer Code for the system to access zone programming. From there, the user can learn in the sensor and configure its settings. Learn more about the Honeywell Lyric Controller.
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How Do I Install a 2GIG SMKT3-345?
The 2GIG SMKT3-345 is mounted to a wall or ceiling using its mounting plate. After choosing an appropriate location, you will then use the device's included screws and wall anchors to install the mounting plate. The SMKt3-345 attaches to the mounting plate. Learn more about the SMKT3-345.
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Honeywell 5809 vs 2GIG SMKT2-345
The 5809 and the SMKT2-345 are both life-safety devices designed to alert people to the presence of a fire. The SMKT2-345 can sense smoke and high temperatures, while the 5809 can only sense high temperatures. They are also manufactured by different companies. Learn more about these two devices.
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How Do I Install the Honeywell 5808W3?
The Honeywell 5808W3 Smoke and Heat Detector is installed by first choosing a location for the device and then using the included screws and wall anchors to install the mounting plate. The device can then be attached to the mounting plate. Learn more about installing the Honeywell 5808W3.
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How Do I Program the Honeywell 5808W3 to the L5210?
The Honeywell 5808W3 is programmed with a Honeywell L5210 through the panel's zone programming menu. The device can be auto-enrolled and have all of its settings adjusted within this menu. The device requires three zones to perform all of its functions. Learn more about programming the 5808W3.
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What is an Alarm System?
The centerpiece of a security setup is the alarm system. This serves as the control panel for the rest of the setup. When a sensor is activated, it reports to the alarm system. The alarm system will also report out to the user or a central station if ever necessary. Learn more about alarm systems.
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What's the Best Place to Install a Heat Detector?
There are certain applications in which using a standalone heat detector makes sense. This includes installations in environments that often feature smoke or dust that could potentially cause a false alarm on a smoke detector. Learn more about choosing a location for a heat detector.
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How Do I Install the Honeywell 5806W3?
The Honeywell 5806W3 Smoke Detector comes with its own mounting plate for easy installation. The mounting plate is secured to the wall using its included screws and wall anchors. The device can then be easily secured to the mounting plate. Learn more about installing a Honeywell 5806W3.
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