Introducing New Rules for Alarm.com Smart Chime!

Introducing new rules for the Alarm.com smart chime powered by GeoArm Security!

Introducing New Rules for Alarm.com Smart Chime (ADC-W115C)! These new rules give GeoArm Security video customers a greater level of customization and heightened awareness:

Increased Control: Now set time-bound rules to silence the chime during specific hours or play festive tunes during holidays!

Greater Awareness: Got multiple video doorbells? No worries! Assign unique chime tones to each device, so you always know which door to answer!

Easy Customization: Choose from a variety of chime tones right from the app or website! Make it uniquely yours!

Stronger Signal: With its 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi repeater, enjoy the strongest signal both inside and outside your property!

Wide Compatibility: Compatible with all our video doorbells and essential for the 780B Video Doorbell (ADC-VDB780B)!

Upgrade your Alarm.com smart home security game with an ADC-W115C video doorbell connected smart chime powered by GeoArm!

Qolsys IQ4 NS No-Screen Security Panel Introduction

Watch a sneak peak introduction of the all-new Qolsys IQ4 NS Wireless Security System Panel.

Watch a sneak peak of the all-new Qolsys IQ4 NS Wireless Security Panel with optional home automation and video surveillance capabilities powered by Alarm.com interactive platform.

Product Features:

  • Affordable Best-In-Class – Superior and economical end-to-end solutions
  • Flexible Application – Perfect for use in Residential, Builder, MDU and SMB
  • One Platform, One Solution – Join an ever-growing, seamless IQ ecosystem
  • PowerG, 319.5 MHz, 345 MHz, or 433 MHz Wireless Sensors – depending on which version of the IQ4 NS Panel is being used
  • Easy Automation – Z-Wave 800 Series for lights, locks, thermostats and more
  • Effortless Setup – Simple installation with SmartMount, IQ Installer, and Alarm.com Integration

Want to Pre-Order the Qolsys IQ4 NS Panel?

Pre-Order the Qolsys IQ PowerG Lock Now!

Pre-Order the all-new Qolsys IQ PowerG Lock from GeoArm.com.

The all-new Qolsys IQ Locks are now on Pre-Order at GeoArm.com. The IQ Locks come available in three aesthetically pleasing finishes; Satin Nickel, Matte Black, and Oil Rubbed Bronze.

The Qolsys PowerG Door Lock is a smart door lock that uses PowerG long-range wireless technology and is designed to provide secure access control to your home or office. The PowerG technology ensures a reliable and encrypted wireless connection between the lock and the Qolsys control panel, offering enhanced security.

The IQ door lock can be easily integrated into your existing Qolsys PowerG-compatible security system and can be controlled remotely through the Alarm.com mobile app or web portal. The IQ Lock also supports keyless entry options such as PIN codes, providing convenience and flexibility for all users

IQ PowerG Lock Features:

  • Better Range – Stable wireless communication over long range applications
  • Easy Installation – Easy configuration for smart locks with PowerG wireless communication
  • Reliable Connectivity – Reduce truck rolls by eliminating unstable wireless network connections
  • High Strength – ANSI Grade 2 certifications brings extra security and piece of mind
  • Attractive Styling – Rubbed Oil Bronze finish allows for the best style fit on certain door colors
  • Compatibility – Qolsys IQ4 NS, Qolsys IQ Panel 4, Qolsys IQ4 Hub, Qolsys IQ Pro, DSC PowerSeries Neo, DSC PowerSeries Pro

Pre-Order the IQ Lock?

Qolsys IQ Door Lock in Satin Nickel Finish (PN: IQDLK-PGK-SN)

Qolsys IQ Door Lock in Matte Black Finish (PN: IQDLK-PGK-MB)

Qolsys IQ Door Lock in Oil Rubbed Bronze Finish (PN: IQDLK-PGK-ORB)

Qolsys IQ Pro Hybrid Panel is Geared for Commercial Market


The IQ Pro is a new hybrid panel that combines the IQ Panel 4 and PowerSeries Neo platforms.

