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Wireless (& Solar Powered) Driveway Monitor Kit!

August 22, 2012

Home Controls is excited to once again be carrying the very popular Wireless Driveway Monitor system from Safety Technology International. Welcome back, STI! The Wireless Driveway Monitor Kit notifies you when a vehicle enters or exits your driveway. The small, rugged, waterproof sensor easily mounts next to your driveway on the included stake. » Read More

Low Current Sirens from Interlogix

June 15, 2012

Every now and then, I’ve been asked how to install three or more sirens for an alarm panel. Since most security systems typically have a max output of 1000 mA, 3 or more sirens would overload the panel. A solution would be to use an external relay to power up the additional sirens.     A simpler solution is to use Interlogix Security’s » Read More

Know When Your Garage Door Opens – Automatically!

April 13, 2012

Home Controls has just added the complete line of Household Alert products from Skylink, including this snazzy kit. Designed for larger homes, the Skylink Long Range Household Alert Garage Alert Set monitors your garage door to keep you safe and secure. Long range functionality allows the sensor to signal the receiver from long distances » Read More