Best wireless alarm system reviews

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Wireless home alarm systems are self contained units that when "armed" are designed to alert you or a monitoring company when a door or window in your home has been opened or tampered with. These units have a built-in power supply so they will continue to function even if the power to the house is cut off. Wireless alarm systems can be basic or offer a variety of specific features.

GE 45129 Wireless Control Center

The GE 45129 Wireless Control Center is the main control centre for the GE Choice Alert Wireless Alarm System. This is an inexpensive, easy-to-install system that provides monitoring for four separate zones. Each zone can have four separate components for a total coverage of 16 distinct areas within your home. Sensors are available for doors, windows, gates, water leaks and motion detection. The system produces a loud 120 decibel alarm to alert you when an area has been compromised. Three of the four zones can be toggled on or off, while one zone provides continuous LED notification and is ideal for monitoring water leaks, garage doors and even medicine cabinets. The system monitors the battery levels in each component and notifies you when the levels are low in a particular zone.

Skylink SC-1000 Complete Wireless Alarm System

The Skylink SC-1000 Complete Wireless Alarm System is a complete do-it-yourself system with easy installation and monitoring. This system utilises a rolling-code technology which prevents thieves from capturing and using your security codes. The Skylink SC-1000 comes with two door/window sensors and a motion detector. The system can be customised with 30 additional components, including Dial Alert and Flood Sensor. The system has the capability of calling 9 unique telephone numbers which you program into the unit. When the call is answered the system plays a 40 second message that you pre-record indicating that you have an emergency situation. The main unit runs on A/C power with a 9-volt battery backup.


The Visonic POWERMAX+ is the top rated wireless home security system according to the Home Security Store. Over 100 reviewers give the system a 4.5 out of five rating. The system comes with two magnetic sensors a pet friendly motion detector and a four button key-chain. The unit is easy to install and includes a wide range of additional add-ons, which include cameras that enable you to remotely view your home, latchkey notification that alerts you when you child gets home and traditional alarm systems add-ons, such as fire and glass-breakage notification.You can even program lights and monitor appliances with this system. Notification of a incident can be made by e-mail, text-message, phone or through a private security company

DSC Alexor Wireless Alarm

The DSC Alexor Wireless Alarm is designed for secure flexible installation. The unit contain a wireless keypad that attaches to the control panel, up to four of these wireless keypads can be remotely operated within the home. The Alexor system includes all the bells and whistles found in other home security systems; however, a unique feature of this system is the availability of a specially designed communication system that uses Internet connections or a GSM network to communicate an event. The unit comes with two magnetic sensors, a pet-safe motion detector and a key-fob.

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