Honeywell SiXPIR Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Prevent Pets from Setting off My Motion Detectors?
It can be very troubling when a pet sets off your motion detector. When this happens, it can cause costly false alarms and major inconveniences the end user. Luckily, most sensors can be adjusted to prevent this from happening. Learn how to prevent pets from setting off your motion detectors.
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How Do Alarm Sensors Communicate?
The method that an alarm sensor uses to communicate with the panel varies depending upon the type of sensor. Common communication methods include a wireless RF signal, a hardwired connection and WIFI communication. Continue reading to learn more.
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How Do I Perform a Walk Test on a Honeywell Lyric Controller?
A walk test can be performed on a Honeywell Lyric Controller by putting the system into walk test mode and then faulting any sensor that you want to test.
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How Do I Program a SiXPIR to the Lyric Gateway?
In order to enroll a SiXPIR with a Lyric Gateway system, you must contact your alarm monitoring company and have them put the Lyric Gateway into learn mode.
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Do Wireless Motion Detectors Work Through Window Glass?
Most RF motion detectors use PIR (passive infrared) technology, which cannot "see" through glass . To learn more, check out the rest of this article.
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Can Apartment Dwellers Install a Security System?
Yes, installing a wireless, self contained security system makes it easy for apartment dwellers to do. Find out why a wireless security system is ideal
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Why do my pets trigger my pet immune motions detectors?
Pet immune motion detectors have limitations and require special consideration before installation. Learn more about using motions when you have pets!
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Will Curtain Movement Set off Infrared Motion Sensors?
Moving but otherwise inanimate objects, like curtains, in an empty room can activate an infrared motion sensor, causing a false alarm. Read on to find out why.
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How Long Does a CR123 Last In Honeywell Sensors?
The CR123 is a lithium battery which is used in several different Honeywell wireless sensors. See the expected battery life for several of those sensors here.
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How do I enter walk test mode on my Lyric Gateway?
Learn how to enter walk test mode on the Lyric Gateway
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