What Does Trouble Mean On An Alarm System?

A yellow triangle on your DSC ADT Alarm system is also known as a “trouble light.” That means if you see this symbol, your system has an issue that you need to resolve.

A trouble light could mean 1 of 8 problems.

What is a trouble alarm?

An alarm meant a warning of fire danger. 3. A trouble signal was an indication that some part of the fire alarm system was broken or off-normal. A supervisory signal was used to indicate that some other protection system, monitored by the fire alarm system, was off-normal.

What does the trouble light mean on a security system?

In the spirit of answering our most frequently asked questions, let’s explore why the trouble light may be lit on your keypad. Blinking or illuminated trouble lights on a security system can mean many things. Generally speaking, it is telling you that something is “wrong” with your security system.

What does communication failure mean on an alarm?

A “Com Fail” message on your security system keypad means that a your control panel attempted to transmit a message to the central station and failed. This can happen for a variety of reasons. Most commonly, a loss of phone service due to a power outage.

What causes false alarms on home security systems?

It could be the result of improper installation of the device, such as placing it above a heater or furnace. A false detection could be caused by the movement of objects such as balloons, blinds, and curtains within the range of a motion detector.

How do you stop a security alarm from beeping?

Most standard systems will allow you to stop the beeping using one of the following methods:

  • Disarm your system by entering your unique code.
  • Arm your system and immediately disarm.
  • Press the status button on your keypad.

What does trouble mean on ADT alarm system?

A yellow triangle on your DSC ADT Alarm system is also known as a “trouble light.” That means if you see this symbol, your system has an issue that you need to resolve. A trouble light could mean 1 of 8 problems. To find out what the problem is, you can simply press *2 on your keypad.

How do you remove ADT trouble code?

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What does the yellow triangle mean on my alarm system?

The yellow triangle means that your alarm system is experiencing a trouble condition. This could be caused by a number of different possible factors, such as a low battery, an activated tamper or communication problems.

Why does my house alarm keep beeping?

Most often this is due to a loose sensor or a faulty battery. Household alarms have a display screen on the main control panel that indicates which sensor is causing the beeping. To fix a house alarm system that keeps beeping sometimes requires bypassing the zone that the sensor is in altogether for a short time.

How do you bypass an alarm system?

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What does it mean when your alarm says tamper?

Simply put, a tamper is activated when the back cover on a system is opened. In this situation, an alarm will immediately occur on the system. This means that a distress signal will be sent out to a monitoring station and/or the end user depending upon their monitoring plan.

How long does ADT battery last?

The backup battery for your monitored security system keeps it powered for up to 24 hours after you lose power to maintain your alarm protection.