Once the Z-Wave devices are enrolled, watch this video to learn how to operate lights, thermostats and locks. For more information about LYNX Touch, visit our website at: http://hwll.co/L7000YT
This short video shows you how to enroll Z-Wave devices with your LYNX Touch 7000/5200. For more information about LYNX Touch, visit our website at: http://hwll.co/L7000YT
Phased-In Changes to City of Calgary Alarm Bylaw 31M95 and CPS Dispatch Criteria
Calgary False Alarms
The Calgary Police Service recently approved a phased-in approach to revise the current Alarm Services Bylaw and how and when officers respond to alarm calls. Public safety is paramount to the Calgary Police Service; these changes will facilitate an improved service to permit holders and licensed alarm agencies.
Police currently respond to approximately 45 alarm calls each day. Of these calls, 96 per cent are deemed to be false alarms. It takes significant police resources to clear a call as a false alarm. These changes allow CPS to respond to legitimate public safety concern calls for service.
Changes to the dispatch criteria will make for more efficient use of police resources and will better align Calgary with models for how alarm calls are responded to by other police services in major centres across Canada and North America.
All calls for service involving panic, hold-up or duress alarms, and any verified valid alarm activations will still be attended to by police.
Effective May 15, 2016, Calgary 9-1-1 will no longer dispatch alarm calls where only one zone has been activated within a premise. Alarm agencies will also be required to contact two key holders prior to contacting police.
A second phase will be brought in during the second half of 2016, where Calgary 9-1-1 will no longer dispatch police to locations where there is no valid alarm permit for the premise, the permit is suspended, the call is within 14 days of an alarm installation, or the alarm agency is not properly licensed. Police will also no longer be dispatched to commercial premises during regular business hours.
The Calgary Police Service will also begin charging a nominal fee for alarm system permits. Recommendations will be presented to City of Calgary Council regarding changes to the false alarm penalty structure associated with recurrent false alarms. These measures will recover costs related to alarm bylaw administration and align with practices in other major jurisdictions.
Without having to respond to false alarms, members of the Calgary Police Service will be available to respond to other calls. Police anticipate that Calgary will see improved call response times, with a focus on responses to valid alarm activations and priority calls, with no increased risk to the public.
How to change the codes on a Honeywell alarm system?
While changing the alarm codes can be different depending upon which Honeywell security system you are using, you can change the master code of most Honeywell alarm systems via the following method. Note that you must know the current master or installer code in order to change the master code, or any of the additional user codes.
Set a new master code: [Master Code] +  +  + [New 4-Digit Master Code] + [New Master Code again]
The default master code on most Honeywell security systems is “1234.” Once you have the master code set, you can add and delete additional user codes. The number of additional codes depends on the Honeywell security system.
Add a user code: [Master Code] +  + user # + [New user code]
Delete a user code: [Master Code] +  + user # + [#] 
If you want to change the master code and you do not currently know the master code, you can also use the installer code to set the master code.
Set a new master code: [Installer Code] +  +  + [New 4-Digit Master Code]
The default installer code on most Honeywell security systems is “4112.” If you do not know the installer code either, you must enter the system programming using the backdoor method (Holding down [*] & [#] during the first minute of power-up. Then, you can change the installer code in field *20.
|User’s Partition:||System Master Code +  + [user no.] + [#]  +  + partition(s) + [#]|
|(VISTA-20P only)Factory Defaults:
Part. 1 = users 03-32
Part. 2 = users 33-49
|This command assigns the partitions the user can access. If more
than one, enter partition numbers sequentially, then press [#] to end.E.g., master code +  + [user no.] + [#]  +  +   + [#] gives
the user access to partitions 1 and 2 and the common partition.
1 = partition 1 and common
2 = partition 2 and common
3 = common partition only