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ProWatch 3.

7 and Vista Panel Integration

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ProWatch 3.7 and Vista Integration

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Introduction.......................................................................................... 3 Requirements ....................................................................................... 3 Vista Panel Configuration Installation of the 4100SM Serial Module ........................................ 3 Serial Communications .................................................................. 5 Vista Panel Programming..................................................................... 7 Testing Serial Communications............................................................ 9 ProWatch Configuration Creating a Vista Channel ............................................................... 11 Creating a Vista Panel ................................................................... 13 Enabling Zones............................................................................. 15 Creating Zone Lists ProWatch Zone Lists ..................................................................... 16 Vista Zone Lists ............................................................................ 17 ProWatch Vista Panel Partitions .......................................................... 20 ProWatch and Vista Integration Testing ......................................................... 21 Typical 3-Wire Serial Cable Diagrams ............................................................. 23

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Revision A, November 9, 2007

• 4100SM Serial Interface Module Kit • Lantronix UDS100 or UDS1100 (optional) Configuring Vista Panels NOTE: The current supported Vista panel models are the Vista 128FBP and the Vista 250FBP. This guide assumes that you are familiar with the basic principles and programming of ProWatch and Vista panels. The minimum firmware supported for either panel is Rev 2.7 and Vista Integration Introduction This manual will assist you in setting up and connecting a Vista 128/250FBP panel to your ProWatch 3. November 9.7 system.ProWatch 3.0 Installing the 4100SM The 4100SM Serial Interface Module is the interface device between your Vista panel and the serial communication for your ProWatch.0 firmware.7 build 7580 or higher • Security Dongle with Vista Panel support enabled • Serial COM port or Lantronix UDS100 or UDS1100 (optional) Vista Equipment • Vista 128FBP or Vista 250FBP with a minimum revision 2. 2007 . Requirements The following items are required for the integration of your Vista 128/250FBP panel and ProWatch: Pro Watch Software • ProWatch 3. Page 3 of 23 Revision A. The manual also assumes that you have Administrator privileges for both your Operating System and the ProWatch software.

7 and Vista Integration The 4100SM is connected to the Vista panel using the 4142TR Voltage Trigger Cable and is connected to J2 (Voltage Triggers) of your Vista panel.ProWatch 3. Power for the 4100SM is provided by the AUX power connection on the terminal strip (terminals 11 and 12). See the wiring diagram below for connection details Page 4 of 23 Revision A. 2007 . November 9.

Once there is at least one entry in the ARP table.ProWatch 3. To set a static ARP with a desired IP address using the hardware address of the UDS. the ARP table on the PC must have at least one IP address defined other than its own. 2. using a command prompt. 2007 . type CMD and click OK. (See page 23 for wiring diagrams on serial cables) Lantronix UDS100 / UDS1100 Connection (optional) Use the following steps to configure your UDS1100 or UDS100 for use with the 4100SM Serial Interface Module. See page 23 for wiring diagrams on serial cables. use the supplied DB25 female to DB9 female adapter. From a workstation on the network. click on Start > Run. Type “ARP –A” at the DOS command prompt to verify that there is at least one entry in the ARP table. ping another IP machine on your network to build the ARP table. Direct Connect To connect the 4100SM directly to your ProWatch server’s COM port. NOTE: In order for the ARP command to work in Windows. 1. NOTE: A Null cable is required between the UDS and 4100SM. Page 5 of 23 Revision A. Connect the Lantronix UDS100 / UDS1100 to the customer’s network. use the supplied DB25 male to DB25 male serial cable. use the following commands to ARP and IP address to the UDS. If your COM port on your ProWatch server is a DB9 male connector. In the open box. which is printed on the product label. when the hardware address of the UDS is 00-20-4A-64-CC-3D. please skip to step 7. The following is the command example for Windows. If the IP Address of the UDS is unknown or undefined.7 and Vista Integration Serial Communications The 4100SM can connect either to your ProWatch Server’s COM port directly or can be interfaced to your ProWatch using an optional Lantronix UDS100 or UDS1100 terminal interface device. the following steps will set a temporary IP address. If an IP address has been assigned. If there is no other entry beside the local machine. November 9.

