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Indtalling DSC pc1616, PK5500, EYEZ-ON EVL3 TO REPLACE MAGNUM 1000.
Can old keypads be reprogrammed to operate on DSC system??

Thanks for your time
George

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Hello George, and thanks for your question.

Keypads from the Magnum Alert will not be compatible with your DSC control.You'll need to use one of the keypads specified in the installation manual, which you can download here:

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CB0QFjAAahUKEwiypsPa9YjJAhXI2T4KHThVClY&url=http%3A%2F%2Fcms.dsc.com%2Fdownload.php%3Ft%3D1%26id%3D17007&usg=AFQjCNFh_xwDU-vjI0htg10mL1SzhXjktA&bvm=bv.107406026,d.eWE&cad=rja

(Or just Google DSC 1616 Installation Manual if the link does not work)

Best Regards,

Dave

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Dave Neuweiler

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The design and application of burglary and fire systems for homes and businesses. Helping alarm owners understand how their system works. Helping to troubleshoot false alarm problems. Questions about monitoring issues.

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Over a quarter century in the industry. Experience in installation, service, and monitoring centers. Training manager for a national protective services company; director of education and training for a national trade organization for for alarm dealers.

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