Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Remove a Z-Wave Device from a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
To remove a Z-Wave device from a Qolsys IQ Panel 2, first, activate exclusion mode on the system. Then activate the inclusion function on the Z-Wave device. The system should recognize the device and clear it from the network. Learn how to remove Z-Wave devices from the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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Will an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 Work w/ Apple HomeKit?
At this time, the Simon XTi and XTi-5 cannot be used with Apple HomeKit. This is because the Alarm.com Service has not yet received support from Apple HomeKit. But if HomeKit ever provides Alarm.com support, then these systems could be used with the app. Learn more about Apple HomeKit integrations.
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Does a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Chime When Doors are Opened?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 can be programmed to chime when doors are opened. The chime settings are adjusted from the programming menu. Chimes can be enabled or disabled for individual sensors, or the system chime can be disabled entirely. Learn more about the chime function on the IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Add an IQ Motion to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
An IQ Motion can be added to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 by putting the system into its auto-learn mode for enrolling new sensors and then activating the IQ Motion. The sensor will then be added to the system, and its settings can be configured. Find out how to add an IQ Motion to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Add Wireless Sensors to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A wireless sensor can be added to a IQ Panel 2 by putting the system into learn mode and then activating the sensor. The settings for the sensor can then be adjusted as needed. You must know the system's Installer or Dealer Code to do this. Find out how to enroll a sensor with the IQ Panel 2.
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Can I Make an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 a Secondary Z-Wave Controller?
The Simon XTi and XTi-5 cannot operate as a secondary Z-Wave controller. However, when a cellular communicator has been added to an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5, the system will support Z-Wave home automation devices. Learn more about using Z-Wave with an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5.
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Will 2GIG Sensors Work On a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The standard wireless receiver for the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 is designed to work with 319.5 MHz sensors. Since the 2GIG Sensors operate at 345 MHz, they will not normally work with the IQ Panel 2. There are a few possible workarounds for this. Learn which sensors can be used with an IQ Panel 2.
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Will a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Work w/ a Phone Line?
There is no possible way to provide phone line monitoring for a Qolsys IQ Panel 2. The system does not have an input for a phone jack, and it does not have an integrated dialer. The system can only receive monitoring service through cellular connectivity. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Set Up Low-Temp & Freeze Detection on a 2GIG SMKT3-345?
The 2GIG SMKT3-345 is capable of detecting low temperatures that could cause the pipes in a building to freeze. To support this function, the sensor must be programmed to Loop Number 3. Separate wireless zones are needed for smoke detection and heat detection. Learn more about the 2GIG SMKT3-345.
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Can I Use a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 w/o Monitoring?
A Qolsys IQ Panel 2 can technically be used and operated without active monitoring service. But this will severely limit the functionality of the panel. The system will have no way of sending signals to a central monitoring station or to an end user. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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