Netmask Host bits 255.7 and Vista Integration 3. the standard appropriate netmask for the actual IP address is used.0 9 255. To change the basic parameters. This connection will fail. space and the MAC Address of the UDS100 / UDS1100 and press Enter.0 8 255.255. Gateway IP Address – If there is no Gateway used between your UDS device and the ProWatch server.0 23 255. 255.0 10 255.255. press Y. it is not necessary to enter the password.255.224 5 255. November 9.254. press 0.1. 4.255. ARP –s <IP Address> <MAC Address> Example: ARP –s 192. but the UDS will change its IP address to the desired one designated in the above step. IP Address – The IP Address must be set to a unique value in your network.192 6 255.128 7 255. (See table below for typical netmask.255. To assign and IP Address to the UDS100 / UDS1100.168.0.0. You will be prompted to enter the IP address of the gateway.255. the IP Address.255.168. . Telnet Config Password – The telnet configuration password can be set to disable It is recommended that a password is not set at this time. Open a Telnet connection to port 9999 and set all required parameters. Open a Telnet connection to port number 1. Page 6 of 23 Revision A.1.255. • If a Gateway is used. telnet 192.255.255.255.248 3 255.252.255.255.14 9999 Basic Parameters 1. at the Command Prompt. telnet 192. you can press N and Enter to skip this question. .252 2 255.1. enter the command ARP –S followed by a space.255. unauthorized access to the setup menu through a telnet connection to the setup port (9999).240 4 255.0. For the setup through the serial port.255.14 00-20-4A-64-CC-3D 4.14 1 5. Netmask – A netmask defines how many bits from the IP address are to be taken as the network section and how many bits are to be taken as the host section.0 11 .ProWatch 3. The following values can be changed: 2.168.128. 2007 . 3.255. .0 24 5.248.255. If set to 0.

7 and Vista Integration Channel Specific Parameters 1. Once you have saved your settings. The default installer code for the Vista panel is 5140. 2. Port Number – This setting is the source port number in TCP connections and is the number used to identify the channel for remote initiated connections. The remaining questions can be left at the factory default values. 3. Key in [*] + [0] + [5] – System Events Notify • Enter 1 to view all zone faults/restores. 1. November 9. select the channel you will be using (example press 1 for channel 1.) 2. From the Vista keypad. Programming the Vista Panel The Vista panel must be configured to support the 4100SM unit and to allow communications to the ProWatch software. Press Enter until you have returned to the configuration menu. The port number must be unique for each channel and my not be set to 0 or 9999 (Range: 165535) For ProWatch applications. enter into the programming mode by entering the Installer Code + [8] + [0] + [0] + [0]. To change the channel parameters.ProWatch 3. 4. 2007 . No Parity. To program the Vista panel. 7. Page 7 of 23 Revision A. set the value to 3001 and press Enter. Press 9 and Enter to save your settings and exit the configuration menu. 1 Stop) Flow Control – Set the Flow Control to 00 for no flow control. Baud Rate – Set the baud rate to 1200 and press Enter. 5. all programming changes will be addressed from the remote keypad. 6. It is required that the programming is completed from a 2-line alpha display (Ademco 6160). 8 bit. Interface Mode – Set the I/F mode to the default setting of 4C (RS-232C. you may close your command prompt window.

• The display should now read “Program Mode * Fill # View100” Key in [*] + [7] + [0] – Event Log Types • Enter 1. • Enter 1 for Home Facility Automation Control Key in [*] + [7] + [9] – Zone Type Restore Enable. 12.1.1.1.1.7 and Vista Integration 3. • The display should now read “Program Mode * Fill # View200” Key in [*] + [3] + [0] – Pager Installed • Enter 0 Key in [*] + [9] + [4] to move to the 4th page of programming fields. • The display should now read “Program Mode * Fill # View100” Key in [*] + [9] + [9] to exit and save your programming settings. 9.ProWatch 3. 14. Page 8 of 23 Revision A.1 for 1-8 zone types.1. Key in [*] + [9] + [4] to move to the 2nd page of programming fields. Key in [*] + [1] + [4] – Trigger on RS232 Input.1. 15.1. 13.1. 10.1. 2007 . 5. Key in [*] + [7] + [8] – Extended Home Control Event Report • Enter 1 Key in [*] + [7] + [9] – Home Control Event Report Types • Enter 1.1. 4.1. • The display should now read “Program Mode * Fill # View200” Key in [*] + [9] + [9] to move to the 2nd page of programming fields. This completes the communication programming of the Vista panel at this time. Key in [*] + [9] + [4] to move to the 3rd page of programming fields. for 1 -6 zone types. • The display should now read “Program Mode * Fill # View300” Key in [*] + [1] + [9] – Enable J2 Header Printer Port • Enter 1 for Home Automation Control Key in [*] + [9] + [9] to move to the 3rd page of programming fields.1. 6. November 9. 7.1.1.1.1 for enabling the event log. 11. 8. • Enter 1.

