Storm Related Questions

Q: Do I need to do anything if the power goes out for "short periods" of time

(one day or less)?

A: No, you do not need to do anything.

Q: If the Power goes out while my system is armed what do I do?

(only neccesary if battery depletes and system completely shuts down.)

A: Once power is restored make sure to deactivate your system (code +alarm-questions-seattle ) , reactivate as neccesary.

Q: Why is my system beeping every 5 minutes after the power went back on?

A: When system beeps every 5 minutes it is warning you that your panel battery needs replacing, you can find them at your local component shop. ( Fry's Electronics, Radioshack ) ( Battery 12v 4ah )

Q: Is it necessary to do a system test when the power comes back on?

A: Yes, it is necessary to do a system test at least once a month especially after power outages.

Q: How do I do a system test?

A: First, You must call the central station to put your system on test ( you will need your account number and password ). Next, make sure your keypad has the ready light on. Arm the system in the away mode and leave for at least 1 minute. Now, come back in and don't disarm the system until the sirens go off for at least twenty seconds. Finally call the central station, give them your account number and password, ask if any signals went through. Call to setup service if signals did not go through.

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