Business Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get Remote Access to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A user can gain remote access to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 by using the Alarm.com interactive service. This requires a cellular monitoring plan. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2.
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Can a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Do Home Automation w/o Monitoring?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 can be used as local controller for Z-Wave home automation devices. This can be done even without monitoring. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Connect a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 to Phone Line Monitoring?
Phone line monitoring service cannot be used with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2, but it can use a dual-path setup that features cellular and WIFI. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2.
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Can I Change the Volume of a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The volume for an IQ Panel 2 can be changed from within Advanced Settings. There are volume options for voices, chimes and media. Learn how to adjust the volume for an IQ Panel 2.
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Does the Honeywell 5800C2W Work w/ the Lyric Controller?
The 5800C2W is a Honeywell 5800 Series Device. As such, it can be used with the Lyric Controller to support hardwired sensors. Learn more about the Honeywell 5800C2W.
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How Do I Change the Date and Time on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The date and time can be changed on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 by accessing system Dealer Settings. The Dealer Code is required. Learn how to change the date and time for the system.
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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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