Flood Sensor

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The security system page is just an add on to the main Xfinity website, and it feels very much like an afterthought. There are no links to testimonials or reviews of any sort for their home security systems and most of the links lead you back to the standard cable TV or internet services for which Xfinity is widely known. In comparing the other home security companies we've reviewed against Xfinity, nearly all ofthemeither offer a cheaper price, a better package of equipment, or both. It's hard to give Xfinity home security a very high rating when so many other home security systems seem to offer a lot more for the money. Plus, customers won't be forced to deal with yet another cable company and all that entails. The basic CPI system is called In Touch, and it functions much like other 24/7 rapid response alarm monitoring systems.

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Historically this has been a “dealer only” industry. The difficultly purchasing hardware and getting manufacturer technical support, especially for warranty issues, has been a roadblock for DIY projects. But there ARE paths to tackle those concerns reliably. The real issue however is not where to get the equipment but what equipment do I need and why?Understanding DIY home security system basics is the first step. If you are a home security installation newbie then this series of articles are for you!Manufacturers have had pet immune motion detectors on the market for years and have made progress making them more reliable. We however have never felt completely comfortable recommending them to our company installed customers, especially Central Station monitored customers. Pet immune motion detectors are good at ignoring mid sized and smaller pets but are not fool proof. Even one false alarms a year is not acceptable. A standard motion sensor turned upside down or lens masked works better and provides less headaches down the road more install tricks later. You never want to lose faith in your security system!Yourself, wife, kids, housekeeper, a babysitter?All security panels offer multiple “passcodes” allowing every family member to have their own unique arm/disarm code. While most customers use just a single primary passcode, we do however recommend programming a babysitter code.