Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Best Keypad for the VISTA-20P?
There are plenty of keypad options for the VISTA-20P. But some of the best options are the 6160RF and the Tuxedo Touch Keypad. Discover some great keypads for the VISTA-20P.
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How Do I Toggle WIFI/IP and GSM as Primary on the Lyric Controller?
There is an option for setting the communication path in the Installer Tools Menu of the Resideo Lyric Controller. Learn how to set the Lyric Controller communication path.
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What Type of Batteries do Honeywell SiXCT Sensors Use?
The Honeywell SiXCT is a wireless contact that uses a single 3V CR123A battery for power. It has an average battery life of five (5) years with typical use. Learn about the SiXCT.
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What Touchscreen Keypads are Compatible with the Honeywell VISTA 20P?
A compatible touchscreen keypad like a Tuxedo Touch or 6280 will make it easier to control your VISTA 20P System. Find out which touch screen keypads work with the VISTA 20P.
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Which Smoke Detectors Work w/ a Honeywell VISTA-15P?
A VISTA-15P can support 2-wire and 4-wire smoke detectors. Wireless Honeywell 5800 Smokes can be used if a wireless receiver is added. Find out which smokes a 15P can support.
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Can I Self-Monitor an Alarm.com Security System?
Central station service is not required for an Alarm.com Security System. You can get a self-monitoring plan and gain access to ADC. Learn about self-monitoring and Alarm.com.
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Do I Have to Subscribe to Monitoring to Use Total Connect 2.0?
If you want to use Total Connect 2.0, then you need an alarm monitoring plan that includes access to the service. You can get a monitoring plan from Alarm Grid. Learn about TC2.
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What IP Cameras Can I Use on a Honeywell VISTA Alarm System?
If you have a VISTA Panel with access to Total Connect 2.0, you can use Total Connect IP Cameras. These cameras will pair with TC2, not with the VISTA. Learn about TC2 IP Cameras.
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Can I Use Two L7000 Alarm Panels Together?
It is not possible to use two separate L7000 Systems together. If you want a second on-site device for controlling an L7000, get a 5828 Keypad. Learn about the L7000.
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Can I Use a WIFI Communicator w/ a Honeywell Alarm System?
Most wireless Honeywell Systems have a compatible WIFI communicator that can be added. The Lyric comes with built in WIFI. Find out if your Honeywell System can do WIFI.
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