Digital Text & Voice Communicator

Digital Text & Voice CommunicatorThe Hi-Tech Training Digital Text & Voice Communicator Course is designed to provide participants with the skills required to connect Digital, Text & Voice Communicators to an Alarm Control Panel for transmission of Digital status signals via the telephone line or GSM Network to a central monitoring station. The course’s practical application and our highly experienced trainers ensure that this course is second to none.

Duration and Schedule

Digital Text & Voice Communicator Course runs over 1 day. The next course commences on Saturday 4th November. View our course schedule for and visit for our fees and booking.

Learning Objectives

  • Connect and programme a Digital Communicator.
  • Connect and programme a Text (SMS) Communicator.
  • Connect and programme a Voice Communicator.
  • Be aware of regulatory requirements and communication protocols.
  • Be aware of design considerations for alarm installations using digital communicators.

Course Content


  • Review of microprocessor control panel.
  • The Digital Communicator – Slow and fast formats.
  • Digital, Text and Voice Communicator triggering methods.
  • Connecting and programming the Communicators.
  • IS 228 requirements for monitoring stations and Digital Communicators.
  • Stand Alone and Integrated Communicators. Communication protocols.
  • Garda Response Policy, Verification Technology and EN50131 requirements.
  • Central Stations’ verification of alarm signals.
  • Specific design considerations for alarm systems using Digital Text & Voice Communicator.