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Instant Full Set 3

Switch Lights on/off 4

Bypass (24 hour) zones when system is unset 5

Testing zones / chime 5

Change time and date 6

‘Call Central Station’ 6

Test Call (for digital communicators:49D & 63D) 6

Adding or removing user codes 7

Changing your user code 7

Smoke Detector Operation 8

Mains failure 8

Alarm memory 8

User Commands 9

Changing telephone numbers (for voice diallers) 11

Test call (for voice diallers) 12

CONTENTS

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Copyright © 1997 ASTEC LTD. All rights reserved.

ASTEC LTD. makes no representations or warranties with respect to the contents hereof and

specifically disclaim any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

There are patents pending to protect the design of the ASTEC system.

DEFINITIONS

POWER

FAULT

CLEAR

ALARM

VIEW

8 9 SET

0 Fn CLEAR BYPASS

7 SENSOR

1 2 3 PART INFRA

RED

4 5 6 FULL CONTACT

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Four indicators on the keypad communicate

information about the alarm system

POWER

Green: normally on, flashes when the

mains supply is off.

CLEAR

Green: switched on when all alarm

zones are closed and the

system is ready to be set.

FAULT

ALARM

Yellow: normally off, switched on when

the system requires the

attention of an alarm engineer

Red: normally off, switched on when

system is in alarm condition.

KEYPAD

Full Set: When the system is Full Set all the alarm zones are armed and the

building is unoccupied.

Part Set: When the system is Part Set certain zones are automatically bypassed

(this allows the building to be occupied with perimeter zones armed).

Disarmed: When the system is Disarmed alarm zones are switched off but panic

buttons, fire and tamper zones remain armed.

Bypass: Bypassing a zone temporarily removes it from the system, the alarm

will not activate if a bypassed zone trips.

Zones may be bypassed when arming the system.

24hr zone: 24hr zones are always armed (safe protection, etc.).

Bypassing a 24hr zone gives access to the protected area.

User code: A 4 to 6 digit code used to disarm the system.

  1. Enter the premises by the entry/exit route

The entry buzzer will start.

  1. Press c and enter your code

The buzzer will stop, and ‘DISARMED’ will be displayed.

  1. Ensure that all perimeter zones are closed.
  2. Press csp
  3. Enter your code

‘PARTSET’ will flash.

When ‘PARTSET’ stops flashing the system will be Part Set.

(if requested)

DISARMED

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DISARM

PART SET

To set the system silently and without exit time

  1. Press csff
  2. Enter your code

‘SET’ will flash on the display

When ‘SET’ stops flashing the system will be Set.

(if requested)

Instant FULL SET

PARTSET

  1. Ensure that all zones are closed.
  2. Press csf
  3. Enter your code (if requested)

‘SET’ will flash and the exit buzzer will start.

  1. Leave the premises by the designated exit route and

close the door.

When the buzzer stops the system will be SET. SET

FULL SET

SET

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  1. Start arming the system and when SET or PARTSET is flashing.
  2. Press b

Display prompts for zone number

  1. Press zone number

Zones that can be bypassed flash on the display

  1. Press zone type button ior oor e

Bypassed zones stop flashing

  1. To bypass more zones go to step 2

Otherwise do nothing and the system will continue to set.

BYPASS

ZONE

CONTACT

BYPASS

INFRA RED

SENSOR

ZONE

CONTACT

BYPASS

INFRA RED

SENSOR

ZONE

BYPASS ZONES

To part set the system and leave the premises without disturbing the other occupants

  1. Press cspp
  2. Enter your code

‘PARTSET’ will flash on the display

When ‘PARTSET’ stops flashing the system will be Part Set.

(if requested)

  1. Press cn9
  2. Enter your code

This turns on the strobe light, activates the internal sounder for about five seconds,

activates the external sounder for 5 seconds and finally switches off the strobe.

PART SET with exit time (no buzzer)

BELL TEST

SWITCH LIGHTS

Lights connected to the alarm system may be switched on and off from the keypad

To switch the lights on: Press cv3

To switch the lights off: Press cv3

If you switch the lights on and then arm the system the lights will be turned off when the

exit buzzer stops.

  1. Press cn6
  2. Enter your code

All alarm zones are in test

  1. Press zone number e.g. 2.

Zone 2 Contacts

Zone 2 Sensors and

Zone 2 Infrared are now in test

  1. Press zone type button to focus test on a

particular zone e.g. o

  1. Test zone

Buzzer will sound when contacts

on zone 2 are opened and closed.

  1. Press c to terminate the test

TESTING ZONES (CHIME)

CONTACT

INFRA RED

TEST

SENSOR

ZONE

INFRA RED

SENSOR

CONTACT

TEST

ZONE

CONTACT

TEST

ZONE

BYPASS (24 hour) ZONES WHEN SYSTEM IS UNSET

  1. Press cnb
  2. Enter your code

Display prompts for zone number

  1. Press zone number

Display flashes zones that can be

bypassed.

