GSMX Installation and Setup Guide
NOTE: The SIM in the communications module must be ACTIVATED
first in order for signal strength to be determined.
Once the module is installed and programmed, it must be Registered
with AlarmNet. Registering activates the account with AlarmNet and
enables the security system's control panel to send reports.
Activating the SIM
If you are not signed up for this service, click on "Dealer Signup" from the
login screen to set up your dealer account. You will be instructed how to
proceed upon completing the sign-up form. Only one sign-up per dealer is
required. Once an initial user is established, additional logins may be
created by that user.
Log in and follow the on-screen prompts. At this time only activate the SIM
so signal strength may be checked. DO NOT register the module at this time.
Please have the following information available to activate the SIM:
MAC number and MAC CRC (located on outside of box and on label
You may log out of the AlarmNet Direct website.
Once the module is installed and programmed, it must be Registered with
AlarmNet. Registering activates the account with AlarmNet and enables the
security system's control panel to send reports.
Verifying Satisfactory Signal Strength
NOTE: In this procedure you will temporarily power up the
communications module to check for satisfactory signal strength. You
can power it from a 12V battery or from the control panels AUX PWR
terminals. In buildings where reception may be a problem, powering
from a battery would allow the module to be portable. The following
procedure assumes the control panel will be used for power.
If satisfactory signal strength is present at the control panel that is the
preferred mounting location.
Ensure power to the control panel (both AC and battery) is off. Open
the enclosure and connect the ECP cable to the GSMX module.
Temporarily attach the Black and Red wires to the GND and AUX
PWR terminals of the control panel. DO NOT connect the Yellow
and Green wires at this time.
Turn power on and wait about one minute for the module to
initialize. Position the module near a suitable mounting position.
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