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Posted - 09/09/2020 :  12:44:31 AM  Show Profile  Visit vedardalarm's Homepage  Click to see vedardalarm's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
Perimeter protection should be more important than interior rooms for home security. Generally, we install fence around the perimeter or backyard area as the perimeter protection & security measure before. But how to prevent people from climbing the fence? Barbed wire? Yes, it is used in the old days.
What is the best security solution to warn illegal intrusion, theft, burglary and notify home owners in time? Infrared beam is adopted as the perimeter large land security protection. But traditional infrared beam is hard wired type and need to dig the groove and lay the pipeline. So it is used for commercial security and industry security or professional security project perimeter protection.
What security equipment can be used for DIY home security perimeter protection? Improved solar powered wireless infrared beam system. No any cables, no any connection is needed. You can just fix it on the wall of the entrance windows, balcony etc. sides, or fix it on a pair of steel pipe on the fence or ground. Meanwhile, you need to buy a same brand alarm panel to code with it. So, the intrusion will be sent to the alarm panel and notify you by SMS, voice call, app prompt.
No worry it won't work at extreme weather condition. It work at -30℃~+70℃。 No worry it won't work at rainy days. The natural light will charge it and it can work for 15 rainy days without charge. No worry thunderstorm or destroy. It will send fault alarm if it doesn't work. https://www.[ restricted ]/forum
Experience of installing and using solar beam system
It's 900 feet from home toward street end of driveway, a small hill and mature pine and spruce trees between transmitter and receivers in home, shop and barn. Once charged, the solar cells have been able to charge the batteries including that latest harsh Wisconsin winter. Once I knew unit was sealed both IR transmitter and receiver with clear silicone sealer, including screw holes [easily removed if ever required]. I've used this now for over a year without any failures to detect vehicles, pedestrians, bicycles and not a few deer!

The units were easy to set up and pair to each other and the receiver. The range is pretty good (I took them to my dads house last night to test on his half mile driveway, and they worked a couple hundred feet short once I had a clear line of sight to the house). However, when you set them up be sure to press the buttons on the back to turn them off if you aren’t going to install them right away. It will drain the battery on the “B” unit and they will no longer pair even though the B battery light comes on when you press it. After calling tech support this morning, I charged the B unit with the AC adaptor and they paired fine this afternoon. Word from the tech support guy is they need to be installed somewhere the solar panel will get at minimum 5 hours of direct sunlight each day to stay charged.

Works great but due to deer movement had to install in- ground unit also. Tall grass in area needed to be cut back, will give false indications. Always let's us know someone is coming. Installed about 500 ft away from house, never had an issue with signal.

Truly a great addition to our home! We can't see the entrance to our driveway and this is a great addition to our home security as it lets us know anytime someone drives in to or off of our property.

I wanted something to replace my "mighty mule" driveway alert that just didn't work too good. A lot of false alarms. In searching for a Driveway Alert I found this one. I bought the lower priced one with the base receiver first. It was very easy to install, and has performed flawlessly. I bought two 4 ft by 1 1/2 inch galvanized pipes to mount them on. The pipe is pricey at Lowe's, about $25 ea plus a cap. Pounded them about 1 1/2 feet in the ground. Very stable in my soil, but should buy 5 ft to be sure.
In 3 weeks, no false alarms, and it's notified me of every car coming in the driveway. I have a U shaped drive (in and out), and decided to buy two more sensors and the more expensive receiver. I paired two open/close sensors with my Smartthings, and attached them to the dry contacts connections on the receiver. Now when a car enters my driveway, I not only get a text message (set up in Smartthings->notify me when< skill), and Alexa says "Someone is in the driveway".

Like this product a lot. It is exactly what I needed. We live in the country and have a long driveway. We don't get many visitors but when they do come they surprise me when they ring the door bell. Now I know when someone is coming. The base is about 300 ft from the sensors inside our block house and we have never had a problem with receiving the signal. It took some work to get the sensors installed and aligned but it wasn't hard, just tedious. The sensors have a view hole to check the alignment and a digital indicator to show how well they are aligned. I really appreciated the mounting hardware included that provide for many mounting options. Included was a sheet from the vendor with links to Youtube videos.

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