IQ Panel 4 Panel Guide


  • • Screen: 7 inch LCD touchscreen
  • • Battery: rechargeable lithium ion 3000mAh
  • • Memory: 16GB NAND flash internal storage
  • • Z-Wave Plus, Z-Wave Security 2, and Z-Wave SmartStart
  • • 128 wireless zones
  • • 4G LTE cellular and dual-path 2.4GHz or 5GHz Wi-Fi
  • • 8MP wide-angle, 120 degree field-of-view front camera

Qolsys IQ Panel 4


  • • Intuitive swipe/scroll/touch-based user interface
  • • Supports up to 128 devices
  • • Models support either S-Line encrypted 319.5 MHz, 345 MHz, or 433 MHz
  • • Bluetooth disarming that lets you leave your phone in your pocket when you arrive home
  • • 8MP panel camera will capture disarm photos that can be sent to your phone or watch
  • • The panel turns into a customizable photo frame when not in use
  • • Built-in glassbreak detection
  • • Control Z-Wave Plus lights, locks, thermostats, and garage openers
  • • Dual-path connectivity for improved latency, flexibility, redundancy, updates

User Functions

Arm Away: arm away is used when you plan on arming the system and leaving the home.

  1. Press Lock, then press Arm Away.
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  3. The IQ Panel 2 displays an exit delay timer while arming.

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Arm Stay: arm stay is used when you plan on arming the system staying home.

  1. Press Lock, then press Arm Stay.
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  3. The IQ Panel 2 displays Armed Stay.
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Disarm System: this will disarm your system, and it will silence and reset any active alarm.

  • • If entering your property that is armed away, simply enter your user code (disarm code/master code) upon re-entry before the time ends.
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  • • If your system is armed stay, press the lock icon, then enter your user code.
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Check Your System Status: checking your system's status will display which sensors are currently open or if any of your sensors are experiencing a trouble condition, such as a low battery.

  1. Press the Brinks Home logo at the top right, then press Messages/Alerts/Alarms.
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  3. View system status, then swipe left or right to exit.
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Check Sensor Status: review a list of sensors connected to your system to ensure all are communicating and trouble free.

  • • Sensor status displays on the right side of the home screen.
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How to Power Cycle the Panel

If your system experiences a communication error, please see below for how to power cycle the panel to correct this issue.

You will want to completely power down the system, disconnect the device from the power outlet and remove the battery for at least 2 minutes.

1. From the drop-down menu, select Settings.

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2. Select Advanced Settings, then enter the default installer code 1111.

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3. Select Power Down.

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4. Wait for the panel LED to turn off.

5. Disconnect A/C power from the outlet.

6. To access and remove the battery (only after proper power-down procedures), use a small Phillips head screwdriver, undo the locking screw from the back of the panel, and remove the SmartMount backplate or alternately remove the panel from the wall.

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7. With the panel removed and back exposed, unplug the 4-pin battery connector from the board and pull up on the edge of the battery with your finger to release it from the battery compartment or plastic hold-down.


Caution: do not use a screwdriver or anything sharp that could puncture the battery. Do not pull on the battery cable to try and remove the battery.

Remember to allow 2 minutes for the system to fully discharge and reset before reconnecting the battery.

8. To restore the panel, replace the battery and secure it into place. Align the panel over the backplate, and slide it down into place. Replace the screw removed to secure the panel to the backplate. Plug the transformer into the power outlet. Press the power button on the right side of the panel to power up.

If you need further assistance, you can text a Support Representative any time at 469.513.8685.

For additional information relating to your device, click the following link to view the original manufacturer's user guide or installation manual: IQ Panel 4 User Manual