Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Learn the DSC PG9929 Key Fob to the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus?
The DSC PG9929 Key Fob communicates at a frequency of 915 MHz. This makes it compatible with any IQ Panel 2 that has a PowerG Daughtercard. Learn how to program a DSC PG9929.
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What Does the Yellow Light Mean on a GSMX4G?
The GSMX4G has various lights that indicate certain status and conditions. The yellow light indicates that data is being transmitted. Learn about the GSMX4G Communicator.
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What is the Difference Between a Wireless Receiver and a Wireless Sensor?
Wireless sensors send out signals to wireless receivers. A system needs a wireless receiver to support wireless sensors. Learn about wireless receivers and wireless sensors.
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Can 2GIG Sensors Work w/ a Lyric Alarm System?
Any Honeywell Lyric running firmware version MR3 or higher can support 2GIG Sensors. The system can also use 5800 Series Sensors and SiX Series Sensors. Learn about the Lyric.
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Which Alarm System will Alert Me when Temperatures Drop?
If you want to be alerted when the temperatures drop to near-freezing levels, then you should program temperature sensors with your system. Learn more about temperature sensors.
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Is the L5210 Better than the L7000?
While the Honeywell L5210 and the Honeywell L7000 are both very similar systems, the L7000 is actually the superior option. Learn about the Honeywell LYNX Touch Panels.
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Which Alarm System Works w/ a Honeywell IS335 Motion Sensor?
The Honeywell IS335 is a hardwired motion sensor that works with many alarm systems. It uses 2 wires for power and 2 wires for data. Learn about the Honeywell IS335 Motion Sensor.
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Can I Update the Firmware on a 2GIG GC3 Alarm System?
Upgrading the firmware on a 2GIG GC3 can be necessary for unlocking certain features and functions. You can upgrade for free using a USB drive. Learn to upgrade 2GIG GC3 firmware.
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How Do I Self-Monitor a VISTA P-Series System?
Self-monitoring means that all system alerts are sent to the end user via text and/or email. The VISTA-P is not connected with a monitoring station. Learn about self-monitoring.
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How Do I Add a Qolsys Image Sensor to the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A Qolsys Image Sensor can be enrolled with a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 after an IQ Card-IS has been installed. Learn how to successfully pair an Image Sensor with the IQ Panel 2.
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