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Yeah, you got it. Do you know your programming to...

Yeah, you got it. Do you know your programming to turn on the zone?
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If the wire an be attached securely, sure. I have...

If the wire an be attached securely, sure. I have ran both cat 5 and rg59 (video cable) this way and have had no issues with either.
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Check with your insurance provider. You should...

Check with your insurance provider. You should get a discount for having a monitored alarm. This may be the difference of your monitoring fee. I'm personally not a fan of national brand alarm...
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Hardwire for sure. You will have too many issues...

Hardwire for sure. You will have too many issues with wireless. 1000' is no problem. You can use cat 5 with balons on both ends.
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This is strange. You can try to power down the...

This is strange. You can try to power down the system, removing battery first then power. Repower, plugging battery in first, then transfomer. You can also try *8, installer code, 202. If 7 and 8 or...
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No. Only when you press #2 should the 8 light up,...

No. Only when you press #2 should the 8 light up, if it was a timer issue. If 8 is on all the time it is showing that a zone 8 is open. I would almost think that there is something wireless or like...
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press the # button to stop the beeping. To find...

press the # button to stop the beeping. To find out what is wrong with the alarm press *2 and tell us what numbers light up. if 1 lights up, press 1 again and tell us what number lights up.
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It sounds to me like a transformer issue. You...

It sounds to me like a transformer issue. You will have to find where it is plug into. There must be a recepticle in the basement or other part of the house that it's plugged into.
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Absolutely replace the battery. Not replacing the...

Absolutely replace the battery. Not replacing the battery will cause more problems. To reset the clock, *6, master code, time and date, ##. Not sure why you think that you had a power spike. The...
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power the unit down. put a wire between zone 1...

power the unit down. put a wire between zone 1 and pgm 1. power up the unit and remove the wire. it should be back to default settings.
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if you knew the installer code you could go to...

if you knew the installer code you could go to section 007 and change the master code. maybe your alarm company will come and put your own installer code in it. you could also try 5010 for the...
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sometimes it takes a few hours to reset....

sometimes it takes a few hours to reset. depending on the version of your panel. also, measure the battery and see if it is taking charge.
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maybe your transformer is the issue. why did you...

maybe your transformer is the issue. why did you have a low battery in the first place. check the wiring on the transfomer to make sure they are tight.
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what i meant was user codes need master, not the...

what i meant was user codes need master, not the fob serial numbers. my bad for not explaining well enough. he had mentioned codes.
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are these dsc keyfobs? what do you have for a...

are these dsc keyfobs? what do you have for a wireless receiver? not sure why you would lose this information and your codes just by a power outage. usually takes a resetting back to default for this...
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i was actually looking at those and priced them....

i was actually looking at those and priced them. my supplier actually recommended them. thanks.
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outdoor motion sensors

i'm not a fan of these, but has anyone had any good luck with outdoor motion sensors and if so, which brand? thanks.
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if you press * then 2, you will see number 8 is...

if you press * then 2, you will see number 8 is lit up. which is the internal clock. if you already powered down the system, you will have noticed that the clock is wrong. the date stays the same as...
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check your wiring at both ends. you could have a...

check your wiring at both ends. you could have a loose wire at the transformer. battery voltage should be above 13 volts. check to make sure there are no shortages anywhere in your wiring. have you...
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just out of curiousity, what brand name alarm do...

just out of curiousity, what brand name alarm do they have? and is it monitored?
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you can also get pet sensors as well so the cat...

you can also get pet sensors as well so the cat won't interfere with the motions. and as ron said, they must have not turned on the alarm when the left. i agree as well that video cameras would help....
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there are no diagrams in the manual to tell you....

there are no diagrams in the manual to tell you. i would think that it's the same as newer keypads. they all go on the keybus on the board. you can have up to 3 keypads. oops, i just found a wiring...
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update

i've been trying to check my timing chain but when i bring the timing marks together i notice that the distributor does not point at number 1 but looks like number 3. is this the answer that i'm...
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not sure what your doing. are you setting the...

not sure what your doing. are you setting the alarm and then immediately enter the house after the alarm sets. also you don't have to enter your code and press the away. do one or the other, but not...
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i haven't checked the timing yet, but i did check...

i haven't checked the timing yet, but i did check the coil wire on the coil side. it has white corrosion on it. is there any way to check the coil? i'll see if i can find a coil wire. i do know that...
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