Which system do you have?

FBI

Ademco

DSC

Caddx/ Networx/Ranger

Paradox/Spectra

Other

Don’t Know

 

Do you have any of the following on your keypad?

An AC/LB indicator.

The word CODE on the number 8 key.

A Trouble/System light indicator.

A Service light indicator.

A FNC1 key or a PG key.

None of these.

 

Does your system look like any of these?

 

Click on the picture that looks most like your alarm panel:

 

Please call customer service at 281.225.1000 for assistance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FBI

What kind of battery does it take?

What panic buttons does it have?

How do I arm it?

How do I disarm it?

How do I silence the alarm?

How do I stay arming?

How do I set the instant alarm?

How do I set instant alarm for the doors and stay arming?

How do I bypass 1 zone?

How do I bypass multiple zones?

How do I reset my smoke detector?

How do I set the door chimes?

How do I quick arm it?

What does it mean if the zone light is flashing rapidly?

How do I set the time?

How do I view the time?

How do I view all zone listings?

How do I add codes?

How do I erase codes?

What does it mean when the AC power light is on?

What does it mean when the AC power light is off?

What does it mean when the AC power light is flashing?

What does it mean when the zone light is slowly flashing?

What does it mean when the zone light is slowly pulsing?

What does it mean when the zone light is blinking fast?

What does it mean when a zone light is on?

What does it mean if the arm light is slowly flashing?

How do I reset my smoke detector?

What does it mean if the panel is beeping?

 

A: The FBI XL2T Takes a 12 volt rechargeable Gel-Cell. It can be found inside the main panel.

 

 

A: Police, Fire, and Medical are all separate panic buttons on the panel.

 

 

A: Enter your 4-digit code. (The ready light MUST be on.)

 

 

A: Enter your 4-digit code.

 

 

A: Enter the 4-digit code to turn off the siren, and the 4-digit code again to stop the keypad from flashing.

 

 

A: Push “Stay” + 4-digit code.

 

 

A: Push “INSTANT” + 4-digit code

 

 

A: Push “INSTANT”+ “STAY”+ 4-digit code

 

 

A: Push “BYPASS+ 4-digit code+ zone (1-7).

 

 

A: If this feature is enabled, push “BYPASS” + zone (1-7)

 

 

A: Enter your 4-digit code or enter 4-digit code +*. If smoke detector continues to sound, turn the power off. The smoke detector is bad.

 

 

A: Enter #6.

 

 

A: Enter #1.

 

 

A: Arm/Disarm to clear.

 

 

A: #3 MASTER CODE + Hour + Minute + Month + Day + Year

 

 

A: Enter #7.

 

A: Press #4 to view all zone listings.

 

A: Press CODE+ Current 4-digit MASTER CODE + user (01 to 15) + new 4-digit code.

 

A: Press CODE+ MASTER CODE + user (02 to 15) + *

 

A: The system is operating normally

 

A: The AC power is not working.


A: Backup battery is low.

 

A: The zone has been bypassed.

 

A: There is zone trouble.

 

A: This is an alarm display.

 

A: The zone is open.

 

A: The system failed to communicate.

 

A: The panel will beep if battery is low, entering code will only turn it off for a short while. System may have to be powered down until service arrives. There is no way to turn off the keypad beeps.

 

 

Ademco

What kind of batteries do I need?

What panic buttons does it have?

How do I view open zones when the keypad shows “not ready”?

How do I arm AWAY?

How do I stay arming?

How do I disarm it?

How do I silence the alarm?

How do I bypass a zone?

How do I reset the smoke detectors?

How do I set the door chimes?

How do I quick arm the system?

How do I set the instant arm?

How do I change the master code?

How do I add codes?

How do I erase codes?

What does “NO AC” mean?

What does “BAT” mean?

What does “CHECK with Zone #” mean?

What does “CA” or “Cancelled Alarm” mean?

What does “EA” mean?

What does “FC” mean?

What does “OC” mean?

What does one short beep every 40 seconds mean?

How do I reset my smoke detector?

 

A: The main panel takes a 12 volt rechargeable Gel-Cell. It goes in the main panel. If you are using a wireless system you may also need the following:

·                    Doors/Windows- 9-volt Alkalines

·                    Smoke Detector- 2 9-volt Alkalines

·                    Remote Keypads- 9-volt Alkalines

 

A: Police, Fire, and Medical are all separate panic buttons on the panel.

