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The Components of a Home Security System

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Cameras are an important part of your home security system. They let you know what’s going on around your home.

A home security system is not just one thing, but utilizes an entire network of different components to make sure that your family is safe and secure. Each of these home security systems plays a vital role in making sure that your home, family, and property are protected. Here are some of the most often used home security components and how they function.

The Control Panel

The control panel is the main hub of your home security system. It is usually a touchpad that enables you to enter passcodes which arm and disarm your home security system at your discretion. Some even have a voice control feature for added personalization and safety. Control panels communicate with a number of other home security system components. These components often include features such as cameras and motion sensors, and makes sure that they all work together to the best of their ability.  

The Motion Sensors   

This part of a home security system detects when unwanted intruders enter your home. Motion sensors use technology such as ultrasonic waves, vibration, microwave pulses, infrared heat, or a combination of these things to sense when someone is moving in your home or within your property that you do not want to be there. The can quickly sense and unwanted persons or threats so there are no unwelcome surprises.

The Cameras

Security cameras are available in both wired and wireless versions. They can be concealed throughout your home, on both the inside and outside. Cameras capture various activity throughout your home, and can even send a live video feed to an accompanying app. This means that you can keep an eye on your home from anywhere in the world. Cameras can pan, tilt, swivel, static, and some even have night vision. Get one that best suits your needs.

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