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ABOUT THE KEYPADS
IMPORTANT: If the key-
pad beeps rapidly upon
entering the premises, it
indicates that an alarm
has occurred during
your absence and an
intruder may still be on
the premises. LEAVE
CONTACT THE POLICE
from a nearby safe
Your keypads allow you to control all system functions. The keypads feature a telephone
style (digital) keypad and a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) which shows the nature and location
of all occurrences.
The keypads also feature a built-in sounder which will sound during alarms and troubles. The
keypads also "beep" during certain system functions, such as during entry/exit delay times, in
CHIME mode, and when depressing any of the keys (to acknowledge the key press).
There are two basic types of keypads – a Fixed-Word keypad and an Alpha keypad (both
2-Line Alpha Keypad
2-line Alpha keypads feature a 2-line, 32-character alphanumeric LCD which can display
system messages in friendly English. These keypads can also be programmed with custom
zone descriptors. The screen displays depicted throughout this manual are those that
would typically appear on a 2-line Alpha keypad.
Fixed-Word keypads are functionally identical to Alpha keypads, but the LCD display uses
pre-designated words to identify the nature and location of occurrences.