ALARM SYSTEMS FAQ
How do you test your alarm system locally?
If you would like to verify that your Power, battery and siren are fully functioning, you can perform a local system test in the user menu section of your alarm system.
Press [*] followed by your 4 digit [master code] and press 
The panel will perform the following; activate the Siren, keypad buzzer and all keypad status lights for 2 seconds, test the backup battery and transmit a reporting code to the central station.
How do you program the time and date on a DSC system?
To Program Time and Date you will have to enter the user menu section of your alarm system.
Press [*]  and your [master code]. Now press  and enter the time and date using the following format [HH:MM] [MM/DD/YY].
Program the time using military standard, e.g., 8:00 pm = 20:00 hours. Press [#] twice to exit.