Business Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Use a DSC Impassa w/o Monitoring?
A DSC Impassa System can technically be used without monitoring service. But its functionality will be extremely limited. Find out why monitoring is important for a DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Add Additional User Codes to a DSC Impassa?
New user codes can be added to a DSC Impassa using the system's Master Code. The system will support up to 16 user codes. Learn how to add user codes to a DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Change the Date or Time on a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa features a special menu for setting the date and time. This menu can be accessed from the main screen. Find out how to change the Impassa date and time.
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Will 2GIG Sensors Work On a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa accepts wireless sensors that operate at 433 MHz. Since 2GIG Sensors operate at 345 MHz, they cannot be used. Find out which sensors will work with the Impassa.
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Will Alarm.com Work w/ a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa can access Alarm.com once a cellular communicator is installed and the system receives cellular monitoring. Find out how to connect a DSC Impassa to Alarm.com.
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How Long Is an Alarm Contract?
The length of an alarm contract is determined by the alarm monitoring company and agreed upon by the end user. At Alarm Grid, we are a no-contract monitoring company, and we do not lock our customers into any sort of contract. Learn more about why alarm contracts are a major hassle.
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Honeywell vs 2GIG vs Qolsys
Honeywell, 2GIG and Qolsys are three different manufacturers of security systems. Each of these companies produces outstanding panels that are designed for use with alarm monitoring service. Let's take a closer look at Honeywell, 2GIG and Qolsys and see what each company has to offer.
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What Is the Best Small Business Security System?
There are several things to look for in a small business security system. We recommend choosing a wireless panel for overall ease of use. A system with a cellular communication path is also advised. This will ensure maximum reliability. Learn more about choosing a small business security system.
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What Is the Best DIY Business or Home Security System?
There are many great DIY security panel for businesses and homes. The best one depends upon the needs of the user. Many users find the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 to be a great DIY system. However, a VISTA Panel might work better if multiple partitions are needed. Learn more about choosing a security panel.
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What Does Qolsys Mean?
Qolsys is a security company that is best known for their IQ Panel 2 security system. The company chose the name "Qolsys" because it is short for "Quality of Life Systems". It shows the commitment of Qolsys to always provide top-quality security systems. Learn more about Qolsys and their name.
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