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            Simon XTi-5 security panel - User manual


            Quick Reference & Emergency Planning

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            Introduction

            1. The Simon XTi-5 uses wireless technology to warn your family about intrusion, carbon monoxide and fire.
            2. The system communicates with a central monitoring station and sends voice messages to an offsite phone.
            3. The security system uses sensors that communicate alarms to the control panel using radio waves.
            4. The system is supervised, meaning that the panel checks the status of each sensor to detect problems. If the panel detects trouble, it will notify you with displayed and spoken messages, beeps, and indicator lights. 
            A Simon XTi-5 installation may include any of the devices listed in Table 1 below.



            The default master code is 1-2-3-4 when the security system is shipped from the factory. You should change your code after your system is installed.

            Using the System

            You can operate the self-contained security system through several different methods:
            1. Use the main screen icons to arm/disarm the system when you enter or exit your home, check system status, and to determine which sensors are active.
            2. Use the emergency screen to communicate with the central monitoring station to report emergency panic, police, or fire alarms
              From the home screen, press the Status & Settings icon   to program certain user features.

            Upon initial installation, the battery may not be fully charged for as long as 36 hours.
            A low battery icon will be present and trouble beeps will sound until the battery is sufficiently charged. After the initial charge, should the panel lose AC Power and experience a low battery condition, the icon will appear and trouble beeps will sound unless silenced.

            You can silence trouble beeps by:

            • Arming or disarming the system.
            or
            • Pressing the Status & Settings icon  and pressing LISTEN next to Panel Status.
            This will disable the sounder for 4 hours but the trouble indication will remain until the battery is recharged. Contact your installer to replace your backup battery. This system is intended to be checked by a qualified technician at least once every 3 years.

            Panel Controls

            The self-contained panel provides the user interface for system operation and programming system functions. 

            Main Screen Icons



            Features

            The Simon XTi-5 features provide you with the ability to perform the following functions:
            • Arm perimeter (doors and windows) and interior (motion) sensors to indicate intruders.
            • Use the emergency screen to send quick response alerts to the central monitoring station.
            • Access the system from a key fob (similar to the one used for your car).
            • Access the system from a remote telephone.
            • Disable sensors so you can leave a window open while the system is armed.
            • Get an audio alert when a protected door is opened while the system is disarmed.
            • Get an audio alert if movement of a protected asset is detected (group 43).

            Cross-zoning

            Cross zoning (two-trip) refers to two different motion sensors that must be tripped within two minutes of each other to report an alarm to the central station. Figure 2 below shows the path of a person walking from the kitchen to the living room. When the person is detected walking through the kitchen, the motion sensor in the kitchen is tripped, sounding a local alarm. If motion is detected by the living
            room motion sensor within two minutes, an alarm report will be sent to the central station.
            Note: Contact your installer for more information.
            Figure 2: Cross-zone diagram

            Home Security

            The Simon XTi-5 allows you to control which sensors are active at any given time. Table 5 below describes the arming levels that you can set from the control panel.

            Arming & Disarming


            Arming a sensor makes it active and allows the panel to generate an alarm when a door or window is opened or when an unauthorized person enters a specific area.
            Disarming makes the sensor inactive in the system. The current arming level is shown on the screen and changes in arming level are announced on the speaker.

            Arming errors

            If you select an arming option on the Arm screen, and there is an arming problem, an arming error message screen will appear, indicating what the problem is and how to correct it.

            For example, you might see a message that indicates that you need to close the front door. Correct the problem as indicated or press Bypass. You will see the arming countdown message at the bottom of the screen. You can press Cancel and enter your code to stop the arming process.

            Figure 3: Pre Arm Screen


            To Disarm (Level 1):

            1. Press PRESS TO DISARM.
            2. Enter your code when the keypad screen appears.

            The panel displays and speaks Disarmed and the panel beeps once.

            To Arm Doors and Windows (Level 2):

            1. Ensure that all doors and windows are closed.
            2. Press   
            3. Press DOORS & WINDOWS ONLY (STAY) (see Figure 3 above).
            4. If a code is required, enter your code when the keypad screen appears.
            The panel speaks Doors and Windows On and starts an exit delay, and sounds exit beeps in groups of two until the exit delay expires.

            To cancel arming press CANCEL ARMING on the countdown screen (shown below).

