Contents of the uControl Package Step 1: Open the alarm box and

Contents of the uControl Package
Step 1: Open the alarm box and disconnect the battery
Optional Cellular Network Card and Antenna
uControl Link
uControl Help Guide
Step 2: Mount the uControl Link onto the alarm box
If you own your alarm system, you can open the alarm box and install the uControl Link without voiding your
warranty. If you do not own your alarm system, contact uControl at 1-866-608-8324 before you proceed.
Choose a punch-out on the alarm
box
Open your alarm box
a. Select one of the pre-drilled punch-outs on
the sides or top of the alarm box. Choose
one that does not interfere with the alarm
circuit board or the alarm panel wiring.
a. If there are any screws holding your alarm box door closed, use a
screwdriver to remove all screws holding the alarm box front cover in
place.
uControl Quick Install Poster
b. A punch-out is a circular metal slug that is
about the size of a quarter. You can choose
any punch-out that provides enough space
for the uControl Link to fit alongside the
alarm box.
b. If the alarm box is secured by a lock, use your key to open the front cover.
Working inside your alarm box will NOT cause electrical
shock.
Disconnect the telephone line
NOTES
a. Locate the telephone jack inside the alarm box, and disconnect the gray
phone cord that is plugged into the telephone jack.
Nut
C-clamp
Ethernet Cable
NOTES
Blue Phone Cord
Remove a punch-out to make a hole
in the alarm box
Your alarm keypad might beep after you disconnect the
phone cord.
uControl Hub and Cable
Ferrite
If your alarm box does not include an installed telephone
jack, see “Troubleshooting telephone issues” on page 18 in
the uControl Help Guide for further instructions.
a. Find the battery located inside the alarm box.
a. Locate the C-clamp from the uControl
package and place it directly over the punchout.
b. Hold the battery securely and disconnect the black wire from the negative () terminal.
b. Place the dimpled end of the C-clamp on the
punch-out on the outside of the alarm box.
c.
c.
Disconnect and remove the battery
Optional USB WiFi Adapter
USB Drive
Continue to hold the battery securely and disconnect the red wire from the
positive (+) terminal.
Turn the screwing lever clockwise until the
punch-out separates from the alarm box.
You might hear a loud pop when
the punch out separates from
the alarm box. You may need to
disengage the C-clamp and bend
the punch-out back and forth to
remove it from the alarm box.
Use caution, punch-outs might
have sharp edges in the area
around the hole in the alarm
box.
If the battery wires are affixed tightly to the terminals, you
might need to move the connectors from side-to-side to
loosen them. Also, if the alarm system includes a second
backup battery, disconnect the wires on both batteries, and
clearly mark the wires for each particular battery.
Alternate Phone Cord
Reversible Screwdriver
Keypad Cord
Power Cord
d. Remove the battery from the alarm box and set it aside to provide an open
area inside the alarm box to work.
Yellow Keypad Wire
If your alarm box is installed in
a location that does not provide
enough space to attach the
uControl Link to the alarm box,
see “Using the Alternate
Mounting Kit” on page 11 in the
uControl Help Guide.
Green Keypad Wire
After you disconnect the battery, your alarm keypad might
beep or warn you that a loss of battery or backup power has
occurred. This is normal. Go to the keypad and turn off the
warning signal. If your alarm siren turns on, arm and disarm
the system to turn the siren off.
Black Power Wire
Red Power Wire
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Step 3: Connect the red power cable
Mount the uControl Link to the
alarm box
a. Remove the uControl Link from the
package.
uControlLink
REAL-TIME SECURITY
SERVICE
STATUS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
ETHERNET
HOME
PHONE
ALARM
PHONE
POWER
KEYPAD
NOTES
GE ITI: page 25
Moose: page 26
Napco: page 26
Radionics: page 27
Sentrol: page 27
c.
c.
Use the screwdriver (provided in the kit) to loosen the screw only enough to slip
the red uControl power wire in with any existing wires that might already be
in the port.
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YEL GRN
d. Insert the green uControl keypad wire into the port and tighten the screw to
secure the green wire in the port.
e. Locate the port on the circuit board associated with the black power wire.
e. Locate the port on the circuit board associated with the yellow wire.
f.
f.
Use the screwdriver to loosen the screw only enough to slip the black uControl
power wire in with any existing wires that might already be in the port.
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uControlHub
a. Insert the plug on the green uControl keypad cable into the green KEYPAD
port on the uControl hub.
CONNECT TO
KEYPAD
uControlLink
If the keypad loses power, check the wiring to make sure
that all keypad wires are inserted securely in the keypad
ports.
Check the Power status light
a. If the POWER status light on the uControl Link is green, then proceed to
the next step.
