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paulw11
paulw11
10 February 2012

security lights, sensors and alarms

security lights, sensors and alarms

Hi As long as the Bosch alarm can activate a relay in an alarm condition (I think it can - it is a fairly standard feature) then you can get your electrician to wire the…

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paulw11
Feb 10, 2012 6:36 pm
wrexter
wrexter
10 February 2012

Nisbet Security Systems and Protect 1 - Share your experienc

Nisbet Security Systems and Protect 1 - Share your experienc

Good experience with Nisbet, i have to call them back soon to finish up my install as the could not complete the SMS calling ability as i didnt have a phone line yet.

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wrexter
Feb 10, 2012 3:15 pm
wrexter
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cenemelectrical
Feb 06, 2012 6:26 pm
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
5 February 2012

NESS SECURITY PRODUCTS

NESS SECURITY PRODUCTS

you can still install a d8x into an existing home without wires! you will just need an rf interface possibly an extension aerial depending on the building, and all the…

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cenemelectrical
Feb 05, 2012 7:40 pm
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
5 February 2012

CCTV for new home -- which one??

CCTV for new home -- which one??

Go to Ness corporation in nunawading and look at their external dome range... they have a 520TVL IR dome line for under 190.00 each! Bosch also have the same as above for…

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cenemelectrical
Feb 05, 2012 7:37 pm
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
5 February 2012

Aiphone and video intercom

Aiphone and video intercom

Aiphone and kocom are great!! We install look-c ( about 3-4 per month ), have never had any problems with them, good price aswell http://www.lookc.com.au/ hope this helped

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cenemelectrical
Feb 05, 2012 7:35 pm
sij
sij
2 February 2012

Is this system or quote any good? PIR or REED Sesnsors?

Is this system or quote any good? PIR or REED Sesnsors?

ya wrexter who did you go through? PM me the quote you were given if you could.

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sij
Feb 02, 2012 4:16 pm
Eiffel
Eiffel
31 January 2012

Jaycar Video Intercom Weatherproofness

Jaycar Video Intercom Weatherproofness

Not yet....I'd put researching that on the backburner but am about to start looking again..... :th: :th:

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Eiffel
Jan 31, 2012 4:40 pm
Eiffel
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
10 January 2012

Telstra interim wireless with alarm panel

Telstra interim wireless with alarm panel

Thought so. I found this doco on one other thread. Telstra doco. Check out Section 13.2 It says 'will not support alarm panel ' http://www.telstra.com.au/smart-communi…

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rajan_g4
Jan 10, 2012 10:54 am
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
10 January 2012

Extra sensor - in garage or bedroom ???

Extra sensor - in garage or bedroom ???

Thanks Databoom. Yeah, sticking to my original plan. sensor in the garage :-)

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rajan_g4
Jan 10, 2012 8:11 am
rajan_g4
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Raleighfarm
Dec 21, 2011 1:07 pm
Raleighfarm
Trewman
Trewman
9 December 2011

Destructive MBR Worm attacks Computers Worldwide

Destructive MBR Worm attacks Computers Worldwide

A clear message to non computer knowledgable people is dont click something if you didnt intend to goto it or download it and ALWAYS read popups/messages/URLs etc my…

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Trewman
Dec 09, 2011 3:25 pm
mr.21
mr.21
6 December 2011

Fixed Window Security Screen

Fixed Window Security Screen

Hey guys, i heard about fixed window security screen a while ago. i have given it a lot of thoughts but i still couldn't understand how it works? it is almost certain that…

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mr.21
Dec 06, 2011 9:54 am
mr.21
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ope126
Nov 11, 2011 11:25 pm
Prometheus_au
Prometheus_au
3 November 2011

Extra CodePad for Hills R8 Alarm system

Extra CodePad for Hills R8 Alarm system

Easy As... Connected the three wires, reprogrammed from scratch - as my installer changed the "Go to Programming" code, tested and working like a charm. The…

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Prometheus_au
Nov 03, 2011 6:52 pm
Databoom
Databoom
22 October 2011

Provision for future security system?

Provision for future security system?

Hi, I am about to start building but was thinking that some time down the road I may like to put in a security system. Is there anything I can do…

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Databoom
Oct 22, 2011 12:22 pm
Databoom
Databoom
22 October 2011

Advise needed. Recommendation for wireless outdoor camera?

Advise needed. Recommendation for wireless outdoor camera?

