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AnnH
AnnH
11 October

Smart house options

Smart house options

This is fantastic. Thank you

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AnnH
Oct 11, 2021 6:40 am
mayurbvb
mayurbvb
21 July

Integrating IP intercom with digital lock

Integrating IP intercom with digital lock

Hello Guys, I'm in middle of wiring of our new home and have put wiring for IP Intercom (either…

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mayurbvb
Jul 21, 2021 9:58 am
mgrisold
mgrisold
8 July

236i Keypad Beeping / Error

236i Keypad Beeping / Error

There was two images attached but they don't seem to be displayed! Take two: https://photos.app.goo.gl/VY58CkN455KD2uHR9

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mgrisold
Jul 08, 2021 2:39 pm
squall3031
squall3031
30 June

Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert

Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert

Hi everyone, Just wanted to let you know that I sent this Video to Bosch Tech Support and the Tech support person said this is the wrong step. You will end up getting call…

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squall3031
Jun 30, 2021 9:39 pm
COWIIE
COWIIE
28 April

Bosch Alarm System Troubleshooting

Bosch Alarm System Troubleshooting

Thanks for your suggestion. All sorted now. It was actually a fun experience. After a few days I contacted the seller and troubleshooted with them. Turns out they…

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COWIIE
Apr 28, 2021 6:27 pm
Trantech
Trantech
28 April

CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?

CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?

I would say wait for handover, but if possible have the builders/electrician pre-run the cables in the areas you desire so you can then hire someone to install CCTV or…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 12:20 pm
Trantech
Fore2
Fore2
28 April

neighbour's camera or motion sensor?

neighbour's camera or motion sensor?

It could be an infra-red camera disguised as an alarm strobe. I have seen these around to fool people but in fact the are watching you cook your Steak and eggs!!!!

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Fore2
Apr 28, 2021 11:51 am
Trantech
Trantech
28 April

Recommend security cameras + supporting system

Recommend security cameras + supporting system

If the fan making a noise is still an issue Dahua offers a recorder that's fan-less (NVR2108-8P-4KS2), but I recommend not installing that recorder somewhere that's not…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 10:37 am
Trantech
Trantech
Trantech
28 April

IP CCTV system recommendations

IP CCTV system recommendations
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Lock is similar to Dahua in a lot of ways and are supported on Dahua products systems and others since it has the onvif protocol. Both LOCK and Dahua are very good for…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 10:21 am
Trantech
Trantech
Trantech
28 April

CCTV Upgrade help and advice

CCTV Upgrade help and advice

Hey Fval, best case would be if you can upgrade especially if you're worried about it being loud the Dahua brand is still an amazing brand to stick with when it comes to…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 10:05 am
Trantech
Trantech
Trantech
28 April

Wireless vs Wired home alarms?

Wireless vs Wired home alarms?

I can only speak on Bosch alarms, but in general wireless and wired are good the only problem with wireless are they require batteries of cause and they go into a 3 minute…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 8:45 am
Trantech
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
16 November 2020

Face masks

Face masks

My wife makes masks, and she colour co-ordinates with her clothes for work! If we have to wear masks (still, even with no Covid cases for 2 weeks here), then they may as…

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Sparkyf
Nov 16, 2020 8:40 pm
Sparkyf
MaryLo1987
MaryLo1987
9 October 2020

Security door with ordinary fly screens on windows

Security door with ordinary fly screens on windows

it seems to me that in this case you need to think about more durable glass. I heard there are such in our market. Have you considered this option? Otherwise it will be…

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MaryLo1987
Oct 08, 2020 11:18 pm
boxhill
boxhill
3 October 2020

Single story house - security camera system

Single story house - security camera system

I am thinking of a POE system with 8 cameras for my single storey house. Any idea where best to mount each camera? I think 2 front, 2 rear, 2 on left side of house and 2…

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boxhill
Oct 03, 2020 11:07 pm
boxhill
Databoom
Databoom
9 June 2020

How to improve the home security?

How to improve the home security?

