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DSC Alarm installation pc1832 - need to program zone

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DSC Alarm installation pc1832 - need to program zone descriptors - for instance, Zone 1 = Front Door. How do you enter "Front Door " in *001 from keypad?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Security Systems
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi Ken,

Have you tried pressing the numerical keys several times to get the alpha characters displayed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
but no success. If there was a legend for the keys it would be helpful but I have not had any luck finding one. The installation manual does not mention this. Please let me know if you find one or have more detailed info. Thank you Pete.
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

I'll see if the other experts have any idea on this one.

Expert:  Eric Billings replied 1 year ago.

The process is not completed through the main panel programming, you need to enter the keypad programming. Please read the attached keypad installation guide provided. If this is not the correct keypad model let me know what you have and I will get you the correct information.

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