Finding the Serial Number on a Honeywell Key Fob

[ALARM GRID SOUND INTRO] Hi, DIYers. I’m Jorge from Alarm Grid. Today, I want to be going over how to get the serial number of your Honeywell key fob. Now first of all, what is a key fob? So the key fobs are these devices here. Usually, you see these linked into your car keys,…

Lyric SIXGB: Installation to Wall

Hi, DIYers. Sterling with Alarm Grid here, and today we’re going to show you how to install a Honeywell SIXGB, which is the Honeywell wireless glass break detector that’s used with the Honeywell Lyric security system. The SIXGB is a SIX series sensor. It is not a 5800 series device, which is the traditional wireless…

Reasons Why the Wired Alarm Contact on a Door May Not Work

[SWOOSH] [CLICK] Hi, DORs. Joe from Alarm Grid. And today, we’re going to talk about why you’re wired door or window contact may have stopped working. I have one of those right here. And just to go over how these work– this is the contact side. This is the magnet side for this particular model….

The Value of a LYNX Touch System Without Monitoring

[MUSIC PLAYING] Hi [? DRRs. ?] Joey here from Alarm Grid. And today, we’re going to talk about what value there is in having a LYNX panel installed in your home without monitoring on it. First, I’m going to just go over some of the more common panels that you may run into. There are…

Linking a Honeywell Lyric Alarm System to HomeKit

Hey DIYers. I’m Jorge from Alarm Grid. Today we’re going to be going over how to connect your Honeywell Lyric, well Resideo now to Apples HomeKit app. Now what HomeKit is, it’s an app that you can download on your iOS device, whether it’s an iPhone, a tablet. And with the HomeKit app, you actually…

The Keypad Tamper Lockout Feature on the Lyric Security System

Hi DIYers. Joe from Alarm Grid, and today I want to talk about the keypad lockout feature on a Lyric security system. The keypad lockout features is a pretty straightforward feature. Basically what it does is locks the keypad if too many buttons are pressed that are not valid. If 30 button entries are entered…

Properly Testing a PowerG Smoke Detector

Hi, DIYers. Joe here from Alarm Grid, and today we’re going to talk about how to properly test your Power G smoke detector. So the first thing we’re going to do today is we’re on our program this wireless Power G Smoke to our Qualys IQ2. Now we’re going to use some can smoke to…

Self-Monitoring an Alarm.com Security System

Hey DIYers, this is Jarrett with Alarm Grid here. Today, we’re going to be discussing if you can self-monitor an Alarm.com security system. The answer is, yes, you can self-monitor an Alarm.com security system. But you will need a panel that does have an Alarm.com communicator installed. Now normally the Alarm.com communicators are cellular communicators…