Did a bit of research on this, no a great deal but just enough to know what I am looking for. I need some expert advise as to what brand/type to choose. I…

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Databoom
Oct 22, 2011 12:16 pm
Zarli
Zarli
8 October 2011

Who else gets computer virus hoax calls?

Who else gets computer virus hoax calls?

Put on my best indian accent and play the dumb computer user for a while :D

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Zarli
Oct 08, 2011 7:57 pm
Zarli
Jonesy_sa
Jonesy_sa
5 September 2011

Which alarm for DIY small home?

Which alarm for DIY small home?

Hi all, I didn't realise buying a house would be so time consuming!!! Anyhow, i have had some time to look at things and was wondering if i could get everyone's thoughts.…

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Jonesy_sa
Sep 05, 2011 9:46 pm
Big Nath
Big Nath
27 August 2011

Security Screen Doors -Perth

Security Screen Doors -Perth

Summit Security in Canning Vale, Western Australia (08) 9475 0290 (08) 6254 2275 U5/ 95 Bannister Rd Canning Vale WA 6155 They have the best quality screens. Ask for…

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Big Nath
Aug 27, 2011 9:27 am
Big Nath
TUBBYM
TUBBYM
19 August 2011

I want to disconect and replace my alarm - No user manual!

I want to disconect and replace my alarm - No user manual!

$899 installed is actually a little steep for a Ness Wireless system

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TUBBYM
Aug 19, 2011 10:47 pm
rramesh
rramesh
18 August 2011

Lockwood Nexion - Keyless Door Locks

Lockwood Nexion - Keyless Door Locks

@a320_pilot - I just placed an order with these guys http://digitaldoorlocks.com.au/Products-Home_Locks.html and I cannot get a response for when my order will be…

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rramesh
Aug 18, 2011 10:04 am
Eskay40
Eskay40
15 July 2011

Thinking about adding a wireless intercom...

Thinking about adding a wireless intercom...

No, to use a wireless screen, the base unit would have to have a wireless transmitter built into it, as well as the hardwired part.

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Eskay40
Jul 15, 2011 5:37 pm
Eskay40
westom
westom
26 May 2011

Safety Switches / Surge Protection

Safety Switches / Surge Protection
1, 2

The protector itself does not do any…

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westom
May 26, 2011 1:48 am
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thechengman
May 22, 2011 7:56 pm
Databoom
Databoom
10 April 2011

video intercom system

video intercom system

Hi, I'm an IT manager and need some advice on setting up an intercom system for my office. I'd like a camera system so reception can see…

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Databoom
Apr 10, 2011 8:44 pm
deeps
deeps
2 April 2011

Door bell with camera?

Door bell with camera?
1, 2

Plenty of these on eBay. However, I require two cameras, one regular without audio or doorbell (just to keep an eye on the front porch), and then one as a doorbell/intercom

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deeps
Apr 02, 2011 12:33 pm
paulw11
paulw11
20 March 2011

Another keypad or remote fobs?

Another keypad or remote fobs?

Most alarm systems are set up to open garage doors by connecting directly to…

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paulw11
Mar 20, 2011 7:24 am
Whatalass
Whatalass
19 March 2011

Side gate retrofit security/ pool usage?

Side gate retrofit security/ pool usage?

We are about to move into our new (old!) house. Every other house we have lived in has had alarms, secure gates etc. At the moment this house has zip. Also the house is on…

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Whatalass
Mar 19, 2011 12:41 pm
draco76
draco76
21 February 2011

hills nx8 auto comms test

hills nx8 auto comms test

thanks paul. will try this tomorrow..

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draco76
Feb 21, 2011 10:37 pm
Databoom
Databoom
10 February 2011

Wired Security System setup..experts, pls help

Wired Security System setup..experts, pls help

most keypads use three wires these days, the keypad should be mounted near the point of entry, this minimises the need to isolate certain areas when leaving (unless force…

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Databoom
Feb 10, 2011 12:20 pm
Databoom
Databoom
10 February 2011

Bushfire areas - water tanks

Bushfire areas - water tanks

we have to have 225000L, the best place to locate it (if you are using it to supply water to the house) is level with the house that way the pump can be a smaller one…

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Databoom
Feb 10, 2011 12:05 pm
Databoom
Databoom
10 February 2011

video intercoms

video intercoms

Bticino are a very good unit I have been installing them for ten years and have had no complaints, DAS also have a good IP device that is new to the market, I will be…

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Databoom
Feb 10, 2011 11:52 am
ledgend80
ledgend80
5 February 2011

Magnetic cupboard/drawer locks for child safety

Magnetic cupboard/drawer locks for child safety

i think they need to be at the top for a couple of reasons. 1 if you put the latch at the bootom of the door then the child could possible pull the top half of the door…

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ledgend80
Feb 05, 2011 2:09 pm
LazyStick
LazyStick
3 February 2011

Deadlocks scare me, are there any alternatives?

