Frequently Asked Questions

How do I control lights with my VISTA 20P?
Want to control your lights with your Honeywell VISTA series alarm system? Install a Tuxedo Touch or a Tuxedo Touch WIFI so you can control and automate the lighting in your home or business. Forget those complicated home automation controllers. Use what you have to be able to do what you want!
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How do I add Z-Wave Compatibility to the Tuxedo Touch?
Want to control z-wave devices like thermostats, door locks, and lights from your Honeywell alarm keypad and Total Connect 2.0? Install a Honeywell Tuxedo Touch or Tuxedo Touch WIFI.
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Can I use wireless sensors with my VISTA 21iP?
Want to upgrade a Honeywell VISTA 21iP panel to work wirelessly? Here are several cost effective options to hybridize your existing alarm system. Choose from stand alone wireless receivers and keypads with built in wireless receivers (6160RF and 6150RF). Salvage what you have and make it do what you want!
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How do I enable the wireless receiver in a Honeywell 6160RF?
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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Is Honeywell's WIFI thermostat compatible with Total Connect 2.0?
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 the battery of a Honeywell 5834-4 wireless key fob?
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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What is the best Z-Wave thermostat?
We have all heard about these new fancy thermostats with all the bells and whistles. Meet the Honeywell ZWSTAT. Honeywell's reliability in HVAC control has released a rock solid Z-wave thermostat does exactly what you need it to do.
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