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Honeywell

Vista 128BPT

The Vista 128BPT is Bigger, more Powerful and Trickier than other Vista models. If you know what you are doing this panel has a lot of potential.

Default Installer Code: 4140

Default Master Code: 1234

User Codes 

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Adding/Changing Codes 

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Programming codes on a Vista128 can be very time consuming and difficult, especially when using multiple partitions. It is highly recommended to manage codes using Compass, the downloading software.

The Vista 128 has 150 codes: 

  • 01 Installer code

  • 02 Master code

  • 04-250 User codes

The default master code is 1234.

The default master code is 4140.

Adding/changing codes

1) 1234 or your master code.

2) 8 the code button.

3) XXX new 3-digit user slot or the user slot you wish to alter.

4) XXXX new 4-digit code. 

If the user slot you choose in step 3 is already in use, it will prompt you:

5) ADD NEW USER?

  • 0 No, will overwrite and edit the user code in the slot you entered.

  • 1 Yes, will move to the next available user slot.

Step 5 may not show up if you choose a slot not used at all.

6) ENTER AUTH LEVEL

  • 1 Master

  • 2 Manager

  • 3 Level A, arm/disarm/bypass

  • 4 Level B, arm/disarm

  • 5 Level C, arm/disarm only if the same code armed

  • 6 Duress

7) OPEN/CLOSE REPORT?

  • 0 Does not send signals

  • 1 Sends open/close signals

8) GROUP BYPASSING?

  • 0 Can not group bypass

  • 1 Can group bypass

X) There may be a series of questions here about access control or RF buttons, most of the time these wont be needed so I've left it out.

9) MULTI ACCESS?

  • 0 No, this user has access to just this partition. This will skip to step 12.

  • 1 Yes, this user will access other partitions.

10) GLOBAL ARM?

  • 0 No, this user cannot globally arm.

  • 1 Yes, this user can globally arm more than one partition at once.

11) PART.X - XXX?

  • 0 No, this user does not have access to this partition, it will now prompt the next partition.

  • 1 Yes, this user has access, it will now prompt you steps 5, 7, and 10 again before moving to the next partition.

12) SUMMARY

  • Summary screen of the user for each partition. # to quit.

Example

To change user slot 116 to 2294 and give it just partition 1 access:

1) 1234 

2) 8

3) 116

4) 3825

5) 3 standard user

6) 1 open and close reports will send

7) no group bypass

8) no multi access

9) to quit

Deleting Codes

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When deleting codes you cannot hesitate, if you pause for more than 3 seconds during key presses it will cancel the operation and you will have to try again.

 

Deleting codes

1) 1234 or your master code.

2) 8 code programming.

3) XXX 3-digit user slot.

4) 1234 or your master code.

5) OK TO DELETE?

  • 1 Yes, delete the code.

6)  to quit

User Partitions

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The Vista 128 has up to 8 partitions. Steps 9 and 10 are crucial when setting up users partitions.

Steps 9, 10 and 11 of editing a user code will setup the partitioning for that user.

Assigning partitions to users

1) 1234 or your master code.

2) 8 the code button.

3) XXX new 3-digit user slot or the user slot you wish to alter.

4) XXXX new 4-digit code. 

If the user slot you choose in step 3 is already in use it will prompt you:

5) ADD NEW USER?

  • 0 No, will overwrite and edit the user code in the slot you entered.

  • 1 Yes, will move to the next available user slot.

Step 5 may not show up if you choose a slot not used at all.

6) ENTER AUTH LEVEL

  • 1 Master

  • 2 Manager

  • 3 Level A, arm/disarm/bypass

  • 4 Level B, arm/disarm

  • 5 Level C, arm/disarm only if the same code armed

  • 6 Duress

7) OPEN/CLOSE REPORT?

  • 0 Does not send signals

  • 1 Sends open/close signals

8) GROUP BYPASSING?

  • 0 Can not group bypass

  • 1 Can group bypass

X) There may be a series of questions here about access control or RF buttons, most of the time these wont be needed so I've left it out.

9) MULTI ACCESS?

  • 0 No, this user has access to just this partition. This will skip to step 12.

  • 1 Yes, this user will access other partitions.

10) GLOBAL ARM?

  • 0 No, this user cannot globally arm.

  • 1 Yes, this user can globally arm more than one partition at once.

11) PART.X - XXX?

  • 0 No, this user does not have access to this partition, it will now prompt the next partition.

  • 1 Yes, this user has access, it will now prompt you steps 5, 7, and 10 again before moving to the next partition.

12) SUMMARY

  • Summary screen of the user for each partition. # to quit.

To change partitions

1) Ensure the system is disarmed.

2) 1234 enter a user code.

3) * X press * followed by the partition number, 1-8.