Zones that are already bypassed

appear steady.

  1. Press ior o or e

Bypassed zones stop flashing

  1. To bypass more zones press b and go to step 3.

‘BYPASS’ will flash as a reminder that zones are bypassed.

BYPASS

ZONE

CONTACT

BYPASS

INFRA RED

SENSOR

ZONE

BYPASS

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To “unbypass” zones repeat steps 1 to 4,

(zones that are not bypassed will flash on the display)

  1. Press cn1
  2. Enter your code

First digit of time flashes indicating

that it may be changed.

  1. Enter all digits of correct time e.g. 09 22

Digits appear as they are typed

  1. Press s

First digit of date flashes indicating

that it may be changed

If the date is correct just press s

  1. Enter all digits of correct date e.g. 25 12
  2. Press s

First digit of year flashes indicating

that it may be changed

If the year is correct just press s

  1. Enter all digits of correct year
  2. Press s

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CHANGE TIME AND DATE

SET

SET

DATE

SET

DATE

SET

When the system is disarmed after an alarm the buzzer will sound

and ‘CALL CENTRAL STATION’ will be displayed.

Silence the buzzer by pressing c

Telephone your central station or monitoring company.

CENTRAL STATION

CONTACTED

CENTRAL STATION

CALL

CALL CENTRAL STATION (49D & 63D)

TEST CALL (49D & 63D)

When the test call has been completed the display will show

‘Central Station Contacted’

Test calls should only be made on the instructions of your alarm installer or

monitoring centre.

  1. Press cn7
  2. Enter your code

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ADDING OR REMOVING USER CODES

  1. Press cn4
  2. Enter user code 1

Display prompts for user number

  1. Press user number – 2, 3 or 4, e.g. 3

‘CODE’ flashes to indicate that a new

code for user 3 may be entered

  1. Enter the new code

A bar is displayed for each digit entered.

‘SET’ flashes when the minimum number

of digits(4) has been entered.

  1. Press swhen the new code has been entered.

‘TEST’ flashes

  1. Verify new code by entering it again.

When the new code has been verified ‘MEMORY’ is displayed briefly

to confirm that the new code for user 3 has been saved.

CODE

CODE

TEST

MEMORY

The user who has code no.1 (factory set to 4711) may change or remove codes 2, 3 and 4.

CODE

SET

CHANGING YOUR USER CODE

CODE

TEST

MEMORY

CODE

  1. Press cn3
  2. Enter your code

Display prompts for new code.

  1. Enter your new code

A bar is displayed for each digit entered.

‘SET’ flashes when the minimum number

of digits(4) has been entered.

  1. Press swhen you have entered your new code

‘TEST’ flashes

5.Verify your new code by entering it again

When you have verified your new code ‘MEMORY’ will be displayed

to confirm that your old code has been replaced with the new one.

Note: the system will display ‘no’ and reject new codes that clash with existing codes.

4 different user codes may be used to set and disarm the system.

Each user may change their own code.

CODE

SET

To remove a code press cc now

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The alarm memory is a 16 event log used to record alarm events and the time and date at

which they occurred.

The alarm memory is displayed automatically when the system is disarmed after an

activation.

Events are shown in the order in which they occurred.

To review the alarm memory when the panel is unset press cv2 and (if the

panel requests it) enter your code.

This example display shows that the

alarm was triggered by a door or

window contact on zone 2 at 23:57.

ALARM MEMORY

MEMORY

CONTACT

ZONE

ALARM

SET

The system was SET.

The first event in memory.

Time and date

are displayed here.

SMOKE DETECTOR OPERATION

Your system may be programmed to sound a warning buzzer if its

mains supply is disconnected.

Silence the buzzer by pressing c

If a smoke detector alarm activation occurs when the system is disarmed the alarm keypad

will display the smoke detector’s zone number and generate a warning tone.

If the CLEAR key is pressed within 30 seconds the buzzer will

stop and the system will not activate the alarm sounders.

If the CLEAR key is NOT pressed within 30 seconds the alarm sounders will be switched

on and off at approximately 2 second intervals.

This feature is intended to reduce the incidence of nuisance alarms caused by cooking

fumes.

Smoke alarms occurring when the system is full set or part set will generate an immediate

full alarm.

FIRE

ZONE

ALARM

MAINS FAILURE

MAINS

USER COMMANDS

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Bypass zones Start arming system (full or part set) and,

Press b

zone number ?

Press i,oor e

Bypass zones Press cnb

zone number ?

Press i,or e

when disarmed Enter CODE

o

Disarm Press c

Enter CODE

Full Set Press csf

Enter CODE (if requested)

Part Set Press csp

Enter CODE (if requested)

Part Set Press cspp

with exit time Enter CODE (if requested)

Show open Press cv1

zones Enter CODE (if requested)

Show alarm Press cv2

memory Enter CODE (if requested)

Instant Press csff

Full Set Enter CODE (if requested)

Bell Test Press cn9

Enter CODE

Switch Lights Press cv3

Test zone Press cn6

Enter CODE

Test zones …..

