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Here is a Sample Alarm Kit we will use for an example:


Description: Type of Delay: Zone Number
Front Door Sensor Delay 01
Smoke Alarm 24 hour Std 02
Bedroom Window Sensor Instant 03
Living Room Motion Interior Stay/Away 04


Master Code by default is 1234 and Installer Code by default is 5555.


You will always enter into programming by pressing *8 and the installer code


Taking the Sample Alarm Kit above and using the common Zone Definitions, here is what we want to do with the system. We will make the Front Door sensor delayed in zone 01, the Smoke Alarm will be standard 24 hour monitoring in zone 02, the Bedroom Window Sensor we will have Instant arming and disarming in zone 03. The Living Room Motion will be an Interior device that will have a stay/away capabilities in zone 04.


Description: Type of Delay: Zone Number Zone
Definition

Front Door Sensor



Delay



01



01


Smoke Alarm 24 hour Std 02 88
Bedroom Window Sensor Instant 03 03
Living Room Motion Interior Stay/Away 04 05

Here is a list of the common Zone Definitions:


Definition 01 = Delay 1 (ie: door) Definition 02 = Delay 2 (ie: door)
Definition 03 = Instant (ie: window sensors) Definition 04 = Interior
Definition 05 = Interior Stay/Away (motion)Definition 06 = Delayed Stay/Away
Definition 87 = Delayed 24hr Fire (wireless)Definition 88 = Standard 24hr Fire(wireless)


Set Date and Time


Press *6 to set the time, next enter your master code (1234 is default), then press 1. You will enter the four digit time in 24 hour format (military time) then enter the six digit date

example: 102108 if it was Oct. 21st. 2008 and 1430 if it was 2:30pm. You will then hit # # to exit.



Adding Zone Definitions (Program Section 001), Page 5-2 of the Alexor

Programming Guide


We will begin adding our Zone Definitions and will use the above chart for reference and we will go straight down the list which begins with Zone Number 01. We will enter definition 01 for zone 01, then definition 88 for zone 02, then definition 03 for zone 03, then definition 05 for zone 04(After each zone you enter, the default keypad will display

a new Definition number 03, 05, etc. Just ignore this number and act like it isn’t there).


So for our sample kit we would enter everything in order of what we are working with. Enter *8-5555-001-01-88-03-05 and at the end of the zone definitions we will hit # # to exit.



Shutting Off Unused Zones (Program Section 202, 203, or 204)


Since we are using only four (4) zones, we will need to shut off the remaining zones that are not being used.


  • If you are using less than eight (8) zones use programming section 202
  • If you are using nine (9) or more, but less than 16 zones, use programming section
  • 203 (add eight to each numbered zone to get that zone. Example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 would be zones 9, 10, 11, 12, 13)
  • • If you are using 17 or more, but less than 24 zones, use programming section 204 (add 16 to each numbered zone to get that zone. Example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 would be zones 17, 18, 19, 20, 21)

  • In our Sample Alarm, we are only using four (4) zones. This means we will enter into Programming Section 202 and turn off zones 5, 6, 7, and 8. We do this simply by pressing each number that needs to be turned off.


    Here is what we would enter:


    *8-5555-202-5-6-7-8 and then # # to exit


    Wireless Enrollment Mode (Program Section 898), Page 2-4 of the Alexor

    Programming Guide


    Each wireless device needs to be recognized by the control panel. We call this Enrollment. For this Section we will be triggering (open/close or tamper) each device. The system will beep and the display panel will ask you to Confirm the ESN number by pressing the (*) button.


    So to begin lets start with zone 01 which is the Front Door. We will open the front door. The panel will ask to confirm the ESN number. We will then hit (*). The system will now ask for the Zone # and we will refer to our chart and enter (01) and confirm by hitting (*). The system will then ask for the Zone Type (definition) and we will refer to our chart and enter (01) and confirm by hitting (*).


    The display will then be ready to Enroll the next device. You continue to enroll each device by opening each sensor or tampering with the device (this will vary depending on


    your device) and you will need to enter the correct zone #’s and zone Type (definitions). After enrolling each of our 4 devices we will hit (# #) to exit.


    FYI: Before exiting, if you are also programming a key fob, you will press and hold the arm and disarm buttons until the control panel asks you to verify the ESN Number. After confirming the ESN number by pressing (*), the display will then ask for a key fob number and you will just enter 01 for the first key fob and if you have another key fob that will be 02, the display panel will be ready to enroll another device. After you have confirmed each device hit (# # #) to exit.


    Entry/Exit Delays (Program Section 005)


    Most doors use an exit/entry delay. This will give you time to exit your premises before the system arms and will also give you an entry delay when you enter (You must enter through a door that is on a delayed entry). You will enter into programming by pressing

    *8 and then enter the Installer Code which is 5555. Programming Section 005 will allow us to change the delay times. We want our Sample Alarm for demonstration purposes to have 30 second delays.


    So here is what we will enter on our Sample Alarm: *8-5555-005-001-030-000-030


    The numbers you just entered are *8 for programming-5555 for installer code-005 is the section for the entry/exit delays-001 is indicating partition 1 (if you were programming partition 2 you would enter 002)-030 is entry delay1 for 30 seconds- 000 is entry delay2 (which we do not have a 2nd door) – and the last 030 is the number of second for your exit delay.



    Press 006 to change your installer code from the default setting of 5555 and just enter 4 new digits, after the 4th digit you should hear a triple beep, that will bring you back to the “enter section” menu. DO NOT LOSE OR FORGET THIS NUMBER AS YOU MAY NEED IT LATER


    Press 007 to change your master code from the default setting of 1234 and just enter 4 new digits, after the 4th digit you should hear a triple beep, that will bring you back to the “enter section” menu.



    Press 013 Hit 6 and turn it off then #


    Press 015 Then hit 2 (make panic audible) and 7 to turn off TLM (telephone line monitoring)


    Now press # - 3 times to take you out of programming and to return to the main screen. You should have a Green check mark.


    And as far as basic programming you are done.


    Label each Zone


    Enter Keypad Programming be entering *8-5555 and then press (*). You will need to enter each zone (001) edit label, (002) edit label, etc. The letters of the alphabet are divided up among the number keys 1-9 on the keypad as described:


    [1] A B C 1 [2] D E F 2 [3] G H I 3
    [4] J K L 4 [5] M N O 5 [6] P Q R 6
    [7] S T U 7 [8] V W X 8 [9] Y Z 9 0
    [0] SPACE [*] SELECT [#] ESCAPE

    You select the letter you want by continuously pressing the same button until your desired letter or number appears. Then you can you the left and right arrows to move to the next location or simply press the next number which corresponds to your next character.


    You can add up to 16 user codes to your system. User slots are 01-16. To add user codes to your system you  will need to enter the following:

    *5+Master Code+User Slot+New Four Digit Code