2GIG GC3 Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Disarm a GC3 w/ a Paired Z-Wave Door Lock?
All user codes on a GC3 are automatically pushed down to a Z-Wave door lock, as long as the feature is enabled on Alarm.com. Learn how to disarm a GC3 with a Z-Wave door lock.
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How Do I Disable a 2GIG GC3?
A 2GIG GC3 System can be effectively disabled by powering it down. This will prevent the panel from doing anything. Learn how you can power down a 2GIG GC3 to disable the system.
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Can I Use More Than One Battery Pack in a 2GIG GC3?
The 2GIG GC3 only has one available connector for a backup battery. That is why a user can only use one backup battery for a GC3 System. Learn about the 2GIG GC3.
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Can I Update the Firmware on a 2GIG GC3 Alarm System?
Upgrading the firmware on a 2GIG GC3 can be necessary for unlocking certain features and functions. You can upgrade for free using a USB drive. Learn to upgrade 2GIG GC3 firmware.
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How Do I Walk Test a 2GIG GC3?
You should perform a Walk Test after installing new sensors to make sure that they work properly and do not cause false alarms. Find out how to perform a Walk Test on a 2GIG GC3.
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Why Can't I Use Z-Wave Security Sensors With My Alarm System?
Alarm system manufacturers still deem Z-Wave security sensors to be too unreliable for general use. Z-Wave is best-suited for automation functions. Learn about Z-Wave technology.
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Are There Security Systems Better Than a 2GIG GC3 Alarm System?
The 2GIG GC3 is one of the best alarm systems on the market today. But there are some systems that give it a run for its money. Find out which systems compare with the 2GIG GC3.
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How Do I Disable Auto-Stay Arming on the 2GIG GC3?
The Auto Stay option within Panel Programming is Q14. You can enable or disable this option by accessing the menu. Learn to disable Auto-Stay Arming for the 2GIG GC3.
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How Do I Connect a 2GIG Alarm System Transformer?
The 2GIG Systems use DC power. You must follow polarity when connecting the wire from the transformer to the panel. Learn how to connect a 2GIG system with its its transformer.
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How Do I Use the Smart Areas Feature on the 2GIG GC3?
The smart areas feature must be enabled before it can be used on the GC3. The option can then be accessed from the main screen. Learn about the smart areas feature for the GC3.
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