 

 

A: Press *.

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code+2 (AWAY)

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code + 3 (STAY)

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code + 1 (OFF)

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code +1 (OFF) twice to turn off the siren and reset the display. NOTE: If code is incorrectly entered, wait for 2-3 seconds and then try again.

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code + 6 (BYPASS) + zone (2-digit zone number 01, 02, 03, etc.)

 

A: Enter 4-digit code +1 (OFF) twice to turn off siren and reset smoke detector. If this does not reset the smoke detector, call 281.225.1000 for service; the smoke detector is bad.

 

 

A: Enter 4 digit code + 9 (CHIME)

 

 

A: (If Enabled) Press #+2 for AWAY, # + # for STAY

 

 

A: Enter 4 digit code+7(INSTANT)

 

 

A: Follow the instructions listed below for the model you have:

 

All Vista Versions EXCEPT Vista 10SE:

Enter old MASTER CODE +8 +02 + New MASTER CODE twice

 

Vista 10SE:

Enter old MASTER CODE +8 +2 + New MASTER CODE twice

 

4110 Versions:

Enter old MASTER CODE +8 +1 + New MASTER CODE twice

 

MASTER CODE after programming should be 1234.

 

A: Enter MASTER CODE +8 +User + New Code

 

A: Enter MASTER CODE +8 +User (then wait 5 seconds, code will delete)

 

A: There is an AC power failure.

 

A: The panel battery is low.

 

A: Zone is not communicating with the panel.

 

A: Alarm was cancelled.

 

A: Exit alarm. The system was armed, but the door wasn’t closed before the delay expired.

 

A: Failure to communicate.

 

A: Open circuit. This means that there is a bad keypad wire. Call 281.225.1000 for service.

 

A: The system is in test mode. Press Code+1 to exit.

 

A: Enter 4-digit code +1(OFF) twice to turn off the siren and reset the smoke detector.

 

 

DSC

What kind of battery does it need?

What panic buttons does it have?

How do I disarm it?

How do I arm it?

How do I silence the alarm?

How do I bypass a zone?

How do I reset the smoke detector?

How do I set the door chimes?

How do I quick arm the system?

How do I instant arm the system?

How do I view the alarm memory?

How do I test the siren?

How do I change the system clock?

How do I set the keypad volume?

How do I view trouble conditions?

What does zone light 1 mean?

What does zone light 2 mean?

What does zone light 3 mean?

What does zone light 4 mean?

What does zone light 5 mean?

What does zone light 6 mean?

What does zone light 7 mean?

What does zone light 8 mean?

How do I change the master code?

How do I add codes?

How do I erase codes?

 

A: It requires a 12 volt rechargeable Gel-Cell inside main panel.

 

A: Police, Fire and Medical.

 

A: Enter 4-digit code or AWAY or STAY ( if available)

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code, press # if any mistake is made.

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code, press # to stop keypad flashing.

 

 

A: Enter *1 + zone (01 to 08) + #.

 

 

A: Enter *7 2.

 

 

A: Enter *4 or press CHIME key (if available).

 

 

A: Enter *0 to arm system.

 

 

A: Enter *9 before or after arming system.

 

 

A: Enter *3 to view last alarm or for LCD keypds “Click Here for Event Buffer”.

 

 

A: Enter *6 + MASTER CODE + 2.

 

 

A: Enter *6 + MASTER CODE +1 + Use Military time (1300 for 1 PM, etc.) + Day/Month (0105+Year(2005)

 

 

A: Hold * until desired volume is found.

 

 

A: Press *2 and zone light will turn on showing trouble.

 

 

A: Indicates Service Required. Press 1 again to find exact trouble:

 

Light 1- Low Panel Battery

Light 2- Bell/Horn Trouble-call for service

Light 3- Call for service

Light 4- Call for service

Light 5- Call for service

Light 6- Call for service

Light 7- Call for service

 

 

A: AC failure. The power is not working.

 

 

 

A: There is a problem with the telephone line.

 

 

A: There is a failure to communicate.

 

 

A: There is a zone fault. Press 5 again to show which zone.

 

 

A: Zone tamper. Press 6 again to show which zone.

