Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Program a 4193SN to a VISTA-128BPT, 250BPT, or VISTA-50?
The Vista-128BPT and similar panels use a polling loop for wired expansion. In zone programming, use input type to identify zones. Learn to program a 4193SN.
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Lyric Gateway vs 2GIG GC3
The Gateway and the 2GIG are different all-in-one systems. The Gateway lacks integrated digital display, and must be monitored by a Honeywell dealer. Read on.
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How Loud is the Honeywell L5210's Internal Siren?
The L5210 has a voice-enabled siren built-in which sounds at 85 decibels for all alarm events. However, it can be shut off. Learn about the L5210's siren.
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Is the Tuxedo Touch a System?
The Honeywell Tuxedo Touch is not a standalone security system. It is an external touchscreen keypad and Z-Wave controller designed for use with Honeywell VISTA Panels. However, it can be used as a standalone home automation system for local use only. Learn more about the Tuxedo Touch.
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Is the GSMV4G Compatible w/ a VISTA 21ip Panel?
The GSMV4G is compatible with the VISTA 21ip, but it's not the recommended cell communicator to use with the system. Learn which cell communicator to use.
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Is An Alarm System w/o Monitoring Useful?
An alarm system without monitoring could be useful. It would still function and trigger alarms, but the user needs to be on site to know. Read on to learn more.
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How Do I Install a Lyric Gateway Cellular Communicator?
A cellular communicator easily installs in the cellular expansion bay in the Honeywell Lyric Gateway system. Learn how to install a cellular communicator.
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Where Can I Buy a 2GIG CO Detector?
It's recommended that users buy a 2GIG CO Detector from any certified 2GIG dealer. To learn why to buy the 2GIG CO3-345 directly from a certified dealer, read on.
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How Do I Set Up Night Stay Zones on a Lyric Gateway?
An alarm company who is monitoring the Lyric Gateway can configure motion zones to have the Night Stay attribute. Learn how to setup Night Stay Zones.
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How Do I Turn On the Backlight on a Honeywell 6150 Keypad?
The Honeywell 6150 fixed English keypad's backlight is always on. A user can activate it by pressing any key on the keypad. Learn about Honeywell's backlights.
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