Honeywell VISTA-21iP Frequently Asked Questions

What is User 01 Assigned to on a Honeywell VISTA 21iP?
On a Honeywell VISTA 21iP, user slot 01 is assigned to the Installer Code. This code cannot be deleted from the system, but it can be edited. Learn about the VISTA 21iP Installer Code.
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How Do You Address a Honeywell Alarm Keypad?
All Honeywell Alarm Keypads must be addressed before you can use them. This is done through system programming. Learn how to address your Honeywell Alarm Keypad.
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How Many Zones Does a VISTA-21iP Have?
A Honeywell VISTA-21iP Security System will support up to 48 total zones. Of these zones, 40 can be wireless through the use of a wireless receiver. Learn about the VISTA-21iP.
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Can I Change the Honeywell VISTA 21iP’s PROM Chip?
Honeywell offers the V21iPUPG, which allows an older VISTA 21iP to use Total Connect 2.0 if an external communicator is added. Find out if you can change the VISTA 21iP PROM Chip.
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How Do I Connect My VISTA 21iP to Alexa?
A Honeywell VISTA 21iP can be operated with an Amazon Alexa device through Total Connect 2.0. The TC2 Alexa Skill must be enabled. Learn how to connect a VISTA 21iP with Alexa.
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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 Is the Best Keypad for a VISTA-15P, 20P, 21iP?
If a user needs to choose a single keypad for their VISTA System, their best option is usually the Honeywell 6160RF. Find out why the 6160RF is the best keypad for a VISTA System.
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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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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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