            To Arm Motion Sensors (Level 3)

            1. Press  
            2. Press MOTION SENSORS ONLY (AWAY)
            3. If a code is required, enter your code when the keypad screen appears.
            The panel speaks Motions On, starts an exit delay, and sounds exit beeps in groups of three until the exit delay expires.
            Note: Depending on your configuration, this option may not appear.

            To Arm Doors, Windows, and Motion sensors (level 4):

            1. Press  
            2. Press ARM ALL (AWAY).
            3. If a code is required, enter your code when the keypad screen appears.
            The panel speaks Doors and Windows On, Motions On, starts an exit delay, and sounds exit beeps in groups of four until the exit delay expires.

            Unvacated premises

            Unvacated premises is a feature that determines whether the system automatically arms down to level 2 (doors and windows) if you arm the system to level 4 (doors, windows, and motion sensors) without opening or closing a perimeter door (on), or remains at the armed level chosen (off). This feature does not work from a key fob. Auto bypass must be on for this feature to work. Ask your installer how this option is programmed.

            Swinger shutdown

            This setting determines if a sensor or zone will go into alarm only once during an arming period (an active arming level) and will not be active again until the alarm is canceled (Swinger Shutdown is enabled) or the sensor or zone will always be active and will go into alarm multiple times during an arming period (an active arming level) without canceling the alarm (Swinger Shutdown is disabled).
            Note: Swinger shutdown does not affect Smoke, Fire, Carbon Monoxide and Environmental sensors.
            Ask your installer how this option is programmed and have them explain how it will affect your system operation.

            Exit/Entry Delay

            Your Simon XTi-5 provides a delay after entering or exiting your home before the system is armed or disarmed. Table 6 below provides details for the entry and exit delay features.

            Silent exit

            The silent exit feature silences the status beeps that accompany the exit delay. Press ON next to Silent exit before pressing the arming
            level icon to silence status beeps. The panel will still beep at the beginning and end of the exit delay.

            Note: Enabling silent exit doubles the exit delay time.

            No entry delay

            Use the no entry delay feature when you are staying at home, or when you are away from home and will carry a wireless keyfob to disarm the system before opening a protected door. Check with your installer to find out how this option is programmed.
            1. Close all door and windows.
            2. Press  
            3. Press the OFF next to Entry Delay.
            4. Press your desired arming level. The arming countdown begins.
            5. The screen displays (clock with a red strike through) with your arming level and speaks 'Doors and Windows On, No Entry Delay.'
            Note: To avoid causing an alarm, you must disarm the system with a wireless keyfob before entering your home.

            Quick exit


            Use the quick exit feature when you want to briefly leave the house while the system is stilled armed (for instance to get the newspaper). This feature must be enabled by your installer.
            To enable Quick Exit:
            1. Press PRESS TO DISARM
            2. Press on the touch screen.
            This will start a 2 minute timer that will allow a designated exit door to be open and closed once without triggering an alarm.
            Note: The designated door may be opened and closed only once. If you close the designated door behind you when you exit, you will need to disarm the system upon re-entering. Leave the designated door open while using the quick exit feature.

            Exit delay extension

            If enabled by your installer, the exit delay extension feature will recognize when you arm the system, leave your house and then quickly re-enter (for example, if you forget your car keys). If this happens, the system will restart your exit delay to give you the full exit delay again.

            Bypassing sensors

            Bypassing a sensor allows you to open the sensor while the system is armed.
            For example, if your doors and windows are armed and you want to open your
            kitchen window, but do not want to disarm the entire system, you can bypass the
            kitchen window sensor and then open the kitchen window without causing an
            alarm. Bypassed sensors are automatically unbypassed when the arming level is
            changed to a level where the sensor is not active.

            To Bypass, or Unbypass, a Sensor:

            1. Press  
            2. Press SELECT 
            3. Enter your master code.
            4. Next to the sensor name, select to bypass the selected sensor, orto not bypass the selected sensor.

            Alarms

            The system provides a series of alarms that indicate an unusual occurrence. When an alarm is active, the red alarm pop-up display shows with a message explaining what caused the alarm:

            To Listen to and Cancel an Alarm:

            1. If you would like to hear additional alarm information, press Listen.
            2. To cancel the alarm, press the red alarm icon and enter a valid master or user code.
            After alarms are canceled, the system will be disarmed.

            Fire alarm verification

            If this option is off, the panel immediately reports to the central station when a smoke detector goes into alarm.
            With this option on, if a single smoke detector goes into alarm, the panel will not report for 60 seconds unless another smoke detector goes into alarm. If the first smoke detector is cleared of an alarm within the first 60 seconds, no report will be sent to the central station unless it or a second smoke detector goes into alarm within the panel siren timeout period (5 minutes).
            Ask your installer how this option is programmed.

