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Sounds like they may be missing the "check in"...

Sounds like they may be missing the "check in" signal
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FC means the panel tried to connect to central...

FC means the panel tried to connect to central station and that failed.
99 is the panic alarm you set off pressing *# at the same time.
Monitronics panels are pre-burned meaning the account...
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The higher the resolution, the better detail and...

The higher the resolution, the better detail and digital zoom you will get.
External Infrared Illuminators will give you better night time picture, there are 2 wavelength models so make sure you...
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Are you sure it's the alarm system siren? Is...

Are you sure it's the alarm system siren?
Is the siren in question accessible? If so open the siren and clip one of the wires and cap it.
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You could use a BRK RM4 smart relay. Just wire it...

You could use a BRK RM4 smart relay. Just wire it in to an existing interconnected smoke and then wire to your panel. When one smoke goes off so will your alarm system.
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What sensors are giving false alarms? Have you...

What sensors are giving false alarms?
Have you checked and cleaned the motion sensors?
As far as a panel replacement goes a Honeywell Vista 20p is a very common, reliable, and popular choice.
09-05-16, 12:13 PM
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I'm not aware of anything for x10, but there are...

I'm not aware of anything for x10, but there are options for zwave
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You have to address the keypad. You're going to...

You have to address the keypad. You're going to need a 6160 to program they system. It can be done on a 6150 but I wouldn't advise it for a beginner.
The 1st keypad needs to be addressed 16, then...
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Do you know what the installer code is? Is your...

Do you know what the installer code is?
Is your system monitored right now?
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Go into programming like before, enter *94*, *,...

Go into programming like before, enter *94*, *, *99
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The 13.65 volts you are seeing is the charging...

The 13.65 volts you are seeing is the charging voltage. Your battery is weak, it needs to be replaced. The gel cell battery is only good for approximately 3-5 years(I have seen them last much less...
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Everyone has their own way of stripping wire, I...

Everyone has their own way of stripping wire, I used to use a wire stripper similar to what you describe when I first started out. Within 3 months I was using a pair of dykes(like everyone else I...
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Yes, but the alternatives are MUCH more reliable...

Yes, but the alternatives are MUCH more reliable than X10
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It could have, depending how you strip the wire,...

It could have, depending how you strip the wire, it can get nicked or partially cut which will cause problems at some point. Measure ohms on the contact in the open and closed position several times....
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Yes you could put the resistor in the panel. When...

Yes you could put the resistor in the panel. When you replaced the contact did you replace the magnet? Sometimes the magnets lose a little of their magnetism especially on wide gaps.
Is this on a...
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Do the contacts have screw terminals or flying...

Do the contacts have screw terminals or flying leads? How is your wire connected to the resistor?
What kind of contacts did you use?
Take zn 14 off the panel and using a multimeter measure ohms,...
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What system? Model number of panel and sensors...

What system? Model number of panel and sensors you want to add?
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I wouldn't count on AT&T fixing it, they're only...

I wouldn't count on AT&T fixing it, they're only concerned with you having a dial tone for your phone(at least in my area, I do at least 30 calls a month because at&t or the cable company screwed up...
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You're going to need a BW-1 to connect the phone...

You're going to need a BW-1 to connect the phone from the modem to the panel. You'll have to run a new 22/4 or cat5 from the modem to the panel as well
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There is an adapter that converts bnc to rca so...

There is an adapter that converts bnc to rca so you can connect to your tv thru the AV input
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Depending on your budget, Supercircuits.com will...

Depending on your budget, Supercircuits.com will have options for you.
I've setup IP camera systems where the cameras are on light poles and buildings, then I use a transmitter to send all the data...
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Did you mean a lcd5501 by chance? The lcd4501...

Did you mean a lcd5501 by chance?
The lcd4501 keypad for a maxsys system. It may not work, but you should check your connections at the keypad and panel make sure red to red, green to green, etc. ...
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You could do that, but ADT may not monitor or...

You could do that, but ADT may not monitor or respond to zones you add on your own.
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The ws4913 works with power series and impassa...

The ws4913 works with power series and impassa system
Wireless CO Detector, Carbon Monoxide Monitor - WS4913 | DSC Security Products | DSC (http://www.dsc.com/index.php?n=products&o=view&id=129)
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Is there a zone list written on the keypad door...

Is there a zone list written on the keypad door or written inside the panel?
You'd have to go around and check which devices you have in the system, are they hard wired or wireless?
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