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#Plug the PowerHorn into a different outlet. For testing purposes plug it into the same outlet as the security system console.  
 
#Plug the PowerHorn into a different outlet. For testing purposes plug it into the same outlet as the security system console.  
 
#The SH10A may not have heard the console send several repeated on and off signals.  This generally is what triggers the PowerHorn. You can manually do this by pressing the on and off button repeatedly until the siren sounds its alarm. So, if it was set to A2, you would press the A2 on and off buttons on your palm remote repeatedly until the SH10A starts up.  You then need to keep pressing the on and off buttons for it to keep making noise.
 
#The SH10A may not have heard the console send several repeated on and off signals.  This generally is what triggers the PowerHorn. You can manually do this by pressing the on and off button repeatedly until the siren sounds its alarm. So, if it was set to A2, you would press the A2 on and off buttons on your palm remote repeatedly until the SH10A starts up.  You then need to keep pressing the on and off buttons for it to keep making noise.
 
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#If you are using the SC1200 console, then the siren needs to be at the same House Code as the console, and one Unit Code higher. The console defaults to A1, so try A2 first.
 
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Revision as of 22:11, 6 February 2012

Question

Why is my PowerHorn silent?

Answer

If you have plugged in your PowerHorn siren and are finding that it is not alarming while your console is sounding its alarm try the steps below before contacting support.

  1. Plug the PowerHorn into a different outlet. For testing purposes plug it into the same outlet as the security system console.
  2. The SH10A may not have heard the console send several repeated on and off signals. This generally is what triggers the PowerHorn. You can manually do this by pressing the on and off button repeatedly until the siren sounds its alarm. So, if it was set to A2, you would press the A2 on and off buttons on your palm remote repeatedly until the SH10A starts up. You then need to keep pressing the on and off buttons for it to keep making noise.
  3. If you are using the SC1200 console, then the siren needs to be at the same House Code as the console, and one Unit Code higher. The console defaults to A1, so try A2 first.

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