What kind of alarm is this:
And is it possible to get it to call me? I am about to get it
connected and set up with a security service but if it can call me I
will do that instead.
That's only the keypad, you know. The rest of the alarm is somewhere
else, maybe the basement, maybe a closet, in a metal box. I'm sure
inside the box it will have a brand name and even a model number.
Callyou on the telephone? I wanted that myself but never got it set
up. Then the thing burnt up, and now I'm dealing with a friend, so
I'm doing things the way he likes to.
The alarms come only with digital communicators that only communicate
with digital stuff.
But there are separate boxes that will call you with "voice" They
can be triggered by your alarm. IIRC, they dial one number and play
your prercorded message several times (because the machine doesn't
know when someone answered, if at all). Then it goes on to the next
number you've stored and does the same thing. Then two more numbers.
If someone enters a code, it will stop, but then that person is pretty
much obliged to call the police. ACtually everyone at every number
should have agreed to call you back or call the police.
X-10 might be a source, but if not, write back. It's in my basement,
cost 100 dollars, never used. :(
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