Brinks home security system disabled following a power outage.?

My Brinks home-security system was working fine until a long power-outage drained the system battery. When the power came back, the battery eventually recharged, but the keypad display remains blank. The buttons beep when you press them, but nothing works. I called Brinks and they said this behavior is by... show more My Brinks home-security system was working fine until a long power-outage drained the system battery. When the power came back, the battery eventually recharged, but the keypad display remains blank. The buttons beep when you press them, but nothing works.

I called Brinks and they said this behavior is by design. They eluded to the fact the system could be reactivated over the phone line ... but they ended the call because I'm not paying monthly to have the system monitored.

Does anyone know how to re-activate this system?
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