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If you're already in the Simpisafe ecosystem then...

If you're already in the Simpisafe ecosystem then there really isn't a point to switch unless you're unhappy or want to expand your security system beyond what Simplisafe is capable of. My post was...
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My biggest issue with SimpliSafe is that they...

My biggest issue with SimpliSafe is that they give you the perception that they don't have any monitoring contracts and you can cancel at any time. What they don't tell you is that the hardware is...
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I don't use DSC products but you might be better...

I don't use DSC products but you might be better off with the DSC EV-DW4975. According to the specs online the width of the EV-DW4975 is 1" vs 1.5" for the WS4945. You'll have to measure your window...
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How are the zones wired? Are they using EOL's...

How are the zones wired? Are they using EOL's (End Of Line Resistors) either at the control panel or at the sensors? How are the zones programmed? If the zones use EOL's and you programmed them as...
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I'm not too familiar with DSC panels but in...

I'm not too familiar with DSC panels but in addition to what MrRonFL stated you might want to consider purchasing a PK5500 keypad instead. The 5501 keypads are fixed LCD displays and will only...
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Yeah, that will work. You'll also need two...

Yeah, that will work. You'll also need two keypads. Either two 6160 keypads or one 6160 and one 6160RF (6160RF Keypad will allow you to add wireless sensors). You're also going to need a new battery....
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True, I don't know why I thought of building...

True, I don't know why I thought of building codes lol.

Programming the Vista 20p is actually pretty easy once you have an understanding of how it works. My suggestions to arky41...
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That panel is a First Alert branded Honeywell...

That panel is a First Alert branded Honeywell Vista. Personally, I would swap it out with the newest revision Vista panel (Vista 20p Rev. 10.23) and purchase a 6160RF keypad. The RF keypad is a...
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What do you mean changing from a hardwired to...

What do you mean changing from a hardwired to wireless system? Do you currently have a hardwired system installed? Are you moving to a new house and installing a brand-new system?

Hardwired...
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