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Step 1 - Setup The Customer Account; Step 2 - Register The Communicator With Alarmnet; Step 3 - Determine The Signal Strength And Select A Location - Honeywell IPGSM-4GC Installation And Setup Manual

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IPGSM-4GC Commercial Fire Communicator – Installation and Setup Guide
STEP 1 – Setup the Customer Account
The communicator requires a subscriber account (customer account) to be setup with AlarmNet Direct. This is
accomplished by registering the communicator with AlarmNet. Registering, enables the fire panel to send reports.
To setup the customer account you will need to contact the central monitoring station to get account information, and
have access to the AlarmNet Direct website. To access the AlarmNet Direct website visit –
If you do not wish to use the AlarmNet Direct website, you may call AlarmNet to setup the account, just phone 800-
222-6525, then select option 1. (Monday–Friday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm EST)
Have the following information ready:
Primary City ID (two digits), obtained from your
monitoring station.
Primary Central Station ID (two digits), obtained from
your monitoring station.
Note: The SIM supplied for the IPGSM-4GC is already activated. Therefore no SIM activation is
STEP 2 – Register the Communicator with AlarmNet
Registering the communicator activates the account with AlarmNet and enables the fire system's control panel to send
reports. There are three methods that can be used to register the communicator.
Register the communicator by logging into AlarmNet Direct and choosing "Show Programmed Devices GSM/I".
Search for the account using the Account Information or MAC ID. Under the "Actions" column, use the
pulldown menu and choose Register. OR
After the IPGSM-4GC is installed and programmed, you can register the communicator by clicking the Tamper
Switch 3 times. OR
After the IPGSM-4GC is installed and programmed, you can register the communicator using the 7720P
Programming tool. Simply: Press [Shift ] then press []. Please wait for "Registration SUCCESS" message.
STEP 3 – Determine the Signal Strength and Select a Location
IMPORTANT - Do Not mount this device outdoors.
Warning – The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance
of at least 20 cm (7.8 inches) from all persons and must not be collocated or operating in conjunction
with any other antenna or transmitter.
When choosing a suitable mounting location, understand that signal strength is very important for proper operation.
For most installations using the supplied antenna, mounting the unit as high as practical, and avoiding large metal
components provides adequate signal strength for proper operation.
In this procedure, you will use the Communicator to determine signal strength in order to find a suitable mounting
Note: Since the SIM is already activated, the RSSI signal strength indicators will indicate signal
For this procedure you will need a fully charged 12V battery.
Attach the Antenna Mounting Adapter, RF cable, and Antenna (see illustration on page 6).
Primary Subscriber ID (four digits), obtained from
your monitoring station.
Communicator's MAC ID, and MAC CRC number
located on outside of box, and inside the
RF Exposure
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