DSC SCW457AATNT Frequently Asked Questions

Is a DSC Impassa ZigBee Compatible?
There is no way to use ZigBee devices with a DSC Impassa System. But you can use Z-Wave devices by adding an Alarm.com Cellular Communicator. Learn about the DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Add Users to My DSC Alarm System on Alarm.com?
After you login to Alarm.com, you can access the Users Menu. This menu gives you the option to add new users. Learn how to add users to your DSC Alarm System on Alarm.com.
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How Do I Program a Duress Code to my DSC Impassa?
To program a Duress Code to the DSC Impassa, first add in the appropriate code. Then apply the attribute for Duress. Learn more about adding a Duress Code to the DSC Impassa.
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Which Deadbolt Lock Is Compatible w/ a DSC Impassa?
By activating an Alarm.com cellular communicator to a DSC Impassa, the system can support Z-Wave devices. This includes Z-Wave deadbolt locks. Learn more about the DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Reset a DSC Impassa to Factory Defaults?
Resetting a DSC Impassa to its factory defaults will clear any zones that have been programmed. It will also reset all codes to their defaults. Learn how to factory reset a DSC Impassa.
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What Does the Yellow Triangle Mean on My Alarm System?
Some systems will display a yellow triangle to indicate a trouble condition. Fixing the problem and providing the Master Code should clear it. Learn about trouble conditions.
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How Do You Bypass a Zone on a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa has a Bypass button on the front that takes the user to a zone bypass menu. The user can choose which zones to bypass. Learn how to bypass zones for a DSC Impassa.
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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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How Do I Change the Battery in My DSC Impassa?
To change the battery in a DSC Impassa, the inside of the panel must be accessed. A screwdriver is needed to release the battery tab. Learn how to change the DSC Impassa battery.
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Can I Make a DSC Impassa a Secondary Z-Wave Controller?
A DSC Impassa cannot be used as a secondary controller. This is because all Z-Wave smart home control for the system must done through Alarm.com. Learn more about the DSC Impassa.
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