DSC POWERSERIES PC1616 User Manual
Auto-arming can be cancelled or postponed by entering a valid access code only, during the pro-
grammed warning period. Auto-arming will be attempted at the same time the next day. When the
auto-arming process is cancelled or postponed, the Auto-arm Cancellation Reporting Code will be
transmitted (if programmed).
If arming is inhibited by one of the following, the Auto-arm Cancellation transmission will be com-
- AC / DC Inhibit Arm
- Latching System Tampers
- Zone Expander Supervisory Fault
 System Test
The system’s Bell Output (2s), Keypad Lights and Communicator are tested. This test will also mea-
sure the panel’s standby battery.
 Enable DLS / Allow System Service
If enabled, the installer will be able to access Installer Programming by DLS. In case of DLS access this
provides a window where rings will be detected by the panel. The DLS window will remain open for
6hrs, during which time the installer will be able to enter DLS an unlimited number of times. After
the 6-hr window has expired, Installer’s Programming will be unavailable again until the window is
 User Call-up
If enabled by the Installer, the panel will make 1 attempt to call the downloading computer. The
downloading computer must be waiting for the panel to call before downloading can be performed.
 For Future Use
 User Walk Test (For Europe only)
This test allows the user to verify operation of system detectors and notifies the central station that a
Walk Test is in progress.
Fire zones, the 'F' key, and 2-wire smoke detectors are excluded from this test. Violation
of these zones will cause the system to exit the walk test then generate and transmit alarm
condition to the central station.
to enable Walk Test. The system will notify the Central Station that a walk test
2. Violate all each detector (zone) in sequence. A squawk will occur at the keypad, all LEDs on the
keypad will flash and the violation will be recorded in the Event Buffer.
3. Restore zones. Press
to end the Walk Test. The system will notify the Central Station
that the walk test has been terminated.
If a zone is not violated within 15 minutes of activating the Walk Test, the system will
automatically exit the Walk Test and resume normal operation.
When this option is selected, the keypad will allow you to scroll through 10 different brightness/con-
2. Use the
keys to scroll to either Brightness Control or Contrast Control.
to select the setting you want to adjust.
4. a) ‘Brightness Control’: There are multiple backlighting levels. Use the
keys to scroll to
the desired level.
b) ‘Contrast Control’: There are 10 different display contrast levels. Use the
scroll to the desired contrast level.
5. To exit, press