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    Optima Compact G3 Outside bellbox ( Sounder) change

    Hello everyone, I hope you’re well. I have a problem with my Optima Compact Gen 3. I don’t know how can I change the outside bellbox, sounder without raising the alarm. If you have any idea please let me know! Thanks
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    ADE optima Compact G3 set entry/exit time on multiple zones

    Hello I’ve recently had to rewire my home alarm system as the engineer who installed it did such a shoddy job that all the cables were hardly in and causing the system to trigger every couple of moments. I’ve recently been able to get the system working correctly however, I am unable to set...
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    Optima alarm system problem

    I have an Optima alarm which went off yesterday without any known reason when I have tried to reset it nothing at all is working. The internal battery hasn’t been replaced for a number of years, could it be that this needs replacing and if so, is that all? Thanks
  4. Tilly

    ADE optima compact panel.

    Hi guys, thanks for the add. Alarm is quite a few years old, no problems until recently. The PIR in my shed started playing up, couldn't find the problem so it was was omitted. After a couple of bikes and a boys 360 was stored I became worried, so started to check the wiring out. The pir...
  5. Keith Lingard

    Domestic Optima XM burglar alarm - Can't use keypad

    I'm having problems with my Optima XM burglar alarm. Yesterday the outside alarm suddenly went off. I removed the battery from the conteol box. The details printed on it were : 'Sealed Lead Acid Battery 12V 2.2Ah'. I visited a DIY shop and they said they had the same battery but it was a 12v...
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    Ade optima compact fault

    Hi Can anyone help. I have fitted a new bellbox to my optima compact panel every thing ok with that but my exit and entry on zone 1 as stoped working ,can i use a different zone to use as a exit and entry zone by swapping the wires over.If i do a chime test zone 1 does chime when opening the...
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    ADE Optima Compact Fault

    Hi guys. For the past 2 nights (9:30pm last night & 8:40pm tonight) my house alarm (ADE OPTIMA COMPACT) has gone off by itself. When the alarm goes off: - The internal alarm sounds - The external alarm sounds and strobes. - And on the user panel the power and tamper LEDs are lit up in red...
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    Honeywell/ADE Optima Compact Gen4 panel - Issue with LCD RKP

    Help please from any Honeywell Alarm guru's out there - I have an installed Optima Gen4 panel (8EP396A-UK, about 18 months working no issues). To make things a little easier for access, I have just added a LCD remote keypad (8EP417A) and this has no LCD display. This is in fact the 2nd one in as...
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    Accenta Optima Compact PA Disconnecting

    I have just bought a house that has a Accenta Optima Compact installed. It is a previously rented house and has a Personal Attack Alarm in both bedrooms. If I put the panel into engineers mode and disconnect the PA terminals will this disconnect the Pas or will I need to put a jumper over the Pa...
  10. Rocboni

    Ade optima compact bleeping

    Hi, I’ve been asked to look at a ADE optima compact plus as the zone 1 light is activating and it beeps everytime the PIR as activated I.e when someone walks Infront of it even when the system isn’t armed? You can press reset and the light goes off but as soon as it activates again it comes...
  11. UKMeterman

    Very simple alarm panel needed

    Hi, I am looking for a panel to replace a 20 year old System Four alarm panel, the simpler the better and has to have integral PSU and key pad. What would the group suggest? Thanks
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    Hi all, mature trainee here...

    Hi Lads, Glad to have found this site could definately do with the experienced sparkys in here... Just let you know currently coming to the end of the c&g 2365 level 2 fast track running approx a year.... hoping to do the level 3 2365 @ optima. ect in west bromich, anyone had...
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    Domestic Honeywell / ADE - Optima and Remote KeyPad

    Hi I have just installed a Optima G4 panel and connected up to a remote Keypad. The alarm works ok however the RKP is displaying the "System Optima G4, Software installed and Build number". I guess l have to activate this. How do you enable the Remote key pad (RKP) from the panel or get this...
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