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#1 riverrat321

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 05:49 AM

Hi Guys,
I have the DL900 software and would like to learn the basics of programing a NX Panel with this software. I'm new to this. I know I need to program in a d/load access code which I do have. Do I then just dump in a standard default template with the dl900 software? What do I need to program aside from users and zone types? Thanks for the help with my silly questions.

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:26 AM

You can save the template with your users, but more importantly you have to setup your individual zones and types. Plus you need to enter access area enter and exit times. You then download this to the Caddx board. Shortly after you download you should hear two quick "clicks" from the speaker/siren. The new settings should now be in effect.

I'm going from memory here as I haven't programed my panel in a long time! :P

Edited by BraveSirRobbin, 04 November 2006 - 10:27 AM.


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Posted 04 November 2006 - 11:06 AM

Thank you for your help on this one. I'm very new to this so any help is very useful to me. There are so many options in the software. Hopefully then if I do my zone types, users, exit times and access area the rest will be ok.

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 08:19 AM

I have the DL900 software, I've aslo installed a few NX-8e boxes with the software. The only problem is that i first figured out how to use the software by trial and error. So I may not know all the nessesary features of the software. Is there a user reference guide anywhere that may useful to some installers that have the DL900 software? Thank you

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 09:18 AM

I have the DL900 software, I've aslo installed a few NX-8e boxes with the software. The only problem is that i first figured out how to use the software by trial and error. So I may not know all the nessesary features of the software. Is there a user reference guide anywhere that may useful to some installers that have the DL900 software? Thank you

GE's dealer website may have a tutorial. There is also a disk that they provide (distributed in training sessions they put on in various cities). I'll try to find some links later today.

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 09:38 AM

Thank you

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 10:32 AM

I'll try to find some links later today.

Any luck with the search to find other resources?

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 10:17 PM

I recommend programming the first time at the keypad. (unless you have an LED keypad). You will beome more familiar with the pgm'g and system features. We usually change some stuff that is default pgm'g. Also the software looks different than the keypad programming sheets. Going through location by location in the worksheets will ensure nothing gets overlooked. Then when you upload to your PC and look at the pgm'g you will recognize what you are seeing. JM2C

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 10:32 PM

Any luck with the search to find other resources?


http://www.gesecurit...e...d&leafNode=

If you don't find anything useful there maybe email them at [email protected]

Edited by BraveSirRobbin, 31 May 2007 - 10:34 PM.





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