Honeywell Lyric Alarm System Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does a House Alarm Sound For?
The alarm on a security system will sound for as long as the bell timeout is set for. Many panels feature separate timeout settings for fire alarms and burglary alarms. Most panels allow users to easily access these settings through the Installer menu. Learn more about bell timeout settings.
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What Should I Replace My LYNX Plus L3000 Control Panel with?
If you are looking to upgrade from a Honeywell L3000 security panel, we recommend replacing it with a Honeywell Lyric Controller. The Lyric will offer a user-friendly experience, and it will function with all of the existing sensors that were programmed with the L3000. Learn more about the Lyric.
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What Is the Difference Between 5800 Wireless Technology and Z-Wave?
Honeywell 5800 Series wireless sensors primarily consist of security and life-safety devices, while Z-Wave devices are generally for home automation purposes. Z-Wave devices can be controlled remotely using an interactive platform, such as Total Connect. This is not possible for 5800 Series devices.
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How Do I Program a 5802WXT to a Lynx Touch or Lyric Controller?
The 5802WXT wireless panic button can be programmed much in the same way as any other wireless sensor. This involves auto-learning in the serial number of the sensor through the zone programming mode of the panel. From there, adjust the settings for the device, and the 5802WXT will be ready for use.
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What is the Best Smoke Detector for a Honeywell Security System?
The 5808W3 is a fantastic smoke detector for Honeywell Systems. The device includes both a smoke and heat detector, and it can be readily used with any Honeywell panel that is able to connect with 5800 Series wireless devices. When connecting with a Vista panel, a wireless receiver will be required.
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How Do I Get My Alarm Company to Change My Installer Code?
Contacting your alarm company is not needed to change the Installer Code on your panel. An end user is able to change their own Installer Code, assuming they know their current Installer Code. However, simply leaving the Installer Code at its default is the best option for the majority of end users.
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How Much Does Honeywell Total Connect Cost?
Honeywell's Total Connect interactive service does not feature one specific price. The price that a user pays for the service depends upon how much they are charged by their alarm monitoring company. A Honeywell security panel with an internet or cellular connection is required to use Total Connect.
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Are Old Honeywell Hardwired Contacts Compatible w/ Modern Systems?
It is possible to use old Honeywell hardwired contacts with a newer security panel, such as a LYNX Touch or a Lyric Controller. This can be done with a wireless converter, such as the Honeywell 5800C2W. The security devices will connect to the 5800C2W, which will use a wireless zone with the system.
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What is the Best Long-Range, Wireless Indoor Motion Sensor?
For long-range motion detection, the best wireless indoor sensor is arguably the Honeywell 5800PIR-COM. By using its included long-range curtain lens, the device offers an impressive range of 100 by 20 feet. This makes it a great motion sensor for long, narrow areas that require complete protection.
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Should I Change My Installer Code?
Most users find that there is no need for them to change the Installer Code on their security panel. This is because leaving their Installer Code at the default does not present any sort of security risk. Also, changing the Installer Code can lead to confusion and extra hassle for the user later on.
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