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Turning the System On (Arming) Introduction With a Duress Passcode Command Center Function Keys Turning the System On (Arming) Security System Basics With Doors or Windows Open Your Custom Display MASTER ARM ? View Faulted or Bypassed Points MASTER ARM INST ?
Alphanumeric Display A i A R E A i I S O F F INSTANT DELAY RESET WATCH SPECIAL PARTIAL POLICE BYPASS COMMAND Siren/Speaker MENU PREV NEXT Digital Keypad Command Bar 4998152977A Function Keys...
Throughout this guide the # symbol refers to a variable numerical quantity, such as the number of points to test or exit delay time. Your security system helps to secure life, property, and investments Messages that appear in the keypad display appear in this guide against fire, theft, and bodily harm.
Command Center Function Keys ESC/MENU Your keypad has five function keys. These keys are used to control The ESC (Escape)/MENU key has two functions. First, the ESC/ your system. MENU key is used to enter the Command Menu. Pressing this key when at idle text takes you to the first item in the menu.
A “point” is a detection device, or group of devices connected to Controlled points are programmed to respond instantly to alarm your security system. Points display individually at the keypad conditions or to provide a delay for you to reach the keypad and with custom text.
24-Hour Points 24-hour points are always on, even when the burglary system is disarmed (turned off). There are two types of 24-hour points, fire points and non-fire points. Fire Points Fire points exclusively monitor fire detection devices. They are always armed and cannot be disarmed. You can clearly distinguish fire points from other non-fire points at the keypad.
Your Custom Display “At an idle state” means that the system is not currently performing a function entered by a user. There are three idle states the system might be in: • Turned on (Armed) • Turned off (Disarmed) with no points faulted (doors or windows open) in the area •...
View Faulted or Bypassed Points If there are bypassed points, AREA 1 ## BYPAS (## = total number of bypassed points) is displayed, followed by the To properly arm your system, all the doors and windows in the point text descriptions of the bypassed points. These system must be in the normal (not faulted) condition.
Warning Displays and Tones display. Descriptions of the tones and displays for each group and instructions for silencing the tones are included in the descriptions Your keypad emits one of several distinct tones and displays custom that follow. text to alert you to system events. Additional bells or sirens might also be connected to your system.
Fire Alarms continues to scroll as a reminder that it is still possible to view the text of the points in alarm by using the View Memory function. Fire alarms are the highest priority events. When a fire point See VIEW MEMORY ? (COMMAND 40) for more information. activates, your keypad emits a pulsating high-pitched fire tone.
Burglary Alarms See VIEW MEMORY? (COMMAND 40) for more information. To clear the event memory and remove the ALARM SILENCED Burglary alarms are the second priority. When a burglary point message from the display, enter a valid passcode and press the activates while your system is armed, your keypad emits a steady ESC key, or re-arm the area.
Fire Trouble Events Special Fire Trouble Display When a fire trouble occurs, your keypad emits three warble tones, If you silence the keypad or clear a trouble for a Fire Point from then a pause (repeatedly). the display and the fire point remains in trouble, FIRE TROUBLE appears in the keypad’s display.
Non-Fire Trouble Events Viewing Non-Fire Trouble Events When a trouble event such as an AC failure occurs, your keypad After you enter your passcode, the text of the activated points can be programmed to emit three warble tones, then a pause continues to automatically scroll through the display.
Standard Displays for a description of each system trouble display. Entering your passcode or a COMMAND 4 silences a system If you fail to turn off the security system before the entry delay trouble tone, but the SERVC display does not clear until the faulted time expires, it might sound the burglary tone and might also condition is corrected.
Your system makes repeated attempts to send reports to your function to execute or when the keypad has no information to security company. In the event your security system fails to display. communicate, the keypad buzzes and displays SERVC COMM FAIL.
System Commands & Functions Below is a summary of the commands covered in this guide. Some of these functions might not be available in your system. If you attempt to enter a function that’s not available, COMMAND DISABLED appears in the display for a few moments before the display returns to idle text.
Turning the System On (Arming) To Turn Your Security System On (Arm): Your security system can be turned on (armed) in many different Enter your passcode and press ENT. ways, depending on the arming command used. Arming The keypad briefly displays ARMING, and the exit delay Commands are those commands used to turn the system on.
Turning the System Off (Disarming) To Turn Your Security System Off (Disarm): Your security system is turned off by entering your personal Enter your personal passcode and press ENT. passcode. When the system is turned on, you must enter through You must press the ENT key within 8 seconds of entering a designated entry door to prevent an instant alarm condition.
Turning the System On (Arming) With Turning the System On (Arming) With a Duress Passcode Doors or Windows Open Your passcode might have a special duress feature that is simply If a protected door or window is open, you might have the option your personal passcode with its last digit increased by 1 or 2.
One of the messages below might display in place of FORCE NOT AUTHORIZED ARM. The authority level for your passcode does not give you the authority to force arm. NOT BYPASSABLE Press ENT with FORCE ARM displayed to arm your Indicates the system is programmed not to arm with system with the faulted points removed from service.
EXIT NOW # (# = exit delay time remaining). or others to turn on your system when they leave. After the exit delay time expires, the display changes to idle armed text. To disarm your security system, enter your personal passcode and press ENT.
1. key to enter the Command Menu, then press NEXT repeatedly until you reach the MASTER ARM INST ? prompt. Press ENT. The display shows ALL SECURE. To disarm your security system, enter your personal passcode and press ENT.
