LIMITED WARRANTY
Digital Security Controls Ltd. warrants that for a period of twelve months from the date of purchase, the product
shall be free of defect in materials and workmanship under normal use and that in fulfilment of any breach of
such warranty, Digital Security Controls Ltd. shall, at its option, repair or replace the defective equipment upon
return of the equipment to its repair depot. This warranty applies only to defects in parts and workmanship and
not to damage incurred in shipping or handling, or damage due to causes beyond the control of Digital Security
Controls Ltd. such as lightning, excessive voltage, mechanical shock, water damage, or damage arising out
of abuse, alteration or improper application of the equipment.
The foregoing warranty shall apply only to the original buyer, and is and shall be in lieu of any and all other
warranties, whether expressed or implied and of all other obligations or liabilities on the part of Digital Security
Controls Ltd. This warranty contains the entire warranty. Digital Security Controls Ltd. neither assumes, nor
authorizes any other person purporting to act on its behalf to modify or to change this warranty, nor to assume
for it any other warranty or liability concerning this product.
In no event shall Digital Security Controls Ltd. be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss
of anticipated profits, loss of time or any other losses incurred by the buyer in connection with the purchase,
installation or operation or failure of this product.
WARNING: Digital Security Controls Ltd. recommends that the entire system be completely tested on a
regular basis. However, despite frequent testing, and due to, but not limited to, criminal tampering or
electrical disruption, it is possible for this product to fail to perform as expected.
FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
CAUTION: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Digital Security Controls Ltd. could void your authority to use
this equipment.
This equipment generates and uses radio frequency energy and if not installed and used properly, in strict accordance with the
manufacturer’s instructions, may cause interference to radio and television reception. It has been type tested and found to comply
with the limits for Class B device in accordance with the specifications in Subpart “B” of Part 15 of FCC Rules, which are
designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference in any residential installation. However, there is no guarantee
that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause interference to television or radio
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
• Re-orient the receiving antenna
• Relocate the alarm control with respect to the receiver
• Move the alarm control away from the receiver
• Connect the alarm control into a different outlet so that alarm control and receiver are on different circuits.
If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. The user may
find the following booklet prepared by the FCC useful: “How to Identify and Resolve Radio/Television Interference Problems”. This
booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. 20402, Stock # 004-000-00345-4.
PC5400
Printer Module v3.0TAFNZ
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Introduction
Installation
Features
Allows compatible control panels to be connected
to a local serial printer.
Mounting the Cabinet
When mounting a new cabinet for the PC5400,
select a dry location close to where the serial
printer will be located.
Module Specifications
• 4-wire (QUAD) hook-up to keybus
• Normal current draw of 35mA
• Tamper and Trouble reporting codes
• Maximum cable length: 200 feet (61 meters)
PC5400 connected to a serial printer
• True RS-232 technology
• DTR protocal
• Four baud rates: 300, 1200, 2400 or 4800
Compatible Products
• PC580
• PC1555
• PC1575
• PC5010
• PC5015
• PC5020
To mount the PC5400:
1. Press the four white circuit board stand-offs
into the raised mounting holes from the back
of the cabinet.
2. Hold the cabinet in position and pull the wires
into the cabinet.
3. Mount the cabinet securely to the wall using
the mounting screws provided. Use the
appropriate wall anchors when securing the
panel to the drywall, plaster, concrete, brick or
other similar surfaces.
4. With the cabinet mounted press the PC5400
module into the stand-offs.
Wiring
Refer to the Hook-up Diagram included in this
manual.
RED, BLK, YEL and GRN Terminals
Connect the RED, BLK, YEL and GRN terminals to
the RED, BLK, YEL and GRN terminals on the
control panel. Refer to the control panel
Installation Manual for complete instructions on
keybus wiring.
T1 and T2
Connect T1 and T2 to a normally closed switch
that will be used to monitor tampers. If no tamper
switch is desired place a wire between T1 and T2.
© 2000 Digital Security Controls Ltd.
Toronto, Canada
1-8OO-387-363O • www.dsc.com
Printed in Canada 29005747 R001
• W A R N I N G •
Please refer to the System Installation Manual for information on limitations regarding product
use and function and information on the limitations as to liability of the manufacturer.
