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    Pyronix alarm disable door sensor

    Hi, I have a Pyronix home alarm and hoping for some assistance please. Alarm randomly keeps going off about 4 times every house (even in the middle of the night). Front Door tamper triggers therefore meaning there’s an issue with the door sensor. My Engineer is on holiday and isn’t picking...
  2. K

    UK Is there a device or a way which will alarm us if a water pump has stopped working?

    Sorry if this is a stupid question. We have a waste water pump in our first floor flat. The water pump failed and stopped draining water from the shower. We noticed too late and the water draining through the ceiling in to the property below. Is there a device or something we can do to know...
  3. Electrical2go

    Save on Kidde Alarms This Weekend!

    Hi all, This weekend we are running an offer on selected Kidde alarms! Make sure you stock up as these are some of our lowest prices yet. Click one of the images below to find out more.
  4. O

    Smoke alarm regulations

    I've asked a similar question before I think and we came to the conclusion that apart from new houses and HMO's etc there aren't any rules about fitting smoke alarms in existing properties that have been extended. We are doing a job at the moment and I have actually fitted a smoke in the...
  5. pirate

    How to disable a burglar alarm

    Can someone please guide me on this? I have virtually no experience of home alarm systems. The client has an alarm which had been fitted to her flat a few years before she bought it. She wants it permanently disabled. She contacted the company who said the annual subscription had been cancelled...
  6. Electrical2go

    Save on Smoke, Heat & CO Alarms this Weekend!

    Hi all! This weekend we have an offer on 8 of our most popular Smoke, Heat & CO alarms from trusted brands! Don't wait too long as these offers will end Sunday midnight!
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    Texecom Alarm issues

    Hi everybody. We had a Texecom system installed 3 years ago. Earlier this year we had a battery problem and the installer came back and changed the battery but he said it was running down way too fast when he tested it. He also found that the system was throwing up lots of errors and was no...
  8. A

    Disabled toilet alarm

    Hi I’m installing a disabled toilet alarm and they need an extra beacon in the office about 100mt away. Has anyone got any suggestions as to what cable to use for this longer run
  9. P

    Adding a heat sensor to an existing, interconnected smoke alarm system

    I currently have a home with 7 interconnected, hard-wired smoke detectors. I have a hard-wired heat alarm in the garage that I need to have interconnected to the rest of the system, per local regulations. My solar installer added the heat sensor but does not seem to know how to handle the...
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    Veritas R8 6 beeps unset

    Hi all, Requesting your help please! I know this is an old system but has been working amazingly for 7 years! I had an engineer out who done a reset apparently however it hasn’t cured my fault! When the system is not activated the main control box beeps every 30 minutes or so three times...
  11. V

    Veritas R8 alarm set not working

    Hi, I have a veritas R8 alarm and corresponding keypad. Recently a powercut caused one of my keypads to stop working. I replaced the battery in the main alarm unit and after a reset the keypad started working but everytime I try to set the full or part alarm, the keypad seems to go into a walk...
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    Shut AC supply down to dolar via NO fire alarm IOU

    Hello People Our Enphase solar system needs to have the AC supply shut down via the fire alarm contactors local input output unit that has NO & NC volt free contacts. Is there a kit i can buy or should i just buy a DB with a 4 pole contactor etc? how would you do this Bevause its an enpahse...
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    Home alarm first fix wire requirements

    Hi all, I currently have a Pyronix Enforcer V10 Wireless alarm system. I have some shock/contacts on windows, doors, PIRs, and an external siren. It's fine for now, and the batteries last ages. The main complaint is a terrible external PIR which is disabled due to endless false alarms. I'm...
  14. O

    C-TEC fire alarm compatibility

    Hi, I need to extend a fire alarm, the panel is a CTEC CFP 2 zone one and currently it has a couple of apollo alarm sense sounder bases/heads on it. I fitted 2 extra normal (non-sounder) alarm sense bases and alarm sense heads but the panel is showing a fault on that zone, the fault clears if I...
  15. M

    Texecom Veritas alarm Tamper light

    Hi, just wondering if anyone could help me. I’ve just installed a texecom Veritas alarm in my garage at home and can’t seem to get rid of the tamper light at all. At first I was getting red lights on all my zones Aswell as tamper. I then linked out all zones which got rid of the red zone...
  16. jozefbehr

    Jozef BehrL Looking for co alarm

    Hello. Looking for recommendations on a co alarm. Usually use aico but client is not happy with the look of them. Old victorian house probably.
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    Smallest co alarm for period house

    Hello. Looking for recommendations on a co alarm. Usually use aico but client is not happy with the look of them. Old victorian house probably need 8 of them. A few dead bodies would be preferable to an aico ei208 on the ceiling
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    Alarm is Tripping New Consumer Unit

    Hello all I hope you are well. I had a new Alarm Panel installed in January and all was working well until I got a new Consumer Unit installed Last Week which has RCBOs. The previous Unit was just a Fuse Box. The Alarm Panel is on its own Circuit connected via a Fused Spur. The RCBO for the...
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    Texecom veritas alarm

    Hi I’ve recently installed a texecom veritus excel alarm system but having an issue with the sounder not going off when triggered by the pir I’ve only got one pir wired in to the control panel and the other 7 zones are linked through. When I try and do a walk through test the pir isn’t being...
  20. HoneycombEchoRomeo

    Removal of smoke alarm in bedroom

    Hi Guys, just before i call the sparks out, am i able to remove a smoke alarm and get it in a junction box in a bedroom? they are hardwired so it will be in a junction box then hidden in the ceiling. they are two meters away from the other one which is in the hallway. its just the room is...


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