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Rex Plus Electronic Watchdog is Always on Duty

September 19, 2012

Protect your home with a specialized motion detector designed to simultaneously alert you and deter intruders. The Rex Plus Electronic Watchdog is always on duty, guarding and protecting. Watchdog can sense motion through thick doors, walls or glass. When motion is detected, Watchdog sounds one of four selectable alerts: an angry, barking » Read More

Super Low Current Siren From United Security

August 24, 2012

Portable and compact, the Mini Siren from United Security is the perfect “screamer” for today’s wireless alarm systems that have minimal siren output. Drawing 120mA at 12VDC, you can actually have as many as 8 sirens connected to an HAI, Elk M1, GE or Napco alarm panel (assuming 1000 mA outputs from the alarm panel). The siren’s » Read More

Protect Yourself with the Mugger Stopper!

August 13, 2012

With the Mugger Stopper Plus, you can go out at night knowing you’re prepared. If you trip and fall or suddenly become attacked, simply pull the plug. Immediately, a piercing alarm sounds and a bright strobe light flashes, drawing attention to you and giving you time to get away. The compact device is lightweight enough to carry in a pocket or » Read More

Online Training & Business Support Tools @ Home Controls

August 8, 2012

Build Your Future on a Solid Foundation: Understanding the industry and having technical skills increases sales, improves productivity, lowers costs and builds the bottom line. That’s why companies rely on Bedrock Learning for training and materials that produce results and drive business performance. See all the Bedrock Learning Online » 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

Control Z-Wave Lighting with an Elk M1 Automation System

May 29, 2012

Connect your Elk-M1 Control to your Z-Wave enabled devices with the ELK-M1 to Leviton Z-Wave Interface, a specialized Elk-M1 serial expander. Now you can combine the innovation of Elk products with the wireless convenience of Z-Wave technology. Connect with wireless Z-Wave devices including: lights, thermostats, electronic locks, etc. » Read More

Live Securely & Comfortably with Skylink AAA+

May 17, 2012

Skylink AAA+ is a complete wireless system which not only functions as a security system, but also monitors your premises by giving you alert notifications when the system is not armed. It is also a home automation center, which allows you to remotely control household appliances and lights, even when you are away from home. It can be controlled » Read More