Johnson Controls introduced the Qolsys IQ Pro designed for the commercial security market early this year. Let’s dive into what is under the hood of this high-technology security system powered by GeoArm. The IQ Pro hybrid panel utilizes the IQ Platform and key features from Qolsys IQ Panel 4 and DSC PowerSeries Neo Panel.  The IQ Pro will address the specific needs of commercial, SMB, large residential, campus, and K-12 markets.

Building on the IQ Platform, the IQ Pro will support PowerG encrypted sensors which sport an industry leading wireless range. Having an extensive portfolio of PowerG life safety and security devices makes the IQ Pro great for commercial businesses of all sizes. The IQ Pro will give customers the flexibility to  connect over Wi-Fi or Ethernet, while simultaneously communicating via  Cellular LTE.  This Dual-Path connectivity improves redundancy and reliability, and integrates with the Alarm.com commercial services platform, that delivers best in class remote connectivity, management, and access.

Simply stated, the all-new Qolsys IQ Pro refines the commercial category for the Johnson Controls Security Product lineup. The IQ Pro brings a flexible architecture that enables future hardware and software innovations and integrations together with GeoArm monitoring services.

Product Features:

  • Two Panels in One – IQ Panel 4 and PowerSeries Neo combined
  • Anyone can be a Pro – Built for easy install using IQ installer in the iOS App Store or Google Play Store
  • PowerG Range and Encryption – Industry’s best wireless security and life safety sensor portfolio
  • MX Addressable Loops – One wire, all your devices
  • Communicators Built In – Dual-Path Cellular LTE and WiFi/Ethernet
  • Everything you need – 8 partitions, 100+ zones, 1,000 users

Introducing the Qolsys IQR-PG Secondary Touchscreen Wireless Keypad

The all-new Qolsys IQR-PG Remote PowerG Secondardy Touchscreen Keypad has been released!

GeoArm has released the all-new Qolsys IQ Remote PowerG (Part Number: IQR-PG) which is a secondary tablet that pairs with the IQ Panels that include the IQ Panel 4, IQ4 Hub and powerful commercial grade IQ Pro control panels. Not only does it provide a way to arm and disarm your Qolsys IQ control panel and see sensor status, but it gives you the features you don’t get in your mobile app like chimes, emergency panics, and a siren. Running on a full Android 7.1 operating system the IQ Remote IQR-PG can be upgraded over-the-air “OTA” as new software upgrades are released.

The IQR-PG secondary tablet contains a 7″ touchscreen with Wi-Fi connectivity and a backup battery. The IQR-PG allows the user to choose either Wi-Fi or PowerG to easily connect to the IQ Panel. The home screen is divided into three sections. The header shows the date and time, today’s weather (Wi-Fi enrollment only), message center and the Settings tray. The Primary interface shows arming options and sensor status and partition select. The footer shows panic options and additional pages. The IQ Remote PowerG can be set to display digital photos when not in use. This feature, called “Photo Frame”, can be changed or turned off.

Product Features:

  • PowerG – Massive range for secondary control of your home or business
  • 7″ Inch Touch Display – Large, easy to read screen to manage your security system
  • Battery Backup – UL 2610 / ULC-S304 rated including 24-hour backup
  • OTA Upgrades – Upgrades over Wi-Fi or Access Point
  • Smart Home Control – Smart light and lock control from remote locations
  • Panel Compatibility – One remote controller that works with IQ Panel 4, IQ4 Hub and IQ Pro

Qolsys IQ4 Hub Panel Has Been Released by GeoArm

The Qolsys IQ4 Hub (from Johnson Controls) all-in-one wireless 7″ touchscreen smart security system with automation has been released to the DIY security marketplace. The affordable IQ4 Hub contains a built-in Alarm.com dual-path wifi/cellular Verizon LTE communicator and either a S-Line/legacy 319.5 MHz wireless receiver, legacy 345 MHz, legacy 433 MHz or PowerG receiver and all the bells and whistles.

