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Wireless Home Security Systems

Aug 8, 2008
Home security systems are becoming a necessity with increasing break-ins. One needs to protect family members as well as their valued possessions. There are many kinds of home security systems which can have one or many kinds of devices working together. For centrally monitored security systems, there are options of choosing between wired and wireless security systems. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, along with the price factor.

Wireless home security systems have one big advantage over their wired-only brothers - they are much easier to install even by inexperienced users. They are especially useful in two situations.

The basic components are the same as in any security system consisting of control panel, touchpad, alarm, detectors and cameras. Wireless home security systems use radio wave frequencies transmitted by windows, door contacts and motion sensors. Touch pads at entrances enable activation and deactivation of the wireless system whenever needed. In case of power failure, a backup system comes into action thus providing continuous security.

The second situation when they become handy is when you want to move out. Wireless security day and night cameras that are vital parts of all our wireless home security systems can be easily removed and installed again in your new house saving you several hundred dollars for a new security system.

To use a wireless system, all you need to do is enter the password through the control panel. Usually, this is done before you enter you home, or when you leave it. Once the code is entered into the control panel, the control panel will send remote signals to the rest of the security system and will activate the alarm. Depending on the system you own, an alarm will go off either by motion detection or a door or window being opened.
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