FAQ Smart Alarms

General

How long will the siren sound for when the alarm is triggered?

 

The siren will sound when triggered for a pre-selected time of 4 or 10 minutes, chosen by you. The system will automatically be re-armed again after this time period has elapsed.

 

I have a Control-panel based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your siren may not be programmed in correctly. Ensure that the siren ‘beeps’ when transmitting a ‘tamper-off’ signal from the panel. If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ in your siren unit, ensuring that the master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘off’ and that you hear a confirmation ‘beep’ during transmission of the ‘learn siren’ signal from the control panel.

I am installing my Yale Siren-based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your keypad may not be programmed in correctly to the siren. Ensure that the keypad program mode green LED is flashing when transmitting a tamper-off signal and the confirmation ‘beep’ is heard.

If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ your keypad, ensuring that the siren master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘on’ and that you are in the keypad programming mode.

Why does my siren not program in?

 

Try clearing the siren memory by moving the’ clear’ switch 1, then repeating the ‘learning’ process.

My alarm regularly sounds during the night, but there are no messages shown on the control panel. What is the reason for this?

 

This problem is usually caused by poor positioning of the external siren and will be exacerbated during bad weather, for example during periods of high winds and storms. Please place suitable waterproof packaging behind the tamper lever, also ensuring the siren cover is firmly screwed in to place.

If the problem persists it is also recommended to disable the radio interference detection.

How and when will I need to change the batteries in the siren?

 

Siren batteries should be refreshed every 2-3 years. The unit will’ beep’ five times when arming the system to inform you that the battery power is too low. It is required to disable the siren tamper when swapping out batteries. Further details are to be found in the manual.

How is the external siren powered?

 

The siren uses standard, non-rechargeable, D-type alkaline batteries. It is not solar powered.

 

Can I use more than one external siren on my Control-panel alarm?

It is possible to have several sirens, yes. However, only one unit can be programmed with a Siren-based alarm.

What is the output of the wall-mounted siren in decibels?

The technical specification is 104 dB.

Pet Friendly PiR's

How long will the siren sound for when the alarm is triggered?

 

The siren will sound when triggered for a pre-selected time of 4 or 10 minutes, chosen by you. The system will automatically be re-armed again after this time period has elapsed.

 

I have a Control-panel based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your siren may not be programmed in correctly. Ensure that the siren ‘beeps’ when transmitting a ‘tamper-off’ signal from the panel. If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ in your siren unit, ensuring that the master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘off’ and that you hear a confirmation ‘beep’ during transmission of the ‘learn siren’ signal from the control panel.

I am installing my Yale Siren-based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your keypad may not be programmed in correctly to the siren. Ensure that the keypad program mode green LED is flashing when transmitting a tamper-off signal and the confirmation ‘beep’ is heard.

If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ your keypad, ensuring that the siren master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘on’ and that you are in the keypad programming mode.

Why does my siren not program in?

 

Try clearing the siren memory by moving the’ clear’ switch 1, then repeating the ‘learning’ process.

My alarm regularly sounds during the night, but there are no messages shown on the control panel. What is the reason for this?

 

This problem is usually caused by poor positioning of the external siren and will be exacerbated during bad weather, for example during periods of high winds and storms. Please place suitable waterproof packaging behind the tamper lever, also ensuring the siren cover is firmly screwed in to place.

If the problem persists it is also recommended to disable the radio interference detection.

How and when will I need to change the batteries in the siren?

 

Siren batteries should be refreshed every 2-3 years. The unit will’ beep’ five times when arming the system to inform you that the battery power is too low. It is required to disable the siren tamper when swapping out batteries. Further details are to be found in the manual.

How is the external siren powered?

 

The siren uses standard, non-rechargeable, D-type alkaline batteries. It is not solar powered.

 

Can I use more than one external siren on my Control-panel alarm?

It is possible to have several sirens, yes. However, only one unit can be programmed with a Siren-based alarm.

What is the output of the wall-mounted siren in decibels?

The technical specification is 104 dB.

