Yes, Practice Mode and Test Mode are different!
Practice Mode begins as soon as activation is complete and ends automatically after 72 hours. Any alarm triggered during this 72 hour period will not result in dispatch or a call from the monitoring center. This is intended to give you time to get to know your system and how it works, without risking false alarms. Click here to learn more about Practice Mode.
Test Mode is a System State you can manually enter through the Menu on your Keypad. It allows you to check the connection between the Base and the Dispatch Center as well as the Base and its sensors. Click here to learn more about Test Mode.
If you have any concerns about Sensors communicating with the Base or the Base communicating with dispatch please contact customer support for further assistance.