Honeywell L5100 Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a User to a Honeywell L5100?
The L5100 can support up to 16 different codes. This includes an Installer Code, a Master Code and 14 additional secondary codes. Learn how to add users to an L5100.
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Are There Security Systems Better Than a Honeywell L5100 Alarm System?
There are many wireless systems that are superior to the Honeywell L5100 in every way possible. But many people still use the L5100. Find out how the L5100 Alarm System stacks up.
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Will an L5100 Work with a Z-Wave Thermostat?
Once an L5100-ZWAVE has been added to a Honeywell L5100, the system will be able to support Z-Wave thermostats. Learn about the Honeywell L5100 and the L5100-ZWAVE module.
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What is the Total Connect Platform?
Honeywell Systems are able to connect with an interactive service platform called Total Connect. This service is used for various system functions. Learn more about Total Connect.
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Which Systems Can Alarm Grid Take Over?
Alarm Grid will support any alarm system that we can take over. To take over a system, the user may need to know the panel's Installer Code and/or Master Code. In some situations, the user will need to replace the system's communicator. Learn more about what systems we can take over.
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Honeywell Lyric Controller vs. Honeywell LYNX Touch Systems
Honeywell is known for making great wireless all-in-one alarm panels. These panels include the new Lyric Controller and the LYNX Touch Systems. All of these panels operate in a similar manner. However, the Lyric is newer and more robust than the LYNX Touch Systems. Learn more about these panels.
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Honeywell LYNX Touch & LYNX Plus vs. VISTA systems
Check out our breakdown of the differences between the LYNX Touch and Plus wireless alarm panels vs. VISTA wired security systems
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Can My Honeywell LYNX Touch Security System Send Me a Text Message When Triggered?
A user is capable of receiving text messages regarding their Honeywell LYNX Touch Security System. These text messages are sent from Total Connect. This is an interactive service that syncs with the user's Honeywell security system. Learn more about receiving text alerts from Total Connect.
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Can an L5000, L5100, L5200, L5210 or L7000 Work Together?
All of the Honeywell Lynx Touch panels are independent systems that are not designed to work with one another. If a user is looking to add an additional access point for their Lynx Touch panel, they can use a 5828 Keypad. This will give them a secondary location for arming and disarming their panel.
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Where is the Power Button on the L5100?
While there is no power button on an L5100, it is possible to reboot the panel. You can also turn it off by removing its power supply and backup battery.
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