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Installing a Home Security System

A home security system is an important device, its ability to watch over areas of a home autonomously provides a valuable function. Be sure your security system is operating correctly by following these installation tips. 1. Choose a place near your first point of entry. Also make sure this is close to a power source to install the panel. Often, you’ll only need a small nail to install the panel. Removable double sided adhesive can also be used. 2. A home security system will include basic door and window alarm sensors. These sensors usually come with a peel and stick backing that holds them into place yet allows them to be moved as needed. Use the guidelines provided to place... Read More »

Financing Business Security Systems

Many businesses demand a high quality security system as a standard for regular business operation. Because of its necessity, there are many ways in which a security system can be financed, through traditional finance lease agreement, or a hire purchase or an off balance sheet operating lease if required. A tailored finance solution for all security systems allows for them to be installed straight away with no capital outlay and spread the cost over a pre-determined period. This allows for security systems to be custom made for a specific purpose. The supplier or brand can be chosen ahead of time and the best deal for the equipment can be negotiated before it is put onto on a... Read More »

Thermal Image Security Cameras

Thermal imaging security cameras are getting immense popularity these days due to several reasons. They render infra-red radiations that help in detecting the things invisible to the naked eye. These cameras are commonly known as FLIR (forward looking Infra-red) and possess many uses in business as well as home area. They have been in use for more than a decade in a variety of ways that include night security, military areas, tracking criminals in night time, R&D, Maritime, Intelligent transportation systems, Gas detection, cores and components and many more. The viewing distance of thermal Imaging Security Cameras is limited to the range of Infra-red illuminator. These cameras are capable of... Read More »

How Do Camera Batteries Work?

Camera batteries are essential for outdoor video capture and photography, for both surveillance and general use. But just how do these sources of power work and what are the eternal functions? Essentially, most batteries contain three basic parts. Electrodes, an electrolyte and a separator. Within every battery are two electrodes, both of which are made of conductive material. When a battery is powering a device like a camera, a series of chemical reactions occur in the electrodes. These are collectively known as oxidation-reduction (redox) reactions. These reactions result in the flow of ions between the anode and the cathode. However, some of the most common batteries in use today are lithium-ion... Read More »

Security Fence Configurations

Security fences are used in many different security infrastructures. While the overall physical structure of the fences are the same, they are often configured differently to suit the varying requirements of different sites. Generally, fencing systems consist of panels which are placed alongside horizontal and vertical wires. Panels are hot dip galvanised followed by a coloured powder coating. The panels and wires are placed in between posts, which span the perimeter of the security site. Posts come with holes pre drilled and tapped to accommodate the panels. This is to allow for an easier installation with minimal tools The Posts come with brackets attached by screws which are tightened with an Allen key.... Read More »