You can go back to the assigned partition by entering 0 as the partition or just wait a couple of minutes for it to time out.

User Authorities

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There are 6 different authority levels that can be assigned to a user.

Authority levels are set when editing a user.

Authority levels

  • 1 Master, can arm, disarm, bypass and change every other code.

  • 2 Manager, can arm, disarm, bypass and change all operator level codes.

  • 3 Operator Level A, can arm, disarm, and bypass.

  • 4 Operator Level B, can arm/disarm.

  • 5 Operator Level C, can arm but can only disarm if the same code was used to arm.

  • 6 Duress, can arm and disarm but will send a duress signal to the station.

Duress Codes

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Steps 9 and 10 are crucial when setting up user partitions.

Steps 9, 10 and 11 of editing a user code will setup the partitioning for that user.

Assigning partitions to users

1) 1234 or your master code.

2) 8 the code button.

3) XXX new 3-digit user slot or the user slot you wish to alter.

4) XXXX new 4-digit code. 

If the user slot you choose in step 3 is already in use it will prompt you:

5) ADD NEW USER?

  • 0 No, will overwrite and edit the user code in the slot you entered.

  • 1 Yes, will move to the next available user slot.

Step 5 may not show up if you choose a slot not used at all.

6) ENTER AUTH LEVEL

  • 6 Duress

7) OPEN/CLOSE REPORT?

  • 1 Sends open/close signals

8) GROUP BYPASSING?

  • 1 Can group bypass

9) MULTI ACCESS?

  • 0 No, this user has access to just this partition. This will skip to step 12.

  • 1 Yes, this user will access other partitions.

10) GLOBAL ARM?

  • 0 No, this user cannot globally arm.

  • 1 Yes, this user can globally arm more than one partition at once.

11) PART.X - XXX?

  • 0 No, this user does not have access to this partition, it will now prompt the next partition.

  • 1 Yes, this user has access, it will now prompt you steps 5, 7, and 10 again before moving to the next partition.

12) SUMMARY

  • Summary screen of the user for each partition. # to quit.

Resetting Codes

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If you have lost the installer code, you can enter programming mode within 30 seconds of powering the system up.

Reset installer code

1) Power cycle the panel.

2) Hold down * and # for 3 seconds.

3) You are now in programming mode.

4) *00 installer code location.

5) XXXX enter your new installer code.

If you have lost the master code you can reset it using the installer code. 

Reset master code

1) 4140 or your installer code.

2) 8 code programming.

3) 002 2-digit user slot.

4) XXXX new 4-digit code.

5) Now follow all prompts.

Zones

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Hardwired Zones

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Vista 128 - 9 zones onboard, expandable to 128.

To program zones, you must have an alpha keypad connected.

Programming zones

​1) Enter programming mode.

2) *93 MENU MODE

3) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES, to enter zone programming

4) SET TO CONFIRM?

  • NO, to skip

5) ENTER ZONE NUMBER

  • XXX * enter your 3-digit zone number 010+

  • 000 * to quit

6) Zone summary, press *.

7) ZONE TYPE

Select a 2-digit zone type, then *:

  • 00 Not used

  • 01 Entry/exit delay 1

  • 03 Perimeter

  • 04 Interior follower

  • 06 24 hour silent

  • 09 Fire

  • 14 Carbon monoxide

Depending on the zone type, the following prompts may appear:

8a) ARM WITH FAULT?

  • No, zone must be closed to arm

  • Yes, can arm when the zone is open

8b) FORCE ARMING?

  • No, zone will not be bypassed

  • Yes, zone will be bypassed if open on arming

9a) VENT ZONE?

  • No, zone must be closed to arm

  • Yes, zone will be bypassed if open on arming

9b) VENT RE-ARM?

  • No, zone stays bypassed

  • Yes, zone un-bypasses once it is closed

10) STAY MODE?

  • None, zone active in stay mode

  • Stay 1, zone bypassed in stay mode

  • Stay 2, if you turn this option on for any zone, it will completely change how users arm stay mode. Would advise against it unless you need a custom work around.

11) AUTO STAY?

  • No, follows the arming mode

  • Yes, zone will auto bypass if an entry zone is not tripped during the exit delay

12) SILENT?

  • No, zone will trip the sirens

  • Yes, zone will not trip sirens or the keypad sounder

13) BYPASS GROUP?

  • 00 None, not part of a bypass group

  • 01-15 Will enable this zone in one of the bypass groups

All zone types have these prompts:

14) PARTITION

Select a partition the zone will work in:

  • 1-8 Partition 1-8

15) REPORT CODE

Enter 4 digits:

  • 01, 00 Contact ID

  • 00, 00 Zone won't send signals

  • Press * to save

16) INPUT TYPE

  • 01 Hardwired, zones 1-9

  • 06 SL Serial number zone expander

  • 07 DIP switch polling zone expander

Depending on the input type, the following prompts may appear:

17) SMART CONTACT?

