Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add an External Keypad to a DSC Impassa?
A keypad can be added to an Impassa by activating the keypad's enrollment function while the panel is in its wireless enrollment mode Learn how to add an keypad to an Impassa.
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Can I Install a DSC Impassa Myself and Still Get Monitoring?
A DSC Impassa can certainly be self-installed. As long as it is working properly, a DIY monitoring company won't care who installed it. Find out more about the DSC Impassa.
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Can I Connect to the DSC Impassa w/ an iPad?
An iPad can use the Alarm.com Mobile App to control a DSC Impassa. This app can be downloaded for free from the App Store. Learn how to use an iPad with the DSC Impassa.
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Does a DSC Impassa Chime When Doors are Opened?
A DSC Impassa can chime when entry/exit doors are opened. The chime function must be enabled on the system. Learn more about the chime function on the DSC Impassa System.
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How Do I Connect an Android to a DSC Impassa?
To control a DSC Impassa using an Android Phone, you must use the Alarm.com Mobile App. The app can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store. Learn more about Alarm.com.
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Is the DSC Impassa Compatible w/ Alarm.com?
The DSC Impassa will work with Alarm.com if a cellular communicator is installed with the system. The user will also need a cellular monitoring plan. Learn more about Alarm.com.
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How Do I Connect an iPhone to a DSC Impassa?
A DSC Impassa that is connected with Alarm.com can be controlled using an iPhone. This is done with the Alarm.com Mobile App. Learn how to control a DSC Impassa with an iPhone.
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How Do I Get Remote Access to a DSC Impassa?
A user can remotely access a DSC Impassa that is linked with Alarm.com using the Alarm.com Mobile App on any Android or iOS device. Learn how to remotely access a DSC Impassa.
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Can I Set Up WIFI as Primary & GSM as backup on a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa cannot use WIFI, but it can use cellular This is fine, as cellular service is both plenty fast and reliable. Learn more about cellular monitoring for the Impassa.
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Can I Connect an Android Phone to a DSC Impassa?
An Android Phone can control a DSC Impassa using the Alarm.com Mobile App. This app is available for free download from the Google Play Store. Learn more about the DSC Impassa.
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