SECURITY SYSTEM INSTRUCTIONS
ADEMCO VISTA 10
1. ARMING COMMANDS
|Mode|| Press these keys|
Keypad confirms by
|Stay|| Security code + 3 |
|Night-Stay|| Security code + 3 + 3|
|Instant||Security code + 7 |
|Away|| Security code + 2 |
|Maximum||Security code + 4|
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.
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.
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 +  + 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.
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.
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
1. Enter a Master code and press .
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.