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Tech Tips: How to Change the Contrast on a LCD Keypad for Your DSC Power Series Neo HS2016 HS2032 HS2064 and HS2128 Security Alarm System

 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.

DSC Neo HS2LCD LCD Security Alarm Monitoring System Keypad with Blue ScreenKeypads on security alarm systems are used to arm and disarm the alarm system, securing your home or business from intruders.  These devices are typically installed at points of entry into the premise and can be installed in many different types of environments – dark and light.  The DSC Neo line of security alarm systemshave LCD keypads which look like the one on the left to display system information in clear-to-read language through an LCD screen on the arming security keypad.  This LCD shines a bright blue, and is distinct in this fashion.  From time to time, you may need to adjust the contrast of this screen to make is easier to see what is written on the keypad.

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Follow these instructions to adjust the contrast on the keypad for your DSC Power Series Neo security alarm system:

  • Press * and then 6
  • Enter your Master Code (If you do not know your master code, speak to your security professional)
  • Enter 1 and then 3
  • Use the arrow keys (< and > ) to adjust the contrast of the LCD screen to your liking
  • Press the # Key several times to exit the menu

You’re done!  If you  have any more questions ab out 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.

This tip is applicable for the following alarm panels:

  • DSC-HS2016
  • DSC-HS2032
  • DSC-HS2064
  • DSC-HS2128

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