            Canceling and Preventing Accidental Alarms

            One of the biggest concerns you might have regarding your security system is causing an accidental alarm. Most accidental alarms occur when leaving the residence after arming the system or before disarming the system upon your return.

            There is a communicator delay (dialer delay) of 30 seconds programmed into the panel. The panel will delay 30 seconds before dialing the central monitoring station remote phone to send reports. You can have your installer program this delay time between 15 and 45 seconds.
            To cancel an accidental alarm before the programmed dialer delay time expires, press the red alarm pop-up and enter your access code. The panel will speak Alarm Communication Cancelled and sound beeps. If the panel announces Alarm Cancelled, the alarm report was sent to the central monitoring station.
            (Optional) The central monitoring station should be contacted to report the false alarm.
            Note: There is no dialer delay for fire alarms.

            Guidelines for Preventing Accidental Alarms

            Use the following guidelines to prevent accidental alarms:
            • Close doors and windows before you leave your house.
            • Gather your belongings, so you can exit immediately after arming the system.
            • Always enter and exit within the programmed delay times.
            • Make sure you leave through a door that has a delay time set for it.
            • Disarm your system immediately upon returning home.
            • Be aware of the devices in your system and learn how each one operates.
            • If you have pets, ask your installer if you need pet lenses in your motion detectors.
            • Check the location of your smoke detectors. Smoke detectors near bathrooms and kitchens can be tripped by steam and smoke formed by cooking.
            • Make a note of the display, system beeps, and indicator lights that indicate the current system status.

            Chimes

            Use the chime feature to signal when a protected door is opened while the system is disarmed. The panel chimes twice when a chime sensor is tripped, if the chime mode is enabled. This feature allows you to be notified when family members are going in and out of your home. The chime and special chime features are turned on or off in the System menu.
            Note: If there are no chime sensors in your system, the chime option will not appear in the System menu.

            Voice chime

            Your installer may have programmed the system to speak the sensor name or make a custom chime sound when a chime sensor is tripped. The chime sound, if programmed, will be played in place of the standard chime beeps.

            Special chime

            The special chime feature allows you to install motion sensors in a patio or at the front door, and be notified when someone is approaching those areas. These motion sensors are not used for intrusion protection. The panel will chime threetimes, if the special chime mode is enabled.
            Note: If there are no special chime sensors in your system, the special chime option will not appear in the System menu.

            System status

            Press  and then pressnext to Panel Status (no code is required) to
            cause the system to speak the following types of information:
            1. Alarm conditions
            2. Alarm history
            3. Trouble conditions
            4. Open sensors
            5. Bypassed sensors
            The  icon and  icon have a when an abnormal condition such as a trouble sensor exists in the system.
            You can clear certain status entries from the system (such as old alarm history) by listening to the message and then pressing Clear next to Panel Status in the Status & Settings screen.

            Alarm history cannot be cleared when the system is armed.

            Key Fobs

            Touchpads are used to control the security system from any location within or near your home.

            Key fob

            If your installer programmed the key fob with no entry delay, and you arm the system with the key fob, you must disarm your system before entering the home to avoid causing an alarm.
            If your installer programmed your system for remote touchpad arming, you must enter your home to start the entry delay before you can use your key fob to disarm the system.

            To avoid causing false alarms, check with your installer on how your touchpad/key fob options are programmed.
            Panic alarms need to be silenced from the panel, a remote touchpad, or another key fob. They cannot be silenced from the same key fob that activated the alarm.
            For any key press on the key fob, hold the button until the indicator light blinks. The key fob has the following buttons:
            1. Lock (closed lock icon)
            2. Unlock (open lock icon)
            3. Star (star icon)
            4. Light (light bulb icon)

            How your system communicates

            Your system communicates by using status beeps, alarm sirens, panel screen messages, and trouble beeps.

            Status beeps

            The panel sounds status beeps to alert you to various system events and conditions.
            Note: You may receive a different number of status beeps if you press the icons quickly.

            Alarm Sirens

            Exterior and interior sirens make three different alarm sounds on the premises, each indicating a different type of alarm. Sirens are programmed by the installer to time out and stop sounding after a specified time.

