Home Automation Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Best Z-Wave Compatible Security System?
For optimal Z-Wave functionality, we recommend using a Z-Wave Plus controller. Both the IQ Panel 2 Plus and 2GIG GC3 offer Z-Wave Plus. Find out which Z-Wave alarm system to use.
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What is Z-Wave Plus?
One of the most popular wireless protocols today is Z-Wave Plus. This communication protocol is commonly used with smart home devices. Learn more about Z-Wave Plus.
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Is SmartThings Compatible with Z-Wave?
A SmartThings hub is capable of supporting Z-Wave smart home devices. A security panel can be paired as a secondary Z-Wave controller. Learn more about home automation.
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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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Can I Make a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 a Secondary Z-Wave Controller?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 includes an integrated Z-Wave Plus controller for operating Z-Wave smart home devices. It can be a secondary controller, but this will negate the ability to control devices from Alarm.com. Learn more about using Z-Wave smart home devices with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Set Up Automation on My Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 includes a built-in Z-Wave Plus controller for operating Z-Wave automation devices. To set up automation, you must program Z-Wave devices with the system. Z-Wave devices can be controlled from the panel or from Alarm.com. Learn how to set up automation on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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Is a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Z-Wave Compatible?
The IQ Panel 2 includes an integrated Z-Wave Plus controller for operating Z-Wave home automation devices. Up to 119 different Z-Wave devices can be programmed. Z-Wave devices can be controlled from the panel or from Alarm.com. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 and Z-Wave automation.
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What is the Best Wired LCD Keypad?
If you are looking for the best wired LCD keypad, then you should look no further than the Honeywell Tuxedo Touch WIFI. The Tuxedo can control your security system, and supports Z-Wave device control. All of these features are available in an exciting, user-friendly color touchscreen.
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How Do I Turn Off My Lights when I Arm Away on My Honeywell Alarm System?
In order to automatically turn off your lights when you set your security panel to Arm Away, you will need to set up an automated Z-Wave scene with the panel.
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How Do I Set Up Automation on my Honeywell L7000?
Users can set up home automation on the Honeywell L7000 after they have purchased the Honeywell L5100Zwave module. Learn to install a L5100Zwave module to a L7000.
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