Using Ademco Vista 10SE without landline


Old 09-15-13, 01:02 PM
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Using Ademco Vista 10SE without landline

My daughter just bought a home that has an Ademco Vista 10SE alarm system installed. The home has been vacant for a while so the alarm has not been in use. She does not have a land line but wants to us the alarm features without the monitoring option. Can this system be set without the monitoring option?
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Old 09-15-13, 01:32 PM
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Absolutely! You will need the installer code to enter the programming and delete the monitoring function.
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How do I find the installer code? I have downloaded the install manual and think I can go from there to delete that function.
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If you power the system down (remove a lead from the backup battery inside the beige metal can and unplug the transformer that supplies AC power to the panel), power it back up and press and hold * and # on the keypad within 50 seconds of powering up, it should get you into programming mode.

Once you are in programming, you can hit #20 and the system will display the current installer code. The four digit code will be displayed as four 2-digit numbers. For instance the default code of 4111 would be displayed as 04-01-01-01.
Old 09-16-13, 09:33 AM
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For a Vista 10se:

[installer code] + 8 + 0
Exit programming with *99
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