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Ness Security Products release new backlit illuminated security keypad

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New modern keypad with backlit rubber keys and illuminated system buttons from Ness Security Products .

The ECO8x keypad also features programmable Fire and Medical buttons for monitored systems and dual button Panic Alarm. Up to three keypads can be fitted.

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As a member of the Ness control panel family, ECO8x has the most commonly used and requested options including 8 alarm zones, fully flexible zone to output mapping, two area operation, programmable Home Mode, programmable auxiliary outputs, programmable Day Zones including Temporary Day Zones with Chime, Double Trigger zones, adjustable Vibration Sensitivity for each zone and much more.

Wireless options

ECO8x can be enhanced with optional Ness radio devices such as Radio PIRs and Radio Reed Switches for easy to install wireless detection. Three or four button Radio Keys can add the convenience of remote arming, disarming, panic or even the facility to open an electric garage door or operate lighting.

Monitoring Ready ECO8x is fully monitoring capable and ready for back-to-base monitoring and can also call a mobile phone and speak an audible alarm message.      

Main Software Features

  • 15 user codes can be assigned to 3 to 6 digits PIN codes with keypad options including Area assignment, Arm Only options, Code Only arming and much more.
  • Two button arming feature.
  • Keypad Fire and Medical buttons.
  • Input to output mapping.
  • Programmable 2 area partitioning with overlapping of zones allowed.
  • Programmable sensitivity for vibration sensors - zone by zone basis.
  • Programmable Long Response times for zones (1sec or 3sec).
  • Home mode and Day Zone feature.
  • Temporary Day Zone feature for Day Zone setup “On the fly”.
  • Unique keypad Chime in day Mode for use as a "door minder".
  • Single or double trigger option on a zone-by-zone basis.
  • Supports up to 14 Radio Keys.
  • Uses NessComms up/download software package
  • Programmable siren/reset lockout.
  • 30 event memory from keypad
  • Siren chirp/strobe flash on radio key arming.
  • Quiet chirps on Arm / Disarm option.
  • Standard defaults to suit most applications.

Main Hardware Features:

  • 8 fully programmable zones.
  • End Of Line supervision 2K2 or 3K3 programmable.
  • Supports up to 3 remote ECO8x Keypads.
  • Plug-in Radio Interface supports any Ness radio device
  • Listen pins allow the installer to diagnose dialler tones on site.
  • True dynamic battery test hourly.
  • 2 programmable auxiliary outputs.
  • Automatic resetting fuses on all outputs.
  • Optional latching or momentary keyswitch arming option.
  • Complies with all relevant Australian and CE standards. 


  • Full remote upload/download by PC and modem using NessComms software.
  • Contact ID Format for central station monitoring.
  • Audible voice format speaks "Alarm Alarm Alarm" message.
  • Two 14 digit phone numbers.
  • Phone line monitoring (activates output).
  • Fail To Communicate monitoring (activates output).
  • Automatic Test calls at programmable intervals.
  • Installer's diagnostic Listen-In To Dialler option via speaker output.
  • Pulse or DTMF dialling.
  • True dial tone detection.  

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