  • No, normal contact

  • 1 The device installed supports smart contacts

18) ANTI MASK?

  • No, this device does not have anti mask

  • 1 Yes, this device will send trouble alarms on masking

19) TAMPER OPTION?

  • No tamper setup for this zone.

  • 1 Normally closed tamper switch in series

  • 2 Normally open tamper switch in parallel

20) V-PLEX RELAY?

  • 0 Normal zone expander

  • 1 4101SN relay module

Final prompt:

21) Zone summary, press *.

22) Back to step 5, 000* to quit zones.

23) 1 to quit menu mode.

Wireless Zones

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Vista 128 - 5881ENH receiver can allow up to  128 zones, less wireless zones with smaller receivers.

To program zones, you must have an alpha keypad connected.

Programming zones

​1) Enter programming mode.

2) *93 MENU MODE

3) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES, to enter zone programming

4) SET TO CONFIRM?

  • NO, to skip

5) ENTER ZONE NUMBER

  • XXX * enter your 3-digit zone number 010+

  • 000 * to quit

6) Zone summary, press *.

7) ZONE TYPE

Select a 2-digit zone type, then *:

  • 00 Not used

  • 01 Entry/exit delay 1

  • 03 Perimeter

  • 04 Interior follower

  • 06 24 hour silent

  • 09 Fire

  • 14 Carbon monoxide

Depending on the zone type, the following prompts may or may not appear.

8a) ARM WITH FAULT?

  • No, zone must be closed to arm

  • Yes, can arm when the zone is open

8b) FORCE ARMING?

  • No, zone will not be bypassed

  • Yes, zone will be bypassed if open on arming

9a) VENT ZONE?

  • No, zone must be closed to arm

  • Yes, zone will be bypassed if open on arming

9b) VENT RE-ARM?

  • No, zone stays bypassed

  • Yes, zone un-bypasses once it is closed

10) STAY MODE?

  • None, zone active in stay mode

  • Stay 1, zone bypassed in stay mode

  • Stay 2, if you turn this option on for any zone, it will completely change how users arm stay mode. Would advise against it unless you need a custom work around.

11) AUTO STAY?

  • No, follows the arming mode

  • Yes, zone will auto bypass if an entry zone is not tripped during the exit delay

12) SILENT?

  • No, zone will trip the sirens

  • Yes, zone will not trip sirens or the keypad sounder

13) BYPASS GROUP?

  • 00 None, not part of a bypass group

  • 01-15 Will enable this zone in one of the bypass groups

14) PARTITION

Select a partition the zone will work in:

  • 1-8 Partition 1-8

15) REPORT CODE

Enter 4 digits:

  • 01, 00 Contact ID

  • 00, 00 Zone won't send signals

  • Press * to save

16) INPUT TYPE

  • 02 RM Wireless motions

  • 03 RF supervised wireless devices

  • 04 UR unsupervised wireless devices

  • 05 BR unsupervised keyfobs

17) SMART CONTACT?

  • No, normal contact

  • 1 The device installed supports smart contacts

18) INPUT SERIAL NUMBER:

  • XXX XXXX Enter the 7-digit serial number of the device

  • Press * to save

  • Enter the loop number of the device 1-4

  • Press * to save

19) XMIT TO CONFIRM:

  • Trip the device, or

  • Press * to skip

Final prompt:

20) Zone summary, press *.

21) Back to step 5, 000* to quit zones.

22) 1 to quit menu mode.

Delete a Zone

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To delete a zone, you must change the zone type to null zone.

Deleting zones

​1) Enter programming mode.

2) *93 MENU MODE

3) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES, to enter zone programming

4) SET TO CONFIRM?

  • NO, to skip

5) ENTER ZONE NUMBER

  • XXX * enter your 3-digit zone number 010+

  • 000 * to quit

6) Zone summary, press *.

7) ZONE TYPE

Select a 2-digit zone type, then *:

  • 00 Not used

8) DELETE ZONE?

  • 0 No

  • Yes

9) ENTER ZONE NUMBER

  • 000 * to quit

10) 1 to quit menu mode.

11) *99 to quit programming mode.

All Zone Types

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Zone Types:

  • 00 No response

  • 01 Entry/exit delay 1

  • 02 Entry/exit delay 2

  • 03 Perimeter instant

  • 04 Interior follower, bypassed in stay mode

  • 05 Trouble day/alarm night, trouble when disarmed, normal perimeter when armed

  • 06 24 hour silent

  • 07 24 hour audible

  • 08 24 hour auxiliary

  • 09 Fire

  • 10 Interior with delay, bypassed in stay mode

  • 14 Carbon monoxide

  • 16 Fire with verify, when tripped, the panel will wait 7 seconds and only go into alarm if there is still an alarm

  • 20 Arm stay, for keyfob zones

  • 21 Arm away, for keyfob zones

  • 22 Disarm, for keyfob zones

  • 23 No alarm response

  • 27 Access point

  • 29 Momentary exit, for VistaKey module

Zone Wiring

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All hardwired zones need a resistor. The first 9 zones need 2.2K Ohm resistors, zone expanders need 10K Ohm resistors.

