Burglar alarms are a must today to give our homes the necessary protection. The different components of a burglar alarm are the control panel, window and door contacts, a siren and motion detectors.
Every component of the alarm system is connected to the control panel by wires or wirelessly. There can be various different zones in an alarm system, which might be individual rooms. The central panel gathers signals from the different zones and transmits them to a centre. The monitoring centre is able to communicate with the central panel as they are connected via the phone line.
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With all the different types of burglar alarms available, it’s difficult to figure out which one is the best for your purposes. Today we take a look at how burglar alarms work and how to make sure your security system is keeping you safe.(via HomeInsurance.org)