Armed Guard Limited Warranty
Date of Purchase ______________
If for any reason this product should fail to perform due to defects in material or
workmanship, Armed Guard Security (the "Company") will repair or replace the
defective component free of charge, at it’s election, for a period of two years from
the date of original purchase. This warranty is non-transferable, and is extended only
to the original purchaser, purchased from an authorized seller. You must register your
product with Armed Guard Electronic Security within 90 days of your purchase to obtain
warranty coverage. You may register by mail or on the www.armedguard.com website.
This warranty does not cover batteries, cosmetic damage, or service by anyone other than an
approved warranty service center. Any failure of this product or part thereof, which in the
opinion of the Company has been damaged through alteration, tampering, improper
Armed Guard G-Force Alarm System
installation, misuse, neglect, accident, or acts of God, is not covered under this warranty. The
company does not warrant this product for commercial or industrial use, and does not warrant
Installation & Operating Instructions
that this product cannot be compromised or circumvented.
Repair and Replacement Honda CBR 900, 929, 954, 600F4i (HON1)
If an Armed Guard product is suspected of being defective, it must be submitted freight
prepaid to the Company within the warranty period, together with a dated bill of sale and Honda VTX 1800 (HON3)
written specification of defect. The returned product will be inspected. If the product is found
to be defective and covered by this Limited Warranty, the sole remedy is repair or
replacement, at Armed Guard Security’s option. A repaired or replacement product will be
Honda VTX 1300 (HON4)
shipped back, within 30 days, at no charge, and will be warranted to be free from defects in
workmanship and materials under normal use for the remainder of the warranty period. This Honda CBR 600/1000RR,
Shadow 600/750/1100 (HON5)
Limited Warranty does not cover removal, installation, or reinstallation costs. The product
should be returned, freight prepaid to the address below. If a unit is found not to be defective,
it will be returned to owner.
Exclusion of Damages
There are no express warranties except as listed above. In no event shall Armed Guard
Security be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, consequential
damages, incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, loss of business profits, business
interruption, loss of business information, loss of time, inconvenience, or other losses) arising
out of the use, misuse, or inability to use an Armed Guard product. The extent of the
company’s liability under this warranty is limited to repair or replacement provided above, and
in no event shall the company’s liability exceed the purchase price paid the purchaser for the
Armed Guard Security reserves the right to change the design of its products without any
obligation to modify any previous product. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and
you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state.
Ship warranty items freight prepaid to:
Armed Guard Electronic Security
746 Mooney Street
Independence, OR 97351
800-536-7852 503-606-2959 www.armedguard.com
Component Placement ADDITIONAL OR REPLACEMENT TRANSMITTER
Code Learning Remote Control Transmitter
The Armed Guard alarm may be installed in increments depending on the 1. Remove the inline power fuse of alarm. Wait 5 seconds.
level of security of required. 2. Reinsert fuse. Wait five seconds AFTER the power up sequence.
3. Switch vehicle ignition to “ON” position.
Alarm Module — Locate module under seat near or along side battery, 4. With replacement or additional transmitter, press and hold left or right transmitter
button until single tone is heard. Repeat this step with either replacement transmitter,
inside side covers, or in front or rear fairing (if available). This module or additional transmitter until two tones are heard. Code learning is complete.
contains the electronic “G-Force” Sensor. To properly detect tilt of motorcycle 5. Switch ignition “OFF” and test one or both transmitters to insure each will arm/disarm
off sidestand, do not mount alarm module with product label facing toward alarm.
either side of bike. Note: Code learning must be completed within 30 seconds of switching ignition to “ON” position.
Siren — In front of rear wheel or under seat, or inside front or rear fairing.
BATTERY BACKUP SIREN
Pager Module — Under seat, near or along side battery, front or rear fairing, Alarm siren should sound whenever alarm is activated. If power to the alarm is severed, audible
between split tanks or in hard or soft bags. siren will occur for approximately 30 minutes. Siren battery automatically trickle charges from
NOTE: To service alarm or battery, siren key must be switched to “OFF” position.
Perimeter Sensor — This sensor detects movement by radiating radio wave INSTALLATION OF BATTERY BACKUP SIREN
energy in a "forcefield" pattern around the motorcycle. Perimeter sensor 1. Choose mounting location for siren, within length of alarm siren wires. Install using
cannot penetrate metal. To perform effectively, it must be mounted high up supplied screws or tie-wraps.
on the motorcycle facing up so that indicator lights are visible. Under seat on 2. RED SIREN WIRE connects to red (positive) alarm siren wire using supplied butt
top or near battery, in front or rear fairings, or at the top of hard or soft bag, 3. BROWN SIREN WIRE connects to black (negative) alarm siren wire using supplied
left side preferred, for best coverage. Do not mount under metal seat pan or butt connector.
surround by metal. 4. BLACK SIREN WIRE connects directly to vehicle frame ground. (Negative).