1) Zones 1,2 and 9 cannot be changed* and are set up for a 2K Ohm resistor, normally closed.

2) Zones 3-8 can be setup for EOL (2K Ohm resistor) or normally closed.

*41 EOL for zones 3-8.

  • 0 EOL wiring

  • 1 Normally closed wiring

3) Zones 9+ on zone expanders cannot be changed* and are set up for a 10K Ohm resistor, normally closed.

4) *If you have setup a zone as a fire zone, it will still need the same resistor but wired normally open across the zone.

Zone Partitioning

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The Vista 128 gives you the option of 8 partitions.

Enable partitions

1) Enter programming mode.

2) *94 to enter alternate programming 1.

3) *94 to enter alternate programming 2.

4) *00 (200) to enter partition enable field.

5) enter how many partitions the system will have, 1-8.

6) Press * to save.

7) *99 to go back to alternate programming 1.

8) *99 to go back to main programming.

Assign zones to a partition

1) *93 MENU MODE

2) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES, to enter zone programming

3) SET TO CONFIRM?

  • NO, to skip

4) ENTER ZONE NUMBER

  • XXX * enter your 3-digit zone number 010+

  • 000 * to quit

5) Now follow through programming the zone until you get to partition programming.

6) PARTITION

Select a partition the zone will work in:

  • 1-8 Partition 1-8

7) Finish programming the zone.

8) Quit zone programming and menu mode.

Assign keypads an address

Keypads are addressed 00-30. Address 00 is stuck on partition 1:

1) Power cycle the keypad.

2) Hold down 1 and 3 for 3 seconds, within 30 seconds of power up.

6151/6160:

3A) Enter 00 to 30. Address 00 is the first keypad address. * to save and quit.

6150RF/6160RF 

3B) Enter 1, then 00 to 30. Address 00 is the first keypad address. 

4) * to save and quit.

If your keypad doesn't work after changing the address then that address has not been setup or another keypad has that address.

Assign address to a partition

1) *93 MENU MODE

2) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 0 NO

3) Press 0, for no, until you get to device programming.

4) DEVICE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES

5) DEVICE ADDRESS

  • XX Enter the keypad address you want to setup, 01 to 30then * to confirm.

6) DEVICE TYPE

  • 01 Alpha console, * to save.

7) CONSOLE PARTITION

  • X Enter the partition you want to assign it to, 1-8 then * to save.

8) SOUND OPTION

  • 0 press * to save.

9) KEYPAD GLOBAL

  • 0 this keypad can only arm/disarm the keypad it is assigned to.

  • 1 this keypad can globally arm/disarm.

10) AUI

  • 0 press * to save.

11) DEVICE ADDRESS

  • 00* to quit.

12) Quit menu mode.

Setup the users partitions

Users partitions are assigned when adding/editing users. It is much easier and more organized to use compass software but if you don't have it available, check out user programming above.

To change partitions

1) Ensure the system is disarmed.

2) 1234 enter a user code.

3) * X press * followed by the partition number, 1 or 2.

You can go back to the assigned partition by entering 0 as the partition or just wait a couple of minutes for it to time out.

Zone Expander 4208SN

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Vista 128 - 9 zones, expandable to 128. 

Wire the expander

Mount the expander then wire the unit into the main panel's polling loop, + terminal 24 and - terminal 25.

All zones must be wired normally closed with a 10K Ohm resistor, or if a fire zone, normally open with a 10K Ohm resistor.

Setup expander tamper switch

Dip switch 8:

  • ON Tamper disabled

  • OFF Tamper enabled

Select a table of serial numbers

There are two tables to choose from with blocks of serial numbers for the zones. You must choose which table you want to use, then which row of serial numbers to use to individually address a serial number to each zone.

Table 1:

  • Dip switch 6 ON

  • Dip switch 7 ON 

Table 2:

  • Dip switch 6 ON

  • Dip switch 7 OFF 

Select a row of serial numbers

1) Change dip switches 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 to receive unique serial numbers for each of the 8 zones (loops) on the expander.

DIP SWITCH 6 STAYS ON.

Use this generator below to see which serial numbers you should use in conjunction with your dip switches.

Set the dip switches then click "Generate Serial Numbers".

