When replacing batteries in cameras (4 AA), the prox tag reader (3 AA), keypad (3 AA) or main control panel (4 D) always use SAFT brand 3.6 volt primary lithium-thionyl chloride (Li-SOCl2) high energy density batteries. You can source them yourself or call RadiusVision to order replacements.
The siren/strobe uses three D size 1.5 volt alkaline batteries.
To reset the low battery notification when you are replacing batteries you MUST place the system into Maintenance Replace Battery mode! When replacing camera batteries you must execute this mode BEFORE YOU TOUCH OR MOVE THE CAMERA so the camera tamper is not triggered before the system is in this mode!! Here are the steps to get the system into this mode:
Press the right arrow to go to Access Level then press OK followed by the right arrow key until it says Level : 4 then press OK followed by 9747 and press OK.
Now press the right arrow key twice and it should take you to Maintenance, press OK and you should be at Modify Date / Time. Press the right arrow key it should say Maintenance Replace Battery then press OK and it will say Replace Battery Devices. If you are replacing the control panel batteries, press the right arrow and it will say Control Panel Batteries. After selecting Devices or Control Panel press OK and it will say Tamper Disabled 5 Min. You have 5 minutes to change out the batteries and when you are done press OK and it will ask Completed? Press OK and a system check will be executed. When doing the control panel it will say 1 Minute Max To Open The Panel. Change out the batteries and press OK when done.
When replacing batteries in ANY device, REMOVE ALL BATTERIES BEFORE INSERTING THE REPLACEMENTS! Never remove 1 battery and replace with new, and so on.
If you find yourself with a dead main control panel and no replacement D SAFT batteries, you can temporarily replace them with four D size 1.5 volt alkaline batteries!
This will buy you 3 weeks to get the SAFT replacements and save you from a dead system. This tip will ONLY work with the main control panel and will NOT work with cameras, the prox tag reader or the keypad.
After replacing the batteries in the main panel take a look at the keypad display to see if the date and time need to be corrected. Here are the steps to correct the date and time:
Press the right arrow to go to Access Level then press OK followed by the right arrow key until it says Level : 3 then press OK followed by your 4-digit code and finally OK.
Now press the right arrow key and it should take you to Maintenance, press OK and you should be at Modify Date / Time. Press OK and it should say Setting: Auto. Press the right arrow key and it will change to Setting: Manual. Press OK and you will be at the Date Year.
Using the right arrow key change the pre-populated numbers to the correct date followed by OK for the Year, Month, Day, Hour and finally Minutes. (hours are in military format) After the last entry the display with briefly show the new date and time: 02/10/19 13:51 with Entry Complete then change to Modify Date / Time.
The last thing is to change from Manual to Auto: Press OK at the Modify Date / Time display, the display will say Setting: Manual. Press the right arrow so it says Auto then press OK, the display will say Timezone: UTC-XX where -XX = the universal time zone. -08 =Pacific US/Can or Baja CA; 07 = Arizona or Mountain Mexico or Mountain; 06 = Central America or Central US/Can or Central Mexico or Saskatchewan; 05 = SA Pacific or Eastern US/Can or US Eastern. Using the left or right arrow keys make the correct UTC -XX timezone then press OK and select the US/Can timezone for your location. After the last selection the keypad returns to Modify Date/Time. Press and HOLD the ESC NO key for 5 seconds and you will return to Date, Time, Disarmed Level:3 window. You are done.