 

 

A: Zone low battery. Press 7 again to show zone. If keypad beeps 2 times, the wireless keypad battery is low. If keypad beeps 3 times, the wireless keyfob battery is low.

Note: Zone light will turn on showing which keyfob or remote keypad has a low battery.

 

 

A: Loss of System Clock (press*6+ MASTER CODE + 1 + time/date in Military time, month, date, year.)

 

 

A: Enter *5 + Current MASTER CODE (Default is 1234) + User 40 + new code + #

 

 

A: Enter *5 + MASTER CODE + User (01 to 33) + new code + #

 

 

A: Enter *5 + MASTER CODE + User (01 to 32) + * + #.

 

 

 

 

Caddx/Networx

What kind of battery does it need?

How do I arm AWAY?

How do I stay the alarm?

How do I disarm it?

How do I quick arm it?

How do I set the instant arm?

How do I bypass a zone?

How do I view the alarm memory?

How do I reset the smoke detector?

How do I set the door chimes?

How do I set the time?

How do I set the date?

How do I change the keypad tone?

What do I do if the service light is on?

How do I change the master code?

How do I add a code?

 

A: 12 Volt rechargeable gel-cell inside main panel.

 

A: Enter 4-digit code.

 

 

A: Press STAY.

 

 

A: Enter 4-digit code. If incorrect code is entered, keypad will beep 3 times. Enter code again.

 

 

A: Press the EXIT button.

 

 

A: Arm system with STAY or User Code + STAY and then press STAY again.

 

 

A: BYPASS key + zone (1 to 48) + BYPASS, Press BYPASS to exit.

 

 

A: Press * + 3 and last alarm will flash.

 

 

A: Turn off siren with User Code, then press *7.

 

 

A: Press CHIME key.

 

 

A: Press EXIT button.

 

 

A: 1. Press * + ( + MASTER CODE)

2.      Enter 2-digit Hour (01 to 23)

3.      Enter 2-digit Minute (01 to 59)

Example: 1:30 pm would be entered as 1330.

 

 

 

A: 1. Press * + 9 + 6 + MASTER CODE.

2.      Enter Day (1=Sunday, 2=Monday….7=Saturday)

3.      Enter Month (01= January, 02= February etc.)

4.      Enter Day (01 to 31)

5.      Enter last 2 digits of the year.

(Example: Sunday January 23rd 1998 would be 1 01 23 98)

 

 

A: * + 0, press 1 to raise tones, 2 to lower, # to exit.

 

 

A: Press *2. If light 1 is on, it is a system fault. Press 1 again. (All of these conditions require a service call. Call 281.225.1000.)

1= Over Current Fault (Battery)

2= Siren Trouble

3= Panel Box Tamper

4= Zone Expander Power Fault

5= Zone Expander Low Battery

6= Zone Expander Tamper

7= Zone Expander Internal Trouble

8= Loss of Internal System Time.

Press # to exit.

 

 

A: 1. Press *5 + Current MASTER CODE (default 1234). Ready light will flash.

2. Enter user 01.

3. Enter new code.

4. Press # to exit.

 

A: Adding Code - Step 1 Entering Code

1. Press * 5 + MASTER CODE, Ready light will flash

2. Enter User (02 to 52)

3. Enter new User Code

4. Press # to exit

 

Adding Code - Step 2 Authority Levels

1. Press * 6 + MASTER CODE, Ready light will flash

2. Enter User (02 to 52)

3. Enter Authority Level for this code

1 - If On do not change

2 - Arm Only

3 - Arm Only after Close

4 - Master Arm/Disarm

5 - Arm/Disarm

6 - Bypass Zones

7 - Open/Close Reporting

Note: If you do not have the master code you will not be able to add or change any codes.

 

 

 

Paradox

How do I arm it?

How do I disarm it?

How do I stay arming it?

How do I instant arm it?

How do I view the memory?

What does it mean when the TRBL light flashes or the message “System Trouble [TRBL] to view” appears on the screen?

What does zone display mean?

How do I bypass programming?

How do I reset the smoke alarm?

What does the AC Light mean?

What does it mean when the status light is green?

What does it mean when the status light is red?

How do I fix a mistake in programming?

How do I program the chime?

How do I program the clock?

How do I change codes?

How do I delete access codes?

