Customers frequently hear the term "" cordless house security system"" and believe that there will be no wires whatsoever, however that is not the case. Let'' s take a look at each part of the system, how it is linked and other circumstances that might possibly turn up depending upon the specifics of your house, you source of power and your phone lines.
The sensing units. Wireless sensing units are exactly what make up a cordless system. The old difficult wired systems actually had wires originating from the control board to each and every door, movement detector and other sensing unit associated with the system. Wireless sensing units are a lot more practical since they can interact straight to the control board from throughout the house. The variety has to do with 100 feet however differs somewhat depending upon the number of walls/ floorings are in between the sensing unit and control board. That basically indicates that if you have a 10,000 square foot house with measurements of 100'' x100 ' and the control board is put centrally within the house, you'' d still be covered! And if you'' re fortunate sufficient to have a house larger than that, you can utilize signal repeaters to guarantee that the system is interacting 100% efficiently with its elements.
The control board. The control board gets signals from the sensing units and sends out signals to the tracking station. There are 2 essential wires that should be linked to the panel - the phone line and the power line. The control board is geared up with a 24 Hr battery backup (which charges itself when the power is brought back), however it does require a source of power to guarantee that your house and household are safeguarded 24/7. As far as the setup goes, the control board should be set up in a place that has access to a non-switched, non-GFI outlet that can be safely linked and not tampered with. In many cases, this includes setting up the control board in a practical place for you, for instance, by the front door or garage door, and running a power line through the wall and down into the basement or up into the attic depending upon the setup of your house.|This includes setting up the control panel in a practical place for you, for example, by the front door or garage door, and running a power line through the wall and down into the basement or up into the attic depending on the setup of your house. The phone line is run in a comparable way.