Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Difference Between Slim Line and Regular Alarm Sensors?
A sensor that is considered "slim line" is thinner than a regular alarm sensor. This makes slim line sensors better for applications with limited space. Learn about alarm sensors.
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What Peripherals Come w/ a Security System?
Most security systems do not come with any major peripherals. However, Alarm Grid offers system kits that include these add-ons. Learn about security system peripherals.
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What Is a Honeywell VISTA-50P?
The Honeywell VISTA-50P is an older alarm panel. It features a poling loop for support of V-Plex devices. But it cannot be used with Total Connect 2.0. Learn about the VISTA-50P.
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Are There Security Systems Better Than a Honeywell L5000 Alarm System?
The Honeywell L5000 is a relatively outdated alarm panel that many users should consider replacing with a newer and better system. Learn about the Honeywell L5000 Security System.
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What is a Door Contact Sensor
Alarm systems use door contact sensors to know whether or not doors are opened or closed. This is important for monitoring building activity. Learn about door contacts.
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How Do You Address a Honeywell Alarm Keypad?
All Honeywell Alarm Keypads must be addressed before you can use them. This is done through system programming. Learn how to address your Honeywell Alarm Keypad.
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How Do I Setup TC 2.0 On My Phone?
If you have a Honeywell Alarm System, you will most likely what to use Total Connect 2.0 on your smartphone. Find out how to access TC2 on your phone to control your system.
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What is a 3GL?
The Honeywell 3GL is a 3G cellular communicator designed for use with the L5200, L5210 and L7000 Panels. It has since been replaced by newer radios. Learn about the Honeywell 3GL.
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Can I Add an LTE-XV to a VISTA-21iP?
The LTE-XV is a cellular communicator that is compatible with most of the VISTA P-Series Panels, including the VISTA-21iP. Learn how adding an LTE-XV can enhance your VISTA Setup.
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Are There Security Systems Better Than a 2GIG Go!Control Alarm System?
The 2GIG GC3 is basically an upgraded version of a 2GIG Go!Control GC2 Alarm System. But the GC2 is still a good system Find out how the 2GIG GC2 stacks up to other systems.
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