Alarm Lock DL2800 Trilogy: Programming Standalone Locks Using Data Transfer Modules

The Alarm Lock DL2800 Audit Trail Pushbutton Locks provide time-scheduled access control with audit trail. This system can provide the features wanted and needed by small to medium sized companies.


Open the Global Users Account Name for the Front Door and select the user that belongs in each group. Do the same thing for the Global Users Account Name for the Back Door and select the users for each group. There will be users in both the Front and Back Door lock profiles that are not authorized to gain access.

The next step is to use the Alarm Lock Data Transfer Module (DTMIII) to transfer the lock profiles containing the programming data from the computer to each of the DL2800 locks. The DTMIII can also upload the audit trail from the lock. The Data Transfer Module can store programming for up to 200 locks.

To connect the Data Transfer Module or the lock to a computer, a PCI cable is necessary. If the computer does not have a serial port or you do not want to worry about the connection, order the PCI cable with the USB to RS-232 connector part number AL-PCI2U. To be certain the DTMIII is properly connected and the computer is set to the COM port two, run the test to be certain. Open the software, click on the Tools and select COM Port Setup and Test. Press Test. Look for Loop Back Test with the COM port set to COM port 2.

Note: The advantage of the DTMIII over using a laptop computer to program the locks is the DTMIII allows someone to program each lock without having the ability to modify the programming.

Open the DTM window. The Front and Rear Doors should be listed. The Front Door is lock #1 and the Rear Door is lock #2. The DTM functions for each lock transfers the programming data for each lock separately from the computer to the DTM. The DTM must be in PC COM mode. Activate Front Door lock profile. Press Program DTM for Selected Locks button. Disconnect the DTMIII from the computer.

To prepare the Alarm Lock DL2800 for the DTMIII, enter the Master Code and the green LED will illuminate. Press the AL button. The green LED will flash every six seconds to indicate the programming mode.

To add the DTMIII to the lock, press AL 2 AL 299 AL 299 *. A double green and beep will indicate the DTM has been programmed to the lock. Wait two minutes or press and hold down any key to exit out of programming mode (red LED illuminates).

DTMIII is polarized; there is a black tab on the connector that indicates the negative wire. The black tab side of the connector slides into the black circle on the lock and the DTMIII. Attach the connector to the Front Door Lock. Once plugged in the first lock has to be identified. Set the DTMIII to Door Select mode. In Door Select Mode, the door number must be entered. This allows you to choose which lock will be programmed first. Enter door number, for our installation, the Front Door is #1 and the DTM code is 299. Upload the information to the lock. Note: The door select mode is only used upon initial setup, all subsequent visits the DTMIII is in “Lock Mode.”

After the Front Door data has been sent, repeat the procedure for the rear door and provide the user’s codes to the employees. Have all employees test their code to be certain they can gain access.

Once the locks have been in operation for a period of time, you can retrieve the data and the audit trail from each lock. The data and audit trail are retrieved separately.

The Alarm Lock DL2800 Audit Trail Pushbutton Locks provide the end-users with time scheduled access control with the ability to know who gained and were denied access at what date, day and time. This system can provide the features wanted and needed by small to medium sized companies.

Alarm Lock warrants the DL2800 and the DTMIII to be free from manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for 24 months following the date of manufacture.

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