The IQ4 Hub also includes other key features such as; Bluetooth, Z-Wave 800-Series automation module, smash and grab reporting. It features a SmartMount system, all internal antennas and an easy on-screen installation wizard. With a built-in front speaker the IQ4 Hub allows for 85dB piezo audible siren to alert nearby individuals of an alarm initiating event. It has a dual panel and wall tamper with spring release and smash and grab reporting. Additionally, the panel has a single wake/sleep button for added user convenience.

Johnson Control’s Qolsys IQ4 Hub is simple to wall-mount in minutes and even easier to use.

The touchscreen panel also includes Live View which is the ability to view Alarm.com video cameras on the screen, and Live Answer. Live Answer give the user the ability to answer their Alarm.com video doorbell from the IQ4 Hub inside the property, such as the Alarm.com ADC-VDB770 touchless video doorbell. Live Answer will also work with Live View cameras that have voice capability, such as the Alarm.com ADC-V515 indoor security camera. With Alarm.com’s video monitoring solutions in place you can view and respond through the interactive app, and you can also see who is at the front door by just looking at the IQ4 Hub touchscreen.

The IQ4 Hub leverages the power of it’s Android 9 operating system with a QualComm Snapdragon 8 core SOM (System on a Module) processor having 16GB NAND Flash internal memory. The IQ4 Hub has an aesthetically pleasing and elegant modern user interface that keeps you connected to an entire ecosystem of smart devices, giving you complete control over your entire apartment, home or small business.

Product Features:

  • Affordable All-in-One : 8-Core Processor, LTE and WiFi Dual-Path, 7″ Touchscreen
  • Choose Your Version : PowerG or S-Line or Interlogix or 2GIG or DSC or Honeywell
  • Video : Live View, Live Answer doorbell and cameras on screen
  • Bluetooth : Touchless disarming, music streaming
  • Easy Installation : SmartMount, Install Wizard, on-screen diagnostics

IQ4 Hub Model Numbers: IQPH051, IQPH052, IQPH053 and IQPH054

Johnson Controls Releases IQ WiFi 6 Mesh Router

Johnson Control's released the Qolsys IQ WiFi 6 mesh router for business and home security.
Johnson Control’s released the Qolsys IQ WiFi 6 mesh router for business and home security.

Johnson Control’s Qolsys IQ WiFi 6 (Part Number: IQWF6) mesh router solution for homes and businesses with security, automation and Wi-Fi devices has been released to the do-it-yourself market.

The IQ WiFi 6 is a Wi-Fi Alliance Certified router with Alarm.com management software built in, delivering improved end-to-end user experience and reduced dealer maintenance, support calls and truck rolls.The Qolsys IQWF6 is a mesh capable router that covers every corner of every room with safe, seamless WiFi up to 1,500 square feet per point. The IQ WiFi 6 router is used to connect Qolsys-compatible WiFi devices such as; Alarm.com security cameras, Alarm.com video doorbells and the Qolsys touchscreen keypad inside a home or business to the Qolsys IQ Panel security system.

The IQ Wifi 6 provides remote access utilizing the Alarm.com interactive integration.

When paired with the Qolsys IQ Panel, the IQ WiFi 6 delivers 3 unique network/SSIDs: one for the end user’s personal or business devices, an easy-to-join guest network, and a dedicated security network for the dealer’s installed devices such as cameras, doorbells, and garage openers. These networks can be managed and maintained by end users and service providers through the panel’s 7″ touchscreen, iOS and Android mobile apps, and the Alarm.com website and Partner Portal.

IQ WiFi 6 leverages The Qualcomm® Networking Pro 400, a highly flexible Wi-Fi 6 platform designed to meet the growing demands of crowded WiFi environments.

