In the last couple of weeks, we have been invited to look at a couple of security systems installed by other companies. What we have seen, if you pardon the pun, is alarming. Modern professional alarm panels are very sophisticated with over 500 installer settings, (the same cannot be said for DIY systems as these are… Continue reading Amateur Alarm Installers Are Leaving Users Vulnerable To Crime
This is a question that is more often asked during the security survey process. It is a sensible question as there are many misleading remarks with regards to battery life in wireless security systems and I am sure that everyone has heard a smoke detector battery chirruping during the night when the batteries are low?… Continue reading How long do the sensor batteries last?
No is the only answer to this question. We all hear the chorus of alarms if the power in our area is cut off, even briefly. ALL professionally installed and maintained alarm systems must have a fully operational battery back up system that should keep the system operational for at least 12 hours and it… Continue reading Should My Alarm Go Off When There Is A Power Cut?