Honeywell VISTA-128BPT Frequently Asked Questions

Why Is My VISTA-128BPT Armed Stay After Arming Away From TC2?
Firmware 10.0 of the VISTA-128BPT had an error that prevented disabling Auto-Stay Arming for Total Connect 2.0. The issue was fixed in Revision 10.4. Learn how to upgrade to 10.4.
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Can I Add a Honeywell 4219 Zone Expander to a Honeywell VISTA-128BPT?
The Honeywell 4219 cannot be used with polling loop panels like the VISTA-128BPT. Instead, a 4208SN or 4208U can be used for this purpose. Learn about the VISTA-128BPT.
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What is a Partition?
A partition is a separate section of an alarm system that can be controlled independently from other areas of the system. Learn how using partitions can benefit your system.
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How Can I Tell if My System is Wired or Wireless?
There are a few distinctions between wired and wireless alarm systems. Wired panels usually have a metal case and an external keypad. Find out if your system is wired or wireless.
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What Exactly is a Duress Code and a Verbal Duress Code?
When a user enters in a duress code or provides a verbal duress password, the central station operator will know to send immediate dispatch. Learn more about duress codes.
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Which Security System Sensors Work Best for Business Alarm Systems?
Alarm systems in businesses can use the same security sensors that are used with systems in residential locations. Find out which security system sensors work best in businesses.
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How Does a Monitored Alarm System Work?
Any monitored system is able to send out signals that alert others to system events. This is usually done through a cellular or IP connection. Learn more about alarm systems.
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Do I Need a Phone Line for a Home Security System?
Thanks to IP and cellular connectivity, a user does not need a phone line for a home security system. Learn about the communication paths used with alarm systems.
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What is the Total Connect Platform?
Honeywell Systems are able to connect with an interactive service platform called Total Connect. This service is used for various system functions. Learn more about Total Connect.
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Is Z-Wave Compatible with ADT?
Z-Wave can be used with any system as long as it has a Z-Wave controller and the user has a monitoring plan that includes Z-Wave control. Learn more about Z-Wave home automation.
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