5. With connections complete, insert siren key and turn siren module “ON”.
Installation — Motorcycle, ATV, snowmobile with 12 volt, (-) ground electrical system.
Operating Voltage — 7-14 volts dc.
Starter Disable Relay — Internal 12v, 2amp latching, normally closed.
Flashing Lights Relay — Internal 12v, 20A normally closed.
Siren Circuit — 5A output w/125db siren. 129db siren optional.
LED – Red, 3-volt, non-flashing
Movement Sensor — Internal "G-Force" Sensor - 4 sensitivity levels.
Voltage Sensor — 2% voltage drop.
Perimeter Sensor — 2.44ghz (12 volt) 1-10 foot adjustable range with warn away.
FCC ID: EBYKEC888MW100
Alarm Cycle — 45 seconds - automatic rearm function.
Transmitter — 2 channel, 4 billion codes, random code hopping, code learning. 75 ft. range.
Transmitter Battery — 2 Lithium CR2016 coin cell.
Pager Module — 4 watt 27.145 MHz. One-mile max range.
Pager Receiver — Audible/vibrating beeper. 2 “AAA” batteries (included).
The Alarm Components can be mounted under the seat. The orange FCC ID — Receiver ID: LAXALM1 Transmitter ID: LAXTRX1
and blue turn signal wires are either under the left side of the rear Device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) Device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) device must accept any
cowl (sport bikes) or below the seat, under a panel on the right side of interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
the bike (cruisers).
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Troubleshooting Installation Instructions
• Alarm does not power up when fuse is inserted. 1. Check power lead to see it is
1. G-Force Alarm Module — When mounting location has been selected,
connected to positive 12v. 2. Check condition of mini-ATC fuse. 3. Check ground
connection. 4. Check siren connection. Attempt to power up alarm again. When place alarm module loosely in position. Note that G-Force Sensor is
alarm powers up, it goes through a start up phase that may chirp the siren, and directionally sensitive so before securing module, make sure alarm label
blink the lights. faces upward or towards front or rear of bike. Do not face module towards
left or right side of bike, as it will reduce “tilt” sensitivity.
• Alarm Remote Transmitter does not function-Check to see if indicator light turns
on when left or right button is pressed. If no light, change batteries (2 CR2016 2. Siren and Pager — The siren and pager connect to the same red/black
coin cells). If light activates, reset alarm by removing and reinserting fuse. You zipcord on the wiring harness. If you have the Optional Battery Backup Siren,
may need to reprogram remote transmitter (see Additional or Replacement please see wiring detail near the end of this manual.
Siren - Select mounting location for siren and permanently affix with
• Siren runs continuously - Ensure that there is not direct power and ground to the screws, cable ties, or supplied tape. Splice red/black siren zipcord wires to
siren. If system includes a battery backup siren, see instructions near the end of red/black alarm module zipcord wires after sizing for length. Wires are
this manual. Pull and reinsert alarm fuse. If siren still runs continuously, contact polarity sensitive.
customer service. Pager - Select mounting location and place module loosely into
place. Connect the 36" black and 36" red wires from pager module to alarm
• Alarm triggers but siren does not sound – Ensure siren is connected; if there is a siren circuit (after sizing for length) as indicated in diagram. Extend 54" black
pager in the system, temporarily remove the pager from the system by antenna wire as much as possible on frame or if available, inside fairings
disconnecting one or both wires. Trigger alarm and check siren. If siren still does
not sound even with pager removed, test siren by connecting it directly to 12-volt
Use supplied butt connectors or solder and heat shrink these
power. If siren does not sound with direct power, send siren back to Armed connections.
Guard for replacement. If siren sounds without pager, install two 1.5-ohm, 2-watt
resistors, one in each positive power line to the pager and siren. Resistors are 3. Perimeter Sensor - Place perimeter sensor loosely at intended mounting
available from Armed Guard or a local electronic parts store. location. Plug 3-conductor perimeter sensor plug into matching plug on
harness. Note: Perimeter Sensor increases power consumption of alarm and
• LED Light – The LED light should blink when the alarm is armed, it should also thus battery drain on motorcycle. When using perimeter sensor, do not
briefly illuminate during alarm startup and arming sequence. If LED fails to light, exceed 1-week continuous guard time without charging battery or operating
ensure red wire is connected to alarm module (short red wire) and black is to
ground. If it still fails to illuminate, replace LED from Armed Guard, or local
electronics store (3 volt red non-blinking).
