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Crimestopper Fortress FS-80

2-way Paging Car Alarm, Keyless Entry, Remote Start Vehicle Security System with 1 LCD and 1 Side Kick Remote

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General Features:
  • 2-way Paging Car Alarm, Keyless Entry, Remote Start Vehicle Security System
  • 2-Way FM/FM touch screen paging remote with fully animated LCD graphics
  • Includes sidekick non-paging remote
  • Dynamic code protection (anti code-grabbing)
  • Code learning receiver
  • Electronic dual-stage shock protection
  • Multi-zone trigger protection
  • Defective zone bypass with warning chirps
  • Alarm pre-warning signal
  • Manual arming mode: allows you to arm/disarm the system without carrying a remote control
  • On-board relay for flashing lights
  • Audible and visual arm/disarm with intrusion alert
  • Programmable carjack protection
  • Programmable vehicle horn output
  • Remote panic protection
  • 25W High-power mini single tone siren
  • Programmable passive door locks
  • Programmable passive and active re-arming mode
  • LED Diagnostic for last zone triggered
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty
Convenience Features:
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Built-in door lock relays
  • Dual parking light relays (+) or (-)
  • Auto lock/unlock through vehicle's ignition
  • Separate driver's door unlock priority
  • Double unlock pulse (programmable feature for factory interface)
  • Programmable 1 or 3 second door lock pulse
  • Silent arm/disarm through the remote
  • 6 Programmable remote auxiliary outputs: momentary, timed or latched
  • 4 Vehicle operation
  • Dome light illumination
  • Programmable arm/disarm chirps
  • 86 programmable options
Remote Start Features:
  • Turbo Timer Mode: allows engine to continue running from 1-5 minutes after key removal
  • "Ultra Smart" tachless mode
  • Programmable "wake up" ignition pulse on unlock for vehicles with "slam locks"
  • Timed crank mode (pre-set starter cranking time in 4 increments of 0.5-1.5 Seconds)
  • Glow plug input or programmable timed delay for diesel engines
  • 5 On-board remote start relays for easy installation: ACC, IGN, IGN2, Start, and Parking Lights
  • Selectable engine speed sensing: "Smart" tachless or tach (RPM) learning
  • Remote start diagnostics
  • 3rd start output
  • Tach finder mode
  • Timed start mode
  • Idle down mode
  • Programmable engine run time: 3min, 10min, 15min or 20min
  • Factory OEM alarm arm/disarm outputs
  • Negative ignition output for additional relays or anti-theft bypass modules
  • Hood open safety circuit: Unit will not remote start if hood is open or ajar
  • Foot brake or parking brake option
LCD Remote Features:
  • 2-Way FM/FM Touch screen pager
  • Fully Animated, color 3D LCD graphics and voice confirmation of alarm status, violation, and remote engine starting
  • Rechargeable internal battery
  • Range meter
  • Vehicle battery voltage check meter
  • Vehicle temperature check meter
  • Parking meter timer
  • Alarm clock
  • Daily timed start
  • Trigger Record (checks the time and date of the last 4 alarm triggers or violations)
  • Pin Code Set: Remote will not unlock the doors unless the proper code has been entered into the remote (Programmable)
  • Alarm status check
  • Real time LCD clock
  • Backlight adjustment: Bright, dark, etc
  • English or spanish language settings
  • Silent arm/disarm
  • Arm without shock sensor
  • Car finder mode
  • Button lock protection: buttons can be locked to prevent accidental pressing
  • Power save mode

General Features

Security System Type
This indicates whether the product is a security car alarm product, remote start module, or a combo unit that offers security with remote start features.

Security: This means that the car alarm system is just that. No bells and whistles, just a car alarm system.

Remote Start: when installed, this allows the user to start a vehicle from a remote location. Remote start modules and security with remote start alarms often require an additional vehicle specific bypass module to complete installation.

Security with Remote Start: This means that the system incorporates both features listed above.

