Top 5 Best Security Systems coming in at number 5 the Alula connect plus wireless encrypted securityand automation system the alula connect plus was designed in a different mannerthan most all-in-one security systems alula figured since most people todayhave their smartphones with them all the timethe need for an expensive keypad should be optionalinstead end-users can remotely arm and disarm this system using the veryresponsive alula smartphone app with that being said the alula connect pluscomes in as our least expensive system on our list the connect plus systemcomes with a 24 hour backup battery onboard that will power the system andcommunicator modules in the event the power is cut end users will have theluxury of choosing between broadband Wi-Fi LTE cellular or a combination ofinterchangeable communicators to obtain dual path alarm monitoring serviceshaving multiple communication path options allows end-users flexibility andmonthly monitoring rates alula has created a whole new line of securitysensors and peripherals this product line has a 128-bit one-way encryptionback to the connect plus panel to protect against RF jamming the connectplus sensor line has the third best range of all systems on our listtotaling 1,500 feet nominal without a repeater and 3,000 feet nominal with therepeater not only is the alula connect plus a home security system it can alsobe set up to use z-wave Plus devices so you can create a smart home mesh networkthe touch of one button in the app or verbal control using Amazon Alexa youcan arm and disarm toggle lights on or off set thermostat temperature andeither lock or unlock a door with the alula app end-users will be able toremotely and individually bypass sensors this is one of two systems on ourlists that offer this feature the alula connect plus does have access to its ownrecordable two-way audio DIY IP camera line called ez vis by hikvision whichhas an indoor indoor pan-tilt outdoor and video doorbell option the downsidesto the alula connect plus system our end users can't program the system locallyit can only be programmed in the dealer portal there is no recessed encrypteddoor window sensor at this time alula does not integrate with apple homekitgoogle home august door locks nest thermostats ratio sprinkler controllersLutron lights or lift master garage doors also for cellular communicationsthe panel only supports Verizon LTE no AT&T option at this time no one go algofeature for smoke and heat detectors this is where if one smoke sensor goesoff they all go off simultaneously connect plus can't reutilize existinghard-wired sensors as there's not a module at to this point that will allowyou to do so lastly with the alula connect app end-users can't see when adoor was opened in the event history and there is no zone control we will beproviding updates to this security system and features in the show more tabbelow throughout the year coming in at number four the Honeywell lyricencrypted security and automation system the honeywell lyric controller serves asthe main controller for the lyric security and automation system whichcomes with a 1024 by 600 7 inch touchscreen displayend-users will have the luxury of choosing what communicators to activatethe onboard Wi-Fi optional LTE cellular only or a combination to obtain dualpath alarm monitoring services lyric offers interchangeable cellular radioin the event a new one is needed the panel has a two megapixel front mountedcamera so when the system is disarmed it can text or email a notification toend-users that have the Total Connect 2.
0 services and the onboard Wi-Ficommunicator activated lyric offers its own line of security sensors called sixdevices six offers a 128-bit AES one-way encryption back to the main controllerwith a 300-foot nominal range this helps protect against a possible intruder fromjamming these signals of the sensor back to the main control panel one of thebiggest advantages end-users seem to love is the one go all go feature thatthis is when one six smoke detector is triggered all of the additional sixsmoke sensors will trigger as well not only is the lyric controller a homesecurity system it can also be set up to use z-waveautomation devices so you can create a smart home wireless mesh network includethe z-wave or z-wave Plus devices into scenes so that at the touch of onebutton in the total Kinect 2.
0 app end-users can automatically have thesystem armed or disarmed set thermostat temperature accordingly toggle lights onor off and either lock or unlock a door simultaneously lyric has access to itsown recordable two-way audio IP camera line which offers an indoor/outdoor andDB cam video doorbell option Honeywell has been working for quite some time onbecoming compatible with several key integrations such as apple homekitchamberlain garage doors august smart locks amazon alexa as well as thehoneywell lyric honeywell Wi-Fi and honeywell red link thermostats thedownsides to the honeywell lyric controller we could find were you can'tview IP cameras from the main touch screen like you could in the pastlirik from factory doesn't come with a 24-hour backup battery it can bepurchased separately no wireless repeater for six series sensors yet norecessed six door window contact no hardwired to wireless module that willallow for encrypted signals back to the lyric controller lyric doesn't integratewith nest thermostats at this time no ratio sprinkler control for irrigationno Lutron light integration as of now there is only an AT&T LTE cellularbackup option though in the future there should be a Verizon option six seriessensors are listed as the lowest Wireless range for RF sensors at 300feet nominal lyric doesn't offer any additional partitioning this systemworks with z-wave plus automation devices but they will not enjoy theencryption factor with Total Connect 2.
