MODEL APS-15
Owner's Manual  Manuel D'Instructions Manual Del Sistema
Active/PassiveOperationFonctionnementDuActif/PasifOperaciónDelActiva/Pasiva
REMOTE CONTROL AUTO SECURITY SYSTEM
DU SYSTÈME DE SÉCURITÉ AUTO À COMMANDE À DISTANCE
DE SEGURIDAD DE AUTOMÓVILES A CONTROL REMOTO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Features & Options .................1
TABLE DES MATIERES
Fonctions et Options .........................6
INDICE
Caracteristicas y Opciones .........11
Operating the System
Arming the System Active .........2
-Arming the System Passive
- Protection while the system is
armed
Disarming the System ...............3
-Intrusion Warning Signals
-Valet System Override Switch
Fonctionnement du Système
Armement dy système Actif ...............7
-Armement dy système Pasif
-Protection lorsque le système est
armé
Désarmement du système ...................8
-Signaux d'avertissement d'effraction
-Interrupteur d'invalidation du
système/valet
Fonctionnement panique à distance ..9
Fonctions du système ......................10
Operación del Sistema
Activación del sistema Activa........12
-Activación del sistema Pasiva
-Protección mientras el sistema está
activado
Desactovación del sistema ............13
-Señales de advertencia de intrusión
-Interruptor derivante de sistema
Remote Panic Operation ............4
System Functions Chart ..........5
Operación remota de emergencia..14
Funciones de sistema ...................15
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Rev. A - Warranty revision : "Audiovox West" address deleted. 8-12-94
Model APS-15
Owner's Manual
Active / Passive Operation
REMOTE CONTROL AUTOMOTIVE SECURITY SYSTEM
Congratulations! Your purchase of this state-of-the-art security system expresses a deep concern for the security of your vehicle, its contents, and
passengers. To fully appreciate the many functions and safeguards incorporated
in this system, please spend a few minutes reading this manual. You may find
unexpected features that could mean the difference between “protected” and
“fully protected”.
FEATURES AND AVAILABLE OPTIONS:
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2 Keychain Transmitters are included
Instant Arming and Disarming with a Remote Keychain Transmitter
Power Door Locks can be Locked and Unlocked at the same time with the
Optional Power Door Lock Interface
The Vehicle’s Starter can be Disabled whenever the Alarm is Armed
(requires an optional relay)
A Concealed Valet/Emergency Disarm Switch will by-pass the Alarm in the
event your Transmitter is lost, or if you wish to deactivate the Alarm for
Service Work
Selectable Active/Passive operation
Programmable 6 Tone (Multi Tone) Siren Included
Visual LED Arm / Disarm indicator with Audible “chirp” confirmation
6 Function Dash Mounted LED Alarm Status Indicator
Remote Keychain Panic allows Alarm Activation in Emergencies at distances up to 75 feet from the vehicle
Intrusion Alert with Dual Zone Monitoring lets you know When and How
the Alarm was activated in your absence
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ARMING THE SYSTEM (CHANNEL 1): ACTIVE
1. Turn off the engine, exit the vehicle, and close and lock all doors, hood, and trunk.
2. Momentarily depress the button on the keychain transmitter. The siren will "chirp" once,
the doors will lock (optional), and the dash mounted LED will begin to slowly flash.
WARNING ! Excessive pressure on the transmitter button will damage the internal
components on the circuit board. All that is required is a light push to the button.
NOTE: If the siren "chirped" three times when ARMING, then one of the entry points
(hood ,trunk, doors) has been left opened. Closing the Hood, trunk, or door will correct
the problem, and you DO NOT have to disarm the system to make the correction.
ARMING THE SYSTEM (CHANNEL 1) : PASSIVE
1. Turn off the engine, exit the vehicle, and close and lock all doors, hood, and trunk.
2. The dash mounted L.E.D. will begin flashing rapidly, indicating that the system is
automatically (passive) arming. As an added convenience, the automatic passive arming
will not begin until all doors and trunk lid are closed, allowing passengers to exit the vehicle
at their convenience.
