Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Wireless Zones Are On a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 provides support for up to 128 different wireless zones. The type of sensors that will work with the system depend on the daughterboard that is installed. The standard system daughterboard supports 319.5 MHz wireless sensors. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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How Do I Connect an Android to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
An Android can control an Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Alarm System using the Alarm.com Mobile App. This mobile app is available for free download from the Google Play Store. Alarm.com will essentially provide a secondary access point for the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Alarm System. Learn more about Alarm.com.
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How Do I Connect an iPhone to a Qolsys IQ Panel 2?
An iPhone can be used to control a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Alarm System. This is made possible using the Alarm.com Mobile App, which can be downloaded from the App Store. The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 will need to be synced with the user's Alarm.com account. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 and Alarm.com.
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Can I Install a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Myself and Still Get Monitoring?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 can be installed by a DIY user and still receive monitoring service. For DIY monitoring companies like Alarm Grid, it does not matter who installed the system. As long as it is connected to the network, it can receive monitoring. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2.
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Does a Honeywell 5800PIR-RES Motion Light Up?
A Honeywell 5800PIR-RES Motion will light up when it is in its walk test mode. The sensor will automatically activate this mode whenever it is first powered on. In this mode, the sensor will display a red LED light upon detecting. Learn more about walk test mode on a Honeywell 5800IR-RES.
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How Do I Add a Siren to the IQ Panel 2 Using the Hardwire 16 and 16-S?
The Qolsys Hardwire 16 and Hardwire 16-S have a 12VDC, 500 mA output that can be used to power a siren. This output can be used in conjunction with the panel's external siren trigger. Though the HW16/16-S can provide 500 mA of current, the panel's output is limited to 300 mA. Read on to learn more.
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What is the Difference Between the Installer and Dealer Codes on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5?
The Dealer Code on an Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 System has slightly greater authority than the system's Installer Code. Some programming actions can only be performed using the Dealer Code. Learn more about the code authority levels on the Interlogix Simon XTi and XTi-5 Alarm Systems.
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What's the Difference Between the Installer and Dealer Codes on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Installer Code on an Interlogix Simon XT is slightly more limited than the Dealer Code. There are certain actions that cannot be done using the Installer Code. Instead, these actions can only be accomplished using the Dealer Code. Learn more about the code authority levels on a Simon XT.
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Is the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Compatible w/ Alarm.com?
The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 will work with Alarm.com as long as it is receiving active cellular monitoring service. A user can access Alarm.com to arm and disarm their system, check the current status of sensors and control Z-Wave devices. Learn more about the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 and Alarm.com.
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Will a Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Work w/ Google Home?
Google Home provides support for Alarm.com. Since the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 works with Alarm.com, it can be controlled using voice commands sent through Google Home. The system must be synced with Alarm.com for this to be possible. Learn more about the IQ Panel 2 and Google Home.
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