The Networx NX-410-US-TL Alarm.com Telus LTE and IP Dual-Path Communicator allows a compatible Interlogix Networx System it connect with the Alarm.com Servers through Telus LTE and IP. This module works with the Networx 4V2, 6V2, 8V2, and 8E Panels. It also provides Z-Wave functionality.
Adding a dual-path communicator to your alarm system is extremely important. Dual-path means that the panel will send signals across two (2) communication paths. In the case of the NX-410-US-TL, the module works across Telus LTE and internet protocol (IP). When properly configured, the panel will send out signals across both paths whenever needed. Whichever signal reaches the intended destination first will go through. In most cases, IP will serve as the primary communication path. This is because IP connectivity is normally a little bit faster than cellular communication. But having cellular backup is still very important for those times when internet service goes down or becomes unavailable. By using IP and cellular together, you can help ensure that you Interlogix Networx Panel stays consistently connected with Alarm.com.
No other communication path can match the reliability of cellular. With a strong enough signal, you should find that cellular service almost never goes down or becomes unavailable. This will keep your alarm system connected with Alarm.com at all times. It's also important to consider that this is an LTE communicator. LTE stands for "Long-Term Evolution", and cellular service providers like Telus have promised to support their LTE networks well into the very distant future. By going with an LTE communicator like the NX-410-US-TL, you can ensure that you system remains monitored for many years to follow. Just be aware that you will need a Gold Plan or higher to activate this communicator and take full advantage of all the features it offers.
One of the biggest features of this communicator is the fact that it allows end users ti access the Alarm.com platform for controlling your system and its connected devices. You can do this through the Alarm.com website or through the Alarm.com Mobile App on Android and iOS devices. By accessing Alarm.com, you can arm and disarm your system, check its current status, control Z-Wave smart home devices, view Alarm.com Security Cameras, and more. The NX-410-US-TL also works as a functional Z-Wave controller, which allows you to start designing a smart home network around your alarm system. Some of the most popular Z-Wave devices include lights, locks, thermostats, and more. Z-Wave devices can be set to activate based on a schedule or with certain system events.
Please note that AT&T LTE and Verizon LTE versions of this same module are also available.