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Home security system recommendation

I want to purchase a DIY wireless home security system. For the moment, I do not want to pay a home monitoring service and prefer to be informed of my alarm status via the Internet (WiFi and ...
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What type and length of wiring for home security system?

I'm slowly remodeling my house one room at a time. I'm to the point where I need to wire a window for the future alarm system. This post talks about how to wire a home during new construction for a ...
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How do I configure a NetworX NX-8V2 security panel to report events to my cell phone?

Is there a way how to program NX-8V2 to report events to my cell phone? I found this post http://www.diyalarmforum.com/board/index.php?topic=3519.0 and tried this setup with no luck: location 0: ...
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Can I install a security system myself?

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How to secure apartment windows with external fire esscape

Recently, a burglar attempted to break in to my apartment by coming up the fire escape and pry open the window. Lucky I heard him and he was scared away when I turn on the light. My apartment is on ...