Vizilok is all about privacy and security. This satin nickel finish commercial grade indicator lock…

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Databoom
Jun 09, 2020 7:25 pm
GLO
GLO
2 June 2020

Home Security Camera options

Home Security Camera options

The whole idea of a public forum is to share thoughts and questions. NOT address' I agree that it is a gold mine of information, but that it what forums are all about. …

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GLO
Jun 02, 2020 7:32 pm
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aussieta
Apr 15, 2020 7:37 pm
aussieta
building-expert
building-expert
1 April 2020

Building Site Thefts on the rise

Building Site Thefts on the rise

There has always been theft from building sites and its not just from those passing by looking for an opportunity but more likely tradies working for you or working in the…

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building-expert
Apr 01, 2020 8:20 am
building-expert

Hi all I am researching a Google Nest Cam Outdoor setup for my current home. Whilst the Google Nest Cam…

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mcored
Jan 01, 2020 3:47 pm
mcored
Bels
Bels
5 September 2019

Containment for pets in the living room

Containment for pets in the living room

Previously before my reno I used child gates and barriers to keep pets out of the kitchen

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Bels
Sep 05, 2019 10:42 pm
mandaralaw
mandaralaw
6 August 2019

Home Security cameras - 2 Storey

Home Security cameras - 2 Storey

I recommend NVR and Cameras from Jashlen.com.au

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mandaralaw
Aug 06, 2019 2:33 pm
opti
opti
25 February 2019

Digital Door Locks

Digital Door Locks
1, 2

I know this is an old thread, but to anyone who stumbles across this thread via a search (like I did), a quick note on insurance: You can have a digital deadbolt lock…

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opti
Feb 25, 2019 11:57 am
IamSAM
IamSAM
20 September 2018

Ring Doorbell

Ring Doorbell

Hi, if you are referring to the Digoo video door bell link that I had posted earlier - then essentially it is similar to RING. Both have video camera, PIR, wifi, powered…

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IamSAM
Sep 20, 2018 8:10 am
IamSAM
WilsonB
WilsonB
17 September 2018

Recommend the BEST home security services in SYDNEY?

Recommend the BEST home security services in SYDNEY?

Hey Sam, Thank you for responding. My concern is about lock system. Yes, they deal with locks. And I am sorry for not pointing out the main search term on the post. Hope…

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WilsonB
Sep 17, 2018 1:54 am
Techsmax
Techsmax
2 February 2018

Sec cameras and solar

Sec cameras and solar

Hi vijaytee1 IP cameras are the way to go (PoE), Yes they cost a bit extra but you do have the option to integrate them into other system within your home. Have a look…

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Techsmax
Feb 02, 2018 11:19 am
Techsmax
Techsmax
Techsmax
2 January 2018

Home security system recommendations

Home security system recommendations

The Best Home Security Companies of 2019 Frontpoint: Best overall system, balancing DIY installation with professional-quality…

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Techsmax
Jan 02, 2018 1:08 pm
Techsmax
chrisbon
chrisbon
27 September 2017

Back to base alarm systems - conversion to NBN

Back to base alarm systems - conversion to NBN

Yes, GSM Unit requires a sim card but end user need not to maintain it. The security companies provide and maintain it if you are back to base monitoring customer and you…

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chrisbon
Sep 27, 2017 12:48 pm
syautd
syautd
4 July 2017

Question on alarm system

Question on alarm system

Yes, it seems like program zone issues.

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syautd
Jul 04, 2017 6:27 pm
syautd
syautd
syautd
30 June 2017

Looking for Swann Security Camera Installer in Melbourne

Looking for Swann Security Camera Installer in Melbourne

Any security business with the Victoria Police can do.:-P

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syautd
Jun 30, 2017 11:00 am
syautd
bashworth
bashworth
10 June 2017

Patio Bolts and Home Contents Insurance

Patio Bolts and Home Contents Insurance

There are a lot of patio doors, and sliding windows, that can be easily lifted out even when locked. Bolts are one solution. Another is to fix a timber packer over the…

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bashworth
Jun 10, 2017 8:18 pm
bashworth
Obi.Wan
Obi.Wan
9 June 2017

Two way voice

Two way voice

What would be a reliable home-to-base service in Melbourne?

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Obi.Wan
Jun 09, 2017 9:27 am
Obi.Wan
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
16 May 2017

How secure are awning windows?

How secure are awning windows?

Hey, Not really. It is a 60 cm high window. It looks like I will have to get creative :).

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gaweleczek
May 16, 2017 9:56 pm
Jordann
Jordann
30 April 2017

Security film - anyone used it?

Security film - anyone used it?

Did anyone end up getting a quote for this?

