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Tech Tips: How to Enable or Disable the Door Chime (Entry/Exit Beeps) on a DSC Power Series PC1616, PC1832 and PC1864

In these regular posts, we’ll walk you through “How-To’s” for equipment that we service, and questions that we are regularly asked from you, our customers.

Today, we’ll look at how to enable or disable the door chime (the beeps on the keypad you hear when a door is opened or closed) on a DSC Power Series security alarm monitoring panel.  This is applicable if you use your system at home or for your business or commercial security alarm system.  Many people like to know when the doors in their business are opened or closed.  This can help let you know when employees are coming or going, or when potential customers are entering or exiting.  However, from time to time you may want to turn this function off (if you’re moving lots of items in or out of a door, or if some sustained quiet is required) and back on again when you’re done. Here are step-by-step instructions on how enable or disable the door chime on a DSC Power Series security alarm monitoring panel:

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How to Enable or Disable the Door Chime (Entry/Exit Beeps) on a DSC Power Series PC1616, PC1832 and PC1864

From the Keypad Function Key:

  • Press and Hold the Chime button for two seconds.  When complete the Keypad will Beep.

DSC PK5500 Security Alarm Keypad

 

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  • From The Keypad Buttons:
  • Press * and then 4.  When complete the keypad will beep.

You’re done!  If you  have any more questions about how to use your system, or would like to contact us to ask about how we can service and monitor  your commercial or business security alarm system, visit our Contact Us page, or use the form on the right side of this page.

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This tip is applicable for the following alarm panels:

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