DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a Qolsys IQ Remote To The IQ Panel 2 In Access Point Mode?
Turn on AP Mode in the Qolsys IQ Panel 2. Set the SSID and Password, and join the IQ Remote to this network. Finally, pair the IQ Remote with the Panel and verify operating range.
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Can I Update the Lyric Controller Through the USB Port?
Yes, the Lyric Controller can be updated through the USB port located on the bottom of the unit. Keep reading to learn about updating the Lyric Security System.
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How Do I Add a User to a Honeywell L5100?
The L5100 can support up to 16 different codes. This includes an Installer Code, a Master Code and 14 additional secondary codes. Learn how to add users to an L5100.
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How Do I Program a Duress Code to my DSC Impassa?
To program a Duress Code to the DSC Impassa, first add in the appropriate code. Then apply the attribute for Duress. Learn more about adding a Duress Code to the DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Change the Battery in My Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
To change the IQ Panel 2 battery, the user must open the system and unplug and remove the old battery. The new battery can then be secured. Learn to change the IQ Panel 2 battery.
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What Happens On My Lyric Controller When AC Power Goes Out?
When AC power is lost on a Lyric Security System, certain features go dormant in order to conserve battery life. Learn more about how the Lyric System behaves during power loss.
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Is a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Zigbee Compatible?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 has limited functionality with Zigbee. By adding an IQ Card-IS daughtercard, the system can support Zigbee Image Sensors. Learn more about the IQ Card-IS.
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How Do I Enable the Built-In Glass Break Zone for the IQ Panel 2?
The IQ Panel 2 has a built-in glass break detector that triggers an alarm if activated while the system is armed. Learn how to enable the internal glass break for the IQ Panel 2.
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Can I Arm or Disarm a VISTA 20P Monitored Over Phone Line Remotely?
To arm or disarm a Honeywell System remotely, the system needs access to Total Connect. This cannot be done using a phone line alone. Learn more about the Total Connect service.
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How Much is Alarm Grid Security Per Month?
The cost of a monitoring plan from Alarm Grid depends on the features that the user receives. The most popular plan is $35 per month. Find out the price of alarm monitoring.
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