Bypass a Zone (For all Zones and Modes)
There may be occasions when you would like to
temporarily prevent the Sensors in a Zone from
triggering the alarm. In this situation you can bypass
a Zone when setting the alarm. Once the alarm is
disarmed the Bypass setting will be removed.
Step 1 - Select the Zone to bypass. Before arming
the system, press and hold the Zone button for
three seconds. The Control Center will sound a long
tone while the button is pressed. After three seconds
the tone will stop and the Zone LED indicator will
The Zone has been set to bypass Note: Sensors in a
bypassed Zone will not trigger the Alarm, Alert or
Step 2 - Arm system (HOME or AWAY).
Step 3 - The Bypass setting can be removed
by pressing and holding the Zone button again
for three seconds or by disarming the system.
ACCESSORIES - Silent Alert, Alarm Siren,
and Signal Repeater
The Silent Alert is designed to provide a
visual warning BEFORE entering the home
if an alarm has been triggered.
You can add any number of Silent Alert
LED indicators to the Choice Alert System.
To add a Silent Alert to the system, you will
need to link it with the Control Center.
Adding a Silent Alert™
Step 1 - Open the Silent Alert by gently
inserting a small blade screwdriver
into the tab slot on one end and gently pry upwards.
This action releases the cover from the base. This
procedure can be easily completed once the Silent
Alert is mounted as well. Install two (2) new "AA"
batteries according to the polarity markings in the
Step 2 - Press and hold the Learn button inside the
Silent Alert. One of the LED indicators on the front of
the Silent Alert will begin to flash.
Step 3 - While continuing to press the Learn button
in the Silent Alert, press and hold the Mute button
on the side of the Control Center for three seconds.
The Control Center will sound two beeps and flash
the green power indicator, a test signal to the Silent
Alert. When the Silent Alert receives the test Signal',
the LED indicator will stop flashing, indicating it has
been linked with your Control Center. Reattach the
Silent Alert to the base.
Anytime the alarm is triggered (in Armed HOME or
AWAY), the siren sounds, and the Control Center will
send a signal to the Silent Alert to begin alternately
flashing its LED indicators. The Silent Alert will
continue to flash the LED indicators until the Control
Center sends a disarm signal.
Note: Even if the Control Center is disconnected from power or
destroyed, the Silent Alert will continue to flash LED indicators