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Serial Prefix

PREFIX

Loop/Zone 1

SERIAL NUMBER

Loop/Zone 2

SERIAL NUMBER

Loop/Zone 3

Loop/Zone 4

Loop/Zone 5

Loop/Zone 6

Loop/Zone 7

Loop/Zone 8

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

Zone Expander 4208U

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Vista 128 - 9 zones, expandable to 128. 

 

Wire the expander

Mount the expander then wire the unit into the main panel's polling loop, + terminal 24 and - terminal 25.

All zones must be wired normally closed with a 10K Ohm resistor, or if a fire zone, normally open with a 10K Ohm resistor.

Setup your expander type

There are two ways to setup this expander: to cover a block of zones or to individually address a serial number to each zone.

Dip switch 6:

  • ON Serial number mode

  • OFF Block of zones

Setup expander tamper switch

Dip switch 8:

  • ON Tamper disabled

  • OFF Tamper enabled

Block of zones setup

1) Use the dip switches to assign which block of zones this expander will be assigned to:

Dip switch 6:​ OFF Block of zones

  • Zones 10-16, ON: 2 3 4 OFF:

  • Zones 17-24, ON: 2 3 5 OFF:

  • Zones 25-32, ON: 2 3  OFF: 4 5

  • Zones 33-40, ON: 2 4 OFF:

  • Zones 41-48, ON: 2 OFF: 3 5

  • Zones 49-56, ON: 2 OFF: 3 4

  • Zones 57-64, ON: 2  OFF: 3 4 5

  • Zones 65-72, ON: 3 4 OFF: 2 

  • Zones 73-80, ON: 3 4 OFF: 2 5

  • Zones 81-88, ON: 3 OFF: 2 4 

  • Zones 89-96, ON: 3 OFF: 2 4 5

  • Zones 97-104, ON: 4 OFF: 2 3

  • Zones 105-112, ON: 4 OFF: 2 3 5

  • Zones 113-120, ON: 5  OFF: 2 3 4 

  • Zones 121-128, ON: OFF: 2 3 4 5

2) Programme your zones up. When it asks you for input type, select 07 DIP switch polling.

Serial number setup

1) Turn dip switch 6: ON to enable serial number mode.

2) Use the dip switches 2, 3, 4 and 5 to assign which block of serial numbers this expander will be assigned to. The serial numbers go up by 1 for each zone, with a jump of 4 from zones 4 to 5.

3) Programme your zones up. When it asks you for input type, select 06 SL serial number polling and enter the serial number for the loop (1-8) you have wired in. You can make these zones all different on the system but it is advised to use 8 consecutive zones for easier troubleshooting.

4) Use this generator below to see which serial numbers you should use in conjunction with your dip switches.

Set the dip switches then click "Generate Serial Numbers". 

Dip switch 6 must be on.

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Serial Prefix

PREFIX

Loop/Zone 1

SERIAL NUMBER

Loop/Zone 2

SERIAL NUMBER

Loop/Zone 3

Loop/Zone 4

Loop/Zone 5

Loop/Zone 6

Loop/Zone 7

Loop/Zone 8

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

SERIAL NUMBER

Basic Programming

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Programming Mode

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Default installer code 4140.

To enter programming mode

1) Enter with installer code 4140 8000.

2) The system should show *00.

To enter without installer code

1) Power system down.

2) Within 30 seconds of powering the system up hold down the # and * keys for 3 seconds.

3) The system should show *00.

To enter alternate programming mode

1) Enter programming mode.

2) Press *94.

3) The system should show 100.

4) You can now enter programming locations starting with 1.

5) To progress to second alternate programming mode press *94 again.

6) The system should show 200.

7) You can now enter programming locations starting with 2.

8) Press *99 to jump back to the previous programming mode.

To exit programming mode

1) To exit programming mode press *99.

2) If in a menu (such as zone programming), you may have to exit from there first, this is usually done by pressing 00*. Menu mode will prompt you out of it, just follow along.

3) If in alternate programming modes, you may need to enter *99 multiple times. 

4) Pressing *98 will also exit programming mode but will not allow re-entry with the installer code.

Programming Rules

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To programme a Vista 128, you need to press * or # and then a location number.

Pressing # then a location number will allow you to view that location, this can be useful for reading back the installer code or phone numbers.

Pressing * then a location will allow you to edit that location. Enter the data you need, then proceed to the next location you want to program or exit programming.

If at any point you have to press A, B, C, or D, it is referring to the 4 vertical function buttons to the left of the the number buttons. The top button being A.

To enter alternate programming mode

1) Enter programming mode.

2) Press *94.

3) The system should show 100.

4) You can now enter programming locations starting with 1.

5) To progress to second alternate programming mode press *94 again.

6) The system should show 200.

7) You can now enter programming locations starting with 2.

8) Press *99 to jump back to the previous programming mode.

