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Automotive Security
Owner’s
Manual
Model: PLUS-4900
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Note: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modifications
to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
For Technical Assistance, please call (800) 638-3600,
or visit www.magnadyne.com
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Congratulations on your purchase of a quality Carbine automotive security system. Carbine security
products are technologically superior and have been designed to provide you with years of trouble
free operation.
The information enclosed will provide a ready reference of the operation and maintenance of your
new Carbine security system. Please take a moment to read through this manual fully before use.
Contents
Transmitter Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-2
Alarm Status Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-4
System Arming / Disarming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-6
Panic Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Valet Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-7
Speciality Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-8
Anti-Car Jacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Transmitter Operation
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Transmitter Operation
Transmitter Button
System Function
Remark
Lock Doors & Arms System
Press and Release
-
Arm and Delete the Internal Shock
Sensor and Optional External Sensor
Press Twice within 3 Seconds
-
Arm System with
Hidden Alarm Function
Press within 3 Seconds
Car Locator
System Must be Armed for 30
seconds or longer
Panic Function
Press and Hold for 3 seconds.
+
Silent Arming/Disarming
Ignition in “OFF” Position
+
Active Manual Anti-Car Jacking Mode
Ignition in “ON” Position,
Press and Hold for 2 Seconds
Unlock Doors & Disarm System
Press and Release
Two Step Door Unlock and
Disarm System
Press Twice within 3 Seconds
Trunk Release - Channel 3
Press and Hold for 1.5 Seconds
Passive Arming Bypass
Press While the System
is in “Disarmed” Mode
-
Channel #4 Output
Only when Black/White wire
is Programmed for CH4 Output
+
Enter Valet Mode by Remote
Push both Together
+
Exit Valet Mode by Remote
Push both together
-
-
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LED Indicator
LED
OFF
Function
System is Disarmed
Slow Flashing
System is Armed
Fast Flashing
System in Automatic Arming
1 Flash Every 5 Seconds
System in Valet Mode (When Ignition Key Off)
2 Flashes - Pause
Zone 2, Trigger on Trunk/Hook
3 Flashes - Pause
Zone 3, Trigger on Door Switch
4 Flashes - Pause
Zone 4, Trigger on Shock Sensor
5 Flashes - Pause
Zone 5, Trigger on Ignition Switch
Parking Light Indicators
Flash
1 Flash
Function
System is Armed
2 Flashes
System is Disarmed
3 Flashes
Disarmed / Triggered
3 or 6 Flashes
Progressive Car Finder
Chirp Indicators
3
Chirp
1 Chirp
Function
System is Armed
2 Chirps
System is Disarmed
3 Chirps
System is Armed with Ajar Warning
4 Chirps
System is Disarmed with Tamper Warning
2,3,6 Chirps
Progressive Car Finder
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System Characteristics
Siren/Horn
Parking
Light
LED
Doors
Starter
1 or 3 Chirps
1 Flash
Slow Flash
Locking
Disabled
(Option)
2. Disarming 2 or 4 Chirps
2 or 3
Flashes
3. Trigger
Alarming
Flashes
4. Panic
Alarming
Flashes
5.Car
Jacking
Alarming
Flashes
1. Arming
6.Car
Locator
Turns on for
30 Seconds
Unlocking
Slow Flash
Dome Light
Disabled
(Option)
Flashes
Flashes
Disabled
(Option)
Flashes
2,3,6 Chirps 3,6 Flashes
Manual Lock/Arm
1. Press the button on the transmitter.
2. The siren will chirp once and parking lights will flash once indicating that the system is now
armed. The vehicle doors will lock upon arming if the door locks have been connected the
security system.
Door Ajar Warning:
Upon arming, if the siren sounds a second single chirp, then you have left a door, trunk, or hood lid
ajar.
Silent Arming/Disarming
Press the transmitter and button at the same time to arm or disarm your security system. No
chirp sound will be heard. The arm/disarm confirmation will be through the vehicle’s parking
lights only.
Remote All Sensor Bypass
Press the button on the transmitter two times within 3 seconds. This will arm the security
system and bypass the internal shock sensor and any optional external sensor. The system will
chirp one additional time to confirm the sensor Bypass Mode was activated. The sensor bypass
feature is programmed to activate for one arming cycle only. The security system will return to
normal operation during the next arming cycle.
