DIY Wireless Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a Hardwire Zone to a DSC Impassa?
Hardwired sensors can be added to a DSC Impassa System using an RE508X Universal Wired to Wireless Converter. Learn how to use an RE508X with a DSC Impassa Control Panel.
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What Is Alarm.com?
Many security systems will connect with Alarm.com so that they can be operated remotely. Learn more about the Alarm.com interactive service and its exciting features.
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How Do I Add Additional User Codes to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
Adding additional users to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 will allow additional user codes to be used with the system. Learn more about user management on the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 System.
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Is Z-Wave Compatible with ADT?
Z-Wave can be used with any system as long as it has a Z-Wave controller and the user has a monitoring plan that includes Z-Wave control. Learn more about Z-Wave home automation.
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How Do I Add a DSC WS4945 Contact to a DSC Impassa?
A DSC WS4945 is added to a DSC Impassa by putting the system in enrollment mode and then activating the sensor tamper cover. Learn how to enroll contacts with the Impassa.
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How Do I Add a VERSA-DSC Contact to a DSC Impassa?
To add a VERSA-DSC Contact to a DSC Impassa, first enter wireless enrollment mode. Then activate the sensor's tamper cover. Learn how to enroll sensors to the DSC Impassa.
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How Do Cellular Home Security Systems Work?
Cellular service is arguably the best way for a security system to send outbound communication signals. Find out more about cellular security systems and how they work.
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How Do I Arm My Alarm System?
The process for arming an alarm system differs between wireless and hardwired systems. Both system types follow a simple process. Learn how to arm your alarm system.
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How Do I Disarm My DSC Alarm System?
There are three main ways to disarm a DSC Alarm System. It can be done from the panel, from a key fob, or from Alarm.com. Learn how to disarm a DSC Alarm System.
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How Many Hardwired Zones Are On a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The IQ Panel 2 has two inputs for normally closed hardwired devices. Additional hardwired devices can be added using a wired to wireless converter. Learn more about IQ Panel 2.
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