Supported features for a DSC PowerSeries panel integration - DSC PowerSeries intrusion panel 4.0

DSC PowerSeries Intrusion Panel Extension Guide 4.0

DSC PowerSeries intrusion panel
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To learn which Security Center intrusion detection features are supported with the DSC PowerSeries intrusion panel, you can view a list of supported features.

The following table lists the standard features for all Security Center intrusion detection integrations. For each feature, one of the following is shown:
Feature is offered by the intrusion panel, and is available in Security Center.
Feature is offered by the intrusion panel, but is unavailable in Security Center.
Not applicable
Feature is not offered by the intrusion panel.
Feature Supported
Serial connection Yes
TCP/IP connection No
Data encryption over TCP/IP No
Status monitoring
Report online and offline status of intrusion units in real time Not applicable
Intrusion detection area states Master armed Yes
Perimeter armed Yes
Alarm silenced No
Disarmed Yes
Ready-to-arm Yes
Intrusion alarm active Yes
Input trouble Yes
Entry delay Yes
Near real-time status monitoring of inputs and outputs   Yes
Input entity states Normal Yes
Active Yes
Trouble Yes
Alarm Yes
Bypassed Bypassed area can be detected; however, the exact input is not available.
Event reporting    
Report events from offline units automatically upon reconnection No
Intrusion detection unit events Unit connected Yes
Unit lost Yes
AC fail Yes
Battery fail Yes
Tamper Yes
Intrusion detection area events Master armed Yes
Perimeter armed Yes
Disarmed Yes
Auto-arming postponed No
Forced arming No
Duress Yes
Entry delay started Yes
Intrusion alarm silenced No
Intrusion alarm activated Yes
Controlling units and devices  
Trigger alarms on intrusion areas No, but you can trigger Fire, Aux, and Panic alarms.
Silence alarms from intrusion areas No
Acknowledge alarms from intrusion areas No
Arm areas Instant master No
Delayed master Defined by panel configuration
Arming delay (Override default delay) No
Instant perimeter No
Delayed perimeter Defined by panel configuration
Forced No
Bypass No
Set inputs to bypass mode No
Trigger outputs on intrusion units Yes
Authentication between intrusion unit and Intrusion Manager role No
Create intrusion detection areas automatically No
Create input entities automatically No
Create output entities automatically No
Link input entities to intrusion detection areas automatically No
Associate custom events to incoming PIN events No
Keep clock on panel synchronized with Security Center Yes
Link cardholders to users on the intrusion unit Not applicable
Modify user PIN credentials No