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Set time and date    *6 1234 1 HHMM MMDDYY ##

How do I change my master code?

  • Follow the input sequence below. Only the master code will work for this. This is time sensitive; you will need to push a button every second all the way through the sequence.
  • (*5, MASTER CODE, 40, NEW CODE, #)
  • The keypad will give a short beep as confirmation.

How do I add/change/delete a user code?

  • To add a user code you will first have to assign a user number to the person/group you want to give the code to. The user number is any number between 1 and 72 (minus 40). Once you have done this follow the sequence below.
    (*5, MASTER CODE, TWO DIGIT USER NUMBER, USER CODE, #)
    The keypad will give a short beep as confirmation
  • To change a user code simply follow the steps above and insert a new 4 digit user code.
  • To delete a user code, follow the steps below.
    (*5, MASTER CODE, TWO DIGIT USER NUMBER, *, #)
    The keypad will give a short beep as confirmation

My keypad is displaying an amber Triangle.

Enter *2 and compare against the troubleshooting chart on page 8 of the user manual, or page 10 of the pdf user manual found here. Below is a brief explanation of the most commonly found issues.

  • 3 Telephone line fault; The system has detected a telephone line fault.
  • For cellular service customers: Cellular service may be interrupted for short periods of time due to reasons such as cellular tower maintenance and, atmospheric interference.  Please test the system (see below) to see if service has been restored. Attempt the test again if unsuccessful after an hour.
  • 4 Indicates that a failure has occurred in the telephone communication portion of your system. Please test the system (see below) to see if service has been restored.
  • Loss of clock information. To reset the clock enter (*6, MASTER CODE, 1,) and then enter the time (in 24 hr format) followed by the date. HH/MM, MM/DD/YY and then push #. EX. 4:12 pm on December 23, 2009 would be: 16/12, 12/23/09.

How do I reset my system?

Enter the “OFF” sequence twice. (4 digit master code+1)

 

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