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Master Of Disaster
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I'm looking to add a alarm system to our shop , any recommendations

Someone here must know alarms
 

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socalelect said:
i'm looking to add a alarm system to our shop , any recommendations someone here must know alarms
dsc.
 

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Looking for a little more info than that I'm alarm challenged
 

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Looking for a little more info than that I'm alarm challenged
What kind of questions do you have?
 

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Well I don't want to pay every month , so auto dialer ? Wired sensors , motion sensors , tie smoke alarms and heat detectors in as well
 

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Well I don't want to pay every month , so auto dialer ? Wired sensors , motion sensors , tie smoke alarms and heat detectors in as well
DSC has those capabilities. I set mine up to call my cell phone. When you answer it beeps to tell you what zone caused the alarm.
They will give you the software to program it but you need to purchase a cable to link the alarm to a computer. It is much easier to use the software than the keypad.
I have had it 8 years and the only problem so far is I needed to change the battery.
 

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Go to home security store.com order what u want and they will ship it already pre programmed . All u do is power it up and wire keypads , motions etc , if it's wireless just pop in batteries and power it up. I only do a few systems a year but I order through them . You'll need to know some basics but they make it easy , and if u get into a jam they have great support
 

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DSC has those capabilities. I set mine up to call my cell phone. When you answer it beeps to tell you what zone caused the alarm.
They will give you the software to program it but you need to purchase a cable to link the alarm to a computer. It is much easier to use the software than the keypad.
I have had it 8 years and the only problem so far is I needed to change the battery.


Sorry for the delay, I was with my folks out of town.

How many zones? (doors, windows, motion detectors,)? I hate glass break modules.
 

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2 man doors 2 large doors that block one large opening , this building is 25x 40 open. There is a 15x15 office in a corner
 

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I personally have a GE Simon with cell as primary and all wireless zones.


When I upgrade, I'll be going to a Concord or Ademco unit with voice.

By far the most prolific has been Ademco and their Vista series.

They even have burg and fire combo panels that can be configured as partitions if necessary.
 

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2 man doors 2 large doors that block one large opening , this building is 25x 40 open. There is a 15x15 office in a corner
Unprotected windows?

Two man doors,

Metal?


Wood?



Regular surface mount?





Overhead door contact. We use conduit down to a handybox for the splice, then P clips holding down the armored cable to the concrete. These are for warehouses that have a reasonable amount of protection from damage.


These are for overhead doors that attach to the track instead of the floor.



I also highly recommend motion detectors instead of glass break modules.

There proper use and installation and maintenance will insure against false alarms. Spiders look like elephants walking across a detector. Get the dual technology and that problem is eliminated too.

Speak to me.

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