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Dell laptops are junk...

December 4, 2018, 6:55 pm

just back from the repair store it seems wife's Dell laptop had died again.. third processor gone bad in 2.5 years... wouldn't be so bad if it was being used. But it mostly just sits on the shelf... Read more »

Adding Envisalink EVL4 - Auxillary Power Max'ed out?

November 22, 2018, 8:32 am

I plan on purchasing an EVL4 shortly but have a question regarding Auxiliar y Power Maximums. I have a Vista 20P control panel with the below auxiliary devices which have a total current draw of 5... Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018, 12:34 am

Guy has a parrot that's really nasty so he finally decided he's going to te ach it a lesson. He put's the parrot in the freezer. Figures he'll leave hi m in there for a while to teach him a lesson.... Read more »

looking to buy voice siren drivers

November 3, 2018, 12:40 am

hello! I am looking to buy at least 1 voice siren driver. I Have found the Ademco 745x3 and the amseoco vsd-208, but I am looking for different models. Specifically I am looking to buy either an FBII... Read more »

5834-4 key fobs intermittently stop working with 5881-ENH receiver connecte...

November 1, 2018, 11:11 pm

I have a Vista 20p panel with 2 6160v keypads and recently added a 5881ENH receiver so I could add key fobs. I successfully programmed the system to enroll 2 5834-4 key fobs in high-security mod... Read more »

Heard From An Old ASAer Today

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October 16, 2018, 11:23 pm

I told him he should stop in here and say hi. He says he's retired now. I may stop by and see him in the mid later winter. Looking at doing a Caribbean cruise with my wife for our 25th. Probabl... Read more »

Extreme RF Noise source locating

September 25, 2018, 8:52 pm

Hey guys, Yesterday I was setting up some wireless window sensors and was having trouble after learning them in, could not get proper response unless I was very close to the receiver. My thoughts... Read more »

universal IP communicator

September 22, 2018, 2:51 pm

Greetings Group, We're looking for a universal IP communicator that doesn't require a subscription to another service. (ie.. AlarmNet) If so can it handle a CID data stream? Tks, RTS -- *Ro... Read more »

Good quality and cheap H.265 H.264 4.0mp 8.0mp POE IP Cameras,4ch 8ch DVR w...

September 3, 2018, 9:01 am

Hello,guys we sell kinds of 4.0mp 8.0mp IP POE Cameras Dome(support Onvif),CCTV Home security camera systems,price and quality are both good,you may just need one H.265 POE IP Cameras price fro... Read more »

Up in An Attic In August in Yuma Arizona

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August 8, 2018, 1:00 am

Ran a new cable modem cable on Saturday. Holy crap! How do you guys do this ever day? Read more »

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Radioncs 9112 lockcode

Good evening all, I just got a Radionics 9112 panel, first thing I did was lock the reset pin and try to check for a lockcode with my 5200. Of course it was locked! Is there a way to zap the code ... Read more »


GEM-RP1CAE2 & 2x 8 zone Expanders - 17-24 zone OPEN

Hi, I have a Napco 3200 panel, with GEM-RP1CAE2 Keypad, two 8-zone expanders & a 16-point wireless receiver. My system was fine till I had 16 zones (8 from panel & 8 from a 8-zone expander + 8 point ... Read more »


How do you price CCTV service contracts?

Hello everybody, I'd like to tap the collective wisdom of this nice group. Reading the latest BICSI News newsletter, in the Secure your bottom line... article the author argues that typical charges ... Read more »


An Inconvenient Truth - Unlicensed Bay Alarm Company - Message from the CAA...

Group: Here is a message from Jon Sargent, CAA President, along with my reply. Got whitewash anyone? Jon Sargent CAA President 10-17-2006 This is not going away. The CAA has rules; Bay Alarm Company... Read more »


FAI Security Guard SG1, SG2, SG3, Ness Guardpost & others

As a registered security service technician, I'm here to help you. I was an installer on the FAI systems back in the 90's and I'm still servic ing them today in Victoria, Australia. I can help you... Read more »


Re: First Alert FA215 - how to replace the battery?

Thanks everyone for the good advice. Our battery just went out after a full 10 years and 8 months! The unit has been waking us up every 4 hours ARG! to complain of the battery failure. It's a Casi... Read more »


Pull Station Height

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This is a question for Nick to help keep his brain functions working. NFPA 72 says that the pull station should be mounted at 42-54 AFF ADA says that the pull station should be mounted at 48 AFF PA T... Read more »


ps tools download password

uploaded the program from a panel, no problem. triedto download and a popup said enter download password. tried a bunch, no good. tried to turn off this feature, need password. called other techs wh... Read more »


Ademco Lynx REN - Error Question

Hi: I am a DIY-er, and have a panel that has been showing some weird behavior lately. It's been showing a Low Batt indication, while showing zones 30-33. This is after the system has been armed, awa... Read more »


Does anyone know about Ademco high speed protocol

Does anyone know about Ademco high speed protocol ? I'm busy writing software for an alarmsystem and it would be nice if I could implement these features. Actually, I'm new at this kind of alarm syst... Read more »