Dedicated Function Keys
Note: Permanent display backlighting is an option on some controls (see the control's instructions for details).
The ADEMCO 6150 and ADEMCO 6160 are addressable
Remote Keypads designed for use with ADEMCO control
panels. Addresses are set via the keypad keys.
The keys on the keypads are continuously backlit for
Supervised by control panel (if supported).
KEYPAD DISPLAYS AND LEDS
The keypads have the following display features:
The following table shows the LEDs and their functions:
Lights when the system is armed in any mode
Lights when the system is "ready" to be armed.
SPECIAL FUNCTION KEYS
The keypads also feature function keys. These keys may be
programmed for panic alarms or other special functions
such as macros. See the control's instructions for details.
Function keys must be held down for at least 2
seconds to activate an alarm; key pairs are activated
A or  and [✻]
B or [✻] and [#]
C or  and [#]
INSTALLATION AND SETUP GUIDE
WIRING AND INSTALLATION
The keypads can be surface mounted directly to a drywall,
or to a single- or double-gang electrical box.
1. Push the two case release snaps at the bottom of the
keypad with the blade of a medium screwdriver (this will
push in the release snap), then pull that side of the case
back away. Insert the screwdriver in the side of the
keypad (between the front and back case) and gently
twist to release the side locking tab. Repeat for the other
side. Refer to Figure 1 for location of the case back
release snaps and locking tabs.
2. Route wiring from the control panel through the opening
in the case back.
3. Mount the case back to a wall or electrical box.
4. Wire directly from the keypad's terminal block to the
terminal block on the control panel. (See Wiring Table
NOTE: No more than one wire per terminal may be
connected. If daisy-chained configuration is required,
pig-tail wires together so that only one wire is
terminated under the screw. Use 16-24 AWG wire only!
Wiring Table (All Keypads)
See the control panel's Installation and Setup Guide for
more complete details.
5. Reattach the keypad to its case back.
K3590-ADV4 2/09 Rev. A
ADEMCO 6150 & 6160
– Aux Pwr (GND)
+ Aux. Pwr