Verizon CDMA Security System Cellular Communicators Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Activate the 2GIG CDMAV-A-GC3 in a 2GIG GC3?
A monitoring company that is also an Alarm.com dealer must activate the CDMAV-A-GC3. Learn how to install the unit in the GC3 system and get it activated.
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How Do I Convert my Landline Security System to Work w/ Cellular?
Converting a landline security system to cellular is easy. The process involves obtaining a cellular communicator and switching to a monitoring plan that includes cellular service. The cellular module will then need to be activated. Learn more about converting a security system to cellular.
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What Does CDMA Stand For?
The term CDMA is an acronym that stands for Code-Division Multiple Access. It refers to the type of radio systems used in Verizon's 3G cellular network. CDMA communicators have largely been replaced by communicators that can access Verizon's 4G and LTE networks. Learn more about CDMA.
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Can I Install a Honeywell Lynx Touch Panel as DIY?
The Honeywell Lynx Touch Series of security panels are great systems for DIY users. The panels make it very easy for end users to complete any task with minimal technical support. This includes tasks such as enrolling wireless security devices with the panel and making communication module upgrades.
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What is the Best No-contract Alarm Company?
With our affordable monthly rates, outstanding service and technical support and non-restrictive policies, Alarm Grid is the best no-contract Alarm Company.
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Does the 2GIG GC3 Inform Me if it Loses Internet?
The 2GIG GC3 will not directly notify the user about internet loss. However, the panel can still remain connected to the network by using a cellular backup.
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How Does Dual Path Monitoring Work on a 2GIG GC3?
When Dual Path communication is enabled on the GC3, it sends all signals meant for the monitoring station via both paths simultaneously. Alarm.com acknowledges and forwards whichever signal is received first, and ignores the duplicate. This ensures that the fastest path available is always used.
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Can WIFI be Primary with Cellular as Backup on a 2GIG GC3?
When WIFI is available on the GC3, signals are sent via both WIFI and Cellular. Alarm.com acknowledges whichever is received first, forwards that signal to the monitoring station, and ignores subsequent signals. This way, signals always use the fastest path available for communication.
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How Can I Connect Wirelessly to a 2GIG GC3 with an iPad?
An iPad can connect wirelessly to a 2GIG GC3 system with the downloadable Alarm.com app. Learn how to configure Alarm.com on a GC3 alarm and automation system.
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What Is the City ID on Honeywell Total Connect?
The City ID is used by the alarm dealer to create a Total Connect account, and is never used by the end-user. Learn more about the City ID by reading here.
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