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    N7229 7194 via30+, V ISTA 10,411l XM ADEMCO[...]

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS SYSTEM OVERVIEW ........................................... 3 ARMING PERIMETER ONLY (INSTANT) ................... 17 General ............................................................................. 3 ARMING ALL PROTECTION (AWAY). ....................... 18 Consoles .............................................................[...]

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    SYSTEM OVERVIEW GeneraI Zones Burglaty Protection Congratulations on your ownership of an Ademco Security System. You’ve made a wise decision in choosing it, for it represents the latest in security protection technology today, including microcomputer technology to monitor all system status. Ademco is the world’s largest manufacturer of securit[...]

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    SYSTEM OVERVIEW Fire Protection The fire protection portion of your security system (if used) is always on and will sound an alarm if a fire condition is detected. Refer to the F/RE ALARM SYSTEM section for important information concerning fire protection, smoke detectors and planning emergency exit routes from your house. Alarms when an alarm occu[...]

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    ABOUT THE CONSOLES General Console Styles Console Displays Your consoles allow you to control all system functions. The consoles feature a telephone style (digital) keypad and a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) which shows the nature and location of all occurrences. The consoles feature a built-in sounder which emits alarm sounds during alarm condition[...]

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    AWAY STAY INSTANT BYPASS NOT READY READY NO AC AC CHIME BAT ALARM CHECK FIRE ABOUT THE CONSOLES Fixed-Word Console Displays All burglary zones, interior & perimeter, are armed. Perimeter burglary zones, such as windows and doors are armed. Perimeter burglary zones armed and entry delay is turned off. One or more burglary protection zones have b[...]

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    FUNCTIONS OF THE CONSOLE SEE TYPICAL CONSOLE ON NEXT PAGE - 1. DISPLAY WINDOW: Displays protection zone ID and sstem status messaaes. OFF KEY: Disirms burglary portion of the system, silences alarms and audible trouble indicators. and 11. * H READY KEY: Displays all open protection zones. 12. # KEY: “ Quick Arm ” key permits ARMING of the syste[...]

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    Q 1 Q 0 Q / c9 /@ /7 0 -69 ’ 10 0 ‘ 0 SHOWN WITH KEYPAD COVER REMOVED TYPICAL ALPHA CONSOLE . . Fixed-Word Consoles are functionally similar, except for screen displays.[...]

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    SECURITY CODES General Duress Code Quick Arming At the time of installation, your installer programmed a personal four-digit Master code, known only to you and yours. This code is used to perform most system functions, including arming and disarming of the system. As an additional safety feature, temporary user codes can be assigned (see next page)[...]

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    SECUR1l’Y CODES To Assign, Change, or Delete User Codes Voice Module 1. Enter your Master code and press the CODE key, 2. Enter single-digit User Number for whom a code is to be assigned, changed, or deleted. 3. If assigning or changing a user’s code, enter the desired 4-digit code for use by that User Number. The console will beep once. /f del[...]

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    General Information Exit Delay Alerting Sound ENTRY/EXIT DELAYS Your system has preset time delays, known as exit delay and entry delay. When you arm your system, exit delay gives you time to leave through the entry/exit door without setting off an alarm. Entry delay gives you time to disarm the system when you reenter through the entry/exit door. [...]

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    CHECKING FOR OPEN ZONES Using the Before arming your system, all protected doors, windows and other protection ❑ READY Key zones must be closed or bypassed (see 13 YPASS//VG PROTECT/ON ZONES section), otherwise the console will display a “Not Ready” message, and if your console has a READY indicator light, it will not be lit.. The READY (~) k[...]

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    BYPASSENG PROTECTION ZONES Using the ❑ 6 BYPASS Key This key is used when you want to arm your system with one or more zones intentionally unprotected. The system must be disarmed first. 1. Enter your security code and press the BYPASS key. 2. Enter zone number(s) for the zone(s) to be bypassed (e.g., 06, 10, 13, etc.). Single digit zone numbers [...]

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    BYPASSING PROTECTION ZONES Quick Bypass If your system supports “Quick Bypass”, it allows you to easily bypass all open (faulted) zones without having to enter zone numbers individually. This feature is useful if, for example, you routinely leave certain windows open when arming at night. To use this feature, enter your security code, press the[...]

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    ARMING PERIMETER ONLY Using the El 3 STAY Key WITH ENTRY DELAY ON Use this key when you are staying inside, but expect someone to use an entry/exit door later. 1. 2. 3. Enter ybur security code and press the STAY key. The console beeps three times and displays the armed message. The red ARMED indicator lights. The system arms. An alarm sounds immed[...]

