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    3 weeks ago
    This article describes how to correctly add wireless panics or keyfobs into the panel program using Remote Programming Software.
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    ‎11-03-2023 09:28 AM
    This article explains how to configure Daylight Savings Time in the D6100, D6100i, D6100ipV6 and D6600 receivers.
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    ‎10-20-2023 03:46 PM
    This article is for troubleshooting a popit point which shows faulted even when a 33k end of line resistor is strapped across the loop terminals.
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    ‎10-02-2023 03:32 PM
    The history log should be used as a first resource to isolate the source of ongoing point or system troubles. When central station reports appear to conflict with panel operation, the history log will reveal the actual events which were processed by the panel.
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    ‎07-17-2023 02:41 PM
    View Point Status is an important part of troubleshooting which is used to determine the current state of input points. For example, when the panel annunciates a point trouble, view point status will display if the point is missing or faulted in an open or short state.
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    ‎09-14-2021 10:33 AM
    This article explains the proper address selection when connecting the B450 to a Bosch Intrusion Panel. This information is needed to determine which address to select based on panel type, panel firmware revision and if Remote Programming Software will use the B450 to connect to the panel.   Step-by-step guide   Note the sticker on the front of the B450 which indicates switch positions for selecting an SDI2, SDI or Option Bus address (see figure 1).   Figure 1 Sticker with address configurations B8512G, B9512G and B-Series types: The B450 is not required when the cellular communicator will be installed in the Mod-1 (lower) plug-in slot. Use the B450 in applications where signal strength is weak at the panel location. Install the B450 in a remote location with stronger signal strength and connect to SDI2. Follow the instructions below for GV4 panel types connecting to SDI2. GV4 Panel Types: SDI2: Only 1 network communicator is allowed on a single address. Use address 1 or 2 as needed to avoid conflicting with another network communicator on the same address. Connections with Remote Programming Software are available on either address 1 or 2. GV4 or GV3 using SDI: Only 1 network communicator is allowed on a single address. Use address 88 or 92 as needed to avoid conflicting with another network communicator on the same address. When used as sole communicator or as back-up communicator to Phone line, use address 4 for SDI address 88. When used as back-up communicator to Ethernet (B426) use address 5 for SDI address 92, unless the B450 will be used for RPS connections (see note 4 below). Note that SDI address 88 is required for connecting to Remote Programming Software (Ethernet is preferred when allowed). GV2 v7.06+ Panel Types (SDI only): Use address 4 for SDI address 88.
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    ‎07-21-2021 04:39 PM
    1 Select Panel Wide Parameters:   2 Under Panel Wide Parameters > Select Communicator:   3 Change your Primary Path Device to Cellular IP Path 1:   4 Next, go to Enhanced Communication:   5 Double-Click the Network address to input your Central Station Receiver’s IP address.   6 Set your Supervision Time. Note: this should also match what is in your central station receiver to eliminate erroneous communication trouble.   ⚠️ Be sure to notify you Central Station to add your area 1 account number, supervision rate and enable the receiver for Re-synchronization.
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    ‎04-06-2021 09:55 AM
    You can use the Advantech ADAM-4541 Fiber Optic Converter to connect SDI2 devices via fiber optic cabling. Using fiber optic cabling allows you to extend the distance between SDI2 devices. Do not include the length of the fiber cabling in your wire length calculations for the SDI2 bus. Building-to-building SDI2 connections of SDI2 devices such as keypads, access control modules, power supplies, wireless receivers, input modules, and output modules are easily made. Notice: Use of the Advantech ADAM-4541 Fiber Optic Converter and SDI2 devices has not been investigated by Underwriter’s Laboratories. Do not use for UL applications or applications that include fire alarm components.
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    ‎04-06-2021 09:53 AM
    If looking to apply power (complete the circuit): NO of the DS150 to the Positive of the Maglock. From the negative of the Maglock to the negative of the power supply. From the Positive of the power supply to Common on the DS150.   If looking to remove power (break the circuit): NC of the DS150 to the Positive of the Maglock. From the negative of the Maglock to the negative of the power supply. From the Positive of the power supply to Common on the DS150.   Note: Generally we do fail safe not fail secure and the relay timer needs to be incremented.
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    ‎04-06-2021 09:52 AM
    Output A can be configured as a Form C, Com reference or as a Dry contact depending on how you put the jumper under the panel cover. This article will help you to find out how you can configure output A (1) on the B Series Panel.
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    ‎04-06-2021 09:47 AM
    How to configure the output in GV4 ver.2? Default: 0 Selections: 0 to 8 (increments of 1) Use this parameter to activate an output when the point goes into alarm. The output does not activate for Trouble nor Supervisory events. Reset the output by clearing the memory from the keypad display. The outputs used can be on an output module installed on either the Zonex bus or the SDI2 bus.   *Notice that the Relay will activate only when the point goes in to alarm, not when it changes to an off-normal state. Follow the steps from this article to accomplish the BFSK relay functionality.
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    ‎04-06-2021 09:32 AM
    For Normally Closed (NC) circuits, wire the resistor in series with the circuit For Normally Open (NO) circuits, wire the resistor in parallel with the circuit
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    ‎04-06-2021 09:31 AM
    If there is no G in the panel's name, there is no ground fault detection and the panel does not have an S4 pin. If it has a single G in the name it has the chance it could be enabled if S4 is latched and under area 5 silent alarm relay there is a value other than 0. If it’s a GV2, GV3 or GV4 and S4 is latched, ground fault detection is enabled. If there is ground fault detection, latch S4 and measure DC voltage on Terminals 9 and 10: You should get 6.5-6.8 VDC Steady (not jumping around) when there isn't a ground fault. If there is a ground fault it can take up to a minute to display and clear at the keypad.
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    ‎04-06-2021 09:51 AM
    Test Reports can be set up from Teraterm or RPS (requires firmware 2.0 or above). The test report timer (re)starts when the panel item is changed or when the module reboots, once the timer expires the test report is sent. Step-by-step guide   Teraterm/RPS: Go to System Configuration > Test Report Settings > Test Report Interval The timer options are  Off, 4hr, 6hr, 12hr, or 24h
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