Home Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Connect to the DSC Impassa w/ an iPad?
An iPad can use the Alarm.com Mobile App to control a DSC Impassa. This app can be downloaded for free from the App Store. Learn how to use an iPad with the DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Connect an iPhone to a DSC Impassa?
A DSC Impassa that is connected with Alarm.com can be controlled using an iPhone. This is done with the Alarm.com Mobile App. Learn how to control a DSC Impassa with an iPhone.
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How Do I Add a DSC Impassa to My Local WIFI?
A DSC Impassa cannot connect with a WIFI network. Instead, we recommend using a cellular connection with the system. Learn about the possible communication paths for the Impassa.
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How Do I Connect a TG-1 Express to my Older Legacy Panel?
The Telguard TG-1 Express mounts near the panel. It connects to the power and phone terminals of the panel. Learn how to connect the TG-1 Express to a legacy panel.
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Will 2GIG Sensors Work On a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa accepts wireless sensors that operate at 433 MHz. Since 2GIG Sensors operate at 345 MHz, they cannot be used. Find out which sensors will work with the Impassa.
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How Do I Add Additional User Codes to a DSC Impassa?
New user codes can be added to a DSC Impassa using the system's Master Code. The system will support up to 16 user codes. Learn how to add user codes to a DSC Impassa.
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Can I Use a DSC Impassa w/o Monitoring?
A DSC Impassa System can technically be used without monitoring service. But its functionality will be extremely limited. Find out why monitoring is important for a DSC Impassa.
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Can a DSC Impassa Do Home Automation w/o Monitoring?
It is impossible to do home automation on a DSC Impassa without monitoring service. Z-Wave control is built into the cellular communicator. Learn more about home automation.
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How Do I Add a Wireless Zone to a DSC Impassa?
A wireless zone is added to a DSC Impassa by putting the panel into enrollment mode and then activating the sensor. Then configure the settings. Learn how to set up a DSC Impassa.
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Will Total Connect Work w/ a DSC Impassa?
A DSC Impassa cannot be used with Total Connect. The Total Connect service is for Honeywell Panels only. But the DSC Impassa can access Alarm.com. Learn more about Alarm.com.
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