Press c

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Change own code Press cn3

Enter CODE

Enter new code ?????? (4 to 6 digits)

Press s

Enter new code ??????

Set Time & Date Press cn1

Enter CODE

Enter the time HHMM s

Enter the date DDMM s

Enter the year YYYY s

Change Codes 2-4 Press cn4

Enter main CODE

Select code 2-4

(To remove a code press cc now)

Enter new code ?????? (4 to 6 digits)

Press s

Enter new code ??????

Programme telephone Press cn8

numbers Enter code no. 1 CODE

Select phone no. 1,2,3or 4

Press s

(To remove the number press bs now)

Enter new number (up to 16 digits)

Press s

Programme follow Press cn2

me number Enter code no. 1 CODE

Press s

(To remove the number press b s now)

Enter new number (up to 16 digits)

Press s

Make test call Press cn7

Enter code no. 1 CODE

(Voice dialler) Choose number 1 to 5 (5 is follow me number)

Voice dialler

Voice dialler

11 The 49DV and 63DV have four main telephone numbers which may be changed as shown

below.

If the dialler has to make a call it will try telephone number 1 first and then numbers 2, 3

and 4 until the call is acknowledged, or six attempts have been made to each number.

To programme the follow me number:

Press cn2, enter your user code and continue from step 4 above.

  1. Press cn8
  2. Enter operator code 1

Display flashes centre bar to ask which

telephone number you want to change

  1. Select the telephone number that you wish

to programme 1,2,3 or 4

If the telephone number has been

programmed it will be displayed.

  1. Press s to enter a new telephone number

‘SET’ flashes on display indicating that

the new number may be entered.

  1. Enter the new number

Digits appear on display as they are

pressed

  1. Press s To save the number

The telephone number will be displayed

Press v to display the number again

Press c to leave this

Remember to make a test call to a new telephone number

To delete a telephone number press sbs at step 4.

SET

SET

The follow me number is a temporary number which is cleared the next time the system is

disarmed.

When the follow me number is programmed the dialler will try it first.

PROGRAMMING THE FOLLOW ME NUMBER

CHANGING TELEPHONE NUMBERS 49DV & 63DV

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If you have a PABX system, it may require a pause between the access number and the

telephone number.

A three second pause may be inserted in the number with the p button

Example: To programme 9 <pause> 6704202: press s9p6704202

The programmed telephone number will be displayed as: 9-P-6-7-0-4-2-0-2.

Note: If the 3 second pause is entered as the first digit of the telephone number the dialler

will dial without waiting for a dial tone which may be necessary on some PABX systems.

PABX

If you do change a telephone number you should make a test call to it to check that the

number is correct and to familiarise the keyholder with the message and the procedure for

accepting a call.

When the tone stops press the star key on your phone twice.

Description of call for keyholder

When you answer the phone you may hear one or two beeps before the message.

The message will be followed by a tone.

The dialler will give a double beep to indicate that it heard the star keys, and hang up.

Note: If your system has been set up with two messages the test call will play the second

message after the first one has been acknowledged.

To make a test call:

  1. Press cn7
  2. Enter user code 1

The centre bar will flash requesting

which number to call

  1. Type a number from 1 to 5 (5 is the ‘follow me’ number)

The number will be displayed and

the dialler will make the call

TEST

TEST

TEST CALL

The progress and result codes that the dialler displays during and after a test call are

listed overleaf.

If none of its call attempts is acknowledged (by someone pressing the

star key twice when they hear the tone) the voice dialler will display

“CALL FAIL” when the system is disarmed.

Note 1. Pressing c twice removes “CALL FAIL” from the display.

Note 2. The system continues to operate normally.

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f1 No dial tone detected

The telephone line may be disconnected.

f2 The call was not answered

Check the telephone number

f3 The person who answered the phone did not press star button twice after the tone.

Make sure that the keyholder understands what to do.

f4 Telephone line not detected

The telephone line has been disconnected or there is problem with the line.

f5 Ringing detected on the line

Wait until ringing stops or answer the phone.

f6 Busy tone detected

Check the number, ring it manually to ensure that it is correct

f7 Telephone number number not programmed

f8 Dialler is already making a call.

As the test call proceeds the progress codes below will be displayed.

c- Checking that the telephone line is present and that there is no incoming ringing.

c1 The dialler has gone offhook and is trying to detect dial tone.

c2 Dial tone detected, now dialler dials the telephone number.

c3 Number dialled, now waiting for telephone to be answered.

c4 Telephone answered, dialler now plays the message and the tone and waits for the

person who answered the phone to press the star key twice.

c5 The star key has been pressed twice. The call is complete and the dialler hangs up.

If the test call does not succeed then one of these failure codes will be displayed.

TEST CALL 49DV & 63DV

CALL

CALL FAIL 49DV & 63DV

INSTALLATION DETAILS

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