Surety Alarm.com Service Glossary

Some of the benefits of Alarm.com are the growing number of services and features available to users as well as a constantly refined user interface. To keep track of all of this and learn what your system can do, check the following list of feature descriptions. Alarm.com Web Interface System Summary Page Sensor Status: The real time status […]

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How to set up recording schedules for your Alarm.com cameras

Strike a balance with your surveillance and record just what you need when you need it. This video shows how to create custom recording schedules for your Alarm.com IP cameras.

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How to adjust the resolution settings of your Alarm.com cameras

Alarm.com cameras are installed with medium resolution settings by default, this video shows where to go to edit those settings and improve the resolution and quality. This section of the camera settings also allows users to edit the length of clips that are generated from their cameras due to alarms and camera motion detection.

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How to Install a Zwave System and Test with Alarm.com.

One of the biggest rewards of owning an alarm system utilizing Alarm.com service is the ability to create your own inexpensive smart-home network of Zwave devices. There is, however, a slight learning curve to the installation and troubleshooting. Required steps unique to Zwave (as opposed to 345mhz sensors) are easy to skip, causing frustration down […]

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How to download your video clips from your Alarm.com Cloud Video Service

Having cloud video storage and archiving is a fantastic benefit to Alarm.com video service, but what happens when you need to burn that video to a disk or transfer it to a flash drive? This video shows where to find the download function in the Alarm.com video Saved Clips page. When you have found the […]

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How to edit the Motion Detection Settings on your Alarm.com Cameras

The benefits of cloud video service through Alarm.com are pretty evident. Being able to have a video clip automatically sent to your phone, regardless of what you are looking to catch; your children returning home safely every day, verified delivery of a package you were waiting on, uninvited guests of your babysitter, a prowler vandalizing […]

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Sensor Activity Monitoring vs. Sensor Security Monitoring

Security systems, at face value, are about the knowledge that your home, your belongings, and your family are kept safe. Someone of course wants to know when their alarm has been activated by an intruder. However, this isn’t the only feature of alarm systems anymore. The most important piece of knowledge you need during the […]

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How to Update the Firmware on Your 2GIG Go!Control Panel

suretyCAM security and automation shows you how to update the firmware on your 2GIG Go!Control Panel. The download here has the current firmware as well as instructions-

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Control Your Zwave Lights with a 2GIG Keyfob

A point of contention regarding the Zwave controls through Alarm.com is the lack of scene control. A person can create scenes with the 2GIG panel and control lights in this manner, or they can use the remote controls and rules through Alarm.com, with no local scene control. Well, there are always work-arounds, and if you […]

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DIY Project: Monitor an Exterior Gate Easily Through Qolsys and Alarm.com

The new Qolsys IQ Panel has hit the suretyDIY online store recently, and we’re all pretty excited to put it through its paces.  The great news is that you can come up with the same great solutions for specific needs as you can with the 2GIG system.  One such DIY solution is our suggested wireless […]

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