PC5400 Hookup Diagram
PC5400 Programming
If you will be connecting the PC5400 to a PC580,
PC1555, PC1575, PC5010, PC5015 or PC5020
control panel, access the PC5400 programming
sections at a system keypad by entering
[*][8][Installer's Code][801]. Then enter the 2-digit
number of the section you want to program.
Section [01], Option [1] ............... Printer Enable/
Disable
Enables the module for use with a serial printer.
Section [01], Option [2] ............... Handshake
Enable/Disable
Enables a handshake with the printer.
Section [01], Option [3] ............... Printer
Columns
Program the number of columns appropriate for
the printer.
Section [01], Options [4] to [7] ... Baud Rate
Program the baud rate the PC5400 module will
use to communicate with the serial printer. The
baud rate is the speed at which information will be
transmitted from the PC5400 module to the serial
printer. There are four different baud rates
available. If you are experiencing problems with
missing characters, try lowering the baud rate.
Section [01], Option [8] ............... Clock display
Program how the clock displays the time.
Section [05] .................................. Printer
Language Selection
The default language is English. You can program
the module for French, Spanish or Swedish.
NOTE: If some characters do not print
correctly, try changing the character set your
printer uses.
Not Used
[01]
Printer Configuration
Default
[05]
Option
OFF
I____I
ON
I____I
OFF
I____I
OFF
I____I
OFF
I____I
ON
I____I
OFF
I____I
OFF
I____I
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Option ON
Option OFF
Printer Enabled
Printer Disabled
Handshake from Printer (DTR)
No Handshake
80 Column Printer
40 Column Printer
300 Baud enabled
300 Baud disabled
1200 Baud enabled
1200 Baud disabled
2400 Baud enabled
2400 Baud disabled
4800 Baud enabled
4800 Baud disabled
Local clock displays 24hr time
Local clock displays AM/PM
Language Selection
Default
01
I____I____I
Printer Language
01
02
03
04
..................
..................
..................
..................
English
French
Spanish
Swedish
PC5400 Hookup Diagram
PC5400 Programming
If you will be connecting the PC5400 to a PC580,
PC1555, PC1575, PC5010, PC5015 or PC5020
control panel, access the PC5400 programming
sections at a system keypad by entering
[*][8][Installer's Code][801]. Then enter the 2-digit
number of the section you want to program.
Section [01], Option [1] ............... Printer Enable/
Disable
Enables the module for use with a serial printer.
Section [01], Option [2] ............... Handshake
Enable/Disable
Enables a handshake with the printer.
Section [01], Option [3] ............... Printer
Columns
Program the number of columns appropriate for
the printer.
Section [01], Options [4] to [7] ... Baud Rate
Program the baud rate the PC5400 module will
use to communicate with the serial printer. The
baud rate is the speed at which information will be
transmitted from the PC5400 module to the serial
printer. There are four different baud rates
available. If you are experiencing problems with
missing characters, try lowering the baud rate.
Section [01], Option [8] ............... Clock display
Program how the clock displays the time.
Section [05] .................................. Printer
Language Selection
The default language is English. You can program
the module for French, Spanish or Swedish.
NOTE: If some characters do not print
correctly, try changing the character set your
printer uses.
Not Used
[01]
Printer Configuration
Default
[05]
Option
OFF
I____I
ON
I____I
OFF
I____I
OFF
I____I
OFF
I____I
ON
I____I
OFF
I____I
OFF
I____I
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Option ON
Option OFF
Printer Enabled
Printer Disabled
Handshake from Printer (DTR)
No Handshake
80 Column Printer
40 Column Printer
300 Baud enabled
300 Baud disabled
1200 Baud enabled
1200 Baud disabled
2400 Baud enabled
2400 Baud disabled
4800 Baud enabled
4800 Baud disabled
Local clock displays 24hr time
Local clock displays AM/PM
Language Selection
Default
01
I____I____I
Printer Language
01
02
03
04
..................
..................
..................
..................
