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ForemanI just moved into an apartment with a Brinks bhs

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Customer: ***** ***** ForemanI just moved into an apartment with a Brinks bhs 4000a system. I don't want monitoring, I just want the local alarm. How can I reset to a factory code that I can use
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Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Home Security Systems
Expert:  Pete replied 12 months ago.

Hi David,

These Brinks panels use a “Program” command button, along with a Master Code to authorize the programming sequence.

The Default Master Code will have been changed by the installer.

If the previous owner has not left a note of the code, then your only options are to connect to the Brinks monitoring system or replace the alarm. There is no way to bypass the master code.

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