4. Wire Harness — With power fuse removed, connect red power wire to
• Excess Power Consumption – The Armed Guard G-Force Alarm Module should battery “+” terminal or other constant hot source using supplied insulated ring
consume approximately 4 mA/hour, a minimal consumption rate that should not terminal. Connect black wire to ground or “-” battery terminal using ring
discharge a battery in good condition. An armed system with a Perimeter Sensor terminal. Plug Universal Harness into alarm module and slip rubber boot
consumes more energy and should not be left armed for longer than one week snug to module.
without charging the battery. You can test the power consumption by removing
the fuse and inserting the probes from a meter into the connectors for the fuse. 5. Power up Alarm —Insert mini-ATC style fuse into fuseholder. Alarm will
During long periods of storage, remove the fuse from the wiring harness. cycle through “power-up” process indicated by short siren tone and internal
• Fuse “Blows” – The Armed Guard G-Force Alarm is shipped with a 7.5 Amp fuse. relay clicking sequence. Alarm is now ready for use using supplied remote
If your system “blows” fuses when the alarm triggers, you may be drawing more control transmitter. Note: If alarm does not arm and disarm, re-check power,
current than the rating of the fuse. Try to isolate what item is causing the fuse to ground and siren connections including siren polarity. Check mini-ATC fuse.
blow, by removing items from the circuit (siren, lights, pager). Check the wiring If alarm still does not function, see additional or replacement transmitter code
on the items to ensure there is no direct ground. Try eliminating some of the learning, near the end of this manual.
Perimeter Sensor On/Off— Enter Guard Mode with Button 1 to activate
1. The orange and blue turn signal wires are under the left side of the perimeter sensor. Enter Guard Mode with Button 2 if perimeter sensor is not
rear cowl (sport bikes), or located on the right side of the bike desired. Use perimeter sensor in situations where you do not expect any
(cruisers). Remove the rear cowl or right side panel to gain access to activity around your motorcycle; for example, a private parking area or
these wires. Temporarily remove the rubber boot covering the turn garage. Using perimeter sensor in areas of high activity may cause false
signal wires. alarms, even with built in warn away function. Perimeter sensor warn away
sequence is indicated as follows.
2. You will be connecting into the turn signal wires using the bullet
connectors, modular connectors, or t-tap connectors provided with 1st perimeter violation — 3 rapid warn away tones.
the Alarm Wiring Harness. 2nd perimeter violation — (at 5 seconds) 3 rapid warn away tones.
3rd perimeter violation — (at 8 seconds) alarm triggers.
Pager Operating Instructions
Pager Notification— When alarm is triggered with pager module installed,
you will receive an audible beep/vibration cycle on pager receiver within
seconds. Up to 3 motorcycles may be monitored with pager receiver.
Pager Receiver — Switch pager receiver "On" when using. Select audible or
vibration mode. Upon activation of alarm, ZONE light flashes red, PAGE light
flashes green. To clear receiver, press down on switch or move to "OFF"
Low Battery Indicator — Battery life expectancy is 600 hours. When
batteries are low, the receiver will beep twice every 60 seconds when turned
on. Replace with 2 "AAA" batteries.
Page Indicator — If alarm is triggered and pager is activated, receiver will
beep once every 30 seconds indicating a page was received. Press down on
receiver switch to reset.
The VTX 1800 orange and blue turn signal wires are on the right side
Pager Programming – Your Pager has been programmed at the factory. In
of the bike covered by a rubber boot. Unplug the orange and blue the event it needs to be reprogrammed (for up to 3 bikes):
wires and plug the Alarm Wiring Harness in series. 1) Push down on On/Off switch and hold down; Slide button over one “click”.
2) Zone light should be solid orange; Page light should be flashing green.
Optional Warning LED 3. Trigger pager transmitter so output light cycles on/off. Beeper is
The 6" red wire from alarm module supplies warning LED function of alarm. programmed when lights and audible/vibration output begin.
1. Select a suitable mounting location for warning LED, usually near
instrument gauges. Inspect the under side of desired panel before To add Second and Third bikes:
carefully drilling 1/4" hole. A) After first bike is programmed, perform steps 1 and 2 above.
B) Press down on button so that flashing green light turns red.
