There are many alarm manufacturers producing alarm panels and detectors, I hope to explain a little about the different types of detector available.Note not all manufacturers produce the same range of products.At Secure I AM we supply and fit Texecom and Risco products, because they are quality reliable products covering nearly every possible alarm system need.
The images above and list below are not exhaustive list of products available.
Wireless devices make installs less intrusive, makes decorating easier but the devices are priced at a premium due to the wireless technologies involved.Hard wired devices require cables to be hidden, makes installs difficult and labour intensive and there is a greater potential to damage the decor running cables, but the prices of the devices is significantly cheaper and outweigh the labour costs. When you come to redecorate it can pose some challenges.
These are usually panic buttons and door contacts and come in various shapes and sizes and grading options.Probably the most diverse range of detector available, from shock sensors, glass breaks and your PIR's to name a few.
Wireless devices are the same as devices 1 and 2 but with a wireless transmitter, there are many wireless systems on the market, old thick walls and Metal are wireless devices worst enemies but a quick survey for wireless should help determine suitability.designed to be pressed by the occupant of the premises to raise the alarm, hard wired or wireless, wall fitted or carried around on a key ring, worn as a pendant or on a wrist strap ideal for the elderly and infirm.