Deadlocks scare me, are there any alternatives?
1, 2, 3

First, you have to know that a determined robber can break into just about any lock there is. So your job is to make it harder for them so that they'll just pass on your…

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LazyStick
Feb 03, 2011 6:00 pm
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blueblueblue
Jan 24, 2011 9:48 am
kamranshakil
kamranshakil
19 January 2011

What's new in the world of security?

What's new in the world of security?

I like these products... has anyone used…

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kamranshakil
Jan 19, 2011 6:42 pm
donuts
donuts
16 January 2011

Where do you store your lighter?

Where do you store your lighter?

if you have an integrated rangehood, I find that little narrow cupboard in front of/above it handy for things like candles, matches and lighters.

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donuts
Jan 16, 2011 4:11 pm
donuts
gpierce
gpierce
6 January 2011

Safety Switches RCD (Melb Northern Suburbs)

Safety Switches RCD (Melb Northern Suburbs)

Definitely a doorbell transformer. Had that exact same one in our old house.

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gpierce
Jan 06, 2011 9:19 am
kb46
kb46
24 December 2010

How Secure Can Breezeway Glass Louvre's Be?

How Secure Can Breezeway Glass Louvre's Be?

If you want to leave them open when you are out you could use crimsafe flyscreens (or similar in another brand). We have louvres throughout our new house. When they are…

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kb46
Dec 24, 2010 4:57 pm
TheShed
TheShed
20 November 2010

Sydney Safest Suburbs?

Sydney Safest Suburbs?

Unfortunately sleepy coastal towns have criminals too. I live in one and there is a number of thefts from houses and cars, though many because of an open window or…

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TheShed
Nov 20, 2010 9:14 pm
esm
esm
16 November 2010

Hills Reliance Alarm - Where to Buy Remote Controls?

Hills Reliance Alarm - Where to Buy Remote Controls?

as a rule hills will not sell to unlicensed people nor will other suppliers, the person offering minimum 20 is unrealistic, contact me and I…

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esm
Nov 16, 2010 1:23 pm
digamma
digamma
12 October 2010

Would this system be any good?

Would this system be any good?

That's very similar to the system I bought. I think mine has a couple of extra bits and a different style siren. You won't be disappointed with it, but put the keypad…

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digamma
Oct 12, 2010 6:17 pm
digamma
House_of_Dreams
House_of_Dreams
12 October 2010

Is this a good home security deal?

Is this a good home security deal?

Just a warning about some of those people that door knock. There have been cases where these people in fact have been crooks casing out potential victim's. When I built my…

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House_of_Dreams
Oct 12, 2010 10:07 am
House_of_Dreams
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
21 September 2010

Proper installation for fire safety box

Proper installation for fire safety box

Why the new thread? Anyway, can you get access under the floor? We have the same situation, I just got a quote on the large safe, $350 so well priced they say that it…

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Nathan SteelFab
Sep 21, 2010 10:57 am
Nathan SteelFab
rob_phill
rob_phill
20 September 2010

Need urgent advise on security screen

Need urgent advise on security screen

which brand of screen has the best visibility? not much info on these on the internet unfortunately.

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rob_phill
Sep 20, 2010 10:30 pm
7eleven
7eleven
16 September 2010

Wireless Remote with Bosch Solution 16plus

Wireless Remote with Bosch Solution 16plus

Hi guys, I had my bosch alarm installed but now I want to be able to operate garage doors with a wireless remote. Is there an easy way for me to program one of the spare…

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7eleven
Sep 16, 2010 4:25 pm
Bagheera
Bagheera
15 September 2010

Replacing video intercom

Replacing video intercom

jt72 sorry for highjacking your thread but I have a question for Databoom... I'm in the west and building a single level house - I allowed for conduits for outdoor…

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Bagheera
Sep 15, 2010 11:42 am


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