SECURITY SYSTEM INSTRUCTIONS

ADEMCO VISTA 10



1.  ARMING COMMANDS

 Mode Press these keys

 Keypad confirms by

 Stay Security code + 3 
  • three beeps
  • armed STAY message displayed
  • red ARMED indicator lights
 Night-Stay Security code + 3 + 3
  •  three beeps
  • armed STAY message displayed
  • red ARMED indicator lights
 InstantSecurity code + 7 
  • three beeps
  • armed STAY message displayed
  • red ARMED indicator lights
  • also note that entry delay is turned off
 Away Security code + 2 
  •  two beeps, or if programmed, beeping for duration of exit delay
  • armed AWAY message displayed
  • red ARMED indicator lights
Leave the premises through an entry/exit door during the exit delay period to avoid causing an alarm.  The keypad beeps rapidly during the last 10 seconds of the exit delay to warn you that it is ending.
 MaximumSecurity code + 4
  •  Same as Away (described above)
Note that entry delay is turned off.


2. BYPASS


To bypass any zone enter your 4- digit security code then 6 and enter the two digit zone to bypassed  (01,02,03...) 

When finished, the keypad will momentarily display a "Bypass" message for each bypassed zone number.
Wait for all bypassed zones to be displayed and arm the system as usual. When armed, the arming
message is displayed with “ZONE BYPASSED.”

Zones are automatically un-bypassed when the system is disarmed.

3. CHIME


To turn the CHIME mode on/off enter your security code and press 9.

The CHIME message appears when on and will disappear when it is turned off.


4. CODES


To add/change a user code enter your master code, press 8 then enter the two digit user number you wish to add or change and enter the desired 4 digit code you want to use. 

(example: Master code + [8] + user no. + new user’s security code)
The Keypad beeps once to confirm that new user was added.

To change the master code enter your current master code, press 8  then 02 then enter the master code twice.

(example:  Current Master code + 8 + 02 + new Master code + new code again)


4. FALSE ALARM


If the alarm was accidental, enter your security code and press the 1 to silence the alarm, then call your monitoring station to avoid a dispatch.
 

6. MEMORY

When an alarm condition occurs, the keypad displays the number(s) of the
zone(s) that caused the problem, and displays the type of alarm (e.g., “fire”).
The message remains displayed even after disarming the system, but can be
cleared by pressing OFF again.


7. SMOKE DETECTOR RESET

Depending on the type of smoke detectors in your system, it may be necessary to "reset" the smoke detectors after a fire alarm has been turned off.   This "reset" is accomplished at a
keypad, as follows:

Enter security code,  then press the 1 (* except “arm only” user).

NOTE: During smoke detector reset, “FAULT xx” appears (about six
seconds) and should disappear if the detector is clear.


8. TROUBLE

When a trouble condition is detected the word CHECK on the keypad's display, accompanied by a "beeping" at the keypad indicates a trouble condition in the system.  To silence the beeping for these conditions, press any key.

Words or letters displayed
 WHAT TO DO
COMM. FAILURE OR FC
Indicates that a failure has occurred in the telephone communication portion of
your system.  If the issues with your phone line have been resolved the trouble should clear.  If the trouble does not clear after your phone issues have been resolved call for service.
SYSTEM LOW BATT
Call for service or replace the back up battery in the main control box.
LO BAT + zone descriptor (or BAT with zone No.)
Indicates that there is a low battery + zone descriptor condition in the wireless transmitter (or BAT with number displayed, zone No.) Accompanied by a single "beep"* (about once every 30 seconds) at the keypad.

Either replace the battery yourself, or CALL FOR SERVICE. If the battery is
not replaced within 30 days, a CHECK display may occur.
RCVR JAM ( or CHECK 90)
Wireless part of the system is experiencing RF interference which may impede
reception from wireless sensors.  CALL FOR SERVICE.
FTC TROUBLE
Call for service.
BELL CCT TROUBLE
Call for service.
FIRE TROUBLE
Call for service.
LOSS OF TIME
See below User Functions/ Time and Date

Press # to return to normal 


9. USER FUNCTIONS/TIME AND DATE

To set the time and date on the system, perform the following:

1. Enter a Master code and press [9].

2. Use the keypad arrow keys (< >) to scroll to the display “Set System

Time.” Press [✱].

3. Enter the current time in 24 hour format (HHMM). For instance, to

program 3:51 p.m., type in “1551.”

4. Next, use the keypad arrow keys to scroll to the display “Set System

Date.” Press [✱].

5. Enter the current date (MMDDYY). For example, to program May

31, 2000 type “053100.”

6. Once the date and time have been programmed, press [#] twice to

return the partition to its normal disarmed state.