Security with Remote Start
Car Alarm
If "Yes", the system will have alarm security features to help prevent vehicle theft and tampering. Remote start modules without alarm features will have "No" for this value.
Yes
Remote Start
If the alarm or remote start module has "Yes" for this value then the system has an electronic device that allows you to start your vehicle by remote control without actually being inside the vehicle or using the key. The remote start system supplies the vehicle with power and simulates a start just as if you were inside using the key. Select vehicles require additional accessories or immobilizer/bypass modules to use the remote start feature.
Yes
Keyless Entry
Keyless entry allows you to remotely lock, unlock, and open the trunk of a vehicle if that is equipped with power door lock motors (actuators) and power truck motor (solenoid). Door lock controls via the remote are found on nearly all of today's car alarms.
Yes
2-way Paging
Alarms with 2-way paging inform the user via remote vibrating/audible/visual alert when the alarm is triggered. The pager must be within range to receive the transmitted signal.
Yes
Number of Remotes
The number of remotes included with the alarm system purchase.
2
Number of Buttons on Primary Remote
The amount of buttons on the Primary Remote generally equals the number of functions that you can use your remote for. Some remotes have auxiliary buttons which can perform more than one task per button.
1
Main Transmitter Type
LCD and OLED transmitters display various screen savers, warnings, alerts and other features on the face of the remote, rather than first generation button-only transmitters. They provide more information typically and other features.
LCD
Sidekick Remote Transmitter Type
Some car alarms and remote start systems come with more than 1 transmitter, which is referred to as the "sidekick" transmitter. Most LCD/OLED systems come with a button-only sidekick transmitter, while select units come with an additional LCD/OLED transmitter.
Button(s)-only
LED/Display Color
The color of the LED indicator(s) on various items such as button-only car alarm transmitters, various chargers, cell phone accessories and other products.

For OLED or LCD car alarm remotes/transmitters the display color refers to the color(s) of the screen.
Multiple Color
Number of Vehicles Supported
Some higher end car alarm systems can support multiple vehicles. This is the number of vehicles that the works with.
4
Number of Auxiliary Outputs
The number of auxilary outputs that the car alarm system supports. These outputs are left over from the total number of channels. They can be used to add on other options or additional features to a vehicle.
6
PC Programmable
Custom, advanced programming options through one or more of the following: PC, Pocket PC, PALM Pilot, Valet SW or Remote Transmitter allows for advanced controls of your alarm's functions.
No
Smartphone Compatibility
These are the types of smartphone systems that the car alarm system is compatible with.
GPS Tracking
These car alarms enable a user to track the position of the vehicle using GPS satellites.
Professional Installation Recommended
This will indicate whether or not we recommend going to a professional installer for this item. Some items have complex installations that should only be done be professional certified installers.
Yes
Built-in Bypass Module
System Type
This refers to the type of remote start system, whether it is an add-on or a complete kit.

Convenient Features

Panic Mode
Panic mode allow the user to be able to set off the alarm from the remote.
Yes
Trunk Release
The trunk release option allows for integration and control of the trunk latch. Additional parts may be required.
Yes
Valet Mode
Valet mode is a car alarm setting that adjusts system to less sensitive settings when allowing a valet to park your car and similar settings.
Yes

Alarm Features

Siren
Most car alarms come with a siren that can be installed. The siren will sound when the car alarm is triggered the alarm goes off.
Yes
Shock Sensor
The shock sensor is designed to trigger an alarm on light or heavy impacts and vibrations (standard sensor included with most alarms).

A dual zone shock sensor is a feature of proximity and shock sensors only. Zone 1 ( light impact on shock sensor and short motions(adjustable) on proximity sensor) will trigger warn away chirp to warn intruder that car has an alarm without setting off the full alarm. Zone 2 (heavy impact on shock sensor and extended motions(adjustable) on proximity sensor) will trigger the alarm to “go off”.

Dual Zone Shock Sensor

Two-Way Paging Features

Transmitter Alert
The is the way that the transmitter, or remote can communicate alerts to the user.
Audible
Vibration
Visual
Interior Thermometer
Some of the higher end car alarm systems are able to detect the temperature of the cabin. The temperature can then be displayed on the remote.
Yes

Remote Start Features

Cold Start Timer
Great for those on a set schedule who need their vehicle to warm up at a specific time every morning for example.
No
Turbo Timer
Some remote start systems have turbo timer feature which allows the vehicle to run for a specified amount of time after exiting vehicle. In turbocharged vehicles this prevents hot oil in the engine from choking up in the lines. Hard driving can raise engine oil temperatures to dangerously high levels. Proper cool down is essential for a healthy turbo and engine.
Yes
Compatible with Diesel Engines
This means that the remote start system will work with diesel engines.
Yes
Engine Start Intervals
Some remote start systems offer feature to protect your engine. The engine start interval feature will start the car at particular time intervals or when the engine has reached a certain temperature. This feature prevents the engine block from freezing.
Yes
Compatible with Manual Transmissions
This means that the remote start car alarm is compatible with manual transmissions. Please see the item description, manual, or your professional installer for more information as to how this feature will work with your specific vehicle.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
5.0
Value
4.0
Features
5.0
Design
5.0
Usability
4.0
Mike

brentwood ny

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beautiful piece

November 17, 2009

great piece no problems what so ever. i installed bout 3 very satisfied

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

FS-80

UPC

048097122182

Weight

3.00lbs

Internal SKU

fs80

Internal Product ID

19976

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Product Name: Crimestopper Fortress FS-80