Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Add a High Current Siren Using the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
If the siren you are using with the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F has a current draw that exceeds 500mA, then you need to use a power supply and relay. Learn how to install a siren.
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Can I Convert a Wired Alarm Into a Wireless Alarm?
It is possible to connect wired sensors to a wired to wireless converter so that they can be used with a compatible wireless system. Learn about wired to wireless converters.
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How Can I Tell if My Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F Supports EOLR Learning?
Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F units made in week 40 of 2019 and beyond support EOLR learning for resistor values from 1k to 10k. Learn how to check if your 16-F supports EOLR learning.
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Can I Add Additional Zones to My Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F After Initial Setup?
All zones on the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F use end-of-line resistors. A new sensor can be wired with the resistor and then learned into the panel. Learn about the IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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How Do I Install Multiple Sirens Using the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
If the sirens you are adding to a Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F exceed 500mA, then you must add a power supply and relay. Learn how to add multiple sirens to a Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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How Do I Factory Default The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
A factory default for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F should be performed before switching resistor modes or before using the device for the first time. Learn how to default the 16-F.
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How Do I Clear The Memory For The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
Clearing the memory for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F is the same as performing a factory default for the device. Learn how to clear the memory for the IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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How Do I Switch Between Resistor Modes On The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
​Any Qolsys Hardwire 16-F manufactured in week 40 of 2019 or later supports two (2) resistor modes. Find out how to switch between these resistor modes on the IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Can I Use the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F to Power My Alarm Panel?
The Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F Wired to Wireless Converter needs its own transformer and backup battery. It cannot be used to power a panel. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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Do I Need to Enable the Wireless Siren Relay for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F?
The wireless siren relay for the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F is always enabled when the module is used with a compatible Qolsys IQ Panel 2. Learn about the Qolsys IQ Hardwire 16-F.
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