Honeywell L5200 Frequently Asked Questions

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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How Do I Backdoor Into Programming on a Honeywell LYNX Touch System if I am Locked Out?
You will know that you are locked out of programming on a LYNX Touch because nothing will happen when you click "Program". Learn how to get into programming if you are locked out.
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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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How Do I Use the Qolsys IQ Siren with a Honeywell LYNX Touch?
A Honeywell LYNX Touch System can support the IQ Siren after an L5100-ZWAVE module has been added. Smart scenes must be created. Learn how to use the IQ Siren with a LYNX Touch.
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How Do I Replace the Battery in a Honeywell L5200 Wireless Alarm System?
To replace the backup battery for an L5200, first open up the panel and disconnect the old battery. You must then remove the battery cover. Learn how to replace the L5200 battery.
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Are There Security Systems Better Than a Honeywell L5200 Alarm System?
While there's nothing wrong with the L5200, there are newer and more advanced systems available. Find out which systems are better than a Honeywell L5200.
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Will Linear's Z-Wave Products Work with Honeywell LYNX Touch Systems?
By adding a Honeywell L5100-ZWAVE Module to a Honeywell LYNX Touch Panel, the system can support Linear Z-Wave devices. Learn how to use Z-Wave with a Honeywell LYNX Touch.
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