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Long time no see.

January 18, 2021, 6:36 pm

Hello to the group. Been a few years since I came here. I even forgot that I was still a member of the group. I had to open my group list to find out.. For those that remember the good old days of... Read more »

Vista 20P 5800 series wireless InSaNiTy!

January 15, 2021, 6:34 am

Hello friends! 30 year service tech with a local family-owned ala rm company here. I've been installing/servicing the Honeywell Vista series all the way back from the 10/20SE days. Man, those w... Read more »

A New Year is upon us

January 1, 2021, 12:37 am

Well, what more can I say about this past year but that it reeeeealy sucked. Here's hoping for a better one coming up. I don't think it can get too much worse than what we've experienced during this... Read more »

Merry Christmas All

December 25, 2020, 1:54 pm

Hi long time no talk hope your all doing well . busy year for cameras Read more »

Holiday greetings

December 24, 2020, 2:08 am

I know it's the day before Christmas eve but I thought that I might not have time tomorrow to wish everyone a Merry Christmas or Holiday which every your persuasion. Read more »


December 22, 2020, 7:58 pm

Any idea where to find for download the latest version of DL900? Anyone knows also if Caddx stoped the production of NX series? Thanks in advace, Spyros Read more »

LOL A Real On Topic Question!! Imagine that!!

December 15, 2020, 2:59 am

Hey guys!! I have serious question. I have a customer that has a door access keypad mounted on a single gang plastic box that it mounted on the side of a steel building next to the door. The ke... Read more »

Scantronic/Arrowhead ScanPro downloader software

December 10, 2020, 6:56 am

Hello, I am looking for the downloader software for a super old panel. It i s a Scantronic SC800 with a SK1l keypad. I have seen these branded as Arro whead as well. The software is listed as the S... Read more »

DMP Xr500 Innovonics Wireless

December 7, 2020, 12:09 am

Trying to set up an old XR500 with a FA400 receiver and 472 interface card. Just using one FA210 transmitter programmed to z500 as a night zone, no ch eck in, no EOL, normally open. When I attem... Read more »

Caddx NX series users

December 6, 2020, 3:45 am

Does anyone knows if we can create a time controlled user on Caddx NX8? Thanks in advance :) Read more »

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Re: First Alert FA215 - how to replace the battery?

Thanks everyone for the good advice. Our battery just went out after a full 10 years and 8 months! The unit has been waking us up every 4 hours ARG! to complain of the battery failure. It's a Casi... Read more »


An Inconvenient Truth - Unlicensed Bay Alarm Company - Message from the CAA...

Group: Here is a message from Jon Sargent, CAA President, along with my reply. Got whitewash anyone? Jon Sargent CAA President 10-17-2006 This is not going away. The CAA has rules; Bay Alarm Company... Read more »


Ademco Lynx REN - Error Question

Hi: I am a DIY-er, and have a panel that has been showing some weird behavior lately. It's been showing a Low Batt indication, while showing zones 30-33. This is after the system has been armed, awa... Read more »


FAI Security Guard SG1, SG2, SG3, Ness Guardpost & others

As a registered security service technician, I'm here to help you. I was an installer on the FAI systems back in the 90's and I'm still servic ing them today in Victoria, Australia. I can help you... Read more »


Pull Station Height

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This is a question for Nick to help keep his brain functions working. NFPA 72 says that the pull station should be mounted at 42-54 AFF ADA says that the pull station should be mounted at 48 AFF PA T... Read more »


Access Control Project with a Twist

Hey Guys, I have a potential project that is bending my brain a bit. A customer wants to set up an entrance door for controlled access to the building. There is a double door but just one will be... Read more »


ps tools download password

uploaded the program from a panel, no problem. triedto download and a popup said enter download password. tried a bunch, no good. tried to turn off this feature, need password. called other techs wh... Read more »


Radioncs 9112 lockcode

Good evening all, I just got a Radionics 9112 panel, first thing I did was lock the reset pin and try to check for a lockcode with my 5200. Of course it was locked! Is there a way to zap the code ... Read more »


GEM-RP1CAE2 & 2x 8 zone Expanders - 17-24 zone OPEN

Hi, I have a Napco 3200 panel, with GEM-RP1CAE2 Keypad, two 8-zone expanders & a 16-point wireless receiver. My system was fine till I had 16 zones (8 from panel & 8 from a 8-zone expander + 8 point ... Read more »


A few to make you laugh

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I know it's Easter but I'm not a religious guy, So here's a few that may ma ke you laugh during this difficult time. . A teacher asks her class: ?If there are 5 birds sitting on a fence and you ... Read more »