This kit would be good for someone who is going to use mainly wireless zones and is comfortable programming a 5501 style keypad. This RFK5501 has a wireless receiver built into the keypad, while the PC 1616 panel has room for 6 hardwired zones on board. The full kit includes:
1 – DSC PC1616 Control Panel with metal enclosure(no lock and key for enclosure), which features:
- 6 on-board zones
- Expandable to 16 hardwired zones
- Expandable to 32 wireless zones
- 2 Partitions
- 48 User codes
1 – RFK5501 icon keypad
1 – DSC LC-100-PI motion detector with pet immunity up to appx. 50 pounds
1 – 15 watt indoor siren, as it appears in main photo
1 – 12 VDC 4 AH back-up system battery
1 – 16 VAC, 40 VA plug-in transformer
1 – Telephone block
1 – WS4939 4 button wireless keyfob
This system can be set-up for professional monitoring using a standard phone line or cell towers(additional hardware needed for cell). It can also report to your smartphone using the EVL-4 internet modules. Check our Security Course for full set-up and programming instructions.
Please keep in mind that this metal enclosure is the smaller variety without pre-drilled holes on the side of the enclosure. If you are planning on using an EVL-4 module, zone expander or other small circuit board mounted on the side, you’ll have to mark and drill the holes yourself.