Frequently Asked Questions

Honeywell L5200 vs L5210
The LYNX touch systems are wireless alarm and home automation panels. The L5200 and L5210 are both LYNX Touch series panels. Learn about the two panels here.
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Will the VISTAs Work with the 4G Networks?
VISTA alarm systems can work with 4G cellular networks. There are five 4G cellular communicators available for the systems. Learn which one is right for you.
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Will Wired Sensors Work on Any Alarm Panel?
Wired sensors have different properties which may make them compatible or not compatible with an alarm system. Find out if wired sensors work with your system!
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Can I Change the Rev Chip on a Vista 21iP?
While you can upgrade the prom chip in a Vista-21iP, it may not always be advantageous to do so. Find out when you should, or shouldn’t upgrade the chip.
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Can VISTA Systems Use the 6160RF and Wireless Receivers?
Vista panels support hardwired and wireless expansion. Receivers can be stand alone, or built into a keypad. Learn about using the 6160RF with a Vista System.
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How Do I Enable the GSMVLP4G on my Honeywell L3000?
Once the GSMVLP4G has been physically installed, you must enable it in programming. Learn how to enable cellular alarm communication on the LynxPlus.
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How Do I Remove the VISTA 20P Expansion Module?
The Vista-20P supports both Wireless and Wired Zone Expansion. Learn how you can remove an expansion module and clear any trouble message this causes.
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How Do I Change the Battery on an FG-1625?
The Honeywell FG-1625 is a hardwired glass break detector , and as such, doesn't use batteries. Learn more about wiring and testing the Honeywell FG-1625 here.
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Will the Antenna for a 7845 Work on a 4G Radio?
The Honeywell 7845i is an internet communicator for Vista panels that has no antenna. 4G Vista radios can have an antenna added. Learn about Vista antennas.
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How Do I Connect a Lyric Alarm to WIFI?
The Lyric Controller comes with a built-in WIFI communicator, which can be used to communicate to central station. See how to connect your Lyric to WIFI.
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