Getting To Know Your Intruder Alarm Components
The control panel is the heart of your alarm system. Each device connected to your alarm system will interface with the panel. Your control panel can be hidden out of site reducing the chance of a burglar tampering or disabling in a hurry.
The Passive Infrared Sensor (Motion Detector)
These devices guard your rooms and measure the infrared light radiating from an object in it's field of view .
A surface contact (reed switch) detects a break in a circuit (ie door/window open)
Shock sensors sense vibration and have a varying levels of sensitivity. Upon striking a window the signal is sent back to the panel and an activation triggered.