Q:Can I set my tripwire alarm with a pet left inside?
A:A tripwire alarm will only be activated if a person or pet walks through the line. A tripwire alarm is the most basic form of alarm system you can opt for. If your pet is indoors and is free to move around the house, there is a chance it can trip the alarm. If you place the wires high enough, a small pet may not be able to trip the alarm.
Q:Do home tripwire alarm systems prevent break-ins?
A:Trip wire alarms are the most basic type of home security alarms. Tripwire alarms can come in a few variations, using laser technology and radio-frequency. The basic purpose of this alarm is to alert you in the event of a burglary or intrusion. The effectiveness of such systems will vary and also depend upon other factors such as location of the alarm. In most cases, a burglar is likely to retreat if he or she trips the alarm.
Q:How to make a DIY tripwire alarm?
A:Tripwire alarms are the most basic kind of alarms you will find. It is also possible to build a tripwire alarm with a few simple steps: purchase a wireless transmitter and receiver that will activate the alarm, connect wires to the switch on the transmitter, create a switch that will be activated by the tripwire, and set up the wires in the chosen pathway. It is important that you follow the instructions or manual that typically come with a DIY trip alarm system.
Q:What happens if my alarm system is tripped by mistake?
A:If you trip the alarm accidentally, it is important that you disable the alarm as soon as you can. If your alarm system is being monitored by a security company, you can call them and inform them about the false alarm before they dispatch security. However, there may be a limited time window for this. It is also important that you know about the laws regarding false alarms in your state. Most cities levy a fine for false alarms.
Q:What is the difference between remote tripwire alarm and laser tripwire alarm?
A:A tripwire alarm is a basic alarm system used in many homes. A wire or line is placed across a pathway. When someone walks through the line, it automatically triggers the alarm. On the other hand, a laser tripwire alarm is a more advanced version of the basic tripwire alarm. This device comprises of a transmitter and a receiver that send out a laser beam across the pathway. Any intruder who crosses the pathway will cause the laser beam to break, triggering the alarm.