The COM properties window will appear. Click the Configure button to edit the connection parameters. Enter a name for the connection and click OK. check your connections and your COM port on the PC. Direct Connect To test the direct connection to your 4100SM. Parity is set to None and Stop bits to 1. 5. The Flow control must be set to None. 3. 4.7 and Vista Integration Testing the Vista Connection To ensure the Vista panel is ready to communicate with the ProWatch software. Verify that you are not using a NULL modem cable between the PC and the 4100SM device. If the Vista panel is properly connected and defined. 2007 . Page 9 of 23 Revision A. Launch HyperTerminal application by clicking on Start > Programs > Accessories > Communications > HyperTerminal. press the Enter key. connect your 4100SM to the available COM port on your ProWatch server.ProWatch 3. 8. you can test the communication path by performing the following test based upon your connection to your 4100SM device. In the Connect Using: pull down. Once in the HyperTerminal window. Click OK to save your setting in your Connect screen to begin. 7. • If you do not see a response from the Vista panel when the Enter key is pressed. Click OK to save and close the properties window. Verify the Data bit is set to 8. select the COM port the connected to the Vista panel. Once you have verified your connection. 2. Set the Bits per second to 1200. November 9. 6. 1. you can exit HyperTeminal. you will see a response from the Vista panel of 080K009E.

If you do not see a response. check the following: • • • Verify that the port number entered is correct and matches the port number entered in the UDS programming. Press the Enter key. November 9. 1. You will see 080K009E as a response from the Vista panel. In the open box. The window display will go blank and you will see a blinking curser. make sure the UDS is connected to both the network and to the 4100SM. Verify that you can ping the IP address of the UDS.168.14 3001 4. you can close the Command Prompt window. space and then the Port number. 5. verify your programming in the Vista panel and your connection between the 4100SM and the Vista panel. the power is on and the UDS has been programmed. Once you have verified your communications. Open a Command Prompt window by clicking on Start > Run. 3. At the DOS Command Prompt type Telnet followed by a space.7 and Vista Integration UDS100/ UDS1100 Connection To test the connection to your 4100SM through the UDS device and your network. See Example below: telnet 192. 2. 6. 2007 . Verify that the port is not blocked by a network firewall. the IP address of the UDS. If an error message is returned that says it could not open the host connection on the port specified. type CMD and click OK. Page 10 of 23 Revision A.ProWatch 3.1.

3. right click in explorer window and select New > Channel. In Channel Type: select Vista from the pull down list and click OK Page 11 of 23 Revision A. Create a Vista Channel 1. 2. Open the Hardware Configuration window by clicking on the Hardware Configuration icon in the Viewer window. From the hardware Configuration window.7 and Vista Integration Configuring ProWatch The following section will cover the basic steps for programming a Vista channel and panel in ProWatch.ProWatch 3. November 9. The Create a Channel window will open. 2007 .

If you are not using partitions. the Time Zone that the panel will operate in and verify the Installed box is checked.ProWatch 3. Page 12 of 23 Revision A. If you are using a UDS device. Click Next to continue. Set the Word Size to 8N1. In the Partitions screen. Click Next to continue. Select the COM Port that the Vista panel is connected to and set the Baud to 1200. set the Port type to TCP/IP. • If you are using a COM port on the server. leave the window blank and click Finish.7 and Vista Integration 4. select Hardwired. Enter the port number (example: 3001) in the second box and click Next. enter in a Description for the new channel. the Poll Interval to 40 and the Retry Time to 20. Enter the IP address for the UDS Device in the first box. select the Port Type that will be used. • 6. In the Channel Information screen. 5. November 9. 2007 . add the partitions that this channel will be a member of for ProWatch. In the Communication Parameters screen.

the channel will be added to the default routing group automatically. The ProWatch Controller Manager window will open.7 and Vista Integration Once the channel wizard is complete and the channel is created. Page 13 of 23 Revision A. If you are not using routing groups. a warning box will be displayed reminding you that you will need to add this channel to the appropriate routing group(s) before the events are reported. From the Hardware Configuration window. Select the Site and Channel that the Vista panel is connected to and click Next. right click in the explorer window and select New > Panel. we must create the panel. November 9. Creating a Vista Panel Now that the channel has been created. 2007 . Click OK to continue.ProWatch 3.