Sirens

How long will the siren sound for when the alarm is triggered?

 

The siren will sound when triggered for a pre-selected time of 4 or 10 minutes, chosen by you. The system will automatically be re-armed again after this time period has elapsed.

 

I have a Control-panel based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your siren may not be programmed in correctly. Ensure that the siren ‘beeps’ when transmitting a ‘tamper-off’ signal from the panel. If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ in your siren unit, ensuring that the master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘off’ and that you hear a confirmation ‘beep’ during transmission of the ‘learn siren’ signal from the control panel.

I am installing my Yale Siren-based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your keypad may not be programmed in correctly to the siren. Ensure that the keypad program mode green LED is flashing when transmitting a tamper-off signal and the confirmation ‘beep’ is heard.

If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ your keypad, ensuring that the siren master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘on’ and that you are in the keypad programming mode.

Why does my siren not program in?

 

Try clearing the siren memory by moving the’ clear’ switch 1, then repeating the ‘learning’ process.

My alarm regularly sounds during the night, but there are no messages shown on the control panel. What is the reason for this?

 

This problem is usually caused by poor positioning of the external siren and will be exacerbated during bad weather, for example during periods of high winds and storms. Please place suitable waterproof packaging behind the tamper lever, also ensuring the siren cover is firmly screwed in to place.

If the problem persists it is also recommended to disable the radio interference detection.

How and when will I need to change the batteries in the siren?

 

Siren batteries should be refreshed every 2-3 years. The unit will’ beep’ five times when arming the system to inform you that the battery power is too low. It is required to disable the siren tamper when swapping out batteries. Further details are to be found in the manual.

How is the external siren powered?

 

The siren uses standard, non-rechargeable, D-type alkaline batteries. It is not solar powered.

 

Can I use more than one external siren on my Control-panel alarm?

It is possible to have several sirens, yes. However, only one unit can be programmed with a Siren-based alarm.

What is the output of the wall-mounted siren in decibels?

The technical specification is 104 dB.

Control Panel and Keypad

How long will the siren sound for when the alarm is triggered?

 

The siren will sound when triggered for a pre-selected time of 4 or 10 minutes, chosen by you. The system will automatically be re-armed again after this time period has elapsed.

 

I have a Control-panel based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your siren may not be programmed in correctly. Ensure that the siren ‘beeps’ when transmitting a ‘tamper-off’ signal from the panel. If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ in your siren unit, ensuring that the master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘off’ and that you hear a confirmation ‘beep’ during transmission of the ‘learn siren’ signal from the control panel.

I am installing my Yale Siren-based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your keypad may not be programmed in correctly to the siren. Ensure that the keypad program mode green LED is flashing when transmitting a tamper-off signal and the confirmation ‘beep’ is heard.

If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ your keypad, ensuring that the siren master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘on’ and that you are in the keypad programming mode.

Why does my siren not program in?

 

Try clearing the siren memory by moving the’ clear’ switch 1, then repeating the ‘learning’ process.

My alarm regularly sounds during the night, but there are no messages shown on the control panel. What is the reason for this?

 

This problem is usually caused by poor positioning of the external siren and will be exacerbated during bad weather, for example during periods of high winds and storms. Please place suitable waterproof packaging behind the tamper lever, also ensuring the siren cover is firmly screwed in to place.

If the problem persists it is also recommended to disable the radio interference detection.

How and when will I need to change the batteries in the siren?

 

Siren batteries should be refreshed every 2-3 years. The unit will’ beep’ five times when arming the system to inform you that the battery power is too low. It is required to disable the siren tamper when swapping out batteries. Further details are to be found in the manual.

How is the external siren powered?

 

The siren uses standard, non-rechargeable, D-type alkaline batteries. It is not solar powered.

 

Can I use more than one external siren on my Control-panel alarm?

It is possible to have several sirens, yes. However, only one unit can be programmed with a Siren-based alarm.

What is the output of the wall-mounted siren in decibels?

The technical specification is 104 dB.

PiR and DC Detectors

How long will the siren sound for when the alarm is triggered?

