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# 207991 22-Jan-2017 15:13
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I've just moved into a new house which the previous owner does not know the alarm code (I'm told at some point one of the tenants reset the alarm code as this was a rental).

 

I've had a bit of a google but cannot find any information about the alarm that is installed so am hoping someone can help me with resetting the code or pointing me to a Alarm tech who can help with this brand of alarm. I presume the lack of info points to crappy non-name alarm (I believe it was installed when the house was new circa 2001 as it also includes the smoke detectors)

 

Photos of the alarm panels here: https://imgur.com/a/pcXvV

 

 

 

If this isn't something I can reset myself I don't mind paying a reasonable amount for someone to come reset this for me. (I'm in Glen Eden, Auckland)

 

 

 

Cheers,
Andrew

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1707473 22-Jan-2017 15:45
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Did you notice the xx Automation engineering NZ on the PCB?

 

Looks like a locally designed (and probably chinese manufactured) system. Lots of hits on the Melcom as model

 

http://rikain.com/Manuals/Alarms/Melcom/st8008_user_manual.pdf 


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  # 1707475 22-Jan-2017 15:50
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Oblivian:

 

Did you notice the xx Automation engineering NZ on the PCB?

 

Looks like a locally designed (and probably chinese manufactured) system. Lots of hits on the Melcom as model

 

http://rikain.com/Manuals/Alarms/Melcom/st8008_user_manual.pdf 

 

 

Or the Melcom ST8008/16 printed on the PCB in the 2nd photo? smile


 
 
 
 




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  # 1707480 22-Jan-2017 16:09
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Oblivian:

 

Did you notice the xx Automation engineering NZ on the PCB?

 

Looks like a locally designed (and probably chinese manufactured) system. Lots of hits on the Melcom as model

 

http://rikain.com/Manuals/Alarms/Melcom/st8008_user_manual.pdf 

 

 

 

 

Unfortunately that manual only shows how to reset it if you already have the code frown

 

 

 

 


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  # 1707520 22-Jan-2017 16:45
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Well. yes. But it gives you a model to this 'unknown brand' to then do a bit of a deeper ring around with


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  # 1707802 23-Jan-2017 09:14
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How about this from the manual

 

 

Proudly designed and distributed by...

 

AUTOMATION ENGINEERING LTD
PO BOX 12-087, PENROSE AUCKLAND
NEW ZEALAND
PHONE: (+64) 9 571 0073
FAX: (+64) 9 571 0377
EMAIL: sales@auto-eng.co.nz





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  # 1707825 23-Jan-2017 09:41
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 Ive got to get my alarm sorted as well, its a Paradox, but all the manuals Ive tried fail to let me reset it, and even a friend who works for Honeywell doing alarms couldn't figure it out.





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  # 1707829 23-Jan-2017 09:48
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cisconz:

 

How about this from the manual

 

 

Proudly designed and distributed by...

 

AUTOMATION ENGINEERING LTD
PO BOX 12-087, PENROSE AUCKLAND
NEW ZEALAND
PHONE: (+64) 9 571 0073
FAX: (+64) 9 571 0377
EMAIL: sales@auto-eng.co.nz

 

 

 

 

Unfortunately seems like a dead end, Tried calling the number and left a message on the answer phone (doesn't mention any company name) but their domain has expired and the company struck off  years ago =\

 

I'm having a local alarm tech come have a look on Friday, hopefully they can help otherwise I may end up replacing the unit with something modern.

 

Thanks for your help :)  


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  # 1707832 23-Jan-2017 09:53
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Do what i did, Remove everything apart from the power in so you dont have exposed wiring.
Profit, No stupid alarm to fault or scream at you at 3AM.

 

 


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  # 1707841 23-Jan-2017 10:08
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Andib:

 

Unfortunately seems like a dead end, Tried calling the number and left a message on the answer phone (doesn't mention any company name) but their domain has expired and the company struck off  years ago =\

 

I'm having a local alarm tech come have a look on Friday, hopefully they can help otherwise I may end up replacing the unit with something modern.

 

Thanks for your help :)  

 

 

I recently went through a panel upgrade (Kept old box and sensors etc, new PCB and Keypad) - was painless.

 

Adding the access control was the hard part





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