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An alarm system is conprised primarily of three main parts.
Inputs - Control System - Outputs
Inputs can be sensors like :
Door or window switches
Glass Break Sensors
Alarmed Window Screens
Photo Electric Beams
Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Inputs can also be like :
Time of Day
Key fob Button
Alarm Keypad Keys
Phone or Computer Commands
The Control System is the brains.
It can be:
Outputs can be :
Beeping at Keypad
Messages at Keypad
Audible Voice Alerts
House lights on
First we make sure all the doors & windows are closed.
Then the system is set (armed) with a command or code.
The system arms and gives a delay to allow you to exit.
This is called the
When you return and open the door to enter,
a sounder reminds you to disarm the system.
has now started.
Enter your code in time and the system disarms.
Well done !
But what about if:
...a door or window can't be closed ?
...an alarm sensor triggers the alarm while I'm gone ?
.. I don't disarm the alarm in time ?
...I don't have a phone land line ?
...if power to my system goes out ?
...If a wireless sensors battery goes out ?
you can easily bypass or force arm until it can be fixed.
The system will reset and automatically re-arm.
It's ok. The monitoring will call you for a secret password before sending the police.
We have GSM monitoring.
Our systems have a battery backup.
Our systems alert you when batteries get low, with plenty of time to replace them.
If you have other questions, please call us to get answers at 214-773-7135 or:
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214.773.7135 We serve the Dallas / Fort Worth Texas area. TXDPS Lic#B-15392
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