Paradox security systems Battery replacement

Have a home security system with a flat battery, so instead of contacting ADT (AND A BILL OF $180) brought a battery from Jaycar for $34.00 and replaced it. Light still on so I think I need to reset, but cannot find out how to reset Can anyone help?

The battery is the correct one, system is about 15 years old with a spectra panel

Cheers Alan

geek_kiwialan, Apr 11, 3:58 pm

Next time go to someone like Century Batteries and it will be even cheaper.

geek_pyro_sniper2002, Apr 11, 4:13 pm

Have you tried arming , then disarming panel?

geek_pheonix, Apr 11, 6:58 pm

Otherwise some require you to hit the "mem" button and then the "clear" button

geek_pheonix, Apr 11, 7:01 pm

Tried arming and disarming, tried mem and clear. Checked all battery connections Still shows battery as low, and cannot set the alarm at all - Just don't want to work.

geek_kiwialan, Apr 12, 8:59 am

I would do usual checks. Measure battery voltage with a multimeter and also double check you have connected the battery with the correct polarity.

geek_hbhana, Apr 12, 10:24 am

Press TBL. A number comes up. 1 is flat battery.

8 is lost time. I bet its lost its time. Just dial in the time in 24 hour format while the 8 is lit, ie 1230 for half twelve.

geek_cammey, Apr 13, 12:00 pm

That's a thought - I'll try that. But how do I get the 8 to light up?

geek_kiwialan, Apr 13, 12:29 pm

Press TBL. It will light on its own if that is the fault. Then press 8. Then dial in time.

geek_cammey, Apr 13, 12:30 pm

Hi, Tried that, no light came up on 8. Still shows fault as flat battery, even though it has been replaced. Could not get alarm to wrok, but by using force button it will Cheers Alan

geek_kiwialan, Apr 13, 12:39 pm

Battery fuse blown. On main PCB.

geek_cammey, Apr 13, 4:45 pm

Terminal leads around the right way?

geek_tool_shop173, Feb 23, 5:04 am

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