Once the tables are completed in the database. Enter a Description for the Vista panel and select the Panel Type being connected (250FBP or 128FBP). Once you have clicked OK. but is not required. Click OK to continue. Page 14 of 23 Revision A. You must enter the User Code (used for sending commands) for the Vista panel. there will be a delay while ProWatch creates the panel and the points table for this new device.ProWatch 3. See your Vista manual for information on programming or changing a User Code. please wait as panel tables are created. the Add Vista Panel window will appear. Verify the Installed box is checked and click OK. A location description can be added to assist in troubleshooting. 2007 . NOTE: The default User Code is 1234.7 and Vista Integration The Add Vista Panel window will now appear. November 9. This delay can take a few minutes.

select each zone that is to be used and check the In Logical Device box. 2007 . go into the Hardware Configuration window and edit the Vista panel by either double clicking on the panel or right click on the Vista panel and select Edit. however. you will need to define the zones for your Vista panel. You may also select the Zone Type and Input Type for each zone.7 and Vista Integration Enable the zones Now that your panel has been created. this is for informational purposes only. November 9. ProWatch will not download the Zone Type or Input Type information to the Vista Panel. Page 15 of 23 Revision A. but it does need to be programmed to understand the type of zone and how it is used. ProWatch does not download any information to the Vista panel. To enable the Vista zones in ProWatch.ProWatch 3. From the hardware tree within the Vista Panel screen.

From the hardware tree within the Vista Panel screen. zone lists will need to be created both in ProWatch and at the Vista panel. ProWatch can only bypass Zone Lists. Because of this limitation. This will enable the Zone List in ProWatch. Page 16 of 23 Revision A. Click OK to save and Close the Vista panel screen.ProWatch 3. November 9. Select the zone list and check the box In Logical Device. The zone list in ProWatch will not be populated until the list(s) have been created in the Vista panel with the individual zones and have been up/down loaded from the Vista panel to ProWatch. go into the Hardware Configuration window and edit the Vista panel by either double clicking on the panel or right click on the Vista panel and select Edit. scroll down the list of zones until you see the entry Unused Zone List 1. 2007 .7 and Vista Integration Zone lists Individual Vista zones can not be bypassed in ProWatch. Zone Lists in ProWatch In ProWatch.

Device Prog? 1 = Yes 0 = No.ProWatch 3. Page 17 of 23 Revision A. Report Code Prog? 1 = Yes 0 = No. You will be prompted by the following screens: Zone Prog? 1 = Yes 0 = No. Enter Output # 00=Quit Enter [*] to proceed. Enter [*] to proceed. Enter [*] to proceed. Enter [*] to proceed. Enter [*] to proceed. Output Pgm? 1 = Yes 0 = No. Expert Mode? 1 = Yes 0 = No. enter into the programming mode by entering the Installer Code + [8] + [0] + [0] + [0]. Enter [*] to proceed. Enter [1] to enter the output programming section and proceed. Alpha Prog? 1 = Yes 0 = No. November 9. The default installer code for the Vista panel is 5140.7 and Vista Integration Zone Lists in Vista From the Vista keypad. 2007 . Key in [*] + [9] + [3] on the Vista keypad to enter the menu programming screens.

ProWatch 3. key in [0] + [0] + [3] + [*]. Once you have completed your zone list. to add the hardwired zone #3 to this zone list.7 and Vista Integration Enter Zn List? 00=Quit Enter [0] + [1] + [*] to create zone list 1 The add zone # screen will display as shown below. You can continue adding individual zones to your list repeating the entry process. Key in the 3 digit zone number you wish to add to the zone list followed by the [*] key. November 9. 2007 . the display will prompt you with the following displays: 01 Del Zn List? [1] = Yes [0] = No Enter [0] + [*] 01 Del Zones? ? [1] = Yes [0] = No Enter [0] + [*] Page 18 of 23 Revision A. After exiting the zone list. Example. exit the zone list programming by keying [0] + [0] + [0] + [*].

