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I have a Gemini rp8 alarm system. And I'm trying to shut it

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I have a Gemini rp8 alarm system. And I'm trying to shut it off!! We don't have the codes. And I've tried online bypass codes and the alarm went off and now won't stop. And it's not hooked up to anything. It's just a noise maker.
JA: Just to clarify, have you double-checked the code? And what is the exact make and model of your machine?
Customer: I have no idea how to find that out.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Well it always beeps when u open the door or window. So I found the user manual to shut that off finally. Just now I tried to reset the code to change 4 digit code and the alarm went off!
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nope. Help!
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

Are you willing to terminate this situation, undoubtedly annoying and/or worrying, by disabling the alarm permanently and somewhat destructively? there may be no other method to use in this case... provided you cannot obtain the proper code, user code, or engineer code, from anyone.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Sure
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
As long as it doesn't involve smashing it through the wall with a hammer
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I'm presently locked in the house afraid to open the door again bc the alarm my go off and never stop
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

OK.

Do you have a key to open the alarm system box with?

Do you, or did you ever, have a code for the alarm system?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Nope
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

No code for the alarm system?

That's unfortunate.

Have you tried entering the default engineer code for the RP8 system?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I'm not sure what it is. I thought I saw it was 4567
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
But when I tried that and did everything it told me to the alarm when off forever
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It did stop but I'm afraid to touch it now bc it says armed
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

Right.

How did you acquire this alarm system?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It's part of the house I live in
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

How long have you had a problem with this alarm system, please?

And does it show 'BATT' on the screen anywhere? or 'LO BAT' ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Just now when i started messing w it. We ve never had the code and it just beeps all the time. I need to disarm this alarm so I can leave the house wo it waking up the whole neighborhood.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The armed light is flashing. The trouble light is flashing. And the 6 is flashing.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hello?
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

Is the STATUS light On, or Off, please?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Nevermind. I did more googling. Went downstairs to find the control panel and took out the battery. Problem solved.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

Well, that's one way to deal with it.

There may be a way to default it back to default settings, too.

But all's well that ends well.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank u tho. I was panicked.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

If you are done with this case, please rate my answer and my work on this case. Thanks.