            Trouble beeps

            Your security system is able to automatically test itself for:
            1. Power failures
            2. Low batteries
            3. Sensor supervision
            4. Communication trouble with the central monitoring station

            When your system detects one of the problems above, six rapid beeps sound every minute until the trouble condition is corrected. To stop the trouble beeps, press  and then press the  icon or arm then disarm the system while the trouble condition exists. Trouble beeps will resume 4 hours later unless the trouble condition is corrected.


            Settings menu

            To enter the settings menu, press  located at the bottom right of the main screen.
            Press  to exit a menu or option edit mode and navigate up one level. The panel automatically returns to the main screen after one minute of inactivity (4 minutes while performing a sensor test, 5 seconds while entering an access code).

            Code options

            The Simon XTi-5 security system provides a system of codes to be entered when a certain level of authority is required to perform an action. These codes allow you to activate system options, customize panel operations, and generate a silent alarm. The default code is based on the code length (3, 4, 5, or 6-digit code) determined at installation. The code types are listed in Table 12 below.


            Any combination of invalid codes in excess of 40 key presses (such as fourteen invalid three-digit codes) will cause a system access alarm. The alarm locks all touchpads, except key fobs, for 90 seconds.

            Menu Navigation

            Each menu contains a list of options and/or submenus. Changing screens and navigating menus is accomplished by using the various on-screen interactive icons. When accessing menus such as Programming or System Tests, the panel prompts you to enter an access code. To continue, enter your master code on the keypad and then press OK.
            1. A gold icon indicates an option is selected.
            2. A blue icon depicts indicates an option is not selected.
            To program an option, first navigate to that option until it is displayed using the icons and then press the corresponding interactive icon (e.g. checkbox, radio icon, data entry window etc.) If pressing the option value’s interactive icon transitions to another screen, make your changes there and press save or cancel when done.
            Press  to enter the STATUS & SETTINGS menu.


            Event History

            The panel will keep a history of the most recent 40 events. Press Show, next to
            Event History, to see them listed chronologically with the newest event at the top
            of the list.
            Note: If a # appears in the Event History list, the event was not sent to the central
            station.

            Direct Bypass

            The panel will allow learned in sensors that are actively armed to be bypassed,
            so that they will not cause an alarm when the panel is armed. Press Select, next
            to Direct Bypass, and provide a valid access code to access this menu. The list
            shows all of your sensors with their current state (bypassed or not bypassed),
            press the state to change it.

            Panel Status

            Press the Listen, next to Panel Status, to have the panel speak the current status
            of the panel. If the icon appears a trouble condition has occurred. Press
            Clear to clear certain panel status messages.
            Chime
            To enable or disable the chime feature:
            1. Enter the Status & Settings menu and scroll to the Chime option.
            2. Press On or Off to modify the setting (a gold icon indicates the option is
            selected).
            3. Press Close to exit the Status & Settings menu.
            Note: This menu option will not appear if chime sensors are not in your system.
            Special chime
            To enable or disable the special chime feature:
            1. Enter the Status & Settings menu and scroll to the Special Chime option.
            2. Press On or Off to modify the setting (a gold icon indicates the option is
            selected).
            3. Press Close to exit the Status & Settings menu.
            Note: This menu option will not appear if special chime sensors are not in your
            system.

            Voice Volume

            The Voice Volume will control volume of the voice and key beeps (the volume
            when keys and buttons are pressed)
            From the Status & Settings screen, next to Voice Volume, press the left arrow to
            lower the voice volume and the right arrow to raise the voice volume. The bars
            between the arrows register the volume level. No bars is off. Four bars is loudest.

            Beep Volume

            Beep volume will control the volume made for status beeps, trouble beeps and
            exit / entry beeps.
            From the Status & Settings screen, next to Beep Volume, press the left arrow to
            lower the beep volume and the right arrow to raise the beep volume. The bars
            between the arrows register the volume level. One bar is softest. Four bars is
            loudest.

            Brightness

            From the Status & Settings screen, next to Brightness, press the left arrow to
            make the screen less bright and the right arrow to make the screen more bright.
            The bars between the arrows register the brightness level. One bar is least
            bright. Four bars is brightest.

            Default Screen

            From the Status & Settings screen, press MAIN or BLANK next to Default
            Screen. To make options visible on a blank screen, touch anywhere on the
            screen. The screen will stay visible for two minutes before returning to blank
            mode, if untouched. The green AC power icon will blink when in BLANK mode.
            Note: The touch screen will automatically blank at 2:00 am daily for 60 minutes.
            Touch the screen to reactivate.

