Honeywell L5200 Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Reset the Master Code for a LYNX Touch System?
If you can get into programming on a LYNX Touch System, then you can reset the Master Code back to its default of 1234. Learn how to reset the Master Code for a LYNX Touch System.
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How Do I Upgrade a Honeywell LYNX Touch to Use LTE?
The Honeywell LYNX Touch L5200, L5210, and L7000 Systems can all be upgraded to use LTE communication. Learn how to upgrade your LYNX Touch to LTE for greater reliability.
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Can I Update the Firmware On a Honeywell L5200 Alarm System?
Any Honeywell LYNXTOUCH-MSD Firmware Updater Tool manufactured after October 2019 will work with a Honeywell L5200 System. Learn how to update a Honeywell L5200.
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How Does RF Supervision Work On a Honeywell LYNX Touch System?
Honeywell 5800 Sensors check-in every 70 to 90 minutes. The LYNX Touch must receive a signal at least once every 12 hours or RF supervision loss will occur. Read on to learn more.
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Where Can I Download the Latest Firmware for the Honeywell L5200 Alarm System?
The L5200 can be updated by using the LYNXTOUCH-MSD Firmware Updater Tool. AlarmNet will view the L5200 as an L5210 System after the latest update. Learn about updating an L5200.
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How Do I Find the Firmware Revision for My Honeywell LYNX Touch System?
The firmware for a Honeywell LYNX Touch can be found within the Test Menu of the Master Tools Menu. It will be displayed at the top of the screen. Learn how to use the LYNX Touch.
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What Is the Difference Between Arm Stay and Arm Instant?
When you set your system to Arm Instant, it will ignore any Entry Delay Periods. This means that an Entry/Exit Zone will cause an immediate alarm. Learn about system arming modes.
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How Do I Use Resideo's New LynxTouch-MSD tool to Update my LynxTouch Panel?
Power the panel down. With the current firmware on the SD card, load the card into the tool. Attach it to the panel's edge connector, and power up. Learn to update the LynxTouch.
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Is a Brinks Door Sensor Compatible with a Honeywell L5200?
Brinks is a security company that uses a variety of different equipment. Rebranded Honeywell wireless sensors should be able to work with an L5200. Learn about security sensors.
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How Do I Turn Off Arm-Confirm on a Honeywell L5200 Alarm System?
The Honeywell L5200 has an Arm-Confirm setting that can be used to produce a quick, loud tone when Arming Away using a key fob and/or keypad. Learn about the Arm-Confirm setting.
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