Frequently Asked Questions

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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Can Multiple 6160 Keypads be Daisy Chained Together?
It is possible to use multiple Honeywell 6160 Keypads that are daisy chained together. This will allow the user to use multiple 6160 Keypads with the same wired panel. This is great for users who want to have multiple access points for their Honeywell VISTA Panel. Learn more about the 6160 Keypad.
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How Do I Update the Firmware on my SIXFOB?
The firmware on a SiXFOB can be updated in a relatively simple process. You will need the Master Code for the system to complete the process. The firmware for the SiXFOB is upgraded through the advanced settings menu on the Lyric Controller. Learn more about updating the SiXFOB firmware.
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Can I Disable the Sound of a Honeywell 6150 Keypad?
The 6150 has a piezo-electric sounder rather than a speaker and can't be disconnected. You can suppress some sounds via programming. Read on to learn more!
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