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Alert tone keeps coming on every 5-10 mins or so, Omegalarm

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alert tone keeps coming on every 5-10 mins or so
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Omegalarm 620
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: just reading the manual that the original homeowners left. I can press command4 to silence the tone, but it comes on again later
JA: Anything else you want the security expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: zone 1 is lighted up, which is "fire" on my manual
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Home Security Systems
Expert:  p0llinate replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.

Expert:  p0llinate replied 11 months ago.

The issue that you are experiencing points to a bad battery.

There is a backup battery in the control box which does wear out with time, and will need to be replaced.

Find the master control box, usually a gray or tan metal box and usually located in a pantry or closet, and open it up.

You'll see a battery there which can be removed with 2 quick connect plugs. Pull that out and replace with a new one like this:

In the meantime if the sound is too annoying, you can disconnect the battery and pull the main power plug to shut the system down completely until you can get the battery replace.

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