The IQ Panel 2 can be set to display digital photos when not in use.
Changing Photo Frame settings
Tap the top portion of your Qolsys screen to access the Settings menu. Then select:
- Photo Frame
- Photo Frame Settings
In the Photo Frame settings section you can change the following:
- Duration - Sets how long each image will show before transitioning to the next image in the library (1, 2 or 5 minutes).
- Effect - Lets you choose a transition effect between each image (fade to black, dissolve).
- Shuffle - When enabled, displays pictures in either random or sequential order.
- Display type - Lets you choose what to display on the screen when the panel is not in use (off, photo frame and weather clock)
- Photo Frame start time - Lets you choose the amount of time to wait after the last press before starting the selected display type (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 minutes).
- Nighttime mode start time - Determines the time when the display, voices or chimes shut down completely (to turn off the LCD, voices and/or chimes at night).
- Nighttime mode end time - Determines the time when the display, voices or chimes “wake up” after sleeping (to turn the LCD, voices and/or chimes back on in the morning).
- Nighttime mode settings - Lets you choose what the nighttime mode can control (display, voices and/or chimes).
Load new images from SD card
To load new images, tap the top portion of your Qolsys screen to access the Settings menu. Then select:
- Photo Frame
- Add Photos
Steps to load new photos
Load an SD card with photos that you’d like to display on the panel.
- 1280 x 720 pixels (or less)
- No larger than 5 MB each
- No more than 20 images
- Saved in a folder entitled “Photos”
- Insert the SD card into the panel.
The card will slide all the way in. To remove, push gently and card will spring out.
- Open the Photo Frame app.
- Press Add Photos.
- Choose Replace All Photos or Add New Photos.
- Wait for the images to load.
- Once loaded, you can press Play to test.
NOTE: Before removing the SD card, go to Settings, press SD Card and select Unmount.