Honeywell SIXSMOKE Frequently Asked Questions

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 SiXSmoke to a Lyric Gateway?
Since the Lyric Gateway doesn't provide access to user programming, you must contact your alarm monitoring company to program a SiXSmoke sensor to the device.
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How Do I Program a SiXSMOKE to a Lyric Security System?
Only an alarm company monitoring the Honeywell Lyric Gateway can program a SiXSMOKE to the security system. Learn why this is and how to program a SiXSMOKE.
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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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How Do I Determine the Age of a Honeywell Wireless Smoke Detector?
When Honeywell smokes are made, a date code sticker is affixed to indicate the date when this occurred. Read on and learn how to interpret this date code.
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How do I add a SIXSMOKE to my Lyric?
The Honeywell SIXSMOKE features a Photoelectric Smoke detector, and a Fixed as well as a Rate-of-Rise Heat sensor. See how to add a SIXSMOKE to a Lyric system.
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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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Does the Lyric Gateway Have a Wire Trigger?
Many alarm systems offer a wide variety of outputs, including relays, sirens, and voltage triggers. Find out if the Lyric Gateway supports these features.
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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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