IQ Panel 2 Kits Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Use the Smart Start Feature on the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus?
The Qolsys Smart Start feature on the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus allows you to add automation devices by scanning a QR code. Learn about this useful automation feature.
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Can I Use a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 w/ a Service Other than Alarm.com?
Alarm.com is the exclusive monitoring and automation service for use with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2. You cannot use a different service. Learn about the IQ2 and Alarm.com.
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How Do I Activate a System for Monitoring with Alarm Grid?
There are many things you can do as an end user to make sure that your activation goes as smoothly as possible. Learn how to activate a system for alarm monitoring service.
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How Do I Get Sensors On All Partitions to Sound On a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus?
By default, only sensors assigned to Partition 1 will produce sounds when faulted. You must enable sounds for all partitions. Learn about IQ Panel 2 Plus partitions.
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Why Can’t I Get Into Programming On My Partitioned IQ Panel 2 Plus?
Setting up partitions on the IQ Panel 2 Plus will change the way that you access system programming. Learn how to access programming on an IQ Panel 2 Plus that is using partitions.
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Why Would I Want a Wireless Alarm System Over a Wired Alarm System?
Most DIY users will ultimately want a wireless system over a wired one. Wireless systems are easier to install and use on a daily basis. Find out why wireless systems are great.
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Will Interlogix/GE Sensors Work on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 is designed to work with wireless security sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. Since Interlogix and GE Sensors operate at this frequency, they can interface with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2. Learn more about which security sensors can be used with this alarm system.
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How Do I Connect My Qolsys IQ Panel 2 to a Garage Door?
A Qolsys IQ Panel 2 can connect with a Z-Wave garage door controller. This will allow the panel to open and close a garage door, and the panel will show whether the garage door is opened or closed. This can also be done using the Alarm.com service. Learn more about Z-Wave garage door controllers.
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What Is the Best No-Contract Alarm System for a House?
There are several alarm systems that are great for use in houses. We advise choosing a wireless system due to their overall ease of use and versatility. The choice of which system to use largely comes down to preference. All of our systems are no-contract. Learn more about choosing an alarm system.
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Qolsys IQ Panel 2 vs 2GIG GC3
The IQ Panel 2 is the flagship panel from Qolsys, while the GC3 is the latest offering from 2GIG. Both wireless systems will make for an excellent centerpiece to any security setup, with each possessing similar features. But which one is considered better? Continue reading to find out.
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