VISTA® Control panel
High capacity, feature-rich VISTA-21iP lets you deliver more value to your customers on each and every sale. The VISTA-21iP provides up to 48 zones of protection, an on-board IP connection, graphic keypad support and dual partitions. The VISTA-21iP 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. When used with an optional AlarmNet® GSM that snaps right on the board, the VISTA-21iP can be installed in premises without TELCO lines – guaranteeing communication independent of any infrastructure. The panel’s installation advantages, innovative end-user benefits and robust system capacity make the value-priced VISTA-21iP an ideal choice for higher-end installations.
  • Internet alarm reporting and uploading/downloading capability via on-board AlarmNet Internet Communicator
  • 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)
    – 40 hardwired expansion zones
    – 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
    – Global arming from any system keypad
    – Goto function to view or operate one partition from the other
    – Separate partition account numbers
  • 16 output devices
    – 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
    – Works with Sentrol CleanMe™ maintenance signal
  • Multiple actions on output devices depending on system state
    – Turns lights off when system arms
    – Turns the same light on when system disarms
    – Flashes same lights when system is in alarm
  • Built-in phone line cut monitor with programmable delay and annunciation options
    – Display on system keypads
    – Trigger local sounders
    – Trigger system bell

Security Dealer Features

  • Automatic System Load Shed
    – During extended AC power fail, the system battery will be disconnected to prevent irreversible battery failure. Reduces service calls to replace batteries.
  • Dynamic Signaling
    – 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:
    – Exit countdown
    – Time and date display*
    – 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
    – Auto arm/disarm
    – “User access” time windows
  • VIP Module allows system control from any touchtone phone
  • Chime by zone

*Requires custom alpha keypad

File NameSizeRelease DateResource Type
VISTA Residential At-A-Glance Brochure PDF 1602.12 KB 08/06/2021 Brochure
VISTA Residential At-A-Glance Brochure - English Latin American PDF 856.83 KB 12/11/2020 Brochure
VISTA Residential At-A-Glance Brochure - French PDF 1917.93 KB 07/09/2021 Brochure
VISTA-21ip Brochure - Integrated Communications Solution PDF 192.44 KB 06/04/2019 Brochure
Total Connect Compatibility Chart PDF 42.09 KB 10/23/2020 Chart
Total Connect Compatibility Chart - French PDF 43.25 KB 12/27/2019 Chart
Residential Features Comparison Sheet PDF 71.50 KB 09/19/2019 Data Sheets - Dealer
Residential Features Comparison Sheet - French PDF 58.50 KB 02/12/2020 Data Sheets - Dealer
Residential Features Comparison Sheet - Spanish PDF 57.77 KB 12/11/2020 Data Sheets - Dealer
VISTA-21ip Data Sheet PDF 73.26 KB 08/15/2019 Data Sheets - Dealer
VISTA-21ip Data Sheet - French PDF 79.46 KB 11/04/2019 Data Sheets - Dealer
How do I install the Inovonics EN7290 on a Vista? PDF 102.07 KB 07/23/2019 FAQ
Vista-21iP Quick User Guide PDF 196.86 KB 09/01/2020 Owners Manual
Vista-21iP User Guide PDF 757.21 KB 07/20/2020 Owners Manual
Vista-21ip User Guide French PDF 730.85 KB 05/13/2021 Owners Manual
Vista-21ip User Guide Spanish PDF 1407.67 KB 09/18/2020 Owners Manual
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