DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Activate the Chime on a DSC Impassa?
Chime mode on a DSC Impassa can be toggled by either pressing and holding the "Chime" button for two seconds or entering the command [*] [4]. Learn more about the DSC Impassa.
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Can I Arm/Disarm a DSC Impassa From My Phone?
If a DSC Impassa is connected with Alarm.com, then a user will be able to arm and disarm their system from their phone. Discover more about the DSC Impassa and Alarm.com.
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Can I Connect an iPhone to a DSC Impassa?
An iPhone can connect with a DSC Impassa using the Alarm.com service. The Alarm.com Mobile App must be downloaded from the Apple App Store. Learn more about the DSC Impassa.
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Can I Connect an Android Phone to a DSC Impassa?
An Android Phone can control a DSC Impassa using the Alarm.com Mobile App. This app is available for free download from the Google Play Store. Learn more about the DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Change the Volume of a DSC Impassa?
The volume menu on a DSC Impassa is accessed by pressing [*] [6] [Master Code]. The volume is then adjusted using the arrows. Find out how to adjust the volume on a DSC Impassa.
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Does the DSC Impassa Support Partitions?
The DSC Impassa does not provide support for multiple partitions. A user will need a different alarm system to use partitions. Learn more about the DSC Impassa System.
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Can a DSC Impassa be Self-Monitored?
It is possible to do self-monitoring with a DSC Impassa. The system will need to be connected with Alarm.com to make this possible. Learn how to self-monitor a DSC Impassa.
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How do I Use the 2GIG Easy Updater Tool to Update a GC2 Panel?
First, verify the GC2 has Firmware version 1.5 or later. Next, power down, and connect the Updater Tool to the GC2. Finally, power up, and press "Start". Learn to update the GC2.
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How Do I Upgrade My 2GIG GC3 to an LTE Communicator?
To upgrade the communicator on the 2GIG GC3, choose "Cell Radio Swap" from Settings. Tap "Begin", and follow the on-screen instructions. Learn to update the GC3 communicator.
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How Do I Upgrade My 2GIG GC2 to an LTE Communicator?
To upgrade the 2GIG GC2 to an LTE communicator, you must remove the old communicator. Then install the new one, and register it. Read on to learn about upgrading the 2GIG GC2.
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