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Old 27-08-2013, 01:07   #1
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Wireless Solar Alarm system

Hi there,

I installed one of these a few years back on my House. Was extremely simple.
The "Alarm" unit was Solar powered (could be placed on mast somewhere).

The keypad + sensors were all wireless as well so you just stick those little micro sensors to doors and when they open the circuit is broken.

Just wondering if anyone uses something like this on their boats? I haven't seen too many alarm systems out there and was wondering why not?

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Old 27-08-2013, 07:39   #2
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Re: Wireless Solar Alarm system

I suppose one question might be how water proof is it?
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Old 27-08-2013, 08:17   #3
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Re: Wireless Solar Alarm system

Magnetic sensors are sealed, so weatherproof. The central control unit should be placed in a dry spot inside. The siren alarms are weatherproof, just be sure to make the wire connections weatherproof. Mount the keypad just inside the companionway, with a thirty second delay, enough to disarm after unlocking the hatch. Alarm systems are a good addition to any boat, cruising or not. Notice how I didn't reveal anything about my own boat? It doesn't pay to advertise.
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