The IP BAT is an IP "always on" data module that can be used with OR without professional central station monitoring service. This device is a snap to install and works with DSC 1616, DSC 1832, DSC 1864, the Honeywell Vista 15P and Vista 20P systems, as well as the Honeywell Lynx R. Does not work with the Lynx Plus, but future version is pending that will.
This IP BAT provides a couple of functions. First, it provides you a virtual keypad from any computer, Iphone, Ipod Touch, or Android (The App is called "IPFob"). Any app version for smartphones is strictly for arm and disarm. You also get a web portal through an internet browser with a virtual keypad. From this virtual keypad you can do anything that you can do at the real on site keypad. Arm, disarm, view event buffer, add codes, enter program mode, the list goes on...
The second capability the IP Bat provides is alarm and event transmission and notification. The IP BAT provides functionality to text, email and even provide automated voice notification of alarm conditions, trouble conditions and even openings and closings / armings and disarmings selectable by user.
There is a service fee of $5.95 a month to use this unit, payable annually. This fee is labeled "Setup Cost" and the first year is paid upon purchase, renewals are invoiced by mail. All of the above features are provided for this service fee. If you would like our optional UL listed central station monitoring service which provides dispatching of authorities for alarms, a central station account fee of $8.75 a month additional are applicable.