3. In 30 seconds, you will hear a single, short "chirp" from the siren, indicating the system
is ARMED. At this time, the dash mounted L.E.D. will begin to flash slowly, providing
a visual indication that the system is fully ARMED.
3A. If the optional door lock interface has been installed, the doors WILL NOT
automatically lock when the 30 second arming time expires.
4. If you wish to ARM the system immediately, simply press and release the button on the
keychain transmitter. The siren will "chirp" once, the doors will lock (optional), and the
dash mounted L.E.D. will begin to slowly flash.
PROTECTION WHILE THE SYSTEM IS ARMED:
1. Opening any door, hood, or trunk will cause the alarm to immediately sound. The siren will
continue to sound for 60 seconds, then stop and automatically re-arm the vehicle. If the
potential thief left a door opened, the siren will sound for four 60 second cycles, then rearm and ignore the opened door.
2. Whenever the system is armed, the Red dash mounted L.E.D. indicator will slowly flash.
This serves as a visual deterrent to the potential thief. The L.E.D. is a very low current bulb,
and will not cause the vehicle’s battery to drain, even when left unattended for extended
periods.
3. If the starter cut relay (optional) is installed, whenever the system is armed, the vehicle’s starter
will be bypassed. If a thief should choose to ignore the siren, the vehicle can not be started.
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DISARMING THE SYSTEM (CHANNEL 1):
1. As you approach the vehicle, press and release the button on the key chain transmitter.
WARNING! Excessive pressure on the transmitter buttons will damage the internal
components on the circuit board. All that is required is a light push to the button.
2. The siren will “chirp” 2 times, indicating the system is DISARMED.
a) If the door lock interface (optional) is installed, the vehicle’s doors will automatically
unlock.
3A. ACTIVE: The dash mounted L.E.D. will turn off, and remain off until the system is armed.
3B. PASSIVE : Never attempt to disarm the system from a distance that prevents you from
opening a door within 30 seconds. Since the system is programmed for passive arming,
it will begin to re-arm until a door is opened. Opening the door will suspend the passive
arming cycle.
INTRUSION WARNING SIGNALS:
The system will inform you if an intrusion attempt has occurred while you were away from the
vehicle. If an intrusion attempt has occurred, the siren will “chirp” 4 times when disarming the
system. Enter the vehicle and observe the dash mounted L.E.D. for further information.
1. If the L.E.D. is flashing two times...pause...two times...etc., then an intrusion attempt was
made to the hood, trunk, or any optional sensors that were added to the vehicle.
2. If the L.E.D. is flashing three times...pause...three times...etc., then an intrusion attempt
was made through one of the vehicles doors.
These intrusion warning indicators are stored in the system’s memory, and will only be erased
from memory when the ignition key is turned on.
VALET / SYSTEM OVERRIDE SWITCH:
The “Valet” switch allows you to temporarily bypass all alarm functions, eliminating the need
to hand your transmitter to parking attendants or garage mechanics. When the system is in
the valet mode, all alarm functions are bypassed, however, the remote panic feature and remote
door locks (optional) will remain operational. To use the valet mode;
1. Enter the vehicle and turn the ignition key to the “on” position.
2. Move the valet toggle switch to the “on” position. The dash mounted L.E.D. will turn on
solid, and remain on as long as the system is in the valet mode.
3. To return to normal operation, move the valet switch to the “off” position any time the ignition
is on.
In the event you lose your transmitter, or if the transmitter fails to disarm the system, the valet
switch can be used as a system override switch. Open the car door (the alarm WILL sound).
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Turn the ignition key on, and move the valet switch to the “on” position. The alarm will stop
sounding, and the vehicle can now be started.
NOTE: Always remember to move the Valet Switch back to the ”off” position. This will
ensure that the vehicle remains protected at all times.