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    ARMING PERIMETER ONLY Using the ❑ 7 INSTANT Key WITH ENTRY DELAY OFF Use this key when you are staying inside and do not expect anyone to use an entry/exit door. 1. Enter your security code and press the INSTANT key. 2. The console beeps three times and displays the armed message. The red ARMED indicator lights. 3, The system arms. An alarm’ so[...]

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    .— .-. ---- .-— ———— ————— - Using the ❑ 2 AWAY Key WITH ENTRY DELAY ON Use this key when no one will be staying inside. 1. 2. 3. Enter your security code and press the AWAY key. The console beeps twice and displays the armed message, The red ARMED indicator lights. You may leave through an entrviexit door during the exit de[...]

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    ARMING ALL PROTECTION Using the ❑ 4 MAXIMUM Key WITH ENTRY DELAY OFF Use this key when the premises will be vacant for extended periods of time such as vacations, etc., or when retiring for the night and no one will be moving through protected interior areas. 1. 2. 3. Enter your security code and press the MAXIMUM key. The console beeps twice and[...]

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    Using the n 1 OFF Key DISARMING THE SYSTEM AND SILENCING ALARMS The OFF key is used to disarm the system and to sounds. To Disarm the System silence alarm and trouble Enter your securitv code and Dress the OFF kev. The “Ready” message will be displayed, and the console will emit a single tone to confirm that the system is disarmed. To Silence a[...]

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    EXUT ALARMS Exit Alarm Warning Displays and Sounds Your system may support and have been programmed for this feature. When arming, if an exit or interior zone contains a fault during closing at the time the exjt cfe/ay ends, the alarm sounder and console sound continuously to alert you that an unwanted alarm can be prevented if you take action: ●[...]

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    PANIC KEYS Using Panic Keys (for manually activating silent and/or audible alarms) ● If connected to central station. Your system may have been programmed to use special keys or combinations of keys to manually activate emergency (panic) functions. The functions that might be programmed are: Silent Emergency, Audible Emergency, Personal Emergency[...]

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    Using the ❑ 5 TEST Key TESTING THE SYSTEM TO BE CONDUCTED WEEKLY The TEST key puts your system into Test mode, which allows each protection point to be checked for proper operation. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Disarm the system and close all protected windows, doors, etc. The console’s READY message should be displayed and the READY indicator (if present[...]

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    7. 8. TESTING THE SYSTEM After all protection points have been checked and restored, there should be no zone identification numbers displayed. If a problem is experienced with any protection point (no confirming sounds, no display), CALL FOR SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. Turn off the Test mode by entering the security code and pressing the OFF key. I WITH S[...]

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    TROUBLE CONDITIONS “Check” and The word CHECK on the console’s display, accompanied by a “beeping” at the “Battery” Displays console, indicates a trouble condition in the system. To silence the beeping for these conditions, press any key. 1. A display of “CHECK” and one or more zone numbers indicates that a problem exists with the[...]

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    TROUBLE CONDITIONS 3. 4. A display of “BAT” with no zone number indicates that the main standby battery in your control is weak. If this condition persists for more than one day (with AC present), CALL FOR SERVICE. A dis~lav of “BAT” with a zone number and a once ~er minute “beeping;’ at the Console indicates that a low battery condit~o[...]

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    Other Displays Fixed-Word Consoles Partitioned System TROUBLE Conditions dl: cc: FC: Oc: If this remains displayed for more than 1 minute, your system is disabled. CALL FOR SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. The system is in communication with the central station for change of function or status verification. If this message persists for more than 10 minutes, CA[...]

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    FIRE ALARM SYSTEM IF INSTALLED General Your fire alarm system (if installed) is on 24 hours a day, for continuous protection. In the event of an emergency, the strategically located smoke and heat detectors will automatically send signals to your system, triggering a loud, interrupted sound from the Console. An interrupted sound will also be produc[...]

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    Silencing 1. Fire Alarms 2. 3. 4. FIRE ALARM SYSTEM IF INSTALLED Silence the alarm by pressing the OFF key (security code not needed to silence fire alarms). To clear the display, enter your code and press the OFF key again (Memory of Alarm). [f the Console’s fire indication does not clear after the second OFF sequence, smoke detectors may still [...]

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    NATIONAL FiRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION RECOMMENDATIONS ON SMOKE DETECTORS -———. .– ..——. General With regard to the number and placement of sr subscribe to the recommendations contained in the Association’s Standard #74 noted below. Early warning fire detection is best achieved by the i equipment in all rooms and areas of the household [...]

