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The Knowledge Base contains wiring and installation tips, as well as step-by-step programming instructions. The Knowledge Base is password protected. Customers will receive a login and password to the knowledge base in their order confirmation e-mail. Click on "Security System Installation Tips" below for a Knowledge Base example.
Note Regarding Free Software: Honeywell/Ademco developed a software program called Compass for programming the Vista control panels. The software was designed for installation companies, however, it can be used by do-it-yourself installers. If requested, we will provide our customers with the software for free. To use this software you need to use a Hayes compatible modem operating at a rate of 300 to 2,400 baude.
SAMPLE KNOWLEDGE BASE DOCUMENTS
Note A Security System Installation Tips
Note B IMPORTANT Notice! Please read before you install the Vista security system
PASSWORD PROTECTED SECTION - MUST BE CUSTOMER
PROGRAMMING HONEYWELL SECURITY EQUIPMENT
Note P1 Setting the Keypad Address
INSTALLING HONEYWELL SECURITY EQUIPMENT
Note P2 Vista Hardwired Programming Guide
Note P3 Programming Honeywell 5815 and 5816 Wireless Transmitters
Note P4 Programming Honeywell 5800PIR-RES Wireless Motion Detector
Note P5 Programming Honeywell 5834-4 Wireless Key Chain (Keyfob)
Note P6 Programming Honeywell 5808W3 Wireless Smoke Detector
Note P7 Function Key Programming (PDF)
Note P8 Programming the 4204 and 4229 Relays (PDF)
Note P9 Programming Keypad Panics (PDF)
Note P10 Programming Triggers (PDF)
Note P11 How do I program a duress code? (PDF)
Note P12 Programming Communication (PDF)
Note P13 Adding & Deleting User Codes (PDF)
Note P14 Programming Keypad Panics (PDF)
Note P15 Throw a relay on command
Note P16 Programming for Zone Doubling (PDF)
Note P17 How do you enable the 4219 zone expander and 5881 wireless receiver
Note IE1 Wiring Keypads (PDF)
Note IE2 Wiring 2-Wire Smoke Dectectors to Zone 1 (PDF)
Note EM1 My keypad is displaying a Check 70
CODES (Master & User Codes)
Note EM2 My keypad display is blank, OC, flashing between numbers
Note EM3 How do I clear a low battery display
Note EM4 I am getting a check on a hardwired zone, why?
Note EM5 I am getting a check 107 & 108
Note EM6 The keypad is displaying busy-standby E4 or E8
Note EM7 I am getting a bF on the keypad, why? (PDF)
Note EM8 My keypad won't take any commands, why? (locked up)
Note EM9 How do I clear a low battery display
Note EM10 I have a DC on my keypad, what does this mean?
Note EM11 I have a DC on my keypad, what does this mean?
Note CO1 Adding & Deleting User Codes (PDF)
Note CO2 Changing the Master Code
Note M1 Basics of Programming (PDF)
Note M2 Latch Key Reporting(PDF)
Note M3 Programming Schedules (PDF)
Note M4 Partitioning (PDF)
Note M5 Installing the 5800TM
Note M6 Wiring & Setup of the 4219 and 4229 Zone Expanders (PDF)
Note M7 How do you enable the 4219 zone expander and 5881 wireless receiver
Note M8 I am getting a check on a hardwired zone, why?
Note M9 I am getting a bF on the keypad, why? (PDF)
Note M10 I have a DC on my keypad, what does this mean?
Note M11 Partitioning (PDF)
A&E HOME SECURITY COMPANY
P.O. Box 12294 Silver Spring, MD 20908
Phone: (800) 889-4471 or (301) 598-0615 Fax: (301) 598-5805