Intruder Alarms: a First Line of Defence
Intruder alarms are often the first line of defence against burglary and, when monitored by an ARC (Alarm Receiving Centre), you can rest assured that your property will be protected.
Intruders do not want to attract attention to themselves or their activities for obvious reasons, so an intruder alarm with a highly visible external sounder unit will warn would-be thieves that the property is alarmed and is likely to attract a Police response if entered.
Dual Technology as Standard
Using our experience, which extends over 30 years in the electronic security industry, we have developed an intruder alarm specification that is designed to reduce false alarms from the outset.
We achieve this primarily by using Dual Technology detectors. Utilising two completely different detection methods – a traditional PIR (Passive Infrared Sensor) and a microwave detector. These units are triggered by different sources, meaning the possibility of false alarms is greatly reduced.
Sequential Monitoring Reduces False Alarms
Reducing false alarms is further aided by implementing sequential monitoring.
This system ensures the first activation being transmitted to the ARC (Alarm Receiving Centre) only attracts key-holder response. However, when the second activation comes through from a separate detector, the ARC operative escalates the alarm for Police response.
A single activation could clearly be a false alarm, but when the second event occurs it is more likely to be a genuine intrusion event and the Police can be dispatched with confidence.