Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Test My Honeywell 5808W3?
The Honeywell 5808W3 features a test switch on the device for testing its functionality. A user can also test the device using canned smoke and a hair dryer. The user must remember to place their system on test mode before testing the 5808W3. Learn more about testing a Honeywell 5808W3.
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How Do I Program the Honeywell 5808W3 to the Lyric Security System?
The Honeywell 5808W3 is programmed with the Lyric Security System through the zone programming menu of the panel. To access this menu, the user will need to know the Installer Code for the system. This menu is also used to adjust any settings for the device. Learn more about programming a 5808W3.
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When Is It Better to Use a Heat Detector Instead of a Smoke Detector?
There are a few situations in which it is better to use a heat detector instead of a smoke detector. This most includes rooms where smoke may be occasionally present. Heat detectors are also used in dusty areas where fine particles may prevent a smoke detector from function properly. Learn more about heat detectors.
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How Do I Install an IPCAM-WOC1?
The IPCAM-WOC1 includes a mounting base for easy installation. Once the mounting base has been secured to the wall or ceiling using the included screws and wall anchors, you can then secure the camera to the base. Also attach the included sun shield if desired. Learn how to install the IPCAM-WOC1.
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How Do I Test My Honeywell 5806W3?
The Honeywell 5806W3 is tested by pressing and holding the recessed test switch on the device. This will let the user know whether or not the sensor on the device is within the proper sensitivity range. Canned smoke can also be used to test the device. Learn how to test a Honeywell 5806W3.
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What Is the Range of My PIR Motion?
Every passive infrared (PIR) motion has its own range and field of vision. The range for one PIR motion can be considerably different from that of another. It is very important that you use a PIR motion with an appropriate range for the situation. Find out the range of your PIR motion.
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Can an Interlogix Simon XT be Self-Monitored?
An Interlogix Simon XT can be used for self-monitoring once the panel has been synced with the Alarm.com interactive service. This service is necessary for alerting the user when an alarm event occurs on their security system. Find out how to use an Interlogix Simon XT for self-monitoring.
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Can I Change the Volume of an Interlogix Simon XT?
The volume for an Interlogix Simon XT can be adjusted through system programming. To access this menu, the Master Code for the system must be entered. Different volumes can be set for the speaker volume and the status beep volume. Learn more about the volume on an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Do I Put the 2GIG GC3 Into Learn Mode?
The 2GIG GC3 is put into learn mode through system configuration. Learn mode is used to auto-enroll wireless sensors with the alarm system. You must know the Installer Code for the GC3 System in order to access this mode. Learn more about using a 2GIG GC3 Security System and enrolling sensors.
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Which Sensors Work w/ Qolsys Systems?
Qolsys Alarm Systems are designed to interface with alarm sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. This includes any security sensor that is manufactured by Qolsys. The company produces both encrypted and non-encrypted sensors for their systems. Learn more about 319.5 MHz sensors.
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