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Can I use WIFI as a primary communicator on the LYNX L5100, and a GSM cellular communicator as a backup?

By Petra Paulson A GSM Cellular Communicator is always recommended to be used as a primary communicator for your security system. Cellular Communicators are more reliable than internet (IP) communica

Can the L5100 LYNX Touch support dual-path monitoring?

By Petra Paulson Yes, the L5100 LYNX Touch can support dual-path monitoring. Prior LYNX models, like the L3000 PLUS and the L5000 , didn't allow users to access dual-path monitoring, but with the L51

Can the Lynx Touch L5100 work without Total Connect?

By Petra Paulson Yes, the Lynx Touch L5100  can work without the Total Connect service. The Lynx Touch is an all-in-one control panel and touchscreen keypad with a built-in telephone dialer

Can wired contacts be used with my LYNX Touch?

By Petra Paulson The L5100 does support wired contacts. The L5100's first zone is hardwired and uses only dry contacts.  It has a maximum wire resistance of 2300 ohms (in addition to EOLR) and n

Can you turn off an alarm siren on the L5100?

By Petra Paulson There are two ways to prevent your L5100 from triggering an audible alarm. You can disconnect the siren by removing the white-colored chip from the circuit board. (The chip is attach

Does LYNX Touch 5100 use Z-Wave Motion Detectors?

By Petra Paulson The LYNX 5100  does not use Z-wave motion detectors. However, the LYNX 5100 is able to harness Z-wave technology to improve home automation by giving users control over Z-wave c

Does the Honeywell LYNX L5100 have to be connected to a telephone line?

By Petra Paulson The LYNX Touch L5100 will work without a phone line -- but that requires the user to install either an internet communicator or cellular communicator for the system to be able to sig

Does the L5100 need to have an internet connection?

By Petra Paulson No, the L5100 does not require an internet connection... All it needs to communicate with central station is a standard, copper-wire phone line. However, installing an internet commu

How can I access my Honeywell Lynx L5100 remotely?

By Petra Paulson In order to gain remote access of your Honeywell L5100 Lynx Touch you need to have Honeywell Total Connect service. The installation of an internet communicator and/or a cellular com

How do I change my L5100 installer code?

By Petra Paulson If you know your installer code... From the home screen of your L5100 , click "More", then "Tools." Type your installer code (default: 4112) into the keypad display. In the programmi

How do I change the audio and visual display settings on my LYNX Touch L5100?

By Petra Paulson Adjusting brightness, contrast, and volume... Click "Settings" on your keypad's home screen. Three sliders will appear, marked brightness, contrast, and volume. Click on the slide

How do I connect my smartphone or tablet to the LYNX Touch L5100?

By Petra Paulson Your L5100 must be outfitted with an internet or cellular communicator so it can work with Honeywell's Total Connect Service. To qualify for Total Connect, the L5100 IP Communicator

How do I enable chime mode on the L5100 control panel?

By Petra Paulson Activating Chime Mode... This process works for both the L5100 and the L5000 . Disarm the control panel. Click "settings" on the home screen. Locate "Chime" and touch the "On/Off" ic

How do I get the LYNX Touch L5100 to work with Total Connect?

By Petra Paulson The L5100 requires a service plan and some form of internet or cellular communication to work with Honeywell's Total Connect service. The L5100 only comes with a built-in phone diale

How do I hook up power to the L5100 Control Panel?

By Petra Paulson Getting power to the L5100 is a complicated process, but it can be made easier by using the Honeywell Ademco LT Cable . Why the LT Cable? The LT cable has two spade connectors on one

How do I install the L5100 myself?

By Petra Paulson Installing your L5100 Control Panel can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on your skill level. Determine a mounting location: Find a central area in the house to moun

How do I make my L5100 panel compatible with Z-Wave?

By Petra Paulson Adding a Honeywell L5100-ZWAVE to your L5100 alarm panel will make your system compatible with ZWAVE devices. ZWAVE technology turns your alarm panel into a fully-operational home au

How do I program a duress code on my Honeywell Lynx Touch L5100?

By Petra Paulson Follow these simple instructions to set your L5100 duress code. 1) Select "More" on the home screen of your L5100. 2) Choose "Tools". 3) A new menu will be displayed. Enter your L510

How do I program a hardwired zone on my LYNX Touch L5100?

By Petra Paulson The LYNX Touch L5100 is designed to operate as a wireless control panel, hence its ability to support up to 63 wireless zones. However, it does also support one hardwired zone with 2

How do I program a Honeywell 5877 to my Lynx Touch alarm panel?

By Petra Paulson It's already programmed! But it's not that easy. In order to report the status of your garage door, you must program a transmitter, such as the 5822T tilt sensor or the 5816 door sen