0 app there is no way to include scenes onthe front screen you must select a few more buttons to run a scene pleasecomment below if you have any questions we are here to help in at number 3 theclosest IQ panel to wireless encrypted security and automation system the IQpanel - still has the smallest 7 inch touch screen ever created withindustry-leading screen resolution of 1280 by 800 inside the main controlpanel lives a Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor with Android 5 plussoftware which allows the system to announce custom words and makes DIYprogramming a breeze the IQ panel - offers both AT&T and Verizon LTEcellular communicator options choose which provider gives you betterreception in your area amazing new features have been added such as theability to view compatible alarm calm cameras on the touchscreen and havetwo-way audio dialogue with compatible alarm.
com IP cameras click the show moretab for a list of compatible cameras qual sis has accomplished theunthinkable again by allowing the IQ panel to to be split up into fourpartitions three additional partitions will require a secondary touchscreen tofunction these partitions can also be controlled while using the alarm.
com appthe main control panel has a five megapixel front mounted camera that cantext end-users who have the alarm calm interactive services activated anytimethis system is disarmed during alarm events or with the new pekin featurethis panel contains a 24-hour backup battery from factory which can power thealarm system and internal cellular communicator in the event an intrudercuts power to your location the original IQ panel - still uses therobust s line sensors which hosts 128-bit one-way encryption back to themain control panel 600 foot nominal Wireless range and battery life betweenfive and eight years if you have existing hardwired security devices youwish to reutilize with the IQ panel - it is possible when you take advantage ofthe encrypted hard wired to wireless converter a built-in Bluetooth LTE 4.
0module has been installed directly to the panel this allows for end-users topair up to five smart devices so when they come within 30 to 40 feet of thepanel it will automatically disarm the system without touching anything iqpanel - is the first security system ever to include a built-in glass breakdetector this saves both time and a built-in router if a client has a bunchof other devices such as video games or other streaming devices on the Wi-Finetwork the IQ panel - built-in router will divert some of the bandwidth so youdon't see any lab in the connection speeds IQ panel 2 canalso be set up to use z-wave Plus devices so you can create a smart homewireless mesh network with these z-wave plus or z-wave devices end-users canremotely control lights locks and thermostats directly from the alarm.
comapp from anywhere in the world include these devices in two scenes so that atthe touch of one button in the app or verbal control using Amazon Alexaend-users can automatically run scenes that can arm and disarm toggle lights onor off set thermostat temperature and lock or unlock a door simultaneouslyQualis in conjunction with alarm.
com services have worked really hard toallow for integrations to common third parties such as google nest thermostatsratio sprinkler controls Chamberland garage doorsselect Lutron lights Amazon Alexa and Google home the only downsides to thekoala cycle - we could find were at this time customers can't add the power Gcard separately there is no option for an S line wireless repeater to extendrange iq panel - doesn't have an interchangeable cellular radio option IQpanel - can't integrate with apple homekit do - no msi chip the qw 90 103 -8 4 0 secondary keypad is a bit pricey no one go all go feature with the S linesmoke sensors no August door-lock integration at thistime please comment below if you have any questions we are here to help comingin at number two the alarm calm compatible DSC i/o taga the DSC i/o tagais the first and least expensive all-in-one system to work directly withindustry best military-grade 2-way encrypted power G devices IO take awhiff power G offers end-users battery life up to eight years the best wirelessrange at 2500 feet without a repeater and 5000 feet with a repeater click theshow more tab to learn more about why the power G devices are industry bestlook for the on-board keypad that will allow for direct arming or disarming ofthe security system built directly into the IO taiga is a 24-hour backup batterythat will power the onboard cellular communicator in the event the main poweris cut end users can split their on-site locations into two separate partitionsby using a secondary touchscreen or an inexpensive secondary keypad once thishas been accomplished and users will also be able to remotely control bothpartitions using the alarm comm app in the event a customer needs to insert anew alarm comm cellular module IO taga will allow for interchangeable cellularcommunicators Iota offers customers the one go all gofeatures for smoke and heat devices since it uses power G technology IO tagacan also be set up to use z-wave Plus devices include these devices intoscenes so that at the touch of one button in the app or verbal controlusing Amazon Alexa end users can automatically run scenes that can arm ordisarm toggle lights on or off set thermostat temperature and lock orunlock a door simultaneously DSC has worked very hardto allow for several key integrations such as Google nest thermostats ratiosprinkler controllers select Lutron lights lift master garage doors applehomekit Amazon Alexa and Google home voice controllers the only downsides wecould find about the alarm.
com compatible io taga systems were thissystem has to be connected to Wi-Fi during the initial setup end-users can'tprogram the system locally everything must be programmed remotely by thedealer no August door lock integration there's only a Verizon LTE cellularoption no AT&T card at this time end-users can't use existing hardwiredsensors as there's no module to do so no compatible alarm calm image sensoryou can't bypass sensors remotely with the alarm.
com app please comment belowif you have any questions we are here to help now coming in at our number-onespot the closest IQ panel 2 plus wireless security and automation systemthe closest IQ panel 2 plus offers all of the same features and monitoringrates as the original IQ panel 2 system we reviewed earlier but in addition itcontains an onboard power G transceiver this unlocks all the advantages power Gbrings to the table such as 2-way military-grade encryption up to 8 yearbattery life and with the IQ panel 2 plus the second-best wireless range of2400 feet without a repeater and 4800 feet with the repeater also the IQ panel2 plus has several different models that will allow end users to use theirexisting 2gig honeywell interlocks and DSC whyairless sensors to save money click the show more tab below for more informationon specific product numbers in addition when non-power G sensors are utilizedthey will not enjoy the features of power G when an end-user uses power Gsmoke detectors they will be able to enjoy the one go all go feature lastlysince the IQ panel - plus uses power G technology end users can add a much lessexpensive secondary keypad if they choose the ws9 LCD wf9 the onlydownsides to the closest IQ panel - plus we could find were the IQ panel - plusisn't able to use alarm calm image sensors because the power G module ishosted in the same slot the IQ panel - doesn't offer any interchangeablecellular communicator options you can't bypass sensors remotely fromthe alarm.
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