L1-03.18 Duress Code Issues

L1-03.18 Duress Code Issues Holdup, Robbery, Duress, Panic or Emergency Alarm Systems MSA Level 1 When an alarm user enters the Duress Code by mistake, because the alarm is silent, the user is not aware that armed law enforcement personnel may be responding.This...

L1-03.17 Duress Codes

L1-03.17 Duress Codes Holdup, Robbery, Duress, Panic or Emergency Alarm Systems MSA Level 1 A duress or hostage code (“Duress Code”) allows an alarm user to turn off an alarm system by entering a special code in the system’s keypad which then sends a signal to the...

L1-03.15 Button Locations

L1-03.15 Button Locations Holdup, Robbery, Duress, Panic or Emergency Alarm Systems MSA Level 1 The button is usually concealed in a location to allow it to be pressed without being noticed by the...

L1-03.14 Piezo Pressure Strips

L1-03.14 Piezo Pressure Strips Holdup, Robbery, Duress, Panic or Emergency Alarm Systems MSA Level 1 Are concealed in an area that would not normally be subject to enough pressure to operate the switch. When sufficient pressure is applied, a processor activates to...

L1-03.13 Magnetic Lever Switches

L1-03.13 Magnetic Lever Switches Holdup, Robbery, Duress, Panic or Emergency Alarm Systems MSA Level 1 Use a magnet and reed switch encased in a hinged case. When the case is pulled or opened the magnet is separated from the switch to change the status of the...