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    EMERGENCY Evacuation Steps to Safety Establish and regularly practice a plan of escape in the event of fire. The following steps are recommended by the National Fire Protection Association: 1. 2, 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1. Plan on your detector oryourinteriorand/or exterior sounders warning all occupants. Determine two means of escape from each room. One pa[...]

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    QUICK GUIDE TO ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONS Fll Nf7T10N iPRr’)CFr)ll RF [ ~t7MilfulFNTC I -------- . . . ------ ---- . . .. . . . . . . . ,- Check Zones Press READY key. To view faulted zones when system @ ready. Arm System Enter code. Press arming key desired: Arms system in mode selected. (AWAY, STAY, INSTANT, MAXIMUM) Quick Arm Press #. Press arming[...]

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    SUMMARY OF AUDIBLE/VISUAL NOTIFICATION (A-HA DISPLAY CONSOLESI SOUND CAUSE DISPLAY LOUD, INTERRUPTED* FIRE ALARM Console & External FIRE is displayed; descriptor of zone in alarm is displayed. LOUD, CONTINUOUS’ BURGLARY/AUDIBLE fl LftR M is displayed; descriptor of zone in alarm is also displayed.. Console & External EMERGENCY AIJIRM Also[...]

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    SUMMARY OF AUDIBLE/VISUAL NOTIFICATION ~ SOUND CAUSE DISPLAY LOUD, INTERRUPTED* FIRE AURM FIRE and flLflRM are displayed; protection zone in alarm is displayed. Console & External LOUD, CONTINUOUS” BURGLARY/AUDIBLE flL13RM is displayed; protection zone in alarm is also displayed. Console & External EMERGENCY ALARM Also see ‘Exit Alarm W[...]

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    PROTECTION ZONES LIST One or more sensing devices will have been assigned by the installer of your alarm system to each of the various protection zones in your system (a/though not every zone number cm he used). For example, the sensing device on your Entry/Exit door may have been assigned to zone 06, sensing devices on windows in the master bedroo[...]

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    OWNER’S INSURANCE PREMIUM CREDIT REQUEST rhis form should be completed and forwarded to your homeowner’s insurance carrier for possible premium credit. 4. 3. . w. t). GENERAL INFORMATION: Insured’s Name and Address: Insurance Company: Policy No.: ADEMCO System: via30+ VISTA 10 411 IXM (circle one) Type of Alarm: ❑ Burglary ❑ Fire ❑ Both[...]

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    OWNER’S lNSURANCE PREMIUM CREDIT REQUEST (cont.) :. SMOKE DETECTOR LOCATIONS: ❑ Furnace Fioom ❑ Kitchen ❑ B(?ciromrls m Atii. ❑ 13asf?rnent ❑ Li.ingl%.fn ❑ Dining Room ~ Hall ‘ . BURGLARY DETECTING DEVICE LOCATIONS: ~ l=rol-lt Door ❑ BasemerltDoor ❑ Rear c)ool’ ❑ All Exterior Door. ❑ I.t F1..rWindow.s ❑ Allwinclows ❑ I[...]

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    CANADIAN DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS (DOC) STATEMENT NOTICE The Canadian Department of Communications label identifies certified equipment. This cetilficafion means that the equipment meets certain telecommunications network protective, operational and safety requirements. The Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate to the user’[...]

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    UL NOTICE: This is a “Grade A“ Residential System. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS Commission (FCC) Part 15 STATEMENT This eauirlment has been tested to FCC requirements and has been found acceptable for use. The FCC requires the following statement for you} information: This’’equipment generates and uses radio frequency energy and if not installed [...]

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    FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC) Part 68 STATEMENT This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. On the front cover of this equipment is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC registration number and ringer equivalence number (REN) for this equipment. If requested, this information must be provided to the telephone [...]

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    WARNING! THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS ALARM SYSTEM While this system is an advanced design security system, it does not offer guaranteed protection against burglary or fire or other emergency. Any alarm system, whether commercial or residential, is subject to compromise or failure to warn for a variety of reasons. For examde: ● ● ✎ D . ● Intrude[...]

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    (continued) WARNING! THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS ALARM SYSTEM l Alarm warning devices such as sirens, bells or horns may not alert people or wake up sleepers if they are located on the other side of closed or partly open doors. If warning devices sound on a different level of the residence from the bedrooms, then they are less likely to waken or alert [...]

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    ADEMCO ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY Alarm Device Manufacturing Company, a Division of Pittway Corporation, and its divisions, subsidiaries and affiliates ( “ Seller ” ), 165 Eileen Way, Syosset, New York 11791, warrants its security equipment (the “ product ” ) to be free from defects in materials and workmanshtp for one year from date of orig[...]