VISTA® Control Panel
The high capacity, feature-rich VISTA-20P lets you deliver more value to your customers on each and every sale with up to 48 zones of protection, Internet uploading/downloading, graphic keypad support and dual partitions. VISTA-20P gives you the ability to send alarm signals and upload/download via an Internet Protocol (IP), improving the speed at which information can be delivered to and from the control panel. In addition, the VISTA-20P, used with an AlarmNet® Internet or 4G communicator can be installed in premises without TELCO lines. The panel’s installation advantages, innovative end-user benefits and robust system capacity make the value-priced VISTA-20P an ideal choice for higher end installations.


  • IP alarm reporting and uploading/ downloading capability for Internet and Intranet use via iGSMV4G, 7845i-ENT, GSMV4G or GSMX4G
  • Supports four graphic touchscreen keypads
  • Wireless keys can be programmed without using zones
  • Eight on-board hardwired zones standard (15 when Zone Doubling feature is used)

o    40 hardwire expansion zones

o    40 wireless expansion zones

  • Two low current on-board trigger outputs
  • 100 Event Log viewable at system keypads with time/date stamp
  • 48 system user codes assignable to either partition
  • Expandable to 48 total zones when used with hardwired and/or wireless expansion modules
  • Two independent partitions plus a common partition

o    Global Arming from any system keypad

o    Go to function to view or operate one partition from the other

o    Separate partition account numbers

  • 16 output devices

o    Relays (Model 4204 Relay Modules, or 4229 Expansion Module)

  • Four installer-configurable zone types allows the installer to create custom zone types by assigning all zone attributes
  • Supports four-wire and up to 16 two-wire smokes

o    Works with Sentrol CleanMe™ maintenance signal

  • Multiple actions on output devices depending on system state

o    Turns lights off when system arms

o    Turns the same light on when system disarms

o    Flashes same lights when system is in alarm

  • Built-in phone line cut monitor with programmable delay and annunciation options

o    Display on system keypads

o    Trigger local sounders

o    Trigger system bell

Security Dealer Features

  • Automatic System Load Shed

o    During extended AC power fail, the system battery will be disconnected to prevent irreversible battery failure. Reduces service calls to replace batteries.

  • Dynamic Signaling

o    Reduces redundant reporting to the central station when multiple reporting methods are used; i.e. digital dialer and AlarmNet radio

Valuable End-User Features

  • Viewable on system keypads:

o    Exit countdown

o    Time and date display*

o    Event log*

  • Auto keypad backlighting on entry
  • Keyswitch arming
  • Programmable macro buttons and single-button arming
  • Supports a variety of wireless remote controls for single-button operation
  • User Scheduling

o    Latchkey reports to pagers

o    Auto arm/disarm

o    “User access” time windows

  • VIP Module allows system control from any touchtone phone
  • Chime by zone

*Requires custom alpha keypad