REMOTE PANIC OPERATION (CHANNEL 1) :
The arming button on your key chain transmitter also functions as a “panic” switch for instant
activation of the alarm in emergency situations. To use the remote panic switch;
1. Press and hold the button on the key chain transmitter for 3 seconds or more. The alarm
will immediately sound.
2. To stop the alarm, press and release the button on the key chain transmitter. If the button
is not pressed, the alarm will automatically stop after 60 seconds.
WARNING: Excessive pressure on the transmitter buttons will damage the
internal components on the circuit board. All that is required is a light push to
the button.
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APS-15 SYSTEM FUNCTIONS AT A GLANCE (ACTIVE/PASSIVE SYSTEMS)
ALARM STATUS
DASH LIGHT
SIREN SOUND
DISARMED
OFF
OFF
ACTIVE ARMING
SLOW FLASHING
1 CHIRP
PASSIVE ARMING
RAPID FLASHING FOR 30
SECONDS
1 CHIRP
DISARMING
OFF
2 CHIRPS
TRIGGERED
CONSTANT FLASHING
CONSTANT SOUND
VALET "ON"
CONSTANT ON
BY-PASSED
PANIC "ON"
N/A
CONSTANT SOUND
INTRUSION HOOD/
TRUNK
2 FLASHES/PAUSE
2 FLASHES/PAUSE
ETC.
4 CHIRPS
WHEN DISARMING
INTRUSION DOORS
3 FLASHES/PAUSE
3 FLASHES/PAUSE
ETC.
4 CHIRPS
WHEN DISARMING
DOOR, HOOD OR
TRUNK LEFT OPEN
DELAY EXIT LIGHT ON
WHILE ARMING
SLOW FLASHING
3 CHIRPS
WHEN ARMING
Your System Has These Features Activated
No Lock in Passive Mode
Starter Cut-Out
Door Lock Interface
Audiovox Corp.,
150 Marcus Blvd.
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Shock Detector
Motion Detector
Hardwire
Hauppauge, N.Y. 11788
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60 MONTH LIMITED WARRANTY
Applies to control modules, relays, transmitters, sensors and sirens.
AUDIOVOX CORPORATION (the Company) warrants to the original retail purchaser of this product that should this product or any part thereof,
under normal use and conditions, be proven defective in material or workmanship within 60 months from the date of original purchase, such
defect(s) will be repaired or replaced with new or reconditioned product (at the Company's option) without charge for parts and repair labor.
To obtain repair or replacement within the terms of this Warranty, the product is to be delivered with proof of warranty coverage (e.g. dated
bill of sale), specification of defect(s), transportation prepaid, to an approved warranty station or the Company at the address shown below.
This Warranty does not cover costs incurred for installation, removal or reinstallation of the product, or damage to vehicle electrical systems.
This Warranty does not cover batteries nor apply to any product or part thereof which, in the opinion of the Company, has suffered or been
damaged through alteration, improper installation, mishandling, misuse, neglect, accident, or by removal or defacement of the factory serial
number/bar code label(s).
This Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties or liabilities. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF MERCHANTABILITY, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY. ANY ACTION FOR BREACH OF
ANY WARRANTY HEREUNDER INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN A
PERIOD OF 72 MONTHS FROM DATE OF ORIGINAL PURCHASE. IN NO CASE SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY
CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF THIS OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
WHATSOEVER. No person or representative is authorized to assume for the Company any liability other than expressed herein in connection
with the sale of this product.
The Company does not warrant that this product cannot be compromised or circumvented. THE EXTENT OF THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY
UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PROVIDED ABOVE AND, IN NO EVENT, SHALL THE
COMPANY'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY PURCHASER FOR THE PRODUCT.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damage
so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights
which vary from state to state.
U.S.A. : AUDIOVOX CORPORATION, 150 MARCUS BLVD., HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK 11788 (516) 231-6051
CANADA: AUDIOVOX CANADA LTD., 1070 KAMATO ROAD, UNIT 15, MISSASSAUGA, ONT., CANADA L4W-2W5 (416) 629-1400
Form No. 128-4117D
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