Chiming: The difference between a Trouble Chime and a Arm with delay chime ("Max" setting)?

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Arm w/Delay Chime

When the SH624 Security Remote Control is in the "Max" setting, the Arm button will effect the system to arm at the end of the 60 seconds of chiming.

This is also always true when using the Arm button on the console.

  • The Arm w/Delay Chime is a steady, single tone, ding, ding, ding...but can be confused at first with the Trouble Chime.


Trouble Chime

The slow steady "Trouble Chime" the console makes when trying to Arm the system from any device while an un-bypassed window or door sensor is open has a similar cadence, but has TWO tones, a high and low, ding dong, ding dong...


The other difference between the two is you'll see a steady LED light corresponding to a number in the "zones" panel for an open window or door during the trouble chime. It will continues until the system is disarmed and bypassed, while the delay-arm chime will last only 60 seconds before the sytem arms. Be aware of the setting on your remote : min or max.