A security alarm system should be carefully chosen, as it should be user-friendly and reliable for use. The guarantee of having the usable alarm for your own home, office or for a commercial cause just increases the security for every of the faults you may encounter. It will never show any disappointment at the hour of need. A few of the famous brands of alarm control panels are DSC, Ness D series, Paradox and Crow Runner and Power Wave series which are one of the most reliable and safe for use in securing the valuables.
The alarm control panel is mainly controlled by an LCD screen, rubber keypad button, tablet, touchscreen or any such device monitored by a mobile application. Ever control panel functions differently according to the features inserted into the alarm system, so it may not be suitable for everyone’s needs. We need to keep various factors in mind while buying and installing an alarm system either in your house, office, school or an industrial building.
Zone and the capacity of Sensor:
Mostly the size and the areas of the place matter and it should be capable of supporting the place in order for the alarm to be fitted in. Larger the space and area of the room or building, stronger the sensor should be used in the alarm security system. Some system stays separate and arises multiple alarms in areas independently armed or disarmed.
Various code pads are included for the control switches. An LED if preferable if high accuracy and resolution are needed in the screen and LCD is relatively cheaper than LEDs and is widely available in the market. Though both the LED and LCD have the same usage and functionality to use LCDs have lesser resolution than LEDs.
Even the touchpads can be used or the keypads whichever is more preferred by the owner of the alarm. Both the keypads have their own usage of advantage and disadvantages. Both are easier in their own way and prone to errors depending on its user. LED is considered the smartest due to its sharp features while both can be chosen as that has no compromise for any kind of security.
So the following have to be taken into account when looking for an alarm control panel that is correct for you:
- Remote control devices are highly compatible with the alarm system as it allows you to control it from everywhere and remain safe during any threat. You can remain silent and press any button to alert the outsiders for your help if you sense any danger in the building or room. Accessing controls too need an orientation or gesture suitable to control it from anywhere you want. The durability should always keep in check in case of wear and tear if needed to use in an emergency.
- Notification alerts through the mobile app or we can say a self- monitoring system is in use with the alarm system. This offline alert is induced to make you update regarding the happening in and around your area near the alarm system. This one is helpful to detect any danger or threats present nearby when you absent or away somewhere.
- Usability should be simple as possible and most matters are its durability and sharp features for detecting threats. It’s better to use popular brands as it gives a longer life span to the product than the cheaper ones.