Can I Make a DSC Impassa a Secondary Z-Wave Controller?

No, you cannot make a DSC Impassa a secondary Z-Wave Controller. All Z-Wave operation for the DSC Impassa must be done through The service requires a security panel to be set up as the primary Z-Wave controller for it to process any Z-Wave smart home commands.

Dsc scw457aatnt front openFor the DSC Impassa Alarm System, the Z-Wave controller is integrated into the cellular communicator. The system must be active with in order for any Z-Wave operation to be possible. And even then, the panel is unable to perform any local Z-Wave control. All Z-Wave operation must done through, using either the Mobile App or the web browser version.

However, requires that any panel sending Z-Wave commands through its servers to be set up as the primary controller on the Z-Wave network. If a panel is set up as the secondary controller, then will be unable to process its smart home commands. And since the DSC Impassa is dependent upon for any and all Z-Wave control, it must be set up as the primary controller. So therefore, using the DSC Impassa as a secondary Z-Wave controller is impossible.

In addition to providing Z-Wave smart home capabilities for the DSC Impassa, getting the system connected with is extremely useful. allows a user to access their system from virtually anywhere. Once a user has logged-in to their account, they can arm and disarm their system, check the current status of sensors, control Z-Wave smart home devices and view the live feed of any security cameras that have been set up.

If a user wants to have a security system serve as a secondary Z-Wave controller, their best option is to choose a different system. Unlike, the Total Connect 2.0 service from Honeywell usually doesn't care whether the system is a primary or secondary Z-Wave controller. The Honeywell Lyric Controller and the Honeywell LYNX Touch Systems can be set up as secondary Z-Wave controllers and still perform home automation functions just fine through TC2.

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