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It should be pretty easy to upgrade to a vista...

It should be pretty easy to upgrade to a vista 20p series or 21ip. but keep in mind there are only 8 zones on the motherboard of the 20p series. so you will need a expansion card which is the...
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Best Shower Valve Brand to buy ?

Hello i'm planning to remodel my bathroom and was wondering what shower valve brand i should go with. i'm avoiding delta because i have 2 of them that ended up having a stuck bonnet nut that didnt...
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My heatsink isn't pretty hot but thats most...

My heatsink isn't pretty hot but thats most likely due to not having much items on the system
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i have that same communicator too when i was...

i have that same communicator too when i was upgrading away from 3G comms. also make sure your vista 20p prom chip is 10.23 the latest version. if not you can buy a new prom chip and swap it out
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i actually still have a vista 20se brochure from...

i actually still have a vista 20se brochure from a adt dealer and in the small descriptions it states that the alarm panel was designed to last 10 years of service and after 10 years there are no...
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i currently have alarm grid where i pay 35...

i currently have alarm grid where i pay 35 dollars for monitoring for my vista 20p. they have outstanding tech support when i was installing my system. give them a call and they can walk you through...
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if you want affordable monitoring i would turn to...

if you want affordable monitoring i would turn to alarm grid or geoarm. they offer affordable plans but you would need to install a honeywell vista VAM module if you want zwave capabilities. for...
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also wanted to add to your shopping list a 12V...

also wanted to add to your shopping list a 12V 7AH lead acid battery so it has enough juice to power your sensors and communicators during an outage
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If you want to future proof your system i would...

If you want to future proof your system i would go with the 6160RF incase in the future you want to add wireless sensors or keyfob remotes to arm and disarm the system. and for the cellular plan it...
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Keep in mind the bhs 3000 only supports 3G...

Keep in mind the bhs 3000 only supports 3G cellular connection and doesnít support 4G LTE. And att is apparently shutting 3G off too. If you need a alarm system that supports digital signal i would...
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Looks like they upgraded the panel but not the...

Looks like they upgraded the panel but not the keypad when the system was upgraded. There's also the 6148 keypad that lacks the side 4 programmable buttons and lacks backlit display. I would...
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I had a vista 10se installed on one of my...

I had a vista 10se installed on one of my properties in 1997 by adt and it’s still running fine up to this day lol. It did die last year due to a burn out fuse and power supply. But I upgraded those...
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If your vista 20p installation goes well consider...

If your vista 20p installation goes well consider adding a EV4 to the system. That way you can remote arm the system over the internet via app or web browser. It will add more life to the system.
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I had a tamper issue that wouldnít go away on...

I had a tamper issue that wouldnít go away on total connect with my lyric controller and I managed to fix it by entering programming mode and into zone programming. Then I exit it and the total...
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The 6137B supports 3 digit numbers and should be...

The 6137B supports 3 digit numbers and should be fine for the vista 20p. To get a installer code power down the system then when plugging back in quickly run to the keypad and hold the * and # and...
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if the keypad says safewatch 2000 its most likely...

if the keypad says safewatch 2000 its most likely a 6128 Keypad or a 6139 Keypad. I highly against using the 6128 on a vista 20p as it does not support 3 digit number on the fixed english display...
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I did my research on Oolsys before and i believe...

I did my research on Oolsys before and i believe they are part of the DSC Divison of smart home products. and they are backwards compatible with DSC sensors if you have the iQ panel with the legacy...
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could also be incompatibility due to the vista...

could also be incompatibility due to the vista panel prom chip number. i remember adding a total connect 2.0 communicator to a older vista panel and it freaked out. upgrading the prom chip to 10.23...
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Before you cut the cables hold 1 and 3 on your...

Before you cut the cables hold 1 and 3 on your current keypad to have it display the current keypad address. Usually for your panel its 31 but just to make sure do that to see what the keypad address...
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Yea ademco switched to screw in wires holes in...

Yea ademco switched to screw in wires holes in the early 2000s with the release of the 6128RF which is what you have but without the RF built in radio features. the direct replacement of that keypad...
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Glad to hear everything went as planned ! And yes...

Glad to hear everything went as planned ! And yes as keypad age the pizeo speaker starts to age and make screeching sounds. My 6148 keypad did that and I replaced it with a new 6148 and the beeps...
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Yea the adt radio only works for adt. If your...

Yea the adt radio only works for adt. If your buying a cellular radio make sure itís a LTE model. 4g hspa and 3g are getting shut down by 2022 and those are not being activated anymore !
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My kitchen is equip with a honeywell heat...

My kitchen is equip with a honeywell heat detector 5800 series to reduce the false alarms caused by our toaster
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you will have to update eventually as AT&T just...

you will have to update eventually as AT&T just announced that they are shutting down the 3G and HSPA+ 4G network in favor for 4G LTE and their fake 5GE. i believe they are upgrading it one by one...
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If your up to the dly stuff and upgrading the...

If your up to the dly stuff and upgrading the vista 20p yourself i would first cancel adt if you dont have a contract with them anymore. then remove the vista 20se and install a vista 20p. the wire...
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