Hidden Alarm Function
Press the
button first, within 3 seconds press the
button to activate the hidden alarm
function. The security system will arm, but the siren / horn will be silenced even if the sensor is
triggered in the armed status.
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Automatic Arming
Manual arming/disarming is controlling your security system via the remote transmitter. This
security system is equipped with an optional Automatic Arming feature which allows the security
system to arm 45 seconds after the last door is closed. Operation is as follows:
1. Turn the ignition to the “OFF” position and exit the vehicle.
2. After all entrances are closed, the security system LED will flash fast for 45 seconds. If you
reopen any protected Door, Hood orTrunk, the security system LED will stop flashing. It will
begin flashing again once the vehicle’s entrances are closed.
3. After the 45-second timer has elapsed, the security system will automatically “ARM”. The
siren/horn will chirp once, and the parking lights will flash once.
Automatic Arming with Automatic Door Locking (Programmable)
The vehicle doors will automatically lock after the automatic arming cycle has been completed.
Automatic Arming Bypass
While the system is in Disarmed Mode, press the
button twice. The horn/siren will respond
with one chirp and the LED will turn “ON”. The security system will remain in this mode for as
long as you wish. To exit this mode press the or buttons and the system will return to normal
status.
Manual Un-Lock / Disarm
1. Press the button on the transmitter.
2. The siren will chirp twice and parking lights will flash twice indicating that the system is now
disarmed. The vehicle door will unlock and the dome light will turn on for 30 seconds upon
disarming if these items are connected to the security system.
Tamper Disarming
If the security system had been previously triggered, upon disarm the siren will chirp 4 times and
the parking lights will flash 3 times.
Pathway Illumination
This optional feature turns the parking lights “ON” for 30 seconds upon a unlock signal and for 10
seconds upon the lock signal.
Two Step Door Unlock
This optional feature will unlock only the driver’s door upon disarming the security system.
Pushing the
button a second time within 3 seconds will unlock the remianing doors.
Automatic Rearm
If this optional feature is selected, the security system will automatically rearm itself within 60
seconds after disarming with the remote transmitter. Automatic rearm will cancel if any door is
opened before the 60 second timer is up.
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Disarming without a Transmitter
The override procedure may be used if the remote transmitter is lost or inoperative.
1. Enter the vehicle and turn the ignition switch to “ON” position (alarm will sound).
2. Within 10 seconds push the valet switch. The alarm will stop sounding and enter disarm Mode.
You can now start and operate the vehicle normally.
Panic Feature
The transmitter can be used as a remote panic switch to manually trigger the alarm system in
case of an emergency.
1. Press and hold the
button for 3 seconds to enter the Panic Mode (horn/siren will start to
sound and parking lights will flash).
2. While in Panic Mode the transmitter and buttons can be used to lock and unlock the door
(if that option is installed). However, if the
button is pressed, the vehicle’s starter disable
device (when installed) will be disabled, allowing the vehicle to start.
3. To turn off the panic function, press and hold the
button again for 3 seconds or press and
release the
or buttons.
4. If the panic function is not turned off by the transmitter, it will turn off and reset itself after 30
seconds.
Manual Valet Mode
Manual valet mode allows you to bypass all alarm functions eliminating the need to hand your
transmitter to parking attendants or garage mechanics. This mode is also a necessity if your
transmitters become in-operable. When the system is in Valet Mode, all alarm functions are off.
However, the remote panic feature and remote door locks remain operational. To enter the Manual
Valet Mode, the system must first be disarmed either by using your remote transmitter, or by
operating the manual override sequence.
Enter Valet Mode
1. When in Disarmed Mode, turn the ignition to the “ON” position.
2. Push and hold the valet switch for 2 seconds. The LED will be on solid.
Turn off the igntiion key and the LED will flash every 5 seconds as long as
the unit is in the Valet Mode.
Hold 2 Seconds
Exit Valet Mode
1. To return to normal operation, turn “ON” ignition (LED will be on solid).
2. Push and hold valet switch for 2 seconds. The LED will be off, indicating the system has now
exited the Valet Mode.
