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Unfortunately, alarm panels, even the newer ones,...

Unfortunately, alarm panels, even the newer ones, don't do well with VoIP phone lines. Sometimes they work, more often they don't. The data transmission interaction between the panel and the Central...
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John, I'd recommend against converting to NC....

John, I'd recommend against converting to NC. Decades ago,the alarm industry saw a lot of experimentation with spring-loaded NC contacts to connect burglary circuits--for just one example,...
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Question: Are you sure you replaced the old siren...

Question: Are you sure you replaced the old siren with a siren? A siren is comprised of an electronic driver and a speaker. Often the driver and speaker are contained in the same housing, and we...
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Even if you can find what you need to use...

Even if you can find what you need to use Compass, you'd probably spend more time figuring it out and setting it up than you would viewing and copying via keypad programming. Yes, KP programming may...
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ADT's "Safewatch Pro 2000" is a re-branded (&...

ADT's "Safewatch Pro 2000" is a re-branded (& slightly modified) Ademco (now Honeywell) Vista-20SE Control Panel (aka, the "Panel"). It lives in a steel cabinet about the size of a small bathroom...
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ZenMan, if you're still watching this thread: I...

ZenMan, if you're still watching this thread: I waited a few days before answering, to give anyone interested, and with the Compass software, time to respond. It doesn't surprise me that no one has...
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@Indianhead, in case you're still paying...

@Indianhead, in case you're still paying attention to this thread:
My apologies for not posting sooner. I've never had occasion to come across a "CT61" Control Panel before, so I didn't recognize it...
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Yes, changing loop numbers on sensors before...

Yes, changing loop numbers on sensors before saving in programming will work. If you are using any 5816s with the V-20P, be aware that the on-board reed switch (as opposed to the terminals for...
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Powering a relay off the outlet was my thought...

Powering a relay off the outlet was my thought too, but I'd do it a bit differently. I would plug in a low-voltage power supply, say 5V, 6V, or 12VDC to power a low-voltage "sensitive" relay; i.e.,...
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1) The quick answer is: Yes. The GE...

1) The quick answer is: Yes.
The GE sensor/transmitters (or _any_ professional grade sensor/transmitter) sends the same information when it transmits: Open/close status, check-in (supervisory), low...
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No, the Ademco #100 panel did latch on alarm. It...

No, the Ademco #100 panel did latch on alarm. It was about the simplest panel possible: A keyswitch and two relays, the "sensitive relay" (locally we called it a "750 relay" 'cause its coil...
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That looks like a typical PIR to me: No...

That looks like a typical PIR to me: No indication of any built-in resistor. Your existing PIR is the first one I've heard of that has a built-in EOLR. I can only speculate why ITI would make...
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I hate to give up after all. What if I replace...

I hate to give up after all. What if I replace the second PIR with one that does not have a built-in EOLR? Could that stop the fault? I could keep the original PIR with the built-in EOLR because that...
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Aileron8, thanks for the link, even though I...

Aileron8, thanks for the link, even though I couldn't find a way to navigate to any page with technical specs. I'll take your word for it that that model PIR has a built-in 3.3K Resistor. In my...
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aileron8 said: None of the motion zones have...

aileron8 said: None of the motion zones have EOLRs. All the others do.

It's possible to program zones like that, but it would be unusual and I'd be surprised to find a system programmed that way....
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Um, pearljammer...!? What you say will make the...

Um, pearljammer...!? What you say will make the Panel call DesertRatt's cell, but um....

Might be a good idea to let him know that, since his cell phone can't give the Panel the proper Handshake...
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aileron8 asked: Am I correct in assuming I put a...

aileron8 asked: Am I correct in assuming I put a 5.6k resistor on each of the motion zones?


OK, to avoid any further confusion, which zone _number_ is the basement laundry room motion(s)? Last I...
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There are more things can trip a PIR in a utility...

There are more things can trip a PIR in a utility area than I want to try to list, and even if I did, I'd probably miss some: Everything from mice, to dangling things swinging in a draft, to moths...
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Welcome to the forum. Your DSC PC1616 is the...

Welcome to the forum.

Your DSC PC1616 is the Control Panel (CP) of your system. That means it controls (including supporting) the functions of your system, The TL300 and PC5108 are peripherals of...
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You cannot _remove_ Installer or Dealer Codes. ...

You cannot _remove_ Installer or Dealer Codes. The board will always have one of each. When someone "doesn't have" one of those codes, it only means that s/he doesn't know the code, but it's in...
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Not sure what you mean by "restarts"? What...

Not sure what you mean by "restarts"? What exactly is it doing?

And have you replaced the Panel battery with a new one?
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"We could swap battle stories." Yeah, but...

"We could swap battle stories."

Yeah, but let's not hijack Charlyboy's thread to do it. Back to the programmers for the D8112, I remember now that I worked for a short while in the mid-90s for a...
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It's been 30 years since I worked with Radionics...

It's been 30 years since I worked with Radionics systems, back when the D8112 was its premier panel, so I'm not sure of the arming protocol; but I'm going to hazard a guess that when you set the...
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I've never worked on an ATT&T DLC200C either,...

I've never worked on an ATT&T DLC200C either, since it's apparently AT&T's current entry into the DIY market. I looked over the User Manual that Ron linked and can't find how to activate the CHIME...
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Yes, leave the other settings the same: RF...

Yes, leave the other settings the same: RF Supervision and Loop 1 are determined by the type of device you have, not how you want to use it. All RF(wireless) PIRs are always set as RF Sup and Loop...
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