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Setting Cox Home Security Touchscreen to Automatically Dim

Last Updated: Tue, 01 Apr 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn how to set the automatic dimming feature on the Cox Home Security touchscreen.

Solution

Follow these steps to set your touchscreen to automatically dim after a designated period of time. 

Note: Once the screen has dimmed if it is touched, it will brighten to the default brightness level.
 

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From the touchscreen home screen, touch Settings
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Enter the Master Code to proceed to the Settings menu.
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From the Settings menu, touch TouchScreen.
 

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From the TouchScreen menu, touch Screen Configuration.
 

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From the Screen Configuration menu, touch Automatic Screen Dimming.
 



Result: A window will display with Idle Timeout and Dimming Level controls.
 

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The left Idle Timeout arrow will decrease the time it takes for the screen to dim. The right Idle Timeout arrow will increase the time it takes for the screen to dim. When the arrows are touched the time will decrease or increase in five minute increments.



Note: The default setting is 30 minutes, this is the maximum number of Idle Timeout minutes.

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The left Dimming Level arrow will decrease the brightness level for automatic dimming. The right Dimming Level arrow will increase the brightness level for automatic dimming.
 
Note: The default Dimming Level is 10, this is the brightest setting.
 



Note: To have the screen never dim due to inactivity, set the Dimming Level to 10. This also requires that the backlight off at night setting is no. See Setting the Cox Home Security Touchscreen to Night Mode for steps to set backlight off at night to no.
 

 


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