KEYPAD
CONNECT TO
uControlLink
SERVICE
STATUS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
ETHERNET
ALARM
PHONE
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If the KEYPAD status light is not green, see “Troubleshooting
the keypad connection” on page 16 in the uControl Help
Guide. Also, verify that your keypad supports Enhanced
Service. See the Enhanced Service Supported Models List page
included in the uControl package.
POWER
uControlHub
ALARM PHONE
KEYPAD
NOTES
Go to the next step
POWER
a. If the KEYPAD status light on the uControl Link is green, go to the next step.
SERVICE
STATUS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
)
ETHERNET
Go to the next step
ALARM
PHONE
NOTES
POWER
uControlLink
KEYPAD
KEYPAD
If the POWER status light is not green, see
“Troubleshooting the power connection” on page 15 in
the uControl Help Guide. If your uControl Link includes
cellular wireless, the CELLULAR WIRELESS status light
might turn green or flash green. This is normal.
HOME PHONE
Check the keypad status light
POWER
CONNECT TO
ALARM PHONE
Plug the green cable into the uControl connector
HOME PHONE
Link
SERVICE
STATUS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
WI-FI
WIRELESS
ALARM
PHONE
ETHERNET
POWER
KEYPAD
HOME PHONE
Use the screwdriver to loosen the screw only enough to slip the yellow
uControl keypad wire in with any existing wires that might already be
in the port.
g. Insert the yellow uControl keypad wire into the yellow keypad port and
tighten the screw to secure the wire in the port.
ECURITY
uControlLink
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Use the screwdriver to loosen the screw only enough to slip the green
uControl keypad wire in with any existing wires that might already be
in the port.
d. Insert the red uControl power wire into the port and tighten the screw to secure
the wire in the port.
ALARM PHONE
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GE ITI: page 25
Moose: page 26
Napco: page 26
Radionics: page 27
Sentrol: page 27
b. Using the information you gathered from the uControl Help Guide, locate
the port on your circuit board associated with the green wire.
a. Insert the plug on the red uControl power cable into the red POWER
port on the uControl hub.
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Ademco & First Alert: page 21
ADT: page 23
DSC: page 23
FBI: page 24
GE CADDX: page 25
b. Using the information you gathered from the uControl Help Guide, locate the
port on your circuit board associated with the red power wire.
Insert the plug into the uControl hub
REAL-TIME SECURITY
NOTES
Ademco & First Alert: page 21
ADT: page 23
DSC: page 23
FBI: page 24
GE CADDX: page 25
Before you begin this step, see the uControl Help Guide to find
the correct port information for your alarm manufacturer.
g. Insert the black uControl power wire into the port and tighten the screw to secure
the wire in the port.
b. On the connector cable, line up the
arrow on the uControl hub connector
with the arrow on the pipe port of the
uControl Link.
Do not affix the uControl
hub inside the alarm box.
You will do this in Step 7
after you connect all the
uControl cords.
a. Locate the green keypad cable from the uControl package. This cable
connects the uControl Link to the alarm keypad ports.
NOTES
a. Remove the uControl hub from the
package.
Push the connector into the cable port
on the uControl Link until it snaps into
place. The connector inserts properly
only if the arrows are lined up.
a. Locate the red power cable from the uControl package. This cable connects the
uControl Link to the auxiliary power ports on the alarm circuit board.
Before you begin this step, see the uControl Help Guide to find the
correct port information for your alarm manufacturer.
Attach the uControl hub to the
uControl Link
c.
Attach the green and yellow uControl keypad wires
SERVICE
STATUS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
WI-FI
WIRELESS
ALARM
PHONE
ETHERNET
POWER
KEYPAD
Screw on the nut until it fits securely
against the interior of the alarm box.
Hand tightening the nut will be
sufficient to keep the uControl Link
secure.
Connect the red and black uControl wires
uControlLink
c.
REAL-TIME SECURITY
b. Align the uControl Link pipe with the
punch-out hole on the alarm box, and
push the pipe through the hole.
Step 4: Connect the green keypad cable
uControlHub
Step 2: (continued)
Go to step 5 on the other side of this poster
Step 6: Connect to your home network (wired or wireless)
Attach the phone cord to the uControl hub
Step 7: Connect the battery wires and uControl hub
If Ethernet is available and you are able to connect the uControl Link to your home computer
network, follow the instructions in Step 6. If you do not want to connect to a wired network
(or if you do not have a home network), you can skip this step and proceed to Step7.
a. Locate the phone cord that you disconnected from
the alarm box telephone jack in Step 1.
a. Find a place inside the alarm box to mount the uControl hub.
