Congratulations on your ownership of an Ademco Security System. You've made a wisedecision in choosing it, for it represents the latest in security protection technology today,including microcomputer technology to monitor all system status. Ademco is the world'slargest manufacturer of security systems and millions of premises are protected byAdemco systems.Basically, this system offers you three forms of protection: burglary, fire and emergency.Your system may consist of at least one keypad which provides full control of systemoperation, various sensors such as motion detectors and door and window sensingdevices, plus a selected number of strategically placed smoke or combustion detectorsdesigned to provide early warning in case of fire. Your system may also have been pro-grammed to automatically transmit alarm or status messages over the phone lines to acentral alarm monitoring station.All system functions are controlled by your keypad(s), which are described in the nextsection,
ABOUT THE KEYPADS
Your system's sensing devices have been assigned to various "zones". For example, thesensing device on your Entry/Exit door may have been assigned to zone 06, sensingdevices on windows in the master bedroom to zone 10, and so on. These zone numberswill appear on the display when an alarm or trouble condition occurs.
The burglary protection portion of your system must be turned on or "armed" before it willsense burglary alarm conditions and sound an alarm. Your system can be armed in one offour modes: STAY, AWAY, INSTANT and MAXIMUM. Refer to the
ARMING THE SYSTEM
sections for instructions in using these modes of operation.
Your system can be set to alert you to the opening of a door or window while it is disarmedby using the CHIME mode. In this mode, three tones will sound at the Keypad(s)whenever a door or window is opened.