How do I create a driveway sensor on a Vista-P panel?
The Vista-15P, Vista-20P and Vista-21iP offer the option of a Configurable Zone type (2 on the Vista-15P, or 4 on the Vista-20P, Vista-21iP) which can be configured to provide a non-standard response in the event of such incidents, when a standard zone type is not sufficient. Configurable Zone Types allow you to choose the Contact ID reporting code for alarm and/or trouble.
The following settings will create a zone type which will display a fault, and activate a keypad chime during an armed or disarmed state. This zone will not cause an alarm, nor will it report to Central Station. A fault on this zone will not keep you from arming, therefore it is not programmed to be bypassed. We will show the settings for both a hardwired and a wireless zone.
For the hardwired zone, enter programming and in *182, enter the following 10 digits (exactly as shown):
#12, #11, #12, 3, #12, 3, 0, 0, 0, 4
For the wireless zone, enter programming and in *182, enter the following 10 digits (exactly as shown):
0, #11, 0, 3, 0, 3, 0, 0, 0, 4
In programming location *183, you must enter the Contact ID report code you wish to use with zones programmed as this type (Zone Type 90).
Fault Only - Program *183 as 1, 3, 1, 3, 8, 3*
In zone programming, go to the appropriate zone number and program it as Zone Type 90.
*In reality, this zone will never report an alarm, so the Contact ID code for alarm is not really necessary, however, in the event of a wireless zone, it could still report a tamper or failure to check in, and in this case, we need to enter a trouble report code for Event Logging purposes.
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