Bells-only alarm, otherwise known as audible-only alarm, is a burglar alarm which makes only audible noise from the external and or internal sounders when the alarm is triggered. The bells-only alarm may deter intruders and alert the neighbour when the alarm activates but on its own will not generate police response.
A burglar alarm is monitored when the alarm system is connected via telephone line or radio network or both to a remote central station known as alarm receiving centre (ARC). The ARC monitors the alarm signals from the protected premises 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and alert the key holders and or the Police as necessary.
Monitored alarm will incur monthly or annually service charges in addition to the installation costs of the respective alarm package (shown above). Our combined monitoring and maintenance service charge starts from £20 p/m.
Personal attack alarm
Personal attack alarm is also referred to as Panic attack alarm. The alarm can be invaluable in summoning help when you are attacked or feel threatened by an intruder or a stranger in your home or at your business.
Personal attack alarm can be integrated in to the burglar alarm and may be connected to an Alarm Receiving Centre for Police response in the event of an emergency.
Burglar alarm may be connected to a speech dialler which enables the alarm system to send voice messages or SMS to a combination of telephone numbers (including mobile phones) in the event of alarm activation. The speech dialler may be a stand alone equipment which is attached to the burglar alarm or may be in built in the alarm control panel.
Speech diallers may allow for external communication by the alarm system; however they do not make the burglar alarm qualify for police response. A speech dialler with facilities to send messages to up to five mobile phones can be installed as an extra to any of our burglar alarm packages for £120 + VAT
In order to get police response on confirmed alarm activation and for peace of mind security, a monitored burglar alarm (ACPO Policy Document DD243:2004 Compliant) must be installed.
To find out more about the options for burglar alarms, please contact us