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#233762 1-May-2018 16:35
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I've been getting different quotes for an alarm system to be installed at a sports club. The club has a very old alarm system and I'm trying to get the best possible solution for the long term. 

 

The two quotes I've received so far are for a Bosch 3000 system, the other is for a Paradox SP5500 Smart Kit. Both quotes are around $1300 however the Bosch 3000 quote includes a communication module (Permaconn) for monitoring plus two wired smoke alarms.

 

Not necessarily interested at the cheapest quote. Is one make better over the other one in terms of durability, upgradability etc? No internet connection at the club yet, ideally UFB to be installed in the near future.

 

 






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  #2006216 1-May-2018 19:48
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I've had a Bosch for a few years. It's extremely simple with no smart features at all, but I don't know what your model is like. It is reliable, but we had a lot of trouble when we tried to do ethernet monitoring with cellular backup. Once we switched to just cellular it was fine. Though I did dump my monitoring provider as they got annoying.

 

If you want simple and reliable Bosch is probably fine. If you want better features maybe consider the other.


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Sounds a bit pricey, although maybe they are putting in a more commercial grade one. Are they just normal sensors and how many do you have and what type. Normally if someone wants to get in these days they will just smash the glass.


 
 
 
 




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  #2006228 1-May-2018 20:01
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mattwnz:

 

Sounds a bit pricey, although maybe they are putting in a more commercial grade one. Are they just normal sensors and how many do you have and what type. Normally if someone wants to get in these days they will just smash the glass.

 

 

 

 

The Bosch quote is 3 IR sensors plus 2 smoke alarms. The sensors are the entry levels one, Blue Gen 2. Includes one existing door sensor.

 

The Paradox quote is for 3 sensors, Paradox Pro which I believe is entry level IR sensor. No smoke alarms.






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  #2006293 1-May-2018 21:42
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James Bond:

 

I've been getting different quotes for an alarm system to be installed at a sports club. The club has a very old alarm system and I'm trying to get the best possible solution for the long term. 

 

The two quotes I've received so far are for a Bosch 3000 system, the other is for a Paradox SP5500 Smart Kit. Both quotes are around $1300 however the Bosch 3000 quote includes a communication module (Permaconn) for monitoring plus two wired smoke alarms.

 

Not necessarily interested at the cheapest quote. Is one make better over the other one in terms of durability, upgradability etc? No internet connection at the club yet, ideally UFB to be installed in the near future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

wheres your location? 




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  #2006384 2-May-2018 08:55
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James Bond:

 

I've been getting different quotes for an alarm system to be installed at a sports club. The club has a very old alarm system and I'm trying to get the best possible solution for the long term. 

 

The two quotes I've received so far are for a Bosch 3000 system, the other is for a Paradox SP5500 Smart Kit. Both quotes are around $1300 however the Bosch 3000 quote includes a communication module (Permaconn) for monitoring plus two wired smoke alarms.

 

Not necessarily interested at the cheapest quote. Is one make better over the other one in terms of durability, upgradability etc? No internet connection at the club yet, ideally UFB to be installed in the near future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

wheres your location? 

 

 

 

 

Christchurch






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