Partition specific programming

Certain programming locations will need to be set for each partition, like entry delay. When you enter that location, if you have multiple partitions enabled, it will prompt you to select a partition. Once chosen you cannot change that location for another partition until you leave programming mode and go back in.

Quick Install Guide

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This is an example of a basic setup. Every install will require unique programming.

The default installer code is 4140.

Single partition setup

1) 4140 8000 enter installer programming.

2) *00 XXXX enter new installer code.

3) *93 1 menu mode, programme your zones.

4) *09 XX entry delay:

  • 02-15 Multiples of 15 seconds

  • 02 For 30 seconds

5) *10 XX exit delay:

  • 03-15 Multiples of 15 seconds

  • 03 For 45 seconds

6) *27 0024 test report interval, in hours.

7) *29 1* quick arming on, 0* is off.

8) *32  0X 0X 0X 0X* partition 1 account number.

9) *33 receiver phone number 1, * to save.

10) *34 receiver phone number 2, * to save.

11) *41 X EOL/NC for zones 3-8.

  • EOL, 2K Ohm resistor

  • Normally closed loops

12) *45 comms format, 1 is CID.

13) *47 secondary comms format.

14) *56 3 dynamic delay, 3 is 45 seconds.

15) *57 0 signal priority, 0 is phone first.

16) *83 00HHMM first test report time.

17) *84 00 swinger limit.

18) *90 0X 0X 0X 0X* partition 1 secondary account number.

19) *35 download phone number, * to save.

20) *93 0 0 1 menu mode, programme your report codes.

21) *99 exit programming mode.

Partitioning

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The Vista 128 gives you the option of 8 partitions.

Enable partitions

1) Enter programming mode.

2) *94 to enter alternate programming 1.

3) *94 to enter alternate programming 2.

4) *00 (200) to enter partition enable field.

5) enter how many partitions the system will have, 1-8.

6) Press * to save.

7) *99 to go back to alternate programming 1.

8) *99 to go back to main programming.

Partition programming

1) When you enter the location it will prompt you to choose a partition, once chosen you cannot change that location for another partition until you leave programming mode and go back in.

ENTER PARTITION NUMBER

2) *09 entry delay 02-15 x15 seconds, 02 is 30 seconds.

3) *10 exit delay 02-15 x15 seconds, 04 is 60 seconds.

4) *29 1* quick arming on, 0* is off.

5) *32 0X 0X 0X 0X enter system account number, * to save. It's looking for 2-digit entries, so for standard account number with no Hex, just enter a preceding 0.

6) *88 0* no dial delay, 1* 30 second burglary dial delay.

I would recommend programming all of these options for 1 partition, exiting then going back into programming mode and doing them all again for the next partition.

Assign zones to a partition

1) *93 MENU MODE

2) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES, to enter zone programming.

3) SET TO CONFIRM?

  • NO, to skip.

4) ENTER ZONE NUMBER

  • XXX * enter your 3-digit zone number.

  • 000 * to quit.

5) Now follow through programming the zone until you get to partition programming.

6) PARTITION

Select a partition the zone will work in:

  • 1-8 Partition 1-8

7) Finish programming the zones.

8) Quit zone programming, and menu mode.

Assign keypads an address

Keypads are addressed 00-30. Address 00 is stuck on partition 1:

1) Power cycle the keypad.

2) Hold down 1 and 3 for 3 seconds, within 30 seconds of power up.

6151/6160:

3A) Enter 00 to 30. Address 00 is the first keypad address. * to save and quit.

6150RF/6160RF 

3B) Enter 1, then 00 to 30. Address 00 is the first keypad address. 

4) * to save and quit.

If your keypad doesn't work after changing the address then that address has not been setup or another keypad has that address.

Assign address to a partition

1) *93 MENU MODE

2) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 0 NO

3) Press 0, for no, until you get to device programming.

4) DEVICE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES

5) DEVICE ADDRESS

  • XX Enter the keypad address you want to setup, 01 to 30then * to confirm.

6) DEVICE TYPE

  • 01 Alpha console, * to save.

7) CONSOLE PARTITION

  • X Enter the partition you want to assign it to, 1-8 then * to save.

8) SOUND OPTION

  • 0 press * to save.

9) KEYPAD GLOBAL

  • 0 This keypad can only arm/disarm the keypad it is assigned to.

  • 1 This keypad can globally arm/disarm.

10) AUI

  • 0 press * to save.

11) DEVICE ADDRESS

  • 00* to quit.

12) Quit menu mode.

Setup the users partitions

Users partitions are assigned when adding/editing users. It is much easier and more organized to use compass software but if you don't have it available, check out user programming above.

To change partitions

1) Ensure the system is disarmed.

2) 1234 enter a user code.

3) * X press * followed by the partition number, 1 or 2.

