Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Activate the Chime on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The chime on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 will activate whenever a sensor programmed to chime is triggered. Each zone can have its chime set individually. The chime feature on the system must be enabled, and the sound for the system will need to be turned up. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2 chime.
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2GIG SMKT3-345 vs Honeywell 5800COMBO
Two of the most popular life-safety sensors we offer are the 2GIG SMKT3-345 and the Honeywell 5800COMBO. These devices both offer smoke, heat and low-temp freeze detection. But only the 5800COMBO provides detection for potentially deadly carbon monoxide gas. Learn more about these sensors.
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Can I Use Door/Window Sensors on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The standard daughterboard for the IQ Panel 2 will accept sensors that communicate at the 319.5 MHz frequency. This includes any door and window sensors. If a different daughterboard is added, the sensors will need to operate at a different frequency. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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Is there a Tilt Sensor Compatible w/ the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Tilt-S is a garage door sensor that works with the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 System. The sensor can detect a change in its positioned angle to determine when a garage door has been opened. The sensor will send an alert to the system when this occurs. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Tilt-S.
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Is there a Peripheral Keypad for the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
Qolsys offers a touchscreen keypad that is designed for use with their IQ Panel 2. This keypad is called the IQ Remote, and it provides a second point of on-site access for the system. Up to three IQ Remote devices can be paired with a single IQ Panel 2. Learn more about the IQ Remote.
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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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Will Honeywell 5800 Sensors Work on a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
Qolsys offers a 345 MHz daughterboard that allows Honeywell 5800 Series Sensors to be used with an IQ Panel 2. This is the only way that 5800 Sensors can be used. But this daughterboard will make 319.5 MHz Qolsys Sensors incompatible. Learn more about sensor compatibility for the IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Enroll an IQ Fob with a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Fob is learned-in with a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 by putting the system into its learn mode and then pressing the lock and unlock buttons on the device. The system will recognize the key fob and learn it in. Learn how to program an IQ Fob with a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Security System.
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How Do I Add a Key Fob to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A key fob is learned-in with an IQ Panel 2 by putting the system into learn mode and then pressing the lock and unlock buttons on the key fob at the same time. The panel should then recognize the key fob and enroll it. You can then adjust its settings. Learn how to add a key fob to the IQ Panel 2.
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How Long Does the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Backup Battery Last?
An IQ Battery will provide a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 with backup power for up to 24 hours. The rechargeable battery receives reserve power when the IQ Panel 2 is plugged into the wall outlet. That way, it is ready for whenever the power goes out. Learn more about the IQ Battery for the IQ Panel 2.
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