How to Reset an Accenta G3 House Alarm

Written by aaron zvi
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The Accenta G3 is a home alarm system capable of detecting an intruder as well as smoke and fire with the proper system attachments. In most cases, following an alert, a simple procedure resets the system to its normal state. Some scenarios may require you to contact the alarm service centre to receive an additional reset code.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Anti-code (optional, see Step 3)

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Go to a system keypad, either the main controller or remote keypad (RKP), and press the "Reset" button. If the trouble-indication lights go out ("Attack", "Zone" or "Tamper"), and the "Day" indicator light comes on, then the alarm is reset and ready for normal operation.

  2. 2

    If all of the indicator lights became solidly lit after the "Reset" button was pressed, and the keypad stops responding to input, then the alarm has entered a lockout mode. Contact the service centre, as this mode must be directly reset by the service centre or a technician.

  3. 3

    If the indicator lights are flashing (NOT solidly lit) after pressing "Reset", then the alarm can be reset by entering an "anti-code". This is an additional security measure that first requires you to provide the service centre with a unique code that is specific to your alarm.

  4. 4

    To retrieve your unique alarm code, press the "Reset" button again. Using the zone indicator display, the system will display four numbers in sequence (each number will be followed by a beep). Write down this four-digit number.

    (You may press "Reset" again if you missed the sequence the first time.)

  5. 5

    Contact the alarm service centre, and provide the four-digit code from your alarm. They will give you a six-digit anti-code to reset the alarm.

  6. 6

    Enter the six-digit anti-code provided by the service centre into the alarm keypad. The system should now be reset to normal.

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