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 Posted: Saturday Jun 20th, 2020 01:10 pm
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Hi,
I have a comofort panel which must be about 18 years old now and still going strong. I presume its a comfort 1, not sure.
Any how's I wish to add a remote to arm / disarm the unit and if I recall correctly when I installed it there was an option to add a key switch arm/disarm.
I'm presuming I could link it this but is there any info anywhere about adding the key switch and do I need to go into the programming of he unit?

Thanks for your help



 Posted: Sunday Jun 21st, 2020 02:18 am
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Connect the key switch to any zone and program it as Switch Nornally Open Zone Type
Assign one of the default responses
Momentary switch Keyarm/Disarm to Away mode

If SecurityMode = SecurityOff Then
    If AlarmState < Alert Then
        KeyswitchArm NightMode
    End If
Else
    KeyswitchArm SecurityOff
End If

Momentary switch Keyarm/Disarm to Away mode

If SecurityMode = SecurityOff And AlarmState < Alert Then
    KeyswitchArm AwayMode
Else
    KeyswitchArm SecurityOff
End If



 Posted: Sunday Jun 21st, 2020 01:22 pm
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Thats great, thank you.
I thought it could be done but couldn't remember how.



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Hi SlyChiu,
I have just programmed the comfort with this and when I try shorting the zone 11 and common I get the Please exit and countdown but if I don't exit it goes back into security off.
How could I have it so that when using the keypad I need to exit but if using the key switch I don't need to exit and it still arms?

Regards
Dave



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See the different ways of arming to Away Mode here http://www.comfortforums.com/forum125/2367.html


If you want to arm to away mode without having to exit, use the action "Auto arm Away" instead of "Key switch arm away mode"



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