If you do not have an Ethernet port near your uControl Link, plug the white Ethernet
cable into the nearest router.
The mounting position for the uControl hub must be
inside the alarm box.
AUX PWR TEST
USB 2
USB 1
SD CARD SLOT
SERVICE
STATUS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
CONNECT TO
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
ETHERNET
uControlLink
KEYPAD
ETHERNET
ALARM PHONE
HOME
PHONE
POWER
ALARM
PHONE
HOME PHONE
POWER
CONNECT TO
b. On the back of the uControl hub, remove the protective film from the
tape and press the uControl hub against the back panel of the alarm
box.
KEYPAD
If the nearest Ethernet port (or router) is a significant distance
from the uControl Link, you might need to purchase additional
Ethernet cable or have it professionally installed.
uControlLink
You might need to move some of the alarm box wires out
of the way. Be careful when you move the wires to avoid
accidentally disconnecting any of the existing wiring.
uControlHub
uControlHub
uControlHub
c.
REAL-TIME SECURITY
uControlHub
SERVICE
STATUS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
Attach the uControl hub to the alarm box
a. Plug the other end of the white Ethernet cable into the ETHERNET port on the
uControl Link.
Check the status lights
uControlLink
uControl
SERVICE
STATUS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
ETHERNET
ALARM
PHONE
POWER
KEYPAD
Verify that the appropriate power, keypad, telephone,
and Ethernet status lights are green.
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a. After you attach the uControl hub to the alarm box, verify that the
power, keypad, and telephone wires are connected.
SERVICE
STATUS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
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ETHERNET
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ALARM
PHONE
The HOME PHONE status light will not turn on
if you do not have telephone service.
POWER
NOTES
KEYPAD
The ETHERNET status light can take a few minutes to turn
green. If the ETHERNET light does not turn on, see
“Troubleshooting the Ethernet connection” on page 17 in the
uControl Help Guide.
Check the connections
ECURITY
a. If the ETHERNET status light on the uControl Link is green (or flashing
green), then proceed to step 7.
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ECURITY
Check the Ethernet status light
SERVICE
STATUS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
HOME
PHONE
ETHERNET
ALARM
PHONE
POWER
KEYPAD
If the ALARM PHONE and HOME PHONE status
lights are not green, see “Troubleshooting
the telephone connection” on page 17 in the
uControl Help Guide.
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SECURITY
a. If the ALARM PHONE and the HOME PHONE status lights
are green (or flashing green for the HOME PHONE status
light), then proceed to step 6.
NOTES
b. If you have an Ethernet port near your uControl Link, plug the white uControl Ethernet
cable into the Ethernet port.
SERVICE
STATUS
HOME
PHONE
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
ALARM
PHONE
WI-FI
WIRELESS
ETHERNET
KEYPAD
POWER
ALARM PHONE
KEYPAD
POWER
CONNECT TO
uControlLink
a. Locate the white Ethernet cable from the uControl package.
Attach the white Ethernet cable to the uControl Link
uControlLink
REAL-TIME SECURITY
HOME PHONE
WI-FI
WIRELESS
uControlLink
Attach the blue cord to the uControl hub
a. Take the other end of the blue uControl cord and insert
the plug into the blue HOME PHONE port on the
uControl hub.
KEYPAD
ETHERNET
KEYPAD
ALARM PHONE
ALARM
PHONE
CONNECT TO
ALARM PHONE
NOTES
POWER
SERVICE
STATUS
HOME
PHONE
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
ALARM
PHONE
WI-FI
WIRELESS
ETHERNET
POWER
POWER
KEYPAD
HOME PHONE
Attach the white Ethernet cable to your computer network
If your keypad is showing a LOW BATTERY message, it will
not clear immediately after plugging in the battery. This
message might take several hours to clear.
HOME PHONE
POWER
uControlLink
REAL-TIME SECURITY
b. Take one end of the blue uControl cord (it does not matter
which end) and insert the plug into the telephone jack inside
the alarm box.
e. Connect the black battery connector to the negative terminal (marked
by a - symbol or black) on the battery.
KEYPAD
If your home network does not include an Ethernet port near your alarm
box, you might need to locate the closest router. If you do not have an
Ethernet port or router available, skip to step 7.
uControlLink
b. If you do not have an existing Ethernet port, check the area for the closest router.
a. Locate the blue cord from the uControl package. This cable
connects the uControl Link to the alarm telephone jack.
Find the two battery wires you disconnected in Step 1.
d. Connect the red battery connector to the positive terminal (marked by a
+ symbol or red) on the battery.
uControlLink
Attach the blue cord to the phone jack in the
alarm box
REAL-TIME SECURITY
KEYPAD
c.
a. Check the area near the alarm box to see if there is an Ethernet port nearby.
