How do I set up Night Stay zones on a Vista-P Panel?

The Vista-15P, Vista-20P and Vista-21IP series panels offer many convenient features, one of which is the ability to arm in the Stay Mode. When you arm your system in Stay, meaning you're going to be staying on the premises, the system automatically bypasses any zone programmed as an interior zone type. This way, as you walk around inside your home, you don't cause these interior zones to go into alarm. Very convenient, but what if, for example, you have a two-story house, with all the bedrooms upstairs, and the rest of the living space downstairs? When everyone is asleep, you might want to bypass the interior zones upstairs, in the hallway, near the bathroom, but have the downstairs motions remain active. This is where Night-Stay arming comes into play.

Inherent logic in these panels says that, any interior type zone assigned to zone list 5, will be active when arming in the Night Stay Mode. There are a couple of different ways to achieve Night Stay arming. On a 6160 or 6150 style keypad, enter a Valid Code + 3 3 (Valid Code + Stay Stay). On the Tuxedo style keypads, you can choose the way you want the Night button to behave. To do so, go to Setup->System->Advanced Setup: Enter the Installer Code when prompted, then press “Night Setup". You have 5 options to choose from: Away/Stay/Instant/Night/Maximum. For our purposes, you should choose “Night"at this prompt. Exit to the Home screen.

Determine which interior type zones you wish to be armed in the Night Stay mode. For this example, I'm going to choose zones 03, 10, and 14.

  1. From a 6160 or other Alpha Display keypad, Enter Panel Programming (Installer Code + 8 + 00)
  2. Press *81
  3. You'll be prompted with “Zone List Number" - Enter 05 then press *
  4. You'll be prompted with “Enter Zone Num." - Enter ZN* ZN * ZN * and after the last zone 00 * (where ZN is the zone number of a zone you wish to include in this zone list, in our example 03* 10* 14* then 00*)
  5. You'll be prompted with “Del Zn List?" - Enter 0 then press *
  6. You'll be prompted with “Del Zone?" - Enter 0 then press *
  7. This will bring you back to “Zone List Number" - Enter 00
  8. You'll be prompted with “Enter * or #" - Press * 99 to Exit Program Mode.
  9. Test

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I have an Vista 20P and I'm having trouble with setting up a motion detector such that it is armed during Night-Stay mode. I followed the instructions above perfectly and successfully added the zone with the motion detector to the zone list but the alarm will not trigger during Night Stay when passing in front of the motion detector. I've checked that the zone is on the list and I've deleted it from the list and re-added it just to be sure the addition took. I'm completely exasperated at this point. Any advice?
There is not a way to set up an arming option that is a mix of arm night and arm instant, unfortunately.
Pretty sure arm instant arms all entries as perimeters, without motion sensors. Arm max is the same as instant except it arms the motion sensors. My arm max currently doesn't seem to enabling the motion sensors, that another discussion. At present, i have almost what i want out of the arm night function, motions are on list 5 and would like to change the entry delay to perimeter.
That is referred to as "arm instant". If you enter your master code followed by 7, or the instant key, that feature will enable.
Following the instructions, I have my motion sensors on zone list 5, but is there a way to also arm night mode so that all door entry delays go away and become perimeters?

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