Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Reset a Honeywell Camera to its Default Settings?
To reset a Honeywell camera to its default settings, press and hold the camera's reset button for 12 seconds. A paperclip may be required to access the button.
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Why Does My Security System Need a Honeywell 5800RP?
A wireless Honeywell security system needs a Honeywell 5800RP to extend the range of its radio frequency. This can solve issues such as RF supervision loss.
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What is the Difference Between a 5816WMWH and a 5816?
The difference between a 5816WMWH and 5816 is that the 5816WMWH includes a magnet whereas the 5816 does not. The magnet can be used with the internal reed switch to monitor status of a door or window.
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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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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 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 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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