Frequently Asked Questions

Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus vs. DSC Iotega
We recommend the IQ Panel 2 Plus over the DSC Iotega because the Iotega does not allow for local end user programming. Learn why the IQ Panel 2 Plus is superior to the Iotega.
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How Do I Factory Default The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
A factory default for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F should be performed before switching resistor modes or before using the device for the first time. Learn how to default the 16-F.
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How Do I Clear The Memory For The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
Clearing the memory for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F is the same as performing a factory default for the device. Learn how to clear the memory for the IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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How Do I Switch Between Resistor Modes On The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
​Any Qolsys Hardwire 16-F manufactured in week 40 of 2019 or later supports two (2) resistor modes. Find out how to switch between these resistor modes on the IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Can I Use the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F to Power My Alarm Panel?
The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F Wired to Wireless Converter needs its own transformer and backup battery. It cannot be used to power a panel. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Do I Need to Enable the Wireless Siren Relay for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
The wireless siren relay for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F is always enabled when the module is used with a compatible Qolsys IQ Panel 2. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Can the Large Enclosure for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F be Recessed into a Wall?
The large plastic enclosure for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F wired to wireless converter module is not designed to be recessed into a wall. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Do I Need to Use End Of Line Resistors With the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
All zones for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F must have an end of line resistor. This includes empty zones that are not actively being used. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Can The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F Support End Of Line Resistor Learning?
Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F modules produced in week 40 of 2019 and beyond support EOLR learning for resistor values from 1k to 10k. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Can The 2-Wire Smoke Zone On The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F Support One-Go-All-Go?
It is not possible to use a power reversing relay with the 2-wire smoke detector zone on the IQ Hardwire 16-F to support one-go-all-go. Learn more about the IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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