AC/LB LED: Yellow LED that, when lit, indicates the system is running on
electricity; when not lit, indicates the system is running on the backup
ALARM: Sound from keypad or other horn/siren indicates a burglar alarm,
fire alarm, or other condition you should be alerted to.
ARM LED: Red LED in the upper portion of the keypad. When lit, some
part of the burglar alarm system is armed; when not lit, the burglary portion
of the system is disarmed.
ARM-STAY: A system setting that arm the perimeter protection of the
building but allows movement throughout the inside.
ARMED/DISARMED: These terms refer to the burglary portion of your
security system. There are several operation levels that allow you to protect
part of your premises while you remain inside. Fire and other emergency and
environmental sensors are always active and ready, and are not affected in
any way by arming or disarming the burglary portion of your security system.
AWAY: A system setting that protects the premises while it is unoccupied.
All burglary sensors are active.
BURGLARY/FIRE: The two major functions of a security system. Fire
protection is always armed and cannot be disarmed. The burglary sensors
protect against unauthorized entry into your premises. The burglary
protection can be armed and disarmed and programmed for special levels of
access and notification.
BYPASS FEATURE: The Bypass feature allows you to exclude a selected
zone or zones from the burglar alarm protection.
BYPASS KEY: Keypad key used to activate the Bypass feature.
CENTRAL STATION: Signal monitoring center contacted by your security
system over the telephone and/or other communication channels when
alarms are activated if your system is programmed to communicate alarms
off site. The central station will follow their procedures and your instructions
for contacting the proper authorities when a signal is received.
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