How to reset a DSC PC-5010 V2.0, installer code?

Old 10-11-04, 03:52 PM
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How to reset a DSC PC-5010 V2.0, installer code?


I have owned a DSC Power 832 for about 4 years now and I recently have purchased several wireless smoke detectors, DLS3 Program software and new alarm panels for the system and I want to add them because the guy who installed my alarm is pretty $$$$ expensive and I am pretty knowlegable and want to do it myself. Since I dont have the "installer code" I can't get into it and want to know how to reset the system?? My installer of course will not give me the "installer code" which I need. Whether I have to actually get licensed after all this I really don't care. If anyone know this please email me or reply.

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Old 10-11-04, 04:00 PM
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You will need the installer manual: The default procedure is on page 38.

5.32.1 Factory Default Main Panel (Hardware)
Step 1 - Remove AC and battery from the panel.
Step 2 - Remove all wires from the Zone 1 and PGM1 terminals.
Step 3 - With a piece of wire short the Zone 1 terminal to the PGM1 terminal.
Step 4 - Apply AC power to the main panel.
Step 5 - When Zone Light 1 is lit on the keypad the default is complete.
Step 6 - Remove AC power from the control
Step 7 - Reconnect all original wiring and power up the control.
AC power must be used to power the panel. The panel will not default if the battery is used.

When you do this, you are back to square one. If the other guy used installer lockout, you are hosed, because it will reset everything _except_ the installer code.

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