Category: Product News

AARtech Canada To Distribute First Alert ONELINK

We’re pleased to be carrying the brand new First Alert ONELINK wireless smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.  Traditionally, smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms will sound the alarm in case of danger, but only the detector that senses trouble would sound.  The problem is that if the detector in the basement goes off, the

Aiphone Video Intercoms

Intercom systems afford the homeowner both convenience and additional safety by not having to go to the door to answer it.  We’ve recently added Aiphone video intercoms to the mix because many of our customers were asking for the ability to connect a second interior video station to the system.  SVAT allows for a single

New Vendor – Wayne-Dalton Z-Wave

We’re pleased to announce that AARtech has signed on as a distributor of Wayne-Dalton products.  Wayne-Dalton has put a tremendous amount of R&D in to the ZWave and in addition to light switches and plug-in modules they have a very good ZWave thermostat and have developed some unique products to augment their line. I really

DSC Alexor – The Great Protector

OK so the name is cheesy but the concept is beautiful.  Traditionally DSC and GE wireless alarm systems were self-contained in the keypad.   Just run power/phone to the keypad location and add your wireless motion/door/window sensors and you’re done.  Fast and simple set up.  The only issue is that since everything is in the one

MicasaVerde Adds Insteon / X10 Support to VERA

Already an extremely user friendly and competent Z-Wave home controller, the VERA system has added Insteon and X10 support in the latest beta release of their firmware.  Users will be able to view status, control and schedule X-10 and Insteon lights and scenes in addition to their current Z-Wave support.  Micasa Verde has recently moved