PERIMETR INST ? Using Perimetr Inst: Interior points are not armed with this command and Turn On the Perimeter With No Delays might remain faulted while arming with COMMAND 2. Press the COMMAND bar. The display shows SYSTEM Description COMMAND. Use this function to turn on only the perimeter of your building, Press the 2 key.
PERIMETR INST ? continued To disarm your security system, enter your personal passcode and press ENT.
Press ENT. and countdown. The display shows EXIT NOW # (# = exit delay time remaining). After the exit delay expires, PERIMETR DELAYED is displayed. To disarm your security system, enter your personal passcode and press ENT.
Silence the Trouble Sounder & Clear Trouble Display Description Use COMMAND 4 to silence the trouble sounder during system events. This command also clears system messages from the display. The ALARM SILENCED display might continue to scroll to remind you that cleared events can be seen with the View Memory function (seeView Memory ? COMMAND 40).
VIEW MEMORY ? Using View Memory: Ensure your keypad shows idle disarmed text. View Event Memory Press the COMMAND bar. The display shows SYSTEM Description COMMAND. Your system stores events that occurred since the last time Press the 4 key, followed by the 0 key. memory was cleared.
the Command Center emits a brief tone and the display indicates WALK TEST ? for 60 seconds that the point has been tested. This verifies that each detection device is working properly. Walk Test Description Using Walk Test: Use this function to test keypads, detection devices, and sounders (both interior and exterior) to be certain they function properly.
WALK TEST ? continued When all points are tested, 0 PTS TO TEST is displayed. Press ESC. The display momentarily shows ALL PTS The burglary bell sounds for 2 seconds. When the display TESTED before returning to idle text. panel shows ## PTS TO TEST you can begin. Test each point by first opening and then closing the door or window.
Press the 4 key followed by the 7 key. RESET SENSORS ? Reset Sensors Note: If you prefer, you might use the Command Menu in place Description of steps 2 and 3 to initiate this function. Press the MENU Detection devices, such as smoke detectors and shock sensors, key to enter the Command Menu, then press NEXT repeatedly until you reach the RESET SENSORS ? must be reset after being activated.
Watch Mode COMMAND. Description Press the 6 key. With your security system disarmed, you can use watch mode to monitor some points. Each time some points are faulted (door or window is opened) the keypad chimes once and displays the Note: If you prefer, you might use the Command Menu in place point text for 60 seconds.
Exiting Watch Mode continued Press the COMMAND bar. The display shows SYSTEM COMMAND. Press the 6 key. Note: If you prefer, you might use the Command Menu in place of steps 2 and 3 to initiate this function. Press the MENU key to enter the Command Menu, then press NEXT repeatedly until you reach the WATCH MODE ? prompt.
Using Perimetr Part: PERIMETR PART ? Ensure that the keypad shows disarmed idle text. Before Partially Turn On the Perimeter using this function, decide which points are to be left turned Description off. Fault the points (doors and windows) by leaving them This function is used to turn on the perimeter of your building open.
PERIMETR PART ? continued When performing a COMMAND 8 and no points are faulted or if the points return to normal before the exit delay time expires, the system is turned on as in COMMAND 3. To disarm, enter your personal passcode and press ENT.
Special Alerts Using COMMAND 7: Press the COMMAND bar. The display shows SYSTEM COMMAND. Description Press the 7 key. Your COMMAND 7 special alert is COMMANDs 7 and 9 can be programmed to respond to several programmed to: situations that might need immediate attention. They might also be used to send a silent alarm to your security company without notify your alarm company sounding an alarm signal on the premises.
Using COMMAND 9: Press the COMMAND bar. The display shows SYSTEM COMMAND. Press the 9 key. Your COMMAND 9 special alert is programmed to: notify your alarm company ring a bell on your premises display at your keypad Description: ___________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________...
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Fire Safety and Evacuation Residential fire is a leading cause of accidental death. Most fire TV Room related deaths occur at night when occupants suffocate in their sleep from smoke and toxic gases, rather than from burns. To Living Room help reduce this risk, the following program should be implemented.
Fire Safety and Evacuation continued All family members should plan to meet at a location away from the house (such as a neighbor’s house) so everyone can be Plan both primary and alternate escape routes. Since stairwells accounted for. and hallways can be blocked during a fire, exiting through a bedroom window must be a part of the escape plan.
The system does not recognize the passcode entered. Your keypad uses standard and custom displays to show the status of the security system. Many standard displays are described here. NOT AUTHORIZED Your system might not use all of them. Descriptions of your custom The passcode entered does not have the authority to Force Arm.
Indicates a problem with the panel. The panel is not operating. Your security system makes repeated attempts to communicate Call your security company for service. with the security company. In the event your security system fails to communicate, the keypad buzzes and displays SERVC SERVC PARAM COMM FAIL.
SERVC PH LINE #1 (or 2) FIRE BYPASS Indicates telephone line trouble. Call your phone company from This display indicates that fire points are bypassed. another phone to report telephone trouble. This message might not appear in some systems. 24 HOUR BYPASS This display indicates that 24-hour points are bypassed.
Central Station - A facility where trained personnel monitor time expires, the system begins an alarm response which your security system 24 hours a day. Your security system might include reports to the central station. can be programmed to contact the central station during...
Force Arm - To turn on (arm) the security system even though your security system. Points display individually at the one or more points are faulted. Force arming bypasses keypad with custom text. The text can describe a single the faulted points.
Maintenance and Service How to Clean the Command Center This security system requires very little maintenance, however, If your keypad gets dirty, apply a household glass cleaner to a test the system weekly to ensure it is working properly. A test clean cloth or paper towel and wipe the surface.