Security system

  • US 5,805,064 A
  • Filed: 12/30/1996
  • Issued: 09/08/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/04/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A security control system, comprising:

  • a) sensor devices;

    b) an entry keypad comprising both dedicated and numeric keys;

    c) a microcontroller; and

    d) a pseudo alphanumeric display to display system status wherein said pseudo alphanumeric display is not generated by a microcontroller, wherein said pseudo alphanumeric display prompts the user for keypad input to effectuate a desired result;

    where the system has a plurality of states, said states corresponding to a system status displayed on said pseudo alphanumeric display, wherein any said state may directly transition to any other said state; and

    wherein said states comprise an off state, an instant on state, a delayed on state, a motion detect state, a door chime state, a zone on state and a test state.

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