DSC Power 1616 Alarm Systems
The DSC Power 1616 Alarm System can do up to six hardwired zones out of the box and is expandable to 16 maximum wired or wireless. The DSC Power 1616 model offers two possible area partitions and can accommodate up to 48 user entry codes. Click here to view the DSC Power Series Spec Sheet / Compa...
DSC Power 1832 Alarm Systems
The DSC Power 1832 alarm system is DSC's mid level system in their hybrid series. Capable of up to 8 hardwired zones out of the box and expandable up to 32 wired or wireless. The DSC Power 1832 model offers four possible area partitions and can accommodate up to 48 user entry codes. We offer many di...
DSC Power 1864 Alarm Systems
The DSC Power 1864 alarm system is DSC's top level system in their hybrid hardwired / wireless series. Capable of up to 8 hardwired zones out of the box and expandable up to a total of 64 zones, hardwired and wireless combined. The DSC Power 1864 model offers eight possible area partitions. The Powe...
DSC Impassa Self-Contained Wireless Security System
The DSC Impassa is a self-contained wireless alarm system from DSC. It can handle up to 64 wireless zones with each device being its own zone. It can also accommodate up to 16 wireless keychain remotes and has a 17 user access code capacity....
More About DSC Alarm System Kits & Packages
Choosing the model and finding the best kit for you is the best place to start when building a complete alarm system. If you are interested in having a hardwired system, DSC has the PowerSeries line for you. They have three models with the PowerSeries line. The 1616, 1832, and 1864 each have increasing larger maximum zone capacities. We carry various kits that DSC has put together. These will have various basics such as a keypad, transformer, and backup battery that are needed on every system as well as a few other accessories; to give you a solid base to build your home alarm system from. If you are looking for an easy to install all wireless system, DSC has two models to choose from. The Iotega features DSC's PowerG technology for greater range, battery life, encryption. The Impassa is DSC’s basic self-contained wireless panel. It has the keypad, backup battery, siren, wireless receiver, main board, and communicator all within the panel. The Impassa is now Alarm.com compatible as well.
The Power 1616 is an affordable hardwired system that is great for most small residential applications. Out of the box, the 1616 is an all hardwired system that has 6 on board hardwired zones. It can be expanded up to 16 hardwired zones with the use of an 8 zone hardwired expansion module and 2 keypad zones. In addition, the system can hold up to 32 wireless zones as long as there is an attached wireless receiver. This allows the 1616 to scale up nicely depending on your needs. It has 2 PGM outputs on board as well. The 1616 also allows for 2 partitions, 48 user codes, and 8 keypads.
The Power 1832 is DSC’s mid-range, and most popular, PowerSeries panel. While it does not offer a significant size upgrade over the 1616 due to the 1616 allowing 32 wireless zones, the 1832 does offer more flexibility by having 8 hardwired zones onboard and allowing up 32 hardwired zones via three 8 zone hardwired expansion modules. Like the 1616, the 1832 has 2 PGM outputs onboard and can have up to 8 keypads. The 1832 doubles the partitions to 4 and increases the total user codes to 72.
DSC’s largest PowerSeries system is the Power 1864. Overall the 1864 panel’s maximum capacity doubles that of the 1832 panel. Much like the 1832, it still has 8 onboard hardwired zones. It can be expanded up to 64 hardwired zones with the addition of up to seven 8 hardwired zone expansion modules. The Power 1864 can accommodate up to 64 wireless zones with a 64 zone wireless receiver added to the system either via a RFK 5564 keypad or a TR5164 wireless transceiver. This system is big enough to cover all but the largest applications. The 1864 adds two more PGM outputs onboard for a total of 4 and can be split into up to 8 partitions. It also has the ability of holding up to 95 unique user codes for all your access needs.
The first of DSC’s wireless offerings is the Iotega. Like all wireless systems, the physical installation is a breeze. There is only one required wire: from the power transformer to the panel. Everything else is completely wireless and, in most cases, can just be stuck onto the wall. The biggest advantage for the Iotega is that it uses PowerG wireless. PowerG features 128 bit encryption for safe signal transmission. It has increased range that can travel up to 1.24 miles in open air making it suitable for even large buildings and traditionally difficult wireless conditions. PowerG devices are all 2-way. This means that they send and receive signal. This allows the devices to change their transmission strength to match the conditions which leads to increased battery life without decreasing reliability. And with signal hopping, the devices can transmit on 3 different wavelengths to help avoid signal interference.
The Impassa is a self-contained wireless system. It has all the basic components to an alarm system built into the panel, except for the sensors; including the keypad, the siren, and the communicator. This makes the installation of the Impassa even easier than the Alexor. The system capabilities of the Impassa are very similar to the Alexor. The Impassa also has a two-way voice capability. It also is Alarm.com compatible, giving you the power to remotely control your system and get real-time notifications from it.