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Paradox PCS250 GPRS/GSM Communication Module - PA3816S

R 1,273.50

Paradox PCS250 SMS module connects directly to the control panel. Replaces the older Paradox PCS100 and PCS200 sms modules.


  • Compact, sleek design
  • Report events to the IPR512 GPRS/IP Monitoring Receiver and/or IPRS-7 IP/GPRS PC Receiver Software
  • Report via text message (up to 16 cell phone numbers)
  • Control panel communication supervision
  • End-user can arm or disarm the system by sending a text message (SMS) to the PCS250
  • Send pre-recorded voice messages to up to 8 telephone numbers to report alarms using the optional VDMP3 Paradox Plug-in Voice Module (GSM mode)
  • Simple installation with 4-wire serial connection
  • Optional rod antenna can be installed up to 18m (60ft) from the module using optional antenna cable extensions depending on the local signal strength
  • 128-bit (MDS) and 256-bit (AES) encryption (GPRS mode)
  • Increase the distance between the panel and the PCS250 module with an RS485 link (GSM mode only via e-bus). A CVT485 module must be added to the panel in order to accomplish this
  • Report via GSM (CID, SIA)

Required/Optional Items

  • Active SIM card (required)
  • Paradox Plug-In Voice Module VDMP3 (optional)
  • Antenna extension (optional)
  • 12 Vdc external power supply (optional)


  • EVO48 and EVO192 panels V2.02
  • K641 and K641R keypads V1.51 or higher
  • SP series V3.42 with K32LCD keypads V1.22
  • E55 panels V3.0 (labels to be programmed via Babyware)
  • E65 panels V2.1 (labels to be programmed via Babyware)
  • MG series V4.0 or higher with K32LCD keypads V1.22 or higher