GE Concord 4 Security Alarm - QUICK USER GUIDE
To turn off alarm/disarm: Press DISARM button. Screen displays "Enter Code". Enter your code
(master code or any user code). Entrant usually has approx. 45 seconds to enter code before
alarm is initiated and rings to the gatehouse. If disarmed properly, beeping should stop and
display the main screen (current date & time).
To turn on alarm/arm when you're leaving home (all devices on): Press AWAY button. Screen
displays "Armed to AWAY". You usually have 45 seconds to open door, exit and close door
before alarm is armed. Keypad should beep intermittently until armed, with rapid beeps in the
last 10 seconds.
To turn on alarm/arm when you're remaining in home (perimeter devices on, no motions): Press
STAY button. Screen displays "Armed to STAY". You usually have 45 seconds before alarm is
armed. Keypad should beep intermittently until armed – if you wish to silence the beep, press "5"
within a few seconds of pressing STAY button.
If you notice a flashing * on the main screen (current date & time) when trying to arm the
system, it means a window or door is ajar. To find out which zone/door/window is open, simply
press the * button and the screen will display which device is not ready.
If you try to arm the system with a door or window open (ie. you pressed STAY or AWAY
button), the screen displays "Protest". If you want to cancel the alarm to determine which
door/window is open, press * to cancel. If you want to bypass the zone (ie. leave the window or
door open with alarm armed), press # to bypass.
To toggle door/window chime on/off: Press 7 + 1 (when system is unarmed)
Note: panic buttons and smoke/heat detectors are always active, regardless of armed or
System Programming (Edits) - General Actions:
- If you need to change or add alarm master or user codes, from the main screen (display shows
date & time) press 9 + Master Code on the keypad to enter the system programming menu.
- Once in the system programming menu, use the arrow keys on the keypad to go up and down the
- Use the # key to ENTER or accept selection.
- Use the * key to go back to previous screen.
Turn page for detailed instructions on master and user codes.