Honeywell L5100 Frequently Asked Questions

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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What is the Difference Between a Master Code and a Normal User Code?
A master code has the ability to add, edit, and delete other user codes. It can never deleted, only edited. A user code can only arm, disarm, and bypass.
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How Do I Program a Window Sensor to a Honeywell L5100?
A window sensor can be programmed into an L5100 through the zone programming menu of the panel. You will need the panel's installer code to access this menu.
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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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