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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1514108 16-Mar-2016 06:35
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NOt sure I want to give too many details of how bad our existing system is, it basically consists of a very old keypad and a couple of pir's in the corners of the lounge and one bedroom - none of which are actually connected to anything. Have been looking at the cleverloop for some time and like the look of the system.

 

Good luck to me...

 

Cheers

 

Richard


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Geek


  Reply # 1514109 16-Mar-2016 06:35
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I've no idea what brand our system is except it's a pain in the proverbial.

The alarm constantly goes off for unknown reasons (we think it might be sun-related) so whenever we go out we have to make sure we always close the curtains to avoid pi$$ing off the neighbours.

The outfit that installed it doesn't seem to know what the problem is either.

 

When we go away for extended periods (like overnight) we always leave our entry keys with neighbours so they can shut the alarm up if it's triggered.  

 

Fortunately we have very patient and understanding neighbours!


 
 
 
 


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 1514110 16-Mar-2016 06:47
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SouthernJ:

 

I've no idea what brand our system is except it's a pain in the proverbial.

The alarm constantly goes off for unknown reasons (we think it might be sun-related) so whenever we go out we have to make sure we always close the curtains to avoid pi$$ing off the neighbours.

The outfit that installed it doesn't seem to know what the problem is either.

 

When we go away for extended periods (like overnight) we always leave our entry keys with neighbours so they can shut the alarm up if it's triggered.  

 

Fortunately we have very patient and understanding neighbours!

 

 

 

 

You need to change installers immediately!

 

If they don't know what's causing the alarm to go off, they are incompetent at their job and the alarm isn't doing what you have PAID them to do.

 

Diagnosing domestic alarms is trivial.

 

It's either;

 

1. A faulty or incorrect type of sensor.

 

2. A sensor in the wrong place.

 

3. A faulty cable

 

4. A cowboy installer doing sh#t wrong.

 

Don't put up with poor workmanship, remember you've paid good money for a product. 


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 1514113 16-Mar-2016 07:10
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I sleep with my trusty golf clubs. 7 iron comes in handy to get rid of unwanted intruders and I get to practice my swing too.

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Reply # 1514123 16-Mar-2016 07:35
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Bosch alarm, Arlo camera system, several highly trained attack-cats who work alongside several motivated guard-chickens.  Lets not mention the dogs. :-D


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  Reply # 1514140 16-Mar-2016 08:20
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Do the PIR sensors in the rental place that aren't connected to anything at all? something lightweight and easy to move would be quite useful!


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  Reply # 1514144 16-Mar-2016 08:23
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Do I really need to post my existing setup...? Someone might be reading this!


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 1514146 16-Mar-2016 08:29
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Do not have a security system.


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Master Geek


  Reply # 1514165 16-Mar-2016 08:43
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I currently don't have a security system in place, so winning this will help my family to feel secure in our home.


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Wannabe Geek


Reply # 1514169 16-Mar-2016 08:50
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I currently do not have a system at all. Have just bought a house and it is on the want list. This one looks amazing! Pick me, pick me! :)


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  Reply # 1514187 16-Mar-2016 09:01
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My current system is a basic Paradox alarm with a bunch of PIR sensors - no internet or phone links, but does have a couple of remotes.


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 1514190 16-Mar-2016 09:09
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I have a couple of white-box WiFi cameras dotted around the place, dumping motion onto a OneDrive synced folder...

 


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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1514196 16-Mar-2016 09:18

Guard cat.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1514206 16-Mar-2016 09:35
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Alarm system of unknown brand installed by the sparky when we built the home... went off when we tried to set up the codes, realised our housing company had given us incorrect codes yell.. Thankfully, decided to turn itself off .. lucky as it was after 9PM, even luckier both Kids slept thorough it which is surprising as the internal screamer is outside both there bedrooms. We now have the correct codes but my wife is to scared to turn it on yell

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1514221 16-Mar-2016 09:43
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No security system at all, so this would be awesome!





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