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I have a Lynx system with a 5828 wireless keypad that I have connected a 5v transformer to it to keep the keypad lit always. The keypad does not stay lit always and it keeps going to sleep after 10 seconds. Is there something else besides connecting a transformer to it to keep it lit always. Thanks for your help!!

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It sounds like your 5V transformer isn't working. It could be the outlet it is plugged into isn't working, or the outlet is on a light switch that is turned off, or there is a problem with the keypad itself. The user manual says:

"AC-Powered Operation: When powered by the
optional AC adapter, the keypad remains active at all
times. If AC power is lost, the keypad reverts to
battery-powered operation until AC power is restored
On AC powered units you can get the status by viewing
the display."

The only way I know of to keep it active is by using the transformer.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

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