I often get asked this question, when customers are choosing home alarm system components, which siren box is better? Here are the factors to consider when choosing a siren box for your home or business. Often units governed by Strata laws require certain rules to be followed for the external structure of units, including siren boxes . . You will need to approach your Strata body prior to a decision regarding size of siren. It is often Strata corporations require siren boxes to be of a certain size or non existent. If it is a requirement of your Strata complex that you cannot have an external siren box, then I would recommend you have a self monitored alarm system , for alarm notifications to your mobile. Power consumption, it is a known fact that the new LED siren light will draw less power than the conventional strobe. In short, if you power goes off and you have to rely on back up battery. The LED siren will last the longest. Summary always choose the larger siren, I know it is no
Changing mobile number for SMS notifications on your Bosch alarm Step 1) Enter the four digit master code followed by MENU Step 2) Enter 5-1-1 press OK Step3) select which mobile number you wish to change press OK Step 4) Enter the new mobile number press OK to save Step 5) hold down MENU to return to the home screen . NOTE: If you wish to delete a mobile number follow steps 1-3 once you have pressed OK on the mobile number press the OFF button to delete press OK and hold MENU to exit back to the main screen Changing the time and date Step 1) Enter the four digit master code followed by MENU Step 2) Enter 7-1-0 Step 3) use the up and down arrow buttons to enter the time and date , use the right arrow button to move across. Step 4) press OK and hold OK to exit back to the main screen Changing mobile number for SMS Control on the app Step 1) Enter the four digit master code followed by MENU Step 2) Enter 6-5-6 press OK
How to change the master code on your Bosch alarm Step 1) Enter your current four digit master code followed by MENU Step 2 ) type in 1-1-0 into the keypad , the keypad will prompt you to enter a new four digit master code. Step 3 ) enter in your new four digit code and press ‘OK’ Step 4 ) the panel will ask you to confirm this code ,enter the code again and press ‘OK’ Step 5) press and hold down the MENU Button for 5 seconds this will exit and take you back to the main screen.
Turning on your Bosch Alarm system Turning on you Bosch Solution panel 800, 862, 488 alarm system At the keypad enter your four digit pin code followed by #/ away To disarm your system enter your four digit pin code followed by #/ Away Arming your system in stay mode. If your system has been set up for stay/nigh arming enter your four digit code and stay/* To disarm from this mode enter your four digit code and #/Away.
How to change your Alarm battery Bosch Open the Metal case, this may set the alarm to sound if the alarm sounds enter your four digit pin code followed by #/away. Now remove the positive lead ( red ) then remove the negative (Black), Remove the old battery and replace it with the new battery, Place the negative lead on the negative terminal (black) Place the Positive lead on the positive terminal (red ) Close the panel up, fully arm the security system from the keypad and then disarm. To purchase a new Bosch alarm battery CLICK HERE This alarm battery is Suitable for all Bosch alarm systems.
Adding Remotes Step 1) Enter the four digit master code followed by MENU Step 2) enter 1-3-0 into the keypad this will display a list of users, select which user you wish to add the remote to and press ok Step 3) you will now see a lot of 0000000000 on the screen this is were you enter the ID number for the remote , located on back of remote . Press and hold the locked padlock button on the remote for 5 seconds, you will see the RF ID number appear on the keypad . Step 4) Press OK to save , Hold down Menu to exit and return to the main screen Delete remotes Step 1) Enter the four digit master code followed by MENU Step 2) type in 1-3-1 select which user remote you wish to remove and press ‘OK’ Step 3) you will see the RF ID number on the screen press ’OK’ to delete the remote . Step 4) hold down MENU to return to the main screen.
Is your home an open target for any wandering thief? Well if you're still doing the old 'key in the pot plant' trick or displaying all your new tech gadgets for the whole street to see, then you could well find your home marked by thieves. Burglars know all the tricks in the book when it comes to getting into your home, so it's vital that you don't carry on with the age-old practices that could mark you as a victim of theft. Here are the top four no-nos for home security. Hiding your key It's simple - don't hide your key around your home! Thieves have progressed from just peeking under your mat, garden gnomes and letterbox. They can carefully inspect that loose brick by your front door or spot your key hanging under your wind chime. Don't take the risk of leaving your key somewhere around your home, take it with you! Open for everyone to see If your neighbours can see what kind of TV you own, the model of your computer or your brand new oven in
Dahua IP Intercom System Whats so great about an IP intercom over a standard intercom? You basic non IP intercom has limited capabilities, basically one to one function, press door bell and see who is at the door , open with the unlock function if you have a door release latch installed. Apartments and some businesses would use this function with limited household's requiring it. Now we enter a new wave of technology, you no longer need to be home to see who is at your door. Increased Security The ability to be connected to your home at all times. The ability to open a door if your children, hubby or a guest requires access, this function is available at the push of a button and requires the installation of an electronic door latch on your door. If you are looking for an IP intercom with the Smarts, Dahua has it all. Review of the features from C.T.C Communications Picture memory , this gives the monitor the door station the ability to take a pho