ProWatch 3. Quit Menu Mode? 1=Yes 0=No Key in [1] + [*] You will now be returned to the basic programming display on the keypad. key in [0] + [0] + [*]. Key in [*] + [9] + [9] to exit the programming and reset the Vista panel. If you have exited the Zone List Programming by keying in [0] + [0] + [*]. you may enter that zone list number now and repeat the above steps. you can key in [0] + [0] + [*]. you may key in the zone number and follow the prompts. • If you are done creating Zone Lists. you will now be prompted by the following: View Zn List? 00=Quit • If you wish to view the Zone lists and their individual zone points that make up the list. November 9. 2007 . • To exit the Zn List.7 and Vista Integration Enter Zn List? 00=Quit • If you need to create another zone list. Page 19 of 23 Revision A.

a partition within a Vista panel. Page 20 of 23 Revision A. Click OK to save and exit the Vista panel screen. but it can arm. In ProWatch. For this document. we will be using the default partition (1) in the Vista panel. since we can only control a partition. etc. The Zones in Partition listing in ProWatch will not be populated until the Vista panel Vista Partition has been created in ProWatch and the Vista panel has uploaded the information to ProWatch. scroll down the list of zones until you see the entry Unused Partition 1. 2007 . go into the Hardware Configuration window and edit the Vista panel by either double clicking on the panel or right click on the Vista panel and select Edit. From the hardware tree within the Vista Panel screen.7 and Vista Integration Creating a Vista Panel Partition ProWatch can not arm a Vista panel directly.ProWatch 3. we need to enable the Vista panel’s partition(s) within ProWatch. This will enable the Vista panel’s partition in ProWatch. Select the partition from the list and check the box In Logical Device. disarm. November 9. In ProWatch.

November 9. Vista Zones and Vista Partitions. Since ProWatch can not bypass an individual zone. individual zones are assigned to a list. The icons will only display the status of the points and can not be used to shunt or bypass a troubled point. The Vista Zone Lists folder displays the zones lists that were created earlier. the zone is normal. You can adjust the device filter settings (right click on a device.7 and Vista Integration Testing the Vista and ProWatch Integration Once the Vista panel is online and communicating with ProWatch (as indicated by the green icon status for the panel in the Hardware Configuration tree) you should see some additional folders that have been created in the Site directory.ProWatch 3. These lists can be bypassed in ProWatch. The Vista Zones folder list will display the status of each individual zone. Page 21 of 23 Revision A. red. select device filter) to set/change the values of when the icon will display as red (faulted) or green (normal). the zone is off-normal (active or faulted). 2007 . Green. The new folders are listed as Vista Zone Lists.

with the Vista panel in Ready mode. Page 22 of 23 Revision A. verify the Vista Panel Partition icon is green in ProWatch.com. “Partition Disarmed. Open the Toggle Event window and verify the screen is cleared.7580 software and the Vista 128/250FBP systems. 7:00AM to 7:00PM Central Time) or by email at nexwatch.ProWatch 3.help@honeywell. Right click on the partition and select Actions > Disarm. please contact Technical Support at 1-800-323-4576 (Monday through Friday. This completes the integration programming and testing of the ProWatch 3.0.7 and Vista Integration The Vista Partitions folder is used to control the arming and disarming of the Vista panel. The Vista Panel Partition icon also displays the status of the partition – Green. If you have additional questions. or Red. Return to the Hardware Configuration window and select the Vista Panel Partition folder again. a zone is faulted or in alarm. Open the Hardware Configuration window and select the Vista Panel Partition folder.7. Keypad”. Select the Toggle Event window and you will see the message partition armed. the device is ready to be armed. Select the Toggle Event window and you will see the message that the partition has been disarmed. To test the function of your Vista integration. 2007 . November 9. Right click on the partition and select Actions > Arm Stay. The Vista panel will chime three times and the Vista panel will now be armed. The Vista panel will chime once and the panel will disarm.

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