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    Does anyone know what wires these are

    So I was installing something and accidentally cut the alarm wire going to the door sensor. It was two braided wires. Please see pics below. Any help would be greatly appreciated
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    Domestic Removal of a security

    I bought my ageing Ford F150 with an aftermarket security device, a relic called AVITAL 2100. It has given me exceptional grief and I decided that it is best simply removed. I located the main module under the dash and removed it by unplugging all the wires that went into it. Now I'm left with...
  3. V

    New here for study electronic technology knowledge

    Hi everyone! I am sales of security alarm systems and need to study electronic technology knowledge. So great to find this forum and much useful information.
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    Advice needed regarding P.I.R Outdoor security Light.

    Hi there, i currently have a outdoor light that comes on only when i flick the switch. i would like to install a motion sensor light instead. my question is can i use the existing wiring setup and switch, and just keep the switch in the on position so the light will come on when it senses...
  5. J

    Security alarm problem

    I have just replaced my external bell box with a RESON8. My previous box's battery was swollen and in preference to replacing the battery, I chose to replace the external bell box as it was 15 years +. I don't want to use the back-up battery in the external box as there's not much chance that...
  6. R

    Security Roller Shutter Door Isolator

    Hi All I'm trying to find an isolator that will take a class 4 security padlock for a factories roller shutter door, this is to comply with their latest insurance assessment. Can anyone point me in the right direction please? The usual 16/32A rotary isolators do not have a big enough hole for...
  7. C

    Home Security................

    We have a burglary nearly everyday in my area. Just wondering what security people put on their houses etc.
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    Domestic Removing a circuit with security alarm - help?

    Hi, I have just moved into a new house and there is a security alarm that doesn't work properly and the trip switch of the circuit that it is on is just permanently down. I want to rip out the alarm and get rid of it as it is old and no good. Can I just remove the circuit from the Consumer...
  9. gazdkw82

    Dual LED security PIR suggestions

    Looking for a quality dual PIR security light for a friend's house. I've done some searches but they all look cheap and I don't recognize any of the brands. Any recommendations?
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    Electric shock from outdoor security cameras

    Hi there. I just bought this outdoor security camera kit from Amazon. When wiring it up, I noticed that I got a small sharp shock when touching the small screws on the metal casing around the cameras. I...
  11. J

    Security Alarms info please

    Hi, I've been working in the electrical trade now close on 10 years. I have completed my Level 2 and currently working on 2365 L3 and NVQ Level 3. As I've always worked for other companies I don't know the answer to my question and maybe somebody can help me. What qualifications or authorities...
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    Security light flickering on and off and now not working

    I have quick question. One of our security lights started flickering on and off on the day we had that heavy rain. We switched it off and then back on the next day but now it doesn't work. As soon as u switch light ON, bulb comes on and then goes off after like 2 seconds. But then that's it. It...
  13. Marti

    Milenco Van Security Dead Bolts. Cheaper than ArmaDlock

    What are you guys using a additional physical security on on your vans? Assuming no-one is foolish enough to be relying on the OEM door lock and immobilisers. Being freshly minted, that is fleeced by various insurance and CPS bodies, I chose the DIY option and bought three Milenco Door Bolts off...
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    Cooper Menvier 9651 security alarm makes humming noise

    Our Cooper Menvier is only 4 years old and had its battery replaced because it periodically makes a loud humming noise that goes on for up to 40 minutes before stopping. It does this every few days, sometimes for a few days running. We called out the supplier and they changed the battery 4...
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    Security Alarm Install

    Hello am i right in thinking its ok to spur off a plug socket to FCU with 2.5 twin and earth the 1.5mm flex to the Security alarm panel ? am i right in thinking reason i want to do this is because there is no space in the CU
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    LED security light flashing

    Hi! Haven't posted here before but maybe you guys have some good advice. I'm on a job at the moment, they've given me an LED security light to wire in, I've never used one of these before, lo and behold it doesn't work. Derp. It lights up but flashes on/off about once a second. It's rated for UK...
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    Domestic Universal Vehical Security System

    Hi All, Im new here, I hope all is well, I have a few questions I hope some experts can answer for me as I am wondering what the functionality of these features might be on this security system. Someone broke into my car and broke my ignition key lock trying to start my car but did not succeed...
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    New member needs help, security/ fire alarm installers, maintenance/servicing

    Hi everyone hoping someone can point me in the right direction i have recently been approached by one of my clients who has a fire and security company that charges them a monthly subscription for ongoing servicing and maintenance, the client now wishes to use us and are looking for what we will...
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    Security Alarm recommendations

    First fixed for a security alarm about a year ago in my house and it's nearly time for second fix, I've only ever installed veritas r8's before, what do other people use? Are veritas a good brand as I have nothing to compare them to. I would like perhaps some phone app connectivity, the only way...
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    Help needed wiring led security garden light to outside.

    Help needed wiring led security garden light to outside. As you can see in pictures the electric wire is connected to this switch as seen in picture. I know the basic in wiring but i dont know why there is 2 electric wires. I have the 13a switch aswell 20180208 130848 -