The DIY Security Blog

November 26, 2013

Security Tip: Change the Date and Time on your DSC Alarm System

Filed under: "DIY",DSC Kits,DSC PowerSeries,FAQ's — admin @ 5:09 pm

If you ever change the backup battery on your system, you will notice that the date and time will need to be reset. Here are some step by step instructions to reset the date and time:

(1). Press “*” then “6” then “master code” then “1”
(2). Enter the time and date (military format) then enter the 2 digit month, then the 2 digit day and then the 2 digit year
(3). “#” “#” to exit programming


November 18, 2013

Check Out New Carbon Monoxide Requirements in your State….

Filed under: Miscellaneous,New State Laws — admin @ 7:31 pm

Do you think your system is up to date and meets all state requirements for monitoring? This poisonous gas is odorless and undetectable to the naked eye. Each year 170 people die from Carbon Monoxide poisoning. High level CO poisoning can result in mental confusion, vomiting, loss of muscular coordination, loss of consciousness and ultimately death. Check out the requirements to monitor this deadly gas here: Carbon Monoxide State Requirements


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