 

A: Enter your access code or press and hold ENTER for 3 seconds.

 

 

A: Enter your access code.

 

 

A: Press STAY and enter your access code or press and hold STAY for 3 seconds.

 

 

A: Stay arm and then press and hold STAY for 3 seconds during the Exit Delay.

 

 

A: 1. Press MEM.

2.      1689 model: The light(s) corresponding to the breached zone(s) will

illuminate.

1641 model: Use up and down arrows to view the breached zone(s).

3. Press CLEAR to exit.

 

 

A: This means that a trouble condition has occurred.

1. Press TRBL.

2. 1689 Model: Numbers corresponding to troubles will illuminate.

1641 Model: Use up and down arrows to view the trouble(s).

Trouble List

[1] No or Low Battery Trouble

The backup battery is disconnected or the battery voltage is getting low.

[2] Wireless Transmitter Battery Low

[3] Power Failure

[4] Bell/PGM2 Disconnected Trouble

[6] Auxiliary Current Failure

[7] Communication Failure

[8] Timer Loss

[9] Tamper/Zone Wiring Failure

[10] Telephone Line Monitoring Failure. The system has not detected the

presence of a telephone line for more than 30 seconds.

[11] Fire Zone Trouble

[12] Module Loss

[13] Wireless Transmitter Supervision Loss

3. Press [CLEAR] to exit.

Please consult the Trouble List in the user manual or contact your installer for repairs.

 

A: The numbers represent zones 1 to 16. When illuminated, the zones are open or breached.

 

 

A: Note: bypassed zones are not armed when the area is armed.

1. Press BYP and then enter your ACCESS CODE or press and hold BYP for 3

seconds.

2.      Enter the zone number.

3.      Press ENTER to exit.

 

A: 1. Press BYP and then enter your ACCESS CODE or press and hold BYP for 3 seconds.

2. Enter your MASTER CODE.

3. Enter 3-digit Section. MASTER CODE is 001 & Users is 004-047.

4. Enter a new 4- or 6- digit Access Code.

5. Press the CLEAR key to exit.

 

 

A: Press and hold [FNC1] or [PG] for 3 seconds to reset smoke alarm.

 

A: If the light is on, it means that the power is on. If the light is off, it means that the power is off.

 

A: A green status light can mean the following:

ON= zones are closed

OFF= zone(s) open

FLASH= exit delay

 

 

A: A red status light can mean the following:

ON= system armed

FLASH= stay armed

FAST FLASH= alarm

 

 

 

A: Press CLEAR to delete an entry or revert to last step.

 

A: The keypad beeps when a chime zone opens.

1.      Press and hold 9 for 3 seconds.

2.      Enter the 2-digit zone number.

3.      Press ENTER 1689/ CLEAR 1641 to exit.

 

A: 1689 Model: Set the system clock.

1. Press the Enter key.

2. Enter the System MASTER CODE.

3. Enter [100].

4. Enter the time using the 24h clock (i.e.

6:15 p.m. = 18:15).

5. Press [CLEAR] to exit.

1641 Model: Set the system clock and day.

1. Press Enter.

2. Enter the System MASTER CODE

3. Enter 100.

4. Enter the time.

a. If the keypad is set to follow the 24h clock (i.e. 18:15), proceed to step 6.

b. If the keypad is set to follow the 12h clock (i.e. 6:15 p.m.), proceed to step 5.

5. After entering the time, press [1] to set the time in a.m. or [2] to set the time in p.m..

6. Press [arrow up & down] to select the day of the week.

7. Press [ENTER] to exit.

 

A: 1. Press the ENTER key.

  1. Enter your MASTER CODE.
  2. Enter 3-digit Section. MASTER CODE is 001 & Users is 004-047.
  3. Enter a new 4- or 6- digit access code.
  4. Press the CLEAR key to exit.

 

A: 1. Press the ENTER key.

  1. Enter your MASTER CODE.
  2. Enter 3-digit Section. MASTER CODE is 001 & Users is 004-047.
  3. Press the FORCE key once for each digit in the access code (4 or 6 times) until the keypad emits a confirmation beep then press the CLEAR key to exit.

DO NOT DELETE THE SYSTEM MASTER CODE. REFER TO YOUR USER’S GUIDE FOR WARNINGS.