Newbie Needs Help Please (ADT Safewatch Pro 2000)


Old 06-01-07, 04:43 PM
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Newbie Needs Help Please (ADT Safewatch Pro 2000)


I just moved into a house with a pre-existing ADT Safewatch Pro 2000. It was here from 2 owners ago and as such, I cannot get the code for it. I called ADT and they said they don't have codes on record and I had to sign up with them for them to reset it. I don't have/want a landline and have a much more cost-friendly alternative to do the monitoring. I just need a working panel.

Can I purchase a new panel, wire that to the existing network of sensors, then go from there? What are my options without involving ADT?

Thank you very much for any help.
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Old 06-01-07, 07:03 PM
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The SW2000 is a modified Vista 20se. Unless they shut it down using the download software, you can reset it just like any other Ademco clone. Take a look at the FAQ, it tells how to extract the installer code.

Do a websearch for "Installer manual Vista 20se" It was a pretty common system, so the odds are good for finding it as a free download.
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