DSC Powerseries PC1616/PC1832/PC1864 EOL Resistors vs Closed Loop Programming
By default, DSC Powerseries wired panels are expecting each zone to have EOL resistors installed. If you are not going to use EOL resitors, you will need to turn Section 013 Option 1 to ON otherwise your zones will show open.
After you exit programming, you must power down the panel and after it powers back up the change should take effect.
Note: fire zones ALWAYS need EOL resitors installed.
EOL End of Line Resistors
Security systems and fire alarm panels use end of line resistors in order to supervise the alarm/fire zone. This means the alarm/fire panel can detect a problem like a short circuit where someone may have tampered with the zone or lets say a nail ...
Quick Guide For Programming DSC Powerseries Alarms
Quick Guide To Programming DSC Powerseries Alarm Panels The following guide outlines the basic programming required when installing a DSC Powerseries Alarm System. This is a very short version designed to get most alarms up and running quickly. For ...
Procedure for converting DSC 6 digit serial numbers to 5 digit serial numbers
The 1st digit of ESN number is also 1st digit of SN Open up calculator in Microsoft Windows Click on VIEW at top of calculator and select SCIENTIFIC (or PROGRAMMING in Vista or Win 7 Click on HEX button at top left of calculator Input the 2nd, 3rd ...
Do Alarm Systems Require Normally Open Or Normally Closed Sensors
Alarm systems are designed to use 'open loop' burglary sensors. While they are called 'open loop', they are actually 'normally closed' when the magnet is near the sensor or in other words the zone is 'safe. Motion, glass break and other burglary ...
DSC Powerseries/Alexor Residential Dial (Self Monitoring) Programming
If you wish to have your DSC Alexor alarm system use residential dial (self monitoring) be sure to set the following sections appropriately: Some of these are already defaulted that way but better to check them to ensure they have not been altered ...