Frequently Asked Questions

What Does SIA Mean on a VISTA-P Alarm System?
A panel listed as SIA is complaint with the standards outlined by the Security Industry Association. The standards help to reduce false alarms. Learn about SIA compliant systems.
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How Do I Program an Encore FireFighter FF345 to a 2GIG GC3?
The best way to program an Encore FireFighter FF345 to a 2GIG GC3 is to auto-enroll it. Put the panel in its learn mode, and press the FF345 learn button. Learn about the FF345.
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How Do I Turn Off Arm-Confirm on a 2GIG GC3 Alarm System?
Arm-Confirm on a 2GIG GC3 is Question 19 in Panel Programming. The setting is called "Keyfob Arm/Disarm Confirmation". Learn how to access programming and disable this setting.
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How Do I Turn Off Arm-Confirm on a 2GIG Go!Control Alarm System?
Arm-Confirm can be disabled on a 2GIG GC2 Go!Control by setting Question 74 in programming to (0) Disabled. Learn about the Arm-Confirm setting on a GC2 and how to configure it.
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What Is the Best Wireless Recessed Door/Window Alarm Contact?
Wireless recessed door and windows contacts are great for users who want an aesthetically pleasing installation. Learn which recessed contacts are the best ones from Alarm Grid.
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How Do I Deactivate My Alarm System?
You must deactivate your system with your existing alarm company if you want to bring it to a new company. New equipment may be needed. Learn how to deactivate your alarm system.
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Smoke Detector vs. Heat Detector
A smoke detector responds to the presence of smoke. A heat detector responds to unusually high temperatures. Both indicate that there is a fire. Learn about fire-safety products.
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How Do I Backdoor Into Programming on a Honeywell LYNX Touch System if I am Locked Out?
You will know that you are locked out of programming on a LYNX Touch because nothing will happen when you click "Program". Learn how to get into programming if you are locked out.
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What Do the Lights Mean on a Honeywell 7847i?
The best way to determine the current status for a 7847i is to check which LED lights are displayed. The three lights are green, yellow and red. Learn about the Honeywell 7847i.
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What Do the Lights Mean on a Honeywell iGSMV4G?
The iGSMV4G has three lights. The green light shows status. The yellow light indicates a message transmission. The red light shows a communication fault. Learn about the iGSMV4G.
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