Ademco Vista 20SE or 20HWse

What should I do if my Ademco Vista 20 SE system has a low battery?

THIS INFORMATION IS TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE MANUAL FOR THIS ALARM SYSTEM. TROUBLE CONDITIONS SYSTEM LO BAT (or BAT with no zone No.) – Indicates that a low system battery condition exists, accompanied by a once-per-minute beeping* at the Keypad. CALL FOR SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. Beeping can be stopped by entering an OFF sequence (code + […]

How do I bypass zones on my Ademco Vista 20SE or 20HWse system?

THIS INFORMATION IS TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE MANUAL FOR THIS ALARM SYSTEM. BYPASSING PROTECTION ZONES Using the [6] (Bypass) Key This key is used when you want to arm your system with one or more zones intentionally unprotected. Bypassed zones are unprotected and will not cause an alarm when violated while your system is armed. […]

How do I arm and disarm my Ademco Vista 20SE or 20HWse system?

THIS INFORMATION IS TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE MANUAL FOR THIS ALARM SYSTEM. Arming Perimeter Only With Entry Delay On Using the [3] Key (STAY) Use this key when you are staying inside, but expect someone to use an entry/exit door later. When armed in STAY mode, the system will sound an alarm if a protected […]

How to change or delete user codes for Ademco Vista 20SE or 20HWse system?

THIS INFORMATION IS TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE MANUAL FOR THIS ALARM SYSTEM. To Assign or change user codes: 1. Enter your Master code and press the CODE [8] key. 2. Enter the 2-digit User Number (03-16) for the user you are adding or changing. 3. Enter User’s Code. Enter the new 4-digit security code for […]

Why is my Ademco Vista 20 SE system beeping?

THIS INFORMATION IS TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE MANUAL FOR THIS ALARM SYSTEM. TROUBLE CONDITIONS Typical “Check” Displays The word CHECK on the Keypad’s display, accompanied by a rapid “beeping” at the Keypad, indicates that there is a trouble condition in the system. The displays in parenthesis may appear on non-alpha keypads when the associated trouble […]