Frequently Asked Questions

Will a DSC Impassa Work w/ Google Home?
Once a DSC Impassa is receiving cellular monitoring service and connected with Alarm.com, it can be set up with Google Home. Learn how to use Google Home with a DSC Impassa.
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What Kind of Wire Do I Need to Use to Install a DSC Impassa?
The best wire to use with a DSC Impassa is an 18-gauge 2-conductor wire. A Honeywell LT-Cable can also be used. Learn how to provide power to a DSC Impassa Alarm System.
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Is there a Tilt Sensor Compatible w/ the DSC Impassa?
The DSC WS4965 is a tilt sensor that is compatible with the DSC Impassa Alarm System. Learn more about the DSC WS4965 and the function it offers for a DSC Impassa System.
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Is a DSC Impassa Z-Wave Compatible?
A DSC Impassa will support Z-Wave home automation devices if a compatible Alarm.com cellular communicator is installed. Learn how to use Z-Wave devices with a DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Add a DSC WS4904P PIR Motion to a DSC Impassa?
A DSC Impassa Alarm System has an enrollment mode for learning in new sensors, such as a DSC WS4904P PIR Motion Detector. Learn how to add a DSC WS4904P to a DSC Impassa.
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How Loud is the DSC WT4911B Wireless Outdoor Siren on a DSC Impassa?
The DSC WT4911B produces sounds of up to 100 dB. It can be easily enrolled as a wireless siren, and it is suitable for outdoor use. Learn more about the DSC WT4911B Siren.
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Can I Use Motion Sensors on a DSC Impassa?
Wireless motions that operate at 433 MHz will work with the DSC Impassa. Hardwired motions can also be used with a converter. Find out which motions will work with a DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Get Power to a DSC Impassa?
A DSC Impassa receives power from a plug-in AC transformer and a backup battery. A 2-conductor wire connects the transformer and the panel. Learn how to power a DSC Impassa.
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Can I Use Door/Window Sensors on a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa supports wireless door and window sensors that operate at 433 MHz. It can also use hardwired contacts with a converter. Learn more about the DSC Impassa.
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How do I add/remove text/email alerts in Total Connect?
Log into Total Connect 2.0 from a computer browser or the app. Go to Notifications > List. Enable or disable events as desired. Learn to control text/email alerts in Total Connect!
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