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DSC keypads for most of the "power series"...

DSC keypads for most of the "power series" systems are largely interchangeable. If you have 6 ones it's probably a 1555, if there's 8 zones, then it's a Power 832 (PC5010). Typically the model...
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What model are your transmitters?

What model are your transmitters?
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Your angles don't give a good view, but the small...

Your angles don't give a good view, but the small board below the main board could be a power supply, and the stuff mounted on the door is most likely relays (part numbers would help).

Every one...
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Well, you have one critical thing already sorted...

Well, you have one critical thing already sorted our. You have a clear list of what the existing zones are. The hardest thing about doing this, especially with a dead system is getting that...
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If you can get the contact out of the window...

If you can get the contact out of the window frame and have a bit of slack, simply strip, and twist the wires attached to the contacts together. If the zone closes, and stays stable, then replace...
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Remember, volunteer forums, people aren't around...

Remember, volunteer forums, people aren't around 24-7...
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Yes, the exit delay timer still runs in _all_...

Yes, the exit delay timer still runs in _all_ arming modes. It's in the user manual, but it's buried in a block of text.
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Did you delete the previous transmitters before...

Did you delete the previous transmitters before you tried to add the new ones?

What were the exact keystrokes you attempted to use?
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Interconnected smoke alarms are generally...

Interconnected smoke alarms are generally required to meet building life safety codes. Security system connected smoke detectors are considered supplemental, and are usually in addition to the...
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By your description of your needs, something like...

By your description of your needs, something like one of the Honeywell Lynx models will probable be sufficient.
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Installer manual:...

Installer manual: https://cms.dsc.com/download.php?t=1&id=13593

To change the exit delay (yes, the default DSC delay time is _huge_):

*8 [installer code]
18
xxx (3 digit entry time in...
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The older versions required using the...

The older versions required using the programmable output terminals on the DSC panel. The new ones don't do that; and for that remote indicator to work correctly, 3 conductors is required.
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Yes, if what you replaced were 120v...

Yes, if what you replaced were 120v interconnected smoke alarms, they were not connected to the intrusion alarm control.

There _is_ a special relay that some people add to their smoke alarm loops...
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That is a 120V single station smoke alarm device....

That is a 120V single station smoke alarm device. It's _not_ compatible with the 12V DC smoke circuit for your security alarm control.
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Since your question is completely different from...

Since your question is completely different from the original thread; we'll give you a fresh thread:

Installer manual:...
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What are the Brand/Model of the devices you are...

What are the Brand/Model of the devices you are trying to enroll?
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Did you delete the ones you removed? Concords...

Did you delete the ones you removed? Concords won't simply overwrite existing devices unless the old one has been deleted.
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Yes, as long as the radio is physically...

Yes, as long as the radio is physically connected, it will make the system generate troubles. Not sure if that's related to the reboot glitch, but it's possible.
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Actually, the changes over the last 10 years or...

Actually, the changes over the last 10 years or so have been relatively minor. Mostly in terms of more communication options, really. Unless you are looking for fairly high-end features; nearly...
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You take the wires off of the loop terminals and...

You take the wires off of the loop terminals and check the pair in question with a meter or continuity tester to see if the loop is closed.
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Check the model numbers against the installer...

Check the model numbers against the installer manual. There are multiple input modules, and they work slightly differently.

The thing that you are trying to establish, is if the wiring coming...
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The door and window contacts are basically just...

The door and window contacts are basically just switches. If you have the system you named, somewhere, there is a small module that those windows are actually connected to for the interface with the...
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This was one of the early polling loop systems. ...

This was one of the early polling loop systems. If all three windows are wired to the same input module; then start by looking at the windows themselves. Look for the obvious, like the magnet for...
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It _should_ work with a Vista 20p. but, you still...

It _should_ work with a Vista 20p. but, you still need a 6160 model keypad to do the set up and programming. The one you have cannot access the programming menus.

If you can find a used one that...
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Are they on the same zone? If so, do the pairs...

Are they on the same zone? If so, do the pairs of wires run back from the doors back to the panel, and are combined inside the control box, or are the contacts tied together within the door frame.
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