For those of you looking for a DSC alarm system with wired connections or wired and wireless options, please have a look at our knowledgebase article here. It goes over the basics of alarm panel and keypad selection as well as fully wireless keypad options.
Help! My alarm system is beeping or is showing a low battery alert!! Alarm batteries tend to be good for a few years but if the battery becomes fully drained and the alarm continues to try to run, even a good battery may end up needing replacement. Or if the battery is just too old
In an earlier blog post we wrote how XBMC can take control of Insteon lighting through an ISY99/ISY994 controller so it can automatically: dim the lights when you start playing a movie or TV show brighten the lights a bit when you press pause and dim them back down when you resume (munchies or bathroom
If you have, or plan to purchase a DSC alarm system you can have the ‘Rogers Smart Home’ functionality, but without the associated monthly fees. We can show you how! If you’re a dealer selling these systems – this is a GREAT way to add Smart Home functionality to new and older systems for customer
For those of you with Powermax wireless alarm systems looking to integrate with a home automation system, MicasaVerde’s VERALITE or VERA3 is a great solution. There is a FREE software plug-in that allows VERA to ‘see’ alarm and zone status and control the panel, allowing for integration of alarm and automation events. Pair VERA with
With VERALITE or VERA3 as your home automation controller and a compatible ZWave Door Lock, it’s possible to control the lock, add/remove PIN codes remotely (via computer web browser), and also receive automatic alerts. What sort of lock events can trigger an alert? Check it out: The options: Door Locked / Unlocked BAD PIN