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Title:
Understanding and servicing alarm systems
Author:
Trimmer, H. William, 1939-
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xi, 255 pages : illustrations ; cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780750672061
Format :
Book

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Summary

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


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 Seviceperson
Work Hazards
Dealing Effectively with Customers

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