Frequently Asked Questions

Why Isn't My Door Sensor Working?
There are many reasons why a door sensor might not be working properly. The issue can depend on whether the sensor in question is wireless or hard-wired.
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How Do I Know Which LYNX Panel I Have?
The easiest way to tell which Lynx Panel you have is by visually identifying it. Each Lynx panel has certain visual clues that can be used to identify it.
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Can the IPCAM-WO Be Used Indoors?
While the IPCAM-WO is designed for outdoor use, it can be used indoors. There is absolutely nothing preventing the user from using this camera inside.
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How Do I Replace an Existing 5816 On My Lynx Touch?
You can replace an existing 5816 by removing it from panel programming, and then uninstalling it from its location. Then program the new 5816 and install it.
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What Is the Best Honeywell Sensor for the 21iP?
The best sensor for the Honeywell Vista 21iP depends on what the sensor is used for. There are many great sensors compatible with the Vista 21iP panel.
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How Do I Activate a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES for Lyric or Lynx Panels
You can activate a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES by programming it into your Honeywell panel. Once activated, make sure to test the sensor in its final location.
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Can I Install a Window Contact on a Honeywell Alarm?
A window contact can be installed on any Honeywell panel. The optimal window sensor depends on the model of the panel and the applications that are needed.
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How Do I Delete a Zone from My Lynx Touch or Lyric Panel?
A zone can be deleted in the programming menu of the panel. This is useful for when you no longer intend to use a wireless device with the security system.
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Can Vibration Cause False Alarms on a 5800PIR-RES?
Normal vibration will not cause false alarms on a 5800PIR-RES motion detector. This is because the device uses passive infrared detection to recognize motion.
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How do I Setup the Honeywell 5800PIR-RES on a Lynx Touch?
In order to setup a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES motion detector, you must first program the sensor into your security panel and then install it onto a wall.
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