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Testing Your System

  1. Close all protected windows and doors; “Disarmed, Ready to Arm” will show on the control station.
  2. Enter your 4 digit security code, then press “TEST” which is button #5.
  3. The alarm sounder will activate for 2 seconds. (If no sound, call for service)
  4. Leave in test mode for at least 15 seconds while the system checks the standby battery and communication with the central station. You can open and close each protected opening and the control station will beep 3 times
  5. Exit “Test” mode by entering your 4 digit security code, then press “OFF” which is button #1.
  6. If the system detects a problem, the control station will indicate the problem. Call for service.
  7. If at any time your system displays a message such as “Comm failure, low batt or check”, call for service.

If you would like help testing your fire system or other components of your system, or if your control station does not look similar to the picture above, please make an appointment with the service department (415) 388-5355.