Honeywell SiXPIR Frequently Asked Questions

Why Is My SiX Motion Sensor Flashing When My Alarm System Is Disarmed?
A Honeywell SiXPIR Motion Sensor will flash a red LED light when it detects motion while the device is in its walk test mode. The sensor exits this mode after ten (10) minutes). Learn about walk test mode for a SiXPIR.
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Which Response Types Can I Use With the Honeywell SiXPIR?
The SiXPIR has a limited selection of Response Types available. The available options are all Response Types you might use with a motion sensor. Learn about the SiXPIR.
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Why Won't My New SiX Series Device Program Into My Lyric Panel?
Newer SiX Series Sensors have an updated MAC prefix. The new MAC prefix requires that the system is running Firmware MR7 or higher to support it. Learn about the Lyric Controller.
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How Do I Adjust the Sensitivity of My Honeywell SiX Motion Detector?
For a Honeywell SiXPIR Motion Sensor, there are two sensitivity options. Turn pet-immunity off for high-sensitivity, or turn it on for low-sensitivity. Learn about the SiXPIR.
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What is a Walk Test?
You should perform a Walk Test after installing a new motion sensor to make sure it responds properly and won't cause false alarms. Learn about Walk Tests and how they work.
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How Do I Walk Test a SiXPIR?
The easiest way to walk test a SiXPIR is to activate Walk Test Mode from the Lyric Panel. You can also activate it using the flashlight method. Learn how to Walk Test a SiXPIR.
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What is a PIR Motion Sensor?
Passive infrared (PIR) technology is the most common method for detecting motion. This involves looking for changes in infrared energy. Learn about PIR motion sensors.
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Do Cats Set Off Motion Detectors?
Animals can activate motions if they are able to get in their direct field of view. This is usually the result of a poor installation. Learn more about pet-immune motion sensors.
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How Does a Pet-Immune Motion Detector Work?
If a motion detector is pet-immune, it can be set up in a way that it will not activate because of a small animal walking by. Find out more about pet-immune motion detectors.
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Which Sensors are Compatible with the Lyric Alarm System?
The Lyric Security System will support encrypted Honeywell SiX Series Sensors that operate at 2.4 GHz. It will also support sensors that operate at 345 MHz. This includes any Honeywell 5800 Series Sensor and any 2GIG Sensor. Find out which sensors are compatible with the Lyric Controller.
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