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Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems / Edition 3

Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems / Edition 3

by H. William Trimmer B.S., Timmer


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Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, Third Edition has seen the alarm industry enter the computer age. With its coverage of microcomputerized controls, sophisticated detection devices, methods of alarm reporting, that second edition broke new ground. Now completely updated to reflect the security industry's most high-tech advances, the third edition of Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, continues on the road of educating the alarm dealer, installer, and technician.

  • Prepares readers for the practicalities of dealing with customers
  • Takes readers from the basics of electricity to the most modern equipment installation and repair
  • Teaches the pitfalls one might encounter in the alarm servicing profession, along with the approaches for troubleshooting

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750672061
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/07/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 800,642
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Basic Electricity; Test Equipment; Part Two: Kinds of Trouble; Types of Protective Loops; Seven Steps in Troubleshooting; Specific Troubleshooting Procedures; Part Three: Controls; Silent Alarms and Local Bells; Batteries and Power Supplies; Part Four: Advanced Intrusion Detection Systems; Part Five: A Day in the Life of An Alarm Serviceperson; Work Hazards; Dealing Effectively with Customers; Glossary

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