How do I Install the 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 CellSled Radio into the 2GIG GC3 System?
The video above will show you how to install the 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 CellSled radio into the 2GIG GC3 wireless security and home automation system.
To install the 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 CellSled radio you will need to make sure that there is no power to the GC3 system. To do this remove the back mounting plate from the GC3. Make sure the power transformer is not plugged in and the backup battery is unplugged as well. When you receive your GC3 system you will notice that the system comes with the backup battery plugged in. It is good practice to make sure that you unplug this before attempting to install the CellSled radio. Once this has been completed open the cellular door located on the bottom left of the GC3 panel "you will notice a small tab". Once this tab has been opened locate the 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 CellSled radio, jot down the IMEI number and slide the radio in accordingly "the IMEI number is the number GEOARM will need in order to activate your alarm monitoring services. After you have installed the 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 CellSled radio correctly close the cellular door to the GC3. Now you can plug the backup battery back in and make sure the positive and negative wires for the power transformer are installed correctly as this is a DC powered system and you can short the panel out if not done correctly. At this point you should have already signed up for our alarm monitoring services and we can walk you through the rest of your GC3 installation/programming process.
The 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 is a compatible cellular radio for the 2GIG GC3 wireless security system and this particular cellular radio uses the AT&T cellular towers. Some people may ask what does that mean to me? Well when purchasing a 2GIG GC3 system you will have to decide which cellular provider gives you better cellular signals in your area. So for example lets say you know that you have wonderful AT&T cellular coverage in your area than this cellular radio is going to be the best selection for your particular case.
In other cases a person may know they don't have great coverage with AT&T but they do with Verizon they may be more inclined to go with the Verizon radio for the GC3 system. If you live in Canada an still want to have alarm monitoring with a 2GIG GC3 system there also a Rodgers cellular radio available. Geoarm security offers you 2 different GC3 kit's an AT&T and a Verizon kit which are available on our website to make your life easier.
The activation of the 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 CellSled radio with your 2GIG GC3 system will allow for use of the GEOARM Alarm.com interactive alarm monitoring services. This is where you can download the alarm.com application on your smart device and begin to control your GC3 system remotely from anywhere in the world with and internet connection. You will be able to arm and disarm your system remotely, receive notifications via text message/email and control any connected home automation devices. One of the biggest benefits of activating the 2GIG-3GA-A-GC3 CellSled radio is that Geoarm can remotely program your entire system without ever having to step foot on your property which saves you time and money!
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