CONNECT TO
ALARM PHONE
b. Place the battery back inside the alarm box with the terminals on the
outside.
Do you have an Ethernet port nearby
SERVICE
STATUS
CELLULAR
WIRELESS
WI-FI
WIRELESS
ETHERNET
HOME
PHONE
ALARM
PHONE
POWER
POWER
KEYPAD
HOME PHONE
a. Locate the battery (or batteries) that you removed from the alarm box in
step 1.
Wireless setup takes place online after you complete the uControl Link installation. If you
plan to connect to a wireless network, proceed to Step7.
uControlLink
REAL-TIME SECURITY
b. Plug the phone cord into the gray ALARM PHONE port
on the uControl hub.
Connect the battery wires to the battery terminals
uControlHub
Step 5: Attach the phone cords
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Step 8: Write down zone map
Step 9: Close the alarm box and activate your account
Your alarm system defines Zones based on the physical features of your home. For example, Zone 1 on
your security system might be associated with your front door. If your security system is armed and you
open the front door, this action triggers a security event in Zone 1.
Close your alarm box
a. If you have a lock on your alarm box, use your key to lock the alarm box
door.
Before you close the alarm box, you need to write down any zone information that might be written on
the inside of the alarm box door. This information might also be written on the inside cover of your
keypad.
b. If you have screws on your alarm box door, insert the screws and use a
screwdriver to tighten the screws to secure the alarm box door.
c.
Write down your security zone information
Check the status lights on the uControl Link to verify that all connections
are good.
a. In the zone map table below, write the zone mappings in the table. You will use the
information in this table to complete the online account setup.
Your zone map
If you have the telephone line and an Ethernet line
connected, the status lights for both of these connections
should be green.
NOTES
Zone number
House location
Note: The HOME PHONE status light will not turn on if you
do not have telephone service.
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d. If any of the lights remain solid red or solid orange, this indicates that
there is a problem of some type with your connection in the indicated
area. To fix the problem, see the related Troubleshooting section of the
uControl Help Guide for the connection that failed.
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The SERVICE STATUS light will light up after you activate
your account online.
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NOTES
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e. Check the alarm keypad to verify that it is powered and responding to
arm/disarm commands.
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Congratulations! You completed the hardware setup.
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Access the uControl web site
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Now you are ready to access the uControl web site to activate and set up your user account. Go online
and type the following web address in the address field:
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http://www.ucontrol.com/
activate
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You will need the following information to activate your account:
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Zone map information you wrote down in Step 8.
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Shipping manifest or a copy of your welcome email.
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The email address you provided to uControl when you signed up for the service.
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Supported Models
Ademco and First Alert (FA)
VIA-30P, VISTA 128FB, VISTA 250FBP, 4153, 5110XM, 5140XM, FA1300C, FA1600C, FA1660C, FA2000C, VIA-16, VISTA 20HWSE, VIA-30PSE, VISTA 20HW, VISTA
100, 4130XM, VIA-30, VISTA 128FBP, FA160C, FA1220CV, FA110C, FA1200C, 4140XMP, FA142C, FA120C, FA162C, VISTA 50P, 4110DL, APEX DESTINY 6100,
4120XM, VISTA 20PSIA, VISTA 40, FA168C, 4110XM, 4140XM, VISTA 20SE, VISTA 15P, VISTA 10SE, VISTA 15, VISTA 20, VISTA 10P, FA148CP, VISTA 20P, VISTA 10,
ADT
Focus 128, Focus 75, Focus D32, Focus D50, Safewatch Pro, Safewatch Pro 2000, Safewatch Pro 3000, Safewatch Pro 3000EN
DSC
Partner P-48 (1555), Power 632 (1555MX), PC1565, PC1616, PC1832, PC1864, PC4010, PC4020CF, PC5015 (Power 832 also), PC4000, Power 432 (580), PC4020,
Power 864 (5020), PC1575, Power 832 (5010), Power 632 (1555)
FBI
XL-2P, XL-3, XL-4, XL-5, XL-20, OMNI 624, XL-2T
GE CADDX
NX8E, NX8E CF, Ranger 9000E, Ranger 9000, Ranger 8980E, Ranger 8600E, NX4, NX8, NX6
GE ITI
ADVENT, CONCORD EXPRESS, CONCORD
Moose
Z1200, Z1250, Z2000
Napco
GEM-P801, GEM-P1632, GEM-P800, XP-400, GEM-P9600, MA-3000, GEM-P816, XP-600, GEM-P3200
Radionics
D4412, D6412
Sentrol
ZX400