English
French
Spanish
Swedish
LIMITED WARRANTY
Digital Security Controls Ltd. warrants that for a period of twelve months from the date of purchase, the product
shall be free of defect in materials and workmanship under normal use and that in fulfilment of any breach of
such warranty, Digital Security Controls Ltd. shall, at its option, repair or replace the defective equipment upon
return of the equipment to its repair depot. This warranty applies only to defects in parts and workmanship and
not to damage incurred in shipping or handling, or damage due to causes beyond the control of Digital Security
Controls Ltd. such as lightning, excessive voltage, mechanical shock, water damage, or damage arising out
of abuse, alteration or improper application of the equipment.
The foregoing warranty shall apply only to the original buyer, and is and shall be in lieu of any and all other
warranties, whether expressed or implied and of all other obligations or liabilities on the part of Digital Security
Controls Ltd. This warranty contains the entire warranty. Digital Security Controls Ltd. neither assumes, nor
authorizes any other person purporting to act on its behalf to modify or to change this warranty, nor to assume
for it any other warranty or liability concerning this product.
In no event shall Digital Security Controls Ltd. be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss
of anticipated profits, loss of time or any other losses incurred by the buyer in connection with the purchase,
installation or operation or failure of this product.
WARNING: Digital Security Controls Ltd. recommends that the entire system be completely tested on a
regular basis. However, despite frequent testing, and due to, but not limited to, criminal tampering or
electrical disruption, it is possible for this product to fail to perform as expected.
FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
CAUTION: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Digital Security Controls Ltd. could void your authority to use
this equipment.
This equipment generates and uses radio frequency energy and if not installed and used properly, in strict accordance with the
manufacturer’s instructions, may cause interference to radio and television reception. It has been type tested and found to comply
with the limits for Class B device in accordance with the specifications in Subpart “B” of Part 15 of FCC Rules, which are
designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference in any residential installation. However, there is no guarantee
that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause interference to television or radio
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
• Re-orient the receiving antenna
• Relocate the alarm control with respect to the receiver
• Move the alarm control away from the receiver
• Connect the alarm control into a different outlet so that alarm control and receiver are on different circuits.
If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. The user may
find the following booklet prepared by the FCC useful: “How to Identify and Resolve Radio/Television Interference Problems”. This
booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. 20402, Stock # 004-000-00345-4.
PC5400
Printer Module v3.0TAFNZ
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Introduction
Installation
Features
Allows compatible control panels to be connected
to a local serial printer.
Mounting the Cabinet
When mounting a new cabinet for the PC5400,
select a dry location close to where the serial
printer will be located.
Module Specifications
• 4-wire (QUAD) hook-up to keybus
• Normal current draw of 35mA
• Tamper and Trouble reporting codes
• Maximum cable length: 200 feet (61 meters)
PC5400 connected to a serial printer
• True RS-232 technology
• DTR protocal
• Four baud rates: 300, 1200, 2400 or 4800
Compatible Products
• PC580
• PC1555
• PC1575
• PC5010
• PC5015
• PC5020
To mount the PC5400:
1. Press the four white circuit board stand-offs
into the raised mounting holes from the back
of the cabinet.
2. Hold the cabinet in position and pull the wires
into the cabinet.
3. Mount the cabinet securely to the wall using
the mounting screws provided. Use the
appropriate wall anchors when securing the
panel to the drywall, plaster, concrete, brick or
other similar surfaces.
4. With the cabinet mounted press the PC5400
module into the stand-offs.
Wiring
Refer to the Hook-up Diagram included in this
manual.
RED, BLK, YEL and GRN Terminals
Connect the RED, BLK, YEL and GRN terminals to
the RED, BLK, YEL and GRN terminals on the
control panel. Refer to the control panel
Installation Manual for complete instructions on
keybus wiring.
T1 and T2
Connect T1 and T2 to a normally closed switch
that will be used to monitor tampers. If no tamper
switch is desired place a wire between T1 and T2.
© 2000 Digital Security Controls Ltd.
Toronto, Canada
1-8OO-387-363O • www.dsc.com
Printed in Canada 29005747 R001
• W A R N I N G •
Please refer to the System Installation Manual for information on limitations regarding product
use and function and information on the limitations as to liability of the manufacturer.