2. Feed wires through hole and insert self-seating warning LED into C) Within one minute, trigger second bike's pager alarm. Pager receiver's ZONE light
position. Splice red wire from alarm to red wire on warning LED will flash red. To add 3rd bike, repeat steps 1 & 2, this time pressing down on switch
using supplied butt connector or solder and heat shrink. Connect twice until PAGE light flashes orange. Within one minute, trigger 3rd bike's pager
black wire from LED to frame ground using supplied ring terminal. alarm. The receiver will now monitor all three motorcycles simultaneously.
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Operating Instructions Optional Starter Switch Disable Function
Guard Mode — Enter and exit Guard Mode by pressing either Button 1 or 2 Connection of this circuit will disable the starter button circuit when alarm is
on remote transmitter. Guard Mode=one tone/flashing lights. Idle Mode=two in the “triggered” mode.
tones/flashing lights. Button 1 enters Guard Mode with perimeter sensor
activated (if equipped). Button 2 enters Guard Mode with perimeter sensor 1. Locate the four-position starter switch plug under the seat (sport bikes)
off. or on the right side of the bike (1300), left side (1800-bullets).
2. Locate the yellow wire with the red stripe in the starter switch plug.
Triggered Alarm/Automatic Re-Arm — If alarm is triggered while in Guard Remove the terminal from the plug using a flat tool, such as a flat
Mode, alarm cycle will continue for 45 seconds and then automatically re- screwdriver. The terminal is held in the plug by a protruding tab that you
enter Guard Mode to provide continuous protection. If alarm is triggered will depress. See the terminal on the Alarm Wiring Harness to visualize
while you are away, upon disarming, you will hear triggered sensor tones. the tab. On the VTX1800 unplug bullet.
Remote Panic/Motorcycle Locator — Depress and hold Button 1 for 3. Insert the terminal from the Alarm Wiring Harness into the starter switch
approximately 2 seconds. Alarm will trigger up to 75 feet away, sounding plug. The Alarm Wiring Harness Wire is either yellow with a red stripe, or
siren. If installed, flashing lights and pager will be activated. yellow. Re-insert the starter switch plug into the block on the motorcycle.
4. Connect the remaining yellow wire from the Alarm Wiring Harness with
G-Force Sensor — When the alarm is in Guard Mode, G-Force sensor the wire and terminal on the motorcycle. Cover this connection with
measures all contact or movement of the motorcycle. Alarm will immediately shrink wrap or similar material to prevent contact with any metal surface
trigger upon any movement/tilt detection of motorcycle. on the bike.
G-Force Sensor Adjust — You may adjust the sensitivity of G-Force sensor
using Button 2 of the remote transmitter. To adjust sensitivity — with alarm in
idle mode, press and hold Button 2 until one Guard Mode tone is heard,
immediately followed by a series of ticks. To select desired sensitivity, let up
on Button 2 after the corresponding number of ticks. G-Force sensor will
retain desired sensitivity setting but can be adjusted at any time.
4 Ticks Highest Sensitivity
3 Ticks Medium Sensitivity
2 Ticks Lowest Sensitivity
1 Tick G-Force Sensor Off (for use when transporting motorcycle)
Voltage Sensor — When alarm is in Guard Mode, changes in voltage within
the motorcycle's electrical system are monitored to detect a “hotwire.”
Triggered Alarm Monitor — Upon disarming alarm, you will hear double
Left, CBR starter switch plug under seat. Right, VTX1300 starter
disarm tone. Immediately after double disarm tone, you will hear a series of
ticks as follows indicating which sensor triggered alarm. switch plug on right side of bike. Unplug and using flat blade tool
remove terminal with yellow wire and red stripe. Insert terminal from
1 Tick G-Force Movement Sensor
Alarm Harness, connect other yellow wire from the alarm harness with
2 Ticks Perimeter Sensor (if equipped) the bike yellow / red wire, cover the connections with shrink wrap or
3 Ticks Ignition Sensor tape.
4 Ticks Contact Switch(s) (optional)
Warning: Do not attempt to interrupt motorcycle's ignition or fuel pump circuits
as this may cause accidental loss of engine power while operating motorcycle.
Note: Please see instructions for wiring Battery Backup Siren. RED SIREN WIRE connects to red (positive) alarm harness siren wire; BROWN SIREN WIRE connects
to black (negative) alarm harness siren wire; BLACK SIREN WIRE connects directly to vehicle frame ground (negative).
Honda Factory Wiring Typical Wire Colors:
Orange Wire – Left Turn Signal; Blue Wire – Right Turn Signal
Brown Wire – Tail Light; Green Wire – Ground