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The high capacity, feature-rich VISTA-20P lets you deliver more value to your customers on each and every sale with up to 48 zones of protection and dual partitions. The panel’s installation advantages, innovative end-user benefits and robust system capacity make the value-priced VISTA-20P an ideal choice for higher end installations.
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· Eight on-board hardwire zones standard (15 when Zone Doubling feature is used)
· Expandable to 48 total zones when used with hardwired and/or wireless expansion modules
· Wireless keys can be programmed without using zones
· 16 output devices
– Relays (Model 4204 Relay Modules, or 4229 Expansion Module), and/or
– X-10® devices (when used with a 4300 Transformer)
· Two low current on-board trigger outputs
· 100 Event Log viewable at system keypads with time/date stamp
· 48 system user codes assignable to either partition
· Two independent partitions plus a common partition
– Global Arming from any system keypad
– Gotofunction to view or operate one partition from the other
– Separate partition account numbers
· Four installer configurable zone types allows the installer to create custom zone types by assigning all zone attributes
· Multiple actions on output devices depending on system "state"
– Turns lights off when system arms
– Turns the same light on when system disarms
– Flashes same lights when system is in alarm
· Built-in phone line cut monitor with programmable delay and annunciation options
– Display on system keypads – Trigger local sounders
– Trigger system bell
· Supports four-wire, and up to 16 two-wire smokes
– Works with Sentrol CleanMe™ maintenance signal

Valuable End User Features
· Now viewable on system keypads:
– Exit countdown
– Time and date display*
– Event log*
· Auto keypad backlighting on entry
· Keyswitch arming
· Programmable macro buttons and single-button arming
· A variety of wireless remote controls for single-button operation
· User Scheduling
– Automatically activates X-10 and relays at programmed times
– Latchkey reports to pagers
– Auto arm/disarm
– "User access" time windows
· Supports up to four end user numeric pagers
· VIP Module allows system control from any touchtone phone
· Chime by zone

UL approved

Security Dealer Features
· False alarm prevention features to help reduce false alarms
· Automatic System Load Shed
– During extended AC power fail, the system battery will be disconnected to prevent irreversible battery failure.
· Reduces service calls to replace batteries
· Dynamic Signaling
– Reduces redundant reporting to the central station when multiple reporting methods are used; i.e. digital dialer and
· AlarmNet radio
*Requires custom alpha keypad


· Aux. power 12VDC, 600mA maximum
· Seven hour standby at 400mA aux. load with four amp hour battery
· 16.5VAC/25VA transformer
· Alarm output 12VDC, 2.0 amps maximum
· For UL installations, combined aux. and alarm output cannot exceed 700mA

Output Control
· Supports up to four relay boards (up to 16 relays)
· Optional X-10 transformer/interface (part no. 4300) may be used to control up to 16 X-10 receiving devices

· Eight hardwired zones (15 with zone doubling)
· Selectable response 10msec, 350msec, 750msec
· Assignable to any partition
· 20 selectable zone types plus four configurable zone types
· Programmable swinger suppression

Expansion Devices
· 4219 – Eight hardwired zones – 16mA
· 4204 – Up to four relays – 15mA standby (each active relay draws an additional 40mA)
· 4229 – Eight hardwired zones and two relays – 36mA (each active relay draws an additional 40mA)

· 4286 VIP Voice Module – 220mA
· 5881 ENL RF Receiver supports up to eight zones – 60mA,
· 5881ENM supports up to 16 zones – 50mA,
· 5881ENH up to 40 zones – 50mA
· 5883 Transceiver supports up to 40 zones – 80mA
· Supports Eagle 1225 and 1221 boards

· 6160 | 6139 Custom English (required for programming) – 150mA/40mA (6160) 130mA/40mA (6139)
· 6150 | 6128 Fixed English LCD – 70mA/40mA (6150), 40mA/20mA (6128)
· 6150RF Fixed English LCD with built-in receiver 105mA/80mA

Agency Listings
· UL Residential Fire, Burglary and CSFM

Smoke Detectors
· Supports up to 16 two-wire smoke detectors
· Supports four-wire smoke detectors

· Touchtone or pulse
· Formats supported
– ADEMCO Contact ID
– ADEMCO 4 + 2 Express
– ADEMCO low speed
– Sescoa/Radionics
· 3 + 1, 4 + 1 and 4 + 2 reporting
· Reporting capabilities
– Split
– Dual
– Split/Dual – True dial tone detection
· Low battery reports 11.2 – 11.6VDC
· AC loss and restoral reporting supported

Ordering Information
· Part No.         VISTA-20P | V20PAC K | Preboxed Kit
· Description    Control Panel