In this example, the customer will be reminded that it is time to replace the water filter. This particular water filter should be replaced every 6 months according to the manufacturer’s specifications. Adjust this time to meet the needs of your application. Every six months, on the first day of the month, starting at 6:00 pm , the keypad will display the reminder message and beep until the star button is pressed.
WHENEVER THE TIME IS 6:00 PM
AND THE DAY OF THE MONTH IS 1
AND THE MONTH IS A MULTIPLE OF 6 (to occur every 6 months)
THEN DISPLAY “Time To Replace Water Filter” IN Area One (Area 1) INDEFINITELY, (*) CLEARS, BEEP
This can also be useful for furnace filters, smoke detector batteries, etc.
This example demonstrates how a text message could be used to wish someone a Happy Birthday! Whenever “Mr. Jones” disarms the system on his birthday (May 15th in this example) the keypad will display “Happy Birthday Mr. Jones!” for 2 minutes (120 seconds). To add a personal element to the message, the M1 will play the family singing Happy Birthday, which was recorded as a custom voice message, using keypad menu 8, and then programmed into Miscellaneous 1 in ElkRP.
WHENEVER Area One (Area 1) STATE BECOMES DISARMED
AND THE LAST USER WAS Mr. Jones (User 1)
AND THE MONTH IS May
AND THE DAY OF THE MONTH IS 15
THEN DISPLAY “Happy Birthday Mr. Jones!” IN Area One (Area 1) FOR 120 SECONDS
THEN ANNOUNCE Miscellaneous 1 (vm239)
This could be used for anniversaries and other special occasions, as well.