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RF Valet Mode
RF valet mode provides the same functions as manual valet mode but allows you to enter and exit
the valet mode using the remote transmitter. When the system is in Valet Mode, all alarm
functions and remote start functions are off. However, the remote panic feature and remote door
locks remain operational. To enter/exit the RF Valet Mode, repeat the following procedures.
Enter Valet Mode
1. In disarmed mode, open the drivers door.
2. Push and hold the and transmitter buttons until the door locks cycle “Lock then Unlock”.
The LED will flash every 5 seconds to indicate that the unit is in the Valet Mode. When the
ignition key is on, the LED will be on solid.
Exit Valet Mode
1. In disarmed mode, open the drivers door.
2. Push and hold the and
transmitter buttons until the door locks cycle “Lock then Unlock”.
The LED will stop flashing every 5 seconds to indicate that the unit is out of the Valet Mode.
Domelight Supervision
The Security System has a unique optional feature for using your vehicle’s dome light:
1. Upon disarming the vehicles security system, the interior dome light will remain on for 30
seconds to illuminate the interior.
2. If the security system is triggered, the dome light will flash for the same duration as the parking
lights.
Note: Turning “ON” the ignition switch or arm the system will turn off the dome light prior to the
30 second timer.
Ignition Key Controlled Door Lock/Un-Lock
If the vehicles door lock system has been connected to the security system, the system will
automatically lock the doors 3 seconds after the ignition switch is turned “ON”, and unlock the
doors when ignition key is turned “OFF”. Note: If a vehicle door is open, the doors will not lock.
Channel #3 Trunk Release Output
Press and hold the
button for 1.5 seconds to activate the trunk release (Channel 3 output)
and/or any other devices connected.
Channel #4 Output
- buttons together to activate the Channel 4 output. Channel 4 is a pulse output.
Press the
Note: This function is only available when the Black/White wire is programmed to operate as the
CH #4 output.
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Progressive Remote Vehicle Locator System
Note: The remote vehicle location system is active 30 seconds after the alarm is armed.
1. Press the
button to active the vehicle locator system. The horn/siren will beep 2 times and
the parking lights will flash 3 times. This operation will repeat a second time.
2. Press the
button again within 30 seconds. The horn/siren will beep 3 times and the parking
lights will flash 3 times. This operation will repeat a second time.
3. Press the
button again within 30 seconds. The horn/siren will beep 6 times and the parking
lights will flash 6 times.
Anti-Carjacking Feature
Warning: This security system has an anti-car jacking feature. Its default setting is “OFF”. So be
sure to enable this feature if you feel it is needed.
Manual Anti-Car Jacking
1. Press and hold the transmitter
and
buttons at the same time for 2 seconds while the
vehicle’s ignition is “ON”. The parking lights will turn on for 1.5 seconds to indicate the system
has entered the Anti-Car Jacking Mode.
2. Once the system is armed in the Anti-Car Jacking Mode, the system will trigger when the door
is opened and closed while the ignition is “ON”.
Automatic Anti-Car Jacking
1. Turn the ignition switch to the “ON” position, and the system will enter the Anti-Car Jacking
Mode.
2. Once the system is armed in the Anti-Car Jacking Mode, the system will trigger when the door
is opened and closed while the ignition is “ON”.
Warning ! If any protected entrance (Drivers door, Passengers door, Trunk, Etc) is open at the
time the ignition key is turned to the “ON”, the 50 second timer will start counting down after
the last protected entrance is closed. To prevent this, make sure that ALL protected entrances
are closed before turning on the ignition key.
When the Anti-Car Jacking Feature is Triggered
A. 50 seconds after the system has been triggered. The siren will start chirping for 15 seconds.
B. During this 15 second period of chirping, you can push the valet switch once to turn off the car
jacking feature.
C. 65 seconds after the system has been triggered. The siren starts sounding and the parking
lights start flashing.
D. 90 seconds after the system has been triggered:
1. The siren will still be sounding and the parking lights flashing.
2. The starter disable will activate to prevent the vehicle from starting.
3. Anti-Car Jacking Mode will remain active until the override procedure is performed or the
vehicle's battery power is exhausted.
Override the System to Turn Off Anti-Car Jacking
Turn the ignition switch from OFF to ON, and within 10 seconds push the valet switch. The siren
will stop sounding and the security system is now disarmed.
