Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell LYNX Touch & LYNX Plus vs. VISTA systems
Check out our breakdown of the differences between the LYNX Touch and Plus wireless alarm panels vs. VISTA wired security systems
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Honeywell Lyric Security System VS L7000 VS L5210
The Lyric, L7000 and L5210 are all wireless all-in-one panels from Honeywell. The Lyric is Honeywell's newest and most advanced system. The L7000 and L5210 are from the older LYNX Touch Series, and they are not advanced. However, all three are great systems. Learn more about these Honeywell Panels.
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How Do I Activate the 2GIG CDMAV-A-GC3 in a 2GIG GC3?
A monitoring company that is also an Alarm.com dealer must activate the CDMAV-A-GC3. Learn how to install the unit in the GC3 system and get it activated.
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Can a Honeywell LYNX-R Text or Email Me?
The LYNX-R can’t send text or email messages. However, it can use the Follow Me feature, which will call a phone number and provide the status for the system. The feature is programmed using the *46 command on the system. Learn more about the Follow Me feature on a Honeywell LYNX-R System.
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How Do I Program the Follow Me Feature in a Honeywell L3000?
The Follow Me feature on a Honeywell L3000 System is set up through system programming. The process involves using the system's *46 command. The user will need to provide a phone number and an option to be used with the feature. Learn more about setting up the Follow Me feature on an L3000.
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How to Add User Codes on a LYNX L3000 Panel?
To add or delete users on an L3000 panel, you will need to know the existing Installer Code or the Master Code. With either of these codes, you'll be well on your way to editing the user codes on your L3000. Learn how to add and delete users on a Honeywell L3000 LYNX Plus alarm system.
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What Resistance Should Security System Contacts Have?
The type of resistance used by a security system contact depends upon the type of security panel that is being used. The majority of the hardwired security systems offered from Alarm Grid use 2k resistors. However, there are some exceptions. Learn more about resistors and why they are used.
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What Are The Differences Between Total Connect and Alarm.com?
Both Alarm.com and Total Connect are interactive and can be used remotely. Total Connect is for Honeywell panels, while Alarm.com is for multiple companies.
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Honeywell AD25624 vs Altronix SMP3
The Honeywell AD25624 and the Altronix SMP3 are both external auxiliary power supplies that are used to power security devices. Both devices have an output power of 2.5 amps. However, these external power supplies are used with different transformers. Learn more about these power supplies.
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Does Total Connect Have a Monthly Fee?
Total Connect is a special service that is included as part of certain alarm monitoring plans. Users pay a monthly monitoring fee for their alarm service. As long as they pay their monthly fee, they will continue to receive the Total Connect service. Learn more about Total Connect.
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