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Jordann
Apr 30, 2017 9:45 am
Jordann
Sitting_Duck
Sitting_Duck
25 April 2017

Double Front Door

Double Front Door

Hey, My home has just pasted the 6 ½ years old mark & has surprisingly aged well apart from the builders front double doors (painted solid MDF). I don’t feel…

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Sitting_Duck
Apr 25, 2017 7:51 pm
scubabe
scubabe
23 February 2017

Latest recommendations on wireless cameras

Latest recommendations on wireless cameras

For the new house I'm building, I've got a Ring doorbell camera and I will be installing Ring video cameras externally as well. https://ring.com/stickupcam I'm loving…

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scubabe
Feb 23, 2017 1:09 pm
scubabe
trayracer
trayracer
15 February 2017

Cost to install a cctv system for a double storey house?

Cost to install a cctv system for a double storey house?

During the build, I provisioned for CAT6 network cable to be run to all camera points. This cable feeds data from the camera and supplies power to it, but you need a Power…

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trayracer
Feb 15, 2017 8:13 am
lghulm
lghulm
10 January 2017

Alarm company recommendations PERTH

Alarm company recommendations PERTH

Alarm Doctor provide cost effective CCTV Repairs, Alarm Maintenance and Alarm installation service, provides reliable repairing services.

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lghulm
Jan 10, 2017 5:01 pm
olya
olya
9 January 2017

Which Home Alarm system?

Which Home Alarm system?
1, 2

Which of these is best depends upon your kind of need and the type of security you require.

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 8:11 pm
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
4 January 2017

Security system, is it worth its price?

Security system, is it worth its price?

It all depends on an individual's choice. But I feel yes, you need to consider many important factors before you buy a security…

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CameronRobertson
Jan 04, 2017 4:36 pm
CameronRobertson
JackT
JackT
6 December 2016

Window shutters

Window shutters

These messages are very helpful! I recently read, telling how coronavirus could spread in the air, so I need roller shutters for insulation purposes.

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JackT
Dec 06, 2016 4:37 pm
JackT
syautd
syautd
7 November 2016

security services

security services

I am also looking for security company

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syautd
Nov 07, 2016 12:58 pm
syautd
renoauction
renoauction
16 September 2016

How to make my place more secure at night

How to make my place more secure at night

Solar powered sensor lights are great and maintenance free. Watch out for the cheap ones at bunnings as they dont seem to last more than a few years.

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renoauction
Sep 16, 2016 10:27 am
syautd
syautd
5 September 2016

Home security system

Home security system
1, 2

Ok, can not commend too much. Feel happy is enough.:-D

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syautd
Sep 05, 2016 5:25 pm
syautd
bpratt
bpratt
2 September 2016

Carbon Monoxide detecter

Carbon Monoxide detecter

Had me wondering too.... surely in a modern house, there should be enough natural ventilation going on through the gaps in the window frames. I'm thinking the best place…

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bpratt
Sep 02, 2016 10:30 am
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
18 August 2016

Alarm installer in Brisbane

Alarm installer in Brisbane

Hi, Can you recommend an alarm installer in Brisbane? Thanks

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gaweleczek
Aug 18, 2016 1:27 am
syautd
syautd
29 July 2016

Security system or security screens

Security system or security screens

I guess, home security monitoring systems would definitely benefit much more than security screens. Though latter deter miscreants from the outside, cameras or monitoring…

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syautd
Jul 29, 2016 10:56 am
syautd
jhiace
jhiace
21 July 2016

Pacom, Bosch or Samsung CCTV

Pacom, Bosch or Samsung CCTV

Yes the high end Swann gear is Hikvision, and quite good compared to the lower spectrum Swann rubbish!

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jhiace
Jul 21, 2016 3:28 pm
Yu888
Yu888
23 June 2016

Securing a Garage Door?

Securing a Garage Door?

Hi, I will give you some tips.This will surely help you…. Don’t leave the garage door keys or remotes in your car Buy a keychain remote opener that you can…

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Yu888
Jun 23, 2016 9:55 pm
Yu888
perthgirl16
perthgirl16
27 January 2016

Keys - How Many combinations

Keys - How Many combinations

OMG - I shudder to think of all the tradies going through the place in the 3 years we have been building.

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perthgirl16
Jan 27, 2016 2:14 am

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