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Replacement Transmitters
DESCRIPTION
TRANSMITTERS
1-Way Remote for the PLUS4900
Security System
MODEL #
$ PRICE
CA-RF49
59.95 ea.
MODEL #
$ PRICE
CR2032
3.95 ea
Replacement Batteries
REPLACEMENT BATTERIES
DESCRIPTION
3 Volt Lithium Battery for the PLUS4900
transmitter
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Replacement Parts Order Form
Credit Card or Money Order Only
(Sorry No Cash, C.O.D. or personal checks accepted)
Call: (310) 884-7777 Fax: (310) 637-9542
Mail to: Magnadyne Corporation
ATTN: Consumer Parts Sales
P.O. Box 5365
Carson, CA 90749-5365
SHIP TO: (No P.O. Boxes)
LAST NAME
FIRST NAME
INITIAL
STREET ADDRESS
ADDITIONAL ADDRESS
ADDITIONAL ADDRESS
CITY
STATE
ZIP CODE
DAY TIME PHONE NUMBER
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
VISA
MC
CREDIT CARD N0.
EXPIRATION DATE
CARD HOLDER’S LAST NAME
FIRST NAME
INITIAL
STREET ADDRESS
CITY
STATE
PART #
DESCRIPTION
Shipping and Handling
Up to $20.00
20.01 to 30.00
30.01 to 45.00
45.01 to 70.00
Over 70.01
$5.00
5.95
6.50
6.95
7.95
QTY.
ZIP CODE
PRICE EACH
TOTAL
Sales Subtotal = ________ . ______
California Residents Add Sales Tax = ________ . ______
Shipping and Handling (See Chart) = ________ . ______
TOTAL = ________ . ______
On regular orders please allow 4-5 weeks for delivery.
Please give a shipping address where this order may be delivered between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm weekdays.
If UPS is unable to deliver, your order will be returned and additional shipping charges will be required.
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Limited Lifetime Warranty
Magnadyne Corporation or its authorized agents will, for the life of the vehicle and to the original
purchaser, repair, replace or refund the retail sales price of said product or any part thereof, at the
option of the Magnadyne Corporation or its authorized agents, if said product or part is found
defective in materials or workmanship, when properly connected and operating on the correct
power requirements designated for the specific product. This warranty and Magnadyne Corporation
or its authorized agents obligations, hereunder do not apply where the product was: damaged while
in the possession of the consumer, subjected to unreasonable or unintended use, not reasonably
maintained, utilized in commercial or industrial operation, or serviced by anyone other than
Magnadyne Corporation or its authorized agent, or where the warning seal on the product is broken
or the power plugs or wires are detached from the unit. Magnadyne Corporation or any of its
authorized agents do not assume any labor costs for the removal and reinstallation of any product
found to be defective, or the cost of transportation to Magnadyne Corporation or its authorized
agents. Such costs are the sole responsibility of the purchaser.
This warranty does not cover the cabinet, appearance items, normal wear and tear or accessories
used in connection with the product resulting from improper installation, alteration, accident,
misuse, abuse or acts of nature.
This Limited Life Time Warranty applies only to the receiver section of the security system. Neither
the siren, transmitters, wire harness or any accessory item added to or used with a Remote Mobile
security system are covered by this Limited Life Time Warranty. Sirens, transmitters, wire harness
or any accessory item are covered by our standard 12 month limited warranty.
Magnadyne Corporation or its authorized agents shall not be liable to anyone for consequential
or incidental damages or claims that may arise due to failure of product to operate properly
except those accorded by law. Magnadyne's or its authorized agents liability to the repair,
replacement of the product as stated above if all conditions of the warranty are met. No
expressed warranty or implied warranty is given except those set forth herein. Magnadyne does
not warrant or guarantee against break in damage or the theft of the vehicle in part or whole, or
against the loss or damage to the contents of any vehicle in which a security system is installed.
Magnadyne security systems are only a deterrent against possible theft.
This warranty extends only to the original purchaser of the product and for the vehicle in which it
was originally installed. This warranty is not transferable or assignable to any person or vehicle.
Defective merchandise should be returned to the original point of purchase or secondly to
Magnadyne Corporation, 1111 W. Victoria Street, Compton, CA 90220. A return authorization must
be obtained before sending, or merchandise may be refused.
© Copyright 2009 Magnadyne Corporation
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