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Is the new Qolsys IQ Panel 4 and PowerG IQ Lock Faster, Further, Better like they claim? We put it to the ultimate test!

At the MediaHead headquarters, Mitch hooked up the Qolsys IQ Panel 4 alarm system to communicate with the Qolsys PowerG IQ Lock and the PowerG Wireless Door/Window Vanishing Magnetic Contacts. Steve then took the smart door lock and wireless door contacts almost 1,500 feet away on the other side of the Addison airport to make sure we had maximum interference.

Was Mitch able to open and close Steve’s door lock nearly 1,500 feet away? Watch the video to find out! 👇

Why was this test important?

We’ve heard complaints that security panels don’t always communicate properly with automatic locks and other security accessories due to network issues and interference around your home and businesses.

The last thing you need is for your safety net to fail! So, as you get ready for summer vacations and your teenagers throwing parties… you can be sure to know that the new Qolsys IQ Panel 4 and related accessories have been put to the test and blew us away.

Read on for more information about these exceptional access control system products…

Qolsys Smart Home Security Product Lineup

Qolsys IQ Panel 4

The Qolsys Panel 4 is the newest model from Qolsys created by Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings. We can attest that the Panel 4 achieves the goal of Faster, Further, Better with its highly integrated and powerful Qualcomm MSM8953 IoT 8 Core processor (a widely adopted IoT solution designed to deliver superior compute, robust camera features, and multiple connectivity options) and industry leading connectivity and reliability on LTE & Wi-Fi Dual Path, Z-Wave Plus 700, Bluetooth 4.2, PowerG, and legacy security wireless.

So, what’s new?

  • The touchscreen has an upgraded 8 Megapixel Panel Camera with 120 degree wide angle lens and Flex-Tilt to adjust camera angle for disarm photos, peek in, and alarm videos.
  • The new QuadSound speaker system allows Music Streaming over Bluetooth.
  • The SmartMount installation system provides easy wall or table stand mounting options, including the new IQ Base Table Stand Subwoofer.
  • Dual SRF featuring PowerG provides long range secure encrypted wireless with compatibility for legacy security wireless already installed in the home or building.

“We fine-tuned every radio to improve range, installation time, and provide a better user experience,” says Dave Pulling, Johnson Controls General Manager and Founder of the recently acquired Qolsys Inc.  “IQ Panel 4 builds its foundation on what we’ve learned over 10 years of hardware development, 32 software updates, and listening to feedback from our customers.”

Celebrated Features:

  • Elegant 7” HD All-In-One touchscreen.
  • Fastest processor yet, with better range on every wireless radio.
  • The best integrated sound system we’ve heard yet for the best listening and playback experience.
  • Extensive integration with interactive services providing residential, SMB/Commercial, Wellness, Builder and MDU/Multifamily support all with a single panel and app.
  • Available in black or white.

Qolsys PowerG IQ Lock-PG

What do we think is the best smart lock? You guessed it! As seen in the demonstration, the range is truly unmatched with the new Qolsys PowerG IQ Lock-PG. When paired with the Qolsys IQ Panel 4, you can be assured that the electronic deadbolt, smart lock features, and keyless entry will have reliable connectivity and stable wireless communication over long range applications. ANSI Grade 2 certifications also bring extra security and peace of mind for your home or business.

Enjoy easy installation and configuration. And, with attractive styling options, you can find the best finish to fit your home or business aesthetic.

Qolsys PowerG Wireless Door/Window Vanishing Magnetic ContactPGx303 (PG9303, PG8303, PG4303)

As shown in our demo video, we used the Qolsys PowerG Wireless Contacts (door and window security sensor) to simulate a door opening and demonstrate the advanced and reliable door access control system through Qolsys products. These vanishing magnetic contacts for doors and windows are suitable for a wide range of residential and some commercial environments. They are near-invisible after installation, blending in with any décor, and are offered in white or brown casing.

They also have a battery life of up to 6 years (with typical use) with a low battery indication, a pull tab for simple, faster installation, and are easy to remove for quick maintenance, making this a great accessory option for the best home security system. They are compatible with PowerSeries Neo, PowerSeries Pro and Qolsys panels.

Are you ready to get wired for security with the most reliable AI smart home integration yet? Don’t forget that we also offer remote monitoring, ongoing system maintenance packages, and we make sure you have a full understanding of your equipment and how it integrates with your app. 

Reach out to MediaHead to schedule a free consultation and walkthrough for your new Qolsys security system solutions and network security upgrades with the best home security installation in Dallas!

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