 

The siren will sound when triggered for a pre-selected time of 4 or 10 minutes, chosen by you. The system will automatically be re-armed again after this time period has elapsed.

 

I have a Control-panel based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your siren may not be programmed in correctly. Ensure that the siren ‘beeps’ when transmitting a ‘tamper-off’ signal from the panel. If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ in your siren unit, ensuring that the master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘off’ and that you hear a confirmation ‘beep’ during transmission of the ‘learn siren’ signal from the control panel.

I am installing my Yale Siren-based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your keypad may not be programmed in correctly to the siren. Ensure that the keypad program mode green LED is flashing when transmitting a tamper-off signal and the confirmation ‘beep’ is heard.

If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ your keypad, ensuring that the siren master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘on’ and that you are in the keypad programming mode.

Why does my siren not program in?

 

Try clearing the siren memory by moving the’ clear’ switch 1, then repeating the ‘learning’ process.

My alarm regularly sounds during the night, but there are no messages shown on the control panel. What is the reason for this?

 

This problem is usually caused by poor positioning of the external siren and will be exacerbated during bad weather, for example during periods of high winds and storms. Please place suitable waterproof packaging behind the tamper lever, also ensuring the siren cover is firmly screwed in to place.

If the problem persists it is also recommended to disable the radio interference detection.

How and when will I need to change the batteries in the siren?

 

Siren batteries should be refreshed every 2-3 years. The unit will’ beep’ five times when arming the system to inform you that the battery power is too low. It is required to disable the siren tamper when swapping out batteries. Further details are to be found in the manual.

How is the external siren powered?

 

The siren uses standard, non-rechargeable, D-type alkaline batteries. It is not solar powered.

 

Can I use more than one external siren on my Control-panel alarm?

It is possible to have several sirens, yes. However, only one unit can be programmed with a Siren-based alarm.

What is the output of the wall-mounted siren in decibels?

The technical specification is 104 dB.

Alarms Accessories

How long will the siren sound for when the alarm is triggered?

 

The siren will sound when triggered for a pre-selected time of 4 or 10 minutes, chosen by you. The system will automatically be re-armed again after this time period has elapsed.

 

I have a Control-panel based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your siren may not be programmed in correctly. Ensure that the siren ‘beeps’ when transmitting a ‘tamper-off’ signal from the panel. If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ in your siren unit, ensuring that the master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘off’ and that you hear a confirmation ‘beep’ during transmission of the ‘learn siren’ signal from the control panel.

I am installing my Yale Siren-based alarm, but I cannot disable the siren tamper. Why is this?

Your keypad may not be programmed in correctly to the siren. Ensure that the keypad program mode green LED is flashing when transmitting a tamper-off signal and the confirmation ‘beep’ is heard.

If the problem persists, try re-‘learning’ your keypad, ensuring that the siren master/slave switch ‘4’ is set to ‘on’ and that you are in the keypad programming mode.

Why does my siren not program in?

 

Try clearing the siren memory by moving the’ clear’ switch 1, then repeating the ‘learning’ process.

My alarm regularly sounds during the night, but there are no messages shown on the control panel. What is the reason for this?

 

This problem is usually caused by poor positioning of the external siren and will be exacerbated during bad weather, for example during periods of high winds and storms. Please place suitable waterproof packaging behind the tamper lever, also ensuring the siren cover is firmly screwed in to place.

If the problem persists it is also recommended to disable the radio interference detection.

How and when will I need to change the batteries in the siren?

 

Siren batteries should be refreshed every 2-3 years. The unit will’ beep’ five times when arming the system to inform you that the battery power is too low. It is required to disable the siren tamper when swapping out batteries. Further details are to be found in the manual.

How is the external siren powered?

 

The siren uses standard, non-rechargeable, D-type alkaline batteries. It is not solar powered.

 

Can I use more than one external siren on my Control-panel alarm?

It is possible to have several sirens, yes. However, only one unit can be programmed with a Siren-based alarm.

What is the output of the wall-mounted siren in decibels?

The technical specification is 104 dB.