**TSB #:**200824


Release Notes:

New Features:

  • New Panel settings for Panel Ambient Noise Detector to adjust noise threshold and duration. This feature is designed for MDU settings where noise complaints are a concern and can be turned on in place of using the built-in Panel Glass Break. Alarm.com support for this feature will be added to the backend in the future
  • Support for Alarm.com Smarter Business Temperature Monitoring (SBTM) service plan when using the PG9905 Temperature Sensor, allowing 24x7 monitoring, real-time alerts and historical temperature reporting to support the needs of restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies and other single-system and multi-location commercial customers. Contact your ADC representative to participate in the SBTM limited release
  • New integration to show daily Solar inverter data (SolarEdge & Enphase) from Alarm.com on the Panel. This feature is part of a limited release. Contact your ADC representative for more information.
  • LiveAnswer support on the Panel for video devices with non standard aspect ratio streaming
  • Future support for Z-Wave 700 series daughter cards
  • New drop down in the Easy Install Wizard to change the language to 1 of 13 different languages
  • New page added to the Easy Install Wizard with QR Code links to download the Alarm.com app for Android and iOS
  • The Easy Install Wizard now provides contextual help screens with additional information like how to pair and test Door/Window and Motion sensors
  • Added the following new languages to the Panel: German, Danish, Portuguese, Hungarian & Romanian PowerG Improvements:
  • Support for the new PowerG Wired to Wireless Converter (PG9WLSHW8).
    • Up to 2 converters can be added on a single Panel
    • Support for regular zone types as well as 2-wire smokes, 4-wire smokes, 4-wire CO’s and up to 4 PGM’s (programmable outputs) is included on each converter
  • PowerG Modem Firmware Version 2.38
  • Support for Prox Tags when used with the Visonic PowerG Wireless Keypads (KP141 & KP241)
  • Added support for Fire Trouble and Dirty Detector on the Panel and Alarm.com when using PowerG Smoke Detectors
  • Probe Disconnected trouble condition supported on PG9905 Temperature Sensors
  • Panel now supports the ability to disable the Reed switch and Aux input on the PG9309 & PG9312 as well as the Aux input on the PG9945 during disarm, significantly extending battery life on high traffic doors
  • PG9945 and PG9309 Door/Window Sensors can now be learned in twice (auto then manual add); once for the internal Reed switch and a second time for the Aux input
  • The Alarm.com backend now supports the Not Networked status in the event history when a PowerG sensor is learned into the panel, does not complete network association and goes in to RF Sensor failure

Other Fixes/Improvements:

  • New functionality to allow disarming from the main Panel during an exit delay when the original arming command came from an IQ Remote, PowerG Keypad or Keyfob
  • Improvement to allow IQ Remotes to pair to routers using the Protected Management Frame (PMF) protocol
  • 500 series Eaton Z-Wave switches are now supported (RF9601, RF9617, RF9640-N & RF9642-Z)
  • Audible and visual indication of dual-path path failures for Panels with the EN Grade 2 setting enabled
  • Improvement to Swinger Shutdown behavior. When a sensor has reached its swinger shutdown limit, the next sensor event will cause the Panel to send a swinger shutdown event to Alarm.com
  • Help videos for each of the 13 language on the Panel are now supported
  • Added support for 3 new Sensor Groups giving additional flexibility to the way Keypads, Keyfobs and Panic Buttons can be programmed: (3) Mobile Silent, (5) Fixed Silent Auxiliary, (7) Mobile Silent Auxiliary
  • Improved the built-in Z-Wave Diagnostics Map on the Panel when using the Z-Wave 6.81 SDK to include RSSI values and the ability to move devices on the map
  • Various improvements to meet EN50131-1 standard Update Instructions: Compatibility Note: Your IQ Panel must be on software version 2.0.1 - 2.4.2, or 2.5.2 and connected to Wi-Fi to install this update wirelessly. **Panels running version 2.5.0 and 2.5.1 are not eligible to update to 2.5.3 directly at this time and must be updated to 2.5.2 from Alarm.comfirst. A separate process to update 2.5.0 and 2.5.1 panels directly to 2.5.3 will be released in the coming few weeks.** 1- Swipe down from the top of the screen and touch “Settings" 2- Touch “Advanced Settings”

3- Enter a valid installer code (default is 1111)

4- Touch "Upgrade Software"
5 -Touch “Patch Tag” and enter the patch ***iqpanel2.5.3***then touch OK

6- Touch "Upgrade Using Network" (panel must be connected to Wi-Fi). Update will download and install

7- Once complete touch "OK" to reboot the panel. **DO NOT TOUCH THE SCREEN.**The update process will take approximately 5 minutes. After the panel reboots the home screen will appear and the LED will turn green.
For more information visit: https://dealers.qolsys.com/software-downloads/ or email: techsupport@qolsys.com

Aug 21, 2023

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