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I just bought as foreclosed house with a GE Simon XT alarm

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I just bought as foreclosed house with a GE Simon XT alarm system. I do not know the access code. How can I retrieve the code or set up a new code?
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Electronics Technician: Steve G., Engineer replied 5 years ago
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Hi, I'm Steve and I have a Simon XT system.

 

You cannot retrieve the code if you do not know it. There is also no master code common to all Simon XT panels - that wouldn't give you much security.

 

What you can do is reset the system. This will require you to add back all the sensors but the good stuff like the phone numbers and reporting info will not be deleted.

 

This is how you do a reset: http://screencast.com/t/eVpYFGAeuo

 

The installation manual is here - go to page 53: http://download.homesecuritystore.com/downloadmanual.aspx?FileName=80-632-3n-xt%20installation%20manual.pdf

 

Let me know if you need more help.

 

I'll be here if you need more help. I want you to be 100% satisfied with my answer.Please be sure to indicate if my answer was helpful.

 

Thanks very much.

Steve

 

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
I tried your suggestion but with no luck. Can you find me a local tech who can come fix this for me ?
Electronics Technician: Steve G., Engineer replied 5 years ago

I assure you that works. I have one of these systems in my home and have done it many many times.

 

What's your zip code?

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
Zip 37379.
Electronics Technician: Steve G., Engineer replied 5 years ago

Please understand that the XT is usually a DIY consumer installed system. There isn't much of a support network for it from commercial outfits. With that being said, if you have the install manual that include the instructions I gave to you (page 53), call Division One in Rock Spring GA at(NNN) NNN-NNNN

 

Good luck.

 

I'll be here if you need more help. I want you to be 100% satisfied with my answer.Please be sure to indicate if my answer was helpful.

 

Thanks very much.

Steve

 

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