INSTALLATION MANUAL

Connecting to your Texecom alarm

Before you begin... Please note that the alarm panel is not the keypad. Alarm panels are typically installed in a hidden location in the home such as a cupboard or basement. 

Step 1

Locate your alarm panel. 

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Step 2

Unbox your Olarm PRO. 

The Olarm PRO box includes the following:

  • 1x Olarm PRO device
  • 1x Connector cable
  • 1x Drill hole template and LED colour legend
  • 2x Screws and wall plugs 
  • 1x External antenna (selected Olarm PRO models only)
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Step 3

Download the Olarm mobile app and register your device. 

Search for "Olarm" in your App store.

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Step 4

Configure the alarm system. 

On the Texecom keypad, enter the commands below to link the alarm panel with the Olarm PRO device:

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Step 5

Connect the serial plug. 

Plug the 5-pin white plug on the Olarm PRO hookup cable into the port marked “COM 1“ on the alarm panel and the 4-pin side of the cable to the port marked “Universal / Texecom“ on the Olarm PRO.

Step 6

Turn the alarm panel back on.

Step 7

Check your Olarm PRO’s status. 

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Step 8

Mount your device. 

Mount your device using the screws and drill template provided.

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We suggest mounting the Olarm PRO device on a wall or on the outside of the alarm panel. Please do NOT mount the Olarm PRO inside the alarm box or near any other radio equiprment as it will reduce the signal strength and result in your device not functioning correctly.

Troubleshooting

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If your device LED remains flashing GREEN for more than 3 minutes 

Please check the connection between the Olarm PRO and the alarm panel.

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If your device LED is RED

Please check the connection between the Olarm PRO and the alarm panel.

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If your device LED is ORANGE

Please ensure that the Olarm PRO is located in an area with good Vodacom and/or MTN signal strength. If it is not, please ensure that your device is connected to Wifi using the wizard inside the Olarm app.

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If your device LED is not coming on

Please check the connection between the Olarm PRO and the alarm panel and that the alarm panel is connected to power.

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If your device LED remains PURPLE for more than 15 minutes

Please contact Olarm Support – support@olarm.co.za

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