Simplex 4010 Programming

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Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:46 pm

Hi, this is my first post so please bear with me.
So I have a Simplex 4010 panel that I have had for about 5 years but haven't done much with it and I want to delete the old missing devices from the former system to try to get the system back to normal. When ever I go to save the configuration in programming the LCD will display "SAVE NOT ALLOWED-NETWORK/DACT CONFIGURED". I have no clue as to what that means. I do have a DACT card in the panel but I have no use for it so I may want to remove it. Any help with this issue would be much appreciated. If anyone needs proof that this is a legit demo system I will gladly send you some pictures of the panel to verify.
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Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:17 am

A picture or two would be helpful. Be aware that uploading pictures as attachments is not working. Pictures have to be hosted elsewhere and linked. I went to the YouTube channel name given and found no content. While we sometimes give advice on active systems, we have to know what we are dealing with so we can give the appropriate information.

On the notice reading "SAVE NOT ALLOWED-NETWORK/DACT CONFIGURED", those two cards require files that are not present in the system if programmed by the front panel. The DACT needs a file that is generated by the PC based 4010 programmer and then used by the separate DACT programmer. The network card needs the network file information which is from the network programmer application. That file contains the panel's network node number and how its points are shared with other panels. In order to safeguard the system integrity, front panel programming is locked out when either the DACT or network card is present in the system and allows using the PC based programmer only.
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Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:39 pm

Ok, is there a way to get around this? I have no intent to hook up the DACT or the Network card. I simply want to remove it from the system if possible. Like I said this is a demo system so I wouldn't have a use for the network/DACT. I can't even factory reset the panel because when I go to the quickCFIG it says "Editing is NOT allowed at this time". I'm not to sure of what to do. I either want to be able to program this panel or factory reset it in order to program but as of right now I can't do either. Let me know if there is a way around this issue.
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Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:36 pm

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Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:43 pm

I too am having the same issue, can you assist me? Hobbyist panel. Same panel, same issue.
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Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:09 am

I am also having the same issue. Is there a way to bypass and save the programming via the front panel?
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