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Basically, presuming it is a vista or the like......

Basically, presuming it is a vista or the like... you would need the address of the device and enable that address in the panel.

On a typical keypad you would hold down 1+3 when you power it up...
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You will need to make changes to enable a keypad...

You will need to make changes to enable a keypad address in the panel.... This sounds like an ADT system???? If so, do you have the installer code?
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I thought the microwave part would ignore small...

I thought the microwave part would ignore small changes a 15 pound cat would make... even if jumped up to a table/couch 4 feet in the air.

Think I will try the honeywell, I like you can turn off...
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Suggestions for pet immune motion?

Looking to add a motion sensor, the issue is I have a few cats running around he house.

The sensor would be looking down the long axis a rectangular room about 30 feet. There is a couch about 15...
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Nope, totally different. Oddly, after...

Nope, totally different.

Oddly, after pounding in the codes a dozen times, it seems to have taken one.... never ever got a confirm beep.

Question I have is, the SEM is acting like a...
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Got another odd problem... I am unable to add...

Got another odd problem... I am unable to add users to the system from the keypad(s) (tried several). I do master code (not installer) + 8 + userno like 10 + 4 digit code like 1234... and nothing...
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I checked that... I had to enable address 23...

I checked that... I had to enable address 23 (thus no other keypads were using it) which is what the communicator device was set to.
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Just an update... I got everything backup. The...

Just an update... I got everything backup. The SEM programming from alarm. com wiped out all my zones and disabled all my keypads. It's *almost* like a *97 was done... I am 100% certain I didn't do...
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Just an update... Set the keypad to address 16...

Just an update... Set the keypad to address 16 (undisabl-ible) and it's talking to the panel now.

Guessing all the keypads got disabled - somehow.


I keep trucking and update - in case it...
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Is my Vista 20P dead?

I am working with Alarm .com support on this but wondering you guys have any insight.

Basically I got a SEM2 communicator module that wires in like a keypad. I followed the instructions, wired it...
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My vista panel will support zone doubling so as I...

My vista panel will support zone doubling so as I understand things, I could add a specific resistor to the zone and be OK.... my thinking here, which maybe wrong, is having a load in the circuit...
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I believe them to be good ole NO reed switches. ...

I believe them to be good ole NO reed switches.

I don't understand how induced current on the wiring would cause the zone to open. The panel is putting current/voltage thru the zone and should...
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I think I am going to go with the Alarm.com and...

I think I am going to go with the Alarm.com and their SEM210 module unless someone can talk me out of it :-).
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Probably not true anymore but when I got the cell...

Probably not true anymore but when I got the cell backup originally, it was a much cheaper "addon" option for monthly monitoring versus 100% cell monitoring.

My cell backup is triggered by the...
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Recommendations for alarm change over

Just like to get some opinions here.

Current situation is I have a vista 20P with alarm monitoring via IP with cellular (GSM) backup. I do not have a landline phone, only VOIP (OOMA), thus the...
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Thanks for the input... as I suspected; swapping...

Thanks for the input... as I suspected; swapping out the contacts is a cheap 1st step. Interestingly, before I replaced the windows, the house still had the contacts installed from 20+ years ago -...
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Lightning setting off my alarm system

Hi everyone... 1st time poster, glad to be a member.

I have a Vista 20P which I programmed myself. I've been having a curious problem lately where by my lower level, hardwired lower level window...
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