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Fight the coronavirus 100% and save LOTS of CASH -- Combattez le coronaviru...


March 28, 2020, 5:40 pm

Protect yourself and your loved ones ! KILL the coronavirus right now ! And save LOTS OF CASH New tested, scientificly proven and amazing antivirus against coronavirus using Chloroquine and Colchi... Read more »

Timely message to all


March 22, 2020, 11:29 pm

I hope everyone is doing ok. I'm still going out and working on 2 new construction installations that ar e in progress and doing service calls, but keeping my distance from other w orkers which ar... Read more »

OT but worth it.


March 21, 2020, 12:55 pm

Well worth the watch!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWmDm13M3X8 Enjoy!! Les Read more »

Alarming Antiquity


March 13, 2020, 5:54 pm

Hey Guys, Just for a little extra humor, as if we haven't had any recently. In the next few weeks I will be starting a project that involves working on a Dictograph G-1800 security panel. Don't k... Read more »

KXTA824 x 2


March 12, 2020, 1:39 am

I've got a couple KXTA824 Panasonic KSUs if any of you guys still have any use for a great old analog key system. One was new/old stock as a backup for my customers I bought from another dealer ... Read more »

Honeywell Alarm Panels Dialing Times


March 10, 2020, 4:13 am

How to set if possible, a Vista 10/20 or any Vista for that matter, to only dial out a certain number of times for any single alarm. As far as I know, it is impossible thru any direct kp programmi... Read more »

Access Control Project with a Twist


February 23, 2020, 4:16 pm

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 »

BS


February 19, 2020, 11:00 pm

Who else received calls from both Bass and Sabodish back in their feuding days trying to get you to be on their side. Read more »

A puzzle to solve


February 9, 2020, 11:59 pm

Hey guys, the other day I had a problem tracing a wire and I used a method I?ve used for years. It just occurred to me that I don?t kn ow if it?s something that everybody knows or not. This was t... Read more »

Anyone knows the installer code that Tyco uses

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February 4, 2020, 8:53 pm

Anyone knows the installer code that Tyco uses for the following panel 128FBPN FYI I am familiar with the honeywell panels so I know all the factory default codes Any suggestions would be greatly... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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CCTV with Cat5 and what I've learned.


A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was doing my first CCTV install using Ca= t5 and Baluns. I think it was here (but maybe in other groups too) that it = was touted as being less expensive to use Cat... Read more »

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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 »

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Does anyone know about Ademco high speed protocol


Does anyone know about Ademco high speed protocol ? I'm busy writing software for an alarmsystem and it would be nice if I could implement these features. Actually, I'm new at this kind of alarm syst... Read more »