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As far as I know, the FBI keypads are proprietary...

As far as I know, the FBI keypads are proprietary to the FBI panels but as those systems are fairly old, I may just not know.

Anyone else want to chime in?
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Which new keypads are you referring to?

Which new keypads are you referring to?
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Yes, the keypads would need to be replaced if you...

Yes, the keypads would need to be replaced if you are changing out the control panel.

Do you know that the wired sensors/zones were all working properly prior to the default and do you have an...
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Both systems also support an Alarm.com cellular...

Both systems also support an Alarm.com cellular communications option which would provide a more reliable form of alarm monitoring and allow you to get more advanced features like remote system...
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A Honeywell 6160 is a popular alphanumeric keypad...

A Honeywell 6160 is a popular alphanumeric keypad that would allow you to make these types of changes more easily.

It should be a fairly simple process to change your keypad our for the 6160.
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If you look inside the beige metal alarm cabinet...

If you look inside the beige metal alarm cabinet that houses the main control panel, there should be a PROM chip about 1" by 1" and on that chip should be a white sticker with something printed...
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Have you talked with GeoArm about the signals...

Have you talked with GeoArm about the signals they are seeing on their end? If you have TC2 service with them, they should have the ability to check your signals and even upload an event log from...
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Yes, in Q44 of the panel programming you can lock...

Yes, in Q44 of the panel programming you can lock out installer access.
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That code may work as the installer code but...

That code may work as the installer code but sometimes those panels are even locked out of any local programming once activated by the company that was monitoring it previously.
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It's hard to really fully lock out a 2Gig as once...

It's hard to really fully lock out a 2Gig as once you have a new Alarm.com communicator installed and activated, you can remotely undo any locks another company may have enabled.
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Posted By Sterling D

Haha, my lips are sealed.

Haha, my lips are sealed.
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That is the process for changing the master code...

That is the process for changing the master code on a traditional wired Honeywell system.

The OP doesn't have a Honeywell system and has a very different type of all-in-one wireless system from...
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Well, it's not quite that scenario. ...

Well, it's not quite that scenario.

Depending on the OPs needs, there are a couple of options.

If they want to have the system monitored, they'd have to check if there is an alarm communicator...
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No, unplugging the system for any amount of time...

No, unplugging the system for any amount of time will not "reset" the programming as this is a professional alarm system made by a reputable alarm manufacturer.

Tia, are you interested in having...
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I assume you mean firmware version 1.9.6. If so,...

I assume you mean firmware version 1.9.6. If so, you can use either the AT&T GC3GA-A cellular unit or the Verizon GCCDMV-A cellular unit.

If you wanted the new Verizon LTE model (LTEV-A-GC2) you...
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You have an all-in-one wireless 2Gig GoControl...

You have an all-in-one wireless 2Gig GoControl system that's just branded for Protection 1.

I would imagine you have an Alarm.com cellular communicator inside that unit. If you can open the panel...
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If you have 2Gig sensors now, and you want...

If you have 2Gig sensors now, and you want Alarm.com integration (for the Alexa tie-in), you'll need to get a new Alarm.com communicator for the Vivint system and then sign up with a company that...
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With Alarm.com, the plans that are IP only aren't...

With Alarm.com, the plans that are IP only aren't discounted from the normal dealer rate so the monitoring for Alarm.com would typically be around that cost.

With Honeywell/AlarmNet, they do...
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Have you checked out the newer Lyric system from...

Have you checked out the newer Lyric system from Honeywell?

It's the latest and greatest all-in-one wireless system and has a built-in WIFI and ZWAVE module and supports an extra cellular module...
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Depending on the level of service you'd choose,...

Depending on the level of service you'd choose, different systems would be preferred.

Typically going from a plan that has a certain set of features (central station service with remote system...
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Are you interested in having cellular based...

Are you interested in having cellular based monitoring (more secure but more expensive) service or internet service (less per month but more likely to go down)?

You can control the system remotely...
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What revision do you have? You need 20.1 or...

What revision do you have? You need 20.1 or higher for Total Connect 2.0 service.
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What does your 20P PROM chip read? It should...

What does your 20P PROM chip read? It should start with WA and you'll find it in the center of the green circuit board inside the metal alarm cabinet.
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My guess is that they have your AlarmNet/Total...

My guess is that they have your AlarmNet/Total Connect account setup wrong and you have a device address conflict on one of your Tuxedos.

The VISTA-20P that you have has 4 available AUI addresses...
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Yes, as Ron stated, by design, there will never...

Yes, as Ron stated, by design, there will never be any exit countdown beeps when arming to Stay mode (no matter what you have the keypad address fields set to) as in stay mode, it's assumed someone...
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