Frequently Asked Questions

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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Which Deadbolt Lock Is Compatible w/ a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
A select set of Z-Wave door locks will work with the IQ Panel 2. The lock can be controlled from the panel itself or from the Alarm.com service. Any valid system user code can be used to unlock the lock after it has been programmed. Learn more about using Z-Wave locks with an IQ Panel 2.
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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 Loud is the Z-Wave IQ Siren for the Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Z-Wave IQ Siren provides a viable option for increasing the maximum siren volume of the IQ Panel 2. The standard internal siren for the IQ Panel 2 operates at 85 dB. But the Z-Wave IQ Siren can produce sounds up to 105 dB. This is about as loud as a motorcycle. Learn more about the IQ Siren.
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Can I Use More than One Keypad On a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 is compatible with the Qolsys IQ Remote. This device serves as a secondary touchscreen controller for the IQ Panel 2. Up to three different IQ Remote devices can be paired with a single IQ Panel 2 System, to provide four on-site access points. Learn more about the IQ Remote.
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Can I Connect an iPhone to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
An iPhone can connect with a IQ Panel 2 using the Alarm.com interactive service. Alarm.com offers a mobile app that allows iOS devices to operate an alarm system. This service can be conveniently accessed at any time to control an IQ Panel 2. Learn how to use an iPhone with an IQ Panel 2.
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Can I Turn Off the Siren On a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The siren for an IQ Panel 2 can be disabled from system programming. The option is found under Siren and Alarms. You must know the Installer or Dealer Code to access this menu. There's also an option for temporarily disabling the siren for testing. Learn more about the siren on an IQ Panel 2.
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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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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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