Product Features:

  • Self optimizing WiFi mesh with wired and wireless ethernet backhaul
  • WiFi version 6, ax1800
  • Supports Dual-band 2.4G/5G
  • Supports 7 additional Agents (1 Controller)
  • Stand alone or parallel configuration supported
  • Web interface or IQ Panel configurable
  • Main, Guest and Security SSIDs
  • Included wall mount enables flexible placement
  • Powered by Alarm.com

Qolsys Releases IQ Lockdown Electromagnetic Door Lock

Qolsys adds the HL1-CNT-001-LDZ Electromagnetic Door Lock for commercial business protection.

The Qolsys HL1-CNT-001-LDZ IQ Lockdown give the option to lock down rooms individually, in groupings, or system wide within seconds. The IQ Lockdown provides access control protection inside the premise for faculty and staff, while also providing peace of mind to authorities and first responders.

Protect schools, places of worship, safe rooms and more with the IQ Lockdown. The IQ Lockdown has Z-Wave Plus making it easy to pair and control, or use it to expand the mesh network with additional Z-Wave devices. When installed, the IQ Lockdown is 10x stronger than a conventional lock, providing time for police to arrive.

The IQ Lockdown installs easily and can be activated manually, with the Alarm.com mobile app (available for both iPhone and Android), or the optional key fob. With its low maintenance costs and available egress button for use upon “all clear”, the HL1-CNT-001-LDZ is the right plan to protect your people. The IQ SmartLock is simple to install within 25 minutes (no power run is needed) and connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth.

Product Features:

  • 10x stronger than a conventional lock
  • Z-Wave Plus compatible
  • Triple level failsafe system
  • Connect multiple locks to one system
  • Control via smart phone, key fob, and manually
  • Wireless and hardwired options (hard installed for permanent security)
  • Key fob, egress button, panic button for quick access
  • Alarm.com mobile app available
  • Manual operation for lock/unlock
  • Fits any standard commercial door with 2″ frame
  • Words on in-swing and out-swing doors
  • Rechargeable LiPo battery (2+ years life on a single charge)
  • Government level encryption
  • Made with military grade materials
  • Threat detection with IQ Beacon

Johnson Controls releases IQ Wireless PowerG enabled Photobeams

Johnson Controls (JCI) has released the IQ Photobeams for PowerG enabled security panels.

GeoArm has just released the all new Johnson Controls IQ Photobeams for the DIY commercial business and home security markets. The photoelectric outdoor beam detectors come with built-in PowerG wireless range in two different coverage areas. The IQ Photobeams can be purchased with a short range of 200 ft. (PG9200AX) or long range of 350 ft. (PG9350SL) of outdoor detection.

With a IP55/IP65 dust-tight and weatherproof enclosure you can protect your outdoor perimeter with market leading Active Infrared Technology (Photoelectric beams) detection. The IQ Photobeams have reliable performance with twin (PG9200AX) and quad (PG9350SL) beams. And, a cover and wall tamper provide protection against deliberate tampering.

The IQ Photobeams are easy to install and compatible with PowerG enabled panels such as; the DSC PowerSeries Neo, DSC PowerSeries Pro, Qolsys IQ Hub, Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus and Qolsys IQ Panel 4 models.

Product Features:

  • Aesthetically pleasing slim and compact design
  • Ideal for commercial applications and large residences
  • Coverage area of 200 ft. with short range model PG9200AX and 350 ft. with long range model PG9350SL
  • Market-leading perimeter detection using Active Infrared Technology (Photoelectric beams) and PowerG range
  • Reliable performance with twin (PG9200AX) and quad (PG9350SL) beams
  • Transmitter is designed to send an infrared beam over long distances
  • Easy to install with view finder, alignment dials and LED indicators
  • Extended battery life with PowerG
  • Polycarbonate cover protects the cover of the beams from UV rays and other harsh environmental conditions
  • IP55/IP65 dust-tight and waterproof rating ensures dependable operation even in extreme conditions