2GIG GC3 Frequently Asked Questions

What Does a Burglar Alarm Do?
A burglar alarm is one of the three main types of alarms that can occur on a system. It means that there is some type of intrusion. Learn more about burglar alarms.
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What Exactly is a Duress Code and a Verbal Duress Code?
When a user enters in a duress code or provides a verbal duress password, the central station operator will know to send immediate dispatch. Learn more about duress codes.
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What Does a Home Security System Do?
Some functions of a home security system include sending alerts to an end user or to a central station and serving as a hub for smart home devices. Learn more about alarm systems.
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Can I Use A 2GIG GC3 Without Alarm.com?
Yes, the 2GIG GC3 can be used without Alarm.com. This is called a "local" system. Local systems make noise but they do not report alarm activity off-site. Learn more about the GC3.
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Does A 2GIG GC3 Require An Internet Connection?
The 2GIG GC3 does not require an internet connection. Instead, in order to monitor it, a cellular module is required. Find out how the 2GIG GC3 communicates with central station.
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Which Security System Sensors Work Best for Business Alarm Systems?
Alarm systems in businesses can use the same security sensors that are used with systems in residential locations. Find out which security system sensors work best in businesses.
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How Do I Setup Multi-System Account Access in Alarm.com?
Via a browser, not the mobile app, log into the account with login credentials you want to use. Perform the steps to "Add System", and submit. Learn to set up Multi-System access.
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How Do I Incorporate a Wired Contact Sensor with a Wireless Alarm System?
There are a few different ways that a wired alarm contact can be used with a wireless system. The most common way is to use a converter. Learn about wired alarm contacts.
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Do I Need a Phone Line for a Home Security System?
Thanks to IP and cellular connectivity, a user does not need a phone line for a home security system. Learn about the communication paths used with alarm systems.
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What Is Alarm.com?
Many security systems will connect with Alarm.com so that they can be operated remotely. Learn more about the Alarm.com interactive service and its exciting features.
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