Lights Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Control Lights w/ a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The control option for Z-Wave lights is readily accessible from the main screen of the Qolsys IQ Panel 2. Simply swipe the screen until you reach the menu for controlling the lights. Click on the light you want to control to toggle it on or off. Learn how to control lights on an 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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How Do I Add a Z-Wave Light to a Simon XTi or XTi-5?
A Z-Wave light is added to a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System by putting the panel into its learn mode and then activating the inclusion function on the light. The light should be cleared from the network before attempting to do this. Learn how to add a Z-Wave light to a Simon XTi or XTi-5 System.
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How Do I Add a Z-Wave Light to a Simon XT?
A Z-Wave light is learned in with a Simon XT by first clearing the light from the network. The light can then be learned in with the system by putting the system in its inclusion mode and activating the inclusion function on the light. Learn how to add a Z-Wave light to an Interlogix Simon XT.
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What Is the Difference Between 5800 Wireless Technology and Z-Wave?
Honeywell 5800 Series wireless sensors primarily consist of security and life-safety devices, while Z-Wave devices are generally for home automation purposes. Z-Wave devices can be controlled remotely using an interactive platform, such as Total Connect. This is not possible for 5800 Series devices.
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How Much Does Honeywell Total Connect Cost?
Honeywell's Total Connect interactive service does not feature one specific price. The price that a user pays for the service depends upon how much they are charged by their alarm monitoring company. A Honeywell security panel with an internet or cellular connection is required to use Total Connect.
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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 Remove A Z-Wave Device From A 2GIG GC3?
Z-Wave devices are removed from a 2GIG GC3 system through the Smart Home Settings menu. You must put the GC3 into exclusion mode to remove Z-Wave devices.
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How do I add Z-Wave Compatibility to My L5100?
If you're looking to control Z-Wave devices, learn how in this FAQ.
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