Frequently Asked Questions

Smoke Detector vs. Heat Detector
A smoke detector responds to the presence of smoke. A heat detector responds to unusually high temperatures. Both indicate that there is a fire. Learn about fire-safety products.
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How Do I Backdoor Into Programming on a Honeywell LYNX Touch System if I am Locked Out?
You will know that you are locked out of programming on a LYNX Touch because nothing will happen when you click "Program". Learn how to get into programming if you are locked out.
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What Do the Lights Mean on a Honeywell 7847i?
The best way to determine the current status for a 7847i is to check which LED lights are displayed. The three lights are green, yellow and red. Learn about the Honeywell 7847i.
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What Do the Lights Mean on a Honeywell iGSMV4G?
The iGSMV4G has three lights. The green light shows status. The yellow light indicates a message transmission. The red light shows a communication fault. Learn about the iGSMV4G.
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What Do the Lights Mean on a Honeywell GSMV4G?
On a GSMV4G, the green light indicates current status, the yellow light indicates message transmission, and the red light indicates communication fault. Learn about the GSMV4G.
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Can I Hook Up a Wireless Alarm System to a Wired System?
It is not possible to control a wired alarm system using a wireless alarm system. You should get a keypad if you want to control a wired alarm system. Learn about alarm systems.
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Are Honeywell LYNX & VISTAs Compatible with 5800 Sensors?
Honeywell Panels usually accept signals at the 345 MHz frequency. This is the same frequency used by 5800 Sensors, which lets them work with these systems. Learn about sensors.
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Is the Honeywell T6 PRO Thermostat Compatible w/ Any Z-Wave Controller?
The Z-Wave version of the Honeywell T6 PRO Thermostat will work with virtually any Z-Wave controller. It does not have to be a Honeywell System. Learn about the T6 Pro Thermostat.
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How Do I Change the Installer Code Using a Tuxedo Touch Keypad?
The Honeywell Tuxedo Touch Keypad has a Console Mode that you can use to change the Installer Code. Learn how to change the Installer Code using a Tuxedo Touch Keypad.
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Will My Honeywell L5100 Work w/ SmartThings?
If you pair your L5100 as a secondary controller to your SmartThings Hub, all Z-Wave devices paired with the L5100 will be pushed to the SmartThings App. Learn about SmartThings.
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