            Calibration

            The touch screen should arrive with proper screen calibration. This feature
            should only be used if there is a problem with your touch screen’s calibration.
            To calibrate the screen:
            1. From the Status & Settings screen, press SHOW next to Calibration.
            2. Touch the center of the cross using a soft, fine point as it appears in each
            corner of the screen.
            After the cross in the fourth corner (bottom right) is pressed, the user will be
            returned to the Status & Settings screen.

            Help

            Press the Help icon to access a menu showing how to perform basic tasks on
            your Simon XTi-5.
            1. From the Status & Setting screen, press the HELP icon.
            2. From the SYSTEM HELP screen, choose the help topic to search.
            3. Press and to scroll through help topics.
            4. Press CLOSE to return to the previous screen.

            Set time and date

            If the panel loses both AC and battery power, upon power restoral the system
            time will reset to midnight and the date will reset to 1 - 1 - 2000, indicating it has
            not been set correctly.
            Time format is: hour/minute/a.m. or p.m.
            Date format is: month/day/year:
            To set the time
            1. From the Status & Settings screen, select Set Date/Time.
            2. Enter master access code.
            From the Set Date/Time screen press the first box to set hour and press
            SAVE.
            4. Press the second box to set minutes and press SAVE.
            5. Press a.m./p.m. box to toggle a.m./p.m. setting.
            To set the date
            1. From the Set Date/Time screen press the first box in the second row to set
            month and press SAVE.
            2. Press the second box to set day and press SAVE.
            3. Press the third box and enter the year and press SAVE.
            4. Press CLOSE repeatedly to exit.

            Emergency icon

            In an emergency, touch the Emergency icon. An Emergency screen appears
            (See Emergency icon in Table 4 on page 4). You will see three icons (Panic,
            Police, or Fire). Select the appropriate icon.
            Note: If your system is connected to a security monitoring service, the authorities
            will be notified. This option may not be enabled. Contact your dealer for details.
            If you initiate an emergency alarm by mistake, you can cancel the alarm by
            touching the red alarm icon (“Alarms” on page 12) and entering your code within
            30 seconds (typical time limit, contact your dealer for more information on your
            system configuration).

            System tests

            This menu lets you run sensor and communication tests, and initiate a phone call
            from the panel to Enterprise Downloader.

            Programming

            To enter programming mode:
            Programming mode can only be entered if the system is disarmed.
            1. Enter the Status & Settings menu.
            2. Scroll until Programming is listed, press the Enter icon.
            3. Enter your master code, and then press OK.
            Note: You have four seconds between number presses to enter the code or you will be returned to the home screen.
            At this point, you are in the Programming menu. At this level, the following submenus are accessible:
            1. Access Codes
            2. Security
            3. Phone Numbers
            4. Siren Options
            5. System Tests
            6. Interactive Services (Optional. Ask your dealer for more information.)
            The sections below describe the options that you can program in each of the programming submenus.

            Access codes

            There are three types of access codes:
            1. Master code. The master code is your most powerful code and can be used for all user operations including programming. The initial value of the master code is 123, 1234, 12345, or 123456, depending on the installer-programmed access code length.
            2. User codes 1 to 8. There are eight user codes, which can be used for many user operations, but not programming or bypassing sensors. Initially, all user codes are blank. A user code can be deleted by pressing Delete while the code is being changed.
            3. Duress code. The duress code, when used in place of another user code, generates a silent duress alarm that is reported to the central monitoring station. Initially, the duress code is blank. The duress code can be deleted by pressing Delete while the code is being changed.

            To add/edit access codes:

            1. From the Programming screen, press ACCESS CODES.
            2. To add or edit an access code, press the white field next to the access code.
            3. Enter the new/edited code on the numbered keypad and press SAVE.
            4. Press CLOSE repeatedly to exit menus.

            Security

            The Security menu contains the Downloader Enable option. This option determines whether your dealer can access the system remotely.
            To program the download enable option:
            1. From the Programming screen, press SECURITY.
            2. Press the Security icon.
            3. To turn on an option, press . To turn off an option, press . Note: indicates the option is turned on.
            4. Press CLOSE repeatedly to exit menus.

