Caddx NX-8 Alarm system in my home I just bought, but no codes - HELP

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Hello All,
I am new to this group, but desperately need your help.
We bought our home and it has a Caddx NX-8 alarm system with a 148E keypad.
There are no notes, information about what the master or user codes might be, so I think I will have to reset the system to default, but no matter what i try I cannot get it to go. Could be looking at the wrong instructions too.

It was not hooked up to the power, so I connected the AC to it and the siren immediately goes off. So I disconnected it in the control panel.

I have looked over the internet for instructions on how to reset this system but not really getting conclusive instructions that work.

Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,
Matt

Re: Caddx NX-8 Alarm system in my home I just bought, but no codes - HELP
On Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 6:55:04 PM UTC-5, Matt Bushnell wrote:
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it's likely armed and has to be disarmed before you can get into programming to default it

Re: Caddx NX-8 Alarm system in my home I just bought, but no codes - HELP
On 3/29/2020 7:55 PM, Matt Bushnell wrote:
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So Matt,

What US State and County are you located??  Might help a bit to know.

As for defaulting the NX-8 you need the installer code.

Given the fact that the NX- product line has been discontinued as of
January 1, 2020 new is not going to happen easily.

Your choices are call a local dealer that may have installed it to
provide a service call.  (Be advised that the panel may already have a  
problem that can't be recovered)

Or

Look on eBay for a replacement board.  Doubtful (none today)

Or

Upgrade the system to something new.  DSC -- Ademco -- Something??

The above choices are your only praticial choices.

Please choose wisely!!

Les

Re: Caddx NX-8 Alarm system in my home I just bought, but no codes - HELP
On Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 10:46:01 PM UTC-5, ABLE1 wrote:
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I show 1 board on Ebay today but they are also currently available as kits on Amazon, might get it quicker too

Re: Caddx NX-8 Alarm system in my home I just bought, but no codes - HELP
On Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 7:55:04 PM UTC-4, Matt Bushnell wrote:
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If you are inclined to replace the panel I'd suggest that you replace it with a manufacturer that is not on the decline.  

DSC seems to be a DIY friendly and cheap product.  

Re: Caddx NX-8 Alarm system in my home I just bought, but no codes - HELP
On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 1:15:01 PM UTC-5, Jim Davis wrote:
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Wait....did you just give a compliment to DSC???

Re: Caddx NX-8 Alarm system in my home I just bought, but no codes - HELP
On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 11:50:05 PM UTC-4, mleuck wrote:
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No, I just recommended a piece of crap to an end user who wouldn't know what to do with a professional piece of alarm equiptment

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