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Are 5800 series wireless sensors compatible with the LYNX Touch L5100?

By Petra Paulson 5800 series wireless sensors are compatible with all the LYNX series control panels , including the L5100 . However, the 5800 series will only work with Honeywell Control Panels ; th

Are all Lockey keyless locks backed by a manufacturer's warranty?

By Petra Paulson Yes, all Lockey keyless locks are backed by a warranty. However, the length of the warranty differs depending on the lock series. 1. All Lockey mechanical locks, like the 2835MG Leve

Are Lockey keyless locks as secure as traditional keyed locks?

By Petra Paulson Yes, Lockey keyless locks are just as secure as keyed locks, and much more convenient. The reason being that most Lockey keyless locks are completely mechanical and thus are unaffect

Are sealed lead-acid batteries rechargeable?

By Petra Paulson Yes, sealed lead-acid (SLA) batteries are completely rechargeable. In fact, when used correctly, most 12 Volt and 6 Volt sealed lead-acid batteries can be discharged/recharged over 1

Are SLA and VLRA batteries the same thing?

By Petra Paulson Yes, SLA (sealed lead acid) batteries and VLRA (Valve Regulated Lead Acid) batteries are two different names for the same thing. Both refer to a fully-rechargeable battery containing

By law, do I have to install a CO detector in every room?

By Petra Paulson No. The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (SB-183) requires that a carbon monoxide detector, like the GE 260-CO , or a carbon monoxide alarm, like the Gentex CO1209 , be insta

Can a high or low ambient temperature hurt the performance of my Sealed Lead-Acid Battery?

By Petra Paulson Absolutely. The ambient temperature of a room or environment can have a huge impact on SLA battery performance. Sealed Lead-Acid batteries are designed to operate at full capacity in

Can a security system also be a Z-Wave controller?

By Petra Paulson The LYNX Touch L5100 is a security panel, keypad, and Z-wave controller all in one. However, the Lynx Touch does require the installation of a  L5100 Z-Wave Module  in orde

Can E-Digital Series Locks be opened with a remote?

By Petra Paulson Yes. E-Digital Series Keyless Locks , like the E910 and the E-ProR , can be locked and unlocked using the E-Remote. The wireless E-Remote is sold separately from the E-Series Locks.

Can Honeywell's wireless sensors be used on metal doors and frames?

By Petra Paulson Yes, they can. Installing the Honeywell 5818MNL recessed door sensor alongside a magnetic wired door contact, such as the Honeywell 947-75TWH or MPS70WGB , will work on most metal do

Can I bend the terminals of my sealed lead-acid (SLA) battery?

By Petra Paulson No, you should never bend the terminals of a sealed lead-acid battery. Sealed Lead-acid (SLA) batteries, like the Casil CA631 or the EnerSys NP4-6 , have terminals bonded to the top

Can I self-monitor my Honeywell Security System?

By Petra Paulson Yes, you can self-monitor your Honeywell security system . Self-monitoring has a clear upside: it's a much cheaper security option, but it comes with the risk of not having a central

Can I take down a window or door sensor without setting off an alarm?

By Petra Paulson It is possible for you to remove a window or door sensor. But don't worry.  You already have to be inside the house to do this.  That means intruders can't just waltz in, r

Can I throw away an old sealed lead acid alarm battery?

By Petra Paulson NO. Doing so is illegal in many states. Sealed Lead Batteries are made up of some environmentally unfriendly components, including lead and electrolytes, that are highly toxic. Recyc

Can I upgrade my hardwired Honeywell panel to wireless?

By Petra Paulson Yes, you can, by installing a new wireless receiver to your existing Honeywell alarm system. Pick one of the two easy-to-follow options below: 1. All you need is a keypad with a buil

Can I watch home security camera video remotely?

By Petra Paulson Yes, you can monitor security camera video remotely using just about any device with internet connection, including a smartphone or tablet computer. The kicker is you need to get Hon

Can LYNX security systems work without monitoring?

By Petra Paulson Yes, LYNX security systems can work without a central monitoring plan. The downside is you will not receive the numerous security benefits that come from having a central monitoring

Can residential Macurco CO Detectors be installed in parking garages?

By Petra Paulson No, residential Macurco CO detectors are not designed to be installed in parking garages. Residential and office CO detectors, like the Macurco CM-E1 , are constructed to meet specif

Can you program Honeywell Control Panels using a Keypad?

By Petra Paulson Honeywell alarm keypads are capable of programming Honeywell alarm panels .   Alphanumeric keypads are suggested because their displays are best suited for basic system programm

Can Z-Wave devices be integrated into a Honeywell security system?

By Petra Paulson Yes, Z-wave devices can be integrated into your security system by using Honeywell keypads, like the Tuxedo Touch and the L5100,  as controllers. Integrating Z-Wave devices into