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How to connect Paradox security system to Homeseer so I can use this plugin?

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    How to connect Paradox security system to Homeseer so I can use this plugin?

    I have a Paradox security system (it's old, probably 2000 - 2010), and I'd like to hook it up to Homeseer to be able to use the hard-wired door/window sensors for home automation events. I get that's what this plugin does, but I've never worked with security systems before, and I'm unclear on how to physically connect my security system to Homeseer. Is there some kind of ethernet connection or ethernet module, and I hook it up to my network? And how would I actually configure that (like find the IP address, etc.), since there's just a board in a box in my basement, and a couple of keypads?

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    A bit of an update with some more research. The panel is a Paradox Spectra 1738 from around 2003. It doesn't support modern ethernet modules but there is a serial-to-USB module, 307USB, that allows it to be connected to a PC. So is that a viable way to get the alarm system connected to this plugin?

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