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Types Of Burglar Alarms

This web page describes different types of burglar alarms.

 

A burglar alarm may have more than one characteristic from the list, for instance a burglar alarm can be 'wireless', 'wired', 'audible only', 'monitored' or 'wired AND monitored', or 'wireless AND audible only'.

 

 

Audible only – noise only. No connections to a monitoring centre or police station; the deterrent is the noise. Auto dialling burglar alarms.

 

 

Auto-dialling – automatically dial a telephone number and play a recorded message.

 

 

Bells only – noise only. No connections to a monitoring centre or police station; the deterrent is the noise.

 

 

Dummy alarm – a pretend alarm, looks real but isn't.

 

 

Hard wired – a burglar alarm whose interconnections are physical (wiring).

 

 

Hybrid alarm – mixture of 'wired' and 'wireless'.

 

 

Monitored – alarms that are connected to a monitoring centre; the monitoring centre will note the alarm and call the police if necessary.

 

 

Wired – a burglar alarm whose interconnections are physical (wiring).

 

 

Wireless – a burglar alarm whose interconnections are not physical, for instance radio waves – similar to Wi-Fi. Wireless burglar alarms

 

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