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Electronic Alarm and Security Systems : A Technician's Guide - Delton T. Horn

Electronic Alarm and Security Systems

A Technician's Guide

Paperback Published: 19th August 1995
ISBN: 9780070305298
Number Of Pages: 272

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Cash in on the growing demand for home alarm and security systems! If you're an electronics technician interested in expanding your expertise to include the lucrative and rapidly growing field of intrusion-alarm systems, this is the book for you. It's filled with the information you need to get into this booming market and start installing effective, reliable home alarm systems right away. Delton T. Horn's well-illustrated instructions guide you every step of the way, from mapping out a cost-efficient design to troubleshooting those "tough dog" problems. Topics include: The basic alarm system elements; The most commonly found types of sensors in today's alarm systems; Designing central control-box circuits complete with alarm location indicators and emergency bypass systems; Installing alarms on doors and windows; Panic buttons; Using test equipment; Arming and disarming alarm systems; Maintenance procedures; Lighting and landscaping techniques; Computer-controlled security systems Practical, real-world examples demonstrate many of the troubleshooting techniques discussed. This comprehensive handbook also includes details on how to install gas detectors and fire, smoke, and flood alarms.

Basic elements of an alarm systemp. 1
Planning an alarm systemp. 29
Structural considerationsp. 67
Installation proceduresp. 91
Fire and smoke alarmsp. 129
Gas detectorsp. 145
Flooding and leakage alarmsp. 159
Regular maintenancep. 183
Troubleshooting problemsp. 189
Computerized systems and high-tech securityp. 223
Appendix - Alarm sensors and their functionsp. 235
Glossaryp. 239
Indexp. 253
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ISBN: 9780070305298
ISBN-10: 0070305293
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 19th August 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 18.42  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.48