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Scantronic 9651 Battery Replacement Advice Required Please!!

Discussion in 'Alarms, CCTV & Telephones' started by Kevin Whitelaw, 7 Mar 2021.

  1. Kevin Whitelaw

    Kevin Whitelaw

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    Hi all,

    Hoping someone can give me some advice on replacing a duff battery for a Scantronic 9651. Our control panel was doing the usual alert beeps with the unit low battery warning and we could not get it to stop beeping every 15-30 mins. This carried on until 4am this morning so I'd like to avoid another sleepless night especially with a child in the house!

    I've watched a video on taking out the old battery and replacing it which seems simple enough but if I'm one of the unlucky ones that has a system which requires an engineer reset, I'm stuffed as I don't know where to start with that. What would happen with my system if i can't do an engineer reset, does it just keep beeping and can't be shut off?

    I've read the other threads that mention short circuiting NVM reset pins etc but I have no electrical eng knowledge at all so I wouldn't know where to start with any of that!
     
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  3. Handymanjo

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    Changing battery is simple.
    Until you open lid you will not know if tamper reset is by engineer code.
    Open lid
    Disconnect faulty battery
    Replace with new battery either 2.8/3.2/7.0 ah battery
    Replace lid ensuring lid is fitted back on correctly
    User code to reset.
    If at this point it requires a engineer code ,then ask how to do stage 1 reset. This has been posted numerous times on here.
     
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