You can go back to the assigned partition by entering 0 as the partition or just wait a couple of minutes for it to time out.

Default Programming

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If you have lost the installer code, you can enter programming mode within 30 seconds of powering the system up.

Reset installer code

1) Power cycle the panel.

2) Hold down * and # for 3 seconds.

3) You are now in programming mode.

4) *00 installer code programming.

5) XXXX enter your new installer code.

Reset master code

1) 4140 or your installer code.

2) 8 code programming.

3) 002 2-digit user slot.

4) XXXX new 4-digit code.

Default to factory defaults

1) 4140 800 enter programming mode.

2) *97 factory default.

3) *99 to quit programming mode.

You'll notice there is no confirm prompt, it just defaults completely. You'll also notice how close that location is to exit programming. Be careful.

Setting Time & Date

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Setting the time and date must be done outside of programming mode.

Setting the time & date

1) 1234 or your master code.

2) # 63 * time and date programming.

3) First digit should flash, # is go back a digit.

4) HHMM enter the time in 12 hour format.

5) 1-2 select AM or PM:

  • 1 PM

  • 2 AM

6) YY enter 2 digits for the year.

7) MM enter 2 digits for the month.

8) DD enter the last 2 digits of the day.

9) Press * when finished.

Communications

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Phone Line Monitoring

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To setup the panel to report over the phone line these sections need to be setup.

Program phone numbers

1) Enter programming mode.

2) *33 XXX... enter the primary number for the monitoring station, * to save.

3) *34 XXX... enter the secondary number for the monitoring station, * to save.

  • # 11 Enters a * in the phone number

  • # 12 Enters a # in the phone number

  • # 13 Enters a 2 second pause in the phone number

Program account numbers

It's looking for 2-digit entries, so for standard account number with no Hex, just enter a preceding 0. For Hexadecimal digits use 10 for A, 11 for B, etc.

1) *32 0X 0X 0X 0X enter system account number, * to save. It's looking for 2-digit entries, so for standard account number with no Hex, just enter a preceding 0.

2)  ENTER PARTITION NUMBER

If you have multiple partitions it may prompt for which partition. Once you have selected a partition you cannot change another partitions account until you exit programming mode and go back in.

Program comms format

1) *45

2) automatic CID.

3) to save and go back.

Program comms options

1) *57 signal priority.

Which is the main comms and the backup. 

  • 0 * Dialler first, as the primary source, GSM as the secondary

  •  1 * GSM first, as the primary source, phone line dialler as the secondary

2) *84 swinger shutdown.

The amount of alarm signals a zone can send: 

  • 0 * unlimited

  • 1 * 2 alarms

  • 2 * 4 alarms

3) *88 burglary dial delay.

  • 0* no dial delay, 1* 30 second burglary dial delay.

Setting test reports

1) *27 0024 test report interval, in hours.

2) *83 00HHMM first test report time.

3) *99

The 1st test report will be sent 12 hours after setting it.

GSM Monitoring

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To setup the panel to report over the GSM these sections need to be setup.

Install the GSM

1) Wire the GSM into the keypad bus. Make sure the SIM card has already been activated.

If you are not using a transformer you can loop from 12v+ to one of the AC terminals.

2) Enter programming mode.

3) *93 MENU MODE

4) ZONE PROG. ?

  • 0 NO

5) Press 0, for no, until you get to device programming.

6) DEVICE PROG. ?

  • 1 YES

7) DEVICE ADDRESS

  • 03 The IGSM communicators are set to device 3, so if 3 is already in use, rearrange things. * to confirm.

8) DEVICE TYPE

  • 06 Long range radio, * to save.

9) PROGRAMME RADIO?

  • No, * to save.

10) 00 * to quit, then quit menu mode.

11)  Once programmed you can register the GSM by pressing the tamper/enrol switch on the GSM 3 times.

Programming comm options

1) Enter programming mode

2) *57 signal priority.

  • 0 * Dialler first, as the primary source, GSM as the secondary

  • 1 * GSM first, as the primary source, phone line dialler as the secondary

3) *58 LRR central station 1

  • 1 1 1 1 1 1 Will enable all comms

4) *59 LRR central station 2

  • 1 1 1 1 1 1 Will enable all comms.

5) *84 swinger shutdown.

The amount of alarm signals a zone can send: 

  • 0 * unlimited

  • 1 * 2 alarms

  • 2 * 4 alarms

6) *88 burglary dial delay.

  • 0* no dial delay, 1* 30 second burglary dial delay.

Be sure to close the lid on the GSM or you will see an error message on the keypad, bF or Check 103.

Disable phone trouble

If you have no phone line installed:

1) *92 

2) 00 to disable and clear trouble.

Program account numbers

It's looking for 2-digit entries, so for standard account number with no Hex, just enter a preceding 0. For Hexadecimal digits use 10 for A, 11 for B, etc.