            Phone numbers

            Phone number 4 is the only system phone number that you can change. Therefore, it is often used for voice reporting alarms to your phone and can be programmed for this purpose by the installer.
            Note: Certain system options must be programmed by the installer for voice reporting alarms to work properly.
            To add/edit phone number 4:
            1. From the Programming screen, press PHONE NUMBERS.
            2. To add or edit a phone number, press the white field next to the Phone Number 4.
            3. Enter the new/edited phone number on the numbered keypad and press SAVE. To delete a phone number, press DELETE.
            4. Press CLOSE repeatedly to exit menus.

            Sirens options

            The panel has two built-in sound sources, a piezo siren and a speaker. The piezo siren makes alarm beeps and status beeps. Fire and intrusion alarm beeps are always played at high volume, while the volume of status beeps (such as trouble or chime beeps, entry and exit delay beeps, or emergency alarm beeps) is controlled by the Beep Volume in the Status and Settings screen. The speaker emits the panel’s voice and sounds beeps when a key is pressed. The siren volume is also programmable.

            The siren and built-in speaker options consist of the following:

            Panel piezo beeps

            (Status beeps sounded on the siren.) This option determines whether the panel sounds non-alarm beeps. To program piezo beeps:
            1. From the Programming screen, press SIREN OPTIONS.
            2. To turn on panel piezo beeps, press . To turn off, press . Note: indicates the panel piezo beeps are turned on.
            3. Press CLOSE repeatedly to exit menus.

            Panel voice.

            (Spoken phrases on the speaker and key press sounds from the speaker heard while controlling the system.) This option determines whether the panel speaks status messages and arming level changes. To program panel voice:
            1. From the Programming screen, press SIREN OPTIONS.
            2. To turn on panel voice, press . To turn off, press . Note: indicates the panel voice is turned on.
            3. Press CLOSE repeatedly to exit menus.

            Panel piezo alarms.

            (Loud alarms on the siren). This option determines whether the panel sounds alarm beeps. To program panel piezo alarm: 1. From the Programming screen, press SIREN OPTIONS. 2. To turn on panel piezo alarms, press . To turn off, press . Note: indicates the panel piezo alarms is turned on. 3. Press CLOSE repeatedly to exit menus.
            Turning this option off will disable all system sirens. This option should only be turned off if the panel is configured with external sirens. Ask your installer for more information.

            Testing

            Sensor test

            You should test sensors one at a time to make sure they are sending strong signals to the panel. You should test the sensors at least once a week.
            To perform the sensor test:
            1. Enter the Status & Settings menu.
            2. Scroll until System Tests is listed, Press Enter.
            3. Enter your master code and press OK.
            4. Press Sensor Test.
            5. All sensors learned into your system will be listed.
            6. Test any sensor you want by tripping the sensor (see Table 14 below for details on how to trip each device).
            7. The display will update with the total number of packets received from each individual sensor (see Table 14 below for minimum number of packets required).
            Note: Refer to specific sensor installation instructions for complete operation and testing details.

            Sensor testing notes

            1. Conduct sensor test in all possible environmental conditions (for example: interior doors open and closed, HVAC system on and off, wireless music system turned on and off).
            2. Conduct sensor test whenever changes are made to the installation environment that may impact RF performance (for example: mirrors installed, metal backed wall paper, addition of other RF equipment).
            3. If a sensor doesn’t meet minimum packet requirements, contact your installer.

            Comm Test

            The comm test is used to check proper communication.
            Note: If Comm Test is not finished, it will continue to run even if you exit program mode.
            To perform a comm test:
            1. Enter the Status & Settings menu.
            2. Scroll until System Tests is listed, Press Enter.
            3. Enter your master code and press OK.
            4. Press Comm Test.
            The panel displays if the comm test was successful or not.

            Central station communication

            After performing sensor tests, check that the system is reporting alarms successfully to the central station.
            To test communication with the central station:
            1. Call the central station and tell the operator that you will be testing the system.
            2. Arm the system.
            3. Test an emergency panic icon and trip at least one sensor of each type (fire, intrusion, etc.) to verify that the appropriate alarms are working correctly. There could be a 30 second delay on intrusion devices.
            4. When you finish testing the system, call the central station to verify that the alarms were received.
            Note: If your system is not connected to a central monitoring station you won’t be able to perform the communication test.

            System download

            You can initiate a download call to program your system with the settings specified by your installer. Use this feature only when instructed by your installer or dealer.
            To initiate a download:
            1. Enter the Status & Settings menu.
            2. Scroll until System Tests is listed, Press Enter.
            3. Enter your master code and press OK.
            4. Press the System Download icon.


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