Update keypad to touchscreen

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Old 08-23-15, 03:10 PM
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Update keypad to touchscreen

What kind of updated keypad can I use with nx8v2? Currently I have two 148E-RF keypads. What are my options for a nice updated touchscreen and what would be the process to change them?
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Mr Ron what is the procedure for install on the Simon xt? Do I just power down current alarm and wire the new one in? Thanks
 
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The keypads for the Simon XT are wireless devices and have to be programmed and configured in. Normally battery powered, you do have the option of a plug-in power supply.
 
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Old 08-24-15, 06:00 PM
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How about the NetworX Advanced Touch LED Keypads? Is this a diy install? I would love to change out my 2 keypads. Is this something I can program and configure? Thanks.
 
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The touchpads for NX-are very new, but they use the same keypad connections as the regular keypads. Setup is how well you follow written instructions.
 
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Old 09-07-15, 07:12 AM
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MrRon, Can you provide me with the detailed instructions to follow to install a NX touchpad to replace 148E-RF keypad on a nx8v2 panel. Can I use anyone of the NX touchpads? Thanks
 
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Bear in mind, the installation instructions for the touch keypads hasn't been posted to the Interlogix site, yet; so you will need to READ the instructions that come with the keypad.

  1. Make note of the keypad address of the keypad you are removing.
  2. Power the system down
  3. Disconnect the wires from the old keypad
  4. Connect the keypad wires to the new keypad
  5. Power the system up
  6. Set the keypad address to match the one you removed
  7. Go into programming mode and exit, to register the new keypad.
  8. Go to the existing keypad, and go into the keypad programming, make any change to a zone descriptor (adding a space at the end of a line is enough). When you exit the keypad programming, the zone descriptions will be transmitted to the new keypad. It can take a couple of minutes
 
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Old 09-21-15, 07:22 AM
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MrRon,
1. Can I use anyone of the NX touchpads to replace 148E-RF?
2. Can you go through the key strokes regarding getting the keypad address?
3. Key strokes for setting the keypad address to the new touchpad?
4. Key strokes for going to the existing keypad(my old other keypad 148E-RF) and making a change to zone descriptors? Please walk me through this.
Thanks, Ron
 
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No, if you have a NX-148E-RF, that keypad is also you wireless receiver, and also contains all of your wireless device information. That one you have to retain. None of the new touchscreen models are also wireless receivers.

To view the address of an existing keypad:
*94 [installer code]
The number displayed is the keypad number
Press *
The number displayed is the partition it's assigned to (normally 1)
Press * exits keypad addressing.

Again: GE/UTC has not posted the installation instruction for these new keypads yet, and I've yet to have one in my hands. Sorry, you really have to READ THE INSTRUCTIONS...

NetworX Advanced Touch LED Keypads | Intrusion Solutions | Interlogix Global Security Products
 
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MrRon caught the wireless receiver in the keypad. Have you checked to see whether BOTH keypads have receivers? You should be able to add a receiver at the panel and eliminate both Keypad-receivers.

Here is a NetworX touchpad I've found.

I've been retired quite a few years and am not that up on current equipment.
 
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Should only be the one. Networx only allows 1 wireless receiver per system.
 
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