1) *32 0X 0X 0X 0X enter account number, * to save. It's looking for 2-digit entries:

  • 00-15

  • 10 for A

  • 11 for B etc.

2)  ENTER PARTITION NUMBER

If you have multiple partitions it may prompt for which partition. Once you have selected a partition you cannot change another partitions account until you exit programming mode and go back in.

Program comms format

1) *45

2) automatic CID.

3) to save and go back.

Setting test reports

1) *27 0024 test report interval, in hours.

2) *83 00HHMM first test report time.

3) *99

The 1st test report will be sent 12 hours after setting it.

Disable Comms

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To make sure all reporting is disabled follow these steps.

 

Disable phone reporting

1) Enter programming mode.

2) *41 this will delete phone number 1.

3) *42 * this will delete phone number 2.

Disable GSM

1) *29 long range radio.

2) 0 * to disable.

 

Disable phone trouble

If you have no phone line installed:

1) *92 0to disable and clear trouble.

2) *99 exit programming mode.

Report Codes

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You can turn events off/on to prevent certain signals from being sent to the monitoring station. By default all events are on.

1) Enter programming mode.

2) *65 openings signals.

If using auto CID, 1 to enable for each partition, P1, P2, and common partition. 0 to disable signals.

3) *66 closing signals.

If using auto CID, 11 to enable for each partition, P1, P2, and common partition, 00 to disable signals.

4) *59-76 system report codes.

One or two digit report code:

0/00 No report 

1/11 Report (Auto contact ID)

  • *59 Exit error X

  • *60 Trouble XX

  • *61 Bypass XX

  • *62 AC loss XX

  • *63 Low battery restore XX

  • *64 Test Signal XX

  • *65 Disarm XX (per partition)

  • *66 Arm away/stay XX (per partition)

  • *67 RF transmitter low battery XX

  • *68 Cancel report code XX

  • *69 N/A :(

  • *70 Alarm restore X

  • *71 Trouble restore XX

  • *72 Bypass restore XX

  • *73 AC restore XX

  • *74 Low battery restore XX

  • *75 RF transmitter batt restore XX

  • *76 Test restore XX

5) *56 zone report codes are programmed when the zone is setup. See zone programming for more info.

Compass Downloading

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User initiated connection

1) 4140 enter installer or master code.

2) # 1 there should be a two beeps.

3) If there are no beeps, it may not have worked. Try code and off then start again.

4) MODEM COMM should appear when it is attempting to dial out. 

Download options

1) Enter programming mode.

2) *35 download phone number.

3) XXXXX...F enter the upload computer's phone number.

4) * to save the number.

2) *36 downloader ID.

3) XX XX XX XX enter 8 2-digit entries, 00- 15. This should match whatever is setup in the compass software.

4) * to save the number.

5) *44 ring detection count.

6) X rings to answer, 0-15.

Press # to enter a 2-digit number.

Program account number

1) *32 0X 0X 0X 0X enter system account number, * to save. It's looking for 2-digit entries:

  • 00-15

  • 10 for A

  • 11 for B etc.

2) *99 exit programming mode.

This must match up with the account in compass.

Troubles

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View/Silence Troubles

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The word CHECK on the keypad's display, accompanied by a "beeping" at the keypad, indicates a trouble condition in the system.

1234, 1 (OFF), to silence troubles.

1234, 1 (OFF), twice to clear troubles.

  • Check XX Zone trouble (XX is a zone number). If it's a wireless zone, it could be the battery or tamper. If it's a hardwired zone, it may be a short on the wire.

  • Check 70 RF wireless jam

  • Check 90 Bell trouble

  • Check 91 Keybus fault

  • Check 100 Wireless receiver trouble

  • Check 1XX Keybus fault, XX will identify which unit

  • Check 94 Telco fault

  • AC LOSS No AC power to the panel

  • OPEN CIRCUIT Keybus wiring fault

  • OC Keybus wiring fault

  • CODE ERROR Keypad locked out for 15 minutes

  • CE Keypad locked out for 15 minutes

  • COMM FAILURE Fail to communicate

  • FC Fail to communicate 

  • BF GSM trouble

  • BATT Low control panel battery

  • BATT XX (XX is the zone number) zone low battery

User Functions

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Arming/Disarming

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To arm the system you must first make sure you have closed all doors and windows and the green ready light is on. If it is not on, press * to view which zones are open.

To arm away

1) 1234 enter a user code.

2) 2 press (AWAY).

To quick arm away

1) Press #.

2) Press 2 (AWAY).

Quick arm is location *29 1 is on.

To arm stay

1) 1234 enter a user code.

2) 3 press (STAY).

       

To quick arm stay

1) Press #.

2) Press 3 (STAY).

Quick arm is location *29