The outstanding value of an IQ Security Solution comes from the ability to customize it to fit your needs. The Qolsys IQ Fob-S takes it one step further with a remote control to manage your system on the fly. Our proprietary S-Line encryption technology ensures safe and secure communication between you and your security command center within 100 feet (30.5 meters).
The fob is backward compatibility with all 319.5 wireless security systems, offering the same encrypted communication. You can arm or disarm your system remotely for the ultimate in convenient operation. Set your IQ Panel to “Stay” or “Away” mode with the touch of a button. You’ll also get a text confirmation of your setting to ensure your system is set.
Qolsys puts your safety first with the Qolsys IQ Fob-S and its clever design which looks just like a car remote. No one will know you’re controlling your security system from a distance. And it keeps both you and your home safe. The fob also has a panic mode to trigger an emergency alarm in case of danger wherever you are.
Why You Should Consider a Qolsys IQ Fob-S
How many times has this happened to you? You’re getting ready to leave for work when you realize that you’ve forgotten to arm your security system. With the Qolsys IQ Fob-S, you can turn it on from right within your car. Or maybe you’re coming back home from shopping with several bags of groceries. With the fob, you can disarm your system easily.
The 100-foot range allows you to control your system from a safe distance away. Unsure who is knocking at your door? Arm the IQ Panel to keep your home secure without endangering yourself. You can also disarm it to avoid triggering a false alarm. And the Qolsys IQ Fob-S offers you the peace of mind of having an emergency panic alarm that you operate quickly.
Specifications of the Qolsys IQ Fob-S
You can use the fob anywhere within a 100-foot radius of your IQ Panel. The device works best with unobstructed space between you and your system. The communication between you and the central control is secure with Qolsys’ proprietary S-Line encryption technology. The device looks just like a car remote with a convenient built-in metal ring for keys or easy storage.
The Qolsys IQ Fob-S measures 2.5 x 1.3 x 0.55 inches. A model A27 battery will last about four to six years before you to replace it. It communicates with your security system using a unique and strong radio frequency (RF) signal. You can reliably use the fob in temperatures between 0 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 to 49 degrees Celsius) without any disruption of service.
The lock and unlock buttons are located on opposite ends of the fob. The larger unlock button is on the top of the unit, and the lock button is on the bottom above the keychain. That means you won’t accidentally hit the wrong button. There is also a third button denoted by a star. You can set up a customized function for it through the IQ Panel such as turning on a light in your home.
Operation of the Qolsys IQ Fob-S
To use the fob, you’ll first need to set it up through the IQ Panel so that it will recognize the new signal. Begin by placing the control center into auto-learn mode. Press and hold both the lock and unlock buttons on the fob at the same time to tamper the device. You can customize the device through the IQ Panel. You can give it a unique name to distinguish it from other units.
You can also enter the Download ID found on the back of the portable device manually into the security system by putting it into “Entry” mode. Either way, you can set up your fob quickly and easily for remote operation. With the IQ Panel, you can monitor the fob and all your smart devices to stay informed about their current status and any intrusion detection of any unit.
To arm your security system, press the lock (arm) button down until the red LED light turns on which indicates “Stay” mode. To disarm it, press the unlock (disarm) button until its red LED light up showing that the system is in “Away” mode. It’s that simple. You’ll also receive a text message to know that the status of your IQ Panel has changed for confirmation.
Changing the battery is easy. Simply remove the top cover and replace the battery with its terminal pointing toward the LED within the unit. The optimized operation of the fob means that you won’t need to change the battery frequently which adds to the value of the device. It’s ready when you need it most. You can always check the battery’s status on your IQ Panel.
Your Qolsys IQ Fob-S also comes equipped with an emergency panic mode to alert others of danger around you. You can press both the lock and unlock buttons at the same time for three seconds to trigger the alarm. You can feel safe knowing that you can easily summon others for help. This added safety feature makes it a smart choice for the entire family.
Its small size makes it convenient to carry in your purse or bag. The trigger of simultaneously having to press the recessed unlock/lock buttons at once means that you won’t set off the alarm accidentally in your pocket. Its design which resembles a standard car remote allows you to keep the fob with you without anyone knowing its true function.
The Qolsys IQ Fob-S offers the convenience of managing your IQ Security Solution remotely with a device that is easy to use and reliable. With its emergency panic mode feature, you have the added satisfaction of being able to summon help no